Cody Simpson - Driftwood Guitar Chords

Cody Simpson

australian pop, dance pop, pop, post-teen pop

Song versions: 1 2
Chords: A, D, E
SONG:   DRIFTWOOD
ARTIST: CODY SIMPSON
VIDEO:  http://youtu.be/0gd50nTDHv8
TAB BY: DON CZARSKI
EMAIL:  GUITARZAN7@HOTMAIL.COM


                    DRIFTWOOD
                  CODY SIMPSON

NOTE: The entire song consists of playing 
      the chords A D E over and over. Slide
      from the D chord up to the E chord.
      All chords are played as Barre Chords.
      Listen for the timing and rhythm.


INTRO:
A D E   A   D E
    Ah babe
             A              D
I'm missing you for a ni-i-ight
    E      A  D E
Uh woh woh no


VERSE:
 A        D 
Hey Bruce,
E          A   D
Untie my noose
E          A        D
Open up a bottle of
 E             A    D
Whatever you choose
 E           A         D
You see the naked truth
           E         A    D
It's only truth sometimes
E              A               D
And if you're looking for lies
        E        A         D
That's what you gonna find-i-ind


CHORUS:
E         A                    D           E
I gotta free my soul from the troubles of lately
 A                D          E
Follow my heart wherever it takes me
 A              D          E         A
Let it float on by like a piece of driftwood
 D       E        A
Like a piece of driftwood, woh
    D      E         A             D     E
La Like a piece of driftwood, woh woh woh


VERSE:
     A
You win some, you lose some
     D             E               A    D        E
And some that you win, you really lose don't you
     A
You get some, you give some
      D             E             A              D  E
You trade a little piece of your youth of your youth
     A                      D       E           A
But nothing makes me happier  than singing the blues
         D  E
Woh woh woh no
        A           D        E             A   D E
Set my big brown hat to my black pointed shoes


CHORUS:
E         A                    D           E
I gotta free my soul from the troubles of lately
 A                D          E
Follow my heart wherever it takes me
 A              D          E         A
Let it float on by like a piece of driftwood
    D       E        A
La like a piece of driftwood, 
 D        E         A  D  E
Mmmm mmm mmmm mmmm mmm


E - PALM MUTE THIS CHORD 


VERSE: (Timing is different at this point)
A
  Ain't no mind through the troubles on the telephone lines
     D                        E
The sun still shines, we got water and wine
      A
It's time to start thinking, got no time to decline
     D                                  E
The earth awakes you, yes, the simple pleasures of mine
 A
Yours if you want them, you got time in the day
       D                              E
Find wealth in the loving and you'll never be gray
A
A piece is missing from the puzzle

It's the piece that you need
          D                           E                       
Peace of mind you gonna find and meditate by the sea
    A                                                 D
Be free with all your tree in all the air that you breathe
       E
Just breathe
            A
They can't take away your soul but they can take all your pride
      D                            E                    A
Slow ride, that's right we gonna sleep in the forest tonight
   D                           E                    A
Oh we gonna, gonna I'm gonna sleep in the forest tonight
    D                   E
Alright, yeah but it's sunlight


INSTRUMENTAL:
A D E   A D E   A D E   A D E


CHORUS:
      E         A                    D           E
Guess I gotta free my soul from the troubles of lately
 A                D          E
Follow my heart wherever it take me
 A              D               E                A
Let it float on by li li li oh like a piece of driftwood


OUTRO:
                        D          E
Free my soul from the troubles of lately
 A                D          E
Follow my heart wherever it take me
 A                 D E   A D E   A D E   A
Let it float on by

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