Coldplay - Magic Guitar Chords

Coldplay

permanent wave, pop

Song versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Chords: E, A, D, F#
Magic - Coldplay
Tuning - E A D F# A E

Chords
    D    A    E
E |-0----0----0-------------------------|
A |-0----0----0-------------------------|
F#|-0----7----5-------------------------|
D |-12---7----6-------------------------|
A |-12---7----7-------------------------|
E |-10---5----0-------------------------|

Riff (repeat as desired)
    D                        A   E
E |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-44----11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11-77-----|
E |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--5--s12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12---9--s10-|

Intro - The chords are just D, A, and E and they follow the changes of the riff. So just 
listen to the song to find when to change chords.

When playing this song with the chords, I find it more
"pleasing" when only playing the top four strings (E A D G).
In addition to that, try to limit the amount of strums.
The song doesn't involve too much guitar. The main star
of the song is the bass drum and the baseline which is
played an awful lot. This is true for most of the song,
until the band builds up the song.

[Verse]
        D
Call it magic
 A       E
Call it true
  A       D
I call it magic
     A        E
When I'm with you
      A        D
And I just got broken
       A     E
Broken into two
        A       D
Still I call it magic
         A       E
When I'm next to you

[Chorus]
      D
And I don't and I don't and I don't and I don't
      A
No, I don't it's true
  E
I don't, no I don't, no I don't, no I don't
             A
Want anybody else but you
  D
I don't and I don't and I don't and I don't
      A
No, I don't it's true
  E
I don't, no I don't, no I don't, no I don't
             A
Want anybody else but you

[Instrumental]
    D                        A   E
E |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-44----11--11--11--11--11--11--11--11-77-----|
E |-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--5--s12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12---9--s10-|

[Verse]
        D
Call it magic
       A    E
Cut me into two
         A        D
And with all your magic
       A         E
I disappear from view
      A         D
And I can't get over
          A    E
Can't get over you
        A       D
Still I call it magic
       A        E
Such a precious jewel

[Chorus]
      D
And I don't and I don't and I don't and I don't
      A
No, I don't it's true
  E
I don't, no I don't, no I don't, no I don't
             A
Want anybody else but you
      D
And I don't and I don't and I don't and I don't
      A
No, I don't it's true
  E
I don't, no I don't, no I don't, no I don't
             A
Want anybody else but you

[Bridge]
        D             E
Want to fall, fall so far
          D             E
I want to fall, fall so hard
              D
And I call it magic
              E
And I call it true
          D              E
I call it magic

This is where you start playing all six strings.
The struming should become much more energetic and
lively. There is no real way to strum this, just listen
to the song and play what you feel.
Continue playing D and E through the break.
Now tone it down.

[Outro]
                   D
And if you were to ask me
               A          E
After all that we've been through
       A         D
Still believe in magic?
A      E
Yes, I do
A      D
Yes, I do
A      E
Yes, I do
A      D
Yes, I do
   A        E
Of course I do

Continue with the last progression and fade till the end.
Hope this helps!

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