Coldplay - Yellow Guitar Chords

Coldplay

permanent wave, pop

Song versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Chords: Badd9, F#add13, Emaj7, G#m, B, F#, F#sus2, F#mMaj7
This arrangement is for playing solo on the acoustic guitar and meant to sound like the full composition.
Tuning: Tune the 6th string down one half step to Eb: E-A-D-G-B-Eb

[Chords]
Chris plays the chords with his thumb on the root note but they can be played similar to barre chords.
Essential:
B       [799800] (for it to sound more like the lead guitar you can play [799870])
Badd9   [799900]
F#add13 [244300]
Emaj7   [022100]
Emaj7*  [0.14.14.13.0.0]
G#m     [466400] 

[Embellishments]
F#sus2    [244100] (only to simulate the lead guitar in the beginning if that's your thing)
Emaj7add6 [022120] (also only to sim the lead guitar)
F#mMaj7   [244201] (this is what Chris plays in the outro on the record, but you might find it easier to
                   play [24425x] if you can't get your thumb around for the root note. Just doesn't sound 
                   quite as nice)

|For the purposes of simplicity I refer to the F#add13 chord as F#|
The strumming pattern is pretty simple. Mostly just down strokes on 8th notes with the occasional upstroke to
add variety. The intro, breaks, and outro would normally have the electric guitar riff but for playing solo 
you can just play the B - F# - E. I included a simluation of the electric guitar riff that isn't entirely
necessary to the song, and doesn't fully do the riff justice (B Badd9 F# F#sus2 E6maj7 Emaj7 B Badd9). That 
progression can also be played in the last break instead of what is shown below.

[Intro]
B  Badd9   B  Badd9
B Badd9 F# F#sus2 Emaj7add6 Emaj7 B Badd9

[Verse 1]
B                                           F#
Look at the stars, look how they shine for you
                    Emaj7                          B
And everything you do yeah they were all yellow.
B                                F#
I came along, I wrote a song for you
                           Emaj7                            B
And all the things that you do and it was called Yellow.
Badd9        B     F#                             Emaj7
So then I took my turn oh what a thing to have done,
                        B   Badd9
And it was all yellow.

[Chorus 1]
Emaj7*      G#m          F#                    
Your skin, oh yeah your skin and bones
Emaj7   G#m           F#               
Turn in - to something beautiful
Emaj7       G#m           F#         Emaj7    
And you know  you know I love you so. You know I love you so

[Break]
B  Badd9 F# F#sus2 Emaj7add6 Emaj7 B Badd9

[Verse 2]
B                                    F#
I swam across, I jumped across for you
                    Emaj7
Oh what a thing to do  cause you were all yellow
B                                 F#
I drew a line I drew line for you
                    Emaj7
Oh what a thing to do 
                       B Badd9
And it was all yellow

[Chorus 2]
Emaj7*        G#m      F#
Your skin oh yeah your skin and bones
Emaj7     G#m           F#
Turn in - to something beautiful
Emaj7       G#m          F#             Emaj7
And you know for you I'd bleed myself dry
Emaj7
For you I'd bleed myself dry

[Break]
B  Badd9 F# F#sus2 Emaj7add6 Emaj7 B Badd9

[Bridge]
     B                              F#              
It's true - look how they shine for you
                         Emaj7
look how they shine for you
                        B
look how they shine for
                         F#
look how they shine for you
                         Emaj7
look how they shine for you
                    B
look how they shine

[Outro]
B                                         F#mMaj7
Look at the stars, look how they shine for you
                            Emaj7
And all the things that you do...

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