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Viva la Vida

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Coldplay : Viva la Vida

STANDARD TUNING - CAPO 1

INTRO: C - D - G - Em    x2

(Em)      C        D
I used to rule the world
           G                    Em
Seas would rise when I gave the word
                     C       D
Now in the morning I sleep alone
          G                 Em
Sweep the streets I used to own

C - D - G - Em    x2

(Em)      C         D
I used to roll the dice
          G                 Em
Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
              C            D
Listen as the crowd would sing:
          G                 Em
"Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!"


(Em)         C        D
One minute I held the key
         G                    Em
Next the walls were closed on me
                          C        D
And I discovered that my castles stand
     G                    Em
Upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand

  C              D
I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
G             Em
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
C                D
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield
   G                 Em
My missionaries in a foreign field
C                 D
For some reason I can't explain
G                     Em              C      D
Once you go there was never, never an honest word
         Bm               Em
That was when I ruled the world

C - D - G - Em    x2

(Em)                  C     D
It was the wicked and wild wind
              G               Em
Blew down the doors to let me in.
                          C        D
Shattered windows and the sound of drums
       G                    Em
People couldn't believe what I'd become

(Em)     C      D
Revolutionaries wait
        G               Em
For my head on a silver plate
                   C      D
Just a puppet on a lonely string
   G                         Em
Oh who would ever want to be king?


  C              D
I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
G             Em
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
C                D
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield
   G                 Em
My missionaries in a foreign field
C                 D
For some reason I can't explain
  G                     Em              
I know Saint Peter will call my name ,
   C            D
never an honest word
              Bm               Em
But that was when I ruled the world  

C - Em x3
D x2


C - D - G - Em    x2
(Ohhhhh Ohhh Ohhh)

  C              D
I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
G             Em
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
C                D
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield
   G                 Em
My missionaries in a foreign field
C                 D
For some reason I can't explain
  G                     Em              
I know Saint Peter will call my name ,
   C            D
never an honest word
              Bm                Em
But that was when I ruled the world  

C - D - Bm - Em              and fading...
Oooooh Oooooh Oooooh
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Well guys I finally added a no capo version for you guys with no capo...

TUNED HALF STEP DOWN - Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

INTRO: D - E - A - F#m    x2

(F#m)      D        E
I used to rule the world
           A                    F#m
Seas would rise when I gave the word
                     D       E
Now in the morning I sleep alone
          A                 F#m
Sweep the streets I used to own

D - E - A - F#m    x2

(F#m)      D         E
I used to roll the dice
          A                 F#m
Feel the fear in my enemy's eyes
              D            E
Listen as the crowd would sing:
          A                 F#m
"Now the old king is dead! Long live the king!"


(F#m)         D        E
One minute I held the key
         A                    F#m
Next the walls were closed on me
                          D        E
And I discovered that my castles stand
     A                    F#m
Upon pillars of salt and pillars of sand

  D              E
I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
A             F#m
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
D                E
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield
   A                 F#m
My missionaries in a foreign field
D                 E
For some reason I can't explain
A                     F#m             D      E
Once you go there was never, never an honest word
         C#m              F#m
That was when I ruled the world

D - E - A - F#m    x2

(F#m)                 D    E
It was the wicked and wild wind
              A               F#m
Blew down the doors to let me in.
                          D        E
Shattered windows and the sound of drums
       A                     F#m
People couldn't believe what I'd become

(F#m)    D      E
Revolutionaries wait
        A               F#m
For my head on a silver plate
                   D      E
Just a puppet on a lonely string
   A                         F#m
Oh who would ever want to be king?


  D              E
I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
A             F#m
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
D                E
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield
   A                 F#m
My missionaries in a foreign field
D                 E
For some reason I can't explain
  A                     F#m              
I know Saint Peter will call my name ,
   D            E
never an honest word
              C#m              F#m
But that was when I ruled the world  

D - F#m x3
E x2


D - E - A - F#m    x2
(Ohhhhh Ohhh Ohhh)

  D              E
I hear Jerusalem bells are ringing
A             F#m
Roman Cavalry choirs are singing
D                E
Be my mirror, my sword, and shield
   A                 F#m
My missionaries in a foreign field
D                 E
For some reason I can't explain
  A                     F#m              
I know Saint Peter will call my name ,
   D            E
never an honest word
              C#m               F#m
But that was when I ruled the world  

D - E - C#m - F#m              and fading...
Oooooh Oooooh Oooooh


Artist name: Coldplay

Last updated on March 1, 2012 with 458 views

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