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When We Were Young Tabs

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                INTRO

  Piano arr. for guitar
  Cm   Eb/G   Ab   Eb/G   Fm7    Eb/G
|-----------|-----------|------|------|   Note: Chord versions are using Gm instead of Eb/G.
|-4----4----|-4----4----|-4----|-4----|         In the video, at 0:47, you can see the pianist's
|-5----3----|-5----3----|-1----|-3----|         finger playing the Eb note, the bass sounds a G,
|-5----5----|-6----5----|-3----|-5----|         that's why I conclude it's an Eb inversion, not 
|-3---------|-----------|------|------|         a Gm chord.
|------3----|-4----3----|-1----|-3----|         
                                                
                     
VERSE I
                                   ___      ___
                                  |1.      |2.
    Cm   Eb/G   Ab   Eb/G   Fm7    Eb/G     Eb/G
|| -----------|-----------|------|------ ||---------|
|| -4----4----|-4----4----|-4----|-4---- ||-4-------|
||O-5----3----|-5----3----|-1----|-3----O||-3-------|
||O-5----5----|-6----5----|-3----|-5----O||-5-------|
|| -3---------|-----------|------|------ ||-----6-5-|
|| ------3----|-4----3----|-1----|-3---- ||-3-------|

Cm          Eb/G                 Ab
  Everybody loves the things you do
Eb/G             Fm7                  Eb/G
From the way you talk, to the way you move
Cm          Eb/G     Ab         Eb/G
  Everybody here is watching you
                  Fm7                              Eb/G
'Cause you feel like home, you're like a dream come true

                                   ___      ___
                                  |1.      |2.            
    Cm   Eb/G   Ab   Eb/G   Fm7    Eb/G        Bb         
|| -----------|-----------|------|--------- ||--------------|
|| -4----4----|-4----4----|-4----|-4------- ||-6----------6-|
||O-5----3----|-5----3----|-1----|-3-------O||-7----8-7---7-|
||O-5----5----|-6----5----|-3----|-5-------O||-8---8------8-|
|| -3---------|-----------|------|-----6-5- ||----8---------|
|| ------3----|-4----3----|-1----|-3------- ||-6---------(8)|
                                                 
Cm          Eb/G              Ab
  But if by chance you're here alone
Eb/G           Fm7             Eb/G
  Can I have a moment before I go-
Cm                Eb/G           Ab       Eb/G
 'Cause I've been by myself all night long
               Fm7               Bb
 Hoping you're someone I used to know


PRE-CHORUS

  Playing tip: Play chords syncopated
  Ab          Bb       Gm    Ab            Bb      Gm     Bbsus4 *
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-4----4------6---6--|-3---3-4---4-|-4---4-6---6-|-3---3--6---6-|  * Not totally sure about this chord
|-5----5------7---7--|-3---3-5---5-|-5---5-7---7-|-3---3--8---8-|
|-6----6------8---8--|-5---5-6---6-|-6---6-8---8-|-5---5--8---8-|
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-4---(4)-----6--(6)-|-3--(3)4--(4)|-4--(4)6--(6)|-3--(3)-6-----|
|    (X): Hold note
|
| Lead guitar + slight chorus
| let ring thoughout
|-11------11----11---|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|------11-----11--11-|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|--------------------|-----O/------|------------O//-------------|
|--------------------|-----/O------|------------//O-------------|
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
                           O/O: Single simile
                                                O//O: Double simile
                Ab   Bb
You look like a movie
                 Gm  Ab
You sound like a song
                        Bb
My God, this reminds me
                Gm   Bbsus4 *
Of when we were young


CHORUS

    Eb     Gm        Ab     Bb
|| ----------------|--------------- ||
|| -4----4-3----3--|-4---4--6---6-- ||
||O-3----3-3----3--|-5---5--7---7--O||
||O-5----5-5----5--|-6---6--8---8--O||
|| -6---(6)--------|--------------- ||
|| --------3---(3)-|-4--(4)-6--(6)- ||
|
|   let ring
|| -11-----11------|--------------- ||
|| ------11-----11-|--------------- ||
||O----------------|------O/-------O||
||O----------------|------/O-------O||
|| ----------------|--------------- ||
|| ----------------|--------------- ||X2

       Eb             Gm                Ab              Bb
Let me photograph you in this light, in case it is the last time
           Eb        Gm             Ab             Bb
Though, it might be exactly like we were before we realized

  Cm     Eb/G     Ab             Fm  Fm7   Bb
|---------------|--------------|---------|-----------|
|-4----4-4---4--|-4------4-----|-1---4---|-6---------|
|-5----5-3---3--|-5-----5--4v--|-1---1---|-7----8-7--|
|-5----5-5---5--|-6----6-------|-3---3---|-8---8-----|
|-3---(3)-------|--------------|---------|----8------|
|--------3--(3)-|-4---(4)------|-1--(1)--|-6-(6)-----|
|                           v: vibrato
|let ring
|-11-----11-----|--------------|---------|-----------|
|------11----11-|--------------|-13vv----|-11vv------|
|---------------|------O/------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|------/O------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|--------------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|--------------|---------|-----------|

        Cm             Eb/G            Ab      
We were sad of getting old, it made us restless
                   Fm   Fm7             Bb   
It was just like a movie, it was just a song


VERSE
                                   ___      ___
                                  |1.      |2.            
    Cm   Eb/G     Ab   Eb/G   Fm7    Eb/G        Bb         
|| -------------|-----------|------|--------- ||--------------|
|| -4----4------|-4----4----|-4----|-4------- ||-6----------6-|
||O-5----3------|-5----3----|-1----|-3-------O||-7----8-7---7-|
||O-5----5------|-6----5----|-3----|-5-------O||-8---8------8-|
|| -3-----------|-----------|------|-----6-5- ||----8---------|
|| ------3------|-4----3----|-1----|-3------- ||-6---------(8)|
|
|
|| -11-----11---|-----------|------|--------- ||
|| ------11--11-|-----------|------|--------- ||
||O-------------|----O/-----|-----O//--------O||
||O-------------|----/O-----|-----//O--------O||
|| -------------|-----------|------|--------- ||
|| -------------|-----------|------|--------- ||X2

Cm          Eb/G            Ab    Eb/G
  I was so scared to face my fears
              Fm7                   Eb/G
'Cause nobody told me that you'd be here
Cm               Eb/G          Ab  Eb/G
  And I swear if you moved overseas
                Fm7               Bb
That's what you said when you left me


PRE-CHORUS

  Ab          Bb       Gm    Ab            Bb      Gm     Bbsus4
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-4----4------6---6--|-3---3-4---4-|-4---4-6---6-|-3---3--6---6-|
|-5----5------7---7--|-3---3-5---5-|-5---5-7---7-|-3---3--8---8-|
|-6----6------8---8--|-5---5-6---6-|-6---6-8---8-|-5---5--8---8-|
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|-4---(4)-----6--(6)-|-3--(3)4--(4)|-4--(4)6--(6)|-3--(3)-6-----|
|
|
| let ring thoughout
|-11------11----11---|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|------11-----11--11-|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|--------------------|-----O/------|------------O//-------------|
|--------------------|-----/O------|------------//O-------------|
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|
|--------------------|-------------|-------------|--------------|

                      Ab   Bb
You still look like a movie
                       Gm  Ab
You still sound like a song
                      Bb
My god this reminds me   
                Gm  Bsus4
Of when we were young


CHORUS

    Eb     Gm        Ab     Bb
|| ----------------|--------------- ||
|| -4----4-3----3--|-4---4--6---6-- ||
||O-3----3-3----3--|-5---5--7---7--O||
||O-5----5-5----5--|-6---6--8---8--O||
|| -6---(6)--------|--------------- ||
|| --------3---(3)-|-4--(4)-6--(6)- ||
|
|   let ring
|| -11-----11------|--------------- ||
|| ------11-----11-|--------------- ||
||O----------------|------O/-------O||
||O----------------|------/O-------O||
|| ----------------|--------------- ||
|| ----------------|--------------- ||X2

       Eb             Gm                Ab              Bb
Let me photograph you in this light, in case it is the last time
           Eb        Gm             Ab             Bb
Though, it might be exactly like we were before we realized

  Cm     Eb/G     Ab             Fm  Fm7   Bb
|---------------|--------------|---------|-----------|
|-4----4-4---4--|-4------4-----|-1---4---|-6---------|
|-5----5-3---3--|-5-----5--4v--|-1---1---|-7----8-7--|
|-5----5-5---5--|-6----6-------|-3---3---|-8---8-----|
|-3---(3)-------|--------------|---------|----8------|
|--------3--(3)-|-4---(4)------|-1--(1)--|-6-(6)-----|
|                           v: vibrato
|let ring
|-11-----11-----|--------------|---------|-----------|
|------11----11-|--------------|-13vv----|-11vv------|
|---------------|------O/------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|------/O------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|--------------|---------|-----------|
|---------------|--------------|---------|-----------|

        Cm             Eb/G            Ab      
We were sad of getting old, it made us restless
                   Fm   Fm7             Bb   
It was just like a movie, it was just a song


BRIDGE

  Cm   Eb/G     Ab   Eb/G   Fm7    Bb     B5     
|-------------|-----------|------|------------|
|-4----4------|-4----4----|-4----|-6----------|
|-5----3------|-5----3----|-1----|-7----8-----|
|-5----5------|-6----5----|-3----|-8---8--9---|
|-3-----------|-----------|------|----8-------|
|------3------|-4----3----|-1----|-6------7---|
|
|
|-11-----11---|-----------|------|------------|
|------11--11-|-----------|------|------------|
|-------------|----O/-----|-----O//-----------|
|-------------|----/O-----|-----//O-----------|
|-------------|-----------|------|------------|
|-------------|-----------|------|------------|

     Cm           Eb/G
When we were young
     Ab           Eb/G
When we were young
     Fm7
When we were young
     Bb           B5
When we were young


BRIDGE
                                       ___            ___
                                      |1.            |2.
    Cm   Eb/G     Ab     Eb/G   Fm7    Bb     B5      Bb
|| -------------|-------------|------|------------ ||-----------|
|| -4----4------|-4----4-4----|-4----|-6---------- ||-6----6-6--|
||O-5----3------|-5---5--3----|-1----|-7----8-----O||-7---7--7--|
||O-5----5------|-6--6---5----|-3----|-8---8--9---O||-8--8---8--|
|| -3-----------|-------------|------|----8------- ||-----------|
|| ------3------|-4------3----|-1----|-6------7--- ||-6-----(6)-|
|
|
|| -11-----11---|-------------|------|------------ ||
|| ------11--11-|-------------|------|------------ ||
||O-------------|----O/-------|-----O//-----------O||
||O-------------|----/O-------|-----//O-----------O||
|| -------------|-------------|------|------------ ||
|| -------------|-------------|------|------------ ||

     Cm        Eb/G     Ab              Eb/G
It's hard to admit that everything just takes me back
        Fm7
To when you were there
        Bb            B5
To when you were there

        Cm               Eb/G      Ab              Eb/G
And the part of me keeps hoping on just in case it hasn't gone
        Fm7
I guess I still care
   Bb         
Do you still care-


PRE-CHORUS
                        ___                  ___
                       |1.                  |2.
    Ab     Bb           Gm        Ab         Gm        Ab
|| -8----8-10------10-|-10-----10-8----8- ||-10-----10-8----|
|| -9---9--11----11---|-11---11---9---9-- ||-11---11---9----|
||O-8--8---10--10-----|-12-12-----8--8---O||-12-12-----8----|
||O-6------8----------|-----------6------O||-----------6----|
|| -------------------|-10--------------- ||-10-------------|
|| -------------------|------------------ ||----------------|

                   Ab   Bb
It was just like a movie 
                   Gm  Ab
It was just like a song
               Ab     Bb
My god this reminds me   
                Gm   Bb
Of when we were young!


BRIDGE

     Eb/G         Gm
When we were young
     Ab           Bb
When we were young
     Eb/G         Gm
When we were young
     Ab           Bb
When we were young


CHORUS

    Eb     Gm        Ab     Bb
|| ----------------|--------------- ||
|| -4----4-3----3--|-4---4--6---6-- ||
||O-3----3-3----3--|-5---5--7---7--O||
||O-5----5-5----5--|-6---6--8---8--O||
|| -6---(6)--------|--------------- ||
|| --------3---(3)-|-4--(4)-6--(6)- ||
|
|   let ring
|| -11-----11------|--------------- ||
|| ------11-----11-|--------------- ||
||O----------------|------O/-------O||
||O----------------|------/O-------O||
|| ----------------|--------------- ||
|| ----------------|--------------- ||X2

       Eb             Gm                Ab              Bb
Let me photograph you in this light, in case it is the last time
           Eb        Gm             Ab             Bb
Though, it might be exactly like we were before we realized

  Cm     Eb/G     Ab      Bb       Cm     Eb/G     Ab      Bb        
|---------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|
|-4----4-4---4--|-4----4--6----6-|-4----4-4---4--|-4----4--6----6-|
|-5----5-3---3--|-5----5--7----7-|-5----5-3---3--|-5----5--7----7-|
|-5----5-5---5--|-6----6--8----8-|-5----5-5---5--|-6----6--8----8-|
|-3---(3)-------|----------------|-3---(3)-------|----------------|
|--------3--(3)-|-4---(4)-6---(6)|--------3--(3)-|-4---(4)-6---(6)|
|
|let ring
|-11-----11-----|----------------|---------------|----------------|
|------11----11-|----------------|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|------O/--------|--------------O//---------------|
|---------------|------/O--------|--------------//O---------------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|
|---------------|----------------|---------------|----------------|

        Cm             Eb/G            Ab      Bb
We were sad of getting old, it made us restless
           Cm               Eb/G             Ab      Bb
Oh, I'm so mad, I'm getting old, it makes me reckless

  Fm  Fm7   Ab      Bb       Eb/G
|---------|-------------|----3----|
|-1---4---|-4-----4-6---|----4----|
|-1---1---|-5----5--7---|----3----|
|-3---3---|-6---6---8---|----5----|
|---------|-------------|----6----|
|-1---1---|-4-------6---|----3----|

                   Fm   Fm7                  Ab  Bb
It was just like a movie, it was just like a song
             Eb/G
When we were young
            
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