Song for Someone

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Song for Someone - U2 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by Alex

*Lyrics are not placed exactly, but are in the general correct location.


[Verse]

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You've got a face not spoiled by beauty.

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I've got some scars from

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Where I've been.

(Same riff repeats throughout verse)

You've got eyes that can see right through me
You're not afraid of anything they've seen

I was told that I would feel
Nothing the first time
I don't know how these cuts heal
But in you I found a rhyme


[Pre Chorus 1]

(This part and the chorus have some reverb/echo so it may sound like more than one note)
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If there is a light you can't always see

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And there is a world we can't always be

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If there is a dark that we shouldn't doubt

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And there is a light, don't let it go out


[Chorus]

(Same as last half of pre chorus)
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This is a song...

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A song for someone

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This is a song...

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B|----------------4----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----3-------1-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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A song for someone


[Verse]

You let me in to a conversation
A conversation only we could make
You break and enter my imagination
Whatever's in there it's yours to take

I was told that I would feel
Nothing the first time
You were slow to heal
But this could be the night


[Pre Chorus 2]

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G|-11----11----11-----11----11----11----11----11-----------------------------|
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(Repeat once)

Lyrics for pre chorus 2:

If there is a light you can't always see
And there is a world we can't always be
If there is a dark that we shouldn't doubt
And there is a light, don't let it go out


[Chorus 2]

Chorus 2 is the same as Pre Chorus 2, just play around with the first string.


[Solo]

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B|------12------9-12-----------12------9-12----------------------------------|
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e|-11-9----9-11-----------11-9----11-----------------------------------------|
B|------12------9-12-----------12----12-9------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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[Outro Part 1]

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And I'm a long...

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way from your Hill of Cavalry

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And I'm a long... way

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B|-----------------------------------------------------4---------------------|
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A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
from where I was and where I need to be


[Outro Part 2]

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E|-0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---------------------------------------------|
If there is a light... you can't always see

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D|---4-----4-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----4-----4---4-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-2-----2-----2-------------------------------------------------------------|
If there is a world we can't always be

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A|-----6-----6---6-----------------------------------------------------------|
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Where I've been.

(Continue this riff to end of song)

If there is a kiss I stole from your mouth
And there is a light, don't let it go out


Music by U2
Lyrics by Bono and the Edge

Song for Someone (Songs of Innocence)
U2


[Intro]

E E F# G#m
E E F# G#m


[Verse]

E
You got a face not spoiled by beauty;
F# G#m
I have some scars from where I've been.
E
You've got eyes that can see right through me,
F# G#m
You're not afraid of anything they've seen.


[Pre-Chorus]

E F# G#m
I was told that I would feel nothing the first time
E F# G#m
I don't know how these cuts heal, but in you I found a rhyme.


[Chorus]
E B
If there is a light, you can't always see,
F# G#m
And there is a world we can't always be.
E B
If there is a dark that we shouldn't doubt,
F# G#m
And there is a light, don't let it go out.
E B F# G#m
And this is a Song a Song for Someone;
E B F# G#m E
This is a Song a Song for Someone


[Verse]

E
You let me into a conversation,
F# G#m
A conversation only we could make.
E
You break and enter my imagination;
F# G#m
Whatever's in there, it's yours to take.


[Pre-Chorus]

E B F# G#m
I was told that I would feel nothing the first time
E B F# G#m
You were slow to heal, but this could be the night.


[Chorus]

E B
If there is a light, you can't always see,
F# G#m
And there is a world we can't always be.
E B
If there is a dark within and without
F# G#m
And there is a light, don't let it go out.
E B F# G#m
And this is a Song a Song for Someone;
E B F# G#m
This is a Song a Song for Someone


[Guitar Solo]

E B G#m C#
E B G#m C#


[Outro]

E B F# G#m
And I'm a long, long way from your hill of Calvary,
E B F# G#m
And I'm a long way from where I was and where I need to be.

E B
If there is a light, you can't always see,
F# G#m
And there is a world we can't always be.
E B
If there is a kiss I stole from your mouth
F# N.C.
And this is a light, don't let it go out.

Song for Someone U2 - Capo 4

[Intro]
Cadd9 Cadd9 D Em X2

[Verse 1]
Cadd9
You got a face not spoiled by beauty
D/F# Em
I have some scars from where I've been
Cadd9
You've got eyes that can see right through me
D/F# Em
You're not afraid of anything they've seen

[Pre-Chorus 1]
Cadd9 G D/F# Em
I was told that I would feel nothing the first time
Cadd9 G D/F# Em
I don't know how these cuts heal, but in you I found a rhyme

[Chorus 1]
Cadd9 G
If there is a light you can't always see
D/F# Em
And there is a world we can't always be
Cadd9 G
If there is a dark that we shouldn't doubt
D/F# Em
And there is a light don't let it go out

Cadd9 G D/F# Em
And this is a So-o-o-ong a s-o-ong for someone
Cadd9 G D Em
This is a So-o-o-ong a s-o-ong for someone

[Verse 2]
Cadd9
You let me into a conversation
D/F# Em
A conversation only we could make
Cadd9
You break and enter my imagination
D/F# Em
Whatever's in there it's yours to take

[Pre-Chorus 2]
Cadd9 G D/F# Em
I was told I'd feel nothing the first time
Cadd9 G D/F# Em
You were slow to heal but this could be the night

[Chorus 2]
Cadd9 G
If there is a light you can't always see
D/F# Em
And there is a world we can't always be
Cadd9 G
If there is a dark within and without
D/F# Em
And there is a light don't let it go out

Cadd9 G D/F# Em
And this is a So-o-o-ong a s-o-ong for someone
Cadd9 G D/F# Em
This is a So-o-o-ong this a s-o-ong for someone

Cadd9 G Em A
Yeah - eah Yeah Yeah Yeah
Cadd9 G Em A
Yeah - eah Yeah Yeah Yeah

[Outro]
Cadd9 G D/F# Em
And I'm a long long way from your hill of calvary
Cadd9 G D/F# Em
And I'm a long way from where I was and where I need to be

Cadd9 G
If there is a light you can't always see
D/F# Em
And there is a world we can't always be
Cadd9 G
If there is a kiss I stole from your mouth

D/F# Em
And there is a light don't let it go out

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