How To: Play "Spiralling" by Keane on guitar

Play "Spiralling" by Keane on guitar

How to Play "Spiralling" by Keane on guitar

Learn how to play "Spiralling" by Keane, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:

Tuning: Eb

INTRO:

G | A Bm | A | G x4

Intro riff:
e|————0–2-2—0-2-0—————|
B|–0–0–2-3—————-3—–0-0—–|
G|——————————2——-2–|
D|—————————————–|
A|—————————————–|
E|—————————————–|

Bm A x2

VERSE:
Bm A Bm A
I'm waiting for my moment to come
G A G A
I'm waiting for the movie to begin
Bm A Bm A
I'm waiting for a revelation
G A G A
I'm waiting for someone to count me in

PRE-CHORUS:
Bm F#m
Cos now I only see my dreams, in everything I touch
A Em
Feel their cold hands on, everything that I love
Bm F#m
Cold like some, magnificant skyline
A Em G
Out of my reach, but always in my eyeline now

CHORUS:
G A Bm A
We're tumbling down
G G
We're spiralling
A Bm A
Tied up to the ground
G
We're spiralling

Bm A x4

VERSE:
Bm A Bm A
I fashioned you from jewels and stone
G A G A
I made you in the image of myself
Bm A Bm A
I gave you everything you wanted
G A G A
So you would never know anything else

PRE-CHORUS:
Bm F#m
But everytime I reach for you, you slip through my fingers
A Em
Into cold sunlight, laughing at the things that
Bm F#m
I had planned, the map of my world gets
A Em G
Smaller as I sit here, pulling at the loose threads now

CHORUS (with riff):
G A Bm A
We're tumbling down
G G
We're spiralling
A Bm A
Tied up to the ground
G
We're spiralling
G A Bm A
When we fall in love
G G
We're just falling
A Bm A
In love with ourselves
G G
We're spiralling

BRIDGE:
Bm - A x9 (Tom speaks over these chords)
Did you wanna be a winner?
Did you wanna be an icon?
Did you wanna be famous?
Did you wanna be the president?
Did you wanna start a war?
Did you wanna have a family?
Did you wanna be in love?
(Bm)
Did you wanna be in love?

Bm - A x8
(I never saw the light
I never saw the light
I waited up all night
But I never saw the light)

CHORUS(with riff)

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