Guitar Tabs, Chords and Lyrics


Teardrop   Massive Attack


Okay the main ostinato pedal you can hear on this piece is actually played on a harpsichord but
there is a way on the guitar that you can emulate that sound.

Hold this chord (use your thumb for the first note)
e|0                                     e|-----0---------0------0-----------|
B|5                                     B|-----5---------5------5-----------|
G|7                                     G|---------7---7------------7---7---|
D|7                                     D|---7---7---7--------7---7---7---7-|
A|0                                     A|-0----------------0---------------|
E|5    Then play this pattern:          E|-5----------------5---------------|


It's played repeatedly throughout the whole song with the exception of some instrumental breaks
with drum fils. The chords and lyrics are below. These are played over the top of the above pedal.

[Aadd9]Love, love is a verb, [G]Love is a doing word, [D]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath

[Aadd9]Gentle impulsion, [G]Shakes me makes me lighter, [D]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath
[F]Teardrop on the fire, [G]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath
break

[Aadd9]Nine night of matter, [G]Black flowers blossom, [D]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath
[F]Black flowers blossom, [G]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath
[F]Teardrop on the fire, [G]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath

break

[Aadd9]Water is my eye, [G]Most faithful mirror, [D]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath
[Aadd9]Teardrop on the fire, [G]of a confession, [D]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath
[F]Most faithful mirror, [G]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath
[F]Teardrop on the fire, [G]Fearless on my [Aadd9]breath

Aadd9 G D Aadd9 x2
F G Aadd9 x2

pedal
Stumbling a little x2
break
Aadd9 G D Aadd9 x2
F G Aadd9 x2
end on: Aadd9

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