The Bends

Radiohead

 Intro
  :
 4x

E:--3-----------0--------0---:
B:--2-----------3--------3---:
G:--3-----------0--------0---:
D:--0-----------2--------2---:
A:-----3--2--3--3--2--3--3---:
E:---------------------------:


 Verse
  :
 Em
 Where do we go from here?
 G
The words are coming out all weird.
 C
Where are you now,
When I need you?
 Em
 Alone on an aeroplane,
 GC
 Falling asleep against the window pane.
My blood will thicken...
E:--0-0-----------3--2-----x-x--3-3-3---------------------------------:
B:--2-2--2--3--5--------5--x-x--5-5-5--5--6--8--11----11----11b12b11--:
G:--2-2--------------------x-x--5-5-5--------------12----12-----------:
D:--2-2--------------------x-x--5-5-5---------------------------------:
A:--0-0--------------------x-x--3-3-3---------------------------------:
E:-------------------------x-x----------------------------------------:

 Verse
I need to wash myself again,
To hide all the dirt and pain,
Cause I'd be scared...
That there's nothing underneath.
 Em
 Who are my real friends?
 G
 Have they all got the bends?
 C
Am I really sinking
Th - is low?
E:---0--0--0--0--x--x--x--x--x--x--:
B:---1--1--1--1--x--x--x--x--x--x--:
G:---3--3--3--3--2--2--2--2--2--2--:
D:---2--2--2--2--x--x--x--x--x--x--:
A:---3--3--3--3--x--x--x--x--x--x--:
E:---------------x--x--x--x--x--x--:

 Cborus
  :
 D
 My baby's
got the bends, oh no...
E:----------0---------------0---:
B:----------3---------------3---:
G:----------0---------------0---:
D:----------2---------------2---:
A:--3---2---3----2----------3---:
E:------------------------------:

 D
 We don't have any
re - al friends, oh no...
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D:-----------2------------------2---:
A:--3----2---3-------2----------3---:
E:----------------------------------:

 A
I'm just lying in a bar with my drip feed on,
 Em
Talking to my girlfriend waiting for something to happen.
I wish it was the sixties,
I wish we could be happy
I wish, I wish, I wish
That something would
happen...
E:---------------------------------------------------------------:
B:---------------------------------------------------------------:
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D:--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--:
A:--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--:
E:--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--:

 Verse
Where do we go from here?
The planet is a gunboat, In a sea of fear...
And where are you?
They brought in the CIA,
The tanks and the whole marines to blow me away, To blow me sky high...
Guitar 2 plays this over this verse:
E:-------------------------------------------------------------------:
B:-------------------------------------------------------------------:
G:-11--9--7--5--4-----4--12-11--5--7--5--4--5----5----7----7--9--11--:
D:-----------------5-------------------------------------------------:
A:--9--7--5--3--2-----2--10--9--7--5--3--2--3--3---3--5--5----7---9--:
E:-----------------3-------------------------------------------------:

 Cborus
My baby's got the bends..
We don't have any real friends...
 A
I'm just lying in a bar,
With my drip feed on.
Talking to my girlfriend,
 Em
Waiting for something to happen.
 A
wish it was the sixties,
I wish i could be happy,
I wish, I wish, I wish,
 C(2
That something would Happen...
 2x
E:-----------------------------:
B:--12--12----12--13--12--15---:
G:--12--------------------12---:
D:--12-----12-------------12---:
A:-----------------------------:
E:-----------------------------:

 2x
E:--------------------------------:
B:--5--5--6--5--6--5--6--5--6--5--:
G:--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--:
D:--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--:
A:--------------------------------:
E:--------------------------------:

 2x
E:-----------------------------:
B:--12--12----12--13--12--15---:
G:--12--------------------12---:
D:--12-----12-------------12---:
A:-----------------------------:
E:-----------------------------:

 2x
E:--------------------------------:
B:--5--5--6--5--6--5--6--5--6--5--:
G:--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--:
D:--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--5--:
A:--------------------------------:
E:--------------------------------:

 G
I want to live, breathe,
 C
I want to be part of the human race.
E:--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------:
B:--1s3-3-3s5-5-5s3-3-3s1-1--0h1--0------------------------:
G:----------------------------------2--0-------------------:
D:--------------------------------------0h2--0-------------:
A:----------------------------------------------0h2--0-----:
E:------------------------------------------------------3--:

 G
I want to live, breathe,
 C
I want to be part of the human race.
 Em
 Where do we go from here?
 G
The words are coming out all weird.
 C
Where are you now,
When I need you?
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- Chord Construction -
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 022000
Em                 -  
 320003
G                  -  
 x32010
C                  -  
 xx0232
D                  -  
 x02220
A                  -  
 x35553
C(2)               -  
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Intro & Chorus
e--2-----2--------------------------------------
B--3--3--3--3--3---3--------3---3--------3-3--3
G--2--2--2--0--0---0--0--0--0---0--0--0--0-0--0
D--0--0--0--2--0---2--2--2--0---2--2--2--2-2--2
A-----------3--2---3--3--3--2---3--3--3--3-3--3
E-------------------------------------------------

Verse
Em G C *C
e--0-----3---------- 3---
B--0-----0-----1---- 1----
G--0-----0-----0---- 0-----
D--2-----0-----2---- 2-----
A--2-----2-----3---- 3----
E--0-----3---------- -----

* use this C for the last verse at the end of the
song.
Diff1
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
B----------------7-8--7---------------------------8-11-p-8-11p8-11p8-11/--
G--6--6--x-x-6-7--------9-------9---9--9-x-x-9-10-------------------------
D--7--7--x-x--------------x--x-10--10-10-x-x------------------------------
A--7--7--x-x--------------x--x-----------x-x------------------------------
E-------------------------x--x--------------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-----0-------------0-------------------------------1--1--x-x-x-x--1--1---
G-----0--x-x-x-x-0--0--------0--x-x-x-x--0--0--0-0--0--0--x-x-x-x--0--0---
D--2--2--x-x-x-x-2--2--------0--x-x-x-x--0--0--0-0--2--2--x-x-x-x--2--2---
A--2--2--x-x-x-x-2--2-----2--2--x-x-x-x--2--2--0-0--3--3--x-x-x-x--3--3---
E--0--0--x-x-x-x----0--2--3--3--x-x-x-x--3--------------------------------
e-------------------------------------
B--1-1--1--1-------1---1-1--1-1-1-----
G--0-0--0--0--x-x--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-----
D--2-2--2--2--x-x--2-2-2-2--2-2-2------
D--3-3--3--3--x-x--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-------
E-------------------------------------

Happen.......
[
1.----------------------------------------------------------------------
 P.M.---------------------------------------]
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------
G----------------------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A----------------------------------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1------
E--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------------------------------------
-------------------------------------------------------------------------]
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-11--9--7--5--4--3----11--9--7--5--3/7--7/9--9/11--11-----------12----0--
D----------------------------------------------------------------------0--
A--9--7--5--3--2--1-----9--7--5--3--3/5--5/7--7/9---9------------10----2--
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------

My babys got the bends
 [ 2.-----------------
  P.M.-----------------------------------------------]
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------------------------------------------
G-------------------------------------------------------------------------
D-------------------------------------------------------------------------
A--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10
E--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-
                          * [------- x 2----------]
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------13--12--15---5--5--5--6--5--x--6--5-
G-------------------------------------12--12-------5--5--5--5--5--x--5--5-
D--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---0--0------14--12-------5--5--5--7--5--x--7--5-
A---------------------------2--2------------------------------------------
E--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8---3--3--0---------------------------------------
e-------------------------------------------------------------------------
B--6--5--x--6--5--x--6--5--x----------------------------------------------
G--5--5--x--5--5--x--5--5--x--x------- repeat from * again ---------------
D--7--5--x--7--5--x--7--5--x--x----------- with slight ad lib-------------
A-----------------------------x-------------------------------------------
E--------------------------------0--0-------------------------------------

 GDC
e-------------------3--------3---------------2--2-------------------------
B---------------1p0------1p0-0---------------3--3--1---------3/5--5-5-5\3-
G--------0-------------0--------0----------0-2--2--0---0--x---------------
D--0--0--0--x-x--------0--------0----0-----0-0--0--2---2--x---------------
A--2--2--2--x-x--------2--------2----2-----2-------3---3--x---------------
E--3--3--3--x-x-----------------3----3-----3------------------------------

i wanna live .........
e--0----------------------------------------------------------------------
B--3--3\1--1--1p0---------------------------------------------------------
G------------------2p0-x---------------------repeat above chords----------
D----------------------x-0-2p0--------------------------------------------
A-------------------------------2p0---------------------------------------
E-----------------------------------x-0--0--------------------------------

Then to the verse riff.


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