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Fire   U2



Fire

Music by U2
Lyrics by Bono
Copyright 1981
Transcribed by Brandon Leniart 

Tune down 1/2 step, use the bridge pickup, and it helps if 
you have a little delay.

Intro and verse:
1-----------------------------------------
2-----------------------------------------
3-----------------------------------------
4---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
5-----------------------------------------
6-----------------------------------------

1-----------------------------------------
2-----------------------------------------
3-----------------------------------------
4---5-5-5-4-4-4-2-2-2-0-0-0---------------
5-----------------------------------------
6-----------------------------------------

Here are a few of the many fills in the verse part:

1---12/15--
2----------
3----------
4----------
5----------
6----------

1---15/17--
2----------
3----------
4----------
5----------
6----------

1---3--3--
2---3--3--
3---0--0--
4---0--0--
5---2--2--
6---3--3--

Falling, falling
The sun is burning black
Falling, falling
It's beating on my back

Chorus:

1------------------------------------------------------------
2------------------------------------------------------------
3-------------------------------------------------------5\---
4------------------------------------------------------------
5---3---2----------------------------------------------------
6------------------------------------------------------------

1------------------------------------------------------------
2------------------------------------------------------------
3-------------------------------------------------------5\---
4------------------------------------------------------------
5------------------------------------------------------------
6---2---3--2-------------------------------------------------

1-----------------------------------------------17-----17\--- (1st time
2------------------------------------------------------------  hit 2 17th
3------------------------------------------------------------  frets, 2nd
4------------------------------------------------------------  time hit 1
5---2/-------------------------------------------------------  17th then 1
6------------------------------------------------------------  15th instead)

With a fire
Oh oh oh oh
With a fire 
Oh oh oh oh

Falling, falling
The moon is running red
Falling, falling
It's pulling me instead

With a fire
Oh oh oh oh
Fire 
Oh oh oh oh

1----------------------
2---12--12--12--12--12-
3---12--12--12--12--12-
4---12--12--12--12--12-
5----------------------
6----------------------

But there's a fire inside
When I'm falling over
There's a fire in me

(natural harmonics)

1-------------------------------------------
2-------------------------------------------
3-------------------------------------------------------
4-------------------------------------------------------
5-------------------------------------------------------
6-------------------------------------------------------

1---------------
2---------------------------------------
3---------------------------------------
4---------------------------------------
5---------------------------------------
6---------------------------------------

When I call out
I feel some fire
I'm going home

(slightly audible fills used throughout song)

1-------------------
3-------------------
4---5---4---2-------
5-------------------
6-------------------

1--------------
2--------------
3--------------
4---12--11--9--
5--------------
6--------------

Falling, falling
The stars are falling down
Falling, falling
They knock me to the ground

With a fire
Oh oh oh oh
Fire
Oh oh oh oh

Solo:

1----------------------------------------------------------------
2----------------------------------------------------------------
3-------------------------------------2-2------------------------
4---2---------------------------------------------------------0--
5--------------------2-------------------------------------------
6----------------------------------------------------------------

1------------------------------------
2---3-3-3-------2--3--3/5----3---2-3-
3------------------------------------
4------------------------------------
5------------------------------------
6------------------------------------

1-----------------------------------------------------------------
2-----------------------------------------------------------------
3---------------------------2--2--2/4--2--0-----------------------
4---2---------------------------------------------------------2---
5--------------------2--------------------------------------------
6-----------------------------------------------------------------

1-----------5------------------------------------------------------
2---5---3-----------------------------3---5---5/7---7---5---3---5--
3------------------------------------------------------------------
4------------------------------------------------------------------
5------------------------------------------------------------------
6------------------------------------------------------------------

But there's a fire inside
When I'm falling over
There's a fire in me
When I call out
There's a fire inside
When I'm falling over
I feel the fire
I'm going home

Outro:

1-----------------------------------------------------------------
2---15--12---------------------15---12------------------------15--
3-----------------------12--------------------------12----14------
4-----------------------------------------------------------------
5-----------------------------------------------------------------
6-----------------------------------------------------------------

1-------------12--------------------------------------------------
2---12--------------------------15--------------------------------
3----------------------------------------------------14-----------
4-----------------------------------------------------------------
5-----------------------------------------------------------------
6-----------------------------------------------------------------

1--------12-------------------------------------------------------
2---12----------------15---------------------------------------17-
3-----------------------------------14-------14-------------------
4-----------------------------------------------------------------
5-----------------------------------------------------------------
6-----------------------------------------------------------------

1--------14---12--------------------12----------------(twice)
2---12----------------------12------------------------
3-----------------------------------------------------
4-----------------------------------------------------
5-----------------------------------------------------
6-----------------------------------------------------

1----------15---12----------------------------------12-----
2---12----------------------------------12-----------------
3----------------------------------------------------------
4----------------------------------------------------------
5----------------------------------------------------------
6----------------------------------------------------------

1--------15---12----------------------------------15---12--
2---12------------------------------------12---------------
3----------------------------------------------------------
4----------------------------------------------------------
5----------------------------------------------------------
6----------------------------------------------------------

1---12---12---
2---12---12---
3---12---12---
4-------------
5-------------
6-------------

Falling, falling...
-- 
Leniart, Brandon K
leniarbk@jmu.edu



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