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Red Balloons  Katie Melua

Red Balloons ? Katie Melua
Hi guys, love this song so I decided to tab(/chord) it today. Hope you enjoy it,
it is accurate.
INTRO
(C G D) x 3
VERSE
[G]I put my heart in a red balloon
[G7]But I let it go too soon
[F]Let it go on the boulevard
[C]Where wicked winds blow so hard
[D]Maybe had I looked up I would have seen [C]that
CHORUS
The sky[G] is full of red balloons
Red balloons are full of brok[C]en hearts
[D]Broken hearts are floating by a ch[Em]ance
Will they bu[C9]rst or drif[G]t
Into arms [D]
Will they bu[C9]rst or drif[G]t
Into arms [D]
VERSE
[G]I put my voice in a red balloon
[G7]For you it sang too many tunes
[F]Haunted by those melodies
[C]I let it go with the breeze
[D]Maybe had I looked up I would have seen [C]that
CHORUS
The sky[G] is full of red balloons
Red balloons are full of broken [C]hearts
[D]Broken hearts are floating by a [Em]chance
( Tab from: https://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/k/katie_melua/red_balloons_crd.html )
Will they bur[C9]st or drift[G]
Into arm[D]s
Will they bur[C9]st or drift[G]
Into arm[D]s
I p[C]ut my eyes[D] in a red balloon [F] [G]
To [C]watch you [D]with the light of [F]the moon[G],
[C]But seei[D]ng you h[Em]olding hands
With ano[Em]ther gir[D]l and ma[C]king plans
[C]Well I j[D]ust had [Em]to set you free
[Em]And fina[D]lly see,[C] that
CHORUS
The sky[G] is full of red balloons
Red balloons are full of[C] broken hearts
[D]Broken hearts are floating by a ch[Em]ance
Will they bu[C9]rst or drif[G]t
Into arms,[D]
Will they bu[C9]rst or drif[G]t
Into arms[D]
C G D (x 3)
(+ SOLO - This small section can be improvised using the G Major/Major Pentatonic
Scale and by extension the E Minor/Minor Pentatonic Scale. In other words, unless
your dead set on playing the solo as its played in the song, you can improvise
your own solo over these chords using the scales mentioned.)
OUTRO
They could b[C9]urst or dri[G]ft
Into arms,[D]
Into arms[G]

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