David Bowie - Reality
New Killer Star Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=297 Transcribed By: ZL NEW KILLER STAR from Reality INTRO: A F D F A F D F A See the great white stars F Over Battery park D Then a flare glides over F But I wont look at that star A Oh my nuclear baby F Oh my idiot trance D All my idiot questions F Lets face the music and dance A Don't ever say I'm really I'm really I'm really F I never said I'm better I'm better I'm better D Don't ever say I'm really I'm really I'm really F Eb I never said I'm better I'm better I'm better I'm better than you Bb F (C) All the corners of the buildings Eb Bb Eb Who but we remember these Bb Eb The sidewalks and trees Bb I'm thinking now D# F D# C# I've got a better way - and the stars in the stone D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready, set, go D# F D# C# I've got a better way - A New Killer Star D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready, set, go D# F D# C# I've got a better way - The Stars in your eyes D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready set go D# F D# C# I've got a better way - I discovered a star D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready set go BREAK: A F D F A F D F A See my life in a comic F Like the way they did the Bible D With the bubbles and actions F The little details in colour A First a horse backed bomber F Just a small thin chance D Like seeing Jesus on Dateline A Let's face the music and dance A Don't ever say I'm really I'm really I'm really F I never said I'm better I'm better I'm better D Don't ever say I'm really I'm really I'm really F Eb I never said I'm better I'm better I'm better I'm better than you Bb F (C) All the corners of the buildings Eb Bb Eb Who but we remember these Bb Eb The sidewalks and trees Bb I'm thinking now D# F D# C# I've got a better way - and the stars D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready, set, go D# F D# C# I've got a better way - A New Killer Star D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready, set, go D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Stars in your eyes D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready set go D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ive discovered a star D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready set go D# F D# C# I've got a better way D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready set go D# F D# C# I've got a better way D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready set go D# F D# C# I've got a better way D# F D# C# I've got a better way - Ready set go ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ A X02220 C X32010 D XX0232 F 133211 Eb XX5343 Bb X13331 D# X688XX C# X46664 =================================================================== =================================================================== Pablo Picasso Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=327 Transcribed By: Peter Pablo Picasso from Reality Intro: |Bb|C#|G#|G# |Bb|G#|F#|F# Bb Swinging on the back porch C# Jumping off a big log G# Pablo's feeling better now G# Hanging by his finger nails Bb Swinging on the back porch G# Jumping off a big log F# Pablo's feeling better now F# Hanging by his finger nails Eb (for some time...) F# Well some people try to pick up girls F# They get called assholes G# This never happened to Pablo Picasso Eb F# The girls would turn the colour of a juicy avocado G# When he would drive down their street in his El Dorado Eb F# He could walk down your street F# Girls could not resist his stare G# So Pablo Picasso was never called an asshole Eb Not like you - Wow! |Bb C#|G#|G#| |Bb G#|F#|F#| Bb Swinging on the back porch C# Jumping off a big log G# Pablo's feeling better now G# Hanging by his finger nails Bb Swinging on the back porch G# Jumping off a big log F# Pablo's feeling better now F# Hanging by his finger nails Eb (for some time) F# He could walk down your street F# And girls could not resist his stare G# Pablo Picasso never got called an asshole Eb F# Well the girls would turn the colour of a juicy avocado G# When he would drive down their street in his El Dorado Eb F# Well he was only 5'3" F# But girls could not resist his stare G# Pablo Picasso never got called an asshole Eb Not in New York - Wow! Bb Swinging on the back porch C# Jumping off a big log G# Pablo's feeling better now G# Hanging by his finger nails Bb Swinging on the back porch G# Jumping off a big log F# Pablo's feeling better now F# Hanging by his picture nails Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=591 Transcribed By: Aladdin Pablo Picasso from Reality Intro: |Bb|C#|G#|G# |Bb|G#|F#|F# Bb Swinging on the back porch C# Jumping off a big log G# Pablo's feeling better now G# Hanging by his finger nails Bb Swinging on the back porch G# Jumping off a big log F# Pablo's feeling better now F# Hanging by his finger nails Eb (for some time...) F# Well some people try to pick up girls F# They get called assholes G# This never happened to Pablo Picasso Eb F# The girls would turn the colour of a juicy avocado G# When he would drive down their street in his El Dorado Eb F# He could walk down your street F# Girls could not resist his stare G# So Pablo Picasso was never called an asshole Eb Not like you - Wow! |Bb C#|G#|G#| |Bb G#|F#|F#| Bb Swinging on the back porch C# Jumping off a big log G# Pablo's feeling better now G# Hanging by his finger nails Bb Swinging on the back porch G# Jumping off a big log F# Pablo's feeling better now F# Hanging by his finger nails Eb (for some time) F# He could walk down your street F# And girls could not resist his stare G# Pablo Picasso never got called an asshole Eb F# Well the girls would turn the colour of a juicy avocado G# When he would drive down their street in his El Dorado Eb F# Well he was only 5'3" F# But girls could not resist his stare G# Pablo Picasso never got called an asshole Eb Not in New York - Wow! Bb Swinging on the back porch C# Jumping off a big log G# Pablo's feeling better now G# Hanging by his finger nails Bb Swinging on the back porch G# Jumping off a big log F# Pablo's feeling better now F# Hanging by his picture nails =================================================================== =================================================================== Never Get Old Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=301 Transcribed By: ZL NEVER GET OLD from Reality INTRO: G G# G F F G F Em G G# G F F G F Em G (Better take care) G# G F I think I'd better go, better get a room, better take care of me (Again and again) G F Em I think about this, and I think about personal history G (Better take care) G# G F I breathe so deep when the movie gets real when the star turns round (Again and again) G F Em He looks me in the eyes, says he's got his mind on the count down (3,2,1) C Forever C# C Bb This feeling that we're going to be living until the end of time (Forever) C Bb The sky slips over to a dull, lit skull G# Eb E My head hangs low 'cause it's all over now And there's never gonna be enough money A And there's never gonna be enough drugs E And I'm never, ever gonna get old There's never gonna be enough money A There's never gonna be enough sex E And I'm never, ever gonna get old So I'm never, ever gonna get high A And I'm never, ever gonna get low C D And I'm never, ever gonna get old BREAK: B G# E F F# G (Better take care) G# G F The moon flows on to the edges of the world because of you (Again and again) G F Em And I'm awake in an age of light and living it because of you G (Better take care) G# G F I'm looking at the future solid as a rock because of you (Again and again) G F Em D I wanna be here, I don't wanna be there living just like you, living just like me C (Forever) C# C Bb Putting all my doubts in the buried mouth bones in the marshland (Forever) C Bb I think about my soul and I don't need a thing G# Eb E Just the ring of the bell and the pure green air And I'm running down the street of life A And I'm never gonna let you die E And I'm never, ever gonna get old And I'm never, ever gonna get A I'm never, ever gonna get E And I'm never, ever gonna get old And I'm never, ever gonna get A And I'm never, ever gonna get C D E Never, ever gonna get old ----------------------------------------- MAIN GUITAR BOUNCY BIT (INTRO): This is picked along with the chords - I havent put an accurate number of times each note is played. G G# G F G F Em E--------------------------------------------------- B--------------------------------------------------- G-0-000-000-002-4-5-554-442-222-222-22-4-442-220-00- D--------------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------------- G G# G F G F Em E--------------------------------------------------------- B--------------------------------------------------------- G-0-000-000-002-4-5-554-442-222-222-22-2H4-4442-2H4P20-00- D--------------------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 355433 G# 466544 F 133211 Em 022000 C 332010 C# X46664 Bb X13331 Eb XX5343 E 022100 A X02220 D 2X0232 =================================================================== =================================================================== The Loneliest Guy Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=324 Transcribed By: Gabo THE LONELIEST GUY from Reality I don't think this transcription is right, but until someone comes out with a better one, it's better than nothing, I suppose. Intro: C#m A G F Streets damp and warm Em D Empty smell metal Em D Weeds between buildings Dm C# Pictures on my hard drive D C# But I'm the luckiest guy D C# Not the loneliest guy G F Em D All the pages that have turned G F Em D All the errors left unlearned D C# But I'm the luckiest guy D C# Not the loneliest guy A C# D C# In the world C#m A Not me C#m A =================================================================== =================================================================== Looking For Water Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=300 Transcribed By: ZL LOOKING FOR WATER from Reality INTRO: F#m (weird bit) D F#m D Still the leaves are spinning round F#m Take my hand as we go down and down and down - Looking for water D When I last got in a New York minute F#m Don't know about you but my heart's not in it (Looking Looking Looking) I'm looking for water - I'm looking for water (Looking Looking Looking) D I can't breathe the air can't raise a fire F#m Cos all we got left is a beat in the night and I'm (Looking for water) Looking for water (Looking for water - Looking Looking) D Take my hand as we go down and down F#m Leave it all behind nothing will be found (I'm Looking for water) I'm looking for water D (Looking for water - Looking Looking - I'm Looking for water) Looking everywhere (Looking for water) F#m Looking here and there (I'm Looking for water) I'm looking for water (Looking for water - Looking looking) D I can't live in this cage I can't eat this candy The ends of the earth to this beat in my head F#m I look in your eyes and never means never D The dawns early light, baby, dawn is wherever F#m (Looking Looking) D F#m (Looking Looking) (Looking for water - Looking Looking) D (I'm Looking for water - Looking for water - Looking Looking) F#m (I'm Looking for water - Looking for water - Looking Looking) D I'm Looking for water - Looking for water - Looking Looking I'm Looking for water - Looking for water - Looking Looking I'm Looking for water - Looking for water ----------------------------------------- INTRO: Light chord picking top three strings of F#m: F#m E-5--5- B--7--- G---6-- D------ A------ E------ Main guitar lick: (I think this is simply double tracked but I have put fifths just in case) F#m E------------------ B------------------ G--6--/-9---4-/-6-- D-(4)-/(7)-(2)/(4)- (These are implied and don't have to be played) A------------------ E------------------ ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ D 2X0232 F#m 244222 =================================================================== =================================================================== She'll Drive The Big Car Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=302 Transcribed By: ZL SHE'LL DRIVE THE BIG CAR from Reality INTRO: F C She waited by the moon Cmaj7 She was sick with fear and cold C She felt too old for all of this Cmaj7 Of course he'll never show Bb She lugged her suitcase to the bus Bbmaj7 Melted home, through the snow F F+11 North-bound on river-side C She slipped beneath the sheets Cmaj7 Her husband's quiet devoted wife C But strange, and sad, and nervous Cmaj7 By the dawn's early light Bb And love lies like a dead clown Bbmaj7 On a shabby yellow lawn F F+11 Up on Riverside A She'll drive the big car he'll sit behind D She'll keep her mind on Jessica South along the Hudson A She'll turn the radio high find a station playing sad, sad, soul D Just a little bit louder now (Just a little bit louder now) South along the Hudson (I bring you there) A Just a little bit faster now (Just a little bit faster now) Just a little bit louder now (Just a little bit louder now) D Just a little bit angry now (Just a little bit angry now) South along the Hudson (I'll bring you there) A She'll drive the big car tuck herself to sleep (I'll bring you there) F Just a little bit louder now (Just a little bit louder now) Just a little bit angry now (Just a little bit) HARMONICA: F C Way back when millenium Cmaj7 Meant racing to the light C He promised her the dream life Cmaj7 He took her back to street life Bb Away from the wild and water Bbmaj7 With his cormorants and leaves F F+11 Up on Riverside A Uh, she'll drive the big car and he'll sit behind D Bursting her bubbles of love and grand South along the Hudson A She'll turn the radio way up high find a station playing sad, sad soul D Just a little bit louder now (Just a little bit louder now) South along the Hudson (I'll bring you there) A Just a little bit faster now (Just a little bit faster now) Just a little bit louder now (Just a little bit louder now) D Just a little bit angry now (Just a little bit angry now) South along the Hudson (I'll bring you there) A Just a little bit faster now (Just a little bit faster now) Just a little bit louder now (Just a little bit louder now) D Just a little bit angry now (Just a little bit angry now) South along the Hudson (I'll bring you there) A She'll drive the big car he'll sit behind (I'm waiting now) D She'll keep her mind on Jessica just a little bit faster now (I'll bring you back) A Just a little bit faster now ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ C X35553 Cmaj7 X35453 Bb X13331 Bbmaj7 X13231 F 133211 F+11 133201 A X02220 D 2X0232 =================================================================== =================================================================== Days Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=296 Transcribed By: ZL DAYS from Reality David Bowie Transcribed by ZL with help from Al Hyde INTRO: Gm Bb Gm Bb Gm Hold me tight Bb Keep me cool Gm Going mad Bb Don't know what to do C Eb Do I need a friend Bb Well I need one now F Eb All the days of my life F Eb All the days of my life F Gm Bb Gm Bb All the days I owe you Gm All I've done Bb I've done for me Gm All you gave Bb You gave for free C Eb I gave nothing in return Bb And there's little left of me F Eb All the days of my life F Eb All the days of my life F Gm Bb Gm Bb All the days I owe you Eb Eb/D Cm Eb Through red eyed pain I'm knocking on your door again Bb Bb/A Gm F My crazy brain entangles pleading for your gentle voice Eb Eb/D Cm Those storms keep pounding through my vacant heart Eb Bb F I pray you'll soothe my sorry soul Eb F All the days of my life (All the days of my life) Eb F All the days of my life (All the days of my life) Gm GmMaj7 Gm7 Gm6 All the days I owe you Eb F All the days of my life (All the days of my life) Eb F All the days of my life (All the days of my life) Gm GmMaj7 Gm7 Gm6 All the days I owe you Eb F All the days of my life (All the days of my life) Eb F All the days of my life (All the days of my life) Gm GmMaj7 Gm7 Gm6 All the days I owe you ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ Bb X13331 Gm 355333 Eb X68886 C X32010 F 133211 Eb/D X58886 Cm X35543 Bb/A X03331 GmMaj7 354333 Gm7 353333 Gm6 373333 =================================================================== =================================================================== Fall Dog Bombs The Moon Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=310 Transcribed By: Peter D Em D Em Hope little girl C come blow me away Em I don’t care much C I´ll win anyway D just a dog Em I´m god damn rich C an exploding man Em when I talk in the night C there´s oil on my hands D what a dog D A Fall dog is cruel and smart A Em smart time breaks the heart Em D fall dog bombs the moon D A Devil in a marketplace A Em Devil in your bleeding face Em D Fall dog bombs the moon D What a dog Em There is always a moron C Someone to hate Em A corporate tie C A wig and a date D Just a dog Em These blackest of years C that have no sound Em No shape, do depth C no underground D what a dog D A Fall dog is cruel and smart A Em smart time breaks the heart Em D Fall dog bombs the moon D A a devil in a marketplace A Em a devil in your bleeding face D Fall dog bombs the moon D what a dog =================================================================== =================================================================== Try Some, Buy Some Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=321 Transcribed By: MikeBethel *** Try Some, Buy Some *** Originally a George Harrison song I'm sure some of this isn't quite right, but it works...! A slash (/) implies an altered bass - for example Dm/C# is a D minor chord with a C# in the bass... Dm Dm/C# Way back in time Dm/C Someone said try some Dm/B I tried some Dm/Bb Dm/A Now buy some, I bought some... A7 Oh oh oh Gm Gm(maj7) After a while Gm7 Gm6 When I had tried them, denied them Gm(#5) Gm/Bb Gdim7 Bbdim7 F I opened my eyes and I saw you... F F F/E F/D F/C Not a thing did I have F(#5) F(#5)/E F(#5)/C# F(#5)/A Not a thing did I see Bbm/F Bbm/Eb Bbm/Db Bbm 'Till I called on your love Fdim7 Fdim7/D Fdim7/C Fdim7/B And your love came to me Bdim7 Oh oh oh oh oh Ddim7 Oh oh oh oh oh F F/E F/D F/C Bdim7 Oh oh oh ohhh F F/E F/D F/C Through my life I've seen grey sky, met big fry Seen them die to get high... Ohhh And when it seemed that I would only be lonely I opened my eyes and I saw you Not a thing did I feel Not a thing did I know 'Till I called on your love And your love sure did grow Oh oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh ohhh F F/E F/D F/C ...etc Won't you try some Baby won't you buy some Won't you try some Baby won't you buy some Oh oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh oh oh Oh oh oh ohhh Have fun... -mike =================================================================== =================================================================== Reality Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=589 Transcribed By: RupertPane ** In the chorus where it changes from C to B play the B on the 9th fret. *** At the end where it says "Ive been right and ive been wrong," its says play a Cm. I didnt know the chord was called so i called it a Cm. Play a Bm on the 4th fret. Intro: E D E D, E D E D D E Tragic youth was looking young and sexy D E The tragic youth was wearing tattered black jeans D E Bearing arms and flaunting all her mischief D E Then tragic youth was going down on me E D And I swear E Hoo, hoo D E Yes I swear C B I built a wall of sound to separate us C B I hid among the junk of wretched highs C B I sped from Planet X to Planet Alpha C D Struggling for reality E D Ha, ha, ha, ha, E D Ha, ha, ha, ha Inrto D E Hey, now my sight is failing in this twilight D E Duh duh duh duh duh-duh duh-duh-duh D E Now my death is more than just a sad song D E Da duh duh duh duh-duh duh-duh-duh E D And I swear E Hoo, hoo D Yes I swear E Hoo, hoo C B I still don't remember how this happened C B I still don't get the 'wherefores' and the 'whys' C B I look for sense but I get next to nothing C D Hey, boy, welcome to reality E Ha, ha, ha, ha D Woo, hoo E Cm I've been right, and I've been wrong Bm D Now I'm back where I started from E Never looked over reality's shoulder =================================================================== =================================================================== Bring Me The Disco King Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=312 Transcribed By: Peter Bring me the disco king This transcription is fairly primitive - I can´t work out the jazzy chords with all the variations Intro: Fm (for some time) D#|F#G#|D#|F#|D#|F#G#|D#| Fm D# You promised me that the ending would be clear C E#m You´d let me know when the time was now C# E#m Don´t let me know when you´re opening the door D# C# Stab me in the dark let me disappear Fm D# Memories that flutter like bats out of hell C E#m Stab you from the city spires C# E#m Life wasn´t worth the balance D# C# nor the crumpled paper it was written on Fm Don´t let me know we´re invisible Fm Don´t let me know we´re invisible Fm D# Hot cash days that you trailed around C E#m Cold, cold nights under crome and glas C# E#m led me down rivers of perfumed limbs D# C# sent me to the streets with the good time girls Fm Don´t let me know we´re invisible Fm Don´t let me know we´re invisible Fm We could dance, dance, dance thru the fire Fm Dance, dance dance thru the fire C# D# Feed me no lies Fm I don´t know about you, I don´t know about you C# D# Breathe through the years Fm I don´t know about you I don´t know about you C# D# Bring me the disco king Fm I don´t know about you I dont know about you C# D# Fm Dead or alive bring me the disco king Fm Fm Bring me the disco king, bring me the disco king Fm D# Spin-offs with those who slept like corpses c E#m Damp morning rays in the stiff bad clubs C# E#m killing time in the 70s D# C# smelling of love thru the moist wind Fm D# don´t let me know when you´re opening the door C E#m close me in the dark let me disappear D# C# soon there´ll be nothing left of me D# C# nothing left to release Fm Fm dance, dance, dance thru the fire Fm Fm dance, dance, dance thru the fire C# D# Feed me no lies Fm I don´t know about you, I don´t know about you C# D# Breathe through the years Fm I don´t know about you I don´t know about you C# D# Bring me the disco king Fm I don´t know about you I dont know about you C# D# Fm Dead or alive bring me the disco king Fm Fm Bring me the disco king, bring me the disco king Fm (for a long time with variation) =================================================================== ===================================================================

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