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Old 11-01-2004, 07:28 PM   #1
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Original of the species Tab

After hearing it a couple of times , I've made these chords out, if anyone can elaborate to this I'd appriciate it. Listen to it for the rythm.

ORIGINAL OF THE SPECIES

The opening Piano Riff is:


e---14------14--16--14
B14---17--14---------- x2
G-------16------------

A E

Baby slow down
F#m E
The end is not as fun as the start
A E F#m E
Please stay a child somewhere in your heart


G B#m A
I’ll give you everything you want
G B#m A
Except the thing that you want
G A
You are the first one of your kind


A F#m
And you feel like no-one before
C#m E
You steal right under my door
A F#m
And I kneel ‘cos I want you some more
C#m
I want the lot of what you got
E
And I want nothing that you’re not


A C#m
Everywhere you go you shout it
E A
You don’t have to be shy about it


A E
Some things you shouldn’t get too good at
F#m E
Like smiling, crying and celebrity
A E F#m E
Some people got way too much confidence baby


G B#m A
I’ll give you everything you want
G B#m A
Except the thing that you want
G A
You are the first one of your kind


A F#m
And you feel like no-one before
C#m E
You steal right under my door
A F#m
And I kneel ‘cos I want you some more
C#m
I want the lot of what you got
E
And I want nothing that you’re not


A C#m
Everywhere you go you shout it
E A
You don’t have to be shy about it
G B#m A
And you’ll never be alone
G B#m A
Come on now show your soul
G B#m A
You’ve been keeping your love under control


A C#m
Everywhere you go you shout it
E A
You don’t have to be shy about it
A C#m
Everywhere you go you shout it
E A
You don’t have to be shy about it


A F#m
And you feel like no-one before
C#m E
You steal right under my door
A F#m
And I kneel ‘cos I want you some more
C#m
I want you some more
E
I want you some more

A F#m C#m E
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Old 11-01-2004, 07:33 PM   #2
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Damn html, the chords are all over the place, hope anyone interested gets the idea
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Old 11-01-2004, 08:14 PM   #3
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i think the B#m should be a D
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Old 11-02-2004, 12:08 AM   #4
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Hey coach,
Just write [code ] and paste the tab into it.
End this with [/code]

Is should look like this:
Code:
F        Am          
A-a-american

G    
Prayer
Just off the top of my mind...
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Old 11-03-2004, 07:57 PM   #5
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This song gets better all the time! Yeah, the chords are everywhere, but it's worth it. Thanks, coach!
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Old 11-12-2004, 10:35 AM   #6
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Am C A
You are the first one of your kind.....
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Old 11-16-2004, 08:19 PM   #7
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B#?

I always thought B# was affectionally referred to as C.

Unless I am clueless.
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Old 11-17-2004, 01:45 AM   #8
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Right, I worked it out last night & this is to memory but I think I'm right.

A E
Baby Slow Down
F#m C#m
The end is not as far as the start
A E
Please Stay A Child
F#m C#m
Somewhere in your heart .... baby
G D A
I give you everything you want
G D A
Except the thing that you want
Cm D A
You are the first one of your kind
Then Run Into Chorus String: B C D E
A F#m
And You Feel... Like no one before
C#m E
You Steal..... Right under my door

Keep repeating chords for chorus.
For the middle 8 bit after 2nd chorus play G D A.

I haven't time to do the whole thing but that should set you up.
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Old 11-17-2004, 05:10 PM   #9
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Thanx, mine was a bit off, jejejeje same thing B# and C ain't it? jejeje.

This sounds amazing on a piano, definatley for the ladies!!!! jejee
cheers!!!!
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Old 11-21-2004, 01:29 PM   #10
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Coach, it should be called C though. Neither B# or E# exist in musical terms
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Old 11-22-2004, 07:02 AM   #11
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Old 11-25-2004, 01:44 PM   #12
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the intro chords are:

A E F#m C#m

just incase you wanted em. Nice chord changes. Nice song
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Old 11-26-2004, 01:29 PM   #13
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I figured it out on the piano, but have no idea how to post the chords. Anyone want to forward me Sibelius?
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Old 12-14-2004, 09:27 AM   #14
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I have a keyboard and I would love to figure out how to play this song. I am not much of a keyboard player tho, so any help would be appreciated!!!
Is can use this link below to learn if someone will tell me how

http://chordfind.com/keyboard/
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Old 12-14-2004, 09:57 AM   #15
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The second one is better though not 100%. If you put grbound's correction in it's pretty close though.

I stopped studying music theory years ago but I seem to recall that B# does actually exist, for example in the key of C#major (which has a grand total of 7 sharps if I remember correctly), though equally for simple chord tabbing like this I agree it is far simpler to identify B# as C. Not that there is any need to in a song in the key of A, and anyway the reference to B#mi is mistaken, the chord is D.
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Quote:
Originally posted by U2SJ
I have a keyboard and I would love to figure out how to play this song. I am not much of a keyboard player tho, so any help would be appreciated!!!
Is can use this link below to learn if someone will tell me how

http://chordfind.com/keyboard/
A tip:
Just do this to get major chords:
(ex G) Start from the G note on your keyboard then the next tone is 4 steps further on (including the black keys) and then 3 steps ahead of the first 4...

To get Minor chords do this:
(ex Am) Start from the Am note on your keyboard then 3 steps ahead of that note is the next one, and then 4 steps more for the last note in that chord.

I guess you're like right now since I'm not that good at explaining
It would be alot easier to have a keyboard and just show you...
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Old 12-14-2004, 10:55 AM   #17
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Thanks The_Edge89
Uhmmmmm yeah it is a bit confusing but I am printing out this whole thread to try to figure it all out tonite
Ok so now my stupid question of the day...
is this whole thread for piano or just the opening riff is piano and then the rest is guitar?
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Old 12-14-2004, 11:50 AM   #18
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I think you can play it on both instruments actually
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Old 12-16-2004, 10:37 AM   #19
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With the latest update and grbound's correction it seems fine except for the "Everywhere go you shout it" bit. That seems a bit off.
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Old 12-16-2004, 07:21 PM   #20
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With the latest update and grbound's correction it seems fine except for the "Everywhere go you shout it" bit. That seems a bit off.
This section (which I think can be described as the chorus) has an A F#m C#m E riff (one chord per bar) which is pretty much the same throughout except for the very last chorus when it does that riff three times and then does a little coda that might be written as:

A C#m D Bm, A C#m D C#m, A (this one is the last chord of the song). Again, that's one chord per bar.
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