Neil Patrick Harris Being Alive chords
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I cannot say in terms of guitar playing. These are the chords for piano. Arranged from a copy of the lyrics, intense watching of the musical, a copy of the P/C score, and a copy of the sheet music and chords for the "solo" version. Arrangement is my own. PLAYING NOTES: C6/9 is played as a bass note (C, G or A, vary it as you wish) for 1 beat, followed by the chord played on the second beat. Generally, it starts quiet, and the dynamics and tempi increase over the breaks between sections. TIME SIGNATURE: 4/4 INTRO: |C6/9| x2 |C6/9 |F/G Someone to hold you too close |C6/9 |G7b9 Someone to hurt you too deep |C6/9 |Am7 Someone to sit in your chair |Fmaj9 |G| To ruin your sleep BREAK: |C6/9|F/G| x4 |C6/9 |F/G Someone to need you too much |C6/9 |G7b9 Someone to know you too well |C6/9 |Am7 Someone to pull you up short |Fmaj9 |G| And put you through hell BREAK: |C6/9|F/G| x4 |C6/9 |F/G Someone you have to let in |C6/9 |G7b9 Someone whose feelings you spare |C6/9 |Am7 Someone who like it or not |Fmaj9 Will want you to share |Am7/D A little, A lot BREAK: |G Gsus2 G|Gsus4 G Gsus2 G| |C6/9 |F/G Someone to crowd you with love |C6/9 |G7b9 Someone to force you to care |C6/9 |Am7 Someone to make you come through |Fmaj9 Who'll always be there |Am7/D As frightened as you |Dm/G G13 Of being a-live |Dm/G [ch]FMaj7/G[/ch]|Dm/G G13 Being A-live |Dm/G [ch]FMaj7/G[/ch]|Dm/G G13 Being A-live |Dm/G |C6/9 Being A-live BREAK: |F/G|C6/9|F/G| |C6/9 |F/G Somebody hold me too close |C6/9 |G7b9 Somebody hurt me too deep |C6/9 |Am7 Somebody sit in my chair |Fmaj9 And ruin my sleep |Am7/D And make me a-ware |Dm/G G13 Of being a-live |Dm/G [ch]FMaj7/G[/ch]|Dm/G G13 Being A-live |C6/9 |F/G Somebody need me too much |C6/9 |G7b9 Somebody know me too well |C6/9 |Am7 Somebody pull me up short |Fmaj9 And put me through hell |Am7/D And give me sup-port |Dm/G G13 For being a-live |[ch]FMaj7/G[/ch] |Dm/G G13 Make me a-live |Dm/G F/G |[ch]Ab/Bb[/ch] Make me con-fused |C Mock me with praise Cdim |[ch]Ab/Bb[/ch] Let me be used |Dm/G G13 Vary my days |Dm/G G7 |Dm/G G13 But A-lone |G9 G9#5|F/G G13 is a -- lone |F/G G9 G9#5|Dm/G G13 not a -- live |Dm/G G13| |C6/9 |F/G Somebody crowd me with love |C6/9 |G7b9 Somebody, force me to care |C6/9 |Am7 Somebody make me come through |Fmaj9 I'll always be there |Am7/D As frightened as you |Dm/G G13 To help us sur-vive |Dm/G G13 |Dm/G G13 Being A-live |Dm/G G13 |Dm/G G13 Being A-live |Dm/G [ch]FMaj7/G[/ch]|G |C [ch]Bb/C[/ch]| Be -- ing a-live OUTRO: |C [ch]Bb/C[/ch]|C [ch]Bb/C[/ch]|C11| PLAYING NOTES: Ritardando over the outro. I don't have access to an instrument to check the final "Being Alive", but it slows down, with grandeur.