Coldplay - Violet Hill chords

      
Violet Hill - Coldplay

Chords used by Chris Martin for live performances and Acoustic version from Absolute Zoo Session

Tabbed by Zergio107 from Coldplaying.com with modifications by Altoidsjedi. 

I've looked and played all the other tabs for this song on UG, and I can assure 
you, this is the most accurate and the best sounding one you will find!
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Videos for Reference:

-Chris Martin Violet Hill Acoustic Performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BVcnbUOL1g

-Coldplay Violet Hill Live: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2xz-CIhVOk
(Especially helpful for the Outro)
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Tuning: EADGc#c#     (B and high e strings are tuned down to c# for that distinct 'ringing' sound)


C#m C#m7/B A F#m Fm Em B G#m Ec#|----0-----|----0-----|----0-----|----0-----|----0-----|---0-----|-----0----|-----0----|-----0--|c#|----0-----|----0-----|----0-----|----0-----|----0-----|---0-----|-----0----|-----0----|-----0--|G |----9-----|----8-----|----6-----|----2-----|----2-----|---1-----|-----8----|-----4----|----13--|D |---11-----|---11-----|----7-----|----4-----|----3-----|---2-----|-----9----|-----6----|----14--|A |---11-----|---11-----|----7-----|----4-----|----3-----|---2-----|-----9----|-----6----|----14--|E |----9-----|----9-----|----5-----|----2-----|----1-----|---0-----|-----7----|-----4----|----12--|
Note: -You can replace the C#m7/B chord for the B chord (Chris Martin uses both chords) -You can play Life in Technicolor II and Daylight with this tuning. :D Verse 1:
C#m C#m7/BWas a long and dark December from the rooftops I remember
A F#m Fm EmThere was snow, white snow
C#m C#m7/BClearly I remember from the windows they were watching
A F#m Fm EmWhile we froze down below
A B C#m When the future's architectured by a carnival of idiots on show
B You'd better lie low
Chorus:
G#m A G#m E C#m B C#m If you love me won’t you let me know?
Verse 2:
C#m C#m7/BWas a long and dark December when the banks became cathedrals
A F#m Fm EmAnd the fog, became God
C#m Priests clutched onto bibles
C#m7/BHollowed out to fit their rifles
A F#m Fm EmAnd the cross held aloft
A BBury me in armour when I'm dead and hit the ground
C#m BMy nerves are poles that unfroze
Chorus:
G#m A G#m E C#m B C#m If you love me won’t you let me know?
Solo: C#m C#m7/B A F# Fm Em C#m C#m7/B A F# Fm Em Verse 3:
A BI don't want to be a soldier who the captain of some sinking ship
C#m B Would stow, far below
Chorus:
G#m A G#m E C#m B C#m So if you love me Why'd you let me go?
Outro:
A B C#m F#m E C#m B A I took my love down to violet hill
A B C#m G#m AThere we sat in the snow
A B C#m F#m E C#m B All that time she was silent still
G#m A G#m E C#m B A So If you love me won’t you let me know?
G#m A G#m E C#m B C#m If you love me, Won't you let me know
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