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Neil Patrick Harris – Being Alive chords
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 sleepBREAK: |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 hellBREAK: |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 FMaj7/G|Dm/G G13 Being A-live |Dm/G FMaj7/G|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 FMaj7/G|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|FMaj7/G |Dm/G G13 Make me a-live|Dm/G F/G |Ab/Bb Make me con-fused|C Mock me with praiseCdim |Ab/Bb 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 FMaj7/G|G |C Bb/C| Be -- ing a-liveOUTRO: |C Bb/C|C Bb/C|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.