Snow Patrol - Headlights On Dark Roads tab


Submitted by Ione, from Tenerife, Spain (

INTRO: C8 F8 G8 F8


(bass line)
For once I want to be the car crash
Not always just the traffic jam
A8         B8         G8  ---------------------\
Hit me hard enough to wake me                   \__ Palm Mute optional
A8         B8         G8                        /
And lead me wild to your dark roads------------/

PRE-CHORUS: G5 F5 G5 F5  G5 F5 G5 F5 (listen the song for the strumming pattern)

During the bridge a second guitar do this little riff:

e ------------------------------------------------------------------|B ------------------------------------------------------------------|G ---------7-7-7-7-7--7--7------------------------------------------|
C5 A5 F5 E5 G5 Headlights... before me E5 A5 F5 So beautiful, so clear C5 A5 F5 E5 G5 Reach out... and take it E5 A5 F5 Cos I'm so ti-red of all this f-ear (bass line) My tongue is lost, oh, I can't tell you Please just see it in my eyes A8 B8 G8 I pull up thorns from our ripped bodies A8 B8 G8 And let the blood fall in my mouth PRE-CHORUS(same as before) CHORUS (X2) OUTRO: same as bridge
BASS LINEe ------------------------------------------------------------------|B ------------------------------------------------------------------|G ------------------------------------------------------------------|D ------------------------------------------------------------------|A ------------------------------------------------------------------|E ---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-3-3-3-3-3-3------------------|.
C5 E5 A5 F5 G5 B8e --------------------------------------------------------------------|B --------------------------------------------------------------------|G ----5------2--------------------------------------------------------|D-----5------2-------7--------3----------5----------------------------|A ----3------0-------7--------3----------5-----------9----------------|E -------------------5--------1----------3-----------7----------------|
Well, i have transcribed this by ear, so it could have some mistakes (maybe the anyway, it´s the way I play it and sounds good playing with the cd, hope you like it….. Any corrections or questions, please mail me:
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