Notes on my approach to this song
Straight up, this isn’t meant to be 100% accurate to how it’s played on the album. It’s damn close, and these chords will let you play along with the album – but I have no interest in capturing a perfect record of every single note played on every instrument heard on the studio version (there’s too much going on, I’m not good enough, etc). Rather, I want to show you how I enjoy playing this song. If this helps you, fantastic! If you think this is garbage and sacrilege, I emplore you to look elsewhere.
Keeping it super simple here. Again, may not be fully accurate – but you can get it done w/ these chords.
INTRO + VERSE Em . . . Em . . . A . . . A . . . (repeat) CHORUS Em . . . G . . . D . . . A . . . (repeat)
Intro and Verse Riff
Here’s how I play it:
E |–––––0––––––––––|–––––0––––––––––|––––––––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– B |–––––0––––––––––|–––––0––––––––––|–––––2––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– G |–––––0––––––––––|–––––0––––––––––|–––––2––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– D |–––––2––––––––––|–––––2––––––––––|–––––2–––––––4––|––2––––––2–––––|– A |–––––2––––––––––|–––––2––––––(2)–|––0–––––––––––––|––––––5––––––––|– E |––0–––––––––(2)–|––3–––––––––––––|––––––––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– Em Em/G A (A)
Here’s how I play it:
E |–––––0––––––––––|–––––0––––––––––|–––––2––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– B |–––––0––––––––––|–––––0––––––––––|–––––3––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– G |–––––0––––––––––|–––––0––––––––––|–––––2––––––––2–|–––––––––––––––|– D |–––––2––––––––––|–––––0––––––––––|––0––0––––2–4–––|––4––2–––4–2–0–|– A |–––––2––––––––––|–––––2––––––––––|––––––––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– E |––0––0––––––––––|––3––3––––––––––|––––––––––––––––|–––––––––––––––|– Em G D (A)
Simple Chords w/ Lyrics
INTRO Em .... .... A .... .... VERSE Em A ...Meet me in the hall----way Em A ...Meet me in the hall----way Em A ...I just left your bed---room, give me some morphine Em A ...Is there any more to do? CHORUS Em G ...Just let me know, I'll be at the door D A At the door........ hoping you'll come around Em G ...Just let me know I'll be on the floor D A On the floor....... maybe we'll work it out Em G ...I gotta get better... gotta get better D A ...I gotta get better... gotta get better Em G ...I gotta get better... gotta get better D A (Em) ...And maybe we'll work it out (begin next verse's opening E-minor on final lyric "out")
And so on!
I hope this helped
Let me know if you have questions or comments. Good luck!