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Photograph Chords | How To Play Photograph On Guitar By Ed Sheeran

Performance Notes For Photograph

In this lesson your going to learn Ed Sheeran’s great pop song Photograph taken from his 2014 album entitled “X”. Although there is various ways you can play this song, I’ve chosen to keep it as simplistic as possible for you using both open and barre chords combined.

Try and follow the video lesson as best as you can and if your stuck or have any questions, leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can…

The chords used are D Major, B Minor, G Major and D Major

Photograph Chords And Chord Fingerings (Capo 2)

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Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Verse

                      D
Loving can hurt
                     Bm
Loving can hurt sometimes
                        A G
But it's the only thing that I know
                           D
When it gets hard
                                   Bm
You know it can get hard sometimes
               A                                                 G
It is the only thing that makes us feel alive

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Pre-Chorus

Bm                                         G
We keep this love in a photograph
D                                             A
We make these memories for ourselves
                     Bm
Where our eyes are never closing
             G
Our hearts were never broken
             D                               A
And times forever frozen still

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Chorus

                       D
So you can keep me inside the pocket of your
A
Ripped jeans holding me closer till our
Bm                                                G
Eyes meet, you won't ever be alone

                                              D
Wait for me to come home

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Verse

                       D
Loving can heal
                       Bm
Loving can mend your soul
                        A                                G
And it's the only thing that I know
                                  D
I swear it will get easier
                                                 Bm
remember that with every piece of ya
                   A                                                           G 
It is the only thing we take with us when we die

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Pre-Chorus

Bm                                         G
We keep this love in a photograph
D                                             A
We make these memories for ourselves
                     Bm
Where our eyes are never closing
             G
Our hearts were never broken
             D                               A
And times forever frozen still

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Chorus

                       D
So you can keep me inside the pocket of your
A
Ripped jeans holding me closer till our
Bm                                                G
Eyes meet, you won't ever be alone

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Bridge

                     D
And if you hurt me that's ok baby, only
A
Words bleed inside these pages you just
Bm                                                    G
Hold me and I won't ever let you go

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Interlude

                                       Bm
Wait for me to come home
                                        G
Wait for me to come home
                                        D
Wait for me to come home
                                        A
Wait for me to come home

Photograph Chords/Lyrics/Outro

                     D
Oh you can fit me inside the necklace you got when you were
A
16 next to your heartbeat where I
Bm                                                          G
Should be, keep it deep within your soul
                     D
And if you hurt me that's ok baby only
A
Words bleed inside these pages you just
Bm                                                   G
Hold me and I won't ever let you go
                      D
When I'm away I will remember how you
A                                                                    Bm
Kissed me under the lamp post back on sixth street
                                                               G
Hearing you whisper through the phone
                                          D
Wait for me to come home


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