riptide chords

Riptide Chords | How To Play Riptide On Guitar By Vance Joy

Performance notes for Riptide Chords

In this guitar lesson your going to learn Riptide chords and strumming patterns by Vance Joy. The strumming for this song Down-Down-Up-Down-Up. Make sure you learn the correct strumming patterns and chords and make sure you watch the video guitar lesson above to get the right timing and rhythm for the song…

The chords used are A Minor, G Major, C Major and F Major

Riptide Chords And Chord Fingerings (Capo 1)

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Riptide Chords/Lyrics/Verse

Am                         G                        C
I was scared of dentists and the dark,
Am                        G                         C
I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations,
Am               G                               C
Oh all my friends are turning green,
Am                                      G                          C
You're the magicians assistant in their dreams.

Am    G     C
Ooh, ooh ooh
Am     G                C
Ooh, and they come unstuck

Riptide Chords/Lyrics/Chorus

Am         G                                 C
Lady, running down to the riptide,
C                                   Am
taken away to the dark side,
G                            C
I wanna be your left hand man.
Am                G                                      C
I love you when you're singing that song and,
C                                  Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G                                                  C
you're gonna sing the words wrong

Riptide Chords/Lyrics/Verse 2

Am                                       G                 C
There's this movie that I think you'll like,
Am                             G                          C
this guy decides to quit his job and heads to New York City,
Am                 G                            C
this cowboy's running from himself.
Am                                G                        C
And she's been living on the highest shelf

Am    G     C
Ooh, ooh ooh
Am     G                C
Ooh, and they come unstuck

Riptide Chords/Lyrics/Chorus

Am         G                                 C
Lady, running down to the riptide,
C                                   Am
taken away to the dark side,
G                            C
I wanna be your left hand man.
Am                G                                      C
I love you when you're singing that song and,
C                                  Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G                                                  C
you're gonna sing the words wrong

Riptide Chords/Lyrics/Bridge

Am                                          G
I just wanna, I just wanna know,
C                                                     F
If you're gonna, if you're gonna stay,
Am                                     G
I just gotta, I just gotta know,
C                                                          F
I can't have it, I can't have it any other way

Am                      G                         C
I swear she's destined for the screen,
Am                           G                                         C
Closest thing to Michelle Pfeiffer that you've ever seen, oh

Riptide Chords/Lyrics/Chorus

Am         G                                 C
Lady, running down to the riptide,
C                                   Am
taken away to the dark side,
G                            C
I wanna be your left hand man.
Am                G                                      C
I love you when you're singing that song and,
C                                  Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G                                                  C
you're gonna sing the words wrong


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