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Up Chords
Up by Jason Mraz

tabbed by ieremv
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videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxWgVohLoGI
(used as reference. you can use it to learn the hand pattern too)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZs14VvqRPU&feature=fvwrel

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It looks like a lot of different chords, but it's basically a few different chord shapes.

M7 chords:

e|-(6)-|--x--|--x--| (adds flavour, but is optional)
B|--7--|--3--|--5--|
G|--8--|--4--|--6--|
D|--8--|--4--|--6--|
A|--x--|--x--|--x--|
E|--7--|--3--|--5--|
   Bm7   Gm7   Am7

m7 chords:

e|--6--|--4--|--7--|--4--|
B|--7--|--5--|--8--|--4--|
G|--6--|--4--|--7--|--4--|
D|--8--|--6--|--9--|--4--|
A|--6--|--4--|--7--|--6--|
E|--x--|--x--|--x--|--4--|
   Ebm7  C#m7  Em7   Abm7

Other chords:

e|--2--|--2--|--5--|--7--|--7--|
B|--2--|--2--|--5--|--7--|--8--|
G|--3--|--3--|--6--|--8--|--9--|
D|--4--|--2--|--5--|--9--|--9--|
A|--4--|--4--|--7--|--9--|--7--|
E|--2--|--2--|--5--|--7--|--x--|
   F#    F#7   A7     B    Em

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ROUGH PROGRESSION (there are exceptions to some parts of the song)

Verses:

Bm7 Ebm7 Abm7 Gm7-F#7
Bm7 Ebm7 Abm7 Gm7-F#7

Pre-Chorus:

C#m7 F#

Chorus:

Bm7  Ebm7 Abm7 Gm7-Am7
Abm7 Ebm7 C#m7 Gm7-F#7

Bridge:

B Em Ebm7 Em7 Abm7 Gm7
Gm7 C#m7 Em7 A7 Bm7
Em7 A7 Bm7

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EXACT (and how they fit in with the lyrics too!)
feel free to play with the 7ths variations

Bm7 Ebm7 Abm7 Gm7-F#7

Bm7
A little like Gene Wilder now
                 Ebm7
Coming out of the tower now 
     Abm7
In a glass elevator

that could take you all the way 
       Gm7  F#7
to the sky

Bm7
Ain't trying to fool ya now 
                Ebm7
I got nothing to lose and no how 
      Abm7                                           Gm7                           F#7
So be in it with the limitless image of the intimate figure that you're getting is love

C#m7                F#
    All you need is love

Bm7
Ain't it nice to get out of here 
                   Ebm7
Already out of the atmosphere 
            Abm7
Well if the glass ever shattered

well it wouldn't really matter 
       Gm7                     F#7
it's a love that is lifting us up

C#m7                F#
    All you need is love

Bm7
We're going up, up, up
        Ebm7
Flying away
                 Ab7 
We're taking the higher route
                 Gm7         Am7
We're taking the ceiling out

Abm7 
We're going up, 
              Ebm7
we're flying away
      C#m7
Never coming down 
              Gm7           F#7
because we're living it up, living it up, yeah

Bm7 Ebm7 Abm7 Gm7-F#7

Bm7
What happens when your light goes out
                           Ebm7
No one's there to give you mouth to mouth
              Abm7
Don't let the break down trouble you 
                                  Gm7      F#7
and claim that a brother need's a hero now

Bm7                                        Ebm7
Cause I know, you know, baby once you know, you'll always know
          Abm7                                       Gm7            
It's your own, your own, your own love that gets you where you wanna go

Bm7
We're going up, up, up
        Ebm7
Flying away
                 Ab7 
We're taking the higher route
                 Gm7         Am7
We're taking the ceiling out

Abm7 
We're going up, 
              Ebm7
we're flying away
      C#m7
Never coming down 
              Gm7           F#7
because we're living it up, living it up
            Gm7           F#7
yeah you're living it up

B
Knowing it's good
                 Em
And I don't mean good enough
                  Ebm7
When it's really love
                  Em7          Abm7 
Well you can just rise above anything 
          Gm7
it's our destiny

Gm7
Yeah
        C#m7
Oh-oh-oh
        Em7
Oh-oh-oh
      A7      Bm7
Oh-oh-ah, ah, ah
Em7      A7     Bm7
La-ah-ah-ah, ah, ah

Bm7
A little like Gene Wilder now
                 Ebm7
Coming out of the tower now 
     Abm7
In a glass elevator

that could take you all the way 
       Gm7
to the sky

Bm7
We're going up
        Ebm7
We're flying away
                 Ab7 
We're taking the higher route
                 Gm7         Am7
We're taking the ceiling out

Abm7 
We're going up, 
              Ebm7
we're flying away
      C#m7
Never coming down 
              Gm7           F#7
because we're living it up, living it up

Bm7
Going up
        Ebm7
Flying away
                 Ab7 
We're taking the higher route
                 Gm7         Am7
We're taking the ceiling out

Abm7 
We're going up, 
              Ebm7
we're flying away
      C#m7
Never coming down 
        Gm7           F#7
Keep on living it up, living it up
     Gm7           F#7
Yeah living it up

C#m7                F#
    All you need is love 
                Bm7
Love is all you need

Ebm7 Abm7 Gm7-F#7

Bm7 Ebm7 Abm7 Gm7-F#7

Bm7

 
 
Jason Mraz - Up Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Up tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Up Chords:

Jason Thomas Mraz (pronounced /'dʒeɪsən ˈɱɹæz/; born June 23, 1977) is an American singer-songwriter, born and raised in Mechanicsville, Virginia, a suburb of Richmond.[1]

Mraz is an eclectic artist with multiple and varied stylistic influences, including pop, rock, folk, jazz, country, and hip hop. He has played with various artists, including The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews Band, James Blunt, Gavin DeGraw, Paula Cole, John Popper, Alanis Morissette, The Ohio Players, Rachael Yamagata, Jewel and Colbie Caillat.[citation needed]

Indexed at Wikipedia.

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