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Cage The Elephant chords for Broken boy

Guitar chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)

Key: A chord diagramB minorBm

Difficulty: Novice

Key: A chord diagramB minorBm
Tempo: 167 bpm

Rhythm: The rhythm in this song is mostly synth pads and a driving bass guitar playing swing eighths.
Playing power chords (Bm5, D5, A chord diagramG5G5) during verse can replicate bass feel.
Pre-Intro:
-Experimental noise over A chord diagramB minorBm and A chord diagramA augmentedA :)


Intro:
|A chord diagramB minorBm  |  |A chord diagramB minorBm  |  |A chord diagramD MajorD  |A chord diagramG+G  |A chord diagramB minorBm  |  |


Verse:
A chord diagramB minorBm
  I was born on the wrong side of the train tracks
A chord diagramB minorBm
  I was raised with a strap across my back
A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG+G                         A chord diagramB minorBm
  Lay me on my side or hold me up to the light, yeah
A chord diagramB minorBm
  I was burned by the cold kiss of a vampire
A chord diagramB minorBm
  I was bit by the whisper of a soft liar
A chord diagramD MajorD                    A chord diagramG+G                         A chord diagramB minorBm
  Any good friend of yours is a good friend of mine


Chorus:
A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramB minorBm    A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramB minorBm
    Broken boy,     how does it feel?
A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramB minorBm                     A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramB minorBm
    Broken boy, how does it feel?    How does it feel?

Interlude:
|A chord diagramB minorBm  |  |A chord diagramB minorBm  |  |A chord diagramD MajorD  |A chord diagramG+G  |A chord diagramB minorBm  |  |


Verse:
A chord diagramB minorBm
  Tell me why I'm forced to live in this skin
A chord diagramB minorBm
  Tell me why I’m forced to live in this skin
A chord diagramD MajorD                   A chord diagramG+G           A chord diagramB minorBm
  I'm an alien, I'm just an ali-en, oh
A chord diagramB minorBm
  Tell me why I was born to live in this skin
A chord diagramB minorBm
  Tell me how I’m supposed to be forgiven
A chord diagramD MajorD                     A chord diagramG+G                      A chord diagramB minorBm
  With my hand in the hive and the sun in my eyes, yeah


Chorus:
A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramB minorBm    A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramB minorBm
    Broken boy,     how does it feel?
A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramB minorBm                     A chord diagramG+G              N.C. (brake down)
    Broken boy, how does it feel?    How does it feel?


Break:
N.C. |  |  |


Verse:
A chord diagramB minorBm
  I was born on the wrong side of the train tracks
A chord diagramB minorBm
  Always born on the wrong side of the train tracks
A chord diagramD MajorD              A chord diagramG+G                         A chord diagramB minorBm
  Lay me on my side or hold me up to the light, yeah
A chord diagramB minorBm
  I was burned by the cold kiss of a vampire
A chord diagramB minorBm
  I was promised the keys to an empire
A chord diagramD MajorD                    A chord diagramG+G                         A chord diagramB minorBm
  Any good friend of yours is a good friend of mine, oh


Chorus:
A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramB minorBm    A chord diagramG+G              A chord diagramB minorBm
    Broken boy,     how does it feel?
A chord diagramG+G          A chord diagramB minorBm                     A chord diagramG+G              Bm/N.C. (Break down)
    Broken boy, how does it feel?    How does it feel?


Outro:
N.C. |A chord diagramD MajorD  |A chord diagramG+G  A chord diagramA augmentedA|
ⓘ Guitar chords for 'Broken Boy' by Cage The Elephant, an alternative rock band formed in 2007 from Bowling Green, USA

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