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Broken Boy by Cage The Elephant

Broken Boy chords by Cage The Elephant

Chords with lyrics

Tuning: Standard (Chord diagramE MajorE Chord diagramA augmentedA Chord diagramD MajorD Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramBB Chord diagramE MajorE)

Key: Chord diagramB minorBm

Difficulty: Novice

Key: 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, Chord diagramG5G5) during verse can replicate bass feel.


Pre-Intro:
-Experimental noise over Chord diagramB minorBm and Chord diagramA augmentedA :)

Intro:
|Chord diagramB minorBm | |Chord diagramB minorBm | |Chord diagramD MajorD |Chord diagramG+G |Chord diagramB minorBm | |

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

Interlude:
|Chord diagramB minorBm | |Chord diagramB minorBm | |Chord diagramD MajorD |Chord diagramG+G |Chord diagramB minorBm | |


Verse:
Chord diagramB minorBm
 Tell me why I'm forced to live in this skin
Chord diagramB minorBm
 Tell me why I’m forced to live in this skin
Chord diagramD MajorD          Chord diagramG+G      Chord diagramB minorBm
 I'm an alien, I'm just an ali-en, oh
Chord diagramB minorBm
 Tell me why I was born to live in this skin
Chord diagramB minorBm
 Tell me how I’m supposed to be forgiven
Chord diagramD MajorD           Chord diagramG+G           Chord diagramB minorBm
 With my hand in the hive and the sun in my eyes, yeah
Chorus:
Chord diagramG+G     Chord diagramB minorBm  Chord diagramG+G       Chord diagramB minorBm
  Broken boy,   how does it feel?
Chord diagramG+G     Chord diagramB minorBm           Chord diagramG+G       N.C. (brake down)
  Broken boy, how does it feel?  How does it feel?

Break:
N.C. | | |

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

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

Outro:
N.C. |Chord diagramD MajorD |Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramA augmentedA|

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