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                             Song for Someone - U2
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Tabbed by Alex
Tuning: Standard



*Lyrics are not placed exactly, but are in the general correct location.


Verse:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---4-2---4-2---2---4-2---4-2---2-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---------------------------------------------|
  You've got a face not spoiled by beauty.

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---4-----4-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----4-----4---4-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-2-----2-----2-------------------------------------------------------------|
  I've got some scars from

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---6-----6-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----6-----6---6-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-4-----4-----4-------------------------------------------------------------|
  Where I've been.

(Same riff repeats throughout verse)

You've got eyes that can see right through me
You're not afraid of anything they've seen

I was told that I would feel
Nothing the first time
I don't know how these cuts heal
But in you I found a rhyme



Pre Chorus 1:
(This part and the chorus have some reverb/echo so it may sound like more than one note)
e|----------------------2-------------------------------2--------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------4-------------------------------4------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  If there is a light            you can't always see

e|----------------------2-----------------------------2----------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------3----------------------------4--------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  And there is a world           we can't always be

e|--------------------2------------------------------------2-----------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------4-----------------------------------4---------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  If there is a dark             that we shouldn't doubt

e|----------------------2----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------4---------------------|
G|-------------------3-----------------------------1-------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  And there is a light,          don't let it go out




Chorus:
(Same as last half of pre chorus)
e|--------------2-------------------------------2----------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------4-------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  This is a song...

e|--------2------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------4----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----3-------1-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  A chord diagramAA song for someone

e|--------------2-------------------------------2----------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------4-------------------------------4--------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  This is a song...

e|--------2------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------4----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----3-------1-------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  A chord diagramAA song for someone




Verse:

You let me in to a conversation
A chord diagramAA conversation only we could make
You break and enter my imagination
Whatever's in there it's yours to take

I was told that I would feel
Nothing the first time
You were slow to heal
But this could be the night



Pre Chorus 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----12----12----12-----12----12----12----12----12--------------------------|
G|-11----11----11-----11----11----11----11----11-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----11----11----11----11-----12----12----11----9---------------------------|
G|-11----11----11----11-----11----11----11----11-----------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(Repeat once)

Lyrics for pre chorus 2:

If there is a light you can't always see
And there is a world we can't always be
If there is a dark that we shouldn't doubt
And there is a light, don't let it go out



Chorus 2:
Chorus 2 is the same as Pre Chorus 2, just play around with the first string.



Solo:
e|-11-9----9-11-----------11-9----9-11------9--------------------------------|
B|------12------9-12-----------12------9-12----------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-11-9----9-11-----------11-9----11-----------------------------------------|
B|------12------9-12-----------12----12-9------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Outro Part 1:
e|----------------------2-------------------------------2--------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------4-------------------------------4------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  And I'm a long...

e|----------------------2-----------------------------2----------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------3----------------------------4--------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  way from your Hill of Cavalry

e|--------------------2------------------------------------2-----------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------4-----------------------------------4---------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  And I'm a long... way

e|----------------------2----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------4---------------------|
G|-------------------3-----------------------------1-------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  from where I was and where I need to be



Outro Part 2:
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---4-2---4-2---2---4-2---4-2---2-------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-0-----0-----0---0-----0-----0---------------------------------------------|
  If there is a light... you can't always see

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---4-----4-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----4-----4---4-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-2-----2-----2-------------------------------------------------------------|
  If there is a world we can't always be

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---6-----6-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----6-----6---6-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-4-----4-----4-------------------------------------------------------------|
  Where I've been.

(Continue this riff to end of song)

If there is a kiss I stole from your mouth
And there is a light, don't let it go out


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Music by U2
Lyrics by Bono and the Edge

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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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