Dumb I Sound Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

Bb/C chord Bb/F chord Bb/D chord
20% Off Guitar Tricks Full Access! when you use this link

How To Play

A simple, but beautiful Sufjan Stevens song. The entire song revolves around a repeated piano line tabbed
below. This line is really just a changing bass note played under the root and third of a Bb chord, so it's a
very easy song to improvise a little in. Additionally, I added a transcription of the piano line down an octave
if the higher one doesn't work well with your arrangement.
The recorders that join the song in the chorus are just descending down a Bb major scale (with some
embellishments) until they reach D, and then starting over again.
Piano Transcription:
  Bb/D                Bb/F                Bb/C
  Bb/D             Bb/F            Bb/C
Bb/D  Bb/F  Bb/C  (x4)
Bb/D         Bb/F      Bb/C
 Something's suddenly unclear
Bb/D       Bb/F       Bb/C
 Someone's suddenly my fear
Bb/D       Bb/F             Bb/C
 My eyes demand like broken eaves
Bb/D       Bb/F         Bb/C
 The ladel overspills on eaves
     Bb/D  Bb/F  Bb/C
If you
       Bb/D  Bb/F  Bb/C
Once knew
     Bb/D  Bb/F  Bb/C
How I
       Bb/D  Bb/F  Bb/C
Loved you
Bb/D    Bb/F            Bb/C
 And my bruise-colored eyes peel
Bb/D   Bb/F           Bb/C
 Every image to your face and heel
Bb/D           Bb/F      Bb/C
 And if you're happy I am too
Bb/D           Bb/F          Bb/F
 And if you're sleeping, I'm with you
     Bb/D  Bb/F  Bb/C
But you           love someone else
     Bb/D  Bb/F     Bb/C
But you      want to be with someone else
    Bb/D  Bb/F     Bb/C
And I       can't believe how dumb I sound
    Bb/D  Bb/F          Bb/C
And I       will put my face over the ground
OUTRO (x6)
      Bb/D  Bb/F     Bb/C
And love you    and love you

SEE ALSO: Our List Of Guitar Apps That Don't Suck

Latest Downloads That'll help you become a better guitarist

Your First Six Guitar Songs Cover Download Now
guitar fretboard notes print quality Download Now
Blank Guitar Chord Charts print quality Download Now
Guitar Chord Chart Download Now

Nailed It?

Great job! Let others know you're learning REAL music by sharing on social media!

Save This Song!

Enjoying Dumb I Sound by Sufjan Stevens? Bookmark the page to make it easier for you to find again!

Press Ctrl+D to bookmark this page

Sufjan Stevens Fan?

We hope you enjoyed learning how to play Dumb I Sound by Sufjan Stevens on guitar. Don't stop now! There's loads more songs to learn by at Guvna Guitars!

Comments If you liked this tab or have something to share that'll make playing Dumb I Sound better for others, let us all know in the comments below!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Submit Chords

Have a song you know the chords for that you'd like to share with others? Awesome! Submit it by clicking on the button below