Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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Am chord B chord B7 chord C chord D chord D7 chord Em chord G chord A over C Sharp chord Bsus4 chord Em7 chord C over B chord D/F# chord C/E chord Em6 chord Em/D chord Asus2 chord B7/D# chord F#m7-5 chord Cmaj7/E chord B7sus4 chord
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How To Play

Capo: 3rd fret
For chords in original key transpose this tab +3 steps (and "use flats").
 
INTRO
  Em7     Em6    Cmaj7/E   Em       Am               Bsus4   B
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|----------------|------------320-|----------------|0---0-----------|
B|3---3---2---2---|1---1---0---0---|1---1-----------|0---0---4---4---|
G|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0-------|2---2-12--------|4-------4---4---|
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2-------|2---2-h-2-------|--4---4-4-4---4-|
A|2-------2-------|2-------2-------|0-------0-3-2-0-|2-------2-------|
E|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|----------------|
 
** Turnaround in the verses/choruses
  G    F#m7-5 B7sus4
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|3---3---x---0---|
B|0---0---1-0-0-4-|
G|0---0---2---2---|
D|0---0---2---x---|
A|x---x---x---2---|
E|3---3---2-------|
 
*** Transition to chorus
  G       D/F#
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +
e|x---x-----------|
B|0---0-------3-0-|
G|0---0---2-0-2---|
D|0---0---0-------|
A|x---x---x-------|
E|3---3---2-------|
 
**** [Coda]
  Em7     Em6    Cmaj7/E       Em   Am(6)   B7       Em7
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1
e|----------------|----------------|----------------|0
B|3---3---2---2---|1---1---0---0---|1-------0-------|3
G|0---0---0---0---|0---0---0---2---|2-----------2---|0
D|2---2---2---2---|2---2---2---2---|2---4---1---1---|2
A|2-------2-------|2-------2-------|0-------2-------|2
E|0-------0-------|0-------0-------|----------------|0
 
| x  dampened string
| h  hammer-on
 
INTRO
| Em7 Em6 | Cmaj7/E Em | Am | Bsus4 B |
  (see tab section: *)
 
VERSE 1
Em                        Em7      Am
 What have I got to do to make you love me
D                         D7      |G      F#m7-5  B7sus4 |
 What have I got to do to make you care  (see tab section: **)
Em         Em7               Am
 What do I do when lightning strikes me
D                        D7        |G      F#m7-5  B7sus4 |
 And I wake to find that you're not there  (see tab section: **)
 
VERSE 2
Em         Em7            Am
 What do I do to make you want me
D                      D7   |G      F#m7-5  B7sus4 |
 What have I got to do to be heard  (see tab section: **)
Em         Em7               Am
 What do I say when it's all over
    D                     D7    | G     D/F# |
And sorry seems to be the hardest word  (see tab section: ***)
 
CHORUS
C/E       B7/D#
 It's sad,  so sad
Em/D              A/C#
  It's a sad, sad situation
C                Bsus4    B    | Em     F#m7-5  B7sus4 |
And it's getting more and more absurd  (see tab section: **)
C/E      B7/D#
 It's sad,  so sad
Em/D          A/C#
 Why can't we talk it over
C
Oh it seems to me
C/B    Am             B7sus4 B7      Em
  That sorry seems to be the hardest word
 
SOLO
| Em Em7 | Am | D D7   | G  F#m7-5 B7sus4 |
                           (see tab section: **)
| Em Em7 | Am | D D7   | G  D/F# |
                       (see tab section: ***)
CHORUS
C/E       B7/D#
 It's sad,  so sad
Em/D              A/C#
  It's a sad, sad situation
C                 Bsus4    B    | Em     F#m7-5  B7sus4 |
 And it's getting more and more absurd  (see tab section: **)
C/E      B7/D#
It's sad,  so sad
Em/D          A/C#
 Why can't we talk it over
C
Oh it seems to me
C/B    Am             B7sus4 B7      Em
  That sorry seems to be the hardest word
 
VERSE 3
Em                        Am
 What do I do to make you love me
D                    D7    |G      F#m7-5  B7sus4 |
 What have I got to do to be heard  (see tab section: **)
Em         Em7               Am
 What do I do when lightning strikes me
F#m7-5             B7
What have I got to do
Em                 Asus2
What have I got to do
     F#m7-5         B7
When sorry seems to be 
           [ Em7 ]
The hardest word
 
[Coda]
| Em7 Em6 | Cmaj7/E Em | Am | B7sus4 B7 | Em7
 (see tab section: ****)

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