Xanadu Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

E chord A chord D chord G chord B chord E/E chord D/E chord B/E chord
A over E chord
G/E chord F#7add11 chord G6 chord Aadd9 chord Badd11 chord Am chord F chord G5 chord E5 chord B5 chord A5 chord D5 chord Bb6 chord Cadd9 chord Asus2 chord
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How To Play

[Chords]
   E A D G B e
E: 0 2 2 1 0 0
G: 3 2 0 0 3 3
D: x x 0 2 3 2
A: x 0 2 2 2 0
 
     E A D G B e
E5*: 0 2 2 4 0 0
G5:  3 x 0 0 x x
A5:  x 0 2 2 x x
B5:  x 2 4 4 x x
 
     E A  D  G  B e
E/E: 0 14 14 13 0 0
D/E: 0 12 12 11 0 0
B/E: 0 9  9  8  0 0
A/E: 0 7  7  6  0 0
G/E: 0 5  5  4  0 0
 
          E A D G B e
Aadd9:    5 7 7 6 0 0
G6:       3 5 5 4 0 0
F#7add11: 2 4 4 3 0 0
Badd11:   7 9 9 8 0 0
 
 
[Riff 1]
 
e|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|-5-4-----9-7-5-4-5-4-----------|
E|-----7-5-------------7-5-9-7-5-|
 
 
[Riff 1 Extended]
 
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------0----|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------0----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------4----|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------2----|
A|-5-4-----9-7-5-4-7-5-4---5-4-----4-----------------------------2-2----|
E|-----7-5---------------7-----7-5---7-5-4-7-5-4-2-5-4-2-0-4-2-0---0----|
 
 
 
[Instrumental in multiple parts]
 
[Ethereal Intro]
E (drone over guitar volume swell part)
 
[Full band enters]
E G D A x3
 
A (sustained)
 
E5* Riff 1 x3
 
E5* Riff 1 Extended
 
E/E D/E B/E A/E G/E x4
 
F#7add11 E
 
G6 F#7add11 Aadd9 E
 
G6 F#7add11 Badd11
 
E F#7add11 x6
 
 
[Short A Part 1]
    E               F#7add11
"To seek the sacred river Alph
   E                 F#7add11
To walk the caves of ice
   Badd11        Aadd9
To break my fast on honeydew
    Badd11            Aadd9
And drink the milk of Paradise"
 
D Am G F E
 
 
[B Part 1]
E           G5  A               G5 E5   B5    A5   G5   A5
I had heard the whispered tales of im - mor - ta - li - ty
    E5    B5   A5   G5    A5
The dee - pest my - ste - ry
E         G5    A           G5 E
From an ancient book I took a  clue
E               G5  A             G5 E5    B5   A5    G5   A5
I scaled the frozen mountain tops of eas - tern lands un - known
E5   B5  A5  G5  A5
Time and Man a - lone
E             G5  A      G5   E
Searching for the lost Xana - du
 
E    G    D
Xa - na - du
 
 
[Synth Break 1]
 
D5 Bb6 Cadd9 G x6
 
 
[A Part 2]
   D5        Bb6    Cadd9      G
To stand within the Pleasure Dome
  D5       Bb6   Cadd9      G
Decreed by Kubla Khan
   D5     Bb6     Cadd9     G
To taste anew the fruits of life
    D5     Bb6    Cadd9      G
The last immortal man
   D5       Bb6    Cadd9   G
To find the sacred river Alph
   D5       Bb6      Cadd9      G
To walk the caves of ice
 
    D5     Bb6     Cadd9      G
Oh, I will dine on honeydew
    D5        Bb6     Cadd9  G   D5        Bb6    Cadd9
And drink the milk of Para   -   dise
G       D5        Bb6    Cadd9      G
Oh, paradise!
 
D D D
 
 
[Instrumental Bridge]
 
E5* Riff 1 x3
 
E5* Riff 1 Extended
 
E
 
 
[B Part 2]
  E              G5   A             G5  E5   B5  A5     G5 A5
A thousand years have come and gone but time has passed me by
E5    B5      A5 G5  A5
Stars stopped in the sky
E         G5 A      G5   E
Frozen in an everlasting view
E           G5  A           G5 E5 B5 A5 G5  A5
Waiting for the world to end,  weary of the night
E5 B5   A5  G5  A5
Praying for the light
E         G5  A
Prison of the lost
  G5   E
Xana - du
 
E    G    D
Xa - na - du
 
 
[Synth Break 2]
 
D5 Bb6 Cadd9 G x6
 
 
[A Part 3]
D5       Bb6    Cadd9      G
Held within the Pleasure Dome
  D5       Bb6   Cadd9      G
Decreed by Kubla Khan
   D5          Bb6    Cadd9      G
To taste my bitter triumph
     D5  Bb6      Cadd9      G
As a mad immortal man
D5     Bb6      Cadd9  G
Nevermore shall I re - turn
  D5         Bb6         Cadd9      G
Escape these caves of ice
 
    D5     Bb6      Cadd9      G
For I have dined on honeydew
    D5        Bb6     Cadd9  G     D5        Bb6
And drunk the milk of Para    -    dise
Cadd9       G     D5
Woah, is it   paradise?
 
Bb6     Cadd9  G
 
 
INSTRUMENTAL
 
E F#7add11 x6
 
 
GUITAR SOLO
 
E F#7add11
E F#7add11
Badd11 Aadd9
Badd11 Aadd9
E F#7add11
E F#7add11
E F#7add11
E F#7add11
Badd11 Aadd9
Badd11 Aadd9
 
 
OUTRO
 
D Asus2 G F
E

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