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Did You Know? Monsters was written by James Blunt because his father discovered he had stage four chronic kidney disease. He wrote the song to say all the things that he wanted to say to him. James Blunt's father also stars in the music video for the song.

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Monsters Chords And Strumming James Blunt

Django Chords:

(capo fret 3)

Django C Chord

Django A Chord

Django G Chord

Django F Chord

plus Django G/B: x20033

Strumming:

"1 Strum":     |D               |

"Waltz Steps*":|D   D U D    |

Tempo: 127bpm

Key: with capo Eb, without C


Intro -

|C - |- - |C - |G/B - - |

|A - |- - |A - |G - |

|F - |- - |


Verse 1 -

||C - |- - |C - |G/B - - |

 |A - |- - |A - |G - |

 |F - |- - ||x2

 |C - |- - |G - |G - |

 

(C)Oh, (C)before they turn (G/B)off all the (A)lights
I won't (A)read you your (G)wrongs or your (F)rights
The time has (C)gone
I'll (C)tell you good(G/B)night, close the (A)door
(A)Tell you I (G)love you once (F)more
The time has (C)gone
So here it (G)is (G)


Chorus -

||F - |F - |G - |G - - |

 |C - |G/B - - |A - |A - ||x3

 |F - |F - |G - |G - - |

 |C - |- - - |- - - |- - |

 

I'm not your (F)son, (F)you're not my (G)father
(G)We're just (C)two grown men (G/B)saying good(A)bye (A)
No
(F)need to for(F)give, no (G)need to for(G)get
I know
(C)your mistakes (G/B)and you know (A)mine (A)
(F)And while you're (F)sleeping, I'll (G)try to make you (G)proud
So
(C)daddy, won't you (G/B)just close your (A)eyes?
(A)Don't be a(F)fraid, (F)it's my (G)turn
To chase the
(G)monsters a(C)way

 

Verse 2 -

||C - |- - |C - |G/B - - |

 |A - |- - |A - |G - |

 |F - |- - || x2

 |C - |- - |G - |G - |

 

(C)Oh, well (C)I'll read a (G/B)story to (A)you
Only (A)difference is (G)this one is (F)true
The time has (C)gone
I (C)folded your (G/B)clothes on the (A)chair
I (A)hope you sleep (G)well, don't be (F)scared
The time has (C)gone
So here it (G)is (G)


Chorus 2 -

||F - |F - |G - |G - - |

 |C - |G/B - - |A - |A - ||x3

 |F - |F - |G - |G - - |

 

I'm not your (F)son, (F)you're not my (G)father
(G)We're just (C)two grown men (G/B)saying good(A)bye (A)
No (F)need to for(F)give, no (G)need to for(G)get
I know (C)your mistakes (G/B)and you know (A)mine (A)
(F)And while you're (F)sleeping, I'll (G)try to make you (G)proud
So (C)daddy, won't you (G/B)just close your (A)eyes?
(A)Don't be a(F)fraid, (F)it's my (G)turn
To chase the (G)monsters away


Middle 8 -

||C - |C - |G/B - - |G/B - - |

 |A - |A - - |G - |G - |

 |F - |F - |Em - |Em - - |

 |G - |G - - |G - |G - || x2

 

(C)Sle(C)ep a (G/B)lifetime (G/B)
Yes, and (A)bre(A)athe a (G)last word (G)
You can (F)fe(F)el my (Em)hand(Em) on your (G)arm (G) (G) (G)
I will (C)b(C)e the (G/B)last one (G/B), so I'll (A)le(A)ave a (G)light on (G)
Let there (F)be(F) no (Em)darkness (Em) in your (G)heart (G) (G) (G)

 

Final Chorus -

||F - |F - |G - |G - - |

 |C - |G/B - - |A - |A - ||x3

 |F - |F - |G - |G - - |

 

I'm not your (F)son, (F)you're not my (G)father
(G)We're just (C)two grown men (G/B)saying good(A)bye (A)
No (F)need to for(F)give, no (G)need to for(G)get
I know (C)your mistakes (G/B)and you know (A)mine (A)
(F)And while you're (F)sleeping, I'll (G)try to make you (G)proud
So (C)daddy, won't you (G/B)just close your (A)eyes?
(A)Don't be a(F)fraid, (F)it's my (G)turn
To chase the (G)monsters a(C)way


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Final Chord Strum: C

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Monsters Chords And Strumming, James Blunt

​Open Chords:

(capo fret 3)

Open C Chord

Open Am Chord

Open F∆7 Chord

Open Em Chord

plus Open C/B: x20010

& Open Gadd4: 320010

Strumming:

"1 Strum":     |D               |

"Waltz Steps*":|D   D U D    |

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Tempo: 127bpm

Key: with capo Eb, without C


Intro -

|C - - |- - |C - - |C/B - - |

|Am - |- - |Am - |Gadd4 - |

|F∆7 - |- - |


Verse 1 -

||C - |- - |C - |C/B - - |

  |Am - |- - |Am - |Gadd4 - - |

   |F∆7 - |- - || x2

  |C - |- - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - |

 

(C)Oh, (C)before they turn (C/B)off all the (Am)lights
I won't (Am)read you your (Gadd4)wrongs or your (F∆7)rights
The time has (C)gone
I'll (C)tell you good(C/B)night, close the (Am)door
(Am)Tell you I (Gadd4)love you once (F∆7)more
The time has (C)gone
So here it (Gadd4)is (Gadd4)


Chorus -

||F∆7 - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - - |C/B - - |Am - |Am - ||x3

 |F∆7 - |F∆7 |Gadd4 |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |- - - |- - - |- - |

 

I'm not your (F∆7)son, (F∆7)you're not my (Gadd4)father
(Gadd4)We're just (C)two grown men (C/B)saying good(Am)bye (Am)
No (F∆7)need to for(F∆7)give, no (Gadd4)need to for(Gadd4)get
I know
(C)your mistakes (C/B)and you know (Am)mine (Am)
(F∆7)And while you're (F∆7)sleeping, I'll (Gadd4)try to make you (Gadd4)proud
So (C)daddy, won't you (C/B)just close your (Am)eyes?
(Am)Don't be a(F∆7)fraid, (F∆7)it's my (Gadd4)turn
To chase the (Gadd4)monsters a(C)way

 

Verse 2 -

||C - |- - |C - |C/B - - |

  |Am - |- - |Am - |Gadd4 - - |

   |F∆7 - |- - || x2

  |C |- - |Gadd4 - |Gadd4 - |

 

(C)Oh, well (C)I'll read a (C/B)story to (Am)you
Only (Am)difference is (Gadd4)this one is (F∆7)true
The time has (C)gone
I (C)folded your (C/B)clothes on the (Am)chair
I (Am)hope you sleep (Gadd4)well, don't be (F∆7)scared
The time has (C)gone
So here it (Gadd4)is (Gadd4)


Chorus 2 -

||F∆7 - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |C/B - - |Am - |Am - ||x3

 |F∆7 - |F∆7 |Gadd4 |Gadd4 - - |

 

I'm not your (F∆7)son, (F∆7)you're not my (Gadd4)father
(Gadd4)We're just (C)two grown men (C/B)saying good(Am)bye (Am)
No (F∆7)need to for(F∆7)give, no (Gadd4)need to for(Gadd4)get
I know (C)your mistakes (C/B)and you know (Am)mine (Am)
(F∆7)And while you're (F∆7)sleeping, I'll (Gadd4)try to make you (Gadd4)proud
So (C)daddy, won't you (C/B)just close your (Am)eyes?
(Am)Don't be a(F∆7)fraid, (F∆7)it's my (Gadd4)turn
To chase the (Gadd4)monsters away


Middle 8 -

||C- |C - - |C/B - - |C/B - - |

 |Am |Am - - |Gadd4- |Gadd4 - - |

 |F∆7 - |F∆7 - |Em - |Em - - |

 |Gadd4 - |Gadd4 - - |Gadd4 - |Gadd4 || x2

 

(C)Sle(C)ep a (C/B)lifetime (C/B)
Yes, and (Am)bre(Am)athe a (Gadd4)last word (Gadd4)
You can (F∆7)fe(F∆7)el my (Em)hand(Em) on your (Gadd4)arm (Gadd4) (Gadd4) (Gadd4)
I will (C)b(C)e the (C/B)last one (C/B), so I'll (Am)le(Am)ave a (Gadd4)light on (Gadd4)
Let there (F∆7)be(F∆7) no (Em)darkness (Em) in your (Gadd4)heart (Gadd4) (Gadd4) (Gadd4)

 

Final Chorus -

||F∆7 - |F∆7 - |Gadd4 |Gadd4 - - |

 |C - |C/B - - |Am - |Am - ||x3

 |F∆7 - |F∆7 |Gadd4 |Gadd4 - - |

 

I'm not your (F∆7)son, (F∆7)you're not my (Gadd4)father
(Gadd4)We're just (C)two grown men (C/B)saying good(Am)bye (Am)
No (F∆7)need to for(F∆7)give, no (Gadd4)need to for(Gadd4)get
I know (C)your mistakes (C/B)and you know (Am)mine (Am)
(F∆7)And while you're (F∆7)sleeping, I'll (Gadd4)try to make you (Gadd4)proud
So (C)daddy, won't you (C/B)just close your (Am)eyes?
(Am)Don't be a(F∆7)fraid, (F∆7)it's my (Gadd4)turn
To chase the (Gadd4)monsters a(C)way

Final Chord Strum: C

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