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Somebody That I Used To Know Chords And Strumming, Gotye

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Did You Know? Somebody That I Used To Know was both written and recorded at his parents house in Victoria Australia 

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Difficulty Level Of Original Recorded Song: Blue Pick

Most Advanced Rhythm:  White Pick 

Most Advanced Chord Change: Blue Pick (White Pick when played with Django chords only)

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Somebody That I Used To Know Chords And Strumming, Gotye

Django Chords:  

Capo fret 5

Django A chord

Django G chord

Django F chord

Strumming:

"The Bouncer":    |D    D U D    D U |

"1 Strum":           |D                      |


Tempo: 129 bpm Key: Dm



Intro -

||A - G - ||x 10


Verse 1 -

||A - G - ||x 16


(A½) Now and (G½)then I think of (A½)when we (G½)were to(A½)gether (G½) (A½) (G½)
(A½) Like when you (G½)said you felt so (A½)happy (G½)you could (A½)die (G½) (A½) (G½)
(A½Told my(G½)self that you were (A½)right for (G½)me
(A½But felt so (G½)lonely in your com(A½)pa(G½)ny
(A½But that was (G½)love and it's an (A½)ache I (G½)still re(A½)member (G½) (A½) (G½)


Fill -

||A - G - ||x 8


Verse 2 -

||A - G - ||x 16


(A½)You can get (G½)addicted to a (A½)certain (G½)kind of (A½)sadness (G½) (A½) (G½)
(A½Like resig(G½)nation to the (A½)end, (G½)always the (A½)end (G½) (A½) (G½)
(A½)So when we (G½)found that we could (A½)not make (G½)sense
(A½Well, you (G½)said that we would (A½)still be (G½)friends
(A½But I'll (G½)admit that I was (A½)glad (G½)it was (A½)over (G½) (A½) (G½)


Chorus -

||A - G - |F - G - ||x 12


(A½But you (G½)didn't have to (F½)cut me (G½)off
(A½Make out (G½)like it never (F½)happened and (G½)that we were (A½)nothing
And (G½)I don't even (F½)need your (G½)love
But you
(A½)treat me like a (G½)stranger and that (F½)feels so (G½)rough


(A½No, you (G½)didn't have to (F½)stoop so (G½)low
(A½Have your (G½)friends collect your (F½)records
And then (G½)change your (A½)number
I
(G½)guess that I don't (F½)need that (G½)though


(A½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(A½) (G½) (F½) (G½) 

(A½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(A½) (G½) (F½) (G½) 

(A½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know


Fill -

||A - G - ||x 8


Verse 3 -

||A - G - ||x 8

||G - - - ||x 7  |G (1 strum) |


(A½Now and (G½)then, I think of (A½)all the times you (G½)screwed me (A½)over (G½) (A½) (G½)
(A½)But had me (G½)believing it was (A½)always something (G½)that I'd (A½)done (G½) (A½) (G½)
(Gx8But I don't wanna live that way
Reading into every word you say
You said that you could let it go
And I wouldn't catch, you hung up on
Somebody that you used to know


Chorus -

||A - G - |F - G - ||x 12


(A½But you (G½)didn't have to (F½)cut me (G½)off
(A½Make out (G½)like it never (F½)happened and (G½)that we were (A½)nothing
And (G½)I don't even (F½)need your (G½)love
But you
 (A½)treat me like a (G½)stranger and that (F½)feels so (G½)rough


(A½No, you (G½)didn't have to (F½)stoop so (G½)low
(A½Have your (G½)friends collect your (F½)records
And then (G½)change your (A½)number
I
 (G½)guess that I don't (F½)need that (G½)though


(A½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

Some(A½)body (G½that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(A½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

Some(A½)body (G½that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(A½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know


Fill -

||A - G - ||x 8

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Somebody That I Used To Know Chords And Strumming, Gotye

Open Chords:  

Capo fret 5

Open Am chord

Open Gadd4 chord

Open F∆7 chord

Strumming:

"Cash Bass":    |B    D U B    D U |

"1 Strum":       |D                      |


Tempo: 129 bpm Key: Dm



Intro -

||Am - Gadd4||x 10


Verse 1 -

||Am - Gadd4 - ||x 16


(Am½) Now and (Gadd4½)then I think of (Am½)when we (Gadd4½)were to(Am½)gether (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)
(Am½) Like when you (Gadd4½)said you felt so (Am½)happy (Gadd4½)you could (Am½)die (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)
(Am½Told my(Gadd4½)self that you were (Am½)right for (Gadd4½)me
(Am½But felt so (Gadd4½)lonely in your com(Am½)pa(Gadd4½)ny
(Am½But that was (Gadd4½)love and it's an (Am½)ache I (Gadd4½)still re(Am½)member (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)


Fill -

||Am - Gadd4 - ||x 8


Verse 2 -

||Am - Gadd4 - ||x 16


(Am½)You can get (Gadd4½)addicted to a (Am½)certain (Gadd4½)kind of (Am½)sadness (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)
(Am½Like resig(Gadd4½)nation to the (Am½)end, (Gadd4½)always the (Am½)end (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)
(Am½)So when we (Gadd4½)found that we could (Am½)not make (Gadd4½)sense
(Am½Well, you (Gadd4½)said that we would (Am½)still be (Gadd4½)friends
(Am½But I'll (Gadd4½)admit that I was (Am½)glad (Gadd4½)it was (Am½)over (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)


Chorus -

||Am - Gadd4|F∆7 - Gadd4||x 12


(Am½But you (Gadd4½)didn't have to (F∆7½)cut me (Gadd4½)off
(Am½Make out (Gadd4½)like it never (F∆7½)happened and (Gadd4½)that we were (Am½)nothing
And (Gadd4½)I don't even (F∆7½)need your (Gadd4½)love
But you
(Am½)treat me like a (Gadd4½)stranger and that (F∆7½)feels so (Gadd4½)rough


(Am½No, you (Gadd4½)didn't have to (F∆7½)stoop so (Gadd4½)low
(Am½Have your (Gadd4½)friends collect your (F∆7½)records
And then (Gadd4½)change your (Am½)number
I
(Gadd4½)guess that I don't (F∆7½)need that (Gadd4½)though


(Am½)Now you're just some(Gadd4½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know

(Am½) (Gadd4½) (F∆7½) (Gadd4½) 

(Am½)Now you're just some(Gadd4½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know

(Am½) (Gadd4½) (F∆7½) (Gadd4½) 

(Am½)Now you're just some(Gadd4½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know


Fill -

||Am - Gadd4 - ||x 8


Verse 3 -

||Am - Gadd4 - ||x 8

||Gadd4 - - - ||x 7  |Gadd4 (1 strum) |


(Am½Now and (Gadd4½)then, I think of (Am½)all the times you (Gadd4½)screwed me (Am½)over (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)
(Am½)But had me (Gadd4½)believing it was (Am½)always something (Gadd4½)that I'd (Am½)done (Gadd4½) (Am½) (Gadd4½)
(Gadd4x8But I don't wanna live that way
Reading into every word you say
You said that you could let it go
And I wouldn't catch, you hung up on
Somebody that you used to know


Chorus -

||Am - Gadd4 - |F∆7 - Gadd4 - ||x 12


(Am½But you (Gadd4½)didn't have to (F∆7½)cut me (Gadd4½)off
(Am½Make out (Gadd4½)like it never (F∆7½)happened and (Gadd4½)that we were (Am½)nothing
And (Gadd4½)I don't even (F∆7½)need your (Gadd4½)love
But you
 (Am½)treat me like a (Gadd4½)stranger and that (F∆7½)feels so (Gadd4½)rough


(Am½No, you (Gadd4½)didn't have to (F∆7½)stoop so (Gadd4½)low
(Am½Have your (Gadd4½)friends collect your (F∆7½)records
And then (Gadd4½)change your (Am½)number
I
 (Gadd4½)guess that I don't (F∆7½)need that (Gadd4½)though


(Am½)Now you're just some(Gadd4½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know

Some(Am½)body (Gadd4½that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know

(Am½)Now you're just some(Gadd4½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know

Some(Am½)body (Gadd4½that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know

(Am½)Now you're just some(Gadd4½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (Gadd4½)know


Fill -

||Am - Gadd4 - ||x 8

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Somebody That I Used To Know Chords And Strumming, Gotye

Open Chords:  

Capo fret 5

Open Am chord

Open G chord

Open F∆7 chord

Strumming:

"Cash Bass":        |B    D U B    D U |

"1 Strum":           |D                      |


Tempo: 129 bpm Key: Dm



Intro -

||Am - G - ||x 10


Verse 1 -

||Am - G - ||x 16


(Am½) Now and (G½)then I think of (Am½)when we (G½)were to(Am½)gether (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½) Like when you (G½)said you felt so (Am½)happy (G½)you could (Am½)die (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½Told my(G½)self that you were (Am½)right for (G½)me
(Am½But felt so (G½)lonely in your com(Am½)pa(G½)ny
(Am½But that was (G½)love and it's an (Am½)ache I (G½)still re(Am½)member (G½) (Am½) (G½)


Fill -

||Am - G - ||x 8


Verse 2 -

||Am - G - ||x 16


(Am½)You can get (G½)addicted to a (Am½)certain (G½)kind of (Am½)sadness (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½Like resig(G½)nation to the (Am½)end, (G½)always the (Am½)end (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½)So when we (G½)found that we could (Am½)not make (G½)sense
(Am½Well, you (G½)said that we would (Am½)still be (G½)friends
(Am½But I'll (G½)admit that I was (Am½)glad (G½)it was (Am½)over (G½) (Am½) (G½)


Chorus -

||Am - G - |F∆7 - G||x 12


(Am½But you (G½)didn't have to (F∆7½)cut me (G½)off
(Am½Make out (G½)like it never (F∆7½)happened and (G½)that we were (Am½)nothing
And (G½)I don't even (F∆7½)need your (G½)love
But you
(Am½)treat me like a (G½)stranger and that (F∆7½)feels so (G½)rough


(Am½No, you (G½)didn't have to (F∆7½)stoop so (G½)low
(Am½Have your (G½)friends collect your (F∆7½)records
And then (G½)change your (Am½)number
I
(G½)guess that I don't (F∆7½)need that (G½)though


(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know

(Am½) (G½) (F∆7½) (G½) 

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know

(Am½) (G½) (F∆7½) (G½) 

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know


Fill -

||Am - G - ||x 8


Verse 3 -

||Am - G - ||x 8

||G - - - ||x 7  |G (1 strum) |


(Am½Now and (G½)then, I think of (Am½)all the times you (G½)screwed me (Am½)over (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½)But had me (G½)believing it was (Am½)always something (G½)that I'd (Am½)done (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Gx8But I don't wanna live that way
Reading into every word you say
You said that you could let it go
And I wouldn't catch, you hung up on
Somebody that you used to know


Chorus -

||Am - G - |F∆7 - G - ||x 12


(Am½But you (G½)didn't have to (F∆7½)cut me (G½)off
(Am½Make out (G½)like it never (F∆7½)happened and (G½)that we were (Am½)nothing
And (G½)I don't even (F∆7½)need your (G½)love
But you
 (Am½)treat me like a (G½)stranger and that (F∆7½)feels so (G½)rough


(A½No, you (G½)didn't have to (F∆7½)stoop so (G½)low
(A½Have your (G½)friends collect your (F∆7½)records
And then (G½)change your (A½)number
I
 (G½)guess that I don't (F∆7½)need that (G½)though


(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know

Some(Am½)body (G½that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know

Some(Am½)body (G½that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F∆7½)used to (G½)know


Fill -

||Am - G - ||x 8

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Somebody That I Used To Know Chords And Strumming, Gotye

Open Chords:  

Capo fret 5

Open Am chord

Open G chord

Barre Chord:  

F chord

Strumming:

"Cash Bass":        |B    D U B    D U |

"1 Strum":           |D                      |


Tempo: 129 bpm Key: Dm



Intro -

Verse 1 -

||Am - G - ||x 16


(Am½) Now and (G½)then I think of (Am½)when we (G½)were to(Am½)gether (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½) Like when you (G½)said you felt so (Am½)happy (G½)you could (Am½)die (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½Told my(G½)self that you were (Am½)right for (G½)me
(Am½But felt so (G½)lonely in your com(Am½)pa(G½)ny
(Am½But that was (G½)love and it's an (Am½)ache I (G½)still re(Am½)member (G½) (Am½) (G½)


Fill -

||Am - G - ||x 8


Verse 2 -

||Am - G - ||x 16


(Am½)You can get (G½)addicted to a (Am½)certain (G½)kind of (Am½)sadness (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½Like resig(G½)nation to the (Am½)end, (G½)always the (Am½)end (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½)So when we (G½)found that we could (Am½)not make (G½)sense
(Am½Well, you (G½)said that we would (Am½)still be (G½)friends
(Am½But I'll (G½)admit that I was (Am½)glad (G½)it was (Am½)over (G½) (Am½) (G½)


Chorus -

||Am - G - |F - G||x 12


(Am½But you (G½)didn't have to (F½)cut me (G½)off
(Am½Make out (G½)like it never (F½)happened and (G½)that we were (Am½)nothing
And (G½)I don't even (F½)need your (G½)love
But you
(Am½)treat me like a (G½)stranger and that (F½)feels so (G½)rough


(Am½No, you (G½)didn't have to (F½)stoop so (G½)low
(Am½Have your (G½)friends collect your (F½)records
And then (G½)change your (Am½)number
I
(G½)guess that I don't (F½)need that (G½)though


(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(Am½) (G½) (F½) (G½) 

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(Am½) (G½) (F½) (G½) 

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know


Fill -

||Am - G - ||x 8


Verse 3 -

||Am - G - ||x 8

||G - - - ||x 7  |G (1 strum) |


(Am½Now and (G½)then, I think of (Am½)all the times you (G½)screwed me (Am½)over (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Am½)But had me (G½)believing it was (Am½)always something (G½)that I'd (Am½)done (G½) (Am½) (G½)
(Gx8But I don't wanna live that way
Reading into every word you say
You said that you could let it go
And I wouldn't catch, you hung up on
Somebody that you used to know


Chorus -

||Am - G - |F - G - ||x 12


(Am½But you (G½)didn't have to (F½)cut me (G½)off
(Am½Make out (G½)like it never (F½)happened and (G½)that we were (Am½)nothing
And (G½)I don't even (F½)need your (G½)love
But you
 (Am½)treat me like a (G½)stranger and that (F½)feels so (G½)rough


(A½No, you (G½)didn't have to (F½)stoop so (G½)low
(A½Have your (G½)friends collect your (F½)records
And then (G½)change your (A½)number
I
 (G½)guess that I don't (F½)need that (G½)though


(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

Some(Am½)body (G½that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know

Some(Am½)body (G½that I (F½)used to (G½)know

(Am½)Now you're just some(G½)body that I (F½)used to (G½)know


Fill -

||Am - G - ||x 8

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