Elbow – Magnificent (She Says)

Elbow – “Magnificent (She Says)”

Verse
A—|A—|G—|G—|
D—| D—|G—| G—|

A—|A—|G—|G—|
D—| D—|G—| G—|

Pre-chorus
Bm—|Bm—|A—|E—|
C#—|F#m—|F#m—|C#m—|C#—|

Chorus
D*—|D*—|A—|A—|
D*—|D*—|A—|A—|

Substitutions:
*You can use a Dmaj7 for these D chords, and the strings touch on that maj7 note

If strumming on an acoustic guitar, I like using an Asus2 [x02200] for the fourth measure of the A chords in the chorus.

NOTES:
I heard this on 107.1 FM in Ann Arbor and was hooked. This is a rough transcription of the implied chords.

I’m not fully sure about the E chord in the pre-chorus. It’s really hard to hear the string and electric guitar arpeggio, but the melody touches on notes of an E or E7.

Here’s a quick tip on that guitar riff. Try using these two-string chords, pulse with an open third string:
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