Starman Chords

//Starman Chords

Starman Chords

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Don’t search anywhere else around the universe, “Starman” chords are displayed on this page. David Bowie’s song was released in 1972 on the album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars”. Let’s see the chords:

Standard Tuning

Intro:
Bb/A | Bb/A | Fmaj7 | Fmaj7 (2x)

Verse 1:
Gm
Didn't know what time it was the lights were low-ow-ow
F
 I lean back on my radio-o-o
C                            C7
 Some cat was laying down some rock'n'roll
                      F Ab Bb
'Lotta soul' he said

Verse 2:
Gm
 Then the loud sound did seem to fa-a-ade
F
 Came back like a slow voice on a wave of pha-a-ase
C                            C7                A   G
 That weren't no DJ that was hazy cosmic jive

Chorus 1: 
          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky
     Am               C
He'd like to come and meet us
       C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds
          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky
     Am             C
He's told us not to blow it
          C7
'Cause he knows it all worthwhile, he told me
Bb          Bbm             F         D7
   "Let the children lose it, let the children use it
Gm             C
   Let all the children boogie."

Instrumental:
Bb | F | C | F
Bb | F | C

Verse 3:
Gm
  Well I had to phone someone so I picked on you-ou-ou
F
  Hey that's far out, so you heard him too-oo-oo
C                         C7                      F Ab Bb
  Switch on the TV we may pick him on Channel 2

Verse 4:
Gm
  Look out your window I can see his li-i-ight
F
  If we can sparkle he may land toni-i-ight
C                              C7                            A  G
 Don't tell your papa or he'll get us locked up in a fright

Chorus 2:
          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky
     Am               C
He'd like to come and meet us
       C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds
          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky
     Am             C
He's told us not to blow it
          C7
'Cause he knows it all worthwhile, he told me
Bb*         Bbm             F         D7
   "Let the children lose it, let the children use it
Gm              C
   Let all the children boogie."

F          Dm
   Starman waiting in the sky
     Am               C
He'd like to come and meet us
       C7
But he thinks he'd blow our minds
          F       Dm
There's a starman waiting in the sky
     Am             C
He's told us not to blow it
          C7
'Cause he knows it all worthwhile, he told me
Bb          Bbm             F         D7
   "Let the children lose it, let the children use it
Gm             C
   Let all the children boogie."

Outro:
Bb | F | C | F
Bb          F            C            F
La la la la la, la la la la, la la la la, la la la la... (6x and fading out at the end)

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By |2019-01-08T14:58:02+00:00November 6th, 2017|Guitar Tabs|2 Comments

About the Author:

Ben is a French self-taught guitarist who has been exploring the world of guitar for more than ten years now. He has taught guitar players in France and Ireland before starting his own web site dedicated to guitar lessons. Whenever he's not teaching, he keeps on practicing the instrument and learning new techniques. Apart from that, he loves traveling, IT, and really enjoy discovering new cultures.

2 Comments

  1. Bradley May 29, 2018 at 4:19 am - Reply

    Oh, I love Bowie! Thanks for the chords, man!

    • Ben May 30, 2018 at 5:59 pm - Reply

      You’re welcome Bradley. Enjoy!

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