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Gotye – Hearts A Mess
ARTIST: Gotye
TITLE:  Heart's a Mess
Key:    F minor

There's essentially 5 parts to this song, and most of them are variations on the same thing.

Violinline:       |  Fm  | D#  |  C#  |  Cm |x1 (usually just an intro)
Verse:            |  Fm  |  /  | F11  |  /  |x6
Chorus:           |  Fm  | Cm  |  C#  |  D# |x4
Acoustic chorus:  |  Fm  | D#  |  C#  |  D# |x4

The Outro is just written in the tab, have a look!

I play Fm up high, so the chords just descend

    Fm     F11
E|--------------|
A|---8------8---|
D|---10-----8---|
G|---10-----8---|
B|---9------8---|
E|--(8)----(8)--|

INTRO:

Fm     Eb      C#      Cm
Fm  |  /  |   F11   |  /  |

VERSE:

Fm
            Pick apart
F11
         The pieces of your heart
Fm                    F11
         And let me peer inside
Fm
          Let me in
F11
  Where only your thoughts have been
Fm                   F11
       Let me occupy your mind

As you Do mine

|  Fm  |  /  | F11  |  /  |
|  Fm  |  /  | F11  |  /  |

Fm      Eb      C#      Cm

CHORUS:

Fm     Cm    C#    Eb
   (woooooooooooooooooooo)
               Fm
Your hearts a mess
Cm         C#       Eb
            You wont admit to it
Fm        Eb          C#
            It makes no sense
      Cm         Fm
But Im desperate to connect
C#       Eb          Cm
      And you, you cant live like this

(2 bar gap)
(4 bar drum break) (Fm)

VERSE:

Fm
       You have lost(Too much love)
F11
     To fear, doubt and distrust (Its not enough)
Fm
     You just threw away the key
F11
     (To your heart)

Fm
      You dont get burned (Cause nothing gets through)
F11
       It makes it easier (Easier on you)
    Fm                   F11
But that much more difficult for me

To make you see

|  Fm  |  /  | F11  |  /  |
|  Fm  |  /  | F11  |  /  |

PRE CHORUS:
Fm            Eb
Love aint fair
     C#      Cm
So there you are
      Fm
My love
F11

(Fm     D#      C#      Cm)

ACOUSTIC CHORUS:

Fm     Eb     C#     Eb

            Fm   Eb C#
Your hearts a mess
      Eb      Fm
You wont admit to it
Eb                 C#
       It makes no sense
      Eb         Fm
But Im desperate to connect
C#        Eb         Eb
      And you, you cant live like this

CHORUS:

Fm     Cm    C#    Eb
   (woooooooooooooooooooo)
               Fm
Your hearts a mess
Cm         C#       Eb
            You wont admit to it
Fm        Eb          C#
            It makes no sense
      Cm         Fm
But Im desperate to connect
C#       Eb          Cm
      And you, you cant live like this

|  Fm  |  /  | F11  |  /  |
|  Fm  |  /  | F11  |  /  |

OUTRO
Fm          Eb
Love aint safe
         C#             Eb
You wont get hurt if you stay chaste
           C#
So you can wait
            Cm
But I don't wanna waste...

(1 bar break)

My love
Fm (x4)

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