Easy: RIPTIDE CHORDS WITH STRUMMING – Vance Joy

Learn to play Riptide Chords with Strumming Pattern by Vance Joy. The song is on the Bb minor scale. To play this song easily, we can use a capo on its 1st fret. There are only four chords are needed to play this song like Am, G, C, and F with a Capo Ver. without a capo, we can play with Bbm, G#, C# and F# without changing the tuning of the guitar.

Riptide Chords
Riptide Chords

Riptide Chords Info

  • Tuning: Standard ( EADGBE)
  • Key: Bbm
  • Capo: 1st Fret
  • Chords(With Capo): Am, G, C, Fmaj7
  • Suggested Strumming: D D UDUD D UDU | D DU UDUD DU UDU |
    *D = Down Stroke U = Up Stroke
Capo: 1st Fret ( Am )Without Capo ( Bbm )
Am: x02210
G: 320003
C: x32010
Fmaj7: xx3210
Bbm: x13321
G#: 466544
C#: x43121
F#maj7: x4321

[Intro]

Am G C
Am G C
 

[Verse 1]

Am              G                C
I was scared of dentists and the dark
Am              G                C
I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations
    Am         G               C
Oh, all my friends are turning green
           Am          G                 C
You're the magician's assistant in their dreams
 

[Pre-chorus]

Am   G    C
Ooh, ooh, ooh
Am   G             C
Ooh, ooh, and they come unstuck
 

[Chorus]

Am    G                   C
Lady, running down to the riptide, taken away
       Am         G               C
To the dark side, I wanna be your left hand man
  Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song, and I got a lump
      Am             G                     C
In my throat, 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong
 

[Verse 2]

Am                 G                   C
There's this movie that I think you'll like
     Am             G                C
This guy decides to quit his job and heads to New York City
     Am       G            C
This cowboy's running from himself
    Am                G                C
And she's been living on the highest shelf
 

[Pre-chorus]

Am   G    C
Ooh, ooh, ooh
Am   G             C
Ooh, ooh, and they come unstuck
 

[Chorus]

Am    G                   C
Lady, running down to the riptide, taken away
       Am         G               C
To the dark side, I wanna be your left hand man
  Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song, and I got a lump
      Am             G                     C
In my throat, 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong
 

[Bridge]

Am                         G
I just wanna, I just wanna know
C                                  Fmaj7
If you're gonna, if you're gonna stay
Am                             G
I just gotta, I just gotta know
C                                Fmaj7
I can't have it, I can't have it any other way
 

[Pre-chorus]

  Am          G                C
I swear she's destined for the screen
Am               G                 C
Closest thing to Michelle Pfeiffer that you've ever seen, oh
 

[Chorus]

Am    G                   C
Lady, running down to the riptide, taken away
       Am         G               C
To the dark side, I wanna be your left hand man
  Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song, and I got a lump
      Am             G                     C
In my throat, 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong
 

[Chorus]

Am    G                   C
Lady, running down to the riptide, taken away
       Am         G               C
To the dark side, I wanna be your left hand man
  Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song, and I got a lump
      Am             G                     C
In my throat, 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong
 

[Chorus]

Am    G                   C
Lady, running down to the riptide, taken away
       Am         G               C
To the dark side, I wanna be your left hand man
  Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song, and I got a lump
      Am             G                           C
In my throat, 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong, I got a lump
      Am             G                           C
In my throat, 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong

Riptide Track Info

  • Song: Riptide
  • Artist: Vance Joy
  • Produced by Vance Joy, John Castle & Edwin White
  • Guitar: Ryan Hadlock
  • Album: Dream Your Life Away

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