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Shes A Mystery To Me guitar chords

"She's a Mystery to Me"

Here's a good final version of "She's a Mystery to Me", one of U2's most
enigmatic songs.  Thanks to whoever did the first Amsterdam post.  This is
an update with a few corrections/additions.  If anyone finds errors,
please e-mail me at gbaksi@yahoo.com. Thanks!

Written by Bono and The Edge for the late, great Roy Orbison. Orbison
released the song on his "Mystery Girl" CD release in 1989, on which Bono
was a producer.  Rarely played by U2, but usually acoustically. Never
released in studio, it was first played by U2 on their Lovetown tour in
1989. 
Bono tends to change the words around, but here is the master layout, as
written for Roy Orbison. 

It's a very simple song with alternating |C F| |C G| progression with 
an |F||G| prechorus. 


Intro: |C F| |C G| 
       (repeat)


Verse 1:
C         F         C        G               C         
Darkness falls and she, will take me by the hand, 
        F                 C   G
take me to some twilight land
C               F        C           G               C
Where my all my love is green, where I can't find my way,
     F            C        G
without her as my guide.


Prechorus 1:
F                G 
Night falls, I'm cast beneath her spell
F                    G               C
Daylight comes, our heaven turns to Hell
     F        C        G             C
Am I left to burn? To burn eternally?
         F          C     G
She's a mystery to me


Chorus:
C        F       C G
She's a mystery girl
 (repeat)


Verse 2:
C      F        C           G              C
In the night of love, words tangled in her hair, 
F   C   G
Words soon to disappear 
C         F        C            G                 C
A love so sharp it cut, like a switchblade to my heart
      F              C    G
Words tearing my apart


Prechorus 2:
F              G
She's tears, again my bleeding heart,
F                 G
I wanna run, she pulling me apart,
C        F      C
Fallen angel cries,
       G            C
And I just melt away
        F          C    G
She's a mystery to me


(Repeat Chorus) x 4
        

Musical interlude:
|C F| |C G|

Verse 3:
C   F     C      G    C
Haunted by her side it's the darkness in her eyes, 
     F C G
That so enslaves me,
C     F C
But if my love is blind,
     G    C
Then I don't want to see,
        F          C    G
She's a mystery to me


Prechorus 1 repeated:
F                G 
Night falls, I'm cast beneath her spell
F                    G               C
Daylight comes, our heaven turns to Hell
     F        C        G             C
Am I left to burn? To burn eternally?
        F          C    G
She's a mystery to me

(Repeat Chorus ad nauseum) till end 
End of a C chord




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Lyrics from Amsterdam Concert, 1990
Chords from good ear


C          F         C        G               C         
Darkness falls and she, will take me by the hand, 
             F              C   GGG
take me to some twighlight land
C                     F         C       G                             C
Where my all my love is green, where I can't find my way,
     F                    C      GGG
without her as my guide.


F                G                             F
Night falls, I'm cast beneath her spell
F                    G               C
Daylight comes, our heaven turns to Hell
         F         C        G                C
Am I left to burn? To burn eternally?
         F          C   GGG
She's a mystery to me

C        F       C
She's a mystery girl


C          F            C                 G              C
Words so sharp they kill, like a switchblade to my heart,
         F                          C    GGG
she's tearing (pulling?) me apart

F              G
She's tears, at my bleeding heart,
F                 G
Try to run, she pulling me apart,
C        F      C
Fallen angel cries,
       G                    C
And I just slipped away
            F              C GGG
She's a mystery to me

        
Wanted by her side, it's the darkness in her eyes, 
It soon will sing to me,
And if my love is blind,
Then I don't want to see,
She's a mystery to me







She's a Mystery to Me


Am              Em   
Night falls I'm cast beneath her spell
Am                 Em             
Daylight comes our heaven turns to hell
C    F       C        F            C  
Am I left to burn and burn eternally
F                  C   GGGG               
She's a Mystery to Me

tabbed by qrox@wichita.fn.net


She's A Mystery To Me
From: "Jon Ivar" 


Bono and The Edge wrote this song for Roy O., and to my knowledge this song
got on the last record he made before he passed away!

The chords are C,F,G,C and from what i'm know, The Edge plays some harmonics
here and there, but he also plays this in the middle of the song:

e-    8
b-   8
g-  9
d- 10
a- x
E-x


You play it from the G-string and downwards. Listen to the song to get it
right...now i haven't heard the BBC-version, but i have heard 4 or 5
different live versions of this song, and in each one The Edge plays this
little nice riff.

Use quite alot of delay (as always :c), and just pick those strings
downwards.
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