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Every Breath you Take (Fingerstyle) - The Police
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Every Breath you Take (Fingerstyle) - The Police  (4/4 - Capo 2nd Fret)

Intro:
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   G+9                                 Em+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|---------0-------|---------0-------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----2-----2---2-|-----2-----2---2-|---------0-------|---------0-------|
D|---0---0-----0---|---0---0-----0---|-----4-----4---4-|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|---2---2-----2---|
E|-3---------------|-3---------------|-0---------------|-0---------------|

   C+9               D+9               G+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----0-----------|-----------------|
B|-----3---1-------|---------3-------|---------0-------|
G|---0---0---0---0-|---2---2---2---2-|-----2-----2---2-|
D|-----------------|-0-----------0---|---0---0-----0---|
A|-3-----------3---|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-3---------------|


Verse 1:
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                     G+9                                 Em+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----0h1p0-----0-|---------0-------|-----0h1p0-------|-----------------|
G|-----------2p0---|-----2-----2---2-|-----------2p0-0-|---------0-------|
D|---0-------------|---0---0-----0---|---0-------------|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|
E|-3---------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-0---------------|
1.Every breath you take,                every move you   make

                     C                 D                 Em+9
    _ _       _ _     _   _ _   _ _     _ _ _   _ _ _     _   _   _   _
   | | |  |  | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|--------0--0h1---|-------0h1-0(0)--|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---0-0---------0-|---0-0---------2-|---2-0-4p0-0-0(0)|---------0-------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-----------------|-3---------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|
E|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|
1.Every bond you break every step you take  I'll be watching you


Verse 2:
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                     G+9                                 Em+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----0h1p0-----0-|---------0-------|-----0h1p0-------|-----------------|
G|-----------2p0---|-----2-----2---2-|-----------2p0-0-|---------0-------|
D|-----------------|---0---0-----0---|---0-------------|-----4-----4---4-|
A|---2-------------|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|
E|-0---------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-0---------------|
2.Every single day,                     every word you   say

                     C+9               D                 G+9
    _ _       _ _     _   _ _   _ _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | |  |  | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|--------0--0h1---|-------0h1-0(0)--|-----------------|---------0-------|
G|---0-0---------0-|---0-0---------2-|---2-0-4p0-0-0(0)|-----2-----2---2-|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|---0---0-----0---|
A|-----------------|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3---------------|
2.Every game you play  every night you stay I'll be watching you


Chorus:
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   G                 C                 C                 G+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|---0-------------|-----0-0---------|-----------------|
B|---------0---3p1-|---------1-------|---------3p0-----|---------0-------|
G|-----0-----------|-----0-----0---0-|---2---------2p0-|-----2-----2---0-|
D|---0---0---0-----|-------2-----2---|-----------------|---0---0-----0---|
A|-----------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-----------------|
E|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3---------------|
     Oh can't you   see,               you belong to me 

                    A7                 D                 D
    _   _   _         _   _   _   _     _   _ _     _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | |  |    | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----3-0-3(3)-3--|-3p0-------------|-----3s5-5-------|-----0-----------|
B|-----------------|---------0-------|-----------5b3-3-|---------3-------|
G|-----------------|-----------2---2-|---2-------------|---2-------2---2-|
D|---0-------------|-------2-----2---|-0---------------|-0-----0-----0---|
A|-----------------|-----0-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 How my poor heart aches, with every step you  take         Every move you


Verse 3:
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                     G+9                                 Em+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----0h1-0-----0-|---------0-------|-----0h1p0-------|-----------------|
G|---2-------2p0---|-----2-----2---2-|-----------2p0-0-|---------0-------|
D|-0---------------|---0---0-----0---|---0-------------|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|
E|-----------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-0---------------|
  make           every vow you         break               Every smile you

                     C                 D                 Em+9
    _ _       _ _     _   _ _   _ _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | |  |  | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|--------0--0h1---|-------0h1-0-----|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---0-0---------0-|---0-0---------2-|---2-0-4p0-0-0(0)|---------0-------|
D|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-----------------|-3---------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|
E|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|
  fake every claim you stake I'll be watching you

    _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|
B|-----------------|
G|---------0-------|
D|-----4-----4---4-|
A|---2---2-----2---|
E|-0---------------|


Bridge:
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   Eb                Ebsus2            F
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _         _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | |  |    | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|---1-1-1-------1-|-------1---1---1-|
B|---8-8-8---6-x-6-|---6-------6--8--|-----1-----3-1---|---3-----x-------|
G|-----------------|-------8---------|-------------2---|-----2-------2---|
D|-----8-------8---|-----8--------8--|-3-------3-------|-3-------3-------|
A|-6-------6-------|-6-------6-------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
Since...gone I've been lost...a trace I dream at night...only see your face

   Ebsus2            Ebsus2            F
    _   _       _     _   _   _   _     _   _       _         _       _
   | | | |  |  | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | |  |  | |   |   | |  |  | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----1----1------|-1-----1-----1-1-|
B|---6-8-6--8--6-6-|---6---8---6-----|---1---1-----3-1-|-----3-------1---|
G|-----------------|---------------5-|-----2-------2---|-----2-----------|
D|-----8-------8---|-----8-------8---|-3--------3------|-3--------3------|
A|-6--------6------|-6-------6-------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
I look around but it's you I can't replace. I feel so cold and I ...embrace

   Ebsus2
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----6---6-------|-----6---6---6-8-|
G|---8---8---8---8-|---8---8---8-----|
D|-----8-------8---|-----8-----------|
A|-6-------6-------|-6-------6-------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|
I keep crying         baby baby please.....


Solo: (chord shapes for 2 verses)
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   G+9                                 Em+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|---------0-------|---------0-------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----2-----2---2-|-----2-----2---2-|---------0-------|---------0-------|
D|---0---0-----0---|---0---0-----0---|-----4-----4---4-|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|---2---2-----2---|
E|-3---------------|-3---------------|-0---------------|-0---------------|

   C+9               D+9               Em+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----0-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----3---1-------|---------3-------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|---0---0---0---0-|---2---2---2---2-|---------0-------|---------0-------|
D|-----------------|-0-----------0---|-----4-----4---4-|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-3-----------3---|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|---2---2-----2---|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-0---------------|-0---------------|

   G+9                                 Em+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|---------0-------|---------0-------|-----------------|-----------------|
G|-----2-----2---2-|-----2-----2---2-|---------0-------|---------0-------|
D|---0---0-----0---|---0---0-----0---|-----4-----4---4-|-----4-----4---4-|
A|-----------------|-----------------|---2---2-----2---|---2---2-----2---|
E|-3---------------|-3---------------|-0---------------|-0---------------|

   C+9               D+9               G+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|-----0-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
B|-----3---1-------|---------3-------|---------0-------|---------0-------|
G|---0---0---0---0-|---2---2---2---2-|-----2-----2---2-|-----2-----2---2-|
D|-----------------|-0-----------0---|---0---0-----0---|---0---0-----0---|
A|-3-----------3---|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-----------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|


Chorus:
------

   G                 C                 C                 G+9
    _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _     _   _   _   _
   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----------------|---0-------------|-----0-0---------|-----------------|
B|---------0---3p1-|---------1-------|---------3p0-----|---------0-------|
G|-----0-----------|-----0-----0---0-|---2---------2p0-|-----2-----2---0-|
D|---0---0---0-----|-------2-----2---|-----------------|---0---0-----0---|
A|-----------------|-3---------------|-3---------------|-----------------|
E|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3---------------|
     Oh can't you   see,               you belong to me 

                    A7                 D                 D
    _   _   _         _   _   _   _     _   _ _     _     _   _   _   _ 
   | | | | | |  |    | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |
e|-----3-0-3(3)-3--|-3p0-------------|-----3s5-5-------|-----0-----------|
B|-----------------|---------0-------|-----------5b3-3-|---------3-------|
G|-----------------|-----------2---2-|---2-------------|---2-------2---2-|
D|---0-------------|-------2-----2---|-0---------------|-0-----0-----0---|
A|-----------------|-----0-----------|-----------------|-----------------|
E|-3---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 How my poor heart aches, with every step you  take         Every move you


               G+9  G+9             Em+9  Em+9
Every move you make  every vow you break
               C+9                  D+9                    Em+9  Em+9
Every smile you fake every claim you stake I'll be watching you
               C+9                 D+9          Em+9, Em+9, Em+9, Em+9
Every move you make every step you take I'll be watching you                  


Outro:
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I'll be watching you
 G+9                   G+9            
(Every breath you take every move you make)
 Em+9                 Em+9
(Every bond you break every step you take)


I'll be watching you
(Every single day every word you say)
(Every game you play every night you stay)
                            
I'll be watching you
(Every move you make and every vow you break)
(Every smile you fake every claim you stake)

I'll be watching you
(Every single day every word you say)
(Every game you play every night you stay)

I'll be watching you
(Every breath you take every move you make)
(Every bond you break every step you take)

I'll be watching you
(Every single day every word you say)
(Every game you play every night you stay)
                            
I'll be watching you (fade out...)
        
 
 
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Song Info  Every Breath you Take... - The Police
Every Breath you Take (Fingerstyle) - The Police
Every Breath You Take is a song by The Police on the band's 1983 album Synchronicity, written by Sting and Andy Summers (but officially credited to Sting only).

The single was one of the biggest hits of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight weeks and the UK Singles Chart for four weeks. It also topped the Billboard Top Tracks chart for nine weeks. Sting won "Song of the Year" and The Police won "Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal" at the Grammy Awards of 1984 for "Every Breath You Take".

The song ranked No. 84 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and No. 25 on Billboard's Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs. This song is considered to be The Police's signature song, and in 2010 was estimated to generate between a quarter and a third of Sting's music publishing income.

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Adder: Bill Charrette [ willc ]
Date: 7/14/2012
Updated: 3/11/2019
Tab By: willc
Rated: (3) Hot! Popular!
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