You Take My Breath Away

Words and music by Freddie Mercury

You Take My Breath Away Piano Chords Transcribed by Shane McDonald

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Intro

 You Take My Breath Away starts with Ooohs, loosely based around the chord of Cm7.  
Piano comes in after the 3rd phrase of the intro , "Yooouuu, Take my Breath Away".

Notes :

* If you see the ^ symbol after a note or chord it means use the higher octave note/chord.

* Cm7RIFF this is the Cm movement used at the start of the song and repeated through-out.
The Notes... :  C  Eb  G  Ab  D  F   C^  G    C  Eb  G  Ab  D  F   C^ G  Eb  Eb^  D  Bb  C^  G
* Cm7-RiffB is same but starts from this C----^

 

Piano Intro : Cm7   Cm7   Cm7RIFF   Cm7RIFF
Cm           Dm Dm7-5        Cm
Look into my eyes and you'll see 
         Fm7  Cm-RiffB
I'm  the only one
       Bdim        Cm
You've captured my love
Bdim      Cm
Stolen my heart
Bb         Eb
Changed my life
Fm7                  Bb7
Everytime you make a move 
               Eb/G
You destroy my mind
                Gbdim7
And the way you touch
          Fm7             Fm 
I lose control and shiver deep inside
NC                 Cm Cm7RIFF
You take my breath away.
Cm       Dm Dm7-5    Cm
You can reduce me to tears
       Fm7   Cm-RiffB
With a single sigh
      Bdim           Cm
Every breath that you take -
    Bdim           Cm
Any sound that you make
     Bb            Eb
Is a whisper in my ear
Fm7                    Bb7
I could give up all my life 
             Eb/G
for just one kiss
              Gbdim7
I would surely die
          Fm7               Fm 
If you dismiss me from your love
NC                 Cm Cm7RIFF
You take my breath away.
                Bb    Ab/Bb
So please don't go 
      Bb            Ab/Bb    Bb
Don't leave me here all by myself
              Eb
I get ever so lonely from time to time
       Ab
I will find you
C                Fm                   Fm/G
Anywhere you go, I'll be right behind you
Abdim                       Eb
Right until the ends of the earth
Eb/G        Gbdim                    Fm7
I'll get no sleep till I find you to tell you
         Fm                  Cm
That you just take my breath away.
Instrumental :    ; indicates 1 bar
Cm  Dm Dm7-5 ;  Cm   Dm  ;   Cm  Dm Dm7-5 ;  Cm   Dm  ;  Bb  Ab/Bb ;  Bb  Ab/Bb ;  Bb  Ab/Bb ;  Bb  Eb ; Eb
       Ab
I will find you
C                Fm     Fm/G
Anywhere you go, Oooooooohhhh____
Abdim                       Eb
Right until the ends of the earth
Eb/G        Gbdim                    Fm7
I'll get no sleep till I find you, to tell you when I found you,
NC     Cm7RIFF
I Love You.         -> Keep Sustain pedal on last 8 or so notes on the riff and leave piano Fade...
Fades in afterwards - On Vocal Loop  "Take My Breath" x 22 times (approx) looped from zero volume.
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