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Friends Will be Friends

Words and music by Queen

Friends will be Friends Chords Transcribed by Shane McDonald

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Intro : The song is in 4:4 time and comes straight in, with the G , as follows;

G  B7  Em  G7  C  F  C  G
G                  D/F#
Another red letter day,
       Em                        Bm           G7
So the pound has dropped and the children are created,
C                   Am
The other half ran away,
               D7
Taking all the cash and leaving you with the lumber,
G                 B7
Got a pain in the chest,
           Em                       G7
Doctors on strike what you need is a rest.
         Am                        D7
It's not easy love, but you've got friends you can trust.
C               A/C#
Frie-nds will be friends,
G/D                                       Em
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention,
D               B/D#
Friends will be friends,
            Em                      Em/D#
When you're through with life and all hope is lost,
     Em/D              A7/C#            C        D7
Hold out your hand 'cos friends will be friends...   right till the end.

G  B7  Em  G7  C  Am  F  C  G
 
G                  D/F#
Now it's a beautiful day,

    Em                 Bm                G7
The postman delivered a letter from your lover,
C                 Am
Only a phone call away, 
            D7
You tried to track him down but somebody stole his number,
G              B7
As a matter of fact, 
                      Em                        G7
You're getting used to life without him in your way. 
        Am                    D7
It's so easy now, cos you got friends you can trust,
C               A/C#
Friends will be friends,                                      
               G                         Em
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention, 
D               B/D#
 Friends will be friends,                                  
            Em                      Em/D#
When you're through with life and all hope is lost, 
     Em/D             A7/C#            C       D7                  G  F
Hold out your hand cos friends will be friends... right till the end  


Pre-Guitar Solo:
C  Bb     G   F   C   Bb

Guitar Solo : 
G  B7   Em   G7   Am     D7  

G  B7   Em   G7  

        Am                    D7  
It's so easy now, cos you got friends you can trust, 
C               A/C#
Friends will be friends,
G/D                                      Em
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention, 
D               B/D#
Friends will be friends,
            Em                      Em/D#
When you're through with life and all hope is lost, 
     Em/D             A7/C#            C        D7
Hold out your hand cos friends will be friends...  right till the end
C               A/C#
Friends will be friends,                                      
G/D                                      Em
When you're in need of love they give you care and attention, 
D               B/D#
Friends will be friends,                                  
            Em                      Em/D#
When you're through with life and all hope is lost, 
     Em/D            A7/C#            C   D7
Hold out your hand cos right till the end ...   friends will be friends
Instrumental (heading towards end) :
C      A/C#      G/D      Em

D      B/D#      Em      Em/D#

Em/D      A7/C#      C      D7

C      A/C#      G/D      Em

D      B/D#      Em      Em/D#

START FADE_______
Em/D      A7/C#      C      D7    (FADE OUT TO END)
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