Addicted To Love chords and lyrics

by Robert Palmer

  • Addicted To Love is a song written and performed by Robert Palmer - an English Rock singer. The song was recorded in 1985 and released in January, 1986 from his album, Riptide.
  • Music: A Major in 4/4 time at 112 bpm.
  • Chords: A, G, D, D/E, F#m
  • Power Chords: A5, G5, D5, D5/A, F#5
  • Choices: This song can be played using normal chords or power chords which simply play the bottom 3 notes of the normal chords - all of which are barre chords except for A major which is played in the open position... see charts below.
  • Electric: This song is easy and fun to play especially if you have an electric guitar with access to distortion - and lots of it. If you are playing with distortion, it is best to use power chords for a cleaner sound - fewer strings and less chaos... enjoy.
Robert Palmer

Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer

Intro: 4/4 ||    Drums    |     3/4      |     4/4     | / / Synth / ||
           ||  A5   |  %  |   G5   |  %  |  D5   |  %  |   A5  |  %  ||  
  
                   A5
1. Your lights are on__ But you're not home
         G5
   Your mind__ Is not your own
                D5
   Your heart sweats__ Your bo-dy shakes
              A5
   A-no-ther kiss is what it takes

              A5
2. You can't sleep no-o__ You can't eat
               G5
   There's no doubt__ You're in deep
                   D5
   Your throat is tight__ You can't breathe
              A5
   A-no-ther kiss is all you need


               F#5                               D5                      A5
Chorus: Whoa__ You like to think that you're im-mune to this stuff__ Oh yeah
             F#5                             D5
        It's clo-ser to the truth to say you__ can't get enough
                        D5/E                                       ↓ ↓           
        You know you're gon-na have to face it, you're addicted to love


                A5
3. You see the signs__ But you can't read
                   G5
   You're run-ning at__ A dif-fe-rent speed
                D5
   Your heart beats__ In dou-ble time
              A5
   A-no-ther kiss and you'll be mine


                A5
4. A one track mind__ You can't be saved
            G5
   O-bli-vi-on__ Is all you crave
               D5
   If there's some__ Left for you
              A5
   You don't mind if you do

               F#5                               D5                      A5
Chorus: Whoa__ You like to think that you're im-mune to this stuff__ Oh yeah
             F#5                             D5
        It's clo-ser to the truth to say you__ can't get enough
                        D5/E                                       ↓ ↓
        You know you're gon-na have to face it, you're addicted to love       
          
          A5
Bridge: Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love
          G5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love
          D5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love 
          A5 
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love 
         N.C.
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love 

Solo:  ||  A5  |  %  |   G5   |  %  |  D5  |  %  |  A5   |  %  ||

                  A5
5. The lights are on__ But you're not home
         G5
   Your will__ Is not your own
                  D5
   You're heart sweats__ Your teeth grind
              A5
   A-no-ther kiss and you'll be mine

             F#5                                 D5                      A5
Chorus: Whoa__ You like to think that you're im-mune to this stuff__ Oh yeah
             F#5                             D5
        It's clo-ser to the truth to say you__ can't get enough
                        D5/E                                       ↓ ↓
        You know you're gon-na have to face it, you're addicted to love

         A5
Bridge: Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love
         G5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love
         D5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love 
         A5 
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love 

         A5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love
         G5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love
         D5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love 
         A5
        Might as well face it, you're ad-dic-ted to love...       
Free Music Transposition   Simply highlight & copy the entire song sheet above - then click on the button... more.

A Major

Red Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4: Fingers/Notes
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string
1's in the same column: Barre 1st finger over marked strings

Right-Handed Chord Tabs   
           A                  G                  D                 D/A                F#m 
    e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|---|-3-|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|-4-|     B|-1-|---|-4-|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|-2-|---|     G|-1-|-2-|---|     G|-1-|---|-3-|     G|-1-|---|-3-|     G|-1-|---|---|
    D|---|-1-|---|     D|-1-|---|-4-|     D|-1-|---|-2-|     D|-1-|---|-2-|     D|-1-|---|-4-|
    A|---|---|---|     A|-1-|---|-3-|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|-1-|---|-3-|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|     E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|     E|-1-|---|---|
Frets  1   2   3          3   4   5          5   6   7          5   6   7          2   3   4

          A5                 G5                 D5                D5/A               F#5 
    e|---|---|---|x    e|---|---|---|x    e|---|---|---|x    e|---|---|---|x    e|---|---|---|x
    B|---|---|---|x    B|---|---|---|x    B|---|---|---|x    B|---|---|---|x    B|---|---|---|x
    G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|---|---|x    G|---|---|-4-|     G|---|---|-4-|     G|---|---|---|x
    D|---|-1-|---|     D|---|---|-4-|     D|---|---|-3-|     D|---|---|-3-|     D|---|---|-4-|
    A|---|---|---|     A|---|---|-3-|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|---|---|-3-|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|     E|---|---|---|     E|-1-|---|---|     E|-1-|---|---|
Frets  1   2   3          3   4   5          5   6   7          5   6   7          2   3   4

Please Note: With all power chords, you can replace fingers 3 & 4 with a mini-barre 
             using the 3rd finger... whatever is most comfortable.

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          A                  G                  D                 D/A                F#m
    |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |---|-3-|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |-4-|---|-1-|B     |-4-|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|-2-|---|G     |---|-2-|-1-|G     |-3-|---|-1-|G     |-3-|---|-1-|G     |---|---|-1-|G
    |---|-1-|---|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D     |-2-|---|-1-|D     |-2-|---|-1-|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D
    |---|---|---|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E     |---|---|-1-|E
      3   2   1          5   4   3          7   6   5          7   6   5          5   3   2   Frets
      
          A5                 G5                 D5                D5/A               F#5
   x|---|---|---|e    x|---|---|---|e    x|---|---|---|e    x|---|---|---|e    x|---|---|---|e
   x|---|---|---|B    x|---|---|---|B    x|---|---|---|B    x|---|---|---|B    x|---|---|---|B
    |---|-1-|---|G    x|---|---|---|G     |-4-|---|---|G     |-4-|---|---|G    x|---|---|---|G
    |---|-1-|---|D     |-4-|---|---|D     |-3-|---|---|D     |-3-|---|---|D     |-4-|---|---|D
    |---|---|---|A     |-3-|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |-3-|---|---|A
   x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E     |---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E     |---|---|--1|E
      3   2   1          5   4   3          7   6   5          7   6   5          4   3   2   Frets
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