Air That I Breathe chords & lyrics

by The Hollies

  • The Air That I Breathe was written by Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood. It was initially recorded by Albert in 1972, and then released by the Hollies in 1974 (UK - Jan 1974, US - Mar 1974) from the album Hollies.
  • Music: Key of B Major in 4/4 time at ~ 84 bpm (♩)
  • Song chords: B, D#7, E, Em, F#, F#m
  • Easier - Capo on 4 and play in G Major
  • Chords with Capo: G, B7, C, Cm, D, Dm

Air That I Breathe by The Hollies

Capo on 4 if playing with video

Intro: 4/4
   |     G      |     F    |     G     | F / / C |

  G                        B7
1. If I could make a wish___ I think Id pass
  C               Cm            G  |  %  |
   Can't think of a-ny-thing I need
  G                               B7
   No ci-ga-rettes, no sleep, no light, no sound
  C               Cm             G 
   No-thing to eat, no books to read

   Bm                                     Cm                 G 
** Mak-ing love with you____ Has left me peace-ful, warm, and tired
    Bm                                        Cm             G 
** What more could I ask____ Theres noth-ing left to be de-sired

          G                          B7
Bridge: Peace came up-on me and it leaves me weak
            C             Cm              G  |  %  |
        So sleep, si-lent an-gel, go to sleep

         G
Chorus: Some-times...
                           D                             G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ And to love you
                           D                            G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ Yes to love you
       G                   D
        All I need is the air that I breathe...


Instr: |   Dm   |   C   |   G   |   D   |   Dm   |   C   |   G   |   D   |


          G                          B7
Bridge: Peace came up-on me and it leaves me weak
             C            Cm              G  |  %  |
        So sleep, si-lent an-gel, go to sleep

         G
Chorus: Some-times...
                           D                            G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ And to love you
                           D                            G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ Yes to love you
       G                   D
        All I need is the air that I breathe


Instr: |   Dm   |   C   |   G   |   D   |


         G
Chorus: Some-times...
                           D                             G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ And to love you
                           D                            G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ Yes to love you
                           D                             G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ And to love you
                           D                            G
        All I need is the air that I breathe___ Yes to love you...    
     

G Major

Numbered Circles: Chord fingering - number inside circle indicates which finger to use
Unmarked strings: Play open
X: Don't play string
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings
R: Root Note
B: Bass Note

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