Budapest chords & lyrics

by George Ezra

  • Budapest was written by George Ezra and Joel Pott.
  • Recorded: 2013
  • Released: 13th Dec, 2013 from the album Wanted On Voyage
  • Music: Key of F Major in 4/4 time at 128 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: F, Bb, C
  • Beginners: This is a simple 3-chord song, so if you are not comfortable playing barre chords but still want to play with the video, you can place a Capo on 3 and play in D Major with chords D, G, A ... much easier.

Budapest by George Ezra

Intro: 4/4  ||  F   |  %  | %  |  %  ||       

  F
1. My house in Bu da pest, my

   My hid-den trea-sure chest,

   Gold-en grand pi-a-no

   My beau-ti-ful Cas-ti-llo
   Bb                                F  |  F  | 
   You ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all

  F
2. My acres of a land

   I have a-chieved

   It may be hard for you to,

   Stop and be-lieve but for
   Bb                                F  |  F  |
   You ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all
          Bb                                F  |  F  | 
   Oh for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all

         C
Bridge: Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                       F  |  F  |
        Why I should ne-ver make a change
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                     F  |  F  |
        Then all of this will go a-way

  F
3. My many ar-ti-facts

   The list goes on

   If you just say the words, I'll

   I'll up and run
         Bb                                F  |  F  |
   Oh to you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all
         Bb                                F  |  F  |
   Oh to you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all

         C
Bridge: Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                       F  |  F  |
        Why I should ne-ver make a change
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                     F  |  F  |
        Then all of this will go a-way
         C
        Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                       F  |  F  |
        Why I should ne-ver make a change
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                     F  |  F  |
        Then all of this will go a-way


Instr: | F  | F  | F  | F  | Bb  | Bb  | F  | F  |

  F
4. My friends and fa-mi-ly

   They, don't un-der-stand

   They fear they'd lose so much

   If you take my hand
           Bb                               F  |  F  |
   But for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd lose it all
          Bb                               F  |  F  |
   Oh for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd lose it all 

         C
Bridge: Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                       F  |  F  |
        Why I should ne-ver make a change
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                     F  |  F  |
        Then all of this will go a-way
         C
        Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                       F  |  F  |
        Why I should ne-ver make a change
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                     F  |  F  |
        Then all of this will go a-way

   F
 5. My house in Bu da pest, my

    My hid-den trea-sure chest,

    Gold-en grand pi-a-no

    My beau-ti-ful Cas-ti-llo
     Bb                               F  |  F  |
    You ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all
           Bb                                F
    Oh for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all 

F Major

Red numbers: Finger positions/notes played
A column of 1's: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string

Right-Handed Guitarist
           F                  C                  Bb             F (Barre) 
    e|-1-|---|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|-4-|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|-2-|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|-1-|---|-3-|     G|-1-|-2-|---|
    D|---|---|-3-|     D|---|-2-|---|     D|-1-|---|-2-|     D|-1-|---|-4-|
    A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|-3-|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|-1-|---|-3-|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3 

Left-Handed Guitarist 
          F                  C                  Bb             F (Barre)
    |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |-4-|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|-2-|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |-3-|---|-1-|G     |---|-2-|-1-|G
    |-3-|---|---|D     |---|-2-|---|D     |-2-|---|-1-|D     |-4-|---|-1-|D
   x|---|---|---|A     |-3-|---|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1  Frets
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