Landslide chords

by Fleetwood Mac

Landslide was written by Stevie Nicks from the band Fleetwood Mac. The song was recorded in 1975 and featured on the album Fleetwood Mac.
Music: Key of E♭ Major in 4/4 time at 80 bpm (♩)
Chords: E♭, B♭/D, Cm7, Cm, F7/A, Gm, Gm7, E♭sus2, F5/C
Easier - Capo on 3rd fret: Play in the key of C Major
Chords with Capo: C, G/B, Am7, Am, D7/F#, Em, Em7, Csus2, D5/A
Fleetwood Mac - Landslide

Landslide by Fleetwood Mac

Capo on 3 if playing with video

Intro: 4/4
   |  C  -  G/B  | Am7  -  G/B  |  C  -  G/B  | Am7  -  G/B  |

  C          G/B                Am7   -    G/B    
1. I took my love I took it down
  C            G/B                       Am7   -  G/B    
   I climbed a moun-tain and I turned a-round
          C        G/B               Am7            G/B    
   And I saw my re-flec-tion in the  snow cov-ered hills
             C           G/B    | Am7  /  / G/B  |                       
   Till the land-slide brought me down____ (oh)

       C             G/B             Am   -   G/B    
2. Oh mir-ror in the sky___ What is love?
             C               G/B            Am7  -   G/B       
   Can the child with-in my heart___ Rise a-bove?
          C             G/B       Am7       G/B 
   Can I sail thru' the chan-ging  o-cean  tides?
          C          G/B      Am7   G/B  |   C  -  G/B  | Am7  -  G/B  |
   Can I han-dle the sea-sons of my life... ?
  C      G/B          Am7        D7     
   Mmm   Mmm____ Mmm  Mmm____

               G         D7/F#     Em 
Chorus: Well I've been a-fraid of chang-ing
                  C      G/B          Am7  -  D7/F#  
       'Cause I built my life a-round you
             G             D7/F#         Em7
        But time makes you bold-er e-ven chil-dren get old-er
              C             G/B   | Am7  / / G/B  | 
        And  I'm  get-ting  old-er  too

Instrumental: | Csus2  - G/B  | D5/A  - G/B  | Csus2  -  G/B  | Am7  - G/B  |
              |  C   -   G/B  | D5/A  - G/B  |   C   -   G/B  | Am7  -  D7  |

              G          D7/F#     Em 
Chorus: Well I've been a-fraid of chang-ing
                     C      G/B          Am7   |  D7/F#  |
       'Cause I've built my life a-round you
             G             D7/F#          Em7
        But time makes you bold-er e-ven child-ren get ol-der 
             C           G/B    Am7 - G/B     C           G/B    Am7 - G/B
        And I'm get-ting old-er too___    Oh I'm get-ting ol-der too

      C              G/B          Am7  -  G/B
3. Ah ah____ Take my love take it down
       C             G/B                       Am7  -  G/B
   Ah-hah___ Climb a moun-tain and you turn a-round
               C        G/B                Am7           G/B
   And if you see my re-flec-tion in the  snow co-vered hills
             C               G/B      Am7  -  G/B
   Well the land-slide will bring you down

               C        G/B              Am7            G/B  ...
   And if you see my re-flec-tion in the snow co-vered hills
             C               G/B      Am7  
   Well the land-slide will bring you down____
   G/B           C               G/B       Am
   Oh-oh___ The land-slide will bring you down...
   

C Major

Fingers 1, 2, 3, 4: Notes played
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string

 Right Handed Chord Tabs
            C                G/B                G                Am7
    e |---|---|---|   e |---|---|-4-|   e |---|---|-3-|   e |---|---|---|
    B |-1-|---|---|   B |---|---|-3-|   B |---|---|---|   B |-1-|---|---|
    G |---|---|---|   G |---|---|---|   G |---|---|---|   G |---|---|---|
    D |---|-2-|---|   D |---|---|---|   D |---|---|---|   D |---|-2-|---|
    A |---|---|-3-|   A |---|-1-|---|   A |---|-1-|---|   A |---|---|---|
    E |---|---|---|x  E |---|---|---|x  E |---|---|-2-|   E |---|---|---|x
Frets   1   2   3         1   2   3         1   2   3         1   2   3

           Em                Em7               D7               D7/F#
    e |---|---|---|   e |---|---|---|   e |---|-3-|---|   e |---|-4-|---|
    B |---|---|---|   B |---|---|---|   B |-1-|---|---|   B |-1-|---|---|
    G |---|---|---|   G |---|---|---|   G |---|-2-|---|   G |---|-3-|---|
    D |---|-2-|---|   D |---|---|---|   D |---|---|---|   D |---|---|---|
    A |---|-1-|---|   A |---|-1-|---|   A |---|---|---|   A |---|---|---| 
    E |---|---|---|   E |---|---|---|   E |---|---|---|x  E |---|-2-|---| 
Frets   1   2   3         1   2   3         1   2   3         1   2   3   

          D5/A                D               Csus2             Csus2
    e |---|---|---|x  e |---|-2-|---|   e |---|---|-4-|   e |---|---|-4-|
    B |---|---|-3-|   B |---|---|-3-|   B |-1-|---|---|   B |---|---|-3-|
    G |---|-1-|---|   G |---|-1-|---|   G |---|---|---|   G |---|---|---|
    D |---|---|---|   D |---|---|---|   D |---|---|---|   D |---|---|---|
    A |---|---|---|   A |---|---|---|   A |---|---|-3-|   A |---|---|-2-|
    E |---|---|---|x  E |---|---|---|x  E |---|---|---|x  E |---|---|---|x
Frets   1   2   3         1   2   3         1   2   3         1   2   3

 Left Handed Chord Tabs
          C                G/B                G                Am7
    |---|---|---| e   |-4-|---|---| e   |-3-|---|---| e   |---|---|---| e
    |---|---|-1-| B   |-3-|---|---| B   |---|---|---| B   |---|---|-1-| B
    |---|---|---| G   |---|---|---| G   |---|---|---| G   |---|---|---| G
    |---|-2-|---| D   |---|---|---| D   |---|---|---| D   |---|-2-|---| D
    |-3-|---|---| A   |---|-1-|---| A   |---|-1-|---| A   |---|---|---| A
   x|---|---|---| E  x|---|---|---| E   |-2-|---|---| E  x|---|---|---| E
      3   2   1         3   2   1         3   2   1         3   2   1   Frets
      
         Em                Em7               D7               D7/F#
    |---|---|---| e   |---|---|---| e   |---|-3-|---| e   |---|-4-|---| e
    |---|---|---| B   |---|---|---| B   |---|---|-1-| B   |---|---|-1-| B
    |---|---|---| G   |---|---|---| G   |---|-2-|---| G   |---|-3-|---| G
    |---|-2-|---| D   |---|---|---| D   |---|---|---| D   |---|---|---| D
    |---|-1-|---| A   |---|-1-|---| A   |---|---|---| A   |---|---|---| A
    |---|---|---| E   |---|---|---| E  x|---|---|---| E   |---|-2-|---| E
      3   2   1         3   2   1         3   2   1         3   2   1   Frets
      
        D5/A                D               Csus2             Csus2
   x|---|---|---| e   |---|-2-|---| e   |-4-|---|---| e   |-4-|---|---| e
    |-3-|---|---| B   |-3-|---|---| B   |---|---|-1-| B   |-3-|---|---| B
    |---|-1-|---| G   |---|-1-|---| G   |---|---|---| G   |---|---|---| G
    |---|---|---| D   |---|---|---| D   |---|---|---| D   |---|---|---| D
    |---|---|---| A   |---|---|---| A   |-3-|---|---| A   |-2-|---|---| A
   x|---|---|---| E  x|---|---|---| E  x|---|---|---| E  x|---|---|---| E
      3   2   1         3   2   1         3   2   1         3   2   1   Frets
    

Notes

Stevie Nicks Landslide
  • Level Of Ease: Fairly easy once you get used to all the chords with bass notes. They all work well if you are finger-picking. For beginners that are not used to finger-picking, you can just strum the straight chord, e.g., instead of G/B, simply strum a G chord. The same applies to D7/F# - just strum a D7 chord. Replace D5/A with a D chord.
  • G/B means you play a G chord leading with a B note instead of the usual G bass note. I have used the most common variation of this chord... x20033. You can experiment with your finger positioning... you may prefer to use fingers 2, 3, and 4 instead od 1, 3, and 4 - you could even try fingers 2 and 4 where the 2nd finger plays the B bass-note while the 4th finger is used to play strings 1 & 2 (mini-barre).
  • The easiest way to play D7/F# is displayed on the chart, written as 200212... play a normal D7 with fingers 1, 3, & 4 (instead of 1, 2, & 3) and play the F# bass note with your second finger - string 6 fret 2.
  • Another way of playing D7/F# is to play a normal D7 chord using fingers 1, 2 and 3 and if you have a good hand-span or narrow guitar neck, you can use your thumb to play the F# bass note on the 6th string.
  • D5/A is a 5 chord leading with an A bass note...x0023x. A5 chord is a 2-note chord consisting of the 1st and 5th notes of the major scale which in this case are the notes D and A... because the chord is D5 we take notes from the D Major Scale which reads D-E-F#-G-A-B-C# with the 1st & 5th notes - D and A. Instead of leading with the usual D note, we lead with the A or 5th note as the chord suggests (D5/A)...x0023x equates to the notes x-A-D-A-D-x.
  • 5 chords are also known as power chords.
  • Song Key: E♭ Major... 3 flats - B♭, E♭, A♭
  • Song Key with Capo on 3: C Major - No sharps or flats
  • The hyphen between 2 chords means they share equal timing, e.g., | Am - G/B | means 2 beats on Am and 2 beats on G/B.
  • Where you see | Am7   /   /   G/B | - this means 3 beats on Am7 and 1 beat on G/B. The repeat sign (/) is used to repeat the previous chord within a bar... more help if you need it.
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