I'm So Excited chords and lyrics

by The Pointer Sisters

  • I'm So Excited was written by Trevor Lawrence, Anita Pointer, June Pointer and Ruth Pointer in 1982.
  • Released: September, 1982 - from the album So Excited.
  • Re-release: July, 1984 - from the album Break Out.
  • Key: G Minor with chords Gm, Gm7, Am7, Bb, Cm7, Dm7, Eb, Eb/Bb, F
  • Music: 4/4 time at ~ 184 bpm (you may want to set the metronome at 92 bpm with a click on every 2nd beat)
  • Easier: Play in E Minor with chords Em, Em7, F#m7, G, Am7, Am7/D, Bm7, C, C/G, D - you will need a capo on the 3rd fret if you are playing with the video.

I'm So Excited by The Pointer Sisters

Capo on 3 if playing with video
Intro: 4/4       1& 2&   3& 4&     1&2 &3&4&  1&2  &3&4&
   | Em7  | %  | G  Am7  G  Am7  | G   Am7  |
               | G   C   G   C   | G   C    | C    G   |  G  |
   | Em7  | %  | G  Am7  G  Am7  | G   Am7  |
               | G   C   G   C   | G   C    | Am7  G   |  G  |
                        
       Em7                                     G  C  |  %  |
1. To-night's the night we're gon-na make it hap-pen
       G           C       G       C      C/G   |  G  |
   To-night we'll put all oth-er things a-side
        Em7                                G   C  |  %  |
   Give in this time and show me some af-fec-tion
          G     C                           C/G  |  G  |
   We're goin' for those pleas-ures in the night
             F#m7                     Em7             Bm7
** I want to love you___ Feel you___ Wrap my-self a-round you
              F#m7                          Em7              
   I want to squeeze you___ Please you___ I just can't get e-nough
              Am7        Em7            Am7/D
   And if you move real slow and let it go

                  Em                          C
Chorus: I'm so ex-ci-ted___ And I just can't hide it
                                D                     Em
        I'm ab-out to lose con-trol___ And I think I like it
                  Em                          C
        I'm so ex-ci-ted___ And I just can't hide it
                              D                         Em
        I know__ I know__ I know__ I know__ I know__ I want you

       Em7                               G  C  |  %  |
2. We should-n't ev-en think ab-out to-mor-row
          G     C                     C/G  G  |  G  |
   Sweet mem-o-ries will last a long long time
          Em7                               G    Am7  |  %  |
   You'll have a good time ba-by don't you wor - ry
            C                                          C/G  |  G  |
   And if we're still play-in' a-round boy that's just fine 

 
                     Em                          C
Chorus: Let's get ex-ci-ted Oh___ We just can't hide it__ No no no
                                D                     Em
        I'm ab-out to lose con-trol___ And I think I like it
                  Em                          C
        I'm so ex-ci-ted___ And I just can't hide it__ No no
                             D                          Em       
        I know__ I know__ I know__ I know__ I know__ I want you!


Inst: | Em7  | %  | G   C   G   C   | G   C  |
                  | G   C   G   C   | G   C  | C/G   G  |  G  |
      | Em7  | %  | G   C   G   C   | G   C  |
                  | G   C   G   C   | G   C  | C/G   G  |  G  |
                                                           (Oo Boy)

             F#m7                     Em7             Bm7
** I want to love you___ Feel you___ Wrap my-self a-round you
              F#m7                          Em7              
   I want to squeeze you___ Please you___ I just can't get e-nough
              Am7        Em7            Am7/D
   And if you move real slow and let it go

                  Em                                    C
Chorus: I'm so ex-ci-ted__(Oo Wee)___ And I just can't hide it__(Whoa)
                                 D                     Em
        I'm  ab-out to lose con-trol___ And I think I like it__(Oh Yeah)
                  Em                          C
        I'm so ex-ci-ted___ And I just can't hide it__(No No No No No)
                             D                         Em
        I know__ I know__ I know__ I know__ I know__ I want you - I want you

                  Em                                    
Chorus: I'm so ex-ci-ted___ (Look what you do to me)
                      C
        I just can't hide it___(You got me burn-in' up)
                                D                     Em
        I'm ab-out to lose con-trol___ and I think I like it yeah
                      Em
        And I'm so ex-ci-ted__ (How did you get to me)
                          C
        And I just can't hide it___(I've got to give it up)
               D                          Em
        (Oh Oh Oh)__ I know__ I know__ I want you

                  Em
Chorus: I'm so ex-ci-ted___ (Look what you do to me)
                          C
        And I just can't hide it___(You got me burn-in' up)
                          D               Em
        Burnin' up__ hey hey__ I think I like it__ Oo ee
                  Em
        I'm so ex-ci-ted__ (How did you get to me)
                C
        Look at me__ (I've got to give it up)
                   D            Em
        (Oh__ oh__ oh)__  Oo I like it...

E Minor

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

Right-Handed Chord Tabs   
          Em                 Em7                 D                 Am7                Am7/D 
    e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|-2-|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|---|
    B|---|---|---|     B|---|---|---|     B|---|---|-3-|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|---|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|-1-|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|---|---|---|
    D|---|-2-|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|-2-|---|     D|---|---|---|
    A|---|-1-|---|     A|---|-1-|---|     A|---|---|---|x    A|---|---|---|     A|---|---|---|x
    E|---|---|---|     E|---|---|---|     E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|---|x
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3

           C                 C/G                 G                 Bm7               F#m7 
    e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|---|     e|---|---|-3-|     e|-1-|---|---|     e|-1-|---|---|
    B|-1-|---|---|     B|-1-|---|---|     B|---|---|---|     B|-1-|-2-|---|     B|-1-|---|---|
    G|---|---|---|     G|---|-2-|---|     G|---|---|---|     G|-1-|---|---|     G|-1-|---|---|
    D|---|-2-|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|---|---|---|     D|-1-|---|-3-|     D|-1-|---|---|
    A|---|---|-3-|     A|---|---|-4-|     A|---|-1-|---|     A|-1-|---|---|     A|-1-|---|-3-|
    E|---|---|---|x    E|---|---|-3-|     E|---|---|-2-|     E|---|---|---|x    E|-1-|---|---|
Frets  1   2   3          1   2   3          1   2   3          2   3   4          2   3   4

Please Note: Some of you may prefer to play a D chord instead of Am7/D 
             which is Am7 leading with a D bass note.

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          Em                Em7                 D                 Am7                Am7/D     
    |---|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|-2-|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e
    |---|---|---|B     |---|---|---|B     |-3-|---|---|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|---|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|-1-|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|---|---|G
    |---|-2-|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |---|-2-|---|D     |---|---|---|D
    |---|-1-|---|A     |---|-1-|---|A    x|---|---|---|A     |---|---|---|A    x|---|---|---|A
    |---|---|---|E     |---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1   Frets
      
          C                 C/G                 G                 Bm7               F#m7        
    |---|---|---|e     |---|---|---|e     |-3-|---|---|e     |---|---|-1-|e     |---|---|-1-|e
    |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B     |---|---|---|B     |---|-2-|-1-|B     |---|---|-1-|B
    |---|---|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|---|---|G     |---|---|-1-|G     |---|---|-1-|G
    |---|-2-|---|D     |---|-1-|---|D     |---|---|---|D     |-3-|---|-1-|D     |---|---|-1-|D
    |-3-|---|---|A     |-4-|---|---|A     |---|-1-|---|A     |---|---|-1-|A     |-3-|---|-1-|A
   x|---|---|---|E     |-3-|---|---|E     |-2-|---|---|E    x|---|---|---|E     |---|---|-1-|E
      3   2   1          3   2   1          3   2   1          4   3   2          4   3   2   Frets
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