Bonfire Heart chords

by James Blunt

  • Bonfire Heart was written by James Blunt and Ryan Tedder from the band One Republic who also produced the song.
  • Released: 29th July 2013
  • Album: Moon Landing
  • Music: Key of C Major in 4/4 at 118 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: C, Em F, G, Am
Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note
C Major Em F Major Am G Major
C Major Em F Major Am G Major
ASCII Chord Charts: number=fret, x= don't play, 0=play open, (B)=barre chord
Chord Guitar Piano Chord Guitar Piano
C x32010 C-E-G G 320003 G-B-D
Em 022000 E-G-B Am x02210 A-C-E
F xx3211 F-A-C F 133211 (B) F-A-C

Bonfire Heart by James Blunt

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
                C
Intro: 4/4 ‖       |   𝄎   ‖

  C                                                      Em
1. Your mouth is a re-vol-ver    Fir-ing bul-lets in the sky  Mmm...
  C                                                Em
   Your love is like a sol-dier    Lo-yal 'til you die
  F                                                        Am
   And I’ve been look-ing at the stars    For a long, long time
                                          C
   I’ve been put-ting out fires    All my life                                 
                                                          G                     
   If ev'-ry-bo-dy wants a flame   They don’t want to get burnt

   And to-day is our turn
       
      C                         Am
Chorus: Days like these lead to    Nights like this lead to
      F                                 Am                    G
        Love like ours    You light the spark in my bon-fire heart
      C                           Am
        Peo-ple like us we don’t    Need that much, just some-
      F                               Am                    G
        One that starts    Starts the spark in our bon-fire hearts

  C                                                      Em
2. This world is get-ting col-der    Stran-gers pas-sing by___ Mmm...
  C                                                          Em
   No one of-fers you a shoul-der    No one looks you in the eye...
  F                                                  Am
   But I’ve been look-ing at you    For a long, long time
                                                        C
   Just try-ing to break through    Try-ing to make you mine 
                                                        G   
   Ev'-ry-bo-dy wants a flame    They don’t want to get burnt

   Well to-day is our turn

      C                         Am
Chorus: Days like these lead to    Nights like this lead to
      F                                 Am                   G
        Love like ours    You light the spark in my bon-fire heart
      C                          Am
        Peo-ple like us we don’t    Need that much, just some-
      F                               Am                    G
        One that starts    Starts the spark in our bon-fire hearts

                              F    
Bridge: Mmm___    Our bonfire hearts
                              Am 
        Mmm___    Our bonfire hearts
                              C
        Ooh___    Our bonfire hearts
                                G
        Mmm___    You light the spark

      C                         Am
Chorus: People like us we don’t    Need that much, just some-
      F                               Am                    G
        One that starts    Starts the spark in our bon-fire hearts

                                Am
Chorus: Days like these lead to    Nights like this lead to
      F                                 Am                   G
        Love like ours    You light the spark in my bon-fire heart
      C                          Am
        Peo-ple like us we don’t    Need that much, just some-
                                      Am                    G
        One that starts    Starts the spark in our bon-fire hearts
                         C
        (...our bon-fire hearts)

      C                          Am
Chorus: Peo-ple like us we don’t    Need that much, just some-
      F                               Am                    G
        One that starts    Starts the spark in our bon-fire hearts

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