Budapest chords

by George Ezra

  • Budapest was written by George Ezra and Joel Pott.
  • Recorded: 2013 - 2014
  • Released: 30th June, 2014 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.
ASCII Chord Charts: number=fret, x= don't play, 0=play open, (B)=barre chord
Chord Guitar Piano Chord Guitar Piano
F 133211 (B) F-A-C (B) D xx0232 D-F#-A
Bb x13331 Bb-D-F (B) G 320003 G-B-D
C x32010 C-E-G A x02220 A-C#-E

Budapest by George Ezra

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

 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
   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
   You ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all |  𝄎  |
          Bb                               F
   Oh for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all |  𝄎  |

        C
Bridge: Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                     F
        Why I should ne-ver make a change |  𝄎  |
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                    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
   Oh to you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all |  𝄎  |
         Bb                               F
   Oh to you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all |  𝄎  |

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

          F                     Bb          F
Instr: ‖     |  𝄎  |  𝄎  |  𝄎 |    |  𝄎  |    |  𝄎  ‖

 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
   But for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd lose it all |  𝄎  |
          Bb                              F
   Oh for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd lose it all |  𝄎  | 

        C
Bridge: Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                     F
        Why I should ne-ver make a change |  𝄎  |
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                    F
        Then all of this will go a-way |  𝄎  |
        C
        Give me one good rea-son
            Bb                     F
        Why I should ne-ver make a change |  𝄎  |
        C
        Ba-by if you hold me
             Bb                    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
    You ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all |  𝄎  |
           Bb                               F
    Oh for you ooh__ You ooh__ I'd leave it all 

Chord Charts 🗝 C Major

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

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