Exs and Ohs chords

by Elle King

  • Ex's and Oh's was written by Elle King, Dave Bassett and Kristopher Gregory.
  • The single was released on September 23, 2014
  • Album: Love Stuff
  • Genre: Alternative Pop/Rock, Blues Rock, Retro Rock
  • Voice Range: B3 - B4
  • Music: Key of E Minor in 4/4 time at 140 bpm - moderate rock swing
  • Chords: Em, G, A, B7, C, D
ASCII Chord Charts: number = fret, x = don't play, 0 = play open string, (B) Barre Chord
Chord Guitar Piano Chord Guitar Piano
Em 022000 E-G-B B7 x21202 B-D#-F#-A
G 310003 G-B-D C x32010 C-E-G
A x02220 A-C#-E D xx0232 D-F#-A

Ex's & Oh's by Elle King

The Relative Major Key of Em is highlighted - Transpose to any other key.
                 Em
  Intro: 4/4 ||      |  𝄎  |  𝄎  |  𝄎  ||  
  
        Em                     
1. Well I had me a boy, turned him in-to a man

   I showed him all the things that he didn't un-der-stand
       B7                     Em
   Who-oa, and then I let him go

               Em 
2. Now there's one in Cal-i-for-ni-a who's been curs-ing my name

  'Cause I found me a bet-ter lo-ver in the UK
       B7                          Em
   Hey hey  Un-til I made my get-a-way

            Em
Pre Chorus: One, two, three, they gon-na run back to me

           'Cause I'm the best ba-by that they ne-ver got-ta keep

            One, two, three, they gon-na run back to me

            They al-ways wan-na come, but they ne-ver wan-na leave

        G            D                 Em
Chorus: Ex's and the oh, oh, oh's they haunt me
             B7              G                    D
        Like gho-o-osts they want me  to make 'em oh, oh, oh 
             A         C                 Em
        They won't let go     Ex's and | oh's |  𝄎  |  𝄎  |  𝄎  |

     Em     
3. I had a sum-mer lover down in New Or-leans

   Kept him warm in the win-ter, left him fro-zen in the spring
      B7                       Em
   My my   How the sea-sons go by

   Em     
4. I get high, and I love to get low

   So the hearts keep break-ing, and the heads just roll
       B7                           Em
   You know   That's how the sto-ry goes

            Em
Pre Chorus: One, two, three, they gon-na run back to me

           'Cause I'm the best ba-by that they ne-ver got-ta keep

            One, two, three, they gon-na run back to me

            They al-ways wan-na come, but they ne-ver wan-na leave

        G            D                 Em
Chorus: Ex's and the oh, oh, oh's they haunt me
             B7              G                    D
        Like gho-o-osts they want me  to make 'em oh, oh, oh 
             A         C
        They won't let go   

           G            D                 Em
Chorus: My ex's and the oh, oh, oh's they haunt me
             B7              G                   D
        Like gho-o-osts they want me to make 'em oh, oh, oh 
             A         C                Em
        They won't let go     Ex's and (oh's)

          Em                          B7            Em 
Instr: || ohs |   𝄎  |  𝄎   |  𝄎   |      |   𝄎  |      |  𝄎  ||

            Em
Pre Chorus: One, two, three, they gon-na run back to me

            Climbin' ov-er moun-tains and sail-in' ov-er seas

            One, two, three, they gon-na run back to me

            They al-ways wan-na come, but they ne-ver wan-na leave

           G            D                 Em
Chorus: My ex's and the oh, oh, oh's they haunt me
             B7              G                   D
        Like gho-o-osts they want me to make 'em oh, oh, oh 
             A         C
        They won't let go  

        G            D                 Em
Chorus: Ex's and the oh, oh, oh's they haunt me
             B7              G                   D
        Like gho-o-osts they want me to make 'em oh, oh, oh 
             A         C                 Em                  Em 
        They won't let go     Ex's and | oh's |  𝄎  |  𝄎  |  𝄑  |

Chord Charts 🗝 Em

Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords on frets & strings
White Numbered Circles: Optional Notes / player preference only
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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