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WHEN I WAS YOUR MAN BY BRUNO MARS

Bruno Mars

BrunoMars-WhenI was Your man - Guitar TabOriginally played on a piano, “When I Was Your Man” can also be played on a guitar. And it is one beautiful version I may add.

When I was Your Man is one of Bruno Mar’s greatest ballad! He even admits that this song somehow made him nervous playing it. He also told MTV News that this ballad was inspired by some real-life heartbreak.

Album: Unorthodox Jukebox
Released: 2012
Charted:
US: #1
UK: #2

How to Play When I Was Your Man

I will also be doing a video for this one. But for the meantime, you can refer to the video I put up there.

Guitar chords are shown and played. Please watch the video and let me know if you have any question. I am watching this tutorial in a different language. They are good, but I can’t understand what they are saying :) But looking at their fingerings and chords, this is the one that I will be basing my own video for Bruno Mar’s When I Was Your Man.

When I Was Your Man – Guitar Chords

Artist: Bruno Mars 
Title: When I Was Your Man
Album: Unorthodox Jukebox

[Intro]

D7  Dm  C  
D7  Dm  C  Em

[Verse 1]

Am        C                              Dm
Same bed, but it feels just a little bit bigger now
G               G7                  C              Em
Our song on the radio, but it don't sound the same
Am                    C                             Dm
When our friends talk about you all it does is just tear me down
G                                     C
Cause my heart breaks a little when I hear your name

[Refrain]
            Em          Am              Em 
It all just sounds like ooh, ooh, oooh, oooh
Bb                             C   
Mmm too young, too dumb to realize

[Chorus]
     G                      F      G              C
That I should've bought you flowers and held your hand
                        F    G          C
Shoulda gave you all my hours when I had the chance
                  F                   G                Am    
Take you to every party cause all you wanted to do was dance
D7            F                  Fm                   C                Em
Now my baby's dancing, but she's dancing with another man

[Verse 2]

Am           C                    Dm
My pride, my ego, my needs and my selfish ways
G                    G7                     C           Em
Caused a good strong woman like you to walk out my life
         Am     C                         Dm
Now I'll never, never get to clean up the mess I made ooh
G                                     C
And that haunts me every time I close my eyes

[Refrain]
            Em          Am              Em 
It all just sounds like ooh, ooh, oooh, oooh
Bb                             C   
Mmm too young, too dumb to realize

[Chorus]
     G                      F      G              C
That I should've bought you flowers and held your hand
                        F    G          C
Shoulda gave you all my hours when I had the chance
                  F                   G                Am    
Take you to every party cause all you wanted to do was dance
D7            F                  Fm                   C                
Now my baby's dancing, but she's dancing with another man

[Bridge]

            F                 G                       C G Am Em
Although it hurts I'll be the first to say that I was wrong
      D7
Oh, I know I'm probably much too late
           Dm
To try and apologize for my mistakes
           G
But I just want you to know

[Chorus]

                   F      G                      C
I hope he buys you flowers, I hope he holds your hand
                 F    G           C
Give you all his hours when he has the chance
                  F             G                     Am    
Take you to every party cause I remember how much you love to dance
D7                  F             Fm               C                
Do all the things I should've done when I was your man
D7                  F             Fm               C
Do all the things I should've done when I was your man
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