Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand | Lyrics with Guitar Chords

Franz Ferdinand: Take Me Out (Music Video 2004) - IMDb

Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand was released in 2004. The band got the inspiration for the song after watching the movie Enemy At The Gates. The songwriting took influences from Howlin Wolf and Giorgio Moroder.

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Key of the Song:

The original key of Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand is in E minor.

Guitar Chords for Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand

Although the chords alone will help you play this song, it is very much riff driven. We recommend looking up tabs for this song to get the riffs exactly the way they’re played. Like many chords in our series of guitar lessons here at Uberchord, these are very beginner friendly as they’re some of the basic shapes you may have learned when you first started playing.

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Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand – Lyrics with Chords

[Verse]
E                   Am         D
       So if you're lonely
             G    Bm          Em
you know I'm here waiting for you
           Am          D
I'm just a crosshair
           G    Bm        Em
I'm just a shot away from you
           Am           D
and if you leave here
             G          Bm         Em
you leave me broken and shattered alive
           Am          D
I'm just a crosshair
           G    Bm          Em
I'm just a shot then we can die
 
G    A    Em     G  A  Em
Ahhh-ahhh-ahhh
 
G      D          F           C     Em
I know I won't be leaving here with you
 
Em (slow down)
 
Em  Em  Am  Bm  x2
 
[Chorus]
Em
I say don't you know
Em
you say you don't know
Am     Bm
I say... take me out
Em
I say you don't show
Em
don't move time is slow
Am     Bm
I say... take me out
 
Em  Em  Am  Bm
 
Em
I say you don't know
Em
you say you don't know
Am     Bm
I say... take me out
Em
If I move this could die
Em
eyes move this can die
Am        Bm
I want you to take me out
 
Em  Em
 
[Bridge]
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here with you
 
Em  Em  Am  Bm
 
[Chorus]
Em
I say don't you know
Em
you say you don't know
Am     Bm
I say... take me out
Em
I wane this could die
Em
I wait this could die
Am        Bm
I want you to take me out
Em
If I move this could die
Em
eyes move this can die
Am    Bm N.C.
c'mon...      take me out
 
[Instrumental]
Em  Em  Am  Bm
Em  Em
 
[Bridge]
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here
Am                C           D
I know I won't be leaving here with you
 
Em  Em  Em  Em

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