Coldplay’s Fix You Chords No Capo on Guitar

Fix You is a powerful and melancholy song by the world-famous band Coldplay. As one of many no capo guitar songs, this piece presents more a challenge if you choose to play all of the chords without the use of your capo. In this guide, we are going to give you the chords you will need along with the strumming pattern and the lyrics with the chords at the end. By the time you’ve finished this guide, you should be able to play the whole song.

If you need some extra help with how to play this song we have included a video tutorial for you below. This should help you if you get stuck with the strumming pattern or what chords fall in different parts of the song.

Fix You Chords No Capo

C

E Minor

A Minor 7 

F Major 7 

A minor 

You will be able to see from the chord charts we have included above that you will need to play the chords C, E minor, Am7, G, F major 7 and Am. All of these chords are easy enough to play as long as you practice them before you jump into playing the whole song altogether.

Fix You Strumming Pattern

The strumming pattern you will use in Fix You is probably the easiest part of the whole song. All you need to do is play D-D-DU and that should suit you for the whole song. There are some slight variations as you go through but this will only need a small tweak to the pattern in places. Nothing too challenging and excellent if you are only a beginner.

Fix You Chords & Lyrics

Now we get to the exciting part. The actual song. Below we have given you all of the lyrics that go into the song, along with the chords as well. Pay careful attention to where the chords fall above the lyrics as this coincides with the correct timing of where the chord should be played. Try playing the song in smaller sections first and then put it all together bit by bit if you’re not entirely confident in your playing. This will build your confidence and ensures you can play the song smoothly when it comes time to do it.

Intro

C Em Am7 G

C Em Am7 G

Verse 1

C Em Am7 G

When you try your best but you don’t succeed

C Em Am7 G

When you get what you want but not what you need

C Em Am7 G

When you feel so tired but you can’t sleep

C Em Am7 G

Stuck in reverse

Bridge 1

C Em Am7 G

And the tears come streaming down your face

C Em Am7 G

When you lose something you can’t replace

C Em Am7 G

When you love someone but it goes to waste

C Em Am7 G

Could it be worse?

Chorus

Fmaj7 Am7 G

Lights will guide you home

Fmaj7 Am7 G

And ig–nite your bones

Fmaj7 Am7 G

And I will try to fix you

Instrumental

C Em Am7 G

C Em Am7 G

Verse 2

C Em Am7 G

And high up above or down below

C Em Am7 G

When you’re too in love to let it go

C Em Am7 G

But if you never try you’ll never know

C Em Am7 G

Just what you’re worth

Chorus

Fmaj7 Am7 G

Lights will guide you home

Fmaj7 Am7 G

And ig–nite your bones

Fmaj7 Am7 G

And I will try to fix you

Instrumental

C Fmaj7 Am7 Em

Am Fmaj7 C Am7 G

C Fmaj7 Am7 Em

Am Fmaj7 C Am7 G

Bridge 2

C Fmaj7

Tears stream, down your face

Am7 Em

When you lose something you cannot replace

Am Fmaj7 C Am7 G

Tears stream, down your face and I…

C Fmaj7

Tears stream, down you face

Am7 Em

I promise you I will learn from my mistakes

Am Fmaj7 C Am7 G

Tears stream, down your face and I…

Chorus

Fmaj7 Am7 G

Lights will guide you home

Fmaj7 Am7 G

And ig–nite your bones

Fmaj7 Am7 G

And I will try to fix you

Conclusion

We hope that you found our guide for how to play Fix You chords with no capo helpful. Don’t let tears stream down your face with this song. If you get stuck, just use the video tutorial at the beginning of the guide. Make sure to check out the rest of our no capo guides here on our website if you want to play your music with as little help as possible.

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