Helium by Mark Eitzel Ukulele Chords

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If you are searching for Helium ukulele chords, you’ve come to the best place.
You can play versatile instrument Helium using ukulele or guitar.
This song by Mark Eitzel can also be played by that instruments.

Helium chords has rhythm and included in album.
You can also find other musical style, including jazz ukulele chords, country music ukulele chords, pop ukulele chords, world music ukulele chords, and rock ukulele chords here.

Helium by Mark Eitzel Ukulele Chords

Date: Fri, 24 Oct 1997 17:43:42
From: Peter Mosinskis
Subject: CRD: Helium by Mark Eitzel

Mark Eitzel, “Helium”
by: Peter Mosinskis
date: Oct. 24, 1997

This transcription is from the album _West_ on Warner Bros., released early
Peter Buck of R.E.M. plays great acoustic guitar on this song and
throughout this beautiful, haunting album. This is Track 3, my favorite song.



Strings Frets (in parentheses are optional)
1 (hi) (0) 0 0 0 0 0
2 (0) 0 1 3 1 0
3 (4) or open 0 0 0 2 0
5 2 2 3 5 x 3
6 (low) X 0 X X x x

Chord B5 Em C D(add G) F7 C7

Intro: B5 to E repeated

Note: For verse, pick high open-E followed by open-B at end of each line

Verse 1:
Life is short in the laughing gallery
A secret handshake gets you ice cream and a key
To a brand new car that only drives into walls
They’ll cut their eyes, All they want…

Pattern 1 for chorus (approximate arpeggiations):


(Em) (G/F#) (G) (D) –> these are the chords being outlined

[D(add]Is you[G)]r silence

[D(add]Is you[G)]r silence

[D(add]Is you[G)]r silence

(Pattern 1)
Breathing helium

(Pattern 1)
Throw away the key

(Pattern 1)
Dissolve in the air

Never free

Verse 2: same music as verse 1
Chorus: same music

Bridge: F7 to C (with feedbacky guitar solo)
end with 2x Pattern 1

Verse 3: same music as verse 1

Have fun!!

To play the most songs, including Helium by Mark Eitzel by ukulele, the most crucial basic ukulele chords to learn are C chord, D chord, G chord, and Em chord.
These set you up to play a many of songs, and each of them is easy to master.

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