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Chapman, Steven Curtis - Live Out Loud

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SONG TITLE: Live Out Loud
ARTIST: Steven Curtis Chapman
ALBUM: Declaration
Copyright 2001 Sparrow Records

(Capo 1 - all chords relative to capo)
INTRO: C - F  (repeat)

VERSE1:
        C                   F               C
Imagine this: I get a phone call from Regis,
                 F                 C
He says, "Do you wanna be a millionaire?"
                   F                   F(N.C.)
They put me on the show and I win with two lifelines to spare
G       C                F                     C
Picture this: I act like nothin' ever happened,
               F                 Am
I bury all the money in a coffee can
                G               C          F     Am
Well, I've been given more than Regis ever gave away
        G                C                  F     Am
I was a dead man who was called to come out of my grave
             G        C           F
I think it's time for makin' some noise! :)

CHORUS:
         C         F              C    F
Wake the neighbors,  get the word out, 
        C              F              Am
Come on,  crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout
G       C               F              Am       Am7
This is life we've been given, made to be lived out
   F              Bb   B   C     F  C  F
So la, la, la, la live out loud
         C          F  C  F(N.C.)
Live out loud, yeah

VERSE 2:
            C                   F                 C
Think about this: Try to keep a bird from singin',
           F                C
After it's soared up in the sky
               F                 F(N.C.)
Give the sun a cloudless day and tell it not to shine
G           C                  F               C
Think about this: if we really have been given,
           F                   Am
A gift of life that will never end
          G                     C                  F         Am
And if we have been filled with living hope, we're gonna overflow
         G               C                   F     Am
If God's love is burning in our hearts we're gonna glow
                G      C       F
There's just no way to keep it in

(REPEAT CHORUS)
      F              Gb   G   Am   F   Am   F         Am   F   B-Bb-C
...So la, la, la, la live out loud           Live out loud

     Am    F    Am    F    Am   F     B----Bb--C
       la-la-la   la-la-lala la-la-la Live out loud!
Everybody!    C'mon!                          I wanna hear everybody sing!

Am   F     Am   F     Am   F     B----Bb--C.......
  La-la-la   La-la-lala La-la-la Live out loud!

BRIDGE:
C                         C
 Every corner of creation, is a living declaration 
C                  (Gm-G#m)-Bb   B  C-C(N.C.)**         D...
 Come join the song we were made to sing...    Wake the neighbors!...

**(KEY CHANGE C > D)
  D   G   D   G   D   G    Bm  
A-D   G   Bm  Bm7 G   C-C#-D

CHORUS:
         D         G              D    G
Wake the neighbors,  get the word out, 
        D              G              Bm
Come on,  crank up the music, climb a mountain and shout
A       D               G              Bm       Bm7
This is life we've been given, made to be lived out
   G              C    C#  D
So la, la, la, la live out loud

(REPEAT CHORUS x2)

OUTRO: (fade stuff :)

D    G     D    G          D       G     D        G
  La-la-la   La-la-lala         La-la-la Live out loud!
                  Live out loud!                       Yeah!

D    G     D    G       D        G             D             G            D 
  La-la-la   La-la-lala       La-la-la         Live    out   loud!
                     I wanna wake the neighbors! I gotta get the word out!

D   G    D    G      D                G             D               G          D
 La-la-la  La-la-lala              La-la-la         Live     out    loud!
                    We've got to let the world know about this love we've found!

D    G     D    G       D       G         D               G          D
 La-la-la   La-la-lala       La-la-la     Live     out    loud!
                           Come with me!

Comments about this tab

briguy89 - 2004-03-18

I like it, although I think it's hard for beginners like me. :)
But I'm haven fun playen it! :D


aznguitarist28 - 2004-08-19

great tab!
but ur not supposed to put in the lyrics


elfchic256 - 2004-09-06

hey for us semi beinner guitar players lyrics can be a big help in rythm and timing


chip4jesus - 2004-09-15

this is great thanks for the lyrics its alot less confusing


Jesus Freek5000 - 2004-09-15

AWSOME


mcksk8hawk - 2004-09-25

PERFECT! thanks for the tab


sixstringes777 - 2004-10-26

what about the leagel rights to the lyrics?


BlueButterfly - 2004-10-27

ok, here's the deal. If u read the little newsletter thingy CGR put out, it says they are still in the process of removing the lyrics from all of the songs. It wasn't until after the site was up and running that they were informed that, for legal reasons, they couldn't have the lyrics up. Relax!!!!! but don't get TOO used to the lyrics. they won't be here for long. hope i helped O:-)


Penguin_Lover - 2005-01-24

THIS IS AN AWSOME TAB!!! THANKS


Penguin_Lover - 2005-01-24

THIS IS AN AWSOME TAB!!! THANKS


Guitar09 - 2005-03-02

Who cares about legal right these chord are GREAT plus the lyrics are a lot of help


gsus_freak7 - 2005-03-16

Dude this is awesome. you have a great ear for guitar. I give you a 5!


gsus_freak7 - 2005-03-16

what does the F (N.C.) mean?


mini_b7 - 2005-03-22

i love this song, especially the music video, with the break dancer at the end... wow off topic but i like this, chords helped alot (so did the lyrics).. thanx! G.J. :-D


guitarplayr - 2005-07-16

(N.C.) means no chord


Fastwhiteguy06 - 2005-07-18

Hey i LOVE this song but i cant hear the strum in the song so if you would be so kinda as to share what you guys are using as a strum id appreciate it thanks...God bless!!


underground - 2005-10-11

Great tab, I played this in front of my whole church with this tab.
ONE THING!!! I found something. In the verse, the F (N.C.) should be
a Am (N.C.).
Just a helpful correction, F still sounds fine but it is not exact.

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childofGod7 - 2006-06-13

Can anyody tell me what 'N.C.' means?


childofGod7 - 2006-06-13

Can anyody tell me what 'N.C.' means?


childofGod7 - 2006-06-13

if 'N.C.' means no chord how do i play that?


childofGod7 - 2006-06-13

if 'N.C.' means no chord how do i play that?


sportsguyclb89 - 2006-06-30

ok, u know how the music pauses in the song at that part? thats what it means. Its just saying not to play during that part...


sportsguyclb89 - 2006-06-30

How is he playing the song? he plays with an electric in the video so is h just playing clean or what?


guitargirl33 - 2006-06-30

Awesome job! This is a really fun song... and the lyrics help alot!


benkeith - 2007-01-01

Great tab except for one small thing. Almost every time there is a "G" in the key of C, and an "A" in the key of D, it should be G/B and A/C# because its clearly a walk-up from the Am to C. Otherwise great tab!


zeomaster2.0 - 2007-05-19

no matter the comments, this song rocks!! also for those who keep asking about 'N.C.' it is a PAUSE and in this song (as you might of heard) it stops delebrately
(my spelling's not the best...) after the F


JesusFreak917 - 2011-02-21

Actually where the (N.C) is in the verse I found that playing an Am sounds very good instead of an F. Just my thought. Everybody praises The Holy One in their own way. So la, la, la, la Live Out Loud!


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