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Killing Me Softly

Tekst: Norman Gimbel, Melodi: Charles Fox

Sangen ble skrevet i samarbeid med Lori Lieberman og spillt inn i 1971. Den ble en hit med Roberta Flack i 1973 og fikk en Grammy for beste R&B i 1997 med gruppa Fugees.
Engelsk
Pop
70-tallet
Kjærlighet
Oppdatert 30.12.2018

Intro

Fm7
⁠Strumming my pain with his
Bbm7
⁠fingers,
Eb
⁠Singing my life with his
Ab
⁠words
Fm7
⁠Killing me softly with
Bb/D
⁠his song, killing me
Eb
⁠softly with his
Dbmaj7
⁠song

Telling my
Ab/C
⁠whole life with his
Db
⁠words, killing me
Gb
⁠softly with his
F
⁠song

Mellomspill

Bbm7

1. vers

Bbm7
⁠ I heard he
Eb
⁠sang a good song,
Ab
⁠ I heard he
Dbmaj7
⁠had a style
Bbm7
⁠ And so I
Eb
⁠came to see him, to
Fm7
⁠listen for a while
Bbm7
⁠ And there he
Eb
⁠was this young boy,
Ab
⁠ a stranger
C7
⁠to my eyes

Ref

Fm7
⁠Strumming my pain with his
Bbm7
⁠fingers,
Eb
⁠Singing my life with his
Ab
⁠words
Fm7
⁠Killing me softly with
Bb/D
⁠his song, killing me
Eb
⁠softly with his
Dbmaj7
⁠song

Telling my
Ab/C
⁠whole life with his
Db
⁠words, killing me
Gb
⁠softly with his
F
⁠song

2. vers

Bbm7
⁠ I felt all
Eb
⁠flushed with fever,
Ab
⁠embarassed
Db
⁠by the crowd
Bbm7
⁠ I felt he
Eb
⁠found my letters and
Fm
⁠read each one out loud
Bbm7
⁠ I prayed that
Eb
⁠he would finish,
Ab
⁠but he just
C7
⁠kept right on

Ref

Fm7
⁠Strumming my pain with his
Bbm7
⁠fingers,
Eb
⁠Singing my life with his
Ab
⁠words
Fm7
⁠Killing me softly with
Bb/D
⁠his song, killing me
Eb
⁠softly with his
Dbmaj7
⁠song

Telling my
Ab/C
⁠whole life with his
Db
⁠words, killing me
Gb
⁠softly with his
F
⁠song

3. vers

Bbm7
⁠ He sang as
Eb
⁠if he knew me,
Ab
⁠in all my
Db
⁠dark despair
Bbm7
⁠ And then he
Eb
⁠looked right through me as
Fm
⁠if I wasn't there
Bbm7
⁠ And he just
Eb
⁠kept on singing
Ab
⁠singing
C7
⁠clear and strong

Ref

Fm7
⁠Strumming my pain with his
Bbm7
⁠fingers,
Eb
⁠Singing my life with his
Ab
⁠words
Fm7
⁠Killing me softly with
Bb/D
⁠his song, killing me
Eb
⁠softly with his
Dbmaj7
⁠song

Telling my
Ab/C
⁠whole life with his
Db
⁠words, killing me
Gb
⁠softly with his
F
⁠song

Ref med nynning

Fm7
⁠Strumming my pain with his
Bbm7
⁠fingers,
Eb
⁠Singing my life with his
Ab
⁠words
Fm7
⁠Killing me softly with
Bb/D
⁠his song, killing me
Eb
⁠softly with his
Dbmaj7
⁠song

Telling my
Ab/C
⁠whole life with his
Db
⁠words, killing me
Gb
⁠softly with his
F
⁠song

Ref

Fm7
⁠Strumming my pain with his
Bbm7
⁠fingers,
Eb
⁠Singing my life with his
Ab
⁠words
Fm7
⁠Killing me softly with
Bb/D
⁠his song, killing me
Eb
⁠softly with his
Dbmaj7
⁠song

Telling my
Ab/C
⁠whole life with his
Db
⁠words, killing me
Gb
⁠softly with his
F
⁠song

Ref

Fm7
⁠Strumming my pain with his
Bbm7
⁠fingers,
Eb
⁠Singing my life with his
Ab
⁠words
Fm7
⁠Killing me softly with
Bb/D
⁠his song, killing me
Eb
⁠softly with his
Dbmaj7
⁠song

Telling my
Ab/C
⁠whole life with his
Db
⁠words, killing me
Gb
⁠softly with his
F
⁠song