Alive è il singolo d’esordio dei Pearl Jam, pubblicato nel 1991, primo estratto dall’album Ten. La canzone era stata originariamente concepita come un pezzo strumentale dal titolo Dollar Short, fino a quando il cantante Eddie Vedder non decise di accompagnare un testo alla musica scritta dal chitarrista Stone Gossard. Questo testo racconta la storia di un ragazzo sconvolto dalla notizia che l’uomo che credeva suo padre è in realtà il patrigno.
Il lungo assolo finale di chitarra, opera dell’altro chitarrista Mike McCready, è considerato dalla critica musicale uno dei più belli di sempre. Alive non fu un grande successo in classifica, ma è sempre rimasto uno dei pezzi preferiti dai fan dei Pearl Jam e più richiesti durante i loro concerti.

Pearl Jam Alive Testo Accordi Lyrics Chords

  (A  G) X4       F   G C

A   G
  Son, she said
A              G
  have I got a little story for you
A   G                         A     G
    What you thought was your daddy   was nothin' but a...
A   G                      A             G
    While you were sittin' home alone at age thirteen
A   G                   A    G
    Your real daddy was dyin'
                   F      G C
  sorry you didn't see him
          F             G C
  but I'm glad we talked...

(Chorus) :
   E    G      D          A
Oh I... ooooh, I'm still alive
     E  G      D          A
Hey, I, ooooh, I'm still alive
    E  G      D          A
Hey I, ooooh, I'm still alive
      E   G  A
Hey...oh...

A  G                   A
   Oh, she walks slowly,
A   G
   across a young man's room
A  G            A     G
   She said I'm ready...for you
A  G                A         G
   I can't remember anything to this very day
A  G              A  G
   'Cept the look,   the look...
    F             G C      F          G C
Oh, you know where,    now I can't see,
         E
I just stare...

CHORUS

(E G A) X4

A  Esus  Asus                    A  Esus  A
             Is something wrong, she said
                    A  Esus  Asus
            Well of course there is
                    A  Esus  Asus
You're still alive, she said
                        B  Badd9  C/G
Oh, and do I deserve to be
                  B  Badd9  B
Is that the question
         B  Badd9  B
And if so...if so.....who answers...who answers...

CHORUS

yea yea yea yea yea yea...

Pearl Jam Alive Tablatura per Chitarra Guitar Tab

Intro:

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