Helium played in ukulele maybe one of the best music you loved. Not only hearing the song but you can play “Helium by Mark Eitzel” using ukulele too. Yes .. this song by may also be played by that instrument. But, before that, you must know its ukulele chords.

If you are searching for Helium ukulele chords, you’ve come to the right place.

Yups, ukulele is not easy to study in the beginning, but gets easier the longer you stick with it. The more you practice, the easier ukulele will feel to play that music.

“Helium” ukulele chords has rhythm and included in “” album.

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
[4]5 [4]2 [2]2 [2]3 [4]5 [3]x [2]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:
[B5]Life is [E]short in the lau[B5]ghing ga[E]llery
[B5]A secret[E] handshake gets you i[B5]ce cream an[E]d 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 sil[C]ence

[D(add]Is you[G)]r sil[C]ence

[D(add]Is you[G)]r sil[C]ence

(Pattern 1)
Breathing helium

(Pattern 1)
Throw away the key

(Pattern 1)
Dissolve in the air

[C7]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!!

If you want to study Mark Eitzel Helium ukulele chords, the most important basic ukulele chords to understand are C chord, D chord, G chord, and Em chord. These set you up to play a ton of musics, and each of them is easy to master.

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