Paint It Black Guitar Chords – The Rolling Stones

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In this article, you are going to learn Paint It Black Guitar Chords. This song is sung and composed by The Rolling Stones.

Coming to the chords, we have open chords in this song with one barre chord B which would be little difficult for beginner guitarists. However it would be a great song to practice for beginners to learn the combinations with barre chords. The chord progression is as follows.

Paint It Black Guitar Chords

SongPaint It Black
ArtistThe Rolling Stones
ChordsEm, B, G, D, A

[Intro]

(Em)(B)

(Em)

 

[Verse 1]

(Em)I see a red door and I (B)want it painted black.

(Em)No colours anymore, I w(B)ant them to turn black.

(Em)I (D)see the (G)girls walk by(D) dressed in (Em)their summer clothes.

(Em)I (D)have to (G)turn my (D)head (A)until my darkness go(B)es.

 

[Verse 2]

(Em)I see a line of cars and (B)they are all painted black.

(Em)With flowers and my love both ne(B)ver to come back.

(Em) I see (D)people (G)turn their (D)heads and (Em)quickly look away.

(Em)Like a (D)newborn (G)baby (D)it just (A)happens every (B)day.

 

[Verse 3]

(Em)I look inside myself and s(B)ee my heart is black.

(Em)I see my red door, I must (B)have it painted black

(Em)Maybe (D)then I’ll (G)fade (D)away and (Em)not have to face the facts

(Em)It’s not (D)easy (G)facing (D)up when (A)your whole world is (B)black

 

[Verse 4]

(Em)No more will my green sea go (B)turn a deeper blue.

(Em)I could not forsee this thing h(B)appening to you.

(Em)If I (D)look (G)hard eno(D)ugh into(Em) the setting sun

(Em)My(D)love will (G)laugh with (D)me be(A)fore the morning (B)comes

 

[Verse 5]

(Em)I see a red door and I (B)want it painted black.

(Em)No colours anymore, I w(B)ant them to turn black.

(Em)I (D)see the (G)girls walk (D)by dressed in (Em)their summer clothes. (Em)I (D)have to (G)turn my (D)head until(A) my darkness (B)goes.

 

[Outro]

(Em)(B)

I wanna see it (Em)painted, painted black, (B)black as night, black as coal

I (Em)wanna see the sun blotted(B) out from the sky

I wanna see it (Em)painted, painted, painted, painted (B)black, yeah

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