Get Lucky chords by Daft Punk


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Get Lucky | Chords and lyrics

Intro

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||

Verse 1

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||
Like the legend of the Phoenix, huh. All ends with beginnings.
What keeps the planet spinning, ah. The force from the beginning, hm, love.

Bridge 1

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||
We’ve come too far, to give up who we are.
So let’s raise the bar and our cups to the stars.

Chorus 1

| Bm | D |
She’s up all night ’til the sun, I’m up all night to get some.
| F#m | E |
She’s up all night for good fun, I’m up all night to get lucky.
| Bm | D |
We’re up all night ’til the sun. We’re up all night to get some.
| F#m | E |
We’re up all night for good fun. We’re up all night to get lucky.
| Bm | D |
We’re up all night to get lucky. We’re up all night to get lucky.
| F#m | E |
We’re up all night to get lucky. We’re up all night to get lucky.

Instrumental

| Bm | D | F#m | E |

Verse 2

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||
The present has no rhythm, your gift keeps on givin’.
What is this I’m feeling? If you wanna leave I’m with it, ah.

Bridge 2

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||
We’ve come too far, to give up who we are.
So let’s raise the bar and our cups to the stars.

Chorus 2

| Bm | D |
She’s up all night ’til the sun, I’m up all night to get some.
| F#m | E |
She’s up all night for good fun, I’m up all night to get lucky.

Chorus 3 (breakdown)

| Bm | D |
We’re up all night ’til the sun, we’re up all night to get some.
| F#m | E |
We’re up all night for good fun, we’re up all night to get lucky.
| Bm | D |
We’re up all night to get lucky. We’re up all night to get lucky.
| F#m | E |
We’re up all night to get lucky. We’re up all night to get lucky.

Chorus 4 (breakdown 2)

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||
||: We’re up all night to get… We’re up all night to get… :|| x4
||: We’re up all night to get lucky. We’re up all night to get lucky :|| x4

Bridge 3

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||
We’ve come too far to give up who we are (we’re up all night to get lucky x4).
So let’s raise the bar and our cups to the stars (we’re up all night to get lucky x4).

Chorus 5

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :||
She’s up all night ’til the sun, I’m up all night to get some.
She’s up all night for good fun. I’m up all night to get lucky.
We’re up all night ’til the sun, we’re up all night to get some.
We’re up all night for good fun, we’re up all night to get lucky.
||: We’re up all night to get lucky. We’re up all night to get lucky. :|| x8

Outro

||: Bm | D | F#m | E :|| x4


Get Lucky chords and progressions

Get Lucky’s chords form a diatonic chord progression, meaning, all chords could be found in the key of A/F#m. Bm is II, D is IV, F#m is VI, E is V.

However, neither A nor F#m is the home, instead, Bm is home and since that’s chord II, Get Lucky is “in Dorian”, just like I Wish, Good Times, Scarborough Fair, and Mad World.

As the chord progression never stops looping the four chords BmDF#mE, the band can focus on playing well together and using dynamics in the arrangement, instead of remembering chords.

If you play in a band and you have a good relationship with the drummer, perhaps you could point out that there are no tom fills on the original recording and perhaps go on to explain how that’s why it’s so good…

Just make sure the drummer is not the band leader as you may have to look for a new band in the morning!


Get Lucky was the song of the year in 2013

2013 was the year we all couldn’t stop dancing to Get Lucky by Daft Punk. The song went to #1 in over 20 countries!

It sold 6.5 million copies in the U.S and U.K, and obviously got song of the year at the Grammy Awards,

Written by Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers, and Pharell Williams over a period of 18 months, it wasn’t until everyone rerecorded their parts to fit around Nile’s guitar that it all fell into place.

Perhaps Get Lucky is not just the song of 2013, but the song of the decade!


Get Lucky | Related pages


Chic

Nile Rodgers’ Chic has many well-known Disco hits, but it’s perhaps his work as a producer and writer that he is best known.

Working with Madonna, Sister Sledge, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Daft Punk, Duran Duran, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Nile is a legend in the business.

Go to Chic.


Daft Punk

French Dance duo Daft Punk started out in 1992 under the name Darlin’. They started to wear helmets after they had their first hits in order to gain anonymity.

Tunes include Get Lucky, Around The World, Da Funk, One More Time, and Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.

Go to Daft Punk.


Pharrell Williams

As Kelis, Nsync, Justin Timberlake, Nelly, Cee-Lo Green, and Snoop Dog’s producer and co-writer, Pharrell is a big deal in the business.

In 2013 he released three of the most well-known songs of our time, Get Lucky, Happy, and Blurred Lines.

Go to Pharrell Williams.


Song Book

As a guitarist, a repertoire is the greatest asset you can acquire. It is your ticket to playing with other musicians.

To help you on this journey, I’ve gathered tunes I play with acoustic duos, Jazz trios, Indie/Rock/Party bands as well as large Soul/Motown ensembles.

Go to Song Book.


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