That Don’t Impress Me Much chords by Shania Twain


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That Don’t Impress Me Much | Chords + Lyrics (capo 1)


Intro

| N.C | N.C (A G) | N.C | drums
Aw.
| Am F | C G | Am F | C G | (riff)
Aha, yeah, yeah

Verse 1

| Am F | C G |
I’ve known a few guys who thought they were pretty smart.
| Am F | C G |
But you’ve got being right down to an art.
| Am F | C G |
You think you’re a genius, you drive me up the wall.
| Am F | C G |
You’re a regular original, a know-it-all.

Bridge 1

| D A | G |
Oh, oh, you think you’re special.
| D A | G |
Oh, oh, you think you’re something else.

Chorus

| N.C | N.C | F C | G |
Okay, so you’re a rocket scientist, that don’t impress me much.
| F C | G |
So you got the brain but have you got the touch.
| F C | G |
Don’t get me wrong, yeah I think you’re alright.
| F C | G |
But that won’t keep me warm in the middle of the night.

Instrumental 1

| N.C (A G) | N.C |
That don’t impress me much.
| Am F | C G | Am F | C G |
Aha, yeah, yeah

Verse 2

| Am F | C G |
I never knew a guy who carried a mirror in his pocket.
| Am F | C G |
And a comb up his sleeve-just in case.
| Am F | C G |
And all that extra hold gel in your hair oughta lock it.
| Am F | C G |
‘Cause Heaven forbid it should fall outta place.

Bridge 2

| D A | G |
Oh, oh, so you think you’re something special.
| D A | G |
Oh, oh, you think you’re something else.

Chorus 2

| N.C | N.C | F C | G |
Okay, so you’re Brad Pitt, that don’t impress me much.
| F C | G |
So you got the looks but have you got the touch.
| F C | G |
Don’t get me wrong, yeah I think you’re alright.
| F C | G |
But that won’t keep me warm in the middle of the night.

Instrumental 2 (solo)

| N.C (A G) | N.C |
That don’t impress me much.
||: Am F | C G | Am F | C G :||
Mm, Yeah.

Verse 3

| N.C (Am F) | N.C (C G) |
You’re one of those guys who likes to shine his machine.
| Am F | C G |
You make me take off my shoes before you let me get in.
| Am F | C G |
I can’t believe you kiss your car good night.
| Am F | C G |
Now come on baby tell me, you must be jokin’, right?

Bridge 3

| D A | G |
Oh, oh, so you think you’re something special.
| D A | G |
Oh, oh, you think you’re something else.

Chorus 3

| N.C | N.C | F C | G |
Okay, so you’ve got a car, that don’t impress me much.
| F C | G |
So you got the moves but have you got the touch.
| F C | G |
Don’t get me wrong, yeah I think you’re alright.
| F C | G |
But that won’t keep me warm in the middle of the night.

Chorus 4

| F C | G |
That don’t impress me much (that don’t impress me much). Ah, ah oh no,
| F C | G |
You think you’re cool but have you got the touch.
| F C | G |
Don’t get me wrong, yeah I think you’re alright.
| F C | G | G |
But that won’t keep me warm on the long, cold, lonely night.

Outro

| N.C (A G) | N.C |
That don’t impress me much.
| Am F | C G | Am F | C G | (riff)
Aha, yeah, yeah.
| Am F | C G | Am F | C G | (riff)
Okay, so what do you think you’re Elvis or something. Whatever.
| Am F | C G | Am F | C G | G | (riff)
That don’t impress me.


That Don’t Impress Me Much chords and progressions (lesson preview)

That Don't Impress Me Much + TAB

That Don’t Impress Me Much is a serious lesson in modal interchange and hit songwriting, The chords have so much to teach us, and so does that intro melody!

The key to writing hit melodies, be they vocal or guitar lines, is to hit the strong intervals. When it comes to the intro melody, this is done to perfection.

To learn that intro melody, you must have TAB so let’s talk about the chords instead. The verse is super simple with its VI – IV – I – V in the key of Am on repeat, like this:

||: Am F | C G :||

The bridge is also simple, although it’s not in the same key, if it’s in the key of D, then the Roman numerals are I – V – IV, like this:

||: D A | G :||

The chorus is in the relative major of the verse, so the key of C:

||: F C | G :||

Members get TAB pointing this out in detail as well as a breakdown of all modal interchange tricks that made That Don’t Impress Me Much a hit.

Here’s a link to the full lesson (members only): That Don’t Impress Me Much, guitar lesson with TAB.

Become a member today and get unlimited access to all step-by-step guitar coursesTAB for the songbook, the Self-Eliminating Practice Routine, and the eBook Spytunes Method.

That Don’t Impress Me Much only sold 1 million copies!

One of Shania Twain‘s biggest hits, That Don’t Impress Me Much, is off her enormously successful 1997 album Come On Over.

Produced by her husband Mutt Lang (AC/DC, Def Leppard, Bryan Adams, etc) it sold over a million copies which may sound low for such a big hit.

Perhaps that’s because everyone bought the album, which sold an insane 40 million copies!

On this classic country-pop album, we had another couple of smash hits in Man! I Feel Like A Woman and You’re Still The One.

If you are interested in hit writing you should study the chords and melodies of That Don’t Impress Me Much, as well as the other two hits mentioned, how else do you write something as catchy?


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