Nobody Does It Better

Thom Yorke claims that this is the sexiest song ever written...

Words & Music:

Marvin Hamlisch & Carole Bayer Sager

A      Am      E       A             Am          E

Nobody does it better, makes me feel sad for the rest.

A      Am      G#     C#m           F#    B          E  [E lick here]

Nobody does it half as good as you, baby, you're the best.

 

E        G#           A           Am

I wasn't looking, but somehow you found me.

E          G#             A    Am

I tried to hide from your love light.

E                G      A            Am

But like heaven above me the spy who loved me

   G#      C#m    F#      B      E    E7

Is keeping all my secrets safe tonight.

 

And nobody does it better, though sometimes I wish someone could.

Nobody does it quite the way you do; why’d you have to be so good?

 

The way that you hold me, whenever you hold me,

There's some kind of magic inside you.

That keeps me from running; but just keep it coming.

How'd you learn to do the things you do?

 

And nobody does it better; makes me feel sad for the rest.

Nobody does it half as good as you.

Baby, baby, oh, yeah, you're the best!

 

E(1)  E(4)   A          Am

Ba----by--!  You're the best!  [repeat as often as you want]

 

[end on intro lick, without adding the 7th at the end]

 

Intro version 1:                                  Intro version 2:

E--------7------------------------------------| |-4-7-4-6-3---6-5-2---5-4-------|

B---9------9-11-8---11-10-7--7--9---9-(9)-9---| |-5---------5-------4---5-5-4-3-|

G---9-------------9--------8----9---9--8--7---| |-------------------------------|

D---------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------|

A---------------------------------------------| |-------------------------------|

E---0----0------------------------------------| |-0-----------------------------|

 

E--x--7-----6--------6--5--------5--4--|

B--9-----9-----8-----------7--------5--|

G--9--------------9-----------8--------|

D--0-----------------------------------|

A--x-----------------------------------|

E--0-----------------------------------|





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