Tuesday, 8 June 2021

1 step forward, 3 steps back - Olivia Rodrigo

Piano notes for '1 step forward, 3 steps back' by Olivia Rodrigo


Verse 1:

Called you on the phone today just to ask you how you were
D         B   D   B    E       F# E    A   A   A   A    G    F# E D 

All I did was speak normally, somehow, I still struck a nerve
D   B  D  B     E       F# E        A  A      A  A     G    F# E D 

You got me f*cked up in the head, boy
D     B    D     B      D  B  D     B     A 

Never doubted myself so much, like, am I pretty? Am I fun, boy?
A  A    A  A      A B     E    D        D    D B  D  B     D   B  D   B A

I hate that I give you power over that kinda stuff
    A         A    A    A     G  G    F# E     E D    D 


Chorus:

It's always one step forward and three steps back
B     D   E    F#    A     E  D    A       B    D     E  F#

I'm the love of your life until I make you mad
D     E    F# F#  A    E   E  E F#  E      D    D 

It's always one step forward and three steps back
B     D E    F#   A      E D      A     B      D     E F#

Do you love me, want me, hate me?
D    E   F#    D    F#   D     F#   D 

Boy, I don't understand, no, I don't understand
E    F#  E       D B A      D F#  G      F# E D 


Verse 2:

And maybe in some masochistic way
D      B D    B    E     E  F#F# E   E 

I kind of find it all exciting
A    A       A   A  G F# E D 

Like, which lover will I get today?
D        B      D B  D  F#  B  B A 

Will you walk me to the door or send me home crying?
E     F#    A   A   A   A    A    B   A     G    F#     E D  



Chorus:

It's always one step forward and three steps back
B     D   E    F#    A     E  D    A       B    D     E  F#

I'm the love of your life until I make you mad
D     E    F# F#  A    E   E  E F#  E      D    D 

It's always one step forward and three steps back
B     D E    F#   A      E D      A     B      D     E F#

Do you love me, want me, hate me?
D    E   F#    D    F#   D     F#   D 

Boy, I don't understand
E    F#  E       D B A      


Bridge:

No, it's back and forth, did I say something wrong?
D     E   F#   F#  F# E  D  E   G   G   G        F#

It's back and forth, going over everything I said
D  E  F#   F#
F# E   D E   E F#  B  D E   F# E

It's back and forth, did I do something wrong?
D     F#  F#  F# E   D  E      G    G      G F#

It's back and forth, maybe this is all your fault instead
D E  F#   F#  F# E   D  E    E   F#    F# B     D E E


Chorus:

It's one step forward and three steps back
B      F# A     E     D A       B     D     E     F#

And I'd leave you, but the rollercoaster's all I've ever had
D    E    F#     F#    F# A   E    E  E  F#    E   D  D  D D

Yeah, it's one step forward and three steps back
 D    E    F#   A    E    D    A     B      D  E F#

Do you love me, want me, hate me?
D    E   F#    D    F#   D     F#   D 


Boy, I don't understand, no, I don't understand
E    F#  E       D B A       D F#  G      F# E D 






About Me

These notes can be used to play the song on many instruments including the keyboard, flute, recorder and piano. The piano/keyboard I use is a Casio CT-S300 , and an older Casio CTK 240 electronic keyboard which are perfect for beginners. I also have a YouTube channel (Mint Music) where I make videos to assist you in your learning. Please feel free to comment any requests and feedback. You can find me on YouTube at:  https://www.youtube.com/c/mintmusic

2 comments:

  1. Could you please do Heart Attack

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  2. Can you please do the Best part / even when from Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Basset 🥺

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