Wednesday 26 October 2022

Anti-Hero - Taylor Swift

Piano notes for 'Anti-Hero' by Taylor Swift from her new Midnights album.





Verse 1:

I have this thing where I get older, but just never wiser
Ab  Ab  B    B      F#  F# F# F# E Eb  Db  Eb Db Eb E 

Midnights become my afternoons
Ab Ab        B B     F#  F# F# F#

When my depression works the graveyard shiftall of the people
Ab     Ab     B B F#    F#    F#    F# Eb      Eb  Db Eb Db Eb E 

I've ghosted stand there in the room
Ab    Ab B      B      F#   F# F# F#


Pre-Chorus:

I should not be left to my own devices
E   B       B   B    B B   A   Ab  Ab Ab 

They come with prices and vices
F# F# F# F# F# E Db E E Db 

I end up in crisis
F# F# F# F# E  

(Tale as old as time)

B B B Db B A Ab 

I wake up screaming from dreaming
B   B    B    B  A         Ab    Ab F# 

One day, I'll watch as you're leaving
F#   F#  F#   F#  F #   E     E Db 


'Cause you got tired of my scheming
F#       F#   F#  F#  Ab  E  E   E 


(For the last time)
B      B   Db   B 


Chorus:

It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me
E   Ab   Ab  F#  F#  F# F#  F# E 

At teatime, everybody agrees
E Ab Ab    F# F# F# F# F# E

I'll stare directly at the sun, but never in the mirror
Ab Ab  Ab Ab Ab Ab Ab F# F# F# E F# F# F# E

It must be exhausting always rooting for the anti-hero
E   B     B   B B A       A Ab   F# F# F# F# F# F# F# E


Verse 2:

Sometimes, I feel like everybody   is  a    sexy baby

Ab Ab         B B   F# F# F# F# E Eb Db Eb Db Eb E

And I'm a monster on the hill
Ab  Ab  B  B F#    F# F# F# 

Too big to hang out, slowly lurching toward your favourite city
Ab  Ab B    B    F#  F# F#  F# Eb    Eb       Db  Eb Db Eb E 

Pierced through the heart, but never killed
Ab          Ab       B    B      F#  F# F# F# 



Pre-Chorus:


Did you hear my covert narcissism  I disguise as altruism
B     B     B    B   A Ab  Ab F#
F#F# F# F# F# F# F# E E  E 

Like some kind of congressman?
Ab     F#      F#   F#  E 

(A tale as old as time)
B   B    B  Db B A Ab 

I wake up screaming from dreaming
B   B    B    B A         Ab     Ab F#

One day, I'll watch as you're leaving
F#   F#   F# F#   F#   F#    F# E 

And life will lose all its meaning
E     Db  F#  F# F# F# Ab E E 

(For the last time)
B      B   Db   B 


Chorus:

It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me
E   Ab   Ab  F#  F#  F# F#  F# E 

At teatime, everybody agrees
E Ab Ab    F# F# F# F# F# E

I'll stare directly at the sun, but never in the mirror
Ab Ab  Ab Ab Ab Ab Ab F# F# F# E F# F# F# E

It must be exhausting always rooting for the anti-hero
E   B     B   B B A       A Ab   F# F# F# F# F# F# F# E



Bridge:

I have this dream my daughter-in-law kills me for the money
Ab  Ab  B    B      F#  F# F#   F#  E    Eb  Db  Eb Db Eb E 

She thinks I left them in the will
Ab     Ab   B  B    F#  F# F# F#


The family gathers 'round and reads it
Ab  Ab B    B F#    F#     F#    F# Eb     


And then someone screams out
Eb  Db     Eb Db      Eb     E 

"She's laughing up at us from hell"
Ab        Ab B     B  F# F# F# F#



Breakdown:
It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me
B    E     E  Eb   Eb  Eb Eb   Eb Db  

It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me
B    E     E   Eb Eb   Eb B       B   B 

It's me, hi, everybody agrees, everybody agrees
F#  E    E 
 Ab F# Ab F# E E  F# F# Ab F#  E E 


Chorus:

It's me, hi, I'm the problem, it's me
E   Ab   Ab  F#  F#  F# F#  F# E 

At teatime, everybody agrees
E Ab Ab    F# F# F# F# F# E

I'll stare directly at the sun, but never in the mirror
Ab Ab  Ab Ab Ab Ab Ab F# F# F# E F# F# F# E

It must be exhausting always rooting for the anti-hero
E   B     B   B B A       A Ab   F# F# F# F# F# F# F# E





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 great 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

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