Gnarls Barkley – Crazy (Instrumental)(Tab)


Gnarls Barkley – Crazy (Tab)

I was halfway towards doing a version of the Patsy Cline Crazy when I heard Don Ross’s cover of the Gnarls Barkley Crazy and decided on that instead. Or maybe as well as; I might do both.

I play this one quite loosely – strumming when the mood takes me and messing around with the verses – so the tab shows the melody and the chords and you can strum as you see fit. It’s also worth hitting a few extra notes along with the melody to keep things going.

There are lots of rapidfire note sections which are quite tricky to play. You could pare these down a bit to make it easier to play and still recognisable.

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  1. crazysteph12 March 11th, 2011 12:11 am

    wow love this song! thanks it sounds awesome!

  2. Vatsal March 11th, 2011 3:38 am

    wow amazing. I was obsessed with the Crazy chords posted on uker tabs and would play the song all the time. This arrangement is great and will keep me busy!

  3. Stewart Greenhill March 11th, 2011 6:31 am

    Sounds great!

    Only problem with this song is that people always get the lyrics wrong. Check out our version from last years Melbourne Ukulele Fest:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKWaizNCEaQ

    Through the din, you should be able to hear the words (“corrections” by Ginny Webb).

    Cheers,
    Stewart

  4. Lyndsey March 11th, 2011 10:12 pm

    WHOOO! You’re awesome.

  5. Paule March 12th, 2011 11:55 am

    I humbly request lambada.

  6. Woodshed March 12th, 2011 12:12 pm

    crazysteph12: Thanks very much.

    Vatsal: I love it too. Particularly this version.

    Stewart: Ha ha ha! Thanks for the link.

    Lyndsey: Cheers.

  7. Kelsey March 13th, 2011 12:31 am

    You should still tab up the Patsy Cline song. Really.

  8. Woodshed March 13th, 2011 11:52 am

    Kelsey: I probably will. It should work well as a simple arrangement.

  9. Kristen March 16th, 2011 6:33 pm

    Bahaa, maybe one day I’ll be able to ukulele like that. That was awesome!

  10. Katie March 17th, 2011 9:55 pm

    This had me mesmerized. Truly awesome.

  11. Woodshed March 21st, 2011 7:37 am

    Kristen: Thanks very much.

    Katie: Thanks, you’re very kind.

  12. Claudio April 1st, 2011 4:16 pm

    I saw Cee Lo Green in concert on Tuesday and he did this song as expected – Disappointingly without a uke though :D

    Me, Lorraine and a few others played his more recent hit ‘Fuck You’ at a drunken jam session last night with a harmonica, 5 ukes and an accordian. What joy!

    Happy days!

  13. Woodshed April 2nd, 2011 9:39 am

    Claudio: Sounds like a blast!

  14. Caitlin May 12th, 2011 2:14 pm

    Great rendition! I look forward to practicing this… glad to also see some room for improv :) Keep up the good work!

  15. Woodshed May 15th, 2011 12:03 pm

    Caitlin: Thanks very much.

  16. Stephanie August 16th, 2011 11:25 pm

    I love this song! I can’t believe I actually got this memorized on the uke! Now my goal is to make it sound as cool as you do. Thanks a million times for this tab :D …. and sorry I just realized I had already commented haha but it’s interesting to see a comment of before I even started practicing this song and one of now that I can play it lol

  17. Woodshed August 17th, 2011 8:07 am

    Stephanie: Congratulations!

  18. khyle August 28th, 2011 9:19 pm

    This is amazing!! ive only just started playing uke and im trying to learn this but i cant get past the second line! any tips?

  19. Woodshed August 30th, 2011 11:50 am

    khyle: Thanks! Do you know how to play pull-offs? You’ll need them for the second bar.

  20. Kelly January 23rd, 2012 10:51 am

    0: Gobsmacked!

  21. Woodshed January 26th, 2012 12:41 pm

    Kelly: Glad you like it.

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