“Tuyo” (Yours) is a song by Brazilian singer-songwriter Rodrigo Amarante, written and composed for the Netflix original series Narcos. It is a bolero that is sung from the perspective of Pablo Escobar’s mother. The song is about her love for her son, and her fears for his future.

The song’s lyrics are both beautiful and haunting. Amarante uses imagery of fire and water to describe Escobar’s dual nature as both a provider and a criminal. He also sings about Escobar’s mother’s regrets and her hopes for his redemption.

“Tuyo” is a classic example of a bolero, and it is one of the most iconic theme songs in recent television history.

How to play Rodrigo Amarante’s Tuyo from Narcos: a Netflix original series

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The guitar tab is only 2 pages long, and I’ve given you some of the chord shape names (above the tab sections) to keep you calibrated. When you’re staring at similar looking Am and E chords written in tablature form, it’s possible to get mixed up pretty easily.

I decided to use a guitar pick with Tuyo, because I have no right hand strumming technique to speak of. You could just as easily use your thumb, a fingernail, or maybe you have your own technique?

My song structure looks like this, in accordance with the guitar tab:

Intro, Verse, Pre-Chorus, Chorus 2x, Outro.

Enjoy, the guitar tab is available below:

**Rodrigo Aramante’s Tuyo | instrumental guitar

Tuyo is played in standard tuning with a capo on the 4th fret.