Shape of my Heart, my own guitar rendition in Drop D tuning

“Shape of My Heart” is a song by Sting from his album “Ten Summoner’s Tales”, released in 1993.
The song was co-written by guitarist Dominic Miller.

This transcription was born during a guitar lesson: one of my students asks me a simple version of this famous song.

So, we have realized a first transcription of the piece using this Dominic Miller’s video on Youtube:

and the first version is pretty simple

but it lacks “depth”: how to improve the rendition?
Simple, adding a bass line!

So, we have tuned the 6th string to D and applyed some changes to the original fingering.

And this is the result:

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