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Intro: F Bb

F                     Bb
Oh, I built a world around you
F                     Bb
Oh, you had me in a dream, 
I lived in every word you said
      C         A
The stars had aligned
                  Dm       C
I thought that I found you
    Bb              C            F     Bb
And I don't wanna love somebody else

F                      Bb
Oh, we left it all unspoken
F                  Bb
Oh, we buried it alive,
And now it's screaming in my head
F                      Bb
Oh, I shouldn't go on hoping
F                              Bb
Oh, that you will change your mind,
And one day we could start again
     C        A                 Dm       C
Well I don't care if loneliness kills me
Bb              C            F     C Dm Bb C Bb
I don't wanna love somebody else

F                            Bb
Oh, I thought that I could change you
F                            Bb                           F
Oh, I thought that we would be the greatest story that I tell
    C             A                   Dm   C
I know that it's time to tell you it's over
    Bb              C            Dm     Bb C F
But I don't wanna love somebody else
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  1. strumming pattern?

  2. anna.meyers

    -5 is definitely the easiest. For beginners it would help a bit if you changed the E to an Em. It doesn’t change drastically.

  3. Mortimara

    Thank you bunches! This is not only one of my favorite songs, but it’s very well transcribed! Great job!

  4. Thank you.

  5. Thank you

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