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Intro: Bb Eb

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


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


Bb                            Eb
Oh, I thought that I could change you
Bb                            Eb                           Bb
Oh, I thought that we would be the greatest story that I tell
    F             D                   Gm   F
I know that it's time to tell you it's over
    Eb              F            Gm     Eb F Bb
But I don't wanna love somebody else
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7 Comments

  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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