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Intro: D   D   G

Verse:
Em          G                                   
  Just like Johnny Flynn said, 'the breath I've 
Bm            A                 Em
taken and the one I must' to go on.
                  G                   Bm                  A   Em
Put the grenade pin in your hand, so you understand who's boss.
       G                Bm               A
My defeat sleeps top to toe with her success.

Chorus:
   Em
Oh this is from
A
This is from
                D       G
This is from Matilda
Em        D        G
  And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda
        D        G
And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda

Verse:
          G                                   Bm            A                 
Just like Johnny Flynn said, 'the breath I've taken and the one I must' to go 
Em
on.
                  G                   Bm                   A   Em
Put the grenade pin in your hand, so you understand who's boss.
       G                Bm               A
My defeat sleeps top to toe with her success.

Chorus:
   Em
Oh this is from
A
This is from
                D       G
This is from Matilda

Em        D        G
  And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda
        D        G
And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda
        D        G
And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda
          D      G
Elle a besoin de toi
                 D    Em
cela vient de Matilda


        D        G
And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda
        D        G
And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda


Em        D        G
  And she needs you
               D    Em
This is for Matilda
        D        G
And she needs you
               D
This is for Matilda
A       G           D
This is for Matilda
A       G           D
This is from Matilda
A       G           D
             Matilda
A       G           D
             Matilda
A       G           D
             Matilda 
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5 Comments

  1. Isn’t it “This is for” instead of “This is from”? I’ve always sung it as “This is for”.

    • No actually, it’s based on the movie Leon the Professional. I highly recommend you watch it. At the end he says “This is from Matilda”

  2. claraburton

    its really easy at -2 :)

  3. Oh wow! What a Gem!

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