Verse 1:
       Eb                                          Ab
It's a quarter past midnight as we cut through the city -yeah, yeah, yeah-
    Eb                                              Ab
The streets are getting restless, good times, bad decisions -yeah, yeah-
       Eb                                       Ab
It's a quarter past midnight and the sirens are mending some hearts
              Eb                                               Ab
But we're the losers on the back seats singing "Love Will Tear Us Apart"
 

                    Eb                         Ab
It's a quarter past midnight, still avoiding tomorrow
                    Eb                               Ab
It's a quarter past midnight, but we're just getting going
 
Chorus 1:
   Ab                Eb
We keep on running, running through a red light
Bb                            Cm
Like we're trying to burn the night away
 Ab                 Eb
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh
 Bb                 Cm
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh oh
 

Ab                  Eb
This is my favorite part, oh
Bb                   Cm
Help me piece it all together darling
Ab               Eb
Before it falls apart, oh
Bb                   -nc-
Help me piece it all together
 
Verse 2:
       Eb                                         Ab
It's a quarter past midnight and the speakers are blowing -yeah, yeah-
            Eb                                           Ab
We want the bodies on the billboards, not the lives underneath them -yeah, yeah, yeah-
              Eb                                     Ab
And now we're crawling up the walls again and it's a quarter past twelve
        Eb                                               Ab
And you said we'd leave this place in dust and fall from heaven straight through hell
                          Eb                         Ab
We never know what we have, we never knew what we had
 
Chorus 2:
   Ab                Eb
We keep on running, running through a red light
Bb                            Cm
Like we're trying to burn the night away
 Ab                 Eb
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh
 Bb                 Cm
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh oh
 

 Ab           Eb
Why we always chasing after something
Bb                          Cm
Like we trying to throw our lives away
 Ab                 Eb
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh
 Bb                 Cm
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh oh
 

Ab                  Eb
This is my favorite part, oh
Bb                   Cm
Help me piece it all together darling
Ab               Eb
Before it falls apart, oh
Bb                   -nc-
Help me piece it all together
 
Bridge:
Eb                Ab
I can't remember, I can't remember
Eb                Ab
I can't remember, I can't remember
 
Verse 3:
       Eb                                   Ab
It's a quarter past midnight and the secrets are flowing
    Eb                                         Ab
Our lips are getting looser, I don't know what I'm saying
                         Eb
We never knew what we had, never know what I've had
 
Chorus 3:
   Ab                Eb
We keep on running, running through a red light
Bb                            Cm
Like we're trying to burn the night away
 Ab                 Eb
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh
 Bb                 Cm
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh oh
 

 Ab           Eb
Why we always chasing after something
Bb                          Cm
Like we trying to throw our lives away
 Ab                 Eb
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh
 Bb                 Cm
Away-ay-ay, away-ay-ay, oh oh
 

Ab                  Eb
This is my favorite parts, oh
Bb                   Cm
Help me piece it all together darling
Ab               Eb
Before it falls apart, oh
Bb                   -nc-
Help me piece it all together
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