Intro: F C F C G F  C
 
Verse 1:
        F                          C
There's something about you in the moonlight
         Am         G             F
But your eyes go so well with the day
F                        C     C/B
You won't let go of your layers
         Am        G         F
But your power can strip me away
 
Pre-Chorus:
     Am
It's easier for us to hide
   G
If you come out, then so will I
C                                F
  Promise that I'll meet you halfway
       Am
'Cause I see every part of you
    G
And I can tell you see me, too
C                            E7
  By the way that you say my name
 
Chorus:
        F      C
I am an honest man
G             Am
Why can't you take my hand?
    C            G                                F
I'm not what you planned but, I'm a safe place to land
        F         C
I am an honest man
 
Verse 2:
F                     C
You're so afraid of tomorrow
   Am             G          F
So you build your walls up today
F                             C    C/B
You won't believe that you're ready
    Am             G       F
But I'd never lead you astray
 
Pre-Chorus:
     Am
It's easier for us to hide
   G
If you come out, then so will I
C                                F
  Promise that I'll meet you halfway
       Am
'Cause I see every part of you
    G
And I can tell you see me, too
C                            E7
  By the way that you say my name
 
Chorus:
        F      C
I am an honest man
G             Am
Why can't you take my hand?
    C            G                                F
I'm not what you planned but, I'm a safe place to land
        F      C
I am an honest man
            G                  F
See me as I am, show me that I can
               F         C
You make me an honest man
 
Bridge:
  F
I know I played with hearts before
      G
Don't have a heart to play with yours
  E7                          Am   G
I only swear to do the best I can
       F
'Cause when you put your trust in me
    E7
How beautiful our love could be
   Am             G      F
If only you would take a chance
 
Chorus:
        F        C
I am an honest man
G              Am
  Why won't you take my hand?
    C            G                                F
I'm not what you planned but, I'm a safe place to land
        F         -nc-
I am an honest man
        F         C
I am an honest man
G             Am
Why won't you hold my hand?
    C            G                            F
I'm not what you planned, I'm a safe place to land
        F         C
I am an honest man
            G                  F
See me as I am, show me that I can
               F         C
You make me an honest man
 
Outro:
                G               F
I've said all I can, I am who I am
            F         C
And I am an honest man
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