Artist Cage The Elephant
Album Melophobia
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Intro -x2-: D  Bm  Gbm  A
 
Verse 1:
     D
In a far and distant galaxy
  Bm
Inside my telescope I see
  Gbm
a pair of eyes peer back at me
   A
He walks and talks and looks like me
D
Sits around inside his house
     Bm
From room to room he moves about
Gbm
Fills his life with pointless things
    A                        D
And wonders how it all turns out.
            Bm
Do do do do   do
            Gbm
Do do do do   do
     A
It's safe to say that
 
Chorus:
D                      Gbm
I don't think you understand!
                  Em
There's nowhere left to turn
  A
Walls keep breaking
 
D                           Gbm
Time is like a leaf in the wind
             Em
Either it's time well spent
   A
Or time I've wasted, don't waste it.
 
Interlude: D Bm Gbm A
 
Verse 2:
  D
Afraid of what the truth might bring
   Bm
He locks his doors and never leaves
Gbm
Desperately searching for signs
    A
Too terrified, to find a thing
  D
He battens all the hatches down
    Bm
And wonders why he hears no sounds
 Gbm
Frantically searching his dreams
   A                      D
He wonders what it's all about
            Bm
Do do do do   do
            Gbm
Do do do do   do
     A
It's safe to say that
 
Chorus:
D                      Gbm
I don't think you understand!
                Em
There's nowhere left to turn
A
Walls keep breaking
 
D                          Gbm
Time is like a leaf in the wind
             Em
Either it's time well spent
   A
or time I've wasted.
 
Solo:
D  Dbm  D  G  D
D  Dbm  D  G  D
Dbm D E Gbm G
Gbm A G Gb A
 
Bridge:
D
Here in my mind, losing my friends
Gbm
Fall on my face do it again.
    Em
You say how, do, you do.
A
  Man, how 'bout you? Man, how 'bout you?
D
  To be free, to be sold
Gbm
  To be killed, to be saved
Em
  In my head, I'm alone
A
  I'm not dead, I'm ashamed
D
  Just like you, I've been tryin'
Gbm
  To escape, in my bones
Em
  I feel cold, I give thanks
A
  To the lord, industry
D
  In this street, let me go
Gbm
  Let me be, I don't need
Em
  To be here, I'm alone
A
  Can't you see? Can't you see?
 
Chorus:
D                      Gbm
I don't think you understand!
                  Em
There's nowhere left to turn
A
Walls keep breaking
 

D                          Gbm
Time is like a leaf in the wind
             Em
Either it's time well spent
    A
or time I've wasted, don't waste it.
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hoe4bananabread

so underated tho

black madonna

I know right??

girl

strumming pattern?

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