Verse 1:
          C           G
"I don't love you anymore"
          Am             F
a pretty line that I adore
     C               G       Am     Asus4
Five words that I've heard before
            C            G
'Cause you keep me on a rope
             Am               F
And tied a noose around my throat
        C             G      Am     Asus4
You're gone then back at my door
 
 
Pre-Chorus:
                 C                                 Em
'Cause if you're gonna leave, better leave, better do it fast
      Am                           F
Can't live a little longer sitting on your lap
       C                                      Em
'Cause you know what you're doin' when you're comin' back
    Am                         F
And I don't wanna have another heart attack
 
 
Chorus:
    -nc-
Oh, I can't be your lover on a leash
                  Am       F
Every other week, when you please
    C Em     Am     F                   C
Oh, I can't be the kiss that you don't need
    Em                Am
The lie between your teeth
 
 
Post-Chorus:
    F               C
The cut that always bleeds
Em      Am
-Ah-ah-ah-
    F               C
The cut that always bleeds
Em      Am       F
-Ah-ah-ah-
 
 
Verse 2:
        C             Em
Say you love somebody new
             Am                 F
Then beat my heart to black and blue
          C               Em           Am       F
Then they leave, and it's me you come back to -Ah-ah-
           C            Em
To say you loved me all along
             Am                   F
And kiss the bruises 'til they're gone
      C                     Em                   Am       F
Bittersweet, 'cause I can't breathe inside your arms
 
 
Pre-Chorus:
                 C                                 Em
'Cause if you're gonna leave, better leave, better do it fast
      Am                           F
Can't live another minute bleedin' from my back
       C                                   Em
'Cause I don't have another one for you to stab
    Am                         F
And I don't wanna have another heart attack
 
 
Chorus:
    -nc-
Oh, I can't be your lover on a leash
                  Am       F
Every other week, when you please
    C Em     Am     F                   C
Oh, I can't be the kiss that you don't need
    Em                Am
The lie between your teeth
 
 
Post-Chorus:
    F               C
The cut that always bleeds
Em      Am
-Ah-ah-ah-
    F               C
The cut that always bleeds
Em      Am    F
-Ah-ah-ah-
 
 
Bridge:
C     Em           Am                 F
-Ooh-ooh-ooh- But even though you're killing me, yeah
C     Em         Am                F
-Ooh-ooh-ooh- I need you like the air I breathe
  C                Em
I need, I need you more than me
  Am                 F
I need you more than anything
C  Em    Am  F
Please, please
 
 
Outro:
-nc-                              C
'Cause I could be your lover on a leash
Em           Am             F
Every other week, when you please
    C Em     Am F            C
Oh, I could be anything you need
   Em                 Am
As long as you don't leave
    F
The cut that always -
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