Verse 1:
          Eb           Bb
"I don't love you anymore"
          Cm             Ab
a pretty line that I adore
     Eb               Bb       Cm     Csus4
Five words that I've heard before
            Eb            Bb
'Cause you keep me on a rope
             Cm               Ab
And tied a noose around my throat
        Eb             Bb      Cm     Csus4
You're gone then back at my door
 
 
Pre-Chorus:
                 Eb                                 Gm
'Cause if you're gonna leave, better leave, better do it fast
      Cm                           Ab
Can't live a little longer sitting on your lap
       Eb                                      Gm
'Cause you know what you're doin' when you're comin' back
    Cm                         Ab
And I don't wanna have another heart attack
 
 
Chorus:
    -nc-
Oh, I can't be your lover on a leash
                  Cm       Ab
Every other week, when you please
    Eb Gm     Cm     Ab                   Eb
Oh, I can't be the kiss that you don't need
    Gm                Cm
The lie between your teeth
 
 
Post-Chorus:
    Ab               Eb
The cut that always bleeds
Gm      Cm
-Ah-ah-ah-
    Ab               Eb
The cut that always bleeds
Gm      Cm       Ab
-Ah-ah-ah-
 
 
Verse 2:
        Eb             Gm
Say you love somebody new
             Cm                 Ab
Then beat my heart to black and blue
          Eb               Gm           Cm       Ab
Then they leave, and it's me you come back to -Ah-ah-
           Eb            Gm
To say you loved me all along
             Cm                   Ab
And kiss the bruises 'til they're gone
      Eb                     Gm                   Cm       Ab
Bittersweet, 'cause I can't breathe inside your arms
 
 
Pre-Chorus:
                 Eb                                 Gm
'Cause if you're gonna leave, better leave, better do it fast
      Cm                           Ab
Can't live another minute bleedin' from my back
       Eb                                   Gm
'Cause I don't have another one for you to stab
    Cm                         Ab
And I don't wanna have another heart attack
 
 
Chorus:
    -nc-
Oh, I can't be your lover on a leash
                  Cm       Ab
Every other week, when you please
    Eb Gm     Cm     Ab                   Eb
Oh, I can't be the kiss that you don't need
    Gm                Cm
The lie between your teeth
 
 
Post-Chorus:
    Ab               Eb
The cut that always bleeds
Gm      Cm
-Ah-ah-ah-
    Ab               Eb
The cut that always bleeds
Gm      Cm    Ab
-Ah-ah-ah-
 
 
Bridge:
Eb     Gm           Cm                 Ab
-Ooh-ooh-ooh- But even though you're killing me, yeah
Eb     Gm         Cm                Ab
-Ooh-ooh-ooh- I need you like the air I breathe
  Eb                Gm
I need, I need you more than me
  Cm                 Ab
I need you more than anything
Eb  Gm    Cm  Ab
Please, please
 
 
Outro:
-nc-                              Eb
'Cause I could be your lover on a leash
Gm           Cm             Ab
Every other week, when you please
    Eb Gm     Cm Ab            Eb
Oh, I could be anything you need
   Gm                 Cm
As long as you don't leave
    Ab
The cut that always -
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