Verse 1:
          E           B
"I don't love you anymore"
          Dbm             A
a pretty line that I adore
     E               B       Dbm     Dbsus4
Five words that I've heard before
            E            B
'Cause you keep me on a rope
             Dbm               A
And tied a noose around my throat
        E             B      Dbm     Dbsus4
You're gone then back at my door
 
 
Pre-Chorus:
                 E                                 Abm
'Cause if you're gonna leave, better leave, better do it fast
      Dbm                           A
Can't live a little longer sitting on your lap
       E                                      Abm
'Cause you know what you're doin' when you're comin' back
    Dbm                         A
And I don't wanna have another heart attack
 
 
Chorus:
    -nc-
Oh, I can't be your lover on a leash
                  Dbm       A
Every other week, when you please
    E Abm     Dbm     A                   E
Oh, I can't be the kiss that you don't need
    Abm                Dbm
The lie between your teeth
 
 
Post-Chorus:
    A               E
The cut that always bleeds
Abm      Dbm
-Ah-ah-ah-
    A               E
The cut that always bleeds
Abm      Dbm       A
-Ah-ah-ah-
 
 
Verse 2:
        E             Abm
Say you love somebody new
             Dbm                 A
Then beat my heart to black and blue
          E               Abm           Dbm       A
Then they leave, and it's me you come back to -Ah-ah-
           E            Abm
To say you loved me all along
             Dbm                   A
And kiss the bruises 'til they're gone
      E                     Abm                   Dbm       A
Bittersweet, 'cause I can't breathe inside your arms
 
 
Pre-Chorus:
                 E                                 Abm
'Cause if you're gonna leave, better leave, better do it fast
      Dbm                           A
Can't live another minute bleedin' from my back
       E                                   Abm
'Cause I don't have another one for you to stab
    Dbm                         A
And I don't wanna have another heart attack
 
 
Chorus:
    -nc-
Oh, I can't be your lover on a leash
                  Dbm       A
Every other week, when you please
    E Abm     Dbm     A                   E
Oh, I can't be the kiss that you don't need
    Abm                Dbm
The lie between your teeth
 
 
Post-Chorus:
    A               E
The cut that always bleeds
Abm      Dbm
-Ah-ah-ah-
    A               E
The cut that always bleeds
Abm      Dbm    A
-Ah-ah-ah-
 
 
Bridge:
E     Abm           Dbm                 A
-Ooh-ooh-ooh- But even though you're killing me, yeah
E     Abm         Dbm                A
-Ooh-ooh-ooh- I need you like the air I breathe
  E                Abm
I need, I need you more than me
  Dbm                 A
I need you more than anything
E  Abm    Dbm  A
Please, please
 
 
Outro:
-nc-                              E
'Cause I could be your lover on a leash
Abm           Dbm             A
Every other week, when you please
    E Abm     Dbm A            E
Oh, I could be anything you need
   Abm                 Dbm
As long as you don't leave
    A
The cut that always -
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