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Intro: Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 

Da Da Da Da

Verse:
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
The smell of your skin lingers on me now
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
You're probably on your flight back to your home town
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
I need some shelter of my own protection baby
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab - hold -
To be with myself and center, clarity
Peace, Serenity

Chorus:
Gb         Db                    Ab
   I hope you know, I hope you know
     Ab                       
   That this has nothing to do with you
Gb         Db                    Ab
   It's personal, myself and I
     Bbm                     
   We've got some straightenin' out to do
Gb             Db                                Ab
   And I'm gonna miss you like a child misses their blanket
     Bbm                     
   But I've got to get a move on with my life
Gb         Db                    Ab
   It's time to be a big girl now
    Ab                        
   And big girls don't cry
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
   Don't cry, Don’t cry, Don’t cry...

Verse:
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
The path that I'm walking, I must go alone
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
I must take the baby steps 'til I'm full grown, full grown
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
Fairytales don't always have a happy ending, do they?
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab - hold it -
And I foresee the dark ahead if I stay

Chorus:
Gb         Db                    Ab
   I hope you know, I hope you know
     Ab                       
   That this has nothing to do with you
Gb         Db                    Ab
   It's personal, myself and I
     Bbm                     
   We've got some straightenin' out to do
Gb             Db                                Ab
   And I'm gonna miss you like a child misses their blanket
     Bbm                     
   But I've got to get a move on with my life
Gb         Db                    Ab
   It's time to be a big girl now
    Ab                        
   And big girls don't cry
   
Verse:
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab
Like the little school mate in the school yard
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 
We'll play jacks and uno cards
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 
I'll be your best friend and you'll be my Valentine
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 
Yes you can hold my hand if you want to
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 
'Cause I want to hold yours too
Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 			Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab 
We'll be playmates and lovers and share our secret worlds

Bridge:
  F                          Bbm  
But it's time for me to go home
  F                      Gb  
It's getting late, dark outside
  F                    
I need to be with myself and center, clarity
Peace, Serenity

Chorus:
Gb         Db                    Ab
   I hope you know, I hope you know
     Ab                       
   That this has nothing to do with you
Gb         Db                    Ab
   It's personal, myself and I
     Bbm                     
   We've got some straightenin' out to do
Gb             Db                                Ab
   And I'm gonna miss you like a child misses their blanket
     Bbm                     
   But I've got to get a move on with my life
Gb         Db                    Ab
   It's time to be a big girl now
    Ab                        
   And big girls don't cry


Outro: Bbm7 Gbadd9 Ab

La Da Da Da Da Da    
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6 Comments

  1. -7

  2. Jenna Goddard

    Can strumming patterns be included with each song? Learning to do so by ear is really hard, because I’ll think I’m doing correct one second and then I get told that I got it all wrong, it’s quite frustrating really.

  3. Grace Ferrara

    for chorus I use DDUD UUDU

  4. Emmalee shnavosky

    Instead of Caad9 I just do C

  5. I end it with a G chord, but I’m not sure it sounds completely right….

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