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Intro: Ebm7 Badd9 Db 

Da Da Da Da

Verse:
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
The smell of your skin lingers on me now
Ebm7 Badd9 Db			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
You're probably on your flight back to your home town
Ebm7 Badd9 Db			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
I need some shelter of my own protection baby
Ebm7 Badd9 Db			Ebm7 Badd9 Db - hold -
To be with myself and center, clarity
Peace, Serenity

Chorus:
B         Gb                    Db
   I hope you know, I hope you know
     Db                       
   That this has nothing to do with you
B         Gb                    Db
   It's personal, myself and I
     Ebm                     
   We've got some straightenin' out to do
B             Gb                                Db
   And I'm gonna miss you like a child misses their blanket
     Ebm                     
   But I've got to get a move on with my life
B         Gb                    Db
   It's time to be a big girl now
    Db                        
   And big girls don't cry
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
   Don't cry, Don’t cry, Don’t cry...

Verse:
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
The path that I'm walking, I must go alone
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
I must take the baby steps 'til I'm full grown, full grown
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
Fairytales don't always have a happy ending, do they?
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db - hold it -
And I foresee the dark ahead if I stay

Chorus:
B         Gb                    Db
   I hope you know, I hope you know
     Db                       
   That this has nothing to do with you
B         Gb                    Db
   It's personal, myself and I
     Ebm                     
   We've got some straightenin' out to do
B             Gb                                Db
   And I'm gonna miss you like a child misses their blanket
     Ebm                     
   But I've got to get a move on with my life
B         Gb                    Db
   It's time to be a big girl now
    Db                        
   And big girls don't cry
   
Verse:
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db
Like the little school mate in the school yard
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db 
We'll play jacks and uno cards
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db 
I'll be your best friend and you'll be my Valentine
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db 
Yes you can hold my hand if you want to
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db 
'Cause I want to hold yours too
Ebm7 Badd9 Db 			Ebm7 Badd9 Db 
We'll be playmates and lovers and share our secret worlds

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

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


Outro: Ebm7 Badd9 Db

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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