Verse 1:
Em
G          C    Bm
Time it took us
Em              G
To where the water was
C               Bm      Em
That's what the water gave me
G              C     Bm
And time goes quicker
Em            G
Between the two of us
C      Bm            Em
Oh, my love, don't forsake me
G                    Am
Take what the water gave me

Chorus:
        Am       Em
Lay me down
        G      D
Let the only sound
       Am          Em
Be the overflow
         G          D
Pockets full of stones
        Am       Em
Lay me down
        G     D
Let the only sound
       Am  Em  G     Bm
Be the ooooverflow

Verse 2:
Em
    G       C     Bm
And oh poor Atlas
            Em               G
The world's a beast of a burden
             C      Bm   Em
You've been holding on a long time
    G         C         Bm
And all this longing
        Em          G
And the ships are left to rust
C               Bm    Am
That's what the water gave us

Chorus:
        Am       Em
Lay me down
        G      D
Let the only sound
       Am          Em
Be the overflow
         G          D
Pockets full of stones
        Am       Em
Lay me down
        G     D
Let the only sound
       Am  Em  G     Bm
Be the ooooverflow

Bridge:
                       Am
'Cause they took your loved ones
                        Em
But returned them in exchange for you
                          C                D
But would you have it any other way?
          Am          C
Would you have it any other way?
           D              Am
You could have had it any other way

Verse 3:
Em
                 G        C       Bm
'Cause she's a crueller mistress
        Em       G
And the bargain must be made
   C              Bm     Em
But oh, my love, don't forget me
    G                C         Bm    Am
But I let the water take me



Chorus:
       Am       Em
Lay me down
        G      D
Let the only sound
       Am          Em
Be the overflow
         G          D
Pockets full of stones
        Am       Em
Lay me down
        G     D
Let the only sound
       Am  Em  C     D
Be the ooooverflow

Chorus:
       Am       Em
Lay me down
        G      D
Let the only sound
       C          Em
Be the overflow
         G          D
Pockets full of stones
        Am       Em
Lay me down
        G     D
Let the only sound
       C  Em  G    G
Be the ooooverflow    
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