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Intro -synth, x2-: Bb  Eb

Verse:
Bb
Maybe it's bricks and mortar now
Cm                         Dm
Whether or not they run it down
Bb
I don't want anything 
              Cm        Dm
to shake that shape away
Bb
No one told us which way to come
Cm                  Dm
Nobody mapped oblivion
Bb                        Cm
So I go growing roses in disarray

Pre-Chorus:
          Eb            D
Just like most falling head in
       Cm              D     F
Til my ghost fills the bed in

Chorus:
           Bb         Eb
So lift it up like a banner
        Bb       Dm
Hold it up over me
        Gm           Eb
If this war is never ending
            F
I take this love
          Bb
down with me
               Eb
-Like a banner-
Bb                Eb
  -Like a banner-

Verse:
Bb
I don't need fate 

to give it time
Cm
Doesn't take pain 
               Dm
to change your mind
Bb
No weapon can sever 
              Cm
the soul from me

Pre-Chorus:
        Eb
Not the sorceress 
        D
not the money
       Cm
All my cleverness 
       D      F
all my cunning

Chorus:
           Bb         Eb
So lift it up like a banner
        Bb       Dm
Hold it up over me
        Gm           Eb
If this war is never ending
            F
I take this love
          Bb
down with me
               Eb
-Like a banner-
Bb                Eb
  -Like a banner-

Bridge:
Bb
It's around me in

my surroundings
Cm
It counts me when it 

starts the counting
Bb
In the chaos 

there is a standard
Dm
I'm carrying it 

like a banner
Bb
It's around me in

my surroundings
Cm
It kills me when it 

starts the counting
Bb
In the chaos 

there is a standard
Dm
I'm carrying it 

like a banner

Chorus:
           Bb         Eb
So lift it up like a banner
        Bb       Dm
Hold it up over me
        Gm           Eb
If this war is never ending
            F
I take this love
          Bb
down with me
               Eb
-Like a banner-
        Bb       Dm
Hold it up over me
        Gm           Eb
If this war is never ending
            F
I take this love
          Bb
down with me
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2 Comments

  1. Dancingfreckles

    +6 is easiest :)

  2. I love this! Thank you!

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