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Intro -synth, x2-: D  G

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

Pre-Chorus:
          G            Gb
Just like most falling head in
       Em              Gb     A
Til my ghost fills the bed in

Chorus:
           D         G
So lift it up like a banner
        D       Gbm
Hold it up over me
        Bm           G
If this war is never ending
            A
I take this love
          D
down with me
               G
-Like a banner-
D                G
  -Like a banner-

Verse:
D
I don't need fate 

to give it time
Em
Doesn't take pain 
               Gbm
to change your mind
D
No weapon can sever 
              Em
the soul from me

Pre-Chorus:
        G
Not the sorceress 
        Gb
not the money
       Em
All my cleverness 
       Gb      A
all my cunning

Chorus:
           D         G
So lift it up like a banner
        D       Gbm
Hold it up over me
        Bm           G
If this war is never ending
            A
I take this love
          D
down with me
               G
-Like a banner-
D                G
  -Like a banner-

Bridge:
D
It's around me in

my surroundings
Em
It counts me when it 

starts the counting
D
In the chaos 

there is a standard
Gbm
I'm carrying it 

like a banner
D
It's around me in

my surroundings
Em
It kills me when it 

starts the counting
D
In the chaos 

there is a standard
Gbm
I'm carrying it 

like a banner

Chorus:
           D         G
So lift it up like a banner
        D       Gbm
Hold it up over me
        Bm           G
If this war is never ending
            A
I take this love
          D
down with me
               G
-Like a banner-
        D       Gbm
Hold it up over me
        Bm           G
If this war is never ending
            A
I take this love
          D
down with me
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2 Comments

  1. Dancingfreckles

    +6 is easiest :)

  2. I love this! Thank you!

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