Verse: D This is my street Em I smile at the faces A I’ve known all my life C They regard me with pride D And everyone’s sweet G They say, “you’re going places!” Bm D So how can I say that while I was A Bm away I had so much to hide? A “Hey guys, it’s me! Gb7 The biggest disappointment you Bm know.” G D The kid couldn’t hack it Dm C She’s back and she’s walking real Bm slow. A7 Welcome home D Just breathe Chorus: D A Am Sigue andando el camino G Bb Por toda su vida. A Respira. D A Am G Bb A Breathe Verse: A D As the radio plays Em7 Old forgotten boleros D I think of the days C When this city was mine D I remember the praise A “Ay, te adoro, te quiero,” Bm7 G The neighborhood waved A Said, “Nina, be brave” and Bm “You're gonna be fine!” A And maybe it’s me, Gb7 Bm But it all seems like lifetimes ago G D Dm So what do I say to these faces C Bm That I used to know A “Hey I’m home.” Bridge: Bm A Mira, Nina, D G No me preocupo por ella. Bm They’re not worried about me A D Mira, allí esta nuestra estrella. Gb7 They are all counting on me to Bm succeed. A Ella si da la talla, D Bm I am the one who made it out! G The one who always made the grade Bb But maybe I should have just Stayed home... Bm A When I was a child, I stayed wide G Awake, climbed to the highest place Gb7 On every fire escape, restless Bm To climb G I got every scholarship, saved D Every dollar, the first to go to Gb7 Bm College, how do I tell them why G I’m coming back home? D Gb7 With my eyes on the horizon Bm A G Just me and the gwb asking, D Bb Am “Gee, Nina, What’ll you be?” Verse: D Straighten the spine G Smile for the neighbors D Everything’s fine G Everything’s cool D The standard reply: A “Lots of tests, lots of papers.” Bm G Smile, wave goodbye A Pray to the sky, oh, God! G A Bm What will my parents say? G A Bm Can I go in there and say, G D Dm “I know that I’m letting you down?” Outro, Bm A Nina... D A Am G Bb A7 D Just breathe.