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Intro:
            H P         
A|-4------------------|
E|----4----1-2-1--1---|
C|--------------------| 
G|-------3----------3-|

Verse 1:
           Ebm
When I was younger I wish
                        B
that I would have known better
Better love makes a fat romance
lasts for more than a shoe
          Gb
shine I'm bolder took all
                Ebm
the words of my mother
                   B
Saying it could be worse
Could be born with that disease
Instead of catching it first

Pre-Verse:
         Gb
So let's go back to the first time
       Bbm
That I met you in your Chevy
          B
With your hands stretched and me 
                  Db
crying screaming "mercy mercy"
      Gb
But I know that I was put here
         Ebm
To fight vikings in the cold war
        B
with my arms out in the front 
         Db
singing "tear me tear me"


Chorus:
             B
These things take time love
             Gb
These things take backbone
            Ebm
And they'll tell you 
what you want to hear
They say it gets 
Db
better better
               B
But you better know how 
                 Gb
to point out the liars
       Ebm
You've got to win 
your wars make sure
You're not fighting 
    Db
for nothing nothing
Are you fighting for 
B              B - hold -
nothing nothing


Verse 2:
                   Ebm
It feels like this world has 
                      B
been growing slowly upside down
Maybe I should move to China
straighten this mess out
                Ebm
Maybe I'll be a poet watch 
                   B
all the sky for falling words
Write about my grandma's curtains
Or the lady who put the 
chinese buffet in her purse


Pre-Verse:
         Ebm
I've got my mouth it's a weapon
     Bbm
It's bombshell it's a cannon
         B
I've got my words I won't
          Db
give them mercy mercy


Chorus:
             B
These things take time love
             Gb
These things take backbone
            Ebm
And they'll tell you 
what you want to hear
They say it gets 
Db
better better
               B
But you better know how 
                 Gb
to point out the liars
       Ebm
You've got to win 
your wars make sure
You're not fighting 
    Db
for nothing nothing
Are you fighting for 
B              B - hold -
nothing nothing


Solo: Ebm - Db - B - Bb - x2 -, B - Db


Bridge:
     Ebm - hold -
I've got my words
       Gb - hold -
I hope they hurt you
       B - hold -
I hope they scar you
I hope they will hear you
            Ebm
I hope they cut you open
make you seal the warn
    Bbm
For all the wrong
Gb
reasons make you see
that some things were
      Bbm
worth bruising for
Gb
Make you see that your 
             Bbm
name is your honor code
Gb
Make you see that your
               Bbm
hands you're accounted for
Gb
They can choose where your
              Bbm
sweat and you blood will
   Gb
go Make you see your life's
          Bbm
not to be lived alone
Gb
Run the strip through your hair
             Db
You're worth nothing nothing


Chorus 2:
             B
These things take time love
             Gb
These things take backbone
            Ebm
And they'll tell you 
what you want to hear
They say it gets 
Db
better better
               B
But you better know how 
                 Gb
to point out the liars
       Ebm
You've got to win 
your wars make sure
You're not fighting 
    Db
for nothing nothing
Are you fighting for
             B
These things take time love
             Gb
These things take backbone
            Ebm
And they'll tell you 
what you want to hear
They say it gets 
Db
better better
               B
But you better know how 
                 Gb
to point out the liars
       Ebm
You've got to win 
your wars make sure
You're not fighting 
    Db
for nothing nothing
Are you fighting for 
B - hold -       Bm - hold -
nothing nothing    
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