Intro -x2-: Db Bbm Fm
 
Verse:
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Theodosia writes me a letter every day
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I'm keeping the bed warm while her husband is away
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He's on the British side in Georgia
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He's trying to keep the colonies in line
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But he can keep all of Georgia
    Fm
Theodosia, she's mine
 
Chorus:
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Love doesn't discriminate between the sinners and the saints, it takes and it takes and it takes
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And we keep loving anyway, we laugh and we cry and we break and we make our mistakes
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And if there's a reason I'm by her side when so many have tried
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Then I'm willing to wait for it
               Ab
I'm willing to wait for it
 
Verse:
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My grandfather was a fire and brimstone preacher
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But there are things that the homilies and hymns won't teach ya
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My mother was a genius
   Fm
My father commanded respect
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When they died they left no instructions
Fm
Just a legacy to protect
 
Chorus:
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Death doesn't discriminate between the sinners and the saints, it takes and it takes and it takes
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We keep living anyway, we rise and we fall and we break and we make our mistakes
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And if there's a reason I'm still alive while everyone who loves me has died
               Bbm         Gb
I'm willing to wait for it
               Ab
I'm willing to wait for it
 
Bridge:
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-Wait for it, wait for it-
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I am the one thing in life I can control
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I am inimitable, I am an original
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I'm not falling behind or running late
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I'm not standing still, I am lying in wait
 

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Hamilton faces an endless uphill climb
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He has something to prove, he has nothing to lose
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Hamilton's pace is relentless, he wastes no time
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What is it like in his shoes?
 

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Hamilton doesn't hesitate, he exhibits no restraint and he takes and he takes and he takes
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And he keeps winning anyway, changes the game he plays and he raises the stakes
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And if there's a reason he seems to thrive when so few survive, then goddamnit
               Bbm         Gb
I'm willing to wait for it
               Db
I'm willing to wait for it
 

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Life doesn't discriminate between the sinners and the saints, it takes and it takes and it takes
Bbm                  Gb               Db                       Ab
We keep living anyway, we rise and we fall and we break and we make our mistakes
    Bbm                 Gb                    Db                Ab
And if there's a reason I'm still alive while so many have died, then I'm willing to—
 

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       Wait for it
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       Wait for it
 
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