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Intro: D

  D         A                          D
And in the middle of the night, I may watch you go
 D               A                                  D
There'll be no value in the strength of walls that I'll have grown
                 G              Bm           Bm  A    G
There'll be no comfort in the shade of the shadows thrown
         A    D             A  D
But I'll be yours if you'll be mine


                D         G        D
Stretch out my life and pick the seams out
               D          G       A        Bm  
Take what you like, but close my ears and eyes
  G        D      A  D      A D            
Watch me stumble over and over 


D                      G          D
I have done wrong, so build your tower
 D                   G      A          Bm 
But call me home and I will build a throne
    G        D        A  D  A D
And wash my eyes out never again

Chorus:
D                       G 
But love the one you hold
                  A 
And I'll be your goal
                Bm 
To have and to hold
                   D
a lover of the light

Verse: 
D                   G         D
Skin too tight and eyes like marbles
D                    G       A     Bm
You spin me high so watch me as I glide
G         D       A D     A D 
Before I tumble homeward homeward


D                     G       D
I know I've tried, I was not stable
D                   G       A        Bm
Flawed my pride, I miss my sanguine eyes
    G       D           A  D         A D
So hold my hands up, breathe in an' breathe out 

Chorus:
D                     G
But love the one you hold
                  A
And I'll be your goal
                Bm
To have and to hold
                D
a lover of the light

Interlude D Bm   D Bm   D

  D         A                         D
And in the middle of the night, I may watch you go
 D                A                                D
There'll be no value in the strength of walls that I'll have grown
                 G              Bm           Bm  A    G
There'll be no comfort in the shade of the shadows thrown
G                        Bm            Bm     A    G
You may not trust the promises of the change I'll show
          A  D              A D
But I'll be yours if you'll be mine

Interlude -x3-: D Bm

Chorus:
D                   G
So love the one you hold
                     A
And I will be your goal
               Bm
To have and to hold
                 D
a lover of the light


D                    G
So love the one you hold
                   A
And I will be your goal
                Bm
To have and to hold
                D
a lover of the light
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3 Comments

  1. I noticed a couple small errors in the lyrics, and I’m being really picky, but: goal in the chorus should be gold, the last line of the repeated verse should be “I’d” and “you’d” instead of “I’ll” and “you’ll” (I think), the first line of the third verse is “I had done wrong, you built your tower”, and in the fifth verse, I believe they say “flawed by” instead of “flawed my”. Thank you very, very much. This site is always great – it’s the best out there for chords. Sorry for being so picky!!!

  2. If you change the second Bm in the third line of the first and last verses to a D, it sounds better I think (the repeated verse that opens the song and is different from the others) :)

  3. I’m so happy this song is on here!!! I absolutely adore it :D I haven’t tried it yet, but just looking at the chords so far, 0, +5, -2 and -5 are the easiest (+5 and -2 being easier than the other two).

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