Chorus:
Cm                            Fm7
Why can't you want me like the other boys do?
Gm7                   Ebmaj7
They stare at me while I stare at you
Cm                  Fm7
Why can't I keep you safe as my own?
Gm7                       Ebmaj7
One moment I have you, the next, you are gone
Cm                    Fm7
Rehearsed steps on an empty stage
Gm7                         Ebmaj7
That boy's got my heart in a silver cage
Cm                             Fm7
Why can't you want me like the other boys do?
Gm7                   Ebmaj7
They stare at me while I crave you
 
Verse 1:
Cm                     Fm7         Gm7
I walked into the room dripping in gold
Ebmaj7
Yeah, dripping in gold
Cm                     Fm7         Gm7
I walked into the room dripping in gold
Ebmaj7
Dripping in gold
Cm                  Fm7         Gm7
A wave of heads did turn, or so I've been told
Ebmaj7
Or so I've been told
Cm                    Fm7                    Gm7
My heart broke when I saw you kept your gaze controlled
Ebmaj7
Oh, I cannot solve
 
Chorus:
Cm                             Fm7
Why can't you want me like the other boys do?
Gm7                   Ebmaj7
They stare at me while I stare at you
Cm                   Fm7
Why can't I keep you safe as my own?
Gm7                       Ebmaj7
One moment I have you, the next, you are gone
Cm                    Fm7
Rehearsed steps on an empty stage
Gm7                         Ebmaj7
That boy's got my heart in a silver cage
Cm                             Fm7
Why can't you want me like the other boys do?
Gm7                   Ebmaj7
They stare at me while I crave you
 
Interlude -x2-: Cm Fm7 Gm7 Ebmaj7
 
Bridge:
Cm         Fm7            Gm7   Ebmaj7
Let's just stop and think before I lose faith
Cm     Fm7           Gm7   Ebmaj7
Surely I can't fall, into a game of chess
Cm                        Fm7
Around his little finger, that boy has got me curled
Gm7                         Ebmaj7
I try to reach out, but he's in his own world
Cm                          Fm7
This boy's got my head tied in knots with all his games
Gm7                              Ebmaj7
I simply want him more because he looks the other way
 
Chorus:
Cm                             Fm7
Why can't you want me like the other boys do?
Gm7                   Ebmaj7
They stare at me while I stare at you
Cm                   Fm7
Why can't I keep you safe as my own?
Gm7                       Ebmaj7
One moment I have you, the next, you are gone
Cm                    Fm7
Rehearsed steps on an empty stage
Gm7                         Ebmaj7
That boy's got my heart in a silver cage
Cm                             Fm7
Why can't you want me like the other boys do?
Gm7                   Ebmaj7
They stare at me while I crave you
 
Outro -x2-: Cm Fm7 Gm7 Ebmaj7
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