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Intro: Em   G   C   D


Em      G       C         D
    So long to all my friends,
      Em       G        C     D
Every one of them met tragic ends,
Em       G     C       D
   With every passing day,
        Em    G    C      D
I'd be lying if I didn’t say,
        C               D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4
That I miss them all tonight
             C             D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4
And if they only knew what I would say


   Em       G       C     D
If I could be with you tonight
         Em           G
I would sing you to sleep,
       C                 D
Never let them take the light behind your eyes
Em       G         C         D
    One day, I'll lose this fight
       Em          G            C
As we fade in the dark, just remember
         D                Em     G     C    D
you will always burn as bright


Em          G         C       D
     Be strong, and hold my hand.
          Em       G          C      D
Time, it comes for us, you'll understand.
Em          G       C     D
     We'll say goodbye today,
           Em    G      C         D
And we're sorry how it ends this way
         C             D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4
If you promise not to cry
        C                 D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4  -  D  -  Dsus4
I will tell you just what I would say


   Em       G       C     D
If I could be with you tonight
         Em           G
I would sing you to sleep,
       C                 D
Never let them take the light behind your eyes
Em        G        C         D
    I'll fail and lose this fight
       Em          G            C
Never fade in the dark, just remember
         D
you will always burn as bright
C     D
           The light behind your eyes...
C     D
           the light behind your...


Em                 D
     Sometimes we must grow stronger and
C                    G
     You can't be stronger in the dark.
Em                   D       C                     D
     When I'm here,      no longer, you must be stronger, and


   Em      G        C     D
If I could be with you tonight,
         Em           G
I would sing you to sleep,
       C                 D
Never let them take the light behind your eyes.
Em          G         C         D
     I've failed and lost this fight,
       Em          G
Never fade in the dark,
        C              D
Just remember you will always burn as bright.


C     D
           the light behind your eyes
C     D
           the light behind your eyes
C     D
           the light behind your eyes
C     D
           the light behind your eyes
C     D
           the light behind your eyes
C     D
           the light behind your eyes
C     D
           the light behind your eyes
C     D
           the light behind your...
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45 Comments

  1. Random person

    +5 is much easier for me, and it suits my voice better. I love this song and I’m so glad that I can learn it.

  2. IJustRegretBeingAFoetus

    If my voice didn’t break many times :) God I love mcr

  3. MCR? Nah, they’re lame lol
    Stereo: o RLY *Song Starts*
    *black eyeliner appears*
    WHAT NO THIS ISNT ME
    *hundreds of pictures of Mikey and Ray pictures fall out of my coat*
    I’m holding these for a frIEND I SWEAR

  4. ._just.a.killjoy_.

    I’m not crying you are ;-;

  5. danandphilneedapupper

    GeeZ i didnt even get through the first verse without crying

  6. soooshimi

    I did down, down up down. It’s easier for me because the only other song I know is riptide.

    Also, for the d to dsus4, I simply did quarter notes. (Down, down, down, down, etc)

  7. ukulele_chick

    I used +5 and it suits my voice so well!

  8. Lauren Hankins

    I know things

    Remember?

  9. MyChemicalRomanceFan

    If you transpose it to +5 it’s easier for beginners

  10. too many pilots

    The chords also sound really pretty if you put a capo on the first fret :)

  11. I’m not crying. I’m sweating out of my eyes.

  12. Caroline |-/

    One, if you don’t cry during this you have no soul. And two, honestly this is my favorite off Conventional Weapons so I’m very happy you guys have it.

  13. i used D DUDU D for the strumming pattern

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