difficulty level 3Difficulty level 3/5
 

Chords in this song

Bbm chordC# chordF# chordG# chord

notes

Transpose one half step down and put a capo on the first fret for an easier version that is also in the same key as the recording.

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Intro
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
            Hey!
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
            Hey!
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
            Hey!
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
 
Verse 1
BbmBbm chord               GbGb chord                DbDb chord                  
I don't like walking around this old and empty house
BbmBbm chord                     GbGb chord                DbDb chord
So hold my hand, I'll walk with you my dear
BbmBbm chord                GbGb chord           DbDb chord
The stairs creak as I sleep, it's keeping me awake
BbmBbm chord                      GbGb chord                 DbDb chord
It's the house telling you to close your eyes
BbmBbm chord           GbGb chord        DbDb chord
Some days I can't even trust myself
BbmBbm chord                  GbGb chord            DbDb chord
It's killing me to see you this way
 
Chorus
                   BbmBbm chord        GbGb chord         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    DbDb chord           AbAb chord
This ship will carry
      BbmBbm chord    GbGb chord        DbDb chord 
Our bodies safe to shore
 
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
            Hey!
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
            Hey!
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
            Hey!
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
 
Verse 2
            BbmBbm chord          GbGb chord            DbDb chord                  
There's an old voice in my head that's holding me back
BbmBbm chord               GbGb chord                DbDb chord
Tell her that I miss our little talks
BbmBbm chord                GbGb chord         DbDb chord
Soon it will be over and buried with our past
BbmBbm chord                 GbGb chord                   DbDb chord
We used to play outside when we were young - and full of life and full of love -
BbmBbm chord          GbGb chord             DbDb chord
Some days I don't know if I am wrong or right
BbmBbm chord                     GbGb chord               DbDb chord
Your mind is playing tricks on you my dear
 
Chorus
                   BbmBbm chord        GbGb chord         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    DbDb chord           AbAb chord
This ship will carry
      BbmBbm chord    GbGb chord        DbDb chord     AbAb chord
Our bodies safe to shore  Hey!
BbmBbm chord                  GbGb chord    DbDb chord     AbAb chord
Don't listen to a word I say. Hey!
BbmBbm chord                 GbGb chord       DbDb chord     AbAb chord
The screams all sound the same. Hey!
                   BbmBbm chord        GbGb chord         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    DbDb chord           AbAb chord
This ship will carry
      BbmBbm chord    GbGb chord        DbDb chord     AbAb chord
Our bodies safe to shore 
 
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord - AbAb chord
BbmBbm chord - GbGb chord - DbDb chord
 
Verse 3
BbmBbm chord
You're gone, gone, gone away. I watched you disappear
BbmBbm chord 
All that's left is a ghost of you
BbmBbm chord
Now we're torn, torn, torn apart, there's nothing we can do. 
BbmBbm chord
Just let me go, we'll meet again soon.
BbmBbm chord               GbGb chord              DbDb chord 
Now wait, wait, wait for me. Please hang around
BbmBbm chord         GbGb chord            DbDb chord      AbAb chord
I see you when I fall asleep. Hey!
 
Chorus x 2
BbmBbm chord                  GbGb chord    DbDb chord     AbAb chord
Don't listen to a word I say. Hey!
BbmBbm chord                 GbGb chord       DbDb chord     AbAb chord
The screams all sound the same. Hey!
                   BbmBbm chord        GbGb chord         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    DbDb chord           AbAb chord
This ship will carry
      BbmBbm chord    GbGb chord        DbDb chord     AbAb chord
Our bodies safe to shore 
 
Ending x 2
                   BbmBbm chord        GbGb chord         
'Cause though the truth may vary
       DbDb chord         AbAb chord
This ship will carry
      BbmBbm chord     GbGb chord       DbDb chord 
Our bodies safe to shore    

This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

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