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Intro
Dm - Bb - F - C
            Hey!
Dm - Bb - F - C
            Hey!
Dm - Bb - F - C
            Hey!
Dm - Bb - F - C

Verse 1
Dm               Bb                F                  
I don't like walking around this old and empty house
Dm                     Bb                F
So hold my hand, I'll walk with you my dear
Dm                Bb           F
The stairs creak as I sleep, it's keeping me awake
Dm                      Bb                 F
It's the house telling you to close your eyes
Dm           Bb        F
Some days I can't even trust myself
Dm                  Bb            F
It's killing me to see you this way

Chorus
                   Dm        Bb         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    F           C
This ship will carry
      Dm    Bb        F 
Our bodies safe to shore

Dm - Bb - F - C
            Hey!
Dm - Bb - F - C
            Hey!
Dm - Bb - F - C
            Hey!
Dm - Bb - F - C

Verse 2
            Dm          Bb            F                  
There's an old voice in my head that's holding me back
Dm               Bb                F
Tell her that I miss our little talks
Dm                Bb         F
Soon it will be over and buried with our past
Dm                 Bb                   F
We used to play outside when we were young - and full of life and full of love -
Dm          Bb             F
Some days I don't know if I am wrong or right
Dm                     Bb               F
Your mind is playing tricks on you my dear

Chorus
                   Dm        Bb         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    F           C
This ship will carry
      Dm    Bb        F     C
Our bodies safe to shore  Hey!
Dm                  Bb    F     C
Don't listen to a word I say. Hey!
Dm                 Bb       F     C
The screams all sound the same. Hey!
                   Dm        Bb         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    F           C
This ship will carry
      Dm    Bb        F     C
Our bodies safe to shore 

Dm - Bb - F - C
Dm - Bb - F - C
Dm - Bb - F - C
Dm - Bb - F

Verse 3
Dm
You're gone, gone, gone away. I watched you disappear
Dm 
All that's left is a ghost of you
Dm
Now we're torn, torn, torn apart, there's nothing we can do. 
Dm
Just let me go, we'll meet again soon.
Dm               Bb              F 
Now wait, wait, wait for me. Please hang around
Dm         Bb            F      C
I see you when I fall asleep. Hey!

Chorus x 2
Dm                  Bb    F     C
Don't listen to a word I say. Hey!
Dm                 Bb       F     C
The screams all sound the same. Hey!
                   Dm        Bb         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    F           C
This ship will carry
      Dm    Bb        F     C
Our bodies safe to shore 

Ending x 2
                   Dm        Bb         
'Cause though the truth may vary
       F         C
This ship will carry
      Dm     Bb       F 
Our bodies safe to shore    
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61 Comments

  1. play -1, capo on the first fret and im not sure about strumming pattern

    • reading is as much fun as a girl can have without taking her clothes off.

      i do dduudu(traditional Hawaiian) for most except verse 3 and just do a single strum down(i am playing on -1 with capo so its an Am for me)! i hope this helped

  2. Transpose to -1 for easier chords

  3. Ah this feeels so god to play

  4. What would be the ideal strumming pattern for this song?

  5. I feel really good playing this song?

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