Chords in this song

chords or tablatures

Switch orientation
Lyrics don't fit on one line? Try landscape mode instead of portrait.

remember keys
Intro
Ebm - B - Gb - Db
            Hey!
Ebm - B - Gb - Db
            Hey!
Ebm - B - Gb - Db
            Hey!
Ebm - B - Gb - Db

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

Chorus
                   Ebm        B         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    Gb           Db
This ship will carry
      Ebm    B        Gb 
Our bodies safe to shore

Ebm - B - Gb - Db
            Hey!
Ebm - B - Gb - Db
            Hey!
Ebm - B - Gb - Db
            Hey!
Ebm - B - Gb - Db

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

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

Ebm - B - Gb - Db
Ebm - B - Gb - Db
Ebm - B - Gb - Db
Ebm - B - Gb

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

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

Ending x 2
                   Ebm        B         
'Cause though the truth may vary
       Gb         Db
This ship will carry
      Ebm     B       Gb 
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. UkuWorld and its derivatives do not own any songs, lyrics or arrangements posted and/or printed.

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?

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Want to talk about something more than only this song? Check out the UkuWorld Community today! Talk about similar interests or get some ukulele related help. Login with your UkuTabs account or create a new one and join the conversations.

Please do not ask for strumming patterns. Sharing online how to literally play a song (i.e. strumming, rhythm and tempo) is not allowed by the MPA (Music Publishers Association) because of copyright issues.

Carefully listen to the song and try to really "feel" the rhythm. Once you get the basics of strumming, I can assure you it'll go real quick. Maybe the strumming guide can help you on your way.

Discover UkuWorld