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Intro
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
            Hey!
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
            Hey!
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
            Hey!
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb

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

Chorus
                   Fm        Db         
'Cause though the truth may vary
    Ab           Eb
This ship will carry
      Fm    Db        Ab 
Our bodies safe to shore

Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
            Hey!
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
            Hey!
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
            Hey!
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb

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

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

Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
Fm - Db - Ab - Eb
Fm - Db - Ab

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

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

Ending x 2
                   Fm        Db         
'Cause though the truth may vary
       Ab         Eb
This ship will carry
      Fm     Db       Ab 
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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