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Intro
Gm - Eb - Bb - F
            Hey!
Gm - Eb - Bb - F
            Hey!
Gm - Eb - Bb - F
            Hey!
Gm - Eb - Bb - F

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

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

Gm - Eb - Bb - F
            Hey!
Gm - Eb - Bb - F
            Hey!
Gm - Eb - Bb - F
            Hey!
Gm - Eb - Bb - F

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

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

Gm - Eb - Bb - F
Gm - Eb - Bb - F
Gm - Eb - Bb - F
Gm - Eb - Bb

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

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

Ending x 2
                   Gm        Eb         
'Cause though the truth may vary
       Bb         F
This ship will carry
      Gm     Eb       Bb 
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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