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Intro:

-chords-
C  D  Em  D  C  D  Em  D
C  D  Em  D  C  D  Em

-or riff-
xA|--0h2p0-------------2-----|--0h2p0-------------2--0-----|
xE|---------3------3---3--3--|---------3------3---3-----3--|
xC|------------2h4---4-------|------------2h4---4----------|
xG|--------------------------|-----------------------2-----|

xA|--0h2p0---------------5p2------2-----|
xE|---------3------3---3-----3h5--3--3--|
xC|------------2h4---4---------------2--|
xG|-------------------------------------|


                       C                       G
Well you only need the light when it s burning low
              D                       Em
Only miss the sun when it s starts to snow
               C                      G       D
Only know your lover when you let her go
                      C                        G
Only know you ve been high when you re feeling low
              D                        Em
Only hate the road when you re missin  home
               C                         G
Only know your lover when you ve let her go
D
  And you let her go

Interlude:
    Em   C   D   Bm
    Em   C   D


Em                            C
Staring at the bottom of your glass
        D                            Bm
Hoping one day you will make a dream last
               Em               C          D
The dreams come slow and goes so fast
    Em                          C
You see her when you close your eyes
      D                           Bm
Maybe one day you will understand why
               Em           C         D
Everything you touch all it dies


                          C                       G
Because you only need the light when it s burning low
              D                       Em
Only miss the sun when it s starts to snow
               C                      G       D
Only know your lover when you let her go
                      C                        G
Only know you ve been high when you re feeling low
              D                        Em
Only hate the road when you re missin  home
               C                         G     D
Only know your lover when you ve let her go


Em                            C
Staring at the ceiling in the dark
         D                     Bm
Same old empty feeling in your heart
           Em                 C       D
Love comes slow and it goes so fast
         Em                      C
Well you see her when you fall asleep
                D                  Bm
But to never to touch and never to keep
                         Em
Because you loved her to much
                 C          D
And you dive too deep


                          C                       G
Because you only need the light when it s burning low
              D                       Em
Only miss the sun when it s starts to snow
               C                      G       D
Only know your lover when you let her go
                      C                        G
Only know you’ve been high when you re feeling low
              D                        Em
Only hate the road when you re missin  home
               C                         G     D
Only know your lover when you ve let her go


                Em
And you let her go
      C     D
Ooooo ooooo oooooo
                Em
And you let her go
        C     D
Ooooooo ooooo ooooo
                Em      C    D   Bm
And you let her go

Interlude: Em    C    D

                          C                       G
Because you only need the light when it s burning low
              D                       Em
Only miss the sun when it s starts to snow
               C                      G       D
Only know your lover when you let her go
                      C                        G
Only know you ve been high when you re feeling low
              D                        Em
Only hate the road when you re missin  home
               C                         G
Only know your lover when you ve let her go
D
  And you let her go


                          C                       G
Because you only need the light when it s burning low
              D                       Em
Only miss the sun when it s starts to snow
               C                      G       D
Only know your lover when you let her go
                      C                        G
Only know you’ve been high when you re feeling low
              D                        Em
Only hate the road when you re missin  home
               C                         G
Only know your lover when you ve let her go
D                             Em
  And you let her go    
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162 Comments

  1. I like to use the strumming pattern, D,DU,UDU.. cheers!

  2. Capo on the 3rd fret

  3. strumming pattern:

    DD DU DU

  4. h= hammer down and p= pull up
    So 0h2p0 means that you play A alone then you press harder on the 2nd fret to make a sound while 0 is still playing and then you pull up your finger making sure to lift the string

  5. BeautifulMusicLover

    Hello all: ) You can totally get away with not playing the bm chord: )

  6. there’s some really good youtube videos on how to do it—i learned it just 2 hours

  7. Maze runner fan!!!!!!!

    Melodic death metal
    Srsly?

  8. helloThere

    I use my thumb instead of my ring finger
    I actually use my thumb for a lot of chords on the first two strings hahah

  9. owo whats this

    this is really nice

  10. so has anyone noticed that -7 and +5 are the same?

    • that’s because they’re twelve transpositions apart, and i’m not a musician but something to do with threes and thirds makes them repeat? i don’t really know haha

    • BrassMagster

      -7 and +5 are 12 half steps apart. If you look on a piano you’ll see that there are 12 white and black keys between a given note and its neighboring octave (an octave is 8 notes apart, sounding the same note but higher or lower. Like if a man and a woman were to sing the same note in their respective range). For example, let’s start with C. C, C#, D, D#, E, F (E# is F because there is no half step/black key between them), F#, G, G#, A, B (same as E#, A# would be B because there is no half step/black key in between), and then we’re back to C. (We could also go by flats. C, Db, D, Eb, E, F, Gb, G, Ab, A, Bb, B, C. Same idea and the reason each lettername doesn’t have a written flat is the same.) If -7 were C and +5 were C an octave up, you would get the same letternames for the chords. I hope that helps.

  11. Who doesn’t? That’s the only way I can play that chord

  12. fantasize

    I USE MY RING FINGER TO PLAY BM AS WELL!

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