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Intro -x2-: Ebm B Gb Db

Ebm               B                    
        Pinch of tobacco in my pocket  
 Gb                        Db                         Ebm
I'm not gonna roll it no I'm not gonna smoke 'til we're
               B                     
staring at the stars and the rockets 
Gb                          Db
twinkling in the silvery night
Ebm                   B                      
        Two sips of whiskey in the flask but 
 Gb                        Db
I'm not gonna drink it I swear I'll make it last 'til
Ebm                    B                   Gb  Db
we're drinking out of the same glass again



B                      Gb                
        And though the sun may be washed 
        Db       Db                        B
by the sea not all will be lost then in you
Gb                      Db           Db                      B
four will not wait for three, for three never waited for two
        Gb                       Db    
and though you may not wait for me,    
Db -let ring-          Ebm
           I'll wait for you

Interlude:
B    Gb   Db            Ebm   
          I'll wait for you -x2-
B Gb Db


Ebm                B                   
        Polaroid picture in my wallet, 
 Gb                        Db
I'm not gonna tear it no I'm not gonna spoil it
        Ebm                     B          
it's an unspoken heartbreak, a heartbroken 
             Gb                    Db
handshake I take with me where I go
Ebm                          B              
        Three words on the tip of my tounge 
            Gb                   Db
not to be spoken or sung or to whispered to
               Ebm                B                   Gb  Db
anyone 'til I'm screaming at the top of my lungues again


B                      Gb                  
       And though the sun may be washed by 
      Db       Db                        B
the sea not all will be lost then in you
Gb                      Db           Db                      B
four will not wait for three, for three never waited for two
        Gb                       Db    
and though you may not wait for me,    
Db -let ring-          Ebm
           I'll wait for you

Interlude:
B    Gb   Db            Ebm   
          I'll wait for you aaah -x5-
B Gb Db


Ebm               B                    
        Pinch of tobacco in my pocket  
 Gb                        Db                         Ebm
I'm not gonna roll it no I'm not gonna smoke 'til we're
               B             
staring at the stars and the 
        Gb                        Db
rockets twinkling in the silvery night
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3 Comments

  1. Circus.platypus

    I like this at +1

  2. Got the lyrics to the chorus wrong there…

    And though the sand may be washed
    by the sea, the old will be lost the in new
    four will not wait for three, for three never waited for two
    and though you may not wait for me,
    I’ll wait for you

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