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Intro: Bb  Dm  C  Bb  F  C  Bb  Dm  C  F

            Bb
I’ve got no money in my hands or my coat or my pocket
Dm                       C
Wont get to space cos I haven’t got a rocket
         Bb
But I’ve air in my lungs
Eyes in my sockets
      F
And a heart that beats
       C
Like a tap that leaks
        Bb
In the night when you haven’t got a plumber who can stop it
 Dm               C
Jack in a box without a key to lock it
          Am                    Bb
Well this boat may sink but I’m not gonna rock it
         C                   Dm
Cos the sea doesn’t know my name
         Am                   Bb
Yeah the boat may sink but I’m not gonna rock it
         C                   F
Cos the sea doesn’t know my name


             Bb
Well if you can’t get what you love
    F                  C
You learn to love the things you’ve got
        Bb
If you can’t be what you want
     F               C
You learn to be the things you’re not
         Bb
If you can’t get what you need
     Dm                 C                            Bb  Dm
You learn to need the things that stop you dreaming
         C                     F
All the things that stop you dreaming


               Bb
Well I’ve got no ones word and no bodies promise
 Dm                          C
Not a lot to show but this book full of sonnets
         Bb
And my liver may be xxxxed but my heart is honest
       F
And my word is true
          C
Like the sky is blue
        Bb
In the summer time when everybody gets on it
Dm                      C
Warm our skins and get sunburnt from it
        Am                      Bb                       
And our eyes shine bright like a sky full of comets
      C                Dm
that shoot like silver trains
          Am                      Bb
Yeah our eyes shine bright like a sky full of comets
      C                F
that shoot like silver trains


             Bb
Well if you can’t get what you love
    F                  C
You learn to love the things you’ve got
        Bb
If you can’t be what you want
     F               C
You learn to be the things you’re not
         Bb
If you can’t get what you need
     Dm                 C                            Bb  Dm
You learn to need the things that stop you dreaming
         C                     F
All the things that stop you dreaming


             Bb
Well if you can’t get what you love
    F                  C
You learn to love the things you’ve got
        Bb
If you can’t be what you want
     F               C
You learn to be the things you’re not
         Bb
If you can’t get what you need
     Dm                 C                            Bb  Dm
You learn to need the things that stop you dreaming
         C                     F
All the things that stop you dreaming
          C                    Bb
All the things that stop you dreaming
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4 Comments

  1. This sounds really pretty on Ukulele.
    Very nice, thanks!!

  2. -5 is easy

  3. janelindstrom

    +2

  4. hoodiemonster

    hey, I think this is a semi tone too high to fit with the recording. If you do -1 at the top it fits. x

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