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Verse 1
Gm         Bb
head under water
         Dm
and they tell me
            F
to breathe easy for a while
Gm                 Bb
but breathing gets harder
     Dm       F
even i know that

Gm                Bb
you made room for me
                    Dm
but its too soon to see
       F
if im happy in your hands
Gm     Bb                 Dm     F
im unusually hard to hold on to


Pre-Chorus:
Gm           Am
blank stares at blank pages
Bb      Am
no easy way to say this
Gm          Am                    Bb
you mean well,  but you make this hard on me


Chorus:
                          Gm
i'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you asked for it
            F            Bb
'cause you need one, you see
                          Gm
i'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you tell me it's
         F
make or break in this
        Bb
if you're on your way
               Gm           F
i'm not gonna write you to stay
   Dm                           G  
if all you have is leavin' im'a need a better reason
   Bb            C            Gm  Bb  Dm  F
to write you a love song today


Verse 2 - Same as Verse 1 -
i learned the hard way
that they all say
things you wanna hear
and my heavy heart
sings deep down under you
and your twisted words
your help just hurts
you were not what i thought you were
hello to high and dry


Pre-Chorus:
convinced me to please you
made me think that i need this too
i'm trying to let you hear me as i am


Chorus:
i'm not gonna write you a love song
'cause you asked for it
'cause you need one, you see
i'm not gonna write you a love song
'cause you tell me it's
make or break in this
if your on your way
i'm not gonna write you to stay
if all you have is leavin' im'a need a better reason
to write you a love song today


Bridge:
Dm      Am      Bb
promise me
                 F     C
you'll leave the light on
Dm         Am      Bb
to help me see
                  F      C
with daylight, my guide, gone
Dm       A            Bb
'cause i believe there's a way
        C
you can love me because i say


Chorus:
i wont write you a love song
'cause you asked for it
'cause you need one you see
i'm not gonna write you a love song
'cause you tell me it's make or break in this
is that why you wanted a love song
'cause you asked for it
'cause you need one you see
im not gonna write you a love song
'cause you tell me it's make or break in this
if your on your way
im not gonna write you to stay
        Dm
if your heart is no where in it
       C
i dont want it for a minute
         Dm
babe ill walk the seven seas
         G  
when i believe that there's a reason
   Bb          C         Gm  Bb  Dm  F
to write you a love song today, today    
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17 Comments

  1. SourPatchNerd

    Dude. I’m dislexic and this is super hard to read when you don’t put all of the chords. Like honestly. Don’t be lazy, actually do it, it’s not as convenient as you think it is.

  2. I agree with others that it’s annoying to have to scroll back to figure out the chords, but otherwise this is spot on! Very nice!

  3. AugyJefferson

    It would be awesome if you were to finish out the chords on your songs. It may seem basic to you, but it is difficult to play a song that you want to learn if you have to scroll back and forth. It’s understandable that you want to get songs finished quickly but at this point I have been finding songs like this constantly and it just seems like you won’t ever finish them. I love this website but I have been going to different ones because of this very problem.
    Thanks! ;)

  4. Veronica Lodge

    intro: Gm, F, Bb (or Bbsus2), C, Dm, C, F, D

  5. gracekratz1

    +2 makes it a little easier!

  6. Jishissmol123

    Very easy and awesome song to perform on uke, thanks for the chords!

  7. Lilylovesherukulele

    I don’t care if you finish the song or not cause you’re just trying to do your best. Thank you for making a tab for this. :);)

  8. SucittarSucivron

    *flips keyboard* I’m going to go to Ultimate guitar for my chords then since this site likes to not write out complete tabs

  9. Samsonsmith

    Can we seriously get this finished though cause like I’m tryna learn this song thnx

  10. Can you finish the song

  11. Can you please add the rest of the chords.

  12. Is it really so hard to just put in the same chords again? It’s really annoying when you’re trying to learn a song and have to continuously scroll back and forth to find the lyrics and the chords.

  13. Samsonsmith

    Honestly is it that hard to add in the entire song rather than putting (same as whatever) because it’s really not that convenient.

  14. the c above “i dont want it for a minute” sounds closer to the original when replaced with Bb

  15. AelishGraffham

    thanks for the chords it came in handy

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