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Intro: C

Verse:
  C
  Call you up in the middle of the night
  Em  
  Like a firefly without a light
  Am
  You were there like a blowtorch burnin'
  G
  I was a key that could use a little turnin'
  C
  So tired that I couldn't even sleep
  Em
  So many secrets I couldn't keep
  Am
  Promised myself I wouldn't weep
  G
  One more promise I couldn't keep

Pre-Chorus:
  F                    G
  It seems no one can help me now
       C                  Am
  I'm in too deep there's no way out
  F                Em             G
  This time I have really led myself astray

Chorus:
  C
  Runaway train never going back
  Em
  Wrong way on a one way track
  Am
  Seems like I should be getting somewhere
  G
  Somehow I'm neither here nor there

Verse:
  C
  Can you help me remember how to smile
  Em
  Make it somehow all seem worthwile
  Am
  How on earth did I get so jaded
  G
  Life's mysteries seem so faded
  C
  I can go where no one else can go
  Em
  I know what no one else knows
  Am
  Here I am just drowning in the rain
  G
  With a ticket for a runaway train

Pre-Chorus:
  F                    G
  And everything seems cut and dry
  C              Am
  Day and night, Earth and sky
  F         Em                      G
  Somehow I just don't believe it

Chorus:
  C
  Runaway train never going back
  Em
  Wrong way on a one way track
  Am
  Seems like I should be getting somewhere
  G
  Somehow I'm neither here nor there

Bridge:
  C
  Got a ticket for a runaway train
  Em
  Like a madman laughing at the rain
  Am
  Little out of touch little insane
  G
  It's just easier than dealing with the pain
  C
  Runaway train never going back
  Em
  Wrong way on a one way track
  Am
  Seems like I should be getting somewhere
  G
  Somehow I'm neither here nor there
  C
  Runaway train never coming back
  Em
  Runaway train tearing up the track
  Am
  Runaway train burning in my veins
  G
  Id runaway but it always seems the same.

Outro: C  Em  Am  G
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2 Comments

  1. Instead of Em, it should be E Major.

  2. Thanks a lot, I love this song, I’m so grateful to you! Thank you so much for sharing.

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