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Intro: D Em G A x2


      D                      Em                 G                 A
I was riding shotgun with my hair undone in the front seat of his car
           D                  Em
He’s got a one-hand feel on the steering wheel
    G          A
The other on my heart
D                       Em
I look around, turn the radio down
        G                 A
He says baby is something wrong?
  D                 Em                G               A
I say nothing I was just thinking how we don’t have a song
And he says...


D               Em
Our song is the slamming screen door,
G                          A
Sneakin’ out late, tapping on your window
D                  Em                 G
When you’re on the phone and you talk real slow
           A                        D
Cause it’s late and your mama don’t know
                Em
Our song is the way you laugh
    G                         A
The first date “man, I didn’t kiss her, but I should have”
Em             A                       Em
And when I got home ... before I said amen
          D   G
Asking God if he could play it again

Interlude: D Em G A

D                    Em                      G          A
I was walking up the front porch steps after everything the day
    D                      Em
Had gone all wrong or been trampled on
    G                A
And lost and thrown away
D                   Em             G            A
Got to the hallway, well on my way to my lovin’ bed
  D                    Em
I almost didn’t notice all the roses
G                A
And the note that said...


D               Em
Our song is the slamming screen door,
G                          A
Sneakin’ out late, tapping on your window
D                  Em                 G
When you’re on the phone and you talk real slow
           A                        D
Cause it’s late and your mama don’t know
                Em
Our song is the way you laugh
    G                         A
The first date “man, I didn’t kiss her, but I should have”
Em             A                       Em
And when I got home ... before I said amen
          D   G
Asking God if he could play it again


D Em G A
        Da da da da
D Em G A


     Em                          G
I’ve heard every album, listened to the radio
D          A            Em
Waited for something to come along
            G
That was as good as our song


D                     Em
Cause our song is the slamming screen door
G                          A         D
Sneaking out late, tapping on his window
                  Em                      G
When we’re on the phone and he talks real slow
               A                   D
Cause it’s late and his mama don’t know
                Em
Our song is the way he laughs
    G                         A
The first date “man, I didn’t kiss him, and I could have”
Em             A                       Em
And when I got home ... before I said amen
          D   G                 D Em G A
Asking God if he could play it again... 


         D Em G A    D Em G A
Play it again... Ho yea ho yea


      D                      Em
I was riding shotgun with my hair undone
       G                 A
In the front seat of his car
D                      Em
I grabbed a pen and an old napkin
      G
And I... wrote down our song    
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23 Comments

  1. For the D chord, use your thumb and bar all 3 strings. It works better 4 me, anyway…

  2. Why dose all of these songs not have a strumming pattern

  3. What’s the strumming pattern?!?!

  4. TalkieWalkie789

    I added A at the end of the song and it sounded great. ?

  5. haha its from the album “Taylor Swift” not fearless lol

  6. I failed so bad

  7. This was so hard i tried to play it against the actual song while playing it for the first time #hardestthingever

  8. I think that -2 is easier

  9. I think it sounds better without the Em altogether. Just go D-D-G-A for everything.

  10. Its perfect…

  11. 21987WAT@wcdsb.ca

    If you transpose it +5 it is easier

  12. Username*

    I prefer C-G-F-G

  13. SwiftieLove13

    That person was not Taylor swift Tay always punctuates correctly!,

  14. The first note is a D, so just pluck the C string while playing the first chord (D chord) and you’ll have your key for singing!

  15. taylor swift

    i agree with both of you it is alot easier to get the pitch

  16. I disagree, when I tried those chords, it didn’t sound right. These ones sound better :)

  17. megannnnnnn

    When I played this song, it sounded better with C G Am F instead of the chords here. When I tried to play it this way, I couldn’t get the right key when I tried to sing it.

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