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Intro - strum or fingerpick, x2 -:

    Gb             Ebm            B               Db 
xA|-------3-----|-------0-----|-------0----0~-|-2-----|
xE|----0-----0--|----0-----0--|----1------1---|---3---|
xC|-0---------0-|-0---------0-|---------------|-----2-|
xG|-------------|-------------|-2-------------|-------|

Verse:
Gb               Ebm                 B 
I remember your bare feet down the hallway
  Db                    Gb 
I remember your little laugh
                 Ebm 
Race cars on the kitchen floor
        B            Db                         Gb   - Intro part - Ebm  B  Db 
Plastic dinosaurs, I love you to the moon and back

Verse
Gb               Ebm                B                 Db                  Gb 
I remember your blue eyes looking into mine like we had our own secret club
               Ebm             B             Db                       Gb 
I remember you dancing before bed time then jumping on me waking me up
                     Ebm 
I can still feel you hold my hand
B           Db                       Gb 
Little man, from even that moment I knew
                           Ebm 
You fought it hard like an army guy
  B                      Db 
Remember I leaned in and whispered to you

Chorus:
B                  Db 
Come on baby with me
                    Gb      B 
We're gonna fly away from here
    B       Db          Gb     Ebm  B  Db 
You were my best four years

Verse:
Gb              Ebm                  B 
I remember the drive home when the blind hope
          Db                      Gb 
Turned to crying and screaming, "Why?"
                        Ebm 
Flowers piled up in the worst way
             B                   Db 
No one knows what to say about a beautiful boy who died

Verse:
Gb                    Ebm 
And it's about to be Halloween
             B            Db                        Gb 
You could be anything you wanted if you were still here
               Ebm              B 
I remember the last day when I kissed your face
  Db 
I whispered in your ear

Chorus:
B                  Db 
Come on baby with me
                    Gb      B 
We're gonna fly away from here
B                      Db                          Gb 
 Out of this curtained room in this hospital grey
                 B 
We'll just disappear
                  Db 
Come on baby with me
                   Gb       B 
We're gonna fly away from here
    B       Db         Gb 
You were my best four years

- Intro part -

Bridge:
            B                Db                Gb 
What if I'm standing in your closet trying to talk to you?
          B                Db                    Gb 
What if I kept the hand me downs you won't grow into?
              B                   Db             Gb 
And what if I really thought some miracle would see us through?
                B           Db                B           Db - once -
But what if the miracle was even getting one moment with you

Chorus:
- B -               Db 
Come on baby with me
                   Gb       B 
We're gonna fly away from here
                  Db 
Come on baby with me
                   Gb       B 
We're gonna fly away from here
    B       Db         Gb 
You were my best four years

Outro:
Gb               Ebm                 B 
I remember your bare feet down the hallway
  Db                        Gb 
I love you to the moon and back    
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11 Comments

  1. What is the strumming pattern to this song?

  2. Casually crying while I play this but it’s fine.

  3. The chords are good, but the tab doesn’t sound right!

  4. Sarahbeth

    this song is so sad but so easy to play I love it thank you!

  5. Ellielovesuke

    love this! Thank you so much!

  6. yes its perfect thanks!

  7. the order of the chords like in the chorus and the second verse it doesn’t sound right. I think it should go ” F come n baby with G me we’re gonna fly away C from here F. you were my G best four C years “

    • Hi Nicole, I have just found the reason for the mix up! I’ve used the acoustic version of this song to get the chords! I have just listened to the studio version and it is one key down. I have now changed the chords to the same key as the studio recording. They should sound ok now! Can you confirm? Thank you for your help!

  8. there something wrong it doesn’t sound right

    • Hello Nicole, I have just tested it again and it sounds good to me… So not really sure what the issue is. You can change the key of the song by using the transposer.

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