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Intro: D  A 

D                                  A 
   Well this is just a simple song   
D                           A
  to say what you done
D                                A                                
I told you about all those fears   
D  
and away they did run. You sure must
      G    A G A  
be strong...      
G               A       G                    A   D A D A
 and you feel like an ocean being warmed by the sun


D        A       D             A 
When I was just nine years old   
D               A  D      A
  I swear that I dreamt
 D              A     D                        
   Your face on a football field     
 A D               A     D 
and a kiss that I kept
   A       G    A G A  
Under my vest,         
G          A       G                 A      D A D A
apart from everything but the heart in my chest

Chorus: 
Bm      A         D                 A    G            A      G   A    
    I know that things can really get rough when you go it alone
Bm      A        D                A    G             A       G   A    
    Don't go thinking you got to be tough, and play like a stone
Bm       A            D                    A    G    A   G   A    G        A         G       
    Could be there's nothing else in our lives so critical      As this little home!


D        A         D          A 
 My life in an upturned boat,   
D             A       D         A
   marooned on a cliff
D               A     D                  
   You brought me a great big flood      
 A D               A   D 
and you gave me a lift
        A      G      A                      
Girl, what a gift        
G                 A         G   
 And you tell me with your tongue and your
             A       G                    A            -Bm- 
 breath goes in my lungs and we float above the rift
 
Chorus: 
Bm      A         D                 A    G            A      G   A    
    I know that things can really get rough when you go it alone
Bm      A        D                A    G             A       G   A    
    Don't go thinking you got to be tough, and play like a stone
Bm       A            D                    A    G    A   G   A    G        A         G       
    Could be there's nothing else in our lives so critical      As this little home!

Interlude: Em  Bm  Em  Bm  Em  Bm  G  
 

D                                  A 
   Well this is just a simple song   
D                           A
  to say what you done
D                                A                                
I told you about all those fears   
D  
and away they did run. You sure must
      G    A G A  
be strong...      
G               A       G                    A   D A D A
 and you feel like an ocean being warmed by the sun


Bm      A        D                  A    G            A      G   A    
    Remember walking the mile to your house aglow in the dark
Bm      A       D                A     G                A       G   A    
    I made a fumbling play for your heart and the axe struck a spark
Bm      A       D                     A    G            A   G    A          
   You wore a charm on the chain that I stole especial for you
Bm         A       D                  A  G                A       G   A    
   Loves such a delicate thing that we do , with nothing to prove


G            A   G   A   D      
  Which I never knew!
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5 Comments

  1. AshIsABerry

    Oh my gosh thank you! I love this song so much! <3

  2. Supernora

    you can transpose it -2, its easier, and if you want to stay in the same tune put a capo on the 2nd fret.
    I strum it D-DD D, de first 3 on the C/F/Am and one on the G through the whole song

  3. I love this song and wanted to learn how toplay it but my hands are too small to play E.

  4. I love you, thank you for doing this you magnificent man you!

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