Artist Vampire Weekend
Album Father of the Bride
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Verse 1:
Db                           Ab                 Bbm  -Ab-
  I know the reason why you think you gotta leave
Gb                                Db                Ab
  Promises of future glory don't make a case for me
  Db                               Ab               Bbm
I did my best and all the rest is hidden by the clouds
 -Ab-    Gb                      Ab               Db
I can't carry you forever, but I can hold you now
 
Verse 2:
Db                                Ab                     Bbm  -Ab-
Leaving on your wedding day, all calm and dressed in white
Gb                             Db                Ab
All I'll keep's the memory of one last crooked night
    Db                               Ab                Bbm
The pews are getting filled up, the organ's playing loud
 -Ab-    Gb                      Ab               Db
I can't carry you forever, but I can hold you now
-nc-
Alright
 
Chorus:
Db             Ab          Bbm  -Ab-
God, yu tekem laef blong mi
Gb           Db        Ab
Mi mi givim nao long yu
Db             Ab   Bbm  -Ab-
Bak mi giv mi evride
Gb              Ab         Db
Blong leftemap nem blong yu
 
Verse 3:
Db                           Ab                Bbm  -Ab-
  I know the reason why you think I oughta stay
Gb                              Db             Ab
  Funny how you're telling me on my wedding day
Db                                   Ab                   Bbm
Crying in those rumpled sheets like someone's 'bout to die
   -Ab-   Gb                                       Ab              Db
You just watch your mouth when talking 'bout the father of the bride
 
Verse 4:
Db                                       Ab                    Bbm  -Ab-
Why's your heart grown heavy, boy, when things were feeling light?
Gb                              Db                   Ab
Turning this June morning into some dark judgment night
     Db                                   Ab             Bbm
This ain't the end of nothing much, it's just another round
 -Ab-    Gb                      Ab               Db
I can't carry you forever, but I can hold you now
 
Chorus:
              Ab          Bbm  -Ab-
God, yu tekem laef blong mi
Gb           Db        Ab
Mi mi givim nao long yu
Db             Ab   Bbm  -Ab-
Bak mi giv mi evride
Gb              Ab         Db
Blong leftemap nem blong yu
 
 
Outro:
-nc-
Alright
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