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