Guitar lesson for
Chords w/ lyrics
(Capo 1st fret) INTRO Am . . . F . . . C . . . G . . . (x4, with "hey!" on G) VERSE Am F C I don't like walking around this old and empty house So hold my hand, I'll walk with you, my dear The stairs creak as I sleep, it's keeping me awake It's the house telling you to close your eyes Some days I can't even dress myself It's killing me to see you this way Am F 'Cause though the truth may vary, this C G Am F C ...Ship will carry our bodies safe to shore CHORUS Am F C G ............ Hey! ............ Hey! ............ Hey! There's an old voice in my head that's holding me back Well, tell her that I miss our little talks Soon it will all be over, and buried with our past We used to play outside when we were young ...and full of life and full of love Some days I don't know if I am wrong or right Your mind is playing tricks on you, my dear 'Cause though the truth may vary, this Ship will carry our bodies safe to shore (...hey!) Don't listen to a word I say (...hey!) The screams all sound the same (...hey!) Though the truth may vary, this Ship will carry our bodies safe to shore ............ Hey! ............ Hey! (quieter) You're gone, gone, gone away, I watched you disappear All that's left is a ghost of you Now we're torn, torn, torn apart, there's nothing we can do Just let me go, we'll meet again soon (louder) Now wait, wait, wait for me, please hang around I'll see you when I fall asleep (...hey!) Don't listen to a word I say (...hey!) The screams all sound the same (...hey!) Though the truth may vary, this Ship will carry our bodies safe to shore Don't listen to a word I say (...hey!) The screams all sound the same (...hey!) Though the truth may vary, this Ship will carry our bodies safe to shore (quieter) Though the truth may vary, this Ship will carry our bodies safe to shore Though the truth may vary, this Ship will carry our bodies safe to shore
Notes and Tabs
Add a capo on 1st fret
Only if you want to play along with the recorded version of this song, then add a capo to the first fret. Otherwise this is not required.
Guitar chords used
Here are the tabs for the guitar chords used in this song. You’re essentially repeating the same Am-F-C progression most of the time, with the final progression before each chorus adding in a G to the end of this progression.
e-|---0----1----0----3--- B-|---1----1----1----0--- G-|---2----2----0----0--- D-|---2----3----2----0--- A-|---0----3----3----2--- E-|--------1---------3--- Am F C G
INTRO | Am . . . | F . . . | C . . . | G . . . | x 4 VERSE "I don't like walking around this old and empty house..." | Am . . . | F . . . | C . . . | . . . . | x 3 "'Cause though the truth may vary, this ship will carry us..." | Am . . . | F . . . | C . . . | G . . . | | Am . . . | F . . . | C . . . | . . . . | CHORUS "Don't listen to a word I say..." | Am . . . | F . . . | C . . . | G . . . | (...repeat)
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