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    E5
    How many times must we tell the tale? 
    G/E
    How many times must we fall? 
    A/E
    Living in lost memory 
    E5
    You just recalled (lick 1, guitar only) 
    Working on the sound of the band (2 part harmony)
    Trying to get the music right
    Two go out working
    Three stay home at night (lick 2)
    AED
    That's when she said she was pretending 
    AED
    Like she knew the plan 
    AED
    That's when I knew she was pretending 
    AED
    Pretending to understand 
    E5Em7
    Pretending, pretending 
    AE
    Pretending, pretending (2nd time, repeat 'pretending' part before solo) 
    (second time guitar solo here)
    Satisfied but lost in love (2 part harmony)
    Situations change (2 part harmony)
    You're never who you used to think you are
    How strange (lick 2)
    Chorus
    I get lost in alibis
    Sadness can't prevail
    Everybody knows strong love
    Can't fail (lick 2)
    Don't be pretending about how you feel (3 part harmony when singing)
    Don't be pretending that your love is real (the word 'pretending')
    Don't be pretending about how you feel
    Don't be pretending that your love is real
    E5Em7
    Pretending, pretending 
    AE5
    Pretending, pretending 
    Notes: E5 may be E maj or E min, it isn't clear. The rythm plays E5 and
    the solo sometimes plays major 3rd sometimes minor 3rd.
    Also, the its not clear if the Em7 is an Em7 or a G with an E in the bass.