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    AerosmithSweet Emotion Arctic MonkeysWhen the Sun Goes Down Rage Against the MachineTake the Power Back Death Cab for CutieI Will Follow You Into the Dark Arctic MonkeysSnap Out of It WeezerSay It Ain't So
    A
    (x02220) 
    Dmaj9F#
    / (200220) 
    Bm7
    (x24232) or (797777) 
    D
    (xx0232) or (x57775) 
    E
    (x79997) 
    A
    In one single moment your whole life can turn 'round, 
    I stand there for a minute starin' straight into the ground,
    Dmaj9F#
    Lookin' to the left slightly, then lookin' back down, 
    World feels like it's caved in - proper sorry frown.
    A
    Please let me show you where we could only just be for us, 
    I can change and I can grow or we could adjust,
    Dmaj9F#
    The wicked thing about us is we always have trust, 
    We can even have an open relationship, if you must,
    A
    I look at her she stares almost straight back at me, 
    But her eyes glaze over like she's lookin' straight through me,
    Dmaj9F#
    Then her eyes must have closed for what seems an eternity, 
    When they open up she's lookin' down at her feet.
    A
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    Dmaj9F#
    I know it's hard to take but her mind has been made up, 
    There's plenty more fish in the sea,
    A
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    Dmaj9F#
    I know you want to make her see how much this pain hurts, 
    But you've got to walk away now it's over.
    A
    So then I move my hand up from down by my side, 
    It's shakin', my life is crashin' before my eyes,
    Dmaj9F#
    Turn the palm of my hand up to face the skies, 
    Touch the bottom of her chin and let out a sigh.
    A
    'Cos I can't imagine my life without you and me, 
    There's things I can't imagine doin', things I can't imagine seein'
    Dmaj9F#
    It weren't supposed to be easy, surely, 
    Please, please, I'm beggin please.
    A
    She brings her hands up towards where my hands rested, 
    She wraps her fingers round mine with the softness she's blessed with
    Dmaj9F#
    She peels away my fingers, looks at me and then gestures, 
    By pushin' my hand away to my chest, from hers.
    As Chorus 1
    (A cappella no chords)
    And I'm just standin' there, I can't say a word
    'Cause everythin's just gone
    I've got nothin'
    Absolutely nothin'
    A
    Tryin' to pull her close out of bare desperation, 
    Put my arms around her tryin' to change what she's sayin'
    Dmaj9F#
    Pull my head level with hers so she might engage in, 
    Look into her eyes to make her listen again.
    A
    I'm not gonna fuckin', just fuckin' leave it all now, 
    'Cause you said it'd be forever and that was your vow,
    Dmaj9F#
    And you're gonna let our things simply crash and fall down, 
    You're well out of order now, this is well out of town.
    A
    She pulls away, my arms are tightly clamped round her waist, 
    Gently pushes me back and she looks at me straight,
    Dmaj9F#
    Turns around so she's now got her back to my face, 
    Takes one step forward, looks back, and then walks away.
    A
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    Dmaj9F#
    I know it's hard to take but her mind has been made up, 
    There's plenty more fish in the sea,
    A
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    Dmaj9F#
    I know you want to make her see how much this pain hurts, 
    But you've got to walk away now it's over.
    Bm7
    I know in the past I've found it hard to say, 
    DE
    Tellin' you things but not tellin' straight. 
    Bm7
    But the more I pull on your hand and say, 
    DE
    The more you pull away. 
    A
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    Dmaj9F#
    I know it's hard to take but her mind has been made up, 
    There's plenty more fish in the sea.
    (A cappella no chords)
    Dry your eyes mate,
    I know you want to make her see how much this pain hurts,
    But you've got to walk away now.
    Version 2: All chords are relative to capo
    **Capo 5th fret**
    E
    (02210x) 
    E/A
    (00210x) 
    F#m7
    (242222) 
    A
    (x02220) 
    B
    (x24442) 
    Note: When playing the E and E/A chord you want to try and avoid
    hitting the bottom e string.
    E
    In one single moment your whole life can turn 'round, 
    I stand there for a minute starin' straight into the ground,
    E/A
    Lookin' to the left slightly, then lookin' back down, 
    World feels like it's caved in - proper sorry frown.
    E
    Please let me show you where we could only just be for us, 
    I can change and I can grow or we could adjust,
    E/A
    The wicked thing about us is we always have trust, 
    We can even have an open relationship, if you must,
    E
    I look at her she stares almost straight back at me, 
    But her eyes glaze over like she's lookin' straight through me,
    E/A
    Then her eyes must have closed for what seems an eternity, 
    When they open up she's lookin' down at her feet.
    E
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    E/A
    I know it's hard to take but her mind has been made up, 
    There's plenty more fish in the sea,
    E
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    E/A
    I know you want to make her see how much this pain hurts, 
    But you've got to walk away now it's over.
    E
    So then I move my hand up from down by my side, 
    It's shakin', my life is crashin' before my eyes,
    E/A
    Turn the palm of my hand up to face the skies, 
    Touch the bottom of her chin and let out a sigh.
    E
    'Cos I can't imagine my life without you and me, 
    There's things I can't imagine doin', things I can't imagine seein'
    E/A
    It weren't supposed to be easy, surely, 
    Please, please, I'm beggin please.
    E
    She brings her hands up towards where my hands rested, 
    She wraps her fingers round mine with the softness she's blessed with
    E/A
    She peels away my fingers, looks at me and then gestures, 
    By pushin' my hand away to my chest, from hers.
    As Chorus 1
    (A cappella no chords)
    And I'm just standin' there, I can't say a word
    'Cause everythin's just gone
    I've got nothin'
    Absolutely nothin'
    E
    Tryin' to pull her close out of bare desperation, 
    Put my arms around her tryin' to change what she's sayin'
    E/A
    Pull my head level with hers so she might engage in, 
    Look into her eyes to make her listen again.
    E
    I'm not gonna fuckin', just fuckin' leave it all now, 
    'Cause you said it'd be forever and that was your vow,
    E/A
    And you're gonna let our things simply crash and fall down, 
    You're well out of order now, this is well out of town.
    E
    She pulls away, my arms are tightly clamped round her waist, 
    Gently pushes me back and she looks at me straight,
    E/A
    Turns around so she's now got her back to my face, 
    Takes one step forward, looks back, and then walks away.
    E
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    E/A
    I know it's hard to take but her mind has been made up, 
    There's plenty more fish in the sea,
    E
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    E/A
    I know you want to make her see how much this pain hurts, 
    But you've got to walk away now it's over.
    F#m7
    I know in the past I've found it hard to say, 
    AB
    Tellin' you things but not tellin' straight. 
    F#m7
    But the more I pull on your hand and say, 
    AB
    The more you pull away. 
    E
    Dry your eyes mate, 
    E/A
    I know it's hard to take but her mind has been made up, 
    There's plenty more fish in the sea.
    (A cappella no chords)
    Dry your eyes mate,
    I know you want to make her see how much this pain hurts,
    But you've got to walk away now.