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Ryan Adams : Cold Roses
2005


  1. Magnolia Mountain
  2. Sweet Illusions
  3. Meadowlake Street
  4. When Will You Come Back Home?

  5. Beautiful Sorta
  6. Now That You're Gone
  7. Cherry Lane
  8. Mockingbird
  9. How Do You Keep Love Alive?

  10. Easy Plateau
  11. Let It Ride
  12. Rosebud
  13. Cold Roses
  14. If I Am A Stranger

  15. Dance All Night
  16. Blossom
  17. Life Is Beautiful
  18. Friends

Magnolia Mountain

Bm
D
I wanna go to Magnolia Mountain
A
E
And lay my weary head down
G
D
A
Asus4
A
Down on the rocks of the mountain my savior made
Steady my soul and ease my worry Hold me when I rattle like a hummingbird hummin' Tie me to the rocks of the mountain my savior made
C#m
G#m
D
A
Lie to me, sing me a song
C#m
G#m
F#
Sing me a song until the morning comes
C#m
G#m
D
A
If the morning come, will you lie to me
C#m
G#m
Will you take me to your bed, will you lay me down
F#
Till I'm heavy like the rocks in the riverbed That my savior made
I wanna be the bluebird singing Singing to the roses in her yard Roses in her yard her father grew for her It's been raining like Tennessee honey So long I got too heavy to fly Ain't no bluebird ever gets too heavy to sing
C#m
G#m
D
A
Lie to me, sing me a song
C#m
G#m
F#
Sing me a song until the morning comes
C#m
G#m
D
A
If the morning come, will you lie to me
C#m
G#m
Will you take me to your bed, will you lay me down
F#
Till I'm heavy like the rocks in the riverbed That my savior made
We burn the cotton fields down in the valley And ended up with nothing but scars Scars became the lessons that we gave to our children after the war There ain't nothing but the truth of a Magnolia Mountain Where nobody ever dies Steady your soul and ease your worry, they got room
C#m
G#m
D
A
Lie to me, sing me a song
C#m
G#m
F#
Sing me a song until the morning comes
C#m
G#m
D
A
If the morning come, will you lie to me
C#m
G#m
Will you take me to your bed, will you lay me down
F#
Till I'm heavy like the rocks in the riverbed That my savior made


Sweet Illusions

Capo:
II
|
Dm
Am
|
Dm
Am
|
Dm
Am
|
F
/b
C
|
C
/b
G
|
Am
G
Let me go, I'm only letting you down
C
/b
F
I've got nothing to say to you now
Am
G
I lose the feelings that are weighing me down
C
F
When I'm safe
It's turning morning, all the birds sing I'm not complicating anything I'll have another then I'll go to bed But I'll dream of you
Am
'Cause it's almost over
G
And it's almost gone
C
F
And I can feel the sweet illusion coming
Am
G
Sweet confusion, honey
C
F
Gsus4
G
Sweet illusion coming down (
Dm
) And I ain't got nothing but love for you now
|
Dm
Am
|
Dm
Am
|
Dm
Am
|
F
/b
C
|
C
/b
G
| You and I used to shine like a jewel But time's been nothing to us but cruel So play it out and never play the fool 'Cause you'll lose every time We were nothing, we were only the past Hard times like that don't last I've been forgiven, I've been surpassed By my heart, have you? 'Cause it's almost over Yeah it's almost gone And I can feel the sweet illusion coming Sweet confusion, honey Sweet illusion coming down And I ain't got nothing but love for you
Dm
F
C
G
Love for you I can't use
Dm
F
C
G
Lonely nights multiplied by the blues That I can't resolve
You never knew me but I did my best I'm just lonely inside I guess You gave me everything you really tried Thanks If we were nothing and we're only the past Then I'm just living in a dream I guess A long black dream that takes me down the river To you Where it's almost over And we're almost gone And I can feel the sweet illusion coming Sweet confusion, honey Sweet illusion coming down And I ain't got nothing but love for you now


Meadowlake Street

A/D xx0220
Asus2/D xx0200
A
A
Asus4
A
There's something about you that reminds me of all those times
D
A
E
When I wasn't sorry, when I wasn't blue the cherry moon it shone down on us
F#m
A
E
F#m
Under the stars shining down everyone for you
A
G
If I could count them all I would circle the moon
D
A
E
And count 'em back to nothing till I got to you
Bm
A
G
Something in you dies when it's over Everybody cries sometimes If loving you's a dream, it's not worth having
A
Asus2
A
Asus2
Then why do I dream of you?
A
Asus4
A
I used to be the house that you lived in down on Meadowlake Street
D
A
E
When you moved they cut down the maple tree I carved your name into
F#m
A
E
The tree became a boat, I christened it your name
F#m
A
And when the water turned to salt from your tears
G
It hit the bottom of the ocean where I go
Dsus2
A
E
When I hear your name and I sink like a stone
Bm
A
G
Something in you dies when it's over Everybody cries sometimes If loving you's a dream, it's not worth having
A/d
Asus2/d
A/d
Asus2/d
Then why do I dream of you?
A
Asus4
I feel like a dream that's not worth having
A
Asus4
Like a nervous joke ain't nobody laughing
Dsus2
Like somebody with nothing 'cause they don't know what they're wanting
Tiny like the sand in the cracks of the driftwood
A
Asus4
Washed up on the shore of an ocean of you
A
Asus4
Boats out on the horizon
Dsus2
Made of the maple tree where I used to lie down on Meadowlake street counting the stars
A
Asus4
A
Asus4
Dsus2
You and I You and I...
A
Asus4
A
Asus4
Dsus2
You and I You and I...
Bm
A
G
Something in you dies when it's over Everybody cries sometimes If loving you's a dream, it's not worth having
A/d
Asus2/d
A/d
Asus2/d
Then why do I dream of you?
A/d
Asus2/d
A/d
Asus2/d
Why do I dream of you? Why do I dream of you? Why do I dream of you? Why?


When Will You Come Back Home?

Capo:
II
G6 320030
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|---7---8---|---7---8---|--
|-7-------7-|-7-------7-|--
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D
A
There's something in the way she eases my mind
G
Em
And lays me across the bed till I close my eyes
G
A
D
Stirs me in the morning till I can't ever be satisfied
I leave Carolina every night in my dreams Like the girls that try to love me that I only leave Rock me like a baby doll and hold me to your chest, but I'm always moving too fast
G6
A
Dsus2
If I could find my way back home, where would I go?
G6
A
When everything about me, I used to be
Esus4
Shivers in the sheets and the blankets of snow
G6
Lost out in the woods were you're looking for me
D
G6
When, when will you come back home
D
G6
When, when will you come back home
Esus4
D
No one leave the lights on in a house where nobody lives anymore
Loaded like the boxes up in the bedroom Coming off the hinges like the door The shadows dancing up in the window, they're not who we are but who we were And I'm not gonna break, but if I do I'm gonna shatter like the glass I turned your heart into I'm broken like the windows in the house where I used to live And If I could find my way back home, where would I go? When everything about me, I used to be Shivers in the sheets and the blankets of snow I'm lost out in the woods looking for you When, when will you come back home? When, when will you come back home? When, when will you come back home? When, when will you come back home? No one leave the lights on in a house where nobody lives anymore
Bm
G
D
G
Everything about me you liked is already gone
Bm
G
D
G
Everything about me you loved is gone
D
G6
When, when will you come back home? When, when will you come back home? When, when will you come back home? When, when will you come back home?


Beautiful Sorta

Riff1 (and intro)
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|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
Riff2 Riff3
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|--6-7-------------| |---------| x8
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Riff1
All I want to do is get up get up get up In the morning in the morning And not want to die tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow
Bm
A
G
D
I feel alright when I think about you
Em7
Walking through a star field covered in light
Em7
Wasted like you're losing your job you're so fired
D/f#
Just like the ones you used to make fun of
G
D
G
D
G
D
Esus4
It's beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not
G
D
G
D
G
D
B5
A
Riff2
Beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not
Riff1
All I want to do is get down get down get down In the evening in the evening And not want to die tomorrow tomorrow tomorrow
Bm
A
G
D
I'm buzzing like a jar full of lightening bolts!
Em7
Walking through a star field covered in light
Em7
Wasted like a bum with somebody's wallet
D/f#
Pictures inside of you and I
D/f#
Wasted and sad I'm way past sorry
G
D
G
D
G
D
Esus4
It's beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not
G
D
G
D
G
D
B5
Beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not
Am7
G
D
Am7
I do anything I can to remove you but it hurts
G
From all the things that we started
G
D
G
D
G
D
Esus4
It's beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not
G
D
G
D
G
D
Esus4
Beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not
G
D
G
D
G
D
Esus4
It's beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not
G
D
G
D
G
D
Esus4
Beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta, beautiful sorta but not


Now That You're Gone

I ain't afraid of hurt I've had so much it feels just like normal to me now I'm alone and I'm dancin' with you now In your old room, in your old house I'm alone and I'm dancin' with you now In your old room, but there's nobody there Now that your gone Now that your gone for good Everything you ever touched is undisturbed and hangs out Like crime scene evidence undisturbed in dust I don't dare touch anything because it's evidence of us And it means everything, well sort of I'm alone and I'm dancin' with you now In your old room, in your old house I'm alone and I'm dancin' with you now In your old room, but there's nobody there Now that your gone Now that your gone for good I'm alone and I'm dancing with you now In your old room but there's nobody there Now that your gone Now that your gone for good Gone


Cherry Lane

Every night I read this novel About you holding roses in the pouring rain But the ending's tore up, trying to hail a cab Think no one can read you, but I can Well we move into a house down on Cherry Lane And watch the world go by, I'm missing a page I wanna be the one who walks you home Who walks you home tonight Staring into her eyes and then try and explain it But it's written in a language that was meant to fuck you up And I can never get close enough But I lie But I lie down on her pillow And you feel like you was going away Going away when you got no place to go But back in her arms lying on her pillow Curled up with a book down on Cherry Lane The glass it hits the floor and you're walking away But I wanna be the one who walks you home Who walks you home anyway Stare into her eyes and then try to explain it Try to explain it away I wanna be the one who walks you home Who walks you home tonight Stare into her eyes and then try to explain it Try to explain it away But that shit just fucks you up And I can never get close enough I can never get close I can never get close enough I can never get close enough to you


Mockingbird

Mockingbirds sing Sing me what the Lord was singing On the day He made the water The color of the blues Sing me that song Sing me to till the heavens rising On the day He made the water The color of my baby's eyes Love her in the ways you want to be loved Love her in the ways she wants to be loved Love her in the ways you want to be loved But the way I'm loving her, it must not be enough 'Cause in the way she cries It only tears me up I feel dead inside and dying And if you give up Don't give up on love Don't give up on love The rivers they run They run until they get too tired Until they run behind the houses And they become a creek When I was a child I ran until the creek became a river When it turned into the ocean I wondered why He'd made it so deep Love her in the ways you want to be loved Love her in the ways you want to be loved Love her in the ways you want to be loved But the way I'm loving her must not be enough 'Cause the way she cries It only tears me up I feel dead inside and dying Don't give up 'Cause in a way she's crying It only tears me up I feel dead inside and dying Give up Don't give up on love Don't give up on love Love her in the ways you want to be loved Love her in the ways you want to be loved Love her in the ways you want to be loved Sometimes it ain't enough Sometimes it ain't enough But don't give up on love


How Do You Keep Love Alive?

Capo:
IV
Bm
Bm
G
A
x2
G
A
D
G
Lord, I miss that girl, on the day we met the sun was shining down
G
A
D
G
Down on the valley, riddled with horses running, crushing them with flowers
G
A
D
G
I would have picked for her on the day she was born
G
A
D
She runs through my veins like a long black river
G
And rattles my cage like a thunderstorm
G
A
Oh my soul
Bm7
What does it mean? What does it mean?
A
G
Bm7
What does it mean to be so sad?
Bm7
When someone you love
Bm7
A
Someone you love is supposed to make you happy
D
What do you do?
D
G
A
G
D
G
A
G
How do you keep love alive? When it won't
G
A
D
G
What, what are the words they use when they know it's over?
G
A
D
G
"We need to talk," or "I'm confused, maybe later you can come over"
G
A
D
G
I would've held your mother's hand on the day you was born
G
A
D
She runs through my veins like a long black river
G
And rattles my cage like a thunderstorm
G
A
Oh, my soul
Bm7
What does it mean?
Bm7
What does it mean?
A
G
Bm7
What does it mean to be so sad?
Bm7
When someone you love
Bm7
A
Someone you love is supposed to make you happy
D
What do you do?
D
G
A
G
D
G
A
G
How do you keep love alive? When it won't
D
G
A
G
D
G
A
G
How do you keep love alive? When it won't
D
A
D
A
D
A
D
D
How do you keep love alive? When it won't


Easy Plateau

Acoustic: Electric:
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A
Em
A
Em
Let's take a ride to the easy plateau
A
Em
G
Where the cold don't come and the wind don't blow
A
Em
A
Em
Moonlight flickers on the water below
A
Em
G
The orange grove blossoms in the orange grove
D
G
Bad nights lead to better days
D
It doesn't matter but I think about it anyways
A
G
D
A
G
D
I want an easy plateau, some place to rest my head
A
G
D
A
G
D
I want an easy plateau, some place to rest my head
A
For awhile, for awhile, for awhile, for a little while
Sleepyhead, come on let's take a ride To the easy plateau in the back of your mind Up through the alley take the door under the stairs My head ain't feeling nothing but cats and rocking chairs Bad nights lead to better days It never happens but I think about it anyways I want an easy plateau, some place to rest my head I want an easy plateau, some place to rest my head For awhile, for awhile, for awhile, for a little while
D
Dsus4
D
Dsus4
D
x2
D
Dsus4
D
How do I hold on to you
D
Dsus4
D
If I can't hold on to me
Bm
Dsus4
D
How do I hold on to you
Bm
Dsus4
D
I want an easy plateau
Bm
Some place to rest my head
D
For a little while
I want an easy plateau, some place to rest my head I want an easy plateau, some place to rest my head


Let It Ride

Capo:
V
Am
Am
G
C
/b
|-------------|-----3--2----|-------------|-------------|
|-1---1h0-----|-3/5----3---0|h1---1h0-----|-------------| repeat
|-2-------0---|------------0|h2-------0---|-------------|
|-2-----------|-------------|---2---------|---0---------|
|-0---------0-|---0---------|-0---------0-|------3--2---|
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Am
Moving like the fog on the Cumberland River
G
C
I was leaving on the Delta Queen
Fmaj7
C/e
G
And I wasn't ready to go
Fmaj7
C/e
G
I'm never ready to go
Twenty-seven years of nothing but failures And promises that I couldn't keep, oh Lord And I wasn't ready to go I'm never ready to go
Am
Fmaj7
C/e
G
Let it ride, let it ride easy down the road
Am
Fmaj7
C/e
G
Let it ride, let it take away all of the darkness
Am
Fmaj7
C/e
G
C/e
Let it ride, let it rock me in the arms of strangers, angels
Fmaj7
Until it brings me home
Fmaj7
Am
Let it ride, let it roll, let it go
Am7
Am7
Am7
Fmaj7
C/e
x2
Loaded like a sailor tumbling off a ferryboat I was at the bar till three, oh Lord And I wasn't ready to go I'm never ready to go Tennessee's a brother to my sister Carolina Where they were gonna bury me And I ain't ready to go I'm never ready to go Let it ride, let it ride easy down the road Let it ride, let it take away all of the darkness Let it ride, let it rock me in the arms of strangers, angels Until it brings me home Let it ride, let it roll, let it go
Am7
Am7
Am7
Fmaj7
C/e
x2
Fmaj7
I wanna see you tonight Dancing in the endless moonlight
C/e
G
In a parking lot in the headlights of cars
Fmaj7
Some place on the moon Where they moved the drive-in theatre
C/e
Where I left the car that I can't find
G
But I still got the keys to
Let it ride, let it ride easy down the road Let it ride, let it take away all of the darkness Let it ride, let it rock me in the arms of strangers, angels Until it brings me home Let it ride, let it roll, let it go
Am7
Am7
Am7
Fmaj7
C/e
x2


Rosebud

Capo:
II
A/e
E
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A7/e
E7
When I pick up my guitar
A7/e
E7
This is the song that always comes
A7/e
E7
Don't know what I'm singing 'bout and don't know what for
A7/e
E7
I think about you and I think about Rosebud
E
E7
Wish there was a song to sing to bring you back
A
F#m
But you can't get here from nowhere I guess
A
Amaj7
A6
A
C#m
Rosebud's shipwrecked up on the Ohio
A
Behind a wall of glass
F#m
A
Telling me to take care of myself
A/e
And my friends
You sing to a field of trees And roses singing those melodies Simple and easy where everything moves Underneath you and Rosebud too I wish there was a song to sing to get you back But you can't get here from nowhere I guess Rosebud's shipwrecked up on the Ohio Behind a wall of glass Telling me to take it easy But I took a photograph And she's just a wooden machine But you and Rosebud, you're still singing to me


Cold Roses

Capo:
II
(
A/e
)
G
D
A
|---3p2p0---0----------------------| |---------2------|-0-----|
|---------3---3p2p0-0-2------------| x4 |---------3------|-2-----|
|----------------------------3-----| |-0-------2------|-2-----|
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A
Mirrors in the room go black and blue
Bm
D
On a Sunday morning in her Saturday shoes
A
E
D
/d
/c#
/b
A
We don't choose who we love, we don't choose
The lights over midway melt on the street In her Saturday shoes with her Saturday feet She don't love who he choose
G
A
And she don't need what she use
Em
G
Daylight comes and exposes
D
Saturday's bruises
A
G
D
And cold roses Cold roses
Nothing but sunlight will help you grow From underneath you bed, you can't see the window We don't choose what we see, we don't choose Fortunate and angry, just like a child All that money buys you medicine, but can't buy you time We don't choose who we love And she don't need what she got Daylight comes and exposes Saturday's bruises And cold roses Cold roses


If I Am A Stranger

Capo:
III
G6 3x0000
Dadd4 x54035
Em
G6
Cmaj7
Em
e|-------0-------|------------|---------------------|------------------|----
B|---3s5---5-3-0-|------------|---------------------|------------------|----
G|---0-----------|-2-4--4p2-0-|-2---4---0---------0-|-2--4---0---------|----
D|---------------|------------|-----------2---0h2---|--------2---------|----
A|---------------|------------|-3---3---3---3-------|-3--3-----3-2-0---|----
E|-0-------------|------------|---------------------|----------------3-|-0--
Em
G6
For all the hours here that move too slow
C
There's all this letting go, that don't pass
Em
G6
If all this love is real, how will we know?
C
If we're only scared of losing it, how will it last?
Dadd4
Em
C
G
If I am a stranger now to you
C
G
C
Dadd4
I will always be, I will always be
Dadd4
Em
C
G
Stronger now then me, stronger then you
C
G
Our love will always be
C
Dadd4
C
And if we let it go, I will try to be there for you
If I can, what if I can't?
G
Em7
Cadd9
G
G
Em7
Cadd9
How to rebuild the walls that someone has knocked down To tell the truth it's hard enough about a lover Who you want to hide your darkness from So they won't let you down I will always be, I will always be Stronger now then me, stronger then you Our love will always be And if we let it go, I will try to be there for you
Dadd4
I will try and be there for you
If I can, what if I can't?
G
Em7
Cadd9
G
G
Em7
Cadd9
G
Em7
Cadd9
G
G
Em7
Cadd9
e|---2-----0-----2-----0-----3-----5-----5-------|-5-----5---5-5b--|
B|-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----3-----|---3-----3-------|
G|-4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4-----4---|-----4-----------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------|-----------------|
E|-1st-time--------------------------------------|-2nd-time--------|
For all the hours here that move to slow
e|---------------------------0--------|
B|---------------------------0--------|
G|--------------0-----0---0--0--------|
D|------------------------2--2--------|
A|------------3---3-2---3-2--2--------|
E|------------------------0--0--------|
There's all this letting go, that won't pass If all this love is real, how will we know? And if were only scared of losing it, how will it last? If I am a stranger now to you I will always be, I will always be Stronger now then me, stronger than you Our love will always be If we let it go, I will try to be there for you I will try to be there for you I will try to be there for you If I can, what if I can't?


Dance All Night

Capo:
III
G
C
Asus4
C
G
G
C
Asus4
C
G
G
C
She ain't lonely now
Asus4
C
G
See her shuffle across the floor
C
Yeah, she's happier now
Asus4
C
See her smile and say "come on"
C
G
Let's dance all night
C
G
C
Let's dance all night
G
Dance all night
Em
D
G
Yeah, I think she'll be alright
I ain't lonely now Yeah, I got someone I love Someone to think about Someone for me to take care of Dance all night Dance all night Dance all night Yeah, I think I'll be alright She ain't lonely now See her shuffle across the floor Yeah, she's happier now See her smile and say "come on" Let's dance all night Let's dance all night Dance all night Yeah, I think she'll be alright Dance all night Dance all night Dance all night


Blossom

F
C
Without anyone to love you
G
Am
What will you blossom into?
F
C
Without anyone to hold you
G
How will you grow?
And in the wildwood trees the wild wind blows And the nighttime crushes the hurricane rose And with no one to care for you Who knows?
C
Dm
Em
Blossom for me, rose
F
G
You're the picture of my love
Blossom for me, rose Stretch out underneath the stars
F
And when tomorrow comes I will hold you up Little blossom, shining in the sun
Without any place to go to What will your soul return to? Without anyone to keep you Where will you go? And in the shadows of the past where you're spinning so fast It's hard to see it coming and it never lasts And with nothing to judge your life by How will you know? Blossom for me, rose You're the picture of my life Blossom for me, rose Stretch out underneath the stars And when tomorrow comes I will hold you up Little blossom, shining in the sun Without anyone to love you What will you blossom into? Without anyone to hold you How will you grow?


Life Is Beautiful

C
F
Em
Dm
x2
Am
You plant a rose, and if the rose comes up
C
Dm
You're thankful to God, and when it doesn't you cuss him
Am
You raise a child and when the child grows up
C
Dm
You got to learn to let go, if you can't learn to love him
Em
F
C
But, oh, what a beautiful thing when you sing
Em
Am
Hear all them bells ringing out in the street
G
F
Hammer strikes the metal and it makes me believe
C
Em
Am
Oh, hear all them bells ringing out in the street
G
F
Blue sky cracking and it makes me believe
Am
'Cause if I don't believe in love
C
F
Then I don't believe in you
Em
Dm
And I do
Now I'm not saying only bad news comes For the people who want it to But you gotta play that music for who's listening You got to have someone you wanna sing it to But, oh, what a beautiful thing when you sing Hear all them bells ringing out in the street Blue sky cracking and it makes me believe Oh, hear all them bells ringing out in the street Hammer strikes the metal and it makes me believe 'Cause if I don't believe in love Then I don't believe in you And I do
Dm
Close my eyes, see the glorious sunset
Em
Through the windows of a store and I want it
F
Anyway, if I ever felt haunted
G
Dm
G
You were there for me
These angry people who are waiting to judge you Have their own judgement that they'll have live up to Open your mouth and if nothing will come through Remember, you're the one that sings, and it's a gift
Dm
G
And life's a beautiful thing, oh, don't waste it doll
Solo
You build a house and if the house comes up You gotta work on that house if wanna make it your home 'Cause everything inside that's not something you own Is what you're taking with you on the day that you go And oh, what a beautiful world when we sing Hear all them bells ringing out in the street Hammer strikes the metal and it makes me believe Oh, Hear all them bells ringing out in the street Hammer strikes the metal and it makes me believe 'Cause if I don't believe in love Then I don't believe in you And I do


Friends

D
Em
D/f#
G
As pretty as a song A song could ever be Like Christmas on a river Without a boat or Christmas tree
G
D/f#
Em
D
This afternoon with you was something like a letter
D
Em
D/f#
G
The kind that someone writes but never sends
G
D/f#
Em
D
And when you look at me like that
D
Em
D/f#
G
I know someday it's gonna end
G
D/f#
Em
And when you get old
D
Em
D/f#
G
I bet you miss your friends
As angry as a breeze Tugging hard upon the sails I've been moving through these streets forever From Istanbul to Amsterdam These things inside me, they repeat like broken records Spinning pretty somethings behind my eyes And when I can't look at you I can paint your picture perfectly in my mind And when I get old I'm gonna miss you all the time That wind up in the trees Scattering bluebirds all over the place Shuffling children in the piles of leaves I wish I was the wind, I'd touch your face This afternoon with you was something like a letter The kind that someone writes but never sends And when you're good to me It makes me blue because someday it's gonna end And when we pass on God, I bet you miss your friends Miss your friends God, I bet you miss your friends