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Am chord C chord D chord G chord Cadd9 chord
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INTRO
G  Cadd9  Am  D  (x6)
 
 
VERSE
G    Cadd9  Am       D
Once upon a midnight dearie
G                   Cadd9     Am  D
I woke with something in my head
  G          Cadd9    Am  D
I couldn't escape the memory
      G                Cadd9      Am  D
Of a phone call and of what you said
        G           Cadd9          Am       D
Like a game show contestant with a parting gift
        G        C      Am  D
I could not believe my eyes
       G               Cadd9      Am       D
When I saw through the voice of a trusted friend
             G          Cadd9     Am   D
Who needs to humor me and tell me lies
      G           Cadd9    Am  D
Yeah humor me and tell me lies
    G        Cadd9      Am       D
And I'll lie too and say I don't mind
    G    Cadd9    Am        D
And as we seek so shall we find
    G                  Cadd9       Am       D
And when you're feeling open I'll still be here
    G             Cadd9       Am      D
But not without a certain degree of fear
    G       Cadd9    Am      D
Of what will be with you and me
   G       Cadd9        Am     D
I still can see things hopefully
 
 
CHORUS
    G  Cadd9  Am  D
But you
               G       Cadd9   Am   D
Why you wanna give me a run-around
        G        Cadd9    Am          D
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
     G             Cadd9  Am   D      G  Cadd9  Am  D
When all it does is sl    -    ow me down
 
 
VERSE
     G     Cadd9     Am   D
And shake me and my confidence
         G       Cadd9  Am  D
About a great many things
         G         Cadd9  Am      D
But I've been there I can see it cower
        G              Cadd9            Am   D
Like a nervous magician waiting in the wings
     G   Cadd9          Am          D
Of a bad play where the heroes are right
     G      Cadd9      Am         D
And nobody thinks or expects too much
     G          Cadd9           Am     D
And Hollywood's calling for the movie rights
             G         Cadd9    Am   D
Singing hey babe let's keep in touch
     G      Cadd9     Am     D
Hey baby let's keep in touch
    G                  Cadd9    Am               D
But I want more than a touch I want you to reach me
     G              Cadd9         Am        D
And show me all the things no one else can be
    G       Cadd9         Am     D
So what you feel becomes mine as well
     G            Cadd9           Am       D
And soon if we're lucky we'd be unable to tell
         G       Cadd9     Am        D
What's yours and mine the finshings fine
        G              Cadd9           Am        D
And it doesn't have to rhyme so don't feed me a line
 
 
CHORUS
    G  Cadd9  Am  D
But you
               G       Cadd9   Am   D
Why you wanna give me a run-around
        G        Cadd9    Am          D
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
     G             Cadd9  Am   D      G  Cadd9  Am  D
When all it does is sl    -    ow me down
 
 
INSTRUMENTAL
G  Cadd9  Am  D  (x6)
 
   G        Cadd9                Am                D                     G        Cadd9
e|-----------10-12--14--14/15--|----15\14-12----------------------------|------------------------|
B|--8-10--13-------------------|-------------15--13-12-10-12-8-10-12----|---------------12-10----|
G|-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|---14--12---14------12--|
D|-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|------------------------|
E|-----------------------------|----------------------------------------|------------------------|
 
   Am                D             G           Cadd9              Am             D
e|------------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|-13\12-10--13\12-10--13\12-10-|-13\12-10--13\12-10--13\12-10-|--12p10-----12p10----12p10------|
G|------------------------------|------------------------------|--------12--------12--------12--|
D|------------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|------------------------------|--------------------------------|
 
   G             Cadd9             Am             D               G            Cadd9
e|--------------------------------|----------------------------|---------------------------------|
B|--12p10-----12p10----12p10------|-12p0--10p0--9p0--7p0--5p0--|--4p0--5h7p5p0--4p0-5p0--2p0-4p0-|
G|--------12--------12--------12--|----------------------------|---------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|----------------------------|---------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|----------------------------|---------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|----------------------------|---------------------------------|
 
  Am                D                   G           Cadd9                  Am             D
e|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------|
B|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------|
G|--5p0-7p0-5h7p5p0--4p0-5p0--2p0-4p0-|5p0-7p0-5h7p5p0--4p0-5p0--2p0-4p0-|--5-7--9--11/12--12\11-|
D|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------|
A|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------|
E|------------------------------------|----------------------------------|-----------------------|
 
   G        Cadd9                Am            D               G            Cadd9
e|------------------------------|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
G|--9--7--5--4--2-4--5--9\7p5---|-9\7p5--9\7p5--9\7p5-9\7p5--|-7p0-5p0-4p0-2p0--4p0--5p0---7----|
D|------------------------------|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|----------------------------|----------------------------------|
 
   Am         D
e|----------------------------|
B|-----------5--7----8--------|
G|-4-5-7-9--------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
E|----------------------------|
 
 
{Verse]
                 G    Cadd9             Am      D
Tra la la la la bomba dear this is the pilot speaking
          G       Cadd9     Am  D
And I've got some news for you
             G          Cadd9            Am       D
It seems my ship still stands no matter what you drop
                   G            Cadd9    Am  D
And there ain't a whole lot that you can do
             G            Cadd9     Am            D
Oh sure the banner may be torn and wind's gotten colder
G              Cadd9           Am     D
  Perhaps I've grown a little cynical
       G       Cadd9           Am       D
But I know no matter what the waitress brings
         G           Cadd9  Am    D
I shall drink it and always be full
            G            Cadd9  Am  D
Yeah I will drink it and always be full
   G      Cadd9      Am       D
Oh I like coffee, and I like tea
            G         Cadd9     Am    D
I'd like to be able to enter a final plea
   G             Cadd9           Am         D
I still got this dream that you just can't shake
   G              Cadd9            Am      D
I love you to the point you can no longer take
          G     Cadd9  Am         D
Well all right, okay, so be that way
   G       Cadd9               Am              D
I hope and pray that there's something left to say
 
 
CHORUS
    G  Cadd9  Am  D
But you
               G       Cadd9   Am   D
Why you wanna give me a run-around
        G        Cadd9    Am          D
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
     G            Cadd9      Am   D
When all it does is slow me down
    G  Cadd9  Am  D
But you
               G       Cadd9   Am   D
Why you wanna give me a run-around
        G        Cadd9    Am          D
Is it a sure-fire way to speed things up
     G             Cadd9  Am   D      G  Cadd9  Am  D
When all it does is sl    -    ow me down
 
 
INSTRUMENTAL
G  Cadd9  Am  D
(repeat to fade)
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