The Handshake Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

A chord G chord D chord G/F# chord Em chord Bm chord A over C Sharp chord B chord D sharp chord G sharp minor chord F sharp chord E chord
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How To Play

INTRO
Organ fade in,
 
e|-------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
B|-------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
G|-------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
D|-------|------------0--2--0----|-----------------------|------------0--2--0----|-----------------------|
A|-------|-0----0--2-------------|-----2----0--2-0-------|-0----0--2-------------|-----2----0--2-0-------|
E|-0--3--|-----------------------|-----------------0--3--|-----------------------|-----------------0--3--|
 
 
VERSE 1
 
A                   G
I just shook the handshake
G                  D
I just sealed the deal
A                G
I'll try not to let them
         G                D
Take everything they can steal
A              G
People always told me
G                  D
Don't forget your roots
A             G                              D
I know I can feel them underneath my leather boots
 
 
PRE CHORUS
 
G      G/F#         Em      A
You toss all the mornings lost
         D              A      Bm
to the clouds and you watch it go
      G             G/F#         Em       A/C#
Your fair weather friends on a parachute binge
     D             A     Bm
get lost when the wind blows
        G                     A
The handshake's stuck on the tip of my tongue
    Bm
It tastes like death but it looks like fun
 
 
VERSE 2
 
B
I was a loner
            Em     D#   G#m
I was just waiting by myself
      D
When you, warped temptress
                   F#            B
Rose to bring me happiness and wealth
       Em            D#           D                A
Black tears, black smile, black credit cards and shoes
A
You can call all the people you want
         E                 F#
But it's you who's being used
 
B
Under your black eyes, honey
Em       D#         G#m
Right beneath your nose
    D
A curse on all creation
       F#                B
Every single thing you know
        Em          D#            D             A
White smoke, white light, white marble on the floor
A
It would only take a few seconds of darkness to
E                      F#
figure out what's in store
        F#
Little girl
 
 
CHORUS
 
G  G/F#        Em       A              D
Mmmmmm you convince yourself that you want
             A     Bm
it, but you don't know
     G       G/F#      Em        A
You keep on trying to wash the blood from your
D              A    Bm
hands, but it won't go
G                     A
We're gonna keep you on the run
 
 
OUTRO
 
Bm
We got the handshake under our tongue
Bm
We got the handshake under our tongue
Bm
We got the handshake under our tongue
Bm
We got the handshake under our tongue
 
Bm
We got the handshake (until fade out)

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