When I Was Older Chords & Lyrics Artist:

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Am chord E7 chord Fmaj7 chord
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How To Play

Capo: 2nd fret

INTRO
    Am                    E7                      Fmaj7                 E7
e|--------0---------0--|----0---------0--------|--------0---------0--|----0-----------0--------|
B|----0-1-------0-1----|------3-0-------3-0----|------1---------1----|------3-0---------3-0----|
G|--2---------2--------|--1---------1-------1--|----2---------2------|--1-------1---1-------1--|
D|---------------------|-----------------------|--3---------3--------|-------------------------|
A|---------------------|-----------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
E|---------------------|-----------------------|---------------------|-------------------------|
 
Am             E7             Fmaj7              E7
   When I was older, I was a sailor, on an open sea
Am                   E7                    Fmaj7                      E7
   But now I'm underwater, and my skin is paler, than it should ever be
     Am
Mmm-hmmm
 
 
VERSE 1
Am                 E7
   I'm on my back again
                                           Fmaj7
Dreaming of a time and place where you and I remain the best of friends
                       E7
Even after all this ends, can we pretend?
 
Am                            E7
   I'm on my, I'm on my back again
                                             Fmaj7
It's seeming more and more like all we ever do is see how far it bends
                                E7
Before it breaks in half and then, we bend it back again
 
 
PRE CHORUS
Am
Guess I got caught in the middle of it
                                               E7
Yes I've been taught, got a little of it in my blood, in my blood
Fmaj7
Memories burn like a forest fire
                                     E7
Heavy rain turns any funeral pyre to mud, in the flood
 
 
CHORUS
Am             E7             Fmaj7              E7
   When I was older, I was a sailor, on an open sea
Am                   E7                    Fmaj7                      E7
   But now I'm underwater, and my skin is paler, than it should ever be
 
 
BRIDGE
Am
   I'm watching movies back to back in black and white, I never
 
   Seen anybody do it like I do it any better
E7
   Then going over you, I'm overdue for no endeavors
 
   Nobody lonely like I'm lonely and I don't know whether
Fmaj7
   You'd really like it in the limelight
 
   You'd sympathize with all the bad guys
E7
   I'm still a victim in my own right
 
   But I'm the villain in my own eyes, yeah
 
 
OUTRO
Am             E7             Fmaj7              E7
   When I was older, I was a sailor, on an open sea

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