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Swing, Swing

All-American Rejects

 

Main Strum:

    D D     D

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Punk Strum:

D D D D D D D D

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Bridge Strum (E5 and G5/F# only)

D D

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro:

(w/main strum): / G5 - - - / G5/F# - - - / E5 - - - / C5 - - - / x2

(w/punk strum): / G5 - - - / G5/F# - - - / E5 - - - / C5 - - - / x2

 

Verse (w/main strum):

G5                      

Days swiftly come and go, I'm dreaming of her

E5                         C5

She's seeing other guys, emotions astir

G5              

The sun is gone, the nights are long

E5            C5

And I am left while the tears fall

 

Pre Chorus (w/punk strum):

G5                                     E5            C5

Did you think that I would cry on the phone

G5                                     E5            C5

Do you know what it feels like being alone

Bm          C (x2)

I'll find someone new

 

Chorus:

G5                                     G5/F#

Swing, swing, swing from the tangles of

     E5                            C5

My heart is crushed by a former love

G5         G5/F#   E5     C5

Can you help me find a way to carry on again

 

Verse (w/main strum):

G5

Wish cast into the sky, I'm moving on

E5                            C5

Sweet beginnings do arise, she knows I was wrong

G5

The notes are old, they bend they fold

E5     C5

so do I to a new love

 

Pre-Chorus and Chorus

 

Solo: / G5 - - - / G5/F# - - - / E5 - - - / C5 - - - / x2

 

Bridge:

E5    G5/F#

Bury me

G                         Gsus4

You thought your problems were gone

E5     G5/F#

Carry me

C5 (x2)

Away, away, away

 

Chorus x 2

 

G (hold)


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.