The Avett Brothers


Capo 1


Chord Guide

      3    4

G:    3x0003


Am:   x02210


D:    xx0232

       32 1

C:    x32010


Bm:   x24432


Em:   022000


A:    x02220



Strum Guide

Bass-Strum:       w/swing feel

B   D U B   D U   & alternating

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +   bass

Bridge Strum:      Damp strings

D   D   D   D      after each

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +    strum



Play freely, one strum per chord:

G                                    Am

Okay so I was wrong about


My reasons for us fallin’ out


Of love I want to fall back in


G                                         Am

My life is different now I swear


I know now what it means to care


About somebody other than myself


G                                          Am

I know the things I said to you


They were untender and untrue


I’d like to see those things undo


G                                               Am

So if you could find it in your heart


To give a man a second start


I promise things won’t end the same



G                               C

Shame, boatloads of shame

                Am                   D

Day after day, more of the same

G                           C

Blame, please lift it off

                    Am                       D

Please take it off, please make it stop


G                                  Am

Okay so I have read the mail


The stories people often tell


About us that we never knew


Start Bass-Strum:

G                              Am

But their existence will float away


And just like every word they say


And we will hold hands as they fade





C                                   Bm

   I felt so sure of everything


My love to you so well received


And I just strutted around your town


Knowing I didn’t let you down


The truth be known, the truth be told


My heart was always fairly cold


Posing to be as warm as yours


My way of getting in your world


But now I’m out and I’ve had time


To look around and think


And sink into another world


That’s filled with guilt and overwhelming




G                                      Am

And everyone they have a heart


And when they break and fall apart


And need somebody’s helping hand


G                                    Am

I used to say just let ’em fall


It wouldn’t bother me at all


I couldn’t help them now I can


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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.

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