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Girl's Mind



Chord Guide


Am:   x02210

       3 2 1

Am7/G: 3x2010

D7sus2/ T  21

F#:     2x0210

       T 321

Fmaj7: 1x3210


A5:   577xxx


B5:   799xxx

      1 3 4

C#5:  91111xxx

     1 3 4

D5: 101212xxx

      3    4

G:    3x0003


E:    022100


Chorus Strum: D D D D D D D D

              1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


Main Progression: 

Am          Am7/G      

D       D   U       U   D   U

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +                         

D7sus2/F#   Fmaj7

D       D   U       U   D   U

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +


Intro:  Main Progression x2


Verse 1 w/main progression:

When you hear us say yes, sometimes it means no

We'll tell you to stop, when we want you to go

I know that we're different, but we're all the same

      Fmaj7                            E

It's all in the games that we play


Verse 2 w/main progression:

Now if you wanna please me, don't take it so far

You think it's gonna be easy, but you're trying too hard

Gotta know how to treat me, if you know what I mean

                  Fmaj7              E

It's still the devil and angel I'm caught between



                A5 (½)          B5 (½)           C#5 (½)          D5 (½)

You don't get it, don't see it, don't know what I want

             A5(½)          B5 (½)         C#5 (½)          D5 (½)

Don't know how I'm feeling, you got me all wrong boy

       A5 (½)          B5 (½) C#5 (½)        D5 (½)

So don't you forget it, you'll never get

   G      E (Strum an 8th note on beats 1 & 2)

inside            A girl's mind


Main Progression x2


Verse 3 w/main progression:

If you heard what I'm saying, you'll be thinking it thru

You won't do what you want, but what I want you to do...

Will you figure me out or misunderstand

         Fmaj7                                      E

'Cos I really want you to know who I am




Bridge w/main progression:

If you only knew what I feel for you

If you only see what you mean to me

If you'd only hear how much I care



Fmaj7 (hold)                                    E (hold)

You'd know what's going on in my head


Chorus x2 (don't sing "A girl's mind" first time)

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.