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Iris

Goo Goo Dolls

 

Note: Intro’s meter changes between ¾ and 2/4, and rest is in ¾.

 

Verse and Chorus Strum:

D   D U D U

1 + 2 + 3 +

 

Intro: / Bm - - / Bsus2 - - / - - / Gmaj7 - - / G6 - - / - - /

 

VERSE:

               D               Em              G (x2)

And I'd give up forever to touch you

                  Bm                      A                  G (x2)

'Cause I know that you feel me somehow

                      D                 Em                  G (x2)

You're the closest to heaven that I'll ever be

          Bm                       A                            G (x2)

And I don't want to go home right now

 

VERSE:

       D           Em                         G (x2)

And all I can taste is this moment

      Bm                   A           G (x2)

And all I can breathe is your life

        D       Em            G (x2)

And sooner or later it's over

         Bm                      A                     G (x2)

I just don't want to miss you tonight

 

CHORUS:

         Bm                          A       G (x2)

And I don't want the world to see me

                 Bm                  A                   G (x2)

'Cause I don't think that they'd understand

           Bm                        A                    G (x2)

When everything's made to be broken

         Bm                       A                    G (x2)

I just want you to know who I am

 

Repeat Intro

 

VERSE:

                  D                         Em                          G (x2)

And you can't fight the tears that ain't coming

            Bm                    A                    G (x2)

Or the moment of truth in your lies

           D                    Em                     G (x2)

When everything feels like the movies

                     Bm                         A                  G (x2)

Yeah, you bleed just to know you're alive

 

Chorus

 

INSTRUMENTAL:

 

Play twice:

/ Bm - - / Bm/C# - - / G/D - - / - - - / 

/ Bm - - / Bm/A - - / G - - / - - - /

 

Play twice:

Bm                Bsus2             Bsus2 Bm

D  U  D  U        D  U  D  U        D     D

1  +  2  +  3  +  1  +  2  +  3  +  1  +  2  +

 

G                 Gmaj7             (riff)

D     D  U  D  U  D     D  U  D  U  D  U  D

1  +  2  +  3  +  1  +  2  +  3  +  1  +  2  +

 

Bm                Bsus2             Bsus2 Bm

D  U  D  U        D  U  D  U        D     D

1  +  2  +  3  +  1  +  2  +  3  +  1  +  2  +

 

/ G - - / - - - / - - / G/F# - - / - - - / - - /

/ G - - / - - - / - - / Bm - - / - - - / - - /

 

Play twice:

/ G - - / - - - / - - / G/F# - - / - - - / - - /

/ Bm - - / - - - / - - / Bm - - / - - - / - - / 

 

Play 4x:

/ Bm - - / Bm/C# - - / G/D - - / - - - / 

/ Bm - - / Bm/A - - / G - - / - - - /

 

Chorus

 

          Bm                       A                  G (x2)

I just want you to know who I am   - x2

          Bm                       A                 

I just want you to know who I am

 

Play 4x:

/ Bm - - / Bm/C# - - / G/D - - / - - - / 

/ Bm - - / Bm/A - - / G - - / - - - /

 

 


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