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Maybe

Ingrid Michaelson

 

Capo 1

 

Strum Guide

Main Strum:

 

D   XxxxD   Xxxx

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Anticipation Strum:

 

D   XxxxD   Xxxx

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

D DUX D     Xxxx

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Chorus Strum:

 

∆      ∆

D   D DU UD D DU

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

Key:

 

X = scratch

 

x = mute with fretting hand

 

∆ = change chord

 

 

Intro:  / C - G - / Am - (F) - /

            / C - G - / F - (C) - / 

 

C (½)                      G (½)                            Am

     I don't want to be the one to say goodbye

          F (½)     C (½)    G

But I will,     I will,   I will

Am (½)                E (½)                          Am (½)     (F) (½)  

    I don't want to sit on the pavement while you fly

          C (½)    G (½)      F (½)     (C) (½)  

But I will,    I will,  oh yes     I will

 

Chorus:

  C (½)            G (½)                        Am (½)                           F (½)

Maybe in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back around

  C (½)            G (½)                        Am (½)                           F (½)

Maybe in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back

        C (½)            G (½)        Am (½)      F (½)

The only way to really know is to really let it go

   C (½)                      G (½)                              Am (½)                          (F) (½ hold first time)                  

Maybe you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back to me

 

C (½)                      G (½)                          Am

      I don't want to be the first to let it go

            F (½)     C (½)    G

But I know, I know, I know

Am (½)              E (½)                   Am (½)     (F) (½)

If you have the last hands that I want to     hold

             C (½)      G (½)   F (½)     (C) (½)

then I know I've got to let them go        ‘cause

 

Chorus

 

Bridge:

Dm                          G

I still feel you on the right side of the bed

      Dm                           G

and I still feel you in the blankets pulled over my head

       Dm                               E                                          

but I’m gonna wash away, oh I'm gonna wash away

           Am (½)    Am/G (½)     F (hold 6 beats)

everything ‘til   you come home to me

 

One strum per chord:

   C (½)          G (½)                         Am (½)     F (½)

Maybe in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna

  C (½)                  G (½)                        Am (½)                           F (½)

come back in the future, you're gonna come back, you're gonna come back

 

Chorus x2 (skip last line first time)

 

C (½)   G (½)    Am (½)                  (F) (½)

                              You’re gonna come back to me

C (½)   G (½)    Am (½)                  (F) (hold)

                              You’re gonna come back to me


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.