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You Were Meant For Me

Jewel

 

Tuned down ½ step.  Fingerpick or strum.

 

Strum:  w/swing feel:

        D   D U   U D U

        1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Chord Guide

         21 3

Cadd9:  x32030

        1  3

G6/B:  x20030

       32 1

C:    x32010

       12

Em:   022000

         132

D:    xx0232

        231

Am:   x02210

       13421

Bm:   x24432

 

 

/ Cadd9 - - - / G6/B - - - / C - - - / Em - - - / x2

Cadd9                     G6/B

  I hear the clock it's 6 am
C                                 Em
  I feel so far from where I've been
   Cadd9                          G6/B
I got my eggs I got my pancakes too
    C                                         D
I got my maple syrup everything but you
Cadd9                                        G6/B
   I break the yolks and make a smiley face
C                                    Em
   I kinda like it in my brand new place--wipe
Cadd9                                                         G6/B
    the spots up off my mirror don't leave the keys in the door
    C                                             D
I never put wet towels on the floor anymore 'cause

Chorus:
C                   D
  Dreams last so long
G                          Em
even after you're gone
C            D                   
I know you love me and

G                    Em

soon you will see
                   C                     D                      
you were meant for me and I was meant for you

 

/ Em - - - / (hold) - - - /

 

Cadd9                             G6/B
I called my mama she was out for a walk

       C                                       Em
consult a cup of coffee but it didn't want to talk so

Cadd9                             G6/B
picked up a paper it was more bad news

       C                                     D
my heart's bein' broken from people bein' used

Cadd9                      G6/B
put on my coat in the pourin' rain

C                                 Em
I saw a movie it just wasn't the same 'cause

Cadd9             G6/B
it was happy oh I was sad and

C                                 D
It made me miss you oh so bad

Chorus

Bridge:
  Am                                    D
I go about my business I'm doin' fine
                 Bm                 (D)                  C
Besides, what would I say if I had you on the line?
Am                       D
Same old story not much to say
 Bm                                   Em (hold)
hearts are broken every day

Repeat Intro

Cadd9                                 G6/B
   I brush my teeth I put the cap back on

C                                           Em
    I know you hate it when I leave the light on

    Cadd9                             G6/B
I pick a book up and then I turn the sheets down

                 C                                  D
and then I take a deep breath, a good look around


Cadd9                        G6/B
   Put on my PJ's and hop into bed I'm

C                                  Em
   Half alive but I feel mostly dead

 Cadd9                     G6/B
I try to tell myself it'll all be all right

C                                               D
   I just shouldn't think anymore tonight 'cause


Final Chorus:
C                   D
  Dreams last so long
G                          Em
even after you're gone
C           D                   
I know you love me and

G                    Em

soon you will see
                   C                     D                       Em (2)
you were meant for me and I was meant for you

                          C                      D

Yeah, you were meant for me and I was meant for

 

/ Cadd9 - - - / G6/B - - - / C - - - / Em (hold) /

you

 

 


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.