FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Swing, Swing

    All-American Rejects

     

    Main Strum:

        D D     D

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Punk Strum:

    D D D D D D D D

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Bridge Strum (E5 and G5/F# only)

    D D

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Intro:

    (w/main strum): / G5 - - - / G5/F# - - - / E5 - - - / C5 - - - / x2

    (w/punk strum): / G5 - - - / G5/F# - - - / E5 - - - / C5 - - - / x2

     

    Verse (w/main strum):

    G5                      

    Days swiftly come and go, I'm dreaming of her

    E5                         C5

    She's seeing other guys, emotions astir

    G5              

    The sun is gone, the nights are long

    E5            C5

    And I am left while the tears fall

     

    Pre Chorus (w/punk strum):

    G5                                     E5            C5

    Did you think that I would cry on the phone

    G5                                     E5            C5

    Do you know what it feels like being alone

    Bm          C (x2)

    I'll find someone new

     

    Chorus:

    G5                                     G5/F#

    Swing, swing, swing from the tangles of

         E5                            C5

    My heart is crushed by a former love

    G5         G5/F#   E5     C5

    Can you help me find a way to carry on again

     

    Verse (w/main strum):

    G5

    Wish cast into the sky, I'm moving on

    E5                            C5

    Sweet beginnings do arise, she knows I was wrong

    G5

    The notes are old, they bend they fold

    E5     C5

    so do I to a new love

     

    Pre-Chorus and Chorus

     

    Solo: / G5 - - - / G5/F# - - - / E5 - - - / C5 - - - / x2

     

    Bridge:

    E5    G5/F#

    Bury me

    G                         Gsus4

    You thought your problems were gone

    E5     G5/F#

    Carry me

    C5 (x2)

    Away, away, away

     

    Chorus x 2

     

    G (hold)


    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.