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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.