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    Sunny Came Home

    Shawn Colvin

     

    Capo 2

     

    Strum Guide

    Main Strum:

    B B D DUB B D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Chorus Strum:

    D d D DUD d D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Bridge Strum:

    D d D DU UD D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

     

    Intro:  / Am - G- / F - Em - /

                / Am - G - / C - G - /

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

               / F - G - / Dsus2 - - - /

     

    Am                        G              F               Em

         Sunny came home to her favorite room

    Am                 G                C          G

         Sunny sat down in the kitchen

    D/F#                     G                F             Em

         She opened her book and a box of tools

    Dm                   Am               F (1)        

        Sunny came home with a mission

     

    Chorus:

                       C        G         Dm       F     

    She says days go by I'm hypnotized

             C       G       Dm (1)

    I'm walking on a wire

           C          G            F       Am   

    I close my eyes and fly out of

            D   G              Fmaj7 (1)

    my mind,   Into the fire

     

    Repeat first two lines of Intro

     

    Am                        G             C               G

         Sunny came home with a list of names

    Am                    G                 C          B7

         She didn't believe in transcendence

    F                        G                 Am             B7

         And it's time for a few small repairs she said

    Dm                    Am               F (1)

         Sunny came home with a vengeance

     

    Chorus

     

    Bridge:

    Em (1)                           F (1)

    Get the kids and bring a sweater.

    Em (1)                  F (1)

    Dry is good and wind is better

    Em (1)                        F (1)             

    Count the years, you always knew it

    Em (1)                   F (1)           

    Strike a match, go on and do it

     

    (w/chorus strum):

            C        G         Dm       F     

    Oh, days go by I'm hypnotized

             C       G       Dm (1)

    I'm walking on a wire

            C          G            Dm     F   

    I close my eyes and fly out of

            C   G               Dm (1)

    my mind,   Into the fire

     

                 C         G         Dm       F     

    Oh, Light the sky and hold on tight

             C         G           Dm (1)

    The world is burning down

              C          G            F       Am

    She's out there on her own and she's

        D     G               

    alright

               Fmaj7 (1)    D/F# (1)  Am (1)   D/F# (1)

    Sunny came home

                        Am   G   F  G 

    Sunny came home

     

    / Am - G - / F - G - /

     

    End on Am

     


    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.