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Love Story

Taylor Swift


Play chords for 2 measures unless otherwise noted.


Chord Guide


D:    xx0232


A:    x02220


Bm:   x24432

      3    4

G:    3x0003


E:    022100


B:   x2444x


C#m:  x46654



Strum: D   D U   U D U

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


Intro: / D - - - / - - - - / A - - - / - - - - /

          / Bm - - - / - - - - / G - - - / - - - - /



We were both young when i first saw you


I close my eyes and the flashback starts

                      Bm                            G

I’m standing there on a balcony and summer air



See the lights, See the party the ball gowns


I see you make your way through the crowd

          Bm                    A

You say hello.  Little did I know


         G (1)                                     A (1)

That you were Romeo, you were throwing pebbles

               Bm (1)                                D (1)

And my daddy said, “Stay away from Juliet,”

                G (1)                              A (1)

And I was crying on the staircase, Begging you please

         Bm (1)    G (½)      A (½)        

don't go,                 and I said




Romeo take me somewhere we can be alone


I'll be waiting all there’s left to do is run


You'll be the prince and I'll be the princess

 G (1)                   A (1)                    

It’s a love story, baby just say yes


/ D - - - / - - - - /



So I sneak out to the garden to see you


We keep quite because we're dead if they knew

                       Bm                                   A

So close your eyes, escape this town for a little while


             G (1)                                A (1)

‘Cause you were Romeo I was a scarlet letter

               Bm (1)                                D (1)

And my daddy said, “Stay away from Juliet,”

                    G (1)                                    A (1)

But you were everything to me and I was begging you please

         Bm (1)    G (½)      A (½)        

don't go,                 and I said




Extended Chorus:


Romeo save me, don’t try to tell me how to feel


This love is difficult, but it’s real,


Don’t be afraid, we’ll make it out of this mess

G (1)                   A (1)                    

It’s a love story, baby just say yes


Instrumental Chorus


                      Bm (1)   G (1)              

I got tired of waiting,       wondering if

 D (1)                             A (1)

you were ever coming around

                              Bm (1)   G (1)              

My faith in you was fading

            D (1)                                  A (1)

Then I met you on the outskirts of town, and I said



Romeo save me, I've been feeling so alone


I keep waiting for you but you never come


Is this in my head, I don't know what to think

    G (1)                   A (1)                    

He knelt to the ground and pulled out a ring and said,



Marry me Juliet you'll never have to be alone


I love you and that’s all I really know


I talked to your dad, go pick out a white dress,

  A (1)                 B (1)

It’s a love story, baby just say yes


/ E - - - / - - - - / B - - - / - - - - / C#m - - - / - - - - /



‘Cause we were both young when I first saw you


End on E



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.