The strumming is sightly weird but if you sit down and play along with the song you'll it. The Chords written are pretty well aligned with there time (with the words) but I still recomend playing along with the song to get it down "perfectly". Verse 1: Am G Bb After all these implements and texts designed by D Eb F intellects we're vexed to find evidently there's Bb still so much that hides. Cm G Bb and though the saints dub us divine in ancient F Eb F fading lines their sentiment is just as hard to Bb pluck from the vine. Chorus: Ab F I'll try hard not to pretend Ab F G allow myself no mock defence as I step into the night. Verse 2: Cm G F Since I don't have the time nor mind to figure Eb D out the nursery rhymes that helped us out in Bb making sense of our lives. Cm G Bb F The cruel, uneventful state of apathy releases me Eb F Bb I value the but I won't cry every time one's wiped out. Chorus: Ab F I'll try hard not to give in Ab F G batten down to fare the wind Am F rid my head of this pretense Am F G allow myself no mock defence as I step into the night. Cm G Eb F G G La la la la G La la la la Eb Bb La la la la Fb Ab Bb La la la la la la (Repeat Once) Eb Bb Mercy' eyes are blue and Fb Ab Bb when she places them in Eb Bb of you Fm Ab Bb nothing holds a roman Em Bb candle to Fm Ab Bb the solomn warmth you feel A Eb Ab Eb inside. Ab Eb C# Bb G (No run through Verse chords once) Chorus: Ab F I'll try hard not to give in Ab F G batten down to fare the wind Ab F rid my head of this pretense Ab F allow myself no mock defence as I G step into the night Cm G Eb F G G La la la la G La la la la Eb Bb Fm Bb (This continues till songs end) (tabs) By Harley Teichman Amazing song "."