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Hanging By A Thread Chords

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Billy Talent
Hanging By A Thread
Dead Silence
2012
Submitted by: jeremyunderground41@yahoo.com

Key: D

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
Bm     x24432
G      320033
D      xx0232
A      x02220
Em     022000
D/F#   2x023x
A/C#   x476xx
F#m    244222


Intro: 

Plucking:
Bm  G  D A G Bm 


Bm
Hello hello hello my darling
G
have we reached the end?
      D                 A
Cause when the stitches fall
            G            Bm
apart we're hanging by a thread


Distortion: 
A Bm A Bm A Bm A Bm D Bm A
G  F#m G  F#m G  F#m G A G F#m 
D  A  G  Bm  


Verse 1:
A  Bm A  Bm A  Bm A  Bm D   Bm A
Hello hello hello my darling
G          F#m G    F#m G     F#m G A
some things    never    change
G    F#m D
When our words are dipped in
A            G
gasoline our love
           Bm
goes up in flames
A Bm    A  Bm   A  Bm
I tried so hard to get
A Bm   D   Bm A
behind your 
G     F#m G    F#m G   F#m G A G F#m
mental    barri    cade
    D             A
But every time it leaves me
        G                Bm
feeling damaged torn and frayed


Chorus 1:
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
         D
When you break my heart
  A
I fall apart til
     G            Bm
you stitch me up again


Post Chorus:
A Bm A Bm A Bm A Bm D Bm A
F#m G  F#m G  F#m G A G F#m 
D  A  G  Bm  


Verse 2:
A   Bm    A  Bm  A   Bm A
I'm tired of all the drama 
Bm   D Bm A G     F#m G      F#m G   F#m G A G 
that un     ravels    in your    head
     F#m  D            A
Well it's easy to get tangled 
             G                Bm
up when your world is torn to shreds
A   Bm   A Bm      A Bm  A  Bm
And every  time you spit at me
D   Bm A G   F#m G    F#m G  F#m G A G
some     day you will reg ret
F#m D            A
An  ounce of insecurity is 
G                Bm
worth a pound of lead


Chorus 2:
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
         D
When you break my heart
  A
I fall apart til
     G            Bm
you stitch me up again oh
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
      D              A
C'mon patch me up or cut me loose
            G                Bm
cause these rags are turning red
      D              A
C'mon patch me up or cut me loose
          G            Bm
cause I'm hanging by a thread


Guitar Solo: 
Bm A/C# D D/F# G A Bm Em D  A  G  Bm   x2

welcome to chase!!!

Em   D/F#
  Whoa
   G    A
whoa whoa


Verse 3:
Bm
Hello hello hello my darling
G
have we reached the end?
      D                 A
Cause when the stitches fall
            G            Bm
apart we're hanging by a thread
    Bm      A/C#
For all the times we've
D         D/F#
hurt each other
     G       A            Bm  A/C#
with all the things we've said
          D                 A
Well it's hard to hold this olive
              G              Bm
branch with a gun against my head


Chorus 3:
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
         D
When you break my heart
  A
I fall apart til
     G            Bm
you stitch me up again oh
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
Em           G
Hanging by a thread
      D              A
C'mon patch me up or cut me loose
            G                Bm
cause these rags are turning red
      D              A
C'mon patch me up or cut me loose
            G                Bm
cause these rags are turning red
      D              A
C'mon patch me up or cut me loose
          G            Bm    A Bm(hold)
cause I'm hanging by a thread
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ardotschgi wrote on August 9 2015, 07:08 am

Lack of accuracy. It's not practical at all to have such fast chord changes. since these are chords, not tabs, it should be a more aimple version where there's not so many switches

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