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   C             Am             G               F

C                       Em
Just because you got it 

You don't have to flaunt it
        F                C      G
With an endless stream of famous men
C                    Em
Pretty as a portrait

Looked like Mamah Borthwick
        F               C   G F
On that Shining Brow of Taliesin

F                     C
Someone might try and burn it down
Em                        F    G
So you'll have to put the fire out
C        G     C             F          Am    Em                F      G        C
Fortunes spent but that's irrelevant to build something that's sacred till the end

(Repeat riff x1)

C                     Em
It cost twenty dollars to visit Fallingwater
         F                   C      G
It's the perfect house where no one lives
C                     Em                         F               C      G   F
Maybe someone once did but they got evicted by a busload full of greedy tourists

F                  C
And it would take a time machine
Em                   F    G
To fulfill all of my fantasies
C               G    C          F
'Cause a hidden dream can be embarrassing
         Am  Em            F      G        C 
And the only thing that's sacred till the end

(Repeat riff x1)

Every time I tempt fate
There's a major earthquake
          F                    C       G
Heard the people scream as the ceiling fell
Every building damaged
Only one left standing
       F                       C  G    F
It was Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel

F           C
A rumination in my mind
Em                           F     G
Winding like the ramp at the Guggenheim
C           G   C
I'm not content
                F           Am    Em                F      G        C
But I'm feeling hesitant to build something that's sacred till the end

(Repeat riff x2)

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neotype100 47 Dec 01, 2016 11:19 AM

Just realized the verse is only a chord different from I Will Follow You Into the Dark (Am instead of Em).

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braun.dc 10 Aug 14, 2017 11:39 AM

I believe the Em in the last line of the chorus is supposed to be a G. I could be wrong but it sounds a lot better when I play it that way.

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Crakaveli 10 Aug 27, 2017 11:19 AM

Idk how to do a tab on here and don't care to try but ck out Conor's performance on Charlie Rose to get the proper opening riff

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