[Intro] N.C. Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue. N.C. See how we polish and we shine. N.C. We rearrange and realign. N.C. Everything is balanced and… and… [Verse 1] Dbsus Db Bbm Days and days and days— Ab That's how it happens: Gb Db Gbsus2 Days and days and days Gb Made of lunches And car rides Db And shirts and socks Gb Ebm And grades And piano Db Gbsus2 And no one clocks the day you disappear. Gb F Bb C [Verse 2] Dbsus Db Bbm Days and days and days— Ab That's how it happens: Gb Db Gbsus2 Days and days and days Gb Made of posing And bragging Db And fits of rage Gb Ebm And boys – my god, some of them underage! Gbsus2 And, oh, how did it all happen here? [Bridge] Eb Cm There was a time your father swept me off my feet with words. Gm We read books, Eb Strolled through Munich at night, Ab Drank beer with friends, Cm Discussed the places we would go. Ab Bb Ab Gm And he said I understood how the world made him ache. N.C. But no, but no. [Verse 3] Dbsus Db Bbm Ab That's how it happens: Gb Db Gbsus2 Days Gb Db Made of bargains I made because I thought Gb Ebm As a wife I was meant to, Db Dbsus/F And now my life is shattered and made bare. Bbm Ebm Db Dbsus Days and days and days and days Fm Gb Ebm And days and days and days. [Bridge 2] F Bb/F Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue. F Bb/F See how we polish and we shine. Dm F We rearrange and realign. Bb F Everything is balanced and serene. Bb F C Like chaos never happens if it's never seen. [Verse 4] Dsus D Bm N.C. Don't you come back here. N.C. I didn't raise you G Em To give away your days D Like me.