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I learned this song by ear so you might not think this is 100% accurate but its pretty close.

Legend: *=Hold note (let ring)
        /=slide

Tuning: Regular

Capo:4


[intro/Chorus]

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0-------------|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*----------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|x2
Lyrics: I'm at a payphone trying to call home all of my change i've spent on you. 
Where has the time gone, 
baby it's all wrong, where are the plans we made for two.


[verse 1]

E|---------------------|---------------------|------------------0--|
B|-------3-3-3-0-0-0---|--3-3-3-0-0-0----3-3-|3-0-0-0-----3-3-3----|
G|-0-0--0------------2-|-0-------------0-----|--------2--0---------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I know it's hard to remember, the people we used to be.
 It's even harder to picture, that your not here next to me-e-e. 

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|0-0--0-3-3-3-0-0-0---|--3-3-3-0-0-0---3-3-3|-0-0-0---1-0--1-0-0--|
G|-------------------2-|-0-------------0-----|-------2----0----2---|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
- You say it's too late to make it. But is it too late to try? 
And all the time that you've wasted, all of our bridges burned down 


[pre-chorus]

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|-0-1----------3-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|
G|------2--------2-----|-----2---0-0-2-------|------2--------2-----|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I've wasted my nights, you turned out the lights, now i'm paralyzed, 
still stuck in that time when we called it love, but even the sun, 
sets in

E|---------------------|
B|-0-1-----------------|
G|-----2*-2------------| 
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|
-paradise


[chorus 2]

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0-------------|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*----------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I'm at a pay phone, trying to call home, all of my change
 i've spent on you.
 
E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0----0-0-1-0--|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*---------2|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-Where has the time gone, baby it's all wrong. 
Where are the plans we made for two? If happy ever 

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-------0*--0-1-0-----|----3-----0-1-0------|----0*--0-1-0--------|
G|2-0-0-2----------2-2-|0-0---2*-------2-2-0-|0-2-----------2-2-0-0|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-after did exist, I would still be holding you like this. 
all those fairy tales are full of it, one more stupid love song i'll 

E|---------------------|
B|-3----0*-------------|
G|---2*----------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------| 
- Be sick. Ooo


[verse 2]

E|---------------------|---------------------|------------------0--|
B|-------3-3-3-0-0-0---|--3-3-3-0-0-0----3-3-|3-0-0-0-----3-3-3----|
G|------0------------2-|-0-------------0-----|--------2--0---------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-you turn your back on tommorow, cause you forgot yesterday, 
I gave you my love to borrow, But you just gave it

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|0-0--3-3-3-0-0-0-----|--3-3-3-0-0-0---3-3-3|-0-0-0---1-0--1-0-0--|
G|-----------------2---|-0-------------0-----|-------2----0----2---|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-away you don't expect me to be fine. I don't expect you to care.
 I know i've said this before but all of our bridges burned down


[pre-chorus]

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|-0-1----------3-0----|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0|
G|------2--------2-----|-----2---0-0-2-------|------2--------2-----|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I wasted my nights, you turned out the lights now i'm paralyzed 
still stuck in that time when we called it love but even the sun sets in 

E|---------------------|
B|-0-1-----------------|
G|-----2*-2------------|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------|
-paradyse


[chorus]

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0-------------|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*----------|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-I'm at a payphone trying to call home  all of my change i've spent on you

E|--------3/5*-----3*--|---3-2---------------|---------------------|
B|--0-1-3--------------|-------3-1*--1*-1-0--|-1-0---0----0-0-1-0--|
G|---------------------|-------------------0-|----2-0--2*---------2|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-Where has the time gone baby it's all wrong where are the plans 
we've made for two? if happy ever 

E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
B|-------0*--0-1-0-----|----3-----0-1-0------|----0*--0-1-0--------|
G|2-0-0-2----------2-2-|0-0---2*-------2-2-0-|0-2-----------2-2-0-0|
D|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
A|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
E|---------------------|---------------------|---------------------|
-after did exist, I would still be holding you like this. 
all those fairy tales are full of it, one more stupid love song i'll 

E|---------------------|
B|-3------0-1-0--------|
G|---2*-0-------2-0*---|
D|---------------------|
A|---------------------|
E|---------------------| 
-be sick, now i'm at a payphone.



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| /  Slide up
| *  Hold note (let ring)

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Munchkin2219 10 Jul 09, 2012 02:13 AM

What do the numbers mean? Thankyou

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Raging4Peace 98 Jul 12, 2012 11:34 AM

the numbers are the frets you have to play and the lines are the strings on the neck of the guitar. your welcome!

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guitarhero_15 62 Jul 13, 2012 01:53 AM

is this a figerstyle?

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