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Out On The Shield Chords

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                             SAID THE WHALE
                            OUT ON THE SHIELD

Capo @ 3. Chords related to capo.

Intro -

F                 C
We never meant to stay here.
        F                  C
We were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.

Fill 

F

Vers 


Aadd2  C#m
       We got stuck here for the winter.
Aadd2  C#m        
       Blinded by golden dollar signs.
Aadd2  C#m
       We built some simple structures.
Aadd2  C#m
       Temporary, not permanent.
Aadd2  C#m
       But each year we dug much deeper.
Aadd2  C#m
       And each year things got more serious.
Aadd2  C#m
       Each year our hearts grew weaker.
Aadd2  C#m
       Blinded by golden dollar signs.

Chours
F                 C
We never meant to stay here.
        F                  C
We were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.

Bridge
F
Put a lump of coal in my hand.
G
Squeeze just as tight as I can.
Am
Hope for a brand new diamond.
C
I know it's slight but it's all I can.
F
I promise honey that when we get paid.
G
We'll pack our things and we'll move away.
Am
A thousand miles from this frozen lake.
C
We'll find a place where we both can stay.
F
We'll find a city with a million people.
G
Find an apartment where the rent is real low.
Am
We'll disappear and no one will notice.
C
How about it Darling? We could both live downtown!

Chours
F                 C
We never meant to stay here.
        F                  C
We were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.

Final Chours
F                 G
We never meant to stay here.
        Am                  C
We were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.
F                 G
We never meant to stay here.
        Am                  C
But we're just dumb animals with our paws in the hole, grasping gold.

F                    G
Now we're stuck in a small town,
Am                       C
out on the shield, but it lost it's appeal long ago.
   F                        G
We wake up at dawn and kiss our wives on the forehead
   Am                       C
and we slowly make our way into the caves where we will forget,
F                   G
the faces of our children and our small regrets
   Am                             C
Like, I should have kept that lucky penny while I had the chance


F                 C
We never meant to stay here.

Enjoy.

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