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The Only Thing chords

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  • I wrote it relative to the capo, so it's easy to read.
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Capo 6th fret

[Intro]

D    A    Bm7  A    E 
F#m  A    B    Bm   E


[Verse]

    D    A          Bm7           A           E 
The only thing that keeps me from driving this car
F#m        A         B          Bm            E
Half-light Jackknife into the canyon at night
D         A        Bm7         A              E 
Signs and Wonders: Perseus aligned with the skull
F#m   A       B         Bm             E
Slain Medusa: Pegasus alight from us all


[Bridge]

      Bm          A          D                             E
Do I care if I survive this? bury the dead where they're found
      Bm              A         D                          E
In a veil of great surprises, I wonder did you love me at all


[Verse]

    D    A          Bm7           A           E 
The only thing that keeps me from cutting my arm
F#m        A         B          Bm            E
Cross-hatch warm bath Holiday Inn after dark
D         A        Bm7         A              E 
Signs and Wonders: water stain writing the wall
F#m   A       B         Bm             E
Daniel's message: blood of the moon on us all


[Bridge]

       Bm         A          D                        E
Do I care if I despise this? Nothing else matters, I know.
       Bm             A       D                        E
In a veil of great disguises, how do I live with your ghost?


[Chorus]

           Bm             E 
Should I tear my eyes out now?
       Bm    D     A                 E
Everything I see returns to you somehow.
           Bm              E
Should I tear my heart out now?
       Bm    D      A                 E
Everything I feel returns to you somehow. mmmm
D                  E
I want to save you from your sorrow.


[Verse]

    D    A      Bm7       A        E 
The only reason why I continue at all
F#m      A         B          Bm            E
Faith in reason, I wasted my life playing dumb.
D         A        Bm7         A          E 
Signs and Wonders: Sea Lion caves in the dark.
F#m          A            B             Bm        E
Blind faith, God's grace, nothing else left to impart.


[Bridge]

      Bm          A          D                             E
Do I care if I survive this? bury the dead where they're found.
      Bm              A       D                         E
In a veil of great surprises, hold onto my head til I drown.

          Bm     A        D                    E
Should I tear my eyes out now before I see too much?
          Bm     A        D                        E
Should I tear my arms off now, I want to feel your touch.


[Chorus]

          Bm              E 
Should I tear my eyes out now?
        Bm   D     A                 E
Everything I see returns to you somehow.
          Bm               E
Should I tear my heart out now?
        Bm   D      A                 E
Everything I feel returns to you somehow.


[Outro]

D    A    Bm7  A    E 
F#m  A    B    Bm   E

            
            
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