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A Better Place A Better Time Chords

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6th fret
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                             A BETTER PLACE, A BETTER TIME - Toh Kay
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Tabbed by: John Gabaldon
E-mail: jvgcool@gmail.com

Tuning: Standard with Capo on 6th fret.

Intro:
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------0-----------0-----------0---------|
D|--5----4----2----4----5----4-------4-----2-----------0-----0------|
A|-------2----3----5---------2----------3-----------2---------------|
E|--3-------------------3------------------------3------------------|

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--0------------0----------0-------------------------0--------------0-------|
D|-------4----2----------4-----4-----------0-------2-----0--------0----------|
A|-------2----3-----3/5-----------5-----2-----3----------------2-------------|
E|--3--------------------------------3----------------------3----------------|


G          D         
And so she wakes up
Em         C
in time to break down
G          D
She left a note up on the dresser
Em         C
and she's right on time
G       Bm           C
You don't know anything
D             
right or wrong

G    Bm    C    D

G        D
I said I know
Em           C
and she said so
G        D
I wanna panic
         Em      C
yeah I've had, I go
G    Bm        C      D
You don't owe anything to anyone

G    Bm    C    D

C                   G
But don't take your life
C                        G
'cause it's all that you've got
Em                       Bm
You'd be better off just up and leaving
       Am                    C
if you don't think they will stop

G                   D
And when you wake up
Em                     C
everything is gonna be fine
G                    D                     
I guarantee that you wake in a better place
Em             C
in a better time
G                     D
So you're tired of living
Em                  C
feel like you might give in
         G
well don't

it's not your time

G                   D
Looking through the paper today
Em                    C
looking for a specific page
G           D         Em       C
Don't wanna find her full name followed by dates
G              D         
because when i left her alone
Em           C             
she made a sound, like a moan
G        D        Em           C
"You're known by everyone for everything you've done"
G           Bm              
Fuck buying flowers for graves
C         D          
I'd rather buy you 
  G   Bm  C          D
a one way non-stop to anywhere
G         Bm           
find anyone do anything
C          D      G         
forget and start again, love
Bm            C      D       
She said she won't go It hurts too 

G
much to stand by
D                             Em
you've got to stop and draw a line
C
Everyone here has to choose a 
G
side tonight the 
D      
moment of truth is haunting you
Em
Don't forget your family
C
regardless what you choose to do
G
You can't decide
D
and they're all screaming "why won't you?"
Em                        C
I'll start the engine but I can't take this ride for you
G                            D
I'll draw your bath and I'll load your gun
      Em                      C         D
But I hope so bad that you'll bathe and hunt

G   Bm   C   D

G   Bm   C   D

G             Bm                  
Annie's tired of forgetting about 
C                D 
today and always planning for 
G        Bm
tomorrow 
C           D
Tomorrow and she says, 
G                Bm
"The saddest day I came across was
C                   D
when I learned that life goes on 
G            Bm
without me" 
C              D
Without me and she says, 
G                Bm
"If everyone has someone else,
C                D                 
then I ain't got nobody's love to 
G        Bm
save me"
C           D
Save me, and she says 
G                  Bm
"I think I'll pass away tonight,
           C               D 
'cause it seems I'll never get it right if it's
G      Bm         C         D
just me Yeah it's just me and she said

Em   Bm   C   D

Em   Bm   C   D

G            D
And when you wake up
Em                     C
everything is gonna be fine
G                  D
Guarantee that you wake in a better place
Em              C
in a better time
G                   D
So you're tired of living
Em                   C
feel like you might give in
         G
well don't
D   Em
   
C
It's not your time

G   Bm   C   D
G   Bm   C   D

G              Bm
Annie says she wouldn't mind
        C            D
if they never find a cure for all her 
G         Bm
problems
C           D
Problems and she says, 
   G                Bm
as long as she has someone near to 
C                     D
make it clear she doesn't need to 
G           Bm
solve them
C           D
Solve them and she says, 
G                  Bm
"this loneliness is killing me,
C                    D
it's filling me with anger and 
G           Bm
resentment
C            D
Resentment and she says, 
G                  Bm           
"I'm turning into someone that I 
C                 D
never thought I'd have to be again"
G   Bm   C   D

Em   Bm   C   D
Em   Bm   C   D

G            D
And when you wake up
Em                     C
everything is gonna be fine
G                  D
Guarantee that you wake up in a better place
Em              C
in a better time
G                  D
So you're tired of living
Em                      C
you feel like you might give in
          G
well don't
D   Em   C

              
It's not your time

G              
And even if it was so
D
Oh I wouldn't let you go
Em                    C
you could run run run run but I will follow close
G                            D
Someday you will say "that's it, that's all"
      Em                            C
but I'll be waiting there with open arms to break your fall
G                                 D
I know that you think that you're on your own
         Em
but just know that I'm here
         C
and I'll lead you home
       G         D
if you let me
           Em        C        D
She said "forget me"
       G
but I can't


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Archetype4 wrote on December 3 2012, 01:41 pm

I thought somebody should recognize how well you've done this tab. Only one correction, during the "you'd be better off just up and leaving" part. it should be E, Bm, C, then a chord I cannot yet figure out but often substitute as D.

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isis896 wrote on December 6 2012, 10:05 pm

Awesome, thanks! Yeah, I wasn't quite sure about that section. I'll update it right now!

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drbloodcount wrote on June 2 2015, 04:18 pm, edited at 04:42 pm

Awesome tab! I think the mystery chord is Cm in case that's still up in the air.

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