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How To Save A Life chords

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About this tab version
Key is different so you can sing even if you don't grow like the fray. But btw my intro is 100% correct and more easy. Was this info helpful? Yes No
Strumming
There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. and get +5 IQ
CAPO 4TH!! The song won't be in the original key (capo 3rd) but it's more easy to sing 
and sounds good anyway.

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

INTRO and FIRST PART OF EVERY VERSE:

  G                D/F#
e|------3----------------------------|
B|--------3----3-------------3-----3-|
G|------------------------2----------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-3--3-----3-------2--2--------2----|

  Em7               D/F#
e|------------------------------------|
B|----------3----3------------3-----3-|
G|-------0-----------------2----------|
D|-------------2----------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|-0--0--------------2--2--------2----|

[Verse 1]

G                    D/F#
Step one you say we need to talk
    Em7                 D/F#           G
He walks you say sit down it’s just a talk
             D/F#           Em7
He smiles politely back at you
             D/F#        G
You stare politely right on through
             Dsus/F#        Em7
Some sort of window to your right
           D/F#          G
As he goes left and you stay right
            D/F#          Em7
Between the lines of fear and blame
                 D/F#
And you begin to wonder why you came


[Chorus]
  C            D           Em
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend
          G            D
Somewhere along in the bitterness
 C                      D(C slidedown2) Em
And I would have stayed up with you all night
             G     D      G    (D/F# Em D/F#)
Had I known how to save a life

[Verse 2]
G                 D/F#
Let him know that you know best
 Em7                D/F#
Cause after all you do know best
G                D/F#
Try to slip past his defense
     Em7           D/F#
Without granting innocence
G          D/F#        Em7
Lay down a list of what is wrong
           D/F#
The things you’ve told him all along
G                  D/F#
And pray to God he hears you
Em7                D/F#
And pray to God he hears you

[Chorus]
C              D°          Em
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend
            G               D
Somewhere along in the bitterness
    C                   D           Em
And I would have stayed up with you all night
             G     D°      G     (D/F# D/F#)
Had I known how to save a life


[Verse 3]
G                D/F#
As he begins to raise his voice
    Em7             D/F#           G
You lower yours and grant him one last choice
                D/F#
Drive until you lose the road
Em7                           D/F#
Or break with the ones you’ve followed
G              D/F#
He will do one of two things
Em7              D/F#
He will admit to everything
G                  D/F#
Or he’ll say he’s just not the same
Em7                 D/F#
And you’ll begin to wonder why you came

[Chorus]
  C             D°           Em
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend
            G              D
Somewhere along in the bitterness
    C                   D°           Em
And I would have stayed up with you all night
             G     D
Had I known how to save a life

[Chorus]
  C            D°           Em
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend
            G               D
Somewhere along in the bitterness
    C                   D°            Em
And I would have stayed up with you all night
             G     D      G    (D/F# Em D/F#)
Had I known how to save a life

[Chorus]
  C            D°           Em
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend
            G               D
Somewhere along in the bitterness
    C                   D°           Em
And I would have stayed up with you all night
             G     D/F#     G
Had I known how to save a life

[Chorus]
  C            D°           Em
Where did I go wrong, I lost a friend
            G               D
Somewhere along in the bitterness
    C                   D°           Em
And I would have stayed up with you all night
             G     D      G
Had I known how to save a life

(D/F# Em D/F# G)

            
            
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