The Only Thing - Sufjan Stevens, ukulele chords


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Published: 2020-05-26 12:14
Selection chords: Natalia Shchjerbakova


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Tonality
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C G Am D Em


Intro:  C G Am C D
        Am G Am C D
 
C          G           Am            G            D
The only thing that keeps me from driving this car
Em          G        Am        C         D
Half-light Jackknife into the canyon at night
C          G        Am       G             D
Signs and Wonders: Perseus aligned with the skull
Em      G      Am        C              D
Slain Medusa: Pegasus alight from us all
 
Chorus: 
        Em         G
    Do I care if I survive this?
    C                           D
    Bury the dead where they’re found
         Em            G
    In a veil of great surprises,
    C                          D
    I wonder did you love me at all
 
C        G            Am             G          D
The only thing that keeps me from cutting my arm
Em         G        Am       C              D
Cross-hatch warm bath Holiday Inn after dark
C          G       Am         G           D
Signs and Wonders: water stain writing the wall
Em       G       Am          C                D
Daniel’s message: blood of the moon on us all
 
Chorus: 
           Em       G
    Do I care if I despise this?
    C                        D
    Nothing else matters, I know.
           Em           G
    In a veil of great disguises, 
    C                        D
    how do I live with your ghost?
 
          Em                      D
Should I tear my eyes out now?
   Em        C   G                D
Everything I see returns to you somehow.
           Em                     D
Should I tear my heart out now?
     Em      C   G                  D
Everything I feel returns to you somehow. mmmm
          C                   D
I want to save you from your sorrow.

Instrumental:   C G Am G D
                Em G C D
 
C        G      Am      G         D
The only reason why I continue at all
Em     G        Am         C                D
Faith in reason, I wasted my life playing dumb.
C         G        Am       G           D
Signs and Wonders: Sea Lion caves in the dark.
Em          G         Am       C                   D
Blind faith, God’s grace, nothing else left to impart.
 
Chorus: 
        Em        G
    Do I care if I survive this? 
    C                          D
    Bury the dead where they’re found.
         Em             G
    In a veil of great surprises, 
    C                        D
    hold onto my head til I drown.
 
             Em           G
    Should I tear my eyes out 
    C                      D
    now before I see too much?
            Em           G
    Should I tear my arms off now, 
    C                   D
    I want to feel your touch.

        Em                      D
Should I tear my eyes out now?
     Em      C  G                  D
Everything I see returns to you somehow.
         Em                     D
Should I tear my heart out now?
     Em      C   G                  D
Everything I feel returns to you somehow.
 
Outro:  C G Am G D
        Em G C D C G



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