Standard guitar tuning:EADGBECapo on 1 fret--------------------...................
Dmaj7 Em7 G Dmaj7 A
Verse 1I'm only Dmaj7one step ahead of Em7heart-Gbreak, Dmaj7 One step ahead of F♯mmise-B7ry. Em One step is all I F♯mhave to take, Bmbackwards, To be the Emsame old fool for you, I used to be.A N.C.
Verse 2I'm only Dmaj7one step ahead of Em7your Garms, Dmaj7 One kiss away from F♯myour sweet B7lips. Em I know I can't af-F♯mford to stop, for one Bmmoment, 'Cos I'm just out of Emreach of your fingertips.A A7
Bridge 1D Your warm breath Bmon my shoulder,D keeps reminding Bmme. That it's Emtoo soon to forget you, it's C♯too late to be F♯mfree,C♯ Can't you Emsee? A
Verse 3I'm only Dmaj7one step ahead of Em7your Glove, Dmaj7 I try and yet I F♯mcan't take B7two. Em Seems like I'll have to F♯mtake that one step Bmbackwards...
Coda'Cos Em7one step ahead is a step too far away Afrom Dmaj7you. Bm Em7 One step ahead is a step too far away Afrom Dmaj7you. Bm
Dmaj7 Em7 G A F♯m B7
EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBEx02220 022030 320003 x02220 244222 021202
Em Bm A7 D C♯
EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE022000 x24432 x02223 xx0232 x46664