Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
Verse 1B5Life is a D5gift like fresh cut roAsus2ses B5Cut from the D5branch and brought inAsus2side It's a slGow contradictD5ionA, it's beauGty in a vaseD5 A When our Gcords are cut that's Asus4when we start to B5die (oh) Lately death and life get so confusing I can't tell the difference here tonight Lately every breath feels like I'm kissing death And when time is dead I cease to be alive
ChorusGIf you hiAde yourself D5deeAp insGide D5DeeAp insGide GIn tiAme you've got D5notAhing left to Ghide D5TheAre's nothing left insGide GTonigAht, honey AmI'm gonna break your Gheart GMine was Abroken from the Gstart ABroken from the sB5tart (Oh)
Verse 2Same as Verse 1) Choice is the only thing we're given For one to live another dies One road says, "Hello" The other says, "Goodbye" And the rose that you don't choose begin to die (Oh, oh)
Chorus 2Same as Chorus 1 except where noted) If you hide yourself deep inside Deep inside In time you've got nothing left to hide It dries up inside Tonight, honey I'm gonna break your heart Mine was broken from the start ABroken from the Gstart ABroken from the Gstart ABroken from the B5start
Verse 3Same as other verses except where noted) They won't pay a cent to hear you laughing They might pay a little to hear you cry If you do it long enough F♯m Bm <- - - NOTE THIS CHANGE They might even pay attention But they still won't pay respect until you die, die
Chorus 3Same as Chorus 1) If you hide yourself deep inside Deep inside In time you've got nothing left to hide Its all dead inside Tonight, honey I'm gonna break your heart Mine was broken from the start Broken from the start Enjoy.