Streetlight Manifesto - We Are The Few Acoustic Chords

 
         
         
         
         
         
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Standard guitar tuning:
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No capo
FDeaGr Mr. GepeCtto:G I Amhope this finds you Fwell I Gwrote this lCetter G 'cause we mE5iss you here in Fhell And now I kCnow it's hard when you Gdon't know what to think And eAmvery single smile is a tFhorn when you'Gre waking up C You might try but you wGon't get by until you're cAmrucified for all the Fthings you tGry to do Well CI don't care if you Gsink or swim And AmI don't care how you hEmold it in As lFong as you don't bCother me with aFll the things I don't bGother you with And C9 times out of 1G0 you might be right Am But what about that tEmime you know you're wrong? F Keep singing that Csame song And Feverybody smiles but they'll nGever get along XX XX X X X X X I'm trying and I'm trying and I'm trying to let go: But everybody's going down tonight

Chorus

C5 We are the few that G5won't say nothing right A5 We are the footsteps fF5ading G5into the night

C5 G5 A5 F5

NobodG5y cares and nobody stares with such conviction and I say: C5I never wanted this, G5no one ever wanted this A5But they gave it to me so I F5might as well be G5proud of it AndC5 I don't know whereG5 we went wrong A5All i know now is i F5got to do someG5thing right

C G Am F G

C G Am

FSo come Gclean CNo one should have have to Glive with the things you've Amseen But Fyou're living Ganyway Well I Cstop the car and Gput her in park AndAm I step outside (godEm I hate this part) When I Fsee what I saw what I Cthought was a lie; it was Fmore Than a chore I'm just doGing what I need to get- CI don't care if you Gleave or stay But weAm might as well split Because it's Emnot the same as it Fwas When we said our Clast goodbye And iFf you want the truth: I was Ghoping one of us would C Pass away because it'd Gbe much easier tAmhen We could all get toEmgether and think about wFhen We were young we were dCumb we were numb but in lFove And I'm done so I'm seGnding out this letter today XX XX XX X X X I'm trying and I'm trying and I'm trying to let go: But everybody's going down tonight

Chorus

C G Am F G x2

CThis has been the Gbest night of my Amlife F G ___X2___ I coCuld've lost my lGife And I wouAmld've lost my miFnd But nGow I'm finCe and I fGind That thAmis has been the beFst night of Gmy- CThis has been the Gbest night of my- | Am F G |-- X2 I still can't believe they had the heart to apologize _| I coCuld've lost my Glife And I woAmuld've lost my miFnd But nGow I'm finCe and I fGind That thAmis has been the bFest night of Gmy-

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CAnd as the Gday fades Amno one invFestigaGtes CNobody answGers when she Amcalls his FnameG CAnother vicGtim, soAmmewhere in a sFhallow Ggrave C G Am F[one strum] I want to hold her and tell her: it's not your fault C5Na G5na A5na.F5.. G5

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Na na na... It's not your fault

Chorus x2