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The Shins – Simple Song
Intro: D  A

D             A      D           A   D
Well, this is just a simple song
      A          D    A  D
To say what you done
          A      D               A   D
I told you 'bout all those fears
             A     D
And away they did run
    D     A         G    A  G  A  G
You sure must be strong
             A         G          A      G      D
And you feel like an ocean being warmed by the sun

When I was just nine years old
I swear that I dreamt
Your face on a football field
And a kiss that I kept
Under my vest
Apart from everything
But the heart in my chest

Chorus:
Bm           D               A     G
I know that things can really get rough
         A       G    A
When you go it alone
Bm             D                 A   G
    Don't go thinking you gotta be tough
    G    A       G     A
To play like a stone
Bm                    D              A    G         A   G   A  G
    Could be there's nothing else in our lives so critical
     G    A     G     A   D
As this little home

My life in an upturned boat
Marooned on a cliff
You brought me a great big flood
And you gave me a lift
Girl, what a gift
When you tell me with your tongue
And your breath goes in my lungs
And we float over the rift

I know that things can really get rough
When you go it alone
Don't go thinking you gotta be tough
To play like a stone
Could be there's nothing else in our lives so critical
As this little home

Break: Em  Bm  Em  D  Em  Bm  G

D                  A   D          A D
Well, this would be a simple song
To say what you done
I told you 'bout all those fears
And away they did run
     D    A         G    A  G
You sure must be strong
         G                        G      A      D
And you feel like an ocean being warmed by the sun

Break: D A D A

Chorus:
Bm        D                      G
Remember walking a mile to your house
G      A      G   G  Bm
Aglow in the dark
I made a fumbling play for your heart
And the act struck a spark
You wore a charm on the chain that I stole
Especial for you
Love's such a delicate thing that we do
With nothing to prove
Which I never knew

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