Ben Caplan Drift Apart chords
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This is a simple but very powerful song. Capo 2. B7 is played in its barred version, so x24242 relative to the capo As he gets further into the song, he also starts rooting the B7 chord on the F# relative to the capo, so the chord shape turns into 224242. Not too hard to switch up. Also, he hammers on the B for the G chord pretty often throughout the song. It's fantastic, you should hear it live, just gut-wrenching. In his words, "Have you ever had your heart taken and put into traffic?" Just great. Here's the tab: G ---- G ---- G --- G w/ occasional hammer onto the second fret (relative to capo) on the A string C Em When I wrote you that letter Am G You'd already made up your mind Em Am7 B7 All my words were writ in vain C Em When I called you up that day Am G I was only calling up to say Em Am7 B7 Hellooooooooooo C Em Am G But goodbyeeeeeeee..... Em Am7 B7 Was the word that she'd been thinking 'bout for days C Em I didn't know that you were going to leave me Am G I wish I knew the way to make you come home Am7 B7 Em (Bend guitar for Wah-oo-wah) What can I do if this is right for you Chorus Am C G D I have not been perfect for you Am C G D Although I think I was back at the start Am C G D You have no more patience for me Am C G G So now I guess we'll both just drift apart D x 2 C Em All those times I wasn't there Am G The times you thought I didn't care Em Am7 B7 I hope you can believe I thought of you C Em Cause you were everything I needed Am G I've been selfish and so self-absorbed Em Am7 B7 I thought that you'd be waiting when I reached the other side C Em Am G Last night I put my arms around another woman's waist Em Am7 B7 The touch was sweet but bitter as we danced C Em And great love can bring greater pain Am G I hope I fall in love again Am B7 Em (Bend guitar for Wah-oo-wah) What can I do if this is right for you Chorus Am C G D I have not been perfect for you Am C G D I like to think I was back at the start Am C G D You have no more patience for me Am C G G So now I guess we'll both just drift apart B7 x 2 Em Am C B7 x 4 Da da da da da da da da da da da (figure out the melody yourselves) Em Am C B7 I want the best for you and now I realize that isn't me Em Am C B7 I haven't been the man in need, I wish I'd been able to be Em Am C B7 I'm sorry that I did not give you everything that you desired Em Am C B7 Am And that I made you feel upset when you just made me feel inspired C G D I have not been perfect for you Am C G D I wish we could go back and just restart Am C G D But you have no more patience for me Am C G G B7 B7 So now I guess we'll both just drift apaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaart Em Am C B7 Drift apart - ah da ah da ah da da da ahhhh da ah da da x4 End on Em.