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Boys Like Girls Full Album
2007
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Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Tracklist:
01. The Great Escape
02. Five Minutes To Midnight
03. Hero/Heroine
04. On Top of the World
05. Thunder
06. Me, You, and My Medication
07. Up Against The Wall
08. Dance Hall Drug
09. Learning To Fall
10. Heels Over Head
11. Broken Man
12. Holiday


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1.) The Great Escape

Key: E

Chords used:
E -    022100
B -    x24442
C#m -  x46654
A -    x02220
F#m -  244222
G#m -  466444
B/Eb - x698xx
Ax - x-12-14-14-0-0----------|E/G#x - x-11-14-13-0-0-|E/G# - x476xx
Intro: E-B/Eb-C#m-B (x4)
Guitar 2: Harmonics Effect Pedale|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|-----9-------8-------9------9---|D|---9---9---9---9---9------9---9-| (x4)A|-7-------6----------------------|E|-----------------9-----7--------|
Verse 1: Ax Paper bags and plastic hearts E/G#x All are belongings in shopping carts C#m It's goodbye A But we got one more night E Let's get drunk and ride around B And make peace with an empty town A (hold) We can make it right Chorus: C#m A Throw it away, forget yesterday E B We'll make the great escape C#m A We won't hear a word they say E B They don't know us anyway F#m G#m Watch it burn, let it die A B Cause we are finally free tonight
Guitar 2: while choruse|-9--12--16--11-|B|---------------|G|---------------|D|---------------| (x2)A|---------------|E|---------------|
Interlude: Ax-E/G#x Verse 2: Ax Tonight will change our lives E/G#x It's so good to be by your side C#m But we'll cry A We won't give up the fight E We'll scream loud at the top of our lungs B And they'll think it's just cause were young A (hold) And we'll feel so alive (Repeat Chorus) Bridge: A All of the wasted time E/G# The hours that were left behind F#m The answers that we'll never find B They don't mean a thing tonight Solo: C#m-A-E-B (x2)
Guitar 2:e|-4--2--0--4--5--7--4--2--0--7--5--4-|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------|
e|-4--2--0--4--5--7--4--2--0--2-|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|------------------------------|A|------------------------------|E|------------------------------|
(Repeat Chorus in silence except last 2 lines) (Repeat Chorus except last 2 lines) (Repeat Chorus) Outro: Ax-E/G#x ________________________________________________________ 2.) 5 Minutes To Midnight Key: D Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: D - xx0232 A - x02220 Bm - x24432 G - 320033 Em - 022000 F#m - 244222 Intro: D--A--Bm--G-Bm-A
Guitar 2:e|-----------------|B|-3-3-2-2-3-3-----|G|-------------2-2-|D|-----------------| repeat many timesA|-----------------|E|-----------------|
Verse 1: D Brown eyes and lungs are A filled up with smoke Fast lives are stuck in the undertow Bm But you know the G places I wanna go A D Cause oh oh oh I've got a sickness A you've got the cure You've got the spunk I've been lookin' for Bm And I've got a plan G we walk out the door You know you wanna Refrain: G A Bm G Just let go It's time to roll A D G A down the windows sing it oh oh Bm G A Yeah all we need so here we go Chorus: D Turn it up It's five A minutes to midnight You're coming home Bm with me tonight G I can't get enough Shakin' me up Turn it up D Alright at five A minutes to midnight You see our name Bm in city lights G Bm We'll make the clock stop A Make your heart drop and come alive Verse 2: We could D Pack up and leave A all our things behind No fact or fiction or storyline Bm Cause I need you more G than just for tonight D(hold) You're oh oh all I care I can't stop my A breathing in I'm weak and you were my medicine Bm I won't stop till I G am under your skin (Repeat Refrain and Chorus except last line) G and come alive Bridge: And when the clock strikes twelve Will you find another party go and kiss and tell Bm A G Cause you know I never will G I think we should strike a match We'll hold it to the wind to and see how long it lasts Bm A G We can make the time stand still _________________________________________________ 3.) Hero/Heroine Key: C Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: C - x32010 G - 320003 Em - 022000 F - 133211 Am - x02210 Intro:
Guitar 1:e|-------0-|B|-1-0-1---|G|---------|D|---------| (x16)A|---------|E|---------|
Guitar 2: C--G--Em-F
Guitar 3:e|-8--3--0--1--|B|-------------|G|-------------|D|-------------|A|-------------|E|-------------|
Verse 1: C It's too late baby, there's no turning around G I got my hands in my pocket and my head in a cloud Em This is how I do F When I think about you C I never thought that you could break me apart G I keep a sinister smile and a hole in my heart Em F You want to get inside Then you can get in line But not this time Refrain: G Am F Cause you caught me off guard G Am F(hold) Now I'm running and screaming
Guitar 1: while doing refraine|-----3-|B|---0---|G|-1-----|D|-------| (x2)A|-------|E|-------|
Chorus 1: C G I feel like a hero and F you are my heroine
Guitar 1: While doing choruse|-------0-|B|-1-0-1---|G|---------|D|---------| (x16)A|---------|E|---------|
Verse 2: C I won't try to philosophize G I'll just take a deep breath then I'll look in your eyes Em F This is how I feel And it's so surreal C I got a closet filled up to the brim G With the ghosts of my past and their skeletons Em F And I don't know why You'd even try But I won't lie (Repeat Refrain) Chorus 2: C G I feel like a hero and F you are my heroine C Do you know that your G F love is the sweetest sin?
Guitar 1: While doing choruse|-------0-|B|-1-0-1---|G|---------|D|---------| (x16)A|---------|E|---------|
Bridge: Am And I feel a weakness coming on Em It never felt so good to be so wrong F Had my heart on lockdown G And then you turned me around Em And I'm feeling like a newborn child C Every time I get a chance to see you smile F It's not complicated I was so jaded
Guitar 1: while doing Bridgee|----------12-|B|-13-12-13----|G|-------------|D|-------------| (x32)A|-------------|E|-------------|
(Repeat refrain in silence and Chorus 2) Outro: C G F (I feel like a hero and you are my heroine) And I feel a weakness coming on It never felt so good to be so wrong Had my heart on lockdown And then you turned me around C G F (Do you know that your love is the sweetest sin?) And I'm feeling like a newborn child Every time I get a chance to see you smile It's not complicated I was so jaded (Repeat outro in silence) F(hold) _____________________________________________________________ 4.) On The Top Of The World Key: A Tuning: Standard EADGBe A - x02220 E - 022100 F#m - 244222 D - xx0232 Intro: A--E--D--- Verse 1: A(hold) Look up the stars are fading E And I am still here waiting D To see you again Be with you my friend A When the moon is gone forever E I hope you're up there somewhere D I'll see you again Be with you my friend Refrain 1: E Cause all the roads they F#m lead to where you are E And all the streetlights D shine like they were stars That's where you are Chorus: A E Let's spend tonight D on top of the world And we can do anything We can be anything A E I'll meet you tonight D on top of the world As real as it seems You're only in my dreams Interlude: A-- Verse 2: A Look out across the water E Faces of lonely daughters D and mothers who care But just can't be there A Swear that I will see you someday E I have to find a way D To show you I care Even if you're not there Refrain 2: E So I'm following the F#m road to where you are (Meet you tonight on top of) E The streetlights they will D guide me to the stars That's where you are (Repeat Chorus) Bridge: F#m My heart is empty without you E Sometimes you don't know what you do D And I need you tonight I'll fall asleep and it's alright F#m E D F#m Close my eyes and I'll be by your side (Repeat Chorus) Outro: A E Let's spend tonight D on top of the world As real as it seems You're only in my dreams _____________________________________________________________ 5.) Thunder Key: D Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: D - xx0232 A/C# - x4222x Bm - x24432 G - 320033 A - x02220 Em - 022000 F#m - 244222 Verse 1: D A Today is a winding road that's A/C# taking me to places D G that I didn't want to go A Whoa (whoa whoa whoa) D A Today in the blink of an eye A/C# I'm holding on to D something and I do G A not know why I tried Refrain: Bm I tried to read between the lines A I tried to look in your eyes I want a A/C# simple explanation For what I'm D feeling inside I gotta find G a way out A(hold) Maybe there's a way out Chorus 1: D Your voice was the A soundtrack of my summer Do you know you're G unlike any other? Bm You'll always be my A thunder and I said D Your eyes are the A brightest of all the colors I don't wanna G ever love another Bm You'll always A be my thunder Post Chorus 1: G A So bring on the rain D And bring on the thunder Verse 2: D A Today is a winding road A/C# Tell me where to start and D G tell me something I don't know A Whoa (whoa whoa whoa) D A Today I'm on my own A/C# I can't move a muscle D G and I can't pick up the phone A I don't know (I don't know I don't know I don't know) Refrain 2: Bm And now I'm itching for the tall grass A And longing for the breeze A/C# I need to step outside D Just to see if I can breathe G I gotta find a way out A Maybe theres a way out (Repeat Chorus 1) Post Chorus2: G A So bring on the rain Bridge: Em Yeah I'm walking on a tightrope Bm I'm wrapped up in vines A I think we'll make it out G But you just gotta give me time D Strike me down with lightning Let me feel Bm you in my veins A I wanna let you know how much I feel G your pain Verse 3: D A Today is a winding road that's A/C# taking me to places D G that I didn't want to go A Whoa Chorus 2: D Your voice was the A soundtrack of my summer Do you know you're G unlike any other? Bm You'll always be my A thunder and I said D Your eyes are the A brightest of all the colors I don't wanna G ever love another Bm You'll always A be my thunder I said D Your voice was the A soundtrack of my summer Do you know you're G unlike any other? Bm You'll always be my A thunder Outro: G A So bring on the rain G I don't bring it here A(hold) On the pain just to D(hold) hear the thunder ______________________________________________________ 6.) Me You And My Medication Key: A Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: F#m - 244222 A - x02220 D - xx0232 E - 022100 A/C# - x4222x Intro: F#m--D-- x4
Piano:e|------------------|B|-2----------------|G|-------2-----2--4-|D|----4-----4-------| x8A|------------------|E|------------------|
Verse 1: F#m E Found my way to the highway I don't D wanna tell you the state I'm in F#m I've had too much to smoke too E D much to drink where have I been F#m E It feels like the stars are getting D closer and the sky is closing in F#m E D And I don't know where to begin Refrain 1: E F#m We're all looking D for something E F#m D To take away the pain Chorus: A A/C# D Me and you and my medi---cation (Making the best of it) A A/C# D Love is just a chemical cre--ation (Will it be permanent?) F#m Synthetic sensation E D Me you and my medication Verse 2: F#m E The way back to the right track D maybe you can help me find the door F#m E Is it too much to ask too much D too fast too much to ignore F#m E It feels like your bodys getting D closer but you seem so far away F#m E D Medicine make it ok (Repeat Refrain 1 and chorus) Bridge: A Can you feel it? Do you feel it? Coming down F#m You gotta get up Can you get up Off the ground A Can you hear it? Can you hear D me screaming? A Can you feel it? Do you feel it? Coming down F#m You gotta get up Can you get up Off the ground A I wanna hear it Wanna hear D you breathing Refrain 2: E F#m Were all addicted D to something E F#m D That takes away the pain (Repeat Chorus) (Repeat Piano Intro) ___________________________________________________________ 7.) Up Against The Wall Key: E Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: E - 022100 B - x24442 C#m - x46654 A - x02220 F#m - 244222 Intro:
Piano:e|-9-9-7-7-------------|B|---------9-9---------|G|-------------8-8-9-9-|D|---------------------| (x2)A|---------------------|E|---------------------|
Distortion: C#m--E-A (x2) Verse 1: C#m A It's over, look out below E I'm wasted, I still taste it B Yeah it's so hard to let go C#m A So breathe in now, and breathe it out E The forecast; A car crash B It's looking like another Refrain: A B Breakdown, rebound A This could be my last goodbye B You cross your heart, I hope to die Chorus 1: E C#m And I can't deny your eyes A You know I try to read between the lines B I saw a warning sign E C#m And then you threw me up against the wall A Who said that it's better to have loved and lost? B I wish that I had never loved at all (Repeat Intro but only once) Verse 2: C#m A No rewinds, no second times E And I won't break, I won't waste B Everything you left behind C#m A So don't follow, just let it go E The weather's been better B So let it be another (Repeat Refrain) (Repat Chorus 1) Bridge: A E All the nights you spent sitting nowhere F#m A Out there on your own A E All the nights I waited by the phone F#m A When you were going in alone A E And all your different faces And all your different ways F#m A Are making everything a mess And all I'm saying is that A E F#m A I have different places and All the complications end today Chorus 2: C#m B And I can't deny your eyes A You know I try to read between the lines B I saw a warning sign E C#m And then you threw me up against the wall A Who said that it's better to have loved and lost? B I wish that I had never loved at all (Repeat Chorus 1) (Repeat Intro) _______________________________________________________ 8.) Dance Hall Drug Key: D Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: Bm - x24432 D - xx0232 G - 320033 E - 022100 A - x02220 Em - 022000 F#/Bb - x143xx A/C# - x4222x Intro : Bm--E Verse 1: Bm Grown up she just turned 16 Stuck in the moment Dead at the scene E And it's on tonight This is the life that you wanted right? Bm So turn off all the lights Dressed up just like a movie star At all the parties they'll know who you are E Wouldn't it be great To be fashionably late? So why don't you wait til you're sedated Refrain: G Em Don't it feel like something's G A not right in this kiss tonight? Chorus 1: D All I'm saying is do you Bm do you want to lose it all? Cause this is more than G just a dance hall drug Em A You can't wait to fall in love D All I'm saying is do you Bm do you want to learn to fly? Then you should pack G it up and say goodbye Em Cause when the push comes to the A shove it's just a dance hall drug Interlude: Bm Verse 2: Bm Step in and you can lock the door The candles are lit and the clothes on the floor E You could take a chance on finding romance Now you're holdng hands But he's got other plans Bm Tick tock the clock is turning red The room won't stop spinning and thoughts in your head E And it's too late You feel like you're making a big mistake You should've waited (Repeat Refrain 1) Chorus 2: D All I'm saying is do you Bm do you want to lose it all? Cause this is more than G just a dance hall drug Em A You can't wait to fall in love D All I'm saying is do you Bm do you want to learn to fly? Then you should pack G it up and say goodbye Em Cause when the push comes to the A F#/Bb shove Bm A/C# D it's just a dance hall drug Bridge: G Just wait love D Show them what G you're made of Refrain 2: Em G Don't it feel like something's Em A not right in this kiss tonight? Chorus 3: Bm All I'm saying is do you Em do you want to lose it all? Cause this is more than G just a dance hall drug D A You can't wait to fall in love D All I'm saying is do you Bm do you want to learn to fly? Then you should pack G it up and say goodbye Em Cause when the push comes to the A shove it's just a dance hall drug Chorus 4: Refrain: G Em Don't it feel like something's G A not right in this kiss tonight? Chorus 1: D All I'm saying is do you Bm do you want to lose it all? Cause this is more than G just a dance hall drug Em A You can't wait to fall in love D All I'm saying is do you Bm do you want to learn to fly? Then you should pack G it up and say goodbye Em Cause when the push comes to the A F#/Bb Bm(hold) shove it's just a dance hall drug ___________________________________________________ 9.) Learning To Fall Key: Bb Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: Gm - 355333 Eb - x68886 Bb - x13331 F - 133211 F/A - 587xxx or x032xx Cm - x35543 Bb/D - x587xx Verse 1: Gm Eb Bb F/A Today is the day, the worst day of my life Gm Eb Bb F/A You're so content it hurts me, I don't know why Gm Eb Bb F/A The cost of misery, is at an all time high Gm Eb Gm Eb F(hold) I keep it hidden, close to the surface in sight Chorus Bb F I'm learning to fall, I can't hardly breathe Cm Eb When I'm going down don't worry about me Bb F Don't try this at home, you said you don't see Cm Eb I don't want to know that you know, it should have been me
Guitar 2: While doing choruse|-------13-------13----10-|B|-10h11----10h11----10----|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------| x8A|-------------------------|E|-------------------------|
Verse 2: Gm Eb Could you be with him? Bb F/A Or was it just a lie? Gm Eb He doesn't catch you like I do Bb F/A And you don't know why Gm Eb You change your clothes and your hair Bb F/A But I can't change your mind Gm Eb Gm Eb F Oh, I'm uninvi-ted So unrequi-ted now (Repeat Chorus) Bridge: Gm Eb Words screaming in my head Bb F/A F Why did you leave? Cm And I can't stop dreaming Bb/D Watching you and him Eb F(hold) When it should have been It should have been me Gm Eb Bb F/A Today is the day, the worst day of my life (Repeat Chorus) _________________________________________________ 10.) Heels Over Head Key: Eb Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: Eb - x68886 G# - 466544 Cm - x35543 Bb - x13331 Gm - 355333 Fm - 133111 Verse 1: Eb I got your runaway smile in my piggybank baby Bb Gonna cash it right in for a new Mercedes Cm Bb G#(hold) You were worth the hundred thousand miles Cm Bb G#(hold) But you couldn't stay awhile Bb Eb I got your little brown shirt in my bottom drawer baby Bb And your little white socks in the top drawer Cm Bb G# You were always leaving your shit around Cm Bb G# And gone without a sound Refrain: Bb Yeah I'm the first to fall and the last to know G#(hold) Where'd you go? Chorus 1: Eb Now I'm heels over head Cm Gm I'm hanging upside down G# Eb Thinking how you left me for dead Cm Fm Gm G#(hold) California bound Verse 2: Bb Eb I got a first class ticket to a night all alone Bb And a front row seat up right by the phone Cm Bb G# because you're always on my mind Cm Bb G# And I'm running out of time Bb Eb I've got your hair on my pillow and your smell in my sheets Bb And it makes me think about you with the sand in your feet Cm Bb G# Cm G# Is it all you thought it'd be? You mean everything to me (Repeat Refrain and Chorus 1) Chorus 2 Eb And when you hit the coast Cm Gm I hope you think of me G# Eb And how I'm stuck here with the ghost Cm Fm Gm G# Of what we used to be Bridge: Bb You're burning bridges baby (burnin' bridges) Make your wishes (Repeat x2) Gm G# You're burning bridges baby (burnin' bridges) Make your wishes Gm You're burning bridges baby (burnin' bridges) Bb Make your wishes Gm You're a chance taker, heartbreaker G# Got me wrapped around your finger (Repeat x2) (Repeat 1st 4 lines of verse 1) (Repeat Chorus 1, Chorus 2 then Chorus 1) Outro: Eb Cm And when you hit the coast Gm G# Maybe you'll finally see Eb Cm And then you'll turn it all around Gm G# And you'll come back to me ___________________________________________________ 11.) Broken Man Key: D Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords: D - xx0232 A - x02220 Bm - x24432 G - 320033 Em - 022000 F#m - 244222 Intro: D A Bm G Verse 1: D A Bm I want to scream until no sound comes out and you've G learned your lesson D A I want to swallow Bm these pills to get to sleep G So I don't have to make a bad impression Refrain: F#m G F#m I need to start to be myself G Cause I'm sick of everybody else Chorus 1: D Bm I won't let you bring me down G F#m G A It's here and now I'm breaking out D Bm I will learn to love again G F#m G A But I will stand a broken man Interlude: D Verse 2: D A Bm I wanna run but only far G enough to make you miss me D A I wanna take back all the Bm shit that I have done G But I guess you were better off without me (Repeat Refrain and Chorus 1) Bridge: D I took one big step and I looked away Em And then I thought of all the things that I wanted to say Bm I'm always too late you never got your story straight G I'm always up late I think I'm everything you hate (Repeat Thrice) (Repeat Chorus 1) Chorus 2: While singing Bridge D Em I won't let you bring me down Bm G It's here and now I'm breaking out D Em I will learn to love again Bm F#m G(hold) But I will stand a broken man ________________________________________________________ 12.) Holiday Key: E Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: E - 022100 B - x24442 C#m - x46654 A - x02220 E/G# - 476xxx F#m - 244222 D - xx0232
Intro: Ee|-----------12--------12--------12--------|B|-12---12--------12--------12--------12---|G|----9----9----9----9----9----9----9----9-|D|-----------------------------------------| x2A|-----------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------|
Verse 1: E B When I was younger I used to be wild C#m As wild as an elephant's child A No one could hold me down B E No one could keep me around B Now it's your turn take a shot C#m Baby show me everything that you got A Maybe you can keep me alive B A B Maybe you can get in my mind A B But it's only a matter of time Chorus: E B Before I run far away I need to take a holiday C#m A Maybe it's a fall from grace B I gotta find a new place E B A holiday I'll set off on a new chase C#m C#m B I gotta see a new face A I need to take a holiday Post chorus: E Verse 2: E B My father he was always wise C#m As wise as an elephant's eyes A He couldn't hold me down B E He couldn't keep me around B So are you gonna take your shot? C#m It's the only one that you got A Maybe I'll go out on a limb B A B Maybe I'll jump in for a swim A B When the lights go dim (Repeat Chorus) Interlude: A--E/G#-- F#m B Whoa whoa whoa whoa Bridge: A I mean a new start E/G# I've broken too many hearts And I don't have any F#m clue where to go I don't know B But maybe I'll be back someday after my holiday Verse 3: E B When I was younger I used to be wild C#m As wild as an elephant's child A And I don't think I'll ever change B I think I'm gonna stay the same (Repeat Chorus) Outro: E A new start D I've broken too many hearts And I don't have any C#m clue where to go I don't know A But maybe I'll be back B someday after my holiday The Great Escape Bridge repeated in this song E All of the wasted time D The hours that were left behind C#m The answers that we'll never find A B E D--C#m--A-B They don't mean a thing tonight E--D--C#m--A--B-E
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