Elvis Costello – God Give Me Strength chords

Chords
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Intro:   Gm9   D  (4x)

Bm G DNow I have nothing, so God give me strength
C#m7 C#m F#m7'Cause I'm weak in her [his] wake
C#m F#m F#7And if I'm strong I might still break
Bm A G And I don't have anything to share
Bm E A That I won't throw away into the air
G AThat song is sung out
G A This bell is rung out
Em F#m A [He] She was the light that I'd bless
Em F#m A[He] She took my last chance at happiness
Gm7 Bm Gm9 Em D G Em A So God give me strength, God give me strength
(second verse same as first) I can't hold onto [him] her, God give me strength When the phone doesn't ring And I'm lost in imagining Everything that kind of love is worth As I tumble back down to the earth That song is sung out This bell is rung out [He] She was the light that I'd bless [He] She took my last chance at happiness So God give me strength,
Gm9 Em D G EmGod if [he'd] she'd grant me [his] her indulgence and decline
(e, f#, g#) Asus4 A Asus2I might as well wipe [him] her from my memory
(e, f#, g#) Asus4 A Asus2Fracture the spell as [he] she becomes my enemy
Bm E AMaybe I was washed out like a lip-print on his shirt
Bm E A See, I'm only human, I want him to hurt
Asus4 A A7I want him, I want him to hurt
[instrumental - repeat structure of first verse, these last two lines are picked up as you reach the end of the verse)] Since I lost the power to pretend That there could ever be a happy ending That song is sung out This bell is rung out [He] She was the light that I'd bless [He] She took my last chance at happiness So God give me strength, God give me strength Gm D Wipe her from my life... I might as well... God give me strength... God give me strength... I might as well
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