Said The Whale – Out On The Shield chords

Chords
Transpose:
                             SAID THE WHALE
                            OUT ON THE SHIELD

Capo @ 3. Chords related to capo.

Intro -

F CWe never meant to stay here.
F CWe were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.
Fill F Vers
Aadd2 C#m We got stuck here for the winter.
Aadd2 C#m Blinded by golden dollar signs.
Aadd2 C#m We built some simple structures.
Aadd2 C#m Temporary, not permanent.
Aadd2 C#m But each year we dug much deeper.
Aadd2 C#m And each year things got more serious.
Aadd2 C#m Each year our hearts grew weaker.
Aadd2 C#m Blinded by golden dollar signs.
Chours
F CWe never meant to stay here.
F CWe were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.
Bridge
FPut a lump of coal in my hand.
GSqueeze just as tight as I can.
AmHope for a brand new diamond.
CI know it's slight but it's all I can.
FI promise honey that when we get paid.
GWe'll pack our things and we'll move away.
AmA thousand miles from this frozen lake.
CWe'll find a place where we both can stay.
FWe'll find a city with a million people.
GFind an apartment where the rent is real low.
AmWe'll disappear and no one will notice.
CHow about it Darling? We could both live downtown!
Chours
F CWe never meant to stay here.
F CWe were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.
Final Chours
F GWe never meant to stay here.
Am CWe were here for the gold, here for the gold, here for the gold.
F GWe never meant to stay here.
Am CBut we're just dumb animals with our paws in the hole, grasping gold.
F GNow we're stuck in a small town,
Am Cout on the shield, but it lost it's appeal long ago.
F GWe wake up at dawn and kiss our wives on the forehead
Am Cand we slowly make our way into the caves where we will forget,
F Gthe faces of our children and our small regrets
Am CLike, I should have kept that lucky penny while I had the chance
F CWe never meant to stay here.
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