The Wonder Years – Teenage Parents chords

Chords
Transpose:
[Intro]
B Bb A E
E F#m G# F#m

[Verse I]
B F# A E*You climb six lonely sad stairs to your apartment
E F#m G# F#mAfter another graveyard shift in the cold dull light of morning.
B Bb G# F#mYou walked in just in time to catch her as she's leaving
E F#m G# F# But the schedules and the conflicts kept the roof over our heads.
[Pre-Chorus]
E F#mYou said you were strong and naive and
B F# E*If you were scared, well, I would understand.
B F#mI don't think I would have had the guts to handle it.
[Chorus]
B F#m E F#mAll we had were hand-me-downs.
B F#m E F#mAnd all we had was good will
G# A E*And you always said it would get better.
B F#m"When you're young and you're poor, they hang on your failures."
G# A E*And you always said it would get better.
[Post-Chorus] B Bb A E E F#m G# F#m [Verse II]
B F#m G# F#m We bought our first house at the advent of the 90s
E F#m G# F#mA Cape Cod on a busy street that we swore we'd fix eventually.
B F#m G# F#mWinter of '93, we got by with kerosene
E F#m G# F#m EA heater in the living room, we huddled around shivering and me
F#m BTrying to get to sleep.
F# E*My clothes will smell of smoke for weeks.
BJust trying to get to sleep.
BTo sleep,
F#mTo sleep...
[Chorus]
B F#m E F#mAll we had were hand-me-downs.
B F#m E F#mAnd all we had was good will
G# A E*And you always said it would get better.
B F#m"When you're young and you're poor, they hang on your failures."
G# A EAnd you always said it would get better.
B F#I'm sick of seeing ghosts. I won't be here forever.
[Bridge]
E* F#My mother wore a sundress on the day that she got married.
E* F# They held the wedding in a backyard near the city.
E*I was just one then, I would never remember it
F# E*But I heard the voices and implications
G# F#mTelling me who I could never be.
[Break]
B F# E* B All we had were hand-me-downs.
E* B F# B F# And all we had was good will.
[Chorus]
B F#m E F#mAll we had were hand-me-downs.
B F#m E F#mAnd all we had was good will
G# A E*And you always said it would get better.
B F#m"When you're young and you're poor, they hang on your failures."
G# A B E* F#And you always said it would get better.
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