Close My Eyes

Michael Timmins


F F# G/C/G///C///G///D///G//

[F] [F#] I want to [G] walk away [C]
[G] like [B7] Judas from the [C] table.
[Am] Turn my [C] back [D]
and [G] walk away. [C] [G]

[F] [F#] I want to [G] close my eyes [C]
[G] like that [B7] novice at the [C] alter.
[Am] Bow my [C] head [D]
and [G] close my eyes. [C] [G] [F] [F#]

[C] Sorrow took [G] Love's splintered hands
and [Bm] waltzed her 'cross a painted [Am] floor. [C]
[Bm] Whispered softly [Am] in her ear,
[C] "let's get outta here."

[F] [F#] [G] [C] [G] [C] [G] [C] [G] [D] [G] [C] [G]

[F] [F#] I'm going to [G] breathe the air [C]
[G] that my [B7] children will be [C] breathing.
[Am] Breathe them [C] out [D]
and breathe them in again. [G] [C] [G]

[F] [F#] I'm going to [G] close my eyes, [C] [G]

and walk away.
Turn my back,
bow my head
and close my eyes.


Tabbed by kkmccool: the ending goes back and forth between [G] and [C] until about three lines from the end then it adds the [F] and [F#] again.

bbkim's note: The [F] and [F#] respectively each receive only one beat, very short, quick strokes.

 

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Last Update: July 8, 2004
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