(Capo on 5) G/// C/G/ G/// C/G/ C G G/// C/G/ On the very first decade that we got to dream in C G G/// C/G/ Our fathers were angry, our mother's were screamin' C G G/// C/G/ At the clothes we were wearin' and the music we got off on C G G/// C/G/ G/// C/G/ Hitler was dead, welcome to Babylon Am C Carved our initials out across the sand G D The heart and the arrow, no-one understands Am C Then the tide rolled in and everything ran G D Am C G D And washed us away, washed us away, washed us away G C G C/G/ C/G/ Up in the attic ambition was burning C G C/G/ C/G/ Now my fingers were bleedin' but the tables were turning C G C/G/ C/G/ Down in the city the future was beckoning C G C/G/ C/G/ And I hated myself on the day of reckoning (Oh yeah) Am C Carved our initials on top of the cake G D The heart and the arrow - the rattle and the snake Am C How was I to know that the Earth was gonna break G D Am C G D And wash us away, wash us away, wash us away Am Everything's temporary in this world G Ain't it a shame when you lose someone Am Here tomorrow, gone today G D Am C G D Wash us away, wash us away, wash us away G C G G/// C/G/ There was never a fool like a young fool alone in C G G/// C/G/ A world without someone he can find a home in C G G/// C/G/ And for all the wrong reasons we rescued each other C G C/G/ C/G/ C/G/ C/G/ You bandaged my heart I never would recover (ohhhh) Am C No river runs true, it always takes a twist G D Hearts can be broken, arrows gonna miss Am C How was I to know that it was gonna come down to this G D And wash us away Am C And we wrote our names on the Dead Sea Scrolls G D The young and the restless, the brave and the bold Am C How was we to know it was gonna get outta control G D Am C And wash us away, wash us away, G D Am Wash us away, wash us away, C G D Wash us away, wash us away, wash us away C/G/ C/G/ C/G/ C/G/
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Transcribed by Paul Stepto