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From: Wicked

Defying Gravity
from the Broadway Musical Wicked
by
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

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DEFYING GRAVITY
from the Broadway Musical WICKED
Music and Lyrics by
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

Freely, with quiet intensity


B 5
x

xx

F/C
x

B /D
xxo

E sus2
x

B 5
x

E sus2

xx

ELPHABA:

Some - thing has

B 5
x

some - thing is

not

with - in

B 5

E sus2

xx

changed

the same

me

E sus2

xx

Im

through with

play -

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B /D

ing

by

the

A sus2

E sus2

xxo

rules

of

xx

some - one

B sus
x

Too

late

for

sec

ond

sleep

xx

game.

B sus

xx

guess-ing,

too late

E 5/C
x

A sus2

to

else

to

go

back

E 5/D
x

Its

time

to

trust

xx

my

in

stincts,

Allegro
B /E

Fsus

xx

close

xx

my

eyes

and

leap...

Its

time

to

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Gm7

try

de - fy

With pedal

ing

Gm7

grav

think

Ill

Fsus

try

de - fy

ing

B 5
x

grav

i - ty,

and

you cant

pull

B 5
x

i - ty

E sus2

Fsus

E sus2

xx

me

xx

F/B B /D E sus2

x x

xxo

down.

F/C B /D E sus2
xxo

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B 5
x

F/C B /D

xx

Im

E sus2

xxo

through ac

cept

ing

B sus2
x

Ill

B
x

fraid

its

cause

F/C xBx o /D

things I

can

E sus2
x

some-one

E sus2
x

xxo

not

B /D
xxo

change, but

til

B 5
x

nev

er

know

Too

A sus2

los - ing

long Ive

xx

been

B 5

xx

of

says

F(add4)

xx

try,

F/C B /D

xx

A sus2

B sus
x

Some

E sus2
x

lim

xx

so.

B 5

theyre

B 5

F(add4)

love

xx

guess

Ive

lost

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E 5/C
x

xx

Well, if

thats

xx

xx

love,

B /E

E 5/D

it

comes

Fsus

at

much

high

Gm7

xx

Id soon

too

cost...

E sus2
x

er

buy

de - fy -

Fsus

Gm7

ing

i - ty

Im de - fy

Kiss

me

good

Fsus

E sus2

bye,

grav

ing

grav

i - ty,

and

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Moderato, dreamily
F7sus

G maj9 11
x

you cant

pull

me

down.

A 6(add4)
x

Un

lim

it

ed...

My

fu-ture is

G maj9 11 A 6(add4)

B m9

D maj7
x

un

lim

it

ed

And Ive just had

G maj9 11

Fm11

x x

vi - sion

al - most

like

B m11
x

proph - e

cy,

A sus/G

G m6
x

know

rit.

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D /F

G (add9)

A 9sus

D /A

xx

It

sounds

F (add9)
o

tru - ly

cra - zy,

F maj7

oo

F 6

xx

But

and

Amaj9

swear some - day

true,

xo

Ill

the

vi - sions

A6

ha - zy...

Amaj7

xo

xo

be

up

in

the

Allegro; as before
Fm7

E sus

D sus2
x

sky,

xx

de - fy

Fm7

ing

grav

ing

so

high,

i - ty

E sus

D sus
x

Fly

de - fy

xx

ing

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E 7sus

grav

i - ty,

xxx

Theyll nev - er

pull

B 5
x

E /B A /C D sus2

A 5

xx

xx

me

x x

down...

F/C B /D E sus2
xxo

Triumphantly
B 5
x

E sus2

xx

So

B 5
x

to

xx

the west

you

care

E sus2

xx

look

if

ern

sky

to

find

B 5
x

xx

As

me,

F/C B /D
xxo

some-one

E sus2
x

told

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Cm/E

F(add4)
x

me late

ly:

ev

B /D

Cm

xx o

ry - one

xxo

de - serves

the

chance

to

rall.

A sus2

B 5

xx

fly!

And

if

Im

B sus

xx

fly

ing

A sus2

so

B 5

xx

lo,

at

least Im

xx

fly -

a tempo

E 5/C
x

- ing

free

xx

E 5/D
x

To

B /E

those

whod

ground

xx

me,

Fsus

mes -

xx

xx

- sage

take

back

from

me...

Tell

them

how

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Gm7

Fsus

E sus2
x

am de - fy

ing

Gm7

grav

i - ty

Fsus

E sus2
x

opt.

Im

fly

ing

high

de - fy

ing

Dm7

Cm/D
x

grav - i

ty,

and

soon

Ill

xxo

match them

in

re

rall.

With determination
Gm

nown...

Fsus/E

E m/F
3

xx

And

no

bod

in

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F7sus/D

Fm7/C

Fm7(add4)/C

all

of

Oz,

Fsus

no

Wiz - ard

me

E m(add9)/F

xx

is

or

was

F(add4)/C B /D
x

Cm7( 5)/E

xx

is

ev - er

E sus2
x

xxo

11

gon - na

B /D
xxo

down...

A (add2)/G E /A
4

there

B 5
x

E (add9)/B
x

that

F7sus

bring

F9sus/B

xx

Ah!
8va

8va

loco

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