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© Copyrig~t Missy Higgins All print rig~ts on behalf of Missy Higgins adrntnls tar e d by AII.·n. Allans Publishing. a division of Allans Music Group Pty Ltd ACN PO Box ~072 Richmond Ea" Victoria 3121 Australia

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... .III ~ j. 1L L. .~': ~ ._. and they weren't I I ·· t ft.. r--= " be Wait .I me ..- .._ 1_ was wrong. ___ and led --.L...~ - I . for . - . 74 . 22 Emaj9 Stripped 'til they.. so they ___ .' 0-: ." ----. were bare_ of an . .. . my song. J. ~ Emaj9 .. can to hear _ F= '-- r---I *" ......neath _ your <:»: • .. ~ ... ___ . ." .--. stare. •.... .~.ken by_ the -hand...-----. . ~ .... ..~ r---. t F~sus4 ~ j... J But they_weren't ·there be . j. fJ: I I t · j._ Emaj9 F~ G~m9 ..- • . - world...--...__ .y the world_ out . .. . '----' ___ .... 3 . = ... "... =... 41 F'#sus4 t • tell . I ... .-...-... .slde . Bmaj9 the ing I I ·· t ~j..= . that room..... L ... ~ . . And they G~m9 -- ---* j: "* • weren't ta . . • • -Bmaj9 bind ings from .. - !i !g r .... - through " . ..- ~: j.j.J T ... . tJ ::: -j....j.. .. • ...~j j i= III l' IJ.~ .u.j..... I I r- ..- .j.

-.*_*~_fsay . ~: J .ny -:I 1: - '-' pre - con-cetved.. . !t...... could ... ....... Bmaj9 ..: .. .. in you.. ~ o!l: t fields of na --___ Bmaj9 <c:: ked land__ ... - where a . F#SllS4 VERSE 2 .. ij rit..-'-"'.....j. T' .. j ( +t...._ 1_ was ~ ~. j "No...26 Emaj9 ... ~ T' . ~ *_• . ---=I ~ . ~.w...I o!l: F# t. 30 G#m9 Emaj9 j~~~~~~~~ I~~~~~~~~~~ 33 ".* i j 1"1 J... 2R 1"1 J.. . rit. ..-'-". +..t. . F'#sus4 ..* .. ..I lot I t · · I LI._ .. ' __ . · ~~ ~ . - ... j. Bmaj9 t ~ You sighed_ II J.-* .. so -____ I~ G~m9 F'#sus4 Emaj9 ...I and . != . t...-9 . * ~ .-. .. .-. I I - • f· t:'\ u • .~! ..-"." __ t:'\ • :j t J= · · ~j ~• ~.. It ._J .n't ... a -way • .. were blown_ -~ ._/..__:. .. ~~~. ~~~ :: - ~ ._ . ~ .. lost_ -_~.. -4 - deas~ *.

~ ...___/ Jj.. .~.out .. could-n't say.... !iR- t · u.. . ~ ~ it grow_ fL~_1L' ~__:F' F fL ~ .--. .er with .__ " Jj..._ _ said...~....l__ .. . ___ to I I· I!.. L -~ now..~...... * ..G#m9 Emaj9 could -'ve passed ·for all .. "._/*.~ ~ 11 Emaj9 t . F=E! ... .. .... .. you'll.. . . ~ t..ver-world_ ~ and so 37 " .. ..ft. ~.. ~-::... · T «:» ..' I • ~ 4] " .._~ .. F#sus4 Emaj9 Bmaj9 t..-.. • - my -= . You were the blan . ~_._ ~r... f! _ and . ~ ...r- ~ ~ ~ 39 " .... him... "I ~ be . · 76 LI.." But oh.. .ket of the 0 ... 1!:'~.. . . ~ .. .. ____ ~ * .e - ven know. .... And they all • ~ __ -::-_. ~ strong .. '-. F#sus4 ~..~ ~ 'INo. Bmaj9 Q t..__ ... ~ ~ . ... .-.. ~ _ ._ ~ just don't let ... · 1 •• r. ~ · l' "You're too young_ . -~." __ «:» ~ ~ ~ I would-n't say ~ .

F#sus4 .. oil: G#m9 Emaj9 '- \..~ ..JJ . ~........u.: H:_ 11 .. -..__: _ <:»: there be . Emaj9 G~m9 H:..... .~_. '- · · u .- . •• I was <:> lost __ .... feet. . • tell 1'1 . --. .....j • can to hear _ my so they · · Ll r--i 1 .---.'----/.~ ...~ ...... . .... ~ I . t.. But they _ weren't . ~ . ..live - · =r - -I 111 ...It___a Bmaj9 '1'I. . for • .It___a ._... I • will . ~ world_ -# -# -#_-# -...c. stare..neath.-/ and now_ - I've drowned.... ""O:I.---. . • ~ 49 " .j *___-. · .j .~ - I . I '- - · . .: • • .... .. r . ~ 45 ~ jj.-.. . ~ ~ but I was a .. . . -._.... ...: . .._/ { I l· '- llli.. F1\sus4 '1'1 jj.j *' song._ I..~~ ........- I -... - .. .... oIl:.- 47 ~_.J So now ..: • . ..... I • __.J -.-___ and world. . your •• and they weren't u '--· T' .--... • was found. me ..-. - .. l+:. .. - ~ -___ ~ --.~.. {r~~ . G~m9 .___!! • is .. ____ ~ .... -~.~..43 " . .' be wait -. -.. I ing the r--= ~ '- ··- I ._ r--= ~ . .. .. '-.... at_ your · 1· I " ._ was wrong. ... Emaj9 - -.._..

- - 78 .i -~ were blown.~. ' . j~ == ii ~j ...neath .. . ___ ~ . r - !g r - ~Bmaj9 - -. -. --..... i ... there be .way. (.j. ...--... .. .__::./...: -..~! ~: .. Emaj9 . j.i.. . ed where -.j.. +t.i~ .... .. 53 . ~ !: ._." ft. • ... . ]: (1 r . . til. . . '.j.. ~ -.: . that '---~ room..6 .. and led ~ · · j: "II' ii == ~j ~: . 55 ". j.oy pre - con-celved. J But they_weren't til j... t~t: - .i . ....-~of nak <c:> land__ .. _ G~m9 weren't tak .. . out .: . . ft.stde. F1sus4 ~ til jj. ~ fields til j.hand. through 0..en by_ the -..... Ig r ~ . And they . ~ .. ' I ._ _ . '"--' a: . F1sus4 G~m9 ~ .y bind - ings from_ the world..: .-.j. ~ · · T' .deas ! ft ~ · · . your -. a ._._/ . '\"7 til j...i were bare_ of an . .j.. ....: ""_ +t..~ . ..51 Emaj9 Bmaj9 stripped 'til they. ~ stare_ <c:> and they weren't +t. .

-. Bmaj9 ta- ken by_ the ~ . 3 til. . .-/- 41i 4I-~4I-' . " _' F~sus4 __ t. . =.n't '" · · . and led 0. " . through hand ...59 Emaj9 Bmaj9 stripped 'till they. t. ..= LI.. where a .. .... ! . ..If ~.= . n _. '--' pre •• "-. .~u way jlI. ~t ..rI: j: LI. c....tt . fields .: .IJ. fI: · · I LI. Gllm9 F~sus4 Emaj9 r. out « side.ceived ..... ..rI: F'#sus4 F~ .'-. ' ~'~. so 1_ ~ say . . 61 jlI.. I '" ".. _of nak • *~.....IJ.. could./. TI .. f!:.~ . =.. ~ were blown. were bare_ of an ..IJ. "No...- .. !~!: i -~..I~ .. - deas..ny - con.IJ. ."=" r - • . . .. I $~ tit. Emaj9 ~.~j ..._.. -9 .: ""1 . that room..ed land__ I'" ( 6'1 - . 41- ~ ~~! ::: U . ~ i i =.If t. ~~ ~ ::.-41- 41- ... 41- r..y bind ings from the world... r !g r ..." *. .. G~m9 41- t. . 4I-__ 4I- - And they weren't I ·· 63 ".. . a- _' F# ..~.

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