SPEAK NOW G G G D I am not the kind of girl Am Who should be rudely barging in C On a white veil occasion G D But you

are not the kind of boy Am C -stop Who should be marrying the wrong girl G D I sneak in and see your friends Am And her snotty little family C All dressed in pastel G D And she is yelling at a bridesmaid Am Somewhere back inside a room C Wearing a gown shaped like a pastry Am C G Thi--is i---is surely not D What you thought it would be Am C D I---I lose myself in a daydream n.C. Where I stand and say G D Don't say "Yes" run away now Am I'll meet you when your out C G Of the church at the back door D Don't wait or say a single vow Am You need to hear me out C -stop And they said "Speak Now" G D Am C G D Fond gestures are exchanged Am And the organ starts to play a song C That sounds like a death march G D And I am hiding in the curtains Am It seems that I was uninvited C By your lovely bride-to-be Am C She---e floats down the aisle G D Like a pageant queen

there's my last chance C I stand up with shaky hands G D -once All eyes on me Am C Horrified looks from everyone in the room D D -once But I'm only lookin' at you G D I am not the kind of girl Am Who should be rudely barging in C On a white veil occasion G D But you are not the kind of boy Am C Who should be marrying the wrong girl G D Oops! Don't say "Yes" run away now Am I'll meet you when your out C G Of the church at the back door .Am C But I--I kno--ow G You wish it was me D -stop You wish it was me.Don't you? G D Don't say "Yes" run away now Am I'll meet you when your out C G Of the church at the back door D Don't wait or say a single vow Am You need to hear me out C G And they said "Speak Now" D Don't say "Yes" run away now Am I'll meet you when your out C G Of the church at the back door D Don't wait or say a single vow Am Your time is running out C G And they said "Speak Now" D Am C G Ohooho laaaahhoh D Am C Oooh(Say you see me now)ooohooh Em* -Once C* I hear the preacher say speak now G* D* D Or forever hold your pe---ace Am There's a silence.

work and the weather G D A You're guard is up. A G Turn around and make it all right Bm *once A* I go back to December all the time D Bm G (2x) . busier than ever Bm We small talk. tell me how's your family G D A I haven't seen them in a while D You've been good. and I know why Bm A Because the last time you saw me D G It's still burned in the back of your mind Bm A G You gave me roses and I left them there to die D So this is me swallowing my pride F#m Standing in front of you saying G "I'm sorry for that night" and I go D A Back to December all the time D It turns out freedom ain't (D) Nothing but missing you F#m Wishing I'd realized what I had G When you were mine D I'd go back to December.D Don't wait or say a single vow Am You need to hear me out C G They said "Speak Now" D And you say "Lets run away now" Am I'll meet you when I'm out C G Of my tux at the back door D Baby I didn't say my vows Am So glad you were around C G -once When they said "Speak no--ow" BACK TO DECEMBER D Bm G (2x) D I'm so glad you made the time to see me Bm How's life.

D These days I haven't been sleeping Bm Stayin' up playing back myself leaving G D A When your birthday passed and I didn't call D Then I think about summer all the beautiful times Bm I watch you laughing from the passenger side G D A And realized I loved you in the fall Bm A And then the cold came the dark days D G When fear crept into my mind Bm You gave me all your love and A G All I gave you was goodbye D So this is me swallowing my pride F#m Standing in front of you saying G "I'm sorry for that night" and I go D A Back to December all the time D It turns out freedom ain't (D) Nothing but missing you F#m Wishing I'd realized what I had G When you were mine D I'd go back to December. so right Bm G And how you held me in your arms D That September night A Bm -stop The first time you ever saw me cry G -stop Maybe this is wishful thinking D Probably mindless dreaming (D) A *once If you loved again I swear I'd love you right Bm *once A* G* I'd go back in time and change it but I can't Bm* A* G* So if the chain is on your door I understand . A G Turn around and change my own mind Bm A I go back to December all the time D Bm G (2x) Bm G I miss your tan skin your sweet smile D A So good to me.

tonight. E Asus2 Maybe it's you and your sick need to give love then take it away.. E Asus2 Well maybe it's me and my blind optimism to blame.D But this is me swallowing my pride F#m Standing in front of you saying G "I'm sorry for that night" and I go D A Back to December. D It turns out freedom ain't (D) Nothing but missing you F#m Wishing I'd realized what I had G When you were mine D I'd go back to December A G Turn around and make it all right D I'd go back to December A G Turn around and change my own mind Bm *once A* I go back to December all the time D Bm G D Bm G *once All the time DEAR JOHN E Asus2 (2x) E Asus2 Long were the nights when my days once revolved around you E Asus2 Counting my footsteps. C#m Don't you think I was too young to be messed with? B A The girl in the dress cried the whole way home. B C#m B Asus2 Well I stopped pickin' up and this song is to let you know why E A Dear John.. E Asus2 I shoulda known. I see it all now that you're gone. prayin' the floor won't fall through. again B C#m B My mother accused me of losing my mind Asus2 But I swore I was fine E Asus2 You paint me a blue sky and go back and turn it to rain E Asus2 And I lived in your chess game but you changed the rules every day B C#m B Asus2 Wonderin' which version of you I might get on the phone. B C#m B And you'll add my name to your long list of traitors Asus2 .

Asus2 You shoulda known. E Asus2 Don't you think I was too young? E .Who don't understand. B C#m B And I'll look back in regret how I ignored when they said Asus2 "Run as fast as you can. C#m You are an expert at sorry B And keeping lines blurry A And never impressed by me acing your tests C#m All the girls that you run dry B Have tired lifeless eyes A 'Cause you burned them out B But I took your matches C#m B Before fire could catch me Asus2 So don't look now B I'm shining like fireworks A E Asus2 C#m B Over your sad empty town A E A Dear John. E You shoulda known. C#m Don't you think I was too young to be messed with? B Asus2 The girl in the dress wrote you a song. C#m Don't you think I was too young to be messed with? B A The girl in the dress cried the whole way home." E A Dear John. I see it all now that you're gone. C#m Don't you think I was too young to be messed with? B A The girl in the dress cried the whole way home. C#m B Don't you think nineteen's too young to be played by your dark twisted games A When I loved you so? E Asus2 I shoulda known. E A Dear John. I see it all now it was wrong. E A I see it all now that you're gone. I see it all now that you're gone.

"long live all the magic we made" Em And bring on all the pretenders C G One day we will be remembered Verse 2 G C I said remember this feeling I passed the pictures around Em D Of all the years that we stood there on the sidelines C Wishing for right now G C We are the kings and the queens You traded your baseball cap for a crown Em D C When they gave us our trophies And we held them up for our town Em C And the cynics were outraged Screaming.Em. LONG LIVE Intro:G. "long live all the magic we made" Em D And bring on all the pretenders I'm not afraid G C Long live all the mountains we moved Em I had the time of my life D Fighting dragons with you G C I was screaming. "this is absurd" Em 'Cause for a moment a band of thieves in D C ripped up jeans got to rule the world Chorus G C Long live the walls we crashed through Em D All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you G C I was screaming.C. "long live the look on your face" Em .D.C G C I say remember this moment In the back of my mind Em The time we stood with our shaking hands D C The crowds in stands went wild G We were the kings and the queens C And they read off our names Em The night you danced like you knew our lives D C Would never be the same Em C You held your head like a hero On a history book page Em D C It was the end of a decade But the start of an age Chorus G C Long live the walls we crashed through Em D All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you G C I was screaming.You shoulda known.

. D A Bm A G..long live the walls we crashed through Em D All the kingdom lights shined just for me and you G C I was screaming. "long live all the magic we made" Em D And bring on all the pretenders I'm not afraid G C Long live all the mountains we moved Em I had the time of my life D Fighting dragons with you G C long live the look on your face Em And bring on all the pretenders C G One day we will be remembered NEVER GROW UP -IntroD A Bm A G A.And bring on all the pretenders C G One day we will be remembered Bridge C Em Hold on to spinning around C Em Confetti falls to the ground C May these memories break our fall Verse 3 G And you take a moment C Promise me this: Em That you'll stand by me forever D C But if God forbid fate should step in G And force us into a goodbye C If you have children someday Em D When they point to the pictures C Please tell them my name C Tell them how the crowds went wild D Tell them how I hope they shine Chorus G C Long live the walls we crashed through Em D I had the time of my life with you G C Long.. D A Bm A Your little hands wrapped around my finger ..

there's just so much you can't do G And you can't wait to move out A Someday and call your own shots G Bm But don't make her drop you off around the block G Remember that she's getting older too (G) And don't lose the way that you dance A Around in your PJs getting ready for school D A Bm A Oh darling don't you ever grow up. G . everything's funny G You got nothing to regret A I'd give all I have honey (A) If you could stay like that D A Bm A Oohhh darling don't you ever grow up. G Don't you ever grow up A D Just stay this little A Bm A Ohh darling don't you ever grow up.G A And it's so quiet in the world tonight D A Your little eyelids Bm A Flutter cause you're dreaming G So I tuck you in A Turn on your favorite night light G Bm To you. G Don't you ever grow up A G It could stay this simple Bm I won't let nobody hurt you G Wont let no one break your heart A No one will desert you D A Bm A G A Just try to never grow up D A Bm A G A Never grow up D A Bm A You're in the car on the way to the movies G A And you're mortified your mom's dropping you off D A Bm A At fourteen.

I don't want to grow G Wish I'd never grown up A Could still be little D A Bm Ooohh I don't want to grow G Wish I'd never grown up A D It could still be simple Asus4 D Asus4 A up A up A Bm Oh darling don't you ever grow G Don't you ever grow up A D Just stay this little A Bm Oh darling don't you ever grow G Don't you ever grow up A D It could stay this simple A Bm A A up. A up. they just dropped me off D A Bm A It's so much colder than I thought it would be G A G So I tuck myself in and turn my nightlight on G D Wish I'd never grown up A I wish I'd never grown up D A Bm Ohhh.Don't you ever grow up A D Just stay this little A Bm A Oh darling don't you ever grow up. G Don't you ever grow up A G It could stay this simple Bm And no one's ever burned you G Nothin's ever left you scarred A And even though you want to D A Bm A G A Just try to never grow up G D A G Take pictures in your mind of your childhood rooOOoom D A Memorize what is sounded like what your dad gets home G D Remember the footsteps. remember the words said Asus4 A And all your little brother's favorite songs G D Asus4 A I just realized everything I had is someday gonna be gone D A Bm A So here I am in my new apartment G A In a big city. G .

sparks fly whenever you smile Am F My mind forgets to remind me C G You're a bad idea Am F You touch me once and it's really something C G You find I'm even better than you imagined I would be F G I'm on my guard for the rest of the world C G Am But with you I know it's no good F .(never grow up) just never grow up SPARKS FLY Am F C G x2 Am F The way you move is like a full on rainstorm C G And I'm a house of cards Am F You're the kind of reckless that should send me running C G But I kinda know that I won't get far F G And you stood there in front of me just C G Am Close enough to touch F G Close enough to hope you couldn't see what I was thinking of Am Drop everything now F Meet me in the pouring rain C Kiss me on the sidewalk G Take away the pain Am F C G 'Cause I see. baby F As the lights go down C G Give me something that'll haunt me when you're not around Am F C G Am F C G 'Cause I see.ohhoh.Ooooh. I won't let nobody hurt you A D A Won't let no one break your heart Bm A G And even though you want too A D Please try to never grow up A Bm A G A D Ohhhohoh. sparks fly whenever you smile Am Get me with those green eyes. don't you ever grow up A Bm A G A D -once Ohhhoh.

sparks fly whenever you smile Am F I run my fingers through your hair C G And watch the lights go wild Am F Just keep on keeping your eyes on me C G It's just wrong enough to make it feel right Am F And lead me up the staircase C G Won't you whisper soft and slow Am F C G I'm captivated by you baby like a fireworks show Am Drop everything now F Meet me in the pouring rain C Kiss me on the sidewalk G Take away the pain Am F C G 'Cause I see. baby F As the lights go down C G Give me something that'll haunt me when you're not around Am F C G Am F C G 'Cause I see. sparks fly whenever you smile Am Get me with those green eyes. sparks fly whenever you smile Am Get me with those green eyes.And I could wait patiently but G I really wish you would Am Drop everything now F Meet me in the pouring rain C Kiss me on the sidewalk G Take away the pain Am F C G 'Cause I see. and the sparks fly OURS Intro: C Am F Verse: C Am F Elevator buttons and morning air C Am F Strangers silence makes me wanna take the stairs C Am F . baby F As the lights go down C G Give me something that'll haunt me when you're not around Am F C G Am F 'Cause I see. baby smile. sparks fly whenever you smile C G Am F C G Am And the sparks fly.

If you were here we'd laugh about their vacant stares C G/B F But right now. my time is theirs Verse: C Am F Seems like theres always someone who disapproves C Am F Theyll judge it like they know about me and you C Am F And the verdict comes from those with nothing else to do C G/B F G/B The jury's out. cause right now you're mine Chorus: F G And you'll say don't you worry your pretty little mind C Am People throw rocks at things that shine F G Am And life makes love look hard F The stakes are high G The waters rough But this love is ours C C Am Am F F Bridge: Am G F And it's not theirs to speculate C G Am G If it's wrong and your hands are tough F C G but they are where mine belong and Am G I'll fight their doubt and give you F C G F G faith with this song for you . but my choice is you Chorus: F G So don't you worry your pretty little mind C Am People throw rocks at things that shine F G Am And life makes love work hard F The stakes are high G The waters rough But this love is ours C Am F Verse: C Am F They never know what people have up their sleeves C Am F Ghosts from your past gonna jump out at me C Am F Lurking in the shadows with their lip gloss smiles C G/B F G/B But I don't care.

Verse: C Am F Cause I love the gap between your teeth C Am F And I love the riddles that you speak C Am F And any snide remarks from my father about your tattoos C G/B F G/B will be ignored cause my heart is yours Chorus: F G So don't you worry your pretty little mind C Am People throw rocks at things that shine F G Am And life makes love look hard Chorus: F G So don't you worry your pretty little mind C Am People throw rocks at things that shine F G C Am But they can't take what's ours F G Am They can't take what's ours F The stakes are high G The waters rough C But this love is ours I have never understood why women love cats. they don't come in when you call. Cats are independent. and when they're home they like to be left alone and sleep. In other words. they love in a cat . every quality that women hate in a man. they don't listen. they like to stay out all night.

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