Girl on fire    (video)

 

   G                                                 Em

1.    She's just a girl, and she's on fire,

C                                    - D

    hotter than a fantasy,        lonely like a highway.

G                                                       Em

    She's living in a world, and it's on fire,

C                      G             - C                                      D

    filled with catastrophe,      but she knows she can fly away.

 

     G - Em                                           Bm                                        D  

    O........h, she got both feet on the ground, and she's burning it down.

     G - Em                                          Bm                                           D

    O........h, she got her head in the clouds, and she's not backing down.

 

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This girl is on fire,        this girl is on fire !

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She's walking on fire,         this girl is on fire !

 

   G                                               Em

2.    Looks like a girl, but she's a flame,

C                                                        - D

    so bright, she can burn your eyes,         better look the other way.

G                                                               Em

    You can try, but you'll never forget her name,

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    she's on top of the world,        hottest of the hottest girls, and ...

 

     G - Em                                        Bm                                        D 

    O........h, we got our feet on the ground, and we’re burning it down.

     G - Em                                           Bm                                          D

    O........h, we got our heads in the clouds, and we’re not backing down.

 

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This girl is on fire,        this girl is on fire !

                             G   - Em                     Bm      - D

She's walking on fire,         this girl is on fire !

 

    C                                                     D

+      Everybody stands, as she goes by,

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    ’cause they can see the flame that's in her eyes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    Watch her when she's lighting up the night

                                                Em                           Bm

    Nobody knows that she's a lonely girl, and it's a lonely world,

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    but she gon' let it burn, baby, burn, baby !

 

    D                G   - Em                     Bm     - D

This girl is on fire,        this girl is on fire !

                             G   - Em                     Bm      - D

She's walking on fire,         this girl is on fire !

 

     G - Em    C       D 

+  O.........h, oh,    oh !

     G - Em    Bm    D 

    O.........h, oh,    oh !

     G - Em    C       D 

    O.........h, oh,    oh !

     G - Em    Bm    D 

    O.........h, oh,    oh !   - - -

 

    G                                                Em

+      She's just a girl, and she's on fire.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd; live = capo 1st)    (Alicia Keys)