Hey there Delilah    (intro)

 

C - Em (2x)

 

C Em

1. Hey there, Delilah, what's it like in New York City ?

C Em

I'm a thousand miles away, but, girl, tonight you look so pretty,

Am

yes, you do.

G - F G Am G

Times Square can't shine as bright as you, I swear it's true.

 

C Em

2. Hey there Delilah, don't you worry about the distance,

C Em

I'm right there, if you get lonely, give this song another listen,

Am

close your eyes.

G - F G Am G

Listen to my voice, it's my disguise, I'm by your side.

 

C Am C Am

Oh, it's what you do to me, oh, it's what you do to me !

C Am C Am

Oh, it's what you do to me, oh, it's what you do to me !

 

C

+ What you do to me.

 

C Em

3. Hey there, Delilah, I know times are getting hard,

C Em

but just believe me, girl, someday I'll pay the bills with this guitar,

Am

we'll have it good.

G - F G Am G

We'll have the life we knew we would, my word is good.

 

C Em

4. Hey there, Delilah, I've got so much left to say,

C Em

if every simple song I wrote to you would take your breath away,

Am

I'd write it all.

 

 

 

 

G - F G Am G

Even more in love with me you'd fall, we'd have it all.

 

+ CHORUS

 

F

A thousand miles seems pretty far,

G

but they've got planes and trains and cars,

C Am

I'd walk to you, if I had no other way.

F

Our friends would all make fun of us,

G

and we'll just laugh along because

C Am

we know that none of them have felt this way.

G F G

Delilah I can promise you that by the time we get through,

Am G

the world will never ever be the same, and you're to blame.

 

C Em

5. Hey there, Delilah, you be good and don't you miss me,

C

two more years and you'll be done with school,

Em Am

and I'll be making history like I do.

G - F G Am

You know it's all because of you,

G - F G Am

we can do whatever we want to,

G - F G Am G

hey there, Delilah, here's to you, this ones for you.

 

C Am - C

+ CHORUS + What you do to me. + Oh. (4x)

What you do to me.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd) (Plain White Ts)