Keeping your head up    (video)

 

   C                            Em                         G

1.    Times that I've seen you lose your way,

                                     - D

    you're not in control          and you won't be told.

C               Em                     G

    All I can do to keep you safe

                                - D

    is hold you close,       hold you close,

    C                   D                    Em

    'til you can breathe on your own,

    C                    D                    Em

    'til you can breathe on your own.

 

C                                         D         Em

    Hold tight, you're slowly coming back to life !

G

    I'll be keeping your head up,

Am                                 D

    I'll be keeping your head up, darling.

C                                D           Em

    Let go of all your haunted dreams tonight !

G

    I'll be keeping your head up.

Am                                D

    I'll be keeping your head up, darling.

 

C                                         D         Em

    Hold tight, you're slowly coming back to life !

G

    I'll be keeping your head up,

Am                                 D

    I'll be keeping your head up, darling.

C                                D           Em

    Let go of all your haunted dreams tonight !

G

    I'll be keeping your head up,

Am                                D     F

    I'll be keeping your head up.

      C          Am

And I won't let you down.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   C                   Em         G

2.    Everyone keeps a darker place

                        D

    to lose control, you're not alone

C                                    Em       G

    And when you come looking for embrace

                          D

    I know your soul, I'll be your home.

      C                  D                    Em

    'Til you can breathe on your own.

     C                   D                    Em

    'Til you can breathe on your own.

 

+  CHORUS

 

   Am                                  G

+      You never think that you can fly,

Am                                 G

    you'll always swim against the tide,

Am                                  G

    Don't you know your pain is mine ?

C                                 D                         C

    And I would die a thousand times to ease your mind,

         C

    to ease your mind.

 

+  CHORUS

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (Birdy)