Make you better    (video)    (clip)

 

    Am - C - F (2x)

 

   Am                 - C                   - F                      - C

2.     I want you,      thin fingers,     I wanted you,      thin fingernails,

Am                      - C                            - F                      - C

    and when you       bend backwards,      I wanted you,     I needed you.

    Am       - C                       F        - C

    Oh, oh,       to make me better.

 

+  Am - C - F - C

 

   Am                 - C                        - F                - C

2.    l loved you       in spring time,      I lost you       when summer came.

Am                      - C                             - F                     - C

    And when you      pulled backwards,     I wanted you,     I needed you.

    Am       - C                       F        - C

    Oh, oh,       to make me better.

    Am       - C                       F        - C

    Oh, oh,       to make me better.

 

G                                       F              C

    But we're not so starry-eyed anymore,

               F                   C                              G

like the perfect paramour you were in your letters.

G                                             F                             - C

    And won't it all just come around to make you,

         F                      - C                           G

let it all unbreak you       to the day you met her.

                              F                              Am     - C - F - C

But it'd make you better. It'd make you better.

 

   Am                - C                       - F                        - C

3.    I sung you       your twinges,      I suffered you       your tattletales.

Am                      - C                           - F                      - C

    And when you      broke sideways,      I wanted you,     I needed you.

    Am       - C                       F        - C

    Oh, oh,       to make me better.

    Am       - C                       F        - C

    Oh, oh,       to make me better.

 

G                                       F              C

    But we're not so starry-eyed anymore,

               F                   C                              G

like the perfect paramour you were in your letters.

G                                             F                             - C

    And won't it all just come around to make you,

         F                      - C                           G

let it all unbreak you       to the day you met her.

                              F                               Am        - F - C - G

And it'd make you better. It'd make you better.

                          Am          - F - C - G

Did it make you better ?

 

+  Am - F - C - G (2x)

 

   Am                                       F                         - C - G

+      And all I wanted was a sliver to call mine,

Am                                       F                        C

     and all I wanted was a shimmer in your shine

                          G        - G7

    to make me bright.

 

G                                       F              C

    But we're not so starry-eyed anymore,

               F                   C                              G

like the perfect paramour you were in your letters.

G                                             F                             - C

    And won't it all just come around to make you,

         F                      - C                           G

let it all unbreak you       to the day you met her.

                        F

It'd make you better. It'd make you better.

 

+  Am - C - F - C      - Am - C - F   - Am

 

 (orig. = capo 2nd)    (The Decemberists)