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   Am - F - C - G (2x)

 

                             Am

1. You've got the words to change a nation,

                      F

    but you're biting your tongue,

                             C

    you've spent a lifetime stuck in silence,

                G

    afraid you'll say something wrong.

       Am                                           F

    If no one ever hears it, how we gonna learn your song ?

           C                             G

    So come on, come on, come on, come on.

 

                          Am                                          F

2. You've got a heart as loud as lions, so why let your voice be tamed ?

                 C                                                 G

    baby, we're a little different, there's no need to be ashamed.

                             Am                                                F

    You've got the light to fight the shadows, so stop hiding it away,

      C                        - G

    come on, come o......n.

 

              Am                     F                       C                                 G

I wanna sing, I wanna shout, I wanna scream till the words dry out,

                 Am                       F

to put it in all of the papers, I'm not afraid,

                 C                       G

they can read all about it, read all about it.

Am       F              C             G   - Am            F              C              G

Oh, oh oh oh, oh oh oh, oh oh !        Oh, oh oh oh, oh oh oh, oh oh !

 

                            Am                                                    F

2. At night we're waking up the neighbours while we sing away the blues,

                  C                                                         G

    making sure that we remember, yeah, ‘cause we all matter, too.

              Am                                                       F

    If the truth has been forbidden, then we're breaking all the rules.

           C                            G

    so come on, come on, come on, come on !

 

                       Am                            F

4. Let’s get the tv and the radio to play our tune again,

                  C                                                 G

    its 'bout time we got some airplay of our version of events.

                       Am                                F

    There's no need to be afraid, I will sing with you, my friend,

      C                         - G

    come on, come o......n.

 

              Am                     F                       C                                G

I wanna sing, I wanna shout, I wanna scream till the words dry out,

                 Am                       F

to put it in all of the papers, I'm not afraid,

                 C                       G

they can read all about it, read all about it.

Am       F              C             G   - Am             F              C             G

Oh, oh oh oh, oh oh oh, oh oh !        Oh, oh oh oh, oh oh oh, oh oh !

 

                              Am                             F

5. Yeah, we're all wonderful, wonderful people,

             C                               G

    so when did we all get so fearful ?

                      Am                        F

    Now we're finally finding our voices,

          C                                              G

    so take a chance, come, help me sing this.

 

+ repeat verse 5        +  CHORUS

 

                  Am                     F                       C                                G

+  I wanna sing, I wanna shout, I wanna scream till the words dry out,

                    Am                       F

    to put it in all of the papers, I'm not afraid,

                     C                       G                      Am

    they can read all about it, read all about it, oh.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Emili Sandé)