Riptide    (video)

 

    Am - G - C (2x)

 

   Am                       G                       C

1. I was scared of dentists and the dark,

   Am                        G                     C

    I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations.

          Am        G                             C

    Oh, all my friends are turning green,

                       Am              G                       C

    you're the magicians assistant in their dreams.

        - Am     G     C      Am  G                   C  - - - - - - -

    O…...oh, ooh, ooh, aha, oh, and they come unstuck.

 

 Am     G                            C

Lady, running down to the riptide,

                              Am          G                         C

taken away to the dark side, I wanna be your left hand man.

  Am              G                                 C

I love you when you're singing that song and,

                                 Am               G                                            C

I got a lump in my throat 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong.

 

   Am                                 G                      C

2.      There's this movie that I think you'll like,

            Am                   G                       C

    this guy decides to quit his job and heads to New York City.

            Am           G                         C

    This cowboy's running from himself,

            Am                      G                       C

    and she's been living on the highest shelf.

        - Am     G     C      Am G                   C

    O…...oh, ooh, ooh, aha, oh, and they come unstuck.

 

+  CHORUS      + Am  ~

 

  Am                                         G

+  I just wanna, I just wanna know,

    C                                                  F

    if you're gonna, if you're gonna stay.

  Am                                     G

    I just gotta, I just gotta know,

    C                                           F

    I can't have it, I can't have it any other way.

 

 

 

 

 

          Am            G                           C

    I swear she's destined for the screen,

      Am                    G                        C

    closest thing to Michelle Pfeiffer that you've ever seen, oh.

 

+  CHORUS (3x)

 

    C                               Am               G                                C

+  I got a lump in my throat 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong.

 

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (Vance Joy)