Supermarket flowers    (video)

 

††† C - Em - F (2x)

 

†††††††††† ††††††††††C†††††††††††† ††††Em†††††††††††††††† ††††F

1. I took the supermarket flowers from the windowsill,

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††† I threw the day old tea from the cup,

Am††††††††††† †††††††††††††††G††††††††††††††F††††††††††† ††††††C

††packed up the photo album Matthew had made,

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††† memories of a life thatís been loved.

 

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2. Took the get well soon cards and stuffed animals

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††† poured the old ginger beer down the sink.

Am†††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††††††††††††††† F††††††† ††††††††††††††C

†† Dad always told me, donít you cry when youíre down,

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††† but mum, thereís a tear every time that I blink.

 

Dm††††††††† †††††††F††††††††††† C††††† ††††††††G†††††††††††† Dm

††† Oh, Iím in pieces itís tearing me up, but I know,

††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††F††††††††† ††††C††††††††††††† †††††††††G

†† a heart thatís broke is a heart thatís been loved.

 

††††††††††† ††††††C†††† Em- F

So Iíll sing Hallelujah,

††††††† †††††††††††††G††††††† †††††††††††C†††††††† ††††††Em†† ††- F

you were an angel in the shape of my mum.

††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††† F

When I fell down youíd be there, holding me up,

†††††††††††††††††††††† C††††††††††††††††† G

Spread your wings as you go,

†††††††† ††††††††Am†††††††††††† †††††††F††††††† †††††††††††††C†††††† G†††††††††† ††††C

and when God takes you back, heíll say Hallelujah, youíre home.

 

+C - Em - F††††† - G - C - Em - F

 

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3. I fluffed the pillows, made the beds, stacked the chairs up,

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††† folded your nightgowns neatly in a case.

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†††† John said, heíd drive, then put his hand on my cheek,

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††† and wiped a tear from the side of my face.

 

Dm†††††††††††† †††††††††††F†††††††† †††††C††††††††††† ††††††G††††††††††††††††† Dm

†† And I hope that I see the world as you did, ícause I know,

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††† a life with love is a life thatís been lived.

 

†††††††††††††††††† C†††††† Em- F

So Iíll sing Hallelujah,

††††††††††††††††††††† G†††††††††††††††††† C††††††††††††††† Em†††† - F

you were an angel in the shape of my mum.

††††††††††††††††††† G††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††† F

When I fell down youíd be there, holding me up,

†††††††††††††††††††††† C †††††††††††††††††G

Spread your wings as you go,

††††††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††† C†††††† G††††††††††††††† C

and when God takes you back, heíll say Hallelujah, youíre home.

 

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+Ooh ooh ooh. Ooh ooh ooh. Ooh ooh ooh. Ooh ooh ooh.†† - - -

 

††††† C†††††† Em- F†††††††††††††††††††††† G†††††††††††††††††† C††††††††††††††† Em†††† - F

+Hallelujah,††††††† you were an angel in the shape of my mum.

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††† You got to see the person I have become.

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††† Spread your wings, and I know,

†††††††††††††††††††††† Am††††††††††††††††††† F†††††††††††††††††††† C†††††† G††††††† ††††††††C

††† then when God takes you back, heíll say Hallelujah, youíre home.

 

 

(orig. = capo 6th)††† (Ed Sheeran)