Time Bomb    (video)

 

    Am - G - Am (2x)       +  Am - G - Am (2x)

 

       Am                         G                                    A

1. If I'm a ticking time bomb waiting to blow my top,

    Am                            G                             A

    no one would ever know, not until I blew up.

 

      F                        C    G  F                        C         G

    No one would believe it, he was such a normal man,

F                                         C   G  Am

    shake their heads and wonder why.

 

         Am                            G                                          A

2. If Martians fell from the sky, what would that do to God ?

       Am                                    G                                   A

    Would we put the weapon down or aim it up at the sky ?

 

      F                        C    G        F                       C  G

    No one would believe it, except the fucking nut jobs.

F                                             C      G Am

    They'd laugh and cry, "We told you so !"

 

      Am                       G                                      A

3. Baby, when I get home, I want to believe in Jesus.

      Am                           G                                     A

    Hammer in the final nail, help me pick up the pieces.

 

               Am                          G                                       A

4. When everything starts to fall so fast that it terrifies you.

        Am                           G                                           A

    When will you hit the wall ? Are you gonna learn to fly ?

 

     F                         C    G       F                      C   G

    No one would believe it, except for all the people

       F                      C  G Am

    watching as you fly away.

 

+  Am - D - Am - D (2x)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Am                      G                                             A

5. Baby, when I get home, I want to pick up those pieces,

     Am                           G                                           A

    hammer in the final nail, and lean me up against Jesus.

     Am                       G                                       A

    Baby, when I get home, I want to believe in Jesus,

     Am                           G                                     A

    hammer in the final nail, help me pick up the pieces.

     Am                       G                                         A

    Baby, when I get home, help me pick up the pieces,

      Am                          G

    hammer in the final nail, I wanna believe in Jesus.

 

(orig. = capo 5th)    (Dave Matthews Band)