Love Song, by Sara Bareilles - guitarplayerbox - Easy guitar songs for guitar beginners and newcomers

Love Song

Sara Bareilles
Chords used in this song: A, A#, Am, C, Dm, F, G, Gm
AChord: A
A#Chord: A#
AmChord: Am
CChord: C
DmChord: Dm
FChord: F
GChord: G
GmChord: Gm
[Intro]
Gm  A#  Dm  F  2x

[Verse]
Gm         A#
head under water
         Dm
and they tell me
            F
to breathe easy for a while
Gm                 A#
but breathing gets harder
     Dm       F
even i know that

[Verse]
Gm                A#
you made room for me
                     Dm
but it’s too soon to see
       F
if I’m happy in your hands
Gm     A#                 Dm     F
im unusually hard to hold on to

[Pre-chorus]
Gm           F
Blank stares at blank pages
A#      C
no easy way to say this
Gm          F                     A#
you mean well, but you make this hard on me

[Chorus]
                          Gm
I'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you asked for it
           F             A#
'cause you need one, you see
                          Gm
I'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you tell me it's
        F
make or break in this
        A#
if you're on your way
              Gm           F
I'm not gonna write you to stay
   Dm                           G
if all you have is leavin' Im'a need a better reason
   A#               C\            Gm  A#
to write you a love song today
Dm   F
Today

[Verse]
Gm            A#
I learned the hard way
          Dm
that they all say
F                     Gm
things you wanna hear
         A#
My heavy heart
        Dm     F      Gm
sings deep down under you
         A#
and your twisted words
     Dm
your help just hurts
        F                       Gm
you were not what i thought you were
A#        Dm       F   Gm
hello to high and dry

[Pre-chorus]
            F
convinced me to please you
A#            C                 Gm
made me think that i need this too
          F           A#
I’m trying to let you hear me as i am


[Chorus]
                          Gm
I'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you asked for it
           F             A#
'cause you need one, you see
                          Gm
I'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you tell me it's
        F
make or break in this
        A#
if you're on your way
              Gm           F
I'm not gonna write you to stay
   Dm                           G
if all you have is leavin' Im'a need a better reason
   A#           C             Dm
to write you a love song today


[Bridge]
        Am      A#
promise me
                 F     C  Dm
you'll leave the light on
           Am    A#
to help me see
                  F      C    Dm
with daylight, my guide, gone
         A                 A#
'cause i believe there's a way
            C\
you can love me because i say


[Chorus]
                          Gm
I'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you asked for it
           F             A#
'cause you need one, you see
                          Gm
I'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you tell me it's
        F
make or break in this
                         Gm
is that why you wanted a love song
           C
'cause you asked for it
           F             A#
'cause you need one, you see
                          Gm
I'm not gonna write you a love song
           C
'cause you tell me it's
        F
make or break in this
        A#
if you're on your way
              Gm           F
I'm not gonna write you to stay

[Outro]
        Dm
if your heart is nowhere in it
        C
i don’t want it for a minute
          Dm
babe I’ll walk the seven seas
         G
when i believe that there's a reason
   A#              C\           Gm  A#  Dm  F
to write you a love song today, today

Gm  A#  Dm      F~
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