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Guitar Chords for Riptide by Vance Joy

Artist: Vance Joy
Song: Riptide
Note:  The tuning on this song is a little weird.  
It's not 440 (as is pretty much every song in the universe).
If you're trying to play along with the recording it'll sound a bit off.

INTRO:
Am  G  C (x2)

VERSE:
Am              G                 C
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
Ooh,   ooh ooh
Am    G           C (One Strum)
Ooh,      and they come unstuck

CHORUS:
Am   G                    C
Lady, running down to the riptide,
C                  Am
taken away to the dark side,
G                C
I wanna be your left hand man.
   Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song and,
C                   Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G                            C
you're gonna sing the words wrong

VERSE:
Am                  G                   C
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
Ooh, ooh ooh
Am G           C (One Strum)
Ooh, and they come unstuck
CHORUS:
Am   G                    C
Lady, running down to the riptide,
C                  Am
taken away to the dark side,
G                C
I wanna be your left hand man.
   Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song and,
C                   Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G                            C
you're gonna sing the words wrong

Repeat 4 Times:
e-----------3-------------
B--3h5-5--------5---------
G--------------5----------
D-------------------------
A-------------------------
E-------------------------

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 (One Strum)
I can't have it, I can't have it any other way

One Strum Per Chord:
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 3 Times:
Am   G                    C
Lady, running down to the riptide,
C                  Am
taken away to the dark side,
G                C
I wanna be your left hand man.
   Am       G                        C
I love you when you're singing that song and,
C                   Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G                            C
you're gonna sing the words wrong
This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. 
It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research. 

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