the angel of 8th ave.

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G#m 466444
B x24442
E 022100

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[Intro]
G#m  B  E 
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G#m  B  E 
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G#m  B  E 
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G#m  B  E 
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[Verse 1]
B
 So we got straight to the 
                                     E
And I was a coward and worse to my shame

I fell hard upon the weightless weeks

And wasted every day
B
 Till you emerged in the park
                                E
Like some patron of Washington Square

For the first time in a long time

Inside everything stood clear
B
 So went out to find me a job
                                      E
But I didn't think I would hold this one down

It gives the same old sinking feeling

Of f****** hammers in my bowels
B
 But you are good to me still
                                    E
And when my old man was near to the end

You loved his broken body

In the same way that I did

[Chorus]
G#m      B       E
 I wanna lay me down

And be lover of the year
G#m       B            E
 In this strange new town
This strange hemisphere

[Verse 2]
B 
 God, it was state of the art
                                 E
You called each of my sorrows by name

And a tide of tender mercies

Shook my body from the grave
B
 And in the festival years
                   E
Of our makeshift parade

In perpetual fall

And immeasurable rain
B
 I wanna see this one out
                                   E
And I wanna join in the impossible swing

And fall hard beside you

Screaming at the bowels of everything
B
 And in the Islington morn

You're the angel of 8th
E
And what's more, the g****** greatest thing

That Laney ever made

[Chorus]
G#m      B       E
 I wanna lay me down

And be lover of the year
G#m           B          E
 And in this strange new town

This strange hemisphere
G#m     B        E
 You persuade me now

To look closer in the mirror
G#m        B        E
 And I wanna lay me down
                                       B
For years and years and years and years.......

[Instrumental]
E     B     E
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[Outro]
B
 Ah, there's heaven in you now

Ah, there's heaven in you now
E
 Ah, there's heaven in you now

Ah, there's heaven in you now
B
 There is heaven in you now

Ah, there's heaven in you now
E
 Ah, there's heaven in you now

Ah, there's heaven in you now
B
 There is heaven in you now

Ah, there's heaven in you now
E
 Ah, there's heaven in you now

Ah, there's heaven in you now
B
 Ah, there's heaven in you now
E
 There is heaven in you now Now, now

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