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DD chord               GG chord
You would not believe your eyes
CC chord              CC chord
If ten million fireflies
DD chord          GG chord               CC chord
Lit up the world as I fell asleep
DD chord                 GG chord
'Cause they'd fill the open air
CC chord                   CC chord
And leave teardrops everywhere
DD chord                      GG chord                      CC chord
You'd think me rude But I would just stand and stare
 
CC chord           GG chord             DD chord
I'd like to make myself believe
            CC chord     GG chord     BmBm chord  CC chord
That planet Earth turns slowly
     CC chord                    GG chord           CC chord          DD chord    EmEm chord
It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep
    CC chord             GG chord           DD chord
'Cause everything is never as it seems
 
 
DD chord           GG chord
'Cause I'd get a thousand hugs
CC chord
From ten thousand lightning bugs
DD chord              GG chord               CC chord
As they tried to teach me how to dance
DD chord          GG chord
a foxtrot above my head
CC chord
a sock hop beneath my bed
  DD chord             GG chord                 CC chord
a disco ball is just hanging by a thread
 
 
CC chord           GG chord             DD chord
I'd like to make myself believe
            CC chord     GG chord     BmBm chord  CC chord
That planet Earth turns slowly
     CC chord                    GG chord           CC chord          DD chord    EmEm chord
It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep
    CC chord             GG chord           DD chord
'Cause everything is never as it seems When I fall asleep
 
DD chord             GG chord           CC chord
Leave my door open just a crack - Please take me away from here -
DD chord               GG chord              CC chord
'Cause I feel like such an insomniac - Please take me away from here -
DD chord        GG chord                CC chord
Why do I tire of counting sheep - Please take me away from here -
DD chord               GG chord               CC chord
When I'm far too tired to fall asleep
 
DD chord              GG chord
To ten million fireflies
CC chord
I'm weird 'cause I hate goodbyes
DD chord           GG chord                     CC chord
I got misty eyes as they said farewell
DD chord                GG chord
But I'll know where several are
CC chord
If my dreams get real bizarre
DD chord                     GG chord               CC chord
'Cause I saved a few and I keep them in a jar
 
 
CC chord           GG chord             DD chord
I'd like to make myself believe
            CC chord     GG chord     BmBm chord  CC chord
That planet Earth turns slowly
     CC chord                    GG chord           CC chord          DD chord    EmEm chord
It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep
    CC chord             GG chord           DD chord
'Cause everything is never as it seems When I fall asleep
 
 
CC chord           GG chord             DD chord
I'd like to make myself believe
            CC chord     GG chord     BmBm chord  CC chord
That planet Earth turns slowly
     CC chord                    GG chord           CC chord          DD chord    EmEm chord
It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep
    CC chord             GG chord           DD chord
'Cause everything is never as it seems When I fall asleep
 
 
CC chord           GG chord             DD chord
I'd like to make myself believe
            CC chord     GG chord     BmBm chord  CC chord
That planet earth turns slowly
     CC chord                    GG chord           CC chord          DD chord    EmEm chord
It's hard to say that I'd rather stay Awake when I'm asleep
  CC chord                   GG chord               DD chord      DD chord  GG chord
Because my dreams are bursting at the seams    
This arrangement for the song is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the song. You may only use this for private study, scholarship, or research.

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