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A chordBm chordBm7 chordD chordEm chordG chord

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Intro -x2-: EmEm chord GG chord BmBm chord AA chord

Verse:
EmEm chord          GG chord
  You've got a hold of me
BmBm chord             AA chord
  Don't even know your power
EmEm chord       GG chord
  I stand a hundred feet
BmBm chord                AA chord
  But I fall when I'm around you

Pre-Chorus:
EmEm chord       GG chord
  Show me an open door
BmBm chord                  AA chord
  Then you go and slam it on me
EmEm chord      GG chord
 I can't take anymore
BmBm chord           AA chord
 I'm saying baby

Chorus:
             EmEm chord         GG chord
Please have mercy on me
        BmBm chord          AA chord
Take it easy on my heart
                       EmEm chord             GG chord
Even though you don't mean to hurt me
          BmBm chord          AA chord
You keep tearing me apart
                     EmEm chord     GG chord     BmBm chord      AA chord
Would you please have mercy, mercy on my heart
                     EmEm chord     GG chord     BmBm chord      AA chord
Would you please have mercy, mercy on my heart

Verse:
EmEm chord      GG chord
 I'd drive through the night
BmBm chord           AA chord
 Just to be near you baby
EmEm chord        GG chord
 Heart old and testified
BmBm chord            AA chord  
 Tell me that I'm not crazy

Pre-Chorus:
EmEm chord             GG chord
 I'm not asking for a lot
BmBm chord                 AA chord
 Just that you're honest with me
EmEm chord       GG chord
 My pride is all I got
BmBm chord           AA chord
 I'm saying baby

Chorus:
             EmEm chord         GG chord
Please have mercy on me
        BmBm chord          AA chord
Take it easy on my heart
                       EmEm chord             GG chord
Even though you don't mean to hurt me
          BmBm chord          AA chord
You keep tearing me apart
                       EmEm chord         GG chord
Would you please have mercy on me
       BmBm chord               AA chord
I'm a puppet on your string
                         EmEm chord              GG chord   
And even though you got good intentions
       BmBm chord             AA chord
I need you to set me free
                     EmEm chord     GG chord     BmBm chord      AA chord
Would you please have mercy, mercy on my heart
                     EmEm chord     GG chord     BmBm chord      AA chord
Would you please have mercy, mercy on my heart

Bridge:
    GG chord              Bm7Bm7 chord
Consuming all the air inside my lungs
 DD chord                AA chord
Ripping all the skin from off my bones
GG chord                Bm7Bm7 chord
I'm prepared to sacrifice my life
          DD chord            AA chord
I would gladly do it twice
    GG chord              Bm7Bm7 chord
Consuming all the air inside my lungs
 DD chord                AA chord
Ripping all the skin from off my bones
GG chord                Bm7Bm7 chord
I'm prepared to sacrifice my life
          DD chord            AA chord
I would gladly do it twice

Chorus:
             EmEm chord         GG chord
Please have mercy on me
        BmBm chord          AA chord
Take it easy on my heart
                       EmEm chord             GG chord
Even though you don't mean to hurt me
          BmBm chord          AA chord
You keep tearing me apart
                       EmEm chord         GG chord
Would you please have mercy on me
       BmBm chord               AA chord
I'm a puppet on your string
                         EmEm chord              GG chord   
And even though you got good intentions
       BmBm chord             AA chord
I need you to set me free
                   EmEm chord     GG chord     BmBm chord      AA chord
I'm begging you for mercy, mercy on my heart
                   EmEm chord     GG chord     BmBm chord      AA chord
I'm begging you for mercy, mercy on my heart

Outro: EmEm chord GG chord BmBm chord A

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28 Comments

  1. saudadia

    caso i find that a casual ‘d, d, u, u , d, u’ works well with this (also, i believe -2 sounds the best)

  2. Instead of an A for the last note, I play a G. A doesn’t really go with the rest of the song. (This is when I transpose it to -2(also the A might be a typo and Am might be the end, but G sounds better in my opinion either way))

  3. That’s sooo helpful thank you saudadia

  4. -1 if you want to play it the way he sings it live (might be difficult for some but we love a challenge !)

  5. brianacannata

    can someone please explain what -1 or -2 is lol

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