If I die young | Perry

  

 
 
Capo op 2
Akkoorden:
 
   G   D   A  Bm4 
e|-3---2---0---0-|
B|-3---3---2---3-|
G|-0---2---2---4-|
D|-0---0---2---4-|
A|-2---x---0---0-|
E|-3---x---0---x-|
 
         G
If I die young
           D
Bury me in satin
        A               Bm4
Lay me down on a bed of roses
               G          D
Sink me in the river at dawn
        A                        Bm4
Send me away with the words of a love song
G       D      A
  Oh oh, oh oh
 
               G                             D
Lord make me a rainbow, I’ll shine down on my mother
                          A                         Bm4
She’ll know I’m safe with You when she stands under my colors
   G                                 D
Oh and life ain’t always what you think it ought to be
   A                     Bm4
No, ain’t even grey, but she buries her baby
 G             D          A  Bm4
The sharp knife of a short life
     G         D          A
Well, I’ve had just enough time
 
         G
If I die young
           D
Bury me in satin
        A               Bm4
Lay me down on a bed of roses
               G          D
Sink me in the river at dawn
        A                             Bm4
Send me away with the words of a love song
 
    G                D       A  Bm4
The sharp knife of a short life
     G         D           A 
Well, I’ve had just enough time
 
                    G                D          
And I’ll be wearing white when I come into Your kingdom
       A                      Bm4
I’m as green as the ring on my little cold finger
    G                D          
I’ve never known the loving of a man 
       A                         Bm4
but it sure felt nice when he was holding my hand
         G                            D          
There’s a boy here in town says he’ll love me forever
A                        Bm4
Who would have thought forever could be severed by
 
   G             D          A  Bm4
The sharp knife of a short life
     G         D           A 
Well, I’ve had just enough time
 
G D A Bm4 x2
 
  G
So put on your best boys
    D
And I’ll wear my pearls
A
What I never did is done
 
               G                
A penny for my thoughts
        D          
Oh no, I’ll sell them for a dollar
  A                         Bm4
They’re worth so much more after I’m a goner
     G                         D          
And maybe then you’ll hear the words I’ve been singing
A                          Bm4
Funny when you’re dead how people start listening
 
G D A Bm4 
 
         G
If I die young
           D
Bury me in satin
        A               Bm4
Lay me down on a bed of roses
               G          D
Sink me in the river at dawn
        A                        Bm4
Send me away with the words of a love song
 
 
G            D
 Oh oh, the ballad of a dove
A        Bm4
  Go in peace and love
 G
Gather up your tears
D
Keep them in your pocket
  A                               Bm4
Save them for a time when you’re really gonna need them.
 
          G                D       A    Bm4
Oh oh, the sharp knife of a short life
     G         D           A 
Well, I’ve had just enough time
 
   G
So put on your best boys
    D
And I’ll wear my pearls

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