Get out of your own way    (video)

 

    F - C - G - Am (3x)

 

F               C                         - G  Am    F

    Get out of your own way,        hey, hey !

             C                         - G   Am

Get out of your own way,        hey, hey !

 

      F                C                                                  G

1. Love hurts, now you're the girl who's left with no words,

              Am                                   F

    your heart's a balloon, but then it bursts.

          C                                          G                                 G7

    It doesn't take a cannon, just a pin your skin's not covering.

                 F           C                                          G

    And resistance, love has got to fight for its existence,

           Am                                  F

    the enemy has armies for assistance,

           C                                             G                 G7

    the amorous, the glamorous, the kiss, a fist, listen to this, oh.

 

F               C                         - G  Am  F

    Get out of your own way,        oh,  ah !

             C                         - G  Am  F

Get out of your own way,        oh, ah !

 

   F                                   C

+     I could sing it to you all night, all night,

G                                  Am

    if I could, I'd make it alright, alright.

F                                             C

    Nothing's stopping you except what's inside,

G                                     Am    - - - - - - - - - -

    I can help you, but it's your fight, your fight.

 

      F                        C                                           G

2. Fight back, don't take it lyin' down, you got to bite back.

            Am                                 F

    The face of Liberty's starting to crack,

             C                                           G

    she had a plan up until she got smacked in the mouth,

                             G7

    and it all went south.

               F                  C                                                 G

    Like freedom, the slaves are lookin' for someone to lead them,

           Am                                               F

    the master's lookin' for someone to need him.

               C                                                       G

    The promised land is there for those who need it most,

                              G7

    and Lincoln's ghost said...

 

F               C                         - G  Am  F

    Get out of your own way,        oh,  ah !

             C                         - G  Am  F

Get out of your own way,        oh, ah !

 

   F                                   C

+     I could sing it to you all night, all night,

G                                  Am

    if I could, I'd make it alright, alright.

F                                             C

    Nothing's stopping you except what's inside,

G                                      Am   - - - - - - - - - -

    I can help you, but it's your fight, your fight.

 

F               C                          - G - Am

    Get out of your own way !

F               C                          - G - Am

    Get out of your own way !

 

+  F - Dm - C (2x)

 

F               C                          - G - Am

    Get out of your own way !

F               C                          - G - Am

    Get out of your own way !

F               C                          - G - Am

    Get out of your own way !

 

+  F - C - G - Am

 

                   F                            C

(spoken : )      Blessed are the arrogant,

                             G                                Am

    for there is the kingdom of their own company.

        F                                C                                     G

    Blessed are the superstars for the magnificence in their light,

                              Am                          F

    we understand better our own insignificance.

                               C

    Blessed are the filthy rich,

                        G            Am                                                    F

    for you can only truly own what you give away, like your pain.

 

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (U2)