Head above water    (video)

 

    Am - F - C

 

                     Am                      F            C

1. I've gotta keep the calm before the storm,

       Am                        F                C

    I don't want less, I don't want more.

             Am                        F           C

    Must bar the windows and the doors,

          Am                       F            C

    to keep me safe, to keep me warm.

 

                    Am                   F           C

2. Yeah, my life is what I'm fighting for,

             Am                          F               C

    can't part the sea, can't reach the shore.

                  Am                            F       C

    And my voice becomes the driving force,

               Am                    F       C

    I won't let this pull me overboard.

 

                         Am               F                              C                  G

God, keep my head above water, don't let me drown, it gets harder.

                     Am            F              C                          G

I'll met you there at the altar, as I fall down to my knees,

                       Am                   F

Don't let me drown, drown, drown !

                       C                                       G

Don't let me, don't let me, don't let me drown „

 

           Am                      F          C

3. So pull me up from down below,

                      Am                    F        C

    ’cause I'm underneath the undertow.

               Am                    F            C

    Come dry me off and hold me close,

        Am                      F              C

    I need you now, I need you most.

 

                         Am               F                              C                  G

God, keep my head above water, don't let me drown, it gets harder.

                     Am            F             C                          G

I'll met you there at the altar, as I fall down to my knees,

                      Am                    F

Don't let me drown, drown, drown,

                       C                                      G

don't let me, don't let me, don't let me drown,

                      Am                    F

Don't let me drown, drown, drown,

                                     C                   G

keep my head above water, above water !

 

            F  G    Am

+  And I can't see in the stormy weather,

    F  G      Am

    I can't seem to keep it all together.

           F            G          Am                                     F            G

    And I can't swim the ocean like this forever, and I can't breathe.

                             Am                F                           C                G

    God, keep my head above water, I loose my breath at the bottom,

                            Am            F                       C                    G

    come, rescue me, I'll be waiting, I'm too young to fall asleep !

 

                         Am               F                              C                  G

God, keep my head above water, don't let me drown, it gets harder.

                     Am            F             C                           G

I'll met you there at the altar, as I fall down to my knees,

                         Am - F

Don't let me dro........wn,

                       C                                       G

don't let me, don't let me, don't let me drown !

                        Am - F

Don't let me dro.......wn,

                                    C                    G

keep my head above water, above water.

 

(orig. = capo 5th)    (Avril Lavigne)