Survivor    (video)    (midi)

 

    Em - C - B7 - Em - B7 (3x)    +  Em - C - B7 - Em

 

                                Em                                       C

1. Now that you are out of my life, I'm so much better,

                                            B7                                  Em

    you thought that I'd be weak without ya, but I'm stronger.

                                           Em                                 C

    You thought that I'd be broke without ya, but I'm richer,

                                          B7                               Em

    you thought that I'd be sad without ya, I laugh harder.

 

                                           Em                                  C

2. You thought I wouldn't grow without ya, now I'm wiser,

                                          B7                                         Em

    you thought that I'd be helpless without ya, but I'm smarter.

                                            Em                                       C

    You thought that I'd be stressed without ya, but I'm chillin',

                                         B7                                    Em

    you thought I wouldn't sell without ya, sold nine million.

 

              Em                            C

I'm a survivor, I'm not gonna give up,

                      B7                            Em

I'm not gon' stop, I'm gonna work harder.

              Em                       C

I'm a survivor, I'm gonna make it,

               B7                      Em

I’m a surviver, keep on survivin'.

 

+ repeat CHORUS

 

                                     Em                                   C

3. Thought I couldn't breathe without you, I'm inhalin',

                                         B7                                 Em

    you thought I couldn't see without you, perfect vision.

                                        Em                               C

    You thought I couldn't last without ya, but I'm lastin',

                                            B7                             Em

    you thought that I would die without ya, but I'm livin'.

 

                                      Em                              C

4. Thought that I would fail without ya, but I'm on top,

                                   B7                         Em

    though it would be over by now, but it won't stop.

                                            Em                             C

    You thought that I would self-destruct, but I'm still here,

                        B7                                      Em

    even in my years to come, I'm still gon' be here.

 

+  CHORUS (2x)

 

           Em                          - C

+  I'm wishin' you the best,       pray that you are blessed,

B7                                        - Em

    Much success, no stress,          and lots of happiness.

            Em                                             C

    (I'm better than that) I'm not gonna blast you on the radio,

             B7                                          Em

    (I'm better than that) I'm not gonna lie on you or your family, yo.

            Em                                             C

    (I'm better than that) I'm not gonna hate you in the magazine,

            B7                                                         Em

    (I'm better than that) I'm not gonna compromise my Christianity.

           Em                                                             C

    (I'm better than that) You know I'm not gonna diss you on the Internet,

B7                                            Em

    ’cause my momma told me better than that.

 

                                            Em        C         B7      Em

+  CHORUS (2x)             +  Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh oh, oh !  (2x)

 

  Em         C                                    B7        Em

+     After all of the darkness and sadness still comes happiness,

Em          C                                         B7                 Em

    if I surround myself with positive things, I'll gain prosperity.

 

+  CHORUS (4x)        +  D#m - C# - B - C#      - D#m - C# - B

 

(orig. = capo 4th)    (Destiny’s Child)