The man I want to be    (video)

 

    C - G - D (2x)

 

                     C                                                          D

1. God, I'm down here on my knees ‘cause it's the last place left to fall,

                 C                                             D

    beggin' for another chance, if there's any chance at all.

              C                                     D                                          G

    That you might still be listenin' lovin' and forgivin' guys like me.

Bm                                               C

    I've spent my whole life gettin' it all wrong,

Bm                                                              C           D

    and I sure could use your help ‘cause from now on ...

 

                        C                                 G

I wanna be a good man a 'do like I should' man,

                          D                                              G

I wanna be the kind of man the mirror likes to see.

                          C                                               Em           - A7

I wanna be a strong man and admit that I was wrong, ma........n.

   C                                            D                                              C

God, I'm asking you to come change me to the man I wanna be.

 

+  C - G - D

 

                    C                                          D

2. If there's any way for her and me to make another start,

                      C                                                    D

   could you see what you could do to put some love back in her heart ?

             C                                          D                                               G

Cuz' it going to take a miracle after all I've done to really make her see ...

 

                                 C                                   G

That I wanna be a stay man, I wanna be a brave man,

                          D                                                    G

I wanna be the kind of man that she sees in her dreams.

                              C                                     Em       - A7

God, I wanna be your man, and I wanna be her ma.......n

   C                                       D                                      Em

God, I only hope she still believes in the man I wanna be.

 

                   G                      D                          C

+  Well, I know this late at night that talk is cheap,

Em          A7                    Am   - D

    Lord, don't give up on me.

 

 

 

 

 

+  C - G   - D - G

 

                           C                                             Em     A7

+  I wanna be a givin' man, I wanna really start livin' man,

       C                                             D              - C - G

    God, I'm asking you to come change me

                 D                 C    - G - D

    to the man I wanna be.                   +  C

 

    (Chris Young)