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Heart of the Wound


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Capo on the third fret Intro: (2x) ----------------------------------------------------------- -----1-----1-------1------1-------1------1-------------1--- ---0-----0-------0------0-------0------0-------------0----- -3-----2-----2h3-----3p2----2h3-----3p2-----2p0------------ ------------------------------------------------2-3-------- ----------------------------------------------------------- C F G C There was a sunset shining on the sea C F G C Everyone was locked inside glued to their tv C F G C Cause once you've seen a sunset, you have seen them all C F G C And they're never as nice as the ones they sell down at the mall F G C Am Oh, the best laid plans are in the heartland F G Am But it is the heart of the wound F G C Am But we learn to accept what we will never understand F G (intro riff) Oh, heart of the wound Someone's shooting teenage boys in the light of day Here in America, a couple of miles away They say violence is cyclical, things will be okay More than just a pendulum swinging our way Oh, the best laid plans are in the heartland But it is the heart of the wound But we learn to accept what we will never understand Oh, heart of the wound F G Am There is blood on the soul never reaching the hand F G Am But as angry men, we've got a right to demand F G Am Love breathing life to a wounded land F G (intro riff) Love that will try and leave us wounded again So come see the sunset sinking in the tres Come feel the shadow falling over me Come feel the anger from sea to shining sea Come see this land that never really was free Oh, the best laid plans are in the heartland But it is the heart of the wound But we learn to accept what we will never understand Oh, heart of the wound


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