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Breaking Skin


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Tuning: DADGBE Capo: 1 D: 000232 F: 330000 or XX3211 (shes uses them interchangeably) G: 550000 Am: X02210 C: X32010 The D-C-D is played like this ------------------------------------- ---------3------------3-----------3-- -----2------------0-----------2------ --------------------------0---------- -------------0h3--------------------- --0---------------------------------- D F G D C D D Am C D C D D Am Who's that woman who's hiding there C D C D A fear so dark and is the dark (?) D F In the dirty, strangled dress she wears G D She will never hold a spark D F She's losing patience and breaking skin G D C D And waiting for the end of the world to begin D F And the world will swallow her up and then G D C D Everyone will know the shame Where does the arrow fly when she is gone Where are these broken wands coming from Squeezed between the ornaments on the lawn Where is this good woman gone Well, he gave me this half empty page Wiped my tears away in an angry rage All the babies, regardless of age Everyone will know the shame He's losing patience and he's breaking skin And waiting for the end of the world to begin The world will swallow her up and then Everyone will know the shame Here it is and I'll give it there And if you give me your pain, oh, we'll both have a pair Nobody's saved and nobody's spared And everyone knows the shame I am losing patience, and breaking skin And waiting for the end of the world to begin And the world will swallow me up and then Everyone will know the shame


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