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Amanda - Boston 1986
Words & Music by Tom Scholz
Soft Rock

Am = X02210
Am7 = X02010
Am/G = 302210
Bm = X24432
Bm7 = X24232
Bsus2 = X23322
C = X32010
C/B = X2X010
C/G = 3X2013
Cadd9 = X32030
D = XX0232
Dsus2 = XX0230
Dsus4 = XX0233
E = 022100
Em = 022000
G = 320003
G/F# = 2X0003


INTRO: G C/G G C/G

VERSE 1:
G C/G G
Babe, tomorrow's so far away.
Em Bm Bsus2 Bm
There's somethin' I just have to say.
C
I don't think I could hide
G/B Am G
what I'm feelin' inside - another day
Dsus4 D
knowin' I love you.

VERSE 2:
G C/G G
And I, I'm gettin' too close again.
Em Bm Bsus2 Bm
I don't wanna see it end.
C
If I could tell you tonight,
G/B Am G
will you turn out the light - and walk away
D C/D G/D D
knowin' I love you?

CHORUS:
Em
I'm gonna take you by surprise
Am7 D Dsus4 D Dsus2 D
And make you realize, Amanda.
Em
I'm gonna tell you right away;
Am7 D Dsus4 D Dsus2 D
I can't wait another day, Amanda.
Em
I'm gonna say it like a man
Am7 D
And make you understand, Amanda. (second time: Oh, girl.)
Cadd9
I love you. (not sung second time)

VERSE 3:
G C/G G
And, I feel like today's the day
Em Bm Bsus2 Bm
I'm lookin' for the words to say.
C
Do you wanna be free?
G/B Am G
Are you ready for me - to feel this way?
D Dsus4
I don't wanna lose ya.

VERSE 4:
G C/G G
So, it may be too soon, I know.
Em Bm Bsus2 Bm
The feelin' takes so long to grow.
C
If I tell you today
G/B Am G
will you turn me away - and let me go?
D
I don't wanna lose you.

INSTRUMENTAL: C/D G/D D Bm
Em Am7 D Em Am7 D (to chorus)

BRIDGE (lead-in: E Bm7 E Bm7):
E Bm7
You and I, I know that we can't wait.
E
And I swear, I swear it's not a lie, girl.
Bm7
Tomorrow may be too late.
C D
You, you and I, girl,
G G/F# Em
we can share a life together.
Em C C/B
It's now or never,
Am Am/G D
And tomorrow may be too late.
C/D G/D D
Oh. Ooo Oh Ooo Oh.

FINAL VERSE:
G C/G G
And, feelin' the way I do,
Em Bm Bsus2 Bm
I don't wanna wait my whole life through
Am Am/G D
to say - I'm in love with you.

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Artist name: Boston

Last updated on December 12, 2014 with 729 views

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