John Mayer - Why Did You Mess With Forever Chords & Tabs

 

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Why did you mess with forever? 
transcribed by Catherine Gagné (www3.sympatico.ca/g403z)


Intro 

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(Thanks to Alan Myers for (x35533)) 


Part 1 

Verse 

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Part 2 

"Before I'm on my way.." 

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Part 3 

"Was it worth the price you paid.." 

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Part 4 

Chorus 


a) first one

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b) second one

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c) third one

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Sometimes, right after (x57565), he plays (x57568)


Part 5 

"You asked to kiss me once goodbye.." 

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He probably plays all those notes on the e string.. Like this: 
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Part 6 

"Tell the tiny chemicals.." 

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Part 7 

"But wrong is what you were when you forgot.." 

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Part 8 

(6-9-01 performance) 

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unknown date, 4:37min 

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Intro 

(1) I came back to get my things 
thank you for getting the door 
but I don't feel right walking in no more... 

(1) It's quiet, I'm cold 
I did my crying at home 
and I'm numb now 
I'm numb now 

(2) Before I'm on my way 
I've one more thing to ask 
(3) Was it worth the price you paid 
for my never coming back? 

(4a) Why did you mess with forever? 
Such a long time 
to be unkind 
Why did you mess with forever? 

(1) Don't you call me cruel 
cruel is what you're making me do 
I stick to my rules 
I'm at odds with me now 
Do I look my love in the eyes and say goodbye 

(2) Before I'm on my way 
I've one more thing to ask 
(3) Was it worth the price you paid 
for my never coming back 

(4b) Why did you mess with forever? 
What a long time 
to be unkind 
Why did you mess with forever? 

(5) You ask to kiss me once goodbye 
but you already did with somebody else's lips 

(Intro) 

(6) Tell the tiny chemicals 
the ones you hold responsible 
they lost me 
you lost me 
Now everything inside me tells me I sould run to you 
and throw my arms around you 
Hold your steaming crying cheeks against my own 
and tell you nothing's wrong 

(7) But wrong is what you were when you forgot 
that we were going on 
that we were going on 
that we were going strong 

(4c) Tell me why did you mess with forever? 
What a long time 
to be unkind 
Tell me why did you mess with forever? (8)
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