Serenade - The Way Home Chords & Tabs

 

The Way Home Chords & Tabs

Serenade Chords & Tabs

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The Way Home Tab

   
This is a song by Serenade.  It’s in D Standard tuning.  Enjoy!


Chords Used: (relative to E tuning)


       Em     C#      E           B
D ---x------x------x---------x
A ---x------x------4---------x
F ---x------6-------4--------4
C ---2------6-------2--------4
G ---2------4-------x--------2
D ---0------x-------x--------x

Intro:
(A Cappella) 
You say you’re waiting 
For your knight in shining armor
Anticipating
The first words from his sweet lips

I’ll tell you one thing
Girl I think you’ve missed the boat
What were you saying?
When our eyes met on the way home

(Half Time)
Em   C#   E   B
Em   C#   E   B  

Em
Take my heart 
C#
Take my soul
E
Take my hand
B
And never let go

Em
Take a chance
C#
Take a risk
E
Take a plunge
B
Don’t be troubled by this

Em
Have a little faith
C#
Trust in me
E
Open your eyes
B
Let your heart see
Em
Open your mind
C#
Let it sink in
E
Don’t think it through
B
Dive right in

Em
You say you’re waiting 
               C#
For your knight in shining armor
           E
Anticipating
       B
The first words from his sweet lips
                   Em
I’ll tell you one thing
           C#
Girl I think you’ve missed the boat
                          E
What were you saying?
                  B                               Em
When our eyes met on the way home

Em
I’ll put my hand
C#
Upon her face
E
Look her in the eye
B
And softly say

Em
I’m sorry baby 
C#
For the way I’ve treated you
E
These past
B
22 months

Em
I’ll say I love you
C#
I guess I always will
E
Until the day I say
B
I do

Em
She looks at me

C#
Smiles so sweetly
E
With a tear in her eye
B
She turns around and leaves

Em
You say you’re waiting 
               C#
For your knight in shining armor
           E
Anticipating
       B
The first words from his sweet lips
                   Em
I’ll tell you one thing
           C#
Girl I think you’ve missed the boat
                          E
What were you saying?
                  B                               Em
When our eyes met on the way home

Solo:
(guitar 2 plays verse behind the solo)
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/serenade/the_way_home_tab.html ]
(2x)
d   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
A  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
F   ----------------------------------------------------------------------14–14–16-14–14-14-16- -------------------------
C   --12–12–14–12–12–12–14–14–16–16–18–16–16-16–18------------------------------14-14-16-14-14-14-16  
G  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

(2x)                                                                                                                          | Guitar 2 hold B 2nd time
D ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------15-12----------------------
A --------------------------------------------------------------12-12-15-12-12-12-15-15------15-12----------------
F  -------------------------------12-12-14-12-12-12-14-14-------------------------------------------14-12----------
C  12-12-14-12-12-12-14-14--------------------------------------------------------------------------------14-14-12
G  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
D  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Guitar 1 hold out a B chord; Guitar 2 play this, then guitar 2 hold out B, guitar one play this, then both play this. On the last time guitar one Holds the last 12, Guitar 2 plays verse.

D –15-12------------------------------ 
A - -------15-12-----------------------
F  ----------------14-12----------------
C  ----------------------14-14-12-----
G - ------------------------------------
D --------------------------------------

Em
I took a drive

C#
Wound up at your house
E
Knocked on your door
B
Asked you to come out

Em
I told you 
C#
I would never leave you
E
I didn’t intend 
B
To break that promise

Em
I drove all this way
C#
To tell you
E
I wont
B
Let us end that way

Em
I want a new 
C#
Beginning baby
E
I’m on my knees
B
Let’s start again today

Em
She looks at me 
C#
Smiles so sweetly
E
With a tear in her eye
B
She comes home with me

Em
You say you’re waiting 
               C#
For your knight in shining armor
           E
Anticipating
       B
The first words from his sweet lips
                   Em
I’ll tell you one thing
           C#
Girl I think you’ve missed the boat
                          E
What were you saying?
                  B                               Em
When our eyes met on the way home
 Em  C#                
                  B                               Em
When our eyes met on the way home


Written and Tabbed by Craig Durham and Jordan Dietrich of Serenade.  For a copy of this song or 
the whole CD email Craig at Geeksruletheworld@mchsi.com
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