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Paper Bag Chords
Verse 1:
         E            C         G           B7
I was staring at the sky, just looking for a star
            E                 C             G              B7
?To pray on, or wish on, or something like that
             E                C               G             B7
?I was having a sweet fix of a daydream of a boy
           F7sus2       Em               A7
?Whose reality I knew, was a hopeless to be had
                        E          C                        G            B7
?But then the dove of hope began its downward slope
              E                                C?
And I believed for a moment that my chances?
    G                          B7
Were approaching to be grabbed
                  E                C                    G        F7sus2
?But as it came down near, so did a weary tear
       Em            A7             F7sus2
?I thought it was a bird, but it was just a paper bag?

Chorus:
           G             C7     F7sus2 G
Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills?
           G            C7           F7sus2
'Cause I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
              G                  C7                 F7sus2       G
?I got to fold 'cause these hands are too shaky to hold?
              Em7                      A7                  F7sus2 (hold)
Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love

Verse 2:
      E        C      G    B7 
?And I went crazy again today,
         E                      C               G               B7
looking for a strand to climb, looking for a little hope?
   E              C               G              B7
Baby said he couldn't stay, wouldn't put his lips to mine
         F7sus2      Em   A7
And a fail to kiss is a fail to cope
              E                    C         G                        B7
I said, 'Honey, I don't feel so good, don't feel justified?
    E                     C             G               B7
Come on put a little love here in my void,' 
              E             C                   G                        F7sus2
He said?'It's all in your head,' and I said, 'So's everything'?But he didn't get it 
  Em
I thought he was a man
                    A7         F7sus2
?But he was just a little boy

Repeat Chorus 2x


 
 
Fiona Apple - Paper Bag Chords :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
Paper Bag tabs @ 911Tabs

About the artist behind Paper Bag Chords:

Fiona Apple (born Fiona Apple McAfee Maggart on September 13, 1977) is a Grammy-winning American singer-songwriter. She gained popularity through her 1996 album Tidal, especially with the single "Criminal", and because of the music video made for it. Her music is fundamentally based on very personal poetic verses, accompanied by often aggressive and progressive production, rooted equally in early jazz, pop, electronica, and alt-rock. A supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Apple is a vegan.

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