The Motions by Dashboard Confessional

The Motions chords by Dashboard Confessional

Guitar chords with lyrics

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C x35553
Gm 355433
Fm x79987

Intro C - Gm - Fm - Gm
(Strum down, up, down, up, down, up, down, down, up with the last two strums much
faster then the others as you switch to the next chord. Listen to the song for the
rhythm)



Verse 1:
(Palm mute)

C         Gm
From small pins to fiery burns,
Fm             Gm
These are the signals of my dying nerves
C             Gm
Singed by the heat of your lines and curves
Fm           Gm
Into a fire that could scorch the earth

Pre-chorus:
(Palm mute)

C
I'm going through the motions
Gm
I'm going through the motions
Fm
I'm going through the motions
Gm
I'm going through 'em
   C    Gm      Fm  Gm
But I can't remember how to feel

Chorus:

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
Fm
Oh if this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
   C     Gm     Fm      Gm
Then I am not afraid to be bound to the impulses of science

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
Fm
Oh if this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
   C     Gm      Fm      Gm
Then I am not ashamed to be owned by the impulses

Verse 2:
(Palm mute)

C          Gm
From small shocks to surgin' bolts
Fm              Gm
These are the signals from my spinal post
C                 Gm
Sent down the wires through their lines and folds
Fm        Gm
Into a riot on my frontal lobe

Pre-chorus:
(Palm mute)

C
I'm going through the motions
Gm
I'm going through the motions
Fm
I'm going through the motions
Gm
I'm going through 'em
   C    Gm      Fm  Gm
But I can't remember how to feel

Bridge:
(Strum down, up, palm mute down, pause - twice for each chord. Listen to the song for the rhythm.)
   C       Gm
Since I ran my hands over you
Fm        Gm   C  Gm       Fm    Gm
Nothing else will ever do now   To cool me   down


Chorus:

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
Fm
Oh if this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
   C     Gm     Fm      Gm
Then I am not afraid to be bound to the impulses of science

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
Fm
Oh if this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
   C     Gm      Fm      Gm
Then I am not ashamed to be owned by the impulses

Break:
(palm mute and down strums this time)

   C       Gm
Since I ran my hands over you
Fm        Gm
Nothing else will ever do
   C       Gm
Since I ran my hands over you
Fm        Gm
Nothing else will ever do
   C       Gm
Since I ran my hands over you
Fm        Gm   C  Gm       Fm    Gm(One strum and hold)
Nothing else will ever do now   To cool me   down

Chorus:

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
Fm
Oh if this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
   C     Gm     Fm      Gm
Then I am not afraid to be bound to the impulses of science

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
Fm
Oh if this is chemical,
Gm
Oh if this is chemical,
   C     Gm      Fm      Gm
Then I am not ashamed to be owned by the impulses of science


C
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,
Fm
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,
Fm
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,

 C   Gm       Fm  Gm
I can't remember how to feel,

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,
Fm
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,

C
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,
Fm
If this is chemical,
Gm
If this is chemical,
   C           Gm      Fm     Gm
Then I am not ashamed to be owned by the impulses of science

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