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How Can I Tell You by Madness

How Can I Tell You chords by Madness

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Tuning: Standard (Chord diagramE MajorE Chord diagramA augmentedA Chord diagramD MajorD Chord diagramG+G Chord diagramBB Chord diagramE MajorE)

Difficulty: Novice

Prelude:
Chord diagramG+G
Communication is a skill you must acquire,
    Chord diagramC majorC
it will help you through your life, it is essential
Chord diagramG+G
You have to walk into this world with your head held high,
        Chord diagramC majorC
be fluid child, don't become crystalline,
Chord diagramC majorC
you're gonna have to swim with the molecules

Chorus:
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, you have to open up your heart
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, be honest from the very start
    Chord diagramC majorC
How I feel, make a stand for what is true
Chord diagramC majorC
Try to be decent in all that you do.
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, you've got to give to get support
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, a little effort & a lot more thought
Chord diagramC majorC
How I feel, check the wonder in all that you see
Chord diagramC majorC
You've got to get loving unconditionally.

Verse:
Chord diagramG+G
You're gonna have to walk that road, you're gonna bear some heavy loads
Chord diagramC majorC
You'll make mistakes & you'll come close
Chord diagramC majorC
You're gonna get hurt by the one you love most

Chord diagramG+G
You're gonna have to take some pain, accept the loss to live again
Chord diagramC majorC
Forgive yourself as you'll be free,
Chord diagramC majorC
there's more to love than just loving you see.

Chorus:
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, the laughter on a crowded bus
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, making space when you're being crushed
    Chord diagramC majorC
How I feel, a letter I receive from you
Chord diagramC majorC
Chord diagramA augmentedA hug & a kiss when you're feeling blue
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, the last chocolate in the box
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, a pair of mittens & some cotton socks
Chord diagramC majorC
How I feel, I'll make a fire when you are cold
Chord diagramC majorC
Don't worry darling I'll love you when you grow old

Instrumental:

Chord diagramG+G 4 bars
Chord diagramC majorC 4 bars
Chord diagramG+G 4 bars
Chord diagramC majorC 4 bars

Chorus:
Chord diagramC majorC       Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, 6 candles on your birthday cake
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, a Christmas card that I helped you make
Chord diagramC majorC
How I feel, when you ran in your first race
Chord diagramC majorC
The time I stuck an ice cream in your face
Chord diagramC majorC       Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, the last chocolate in the box
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How can I tell you, a pair of mittens & some cotton socks
Chord diagramC majorC        Chord diagramG+G
How I feel, I'll make a fire when you are cold
Chord diagramC majorC
Don't worry darling I'll love you when you grow old

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