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Gang Of Youths - Achilles Come Down Chords

[intro]
Cm  Eb  Cm  Eb  G

[verse 1]
  Cm        Bb         Eb             Fm
Achilles, Achilles, Achilles, come down
          Cm          Bb               Cm   Bb
Won’t you get up off, get up off the roof?
        Cm            Bb          Cm         Fm
You’re scaring us and all of us, some of us love you
 Cm                Bb                Eb    Bb
Achilles, it’s not much but there’s proof
    Cm         Bb           Eb           Fm
You crazy-ass cosmonaut, remember your virtue
  Cm            Bb          Eb   Fm
Redemption lies plainly in truth
     Cm         Bb         Eb             Fm
Just humor us, Achilles, Achilles, come down
          Cm          Bb              Cm    Bb
Won’t you get up off, get up off the roof?

[instrumental] x2
Cm  Eb  Cm  Eb  G

[verse 2]
 Cm         Bb         Eb            Fm
Achilles, Achilles, Achilles, come down
           Cm          Bb             Eb   Bb
Won’t you get up off, get up off the roof?
     Cm            Bb               Eb           Fm
The self is not so weightless, nor whole and unbroken
  Cm         Bb           Eb
Remember the pact of our youth
      Cm          Bb         Cm           Fm
Where you go, I’m going, so jump and I’m jumping
      Cm          Bb         Cm
Since there is no me without you
Cm           Bb          Eb            Fm
Soldier on, Achilles, Achilles, come down
          Cm          Bb              Cm
Won’t you get up off, get up off the roof?

[pre-chorus]
Cm         Bb              Eb          Fm
Loathe the way they light candles in Rome
    Cm              Bb         Cm   Bb
But love the sweet air of the votives
Cm       Bb                Eb       Fm
Hurt and grieve but don’t suffer alone
Cm              Bb         Ab
Engage with the pain as a motive

[chorus]
  Abm         Eb     Cm
Today of all days, see
G            Ab         Bb           Eb
How the most dangerous thing is to love
G            Ab               Bb    Eb
How you will heal and you’ll rise above

[instrumental]
Cm  Eb  Cm  Eb  G

[verse 3]
 Cm        Bb         Eb             Fm
Achilles, Achilles, Achilles, jump now
        Cm        Bb          Eb   Bb
You are absent of cause or excuse
Cm         Bb          Cm       Fm
So self-indulgent and self-referential
   Cm             Gm        Cm   Gm
No audience could ever want you
    Cm           Bb         Eb          Fm
You crave the applause yet hate the attention
     Cm            Bb        Eb   Bb
Then miss it, your act is a ruse
      Cm      Bb           Eb          Fm
It is empty, Achilles, so end it all now
       Cm           Gm          Cm   Gm
It's a pointless resistance for you

[instrumental] x2
Cm  Eb  Cm  Eb  G

[verse 4]
 Cm         Bb            Eb            Fm
Achilles, Achilles, just put down the bottle
      Cm        Bb               Eb  Bb
Don’t listen to what you’ve consumed
     Cm         Bb          Eb        Fm
It’s chaos, confusion, and wholly unworthy
    Cm              Gm        Cm   Gm
Of feeding and it’s wholly untrue
    Cm          Bb             Eb           Fm
You may feel no purpose nor a point for existing
     Cm          Bb            Eb   Bb
It’s all just conjecture and gloom
      Cm         Bb           Eb             Fm
There may not be meaning, so find one and seize it
   Cm             Gm          Cm    Gm
Do not waste yourself on this roof

[pre-chorus]
Cm         Bb          Eb           Fm
Hear those bells ring deep in the soul
Cm       Bb         Cm   Bb
Chiming away for a moment
Cm        Bb             Eb         Fm
Feel your breath course frankly below
    Cm        Bb        Ab
See life as a worthy opponent

[chorus]
  Abm         Eb     Cm
Today of all days, see
G            Ab         Bb           Eb
How the most dangerous thing is to love
G            Ab        Bb           Eb
How you will heal and you’ll rise above
G             Ab        Bb        Eb
Crowned by an overture bold and beyond
G7            Ab         Bb       Eb
Ah, it’s more courageous to overcome

[verse 5]
    Eb                               Gm
You want the acclaim, the mother of mothers

                          (It’s not worth it, Achilles)
     Cm                                  G
More poignant than fame or the taste of another

                                  (Don’t listen, Achilles)
   Eb                                   Gm
Be real and just jump, you dense motherfucker

                               (You’re worth more, Achilles)
         Cm                            G
You will not be more than a rat in the gutter

                              (So much more than a rat)
     Eb                                 Gm
You want my opinion, my opinion you’ve got

                    (No one asked your opinion)
    Cm                                  G
You asked for my counsel, I gave you my thoughts

                         (No one asked for your thoughts)
   Eb                      Fm
Be done with this now and jump off the roof
        Cm                     G7         Eb
Can you hear me, Achilles? I’m talking to you

[bridge]
    Fm         Cm
I’m talking to you
    Cm      Ab
I’m talking to you
     Ab      Abm
I’m talking to you
 Abm            Eb
Achilles, come down
 Eb             Fm
Achilles, come down

[instrumental]
Cm  Eb  Cm  Eb
Cm  Eb  Cm  Eb  G
Cm  Eb  Cm  Eb  G

[pre-chorus]
Cm        Bb      Eb        Fm
Throw yourself into the unknown
       Cm         Bb      Cm   Bb
With a pace and a fury defiant
Cm         Bb       Eb        Fm
Clothe yourself in beauty untold
        Cm        Bb          Ab
And see life as a means to a triumph

[chorus]
 Abm           Eb     Cm
Today of all days, see
G            Ab         Bb           Eb
How the most dangerous thing is to love
G            Ab               Bb     Eb
How you will heal and you’ll rise above
G             Ab        Bb          Eb
Crowned by an overture bold and beyond
G7             Ab        Bb       Eb
Ah, it’s more courageous to overcome

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