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Lin-Manuel Miranda - Burn Chords

[intro] x2
Bm  F#  G  D  Em7

[verse]
  Bm                      F#
I saved every letter you wrote me
G                  D
From the moment I read them
  Em7            Bm
I knew you were mine
                   F#
You said you were mine
                   G     D  Em7
I thought you were mine

Bm                 F#
Do you know what Angelica said
         G                     D       Em7
When we saw your first letter arrive?

She said

Bm               F#
“Be careful with that one, love
        G                      D
He will do what it takes to survive.”

[pre-chorus]
Em7         Bm               F#
You and your words flooded my senses
      G                    D
Your sentences left me defenseless
Em7             Bm             F#
You built me palaces out of paragraphs
             G        D  Em7
You built cathedrals
         Bm                     F#
I’m re-reading the letters you wrote me
      G                          D
I’m searching and scanning for answers
    Em7   Bm
In every line
                  F#
For some kind of sign
                   G
And when you were mine

The world seemed to

[chorus]
D/A  Bm  F#m  F#m/E  F#/D  Gmaj7
Burn
D/A  Bm  F#m  F#m/E  F#/D  Gmaj7
Burn

[verse]
     Bm                        F#
You published the letters she wrote you
    G                             D
You told the whole world how you brought
           Em7     Bm
This girl into our bed
                 F#                         G     D  Em7
In clearing your name, you have ruined our lives

Bm                 F#           G
Do you know what Angelica said
                          D     Em7
When she read what you’d done?
         Bm
She said
                       F#
“You have married an Icarus
        G                     D
He has flown too close to the sun.”

[pre-chorus]
Em7/C#        Bm                        F#
You and your words, obsessed with your legacy...
       G                    D
Your sentences border on senseless
Em7           Bm                F#
And you are paranoid in every paragraph
            G
How they perceive you

You, you, you…

     Bm                      F#
I’m erasing myself from the narrative
     G                  D         Em7
Let future historians wonder how Eliza
Bm                        F#
Reacted when you broke her heart
G
You have torn it all apart

I am watching it

[chorus]
D/A  Bm  F#m  F#m/E  F#/D  Gmaj7
Burn
            D/A  Bm  F#m  F#m/E  F#/D  Gmaj7
Watching it burn

[bridge]
                 A             D
The world has no right to my heart
                  D/Bb
The world has no place in our bed
      Bm7                      Gmaj7
They don’t get to know what I said
     A             D
I’m burning the memories
             D/Bb                    Bm7
Burning the letters that might have redeemed you
      Gmaj7       A           D
You forfeit all rights to my heart
                 D/Bb
You forfeit the place in our bed
        Bm7                   Gmaj7
You'll sleep in your office instead
      A         D
With only the memories
             D/Bb      D/F#  D/E  D G
Of when you were mine

[outro]
                 Bm  F#  G  D Em7  Bm9
I hope that you burn

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