E0 G#m1 0Cigarette smoke dances back in the window
A2 C#m3 B4 1And I can see the haze on the dome light.
E5 G#m6 2I`m conjuring ghosts on a forty-hour ride home
A7 C#m8 B9 3And they keep asking me what I`m doing with my life,
A10 B11 C#m12 4While my cousins go to bed with their wives.
A13 B14 F#m15 5I'm feeling like I've fallen behind.
E16 8Well the highway won.
G#m17 9I`m listening to traffic reports,
A18 C#m19 B20 10One on one, coming quietly undone.
E21 G#m22 11I was born to run away from anything good
A23 12An escape artist`s son
C#m24 B25 13With sun-drenched pavement in my blood.
A26 B27 C#m28 14The first thing that I do when I walk in
A29 B30 F#m31 15Is plan a way out for when xxxx gets bad
C#m32 B33 A34 E35 C#m36 18And I`ve been looking for tears in the screen door.
B37 A38 19-tears in the screen door-
C#m39 B40 A41 E42 C#m43 20I`ve been waiting for another disaster.
B44 A45 21-another disaster-
Interlude: E46 G#m47 A48 C#m49 B50 23
E51 G#m52 24I`m terrified like a kid in the sixties,
A53 C#m54 B55 25Staring at the sky waiting for the bomb to fall.
E56 G#m57 26It`s all a lie, what they say about stability.
A58 27It scares me sometimes,
C#m59 B60 F#m61 28The emptiness I see in my eyes.
G#m62 A63 B64 31All the kid`s names I’ve ever liked are tied to tragedy
F#m65 G#m66 A67 B68 32And I don’t want my children growing up to be anything like me.
C#m69 B70 A71 E72 C#m73 35And I`ve been looking for tears in the screen door.
B74 A75 36-tears in the screen door-
C#m76 B77 A78 E79 C#m80 37I`ve been waiting for another disaster.
B81 A82 38-another disaster-
C#m83 A84 B85 39But I was kind of hoping you`d stay.
C#m86 A87 E88 40I was kind of hoping you`d stay.
Interlude: A89 E90 B91 42
C#m92 43I keep a flashlight
A93 E94 B95 44And a small knife in the corner of my bed stand.
C#m96 A97 45I keep a flashlight and the train times,
E98 46But you wouldn’t understand.
B99 47How could you understand?
C#m100 A101 50Jesus Christ. I`m twentysix.
E102 B103 51All the people I graduated with
C#m104 A105 52All have kids, all have wives,
E106 B107 53All have people who care if they come home at night.
C#m108 B109 54Jesus Christ, did I xxxx up?
C#m110 B111 A112 E113 C#m114 57And I`ve been looking for tears in the screen door.
B115 A116 58-tears in the screen door-
C#m117 B118 A119 E120 C#m121 59I`ve been waiting for another disaster.
B122 A123 60-another disaster-
C#m124 A125 B126 61But I was kind of hoping you`d stay.
C#m127 A128 B129 62I was kind of hoping you`d stay.
C#m130 B131 E132 63I was kind of hoping you`d stay.
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