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The Wonder Years - Passing Through A Screen Door Chords

 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.
6
7
          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
16
17
    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-
22
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.
29
30
        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.
33
34
    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.
41
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?
48
49
       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?
55
56
    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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