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Doesnt Have To Be That Way  Misc. Christmas

There's a [Bm7]storm brewing out on the [A]open sea[Bm7]    [A]

[Bm7]Sweeping its way here to [A]you and me [Bm7]    [A]

But all the [Bm]lights are out and the streets are [A]dark

And there's a [Bm]soul without a fire trying to [A]find a spark

And this [Bm]heartbreak season it's [A]leaving its mark on [E]me


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But it doesn't have to be that [B]way [D]  [E]

It's not the way that it has to [B]be  [D]  [E]

It's coming over the walls and I'm [B]drowning in it [D]can't you se[E]e

It's not the way that it has to b[B]e   [E]

Doesn't have to be that [B]way [A]

VERSE 2
Black night sitting heavy all around
I got a mind full of heartaches and hand me downs
I got a freight train screaming inside my head
That says you can't find love in a stranger's bed
And my mouth is full of all the words that I wish I had said


[D]It's s[A]o much [G]harder now

[D]That the blues [A]skies have gone [G]away

[D]I wi[A]sh I [G]had just one more [F#M]day  [Em]   [Dm]   [A]

Whiskey like water flowing down a drain
And I'm wasted as a candle in a hurricane
But you can't stop something that's this far gone
Goodbyes are easier than I was wrongs
And suicide ain't a matter of degree

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