Building A Mystery

Sarah McLachlan

   You come out at night  
   that's when the energy comes
   and the dark side's light 
   and the vampires roam
   you strut your rasta wear
   and your suicide poem
   and a cross from a faith
   that died before Jesus came
   you're building a mystery

   You live in a church
   where you sleep with voodoo dolls
   and you won't give up the search
   for the ghosts in the halls
   you wear sandals in the snow
   and a smile that won't wash away
   can you look out the window
   without your shadow getting in the way
   oh you're so beautiful
   with an edge and a charm
   but so careful
   when I'm in your arms

Em, Cadd9,G,D
'Cause you're working
building a mystery
holding on and holding it in
yeah you're working
building a mystery
and choosing so carefully

Chords are the same as the first verse

You woke up screaming aloud
a prayer from your secret god
you feed off our fears
and hold back your tears

Give us a tantrum
and a know it all grin
just when we need one
when the evening's thin

Am, Cadd9, Am, Cadd9,D
Oh you're a beautiful
a beautiful fucked up man
you're setting up your
razor wire shrine.

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