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You Held the World in Your Arms   Idlewild

[C#m]        [E]        [B]        [A]             
Verse
[C#m]Every[B] fa[A]ce, even the one you saw yesterday
It looks different today
'Cos everything's changed since yesterday
In every possible way
Things seem different today
Not like yesterday

Pre-Chorus
[A]Is c[C#m]onsid[B]eration
[A]More[C#m] like[B] an exception
[A]of c[C#m]onsid[B]eration?
[A]    [C#m]     [B]                            
Chorus 1
[C#m]'Cos you[E] have th[B]e world [A]in your arms tonight
[C#m]And what[E] if you [B]held the[A] world in your arms?

Verse
[C#m]When [B]you[A]'re secure, do you feel much safer?
As days never change, and it's three years later
It's like your life hasn't changed,
And it's three years late, so how does it feel, to be
three years late? And watching your youth drift away
What seems different, seems
different today and what seems different, seems
different today

Pre-Chorus
[A]Is c[C#m]onsid[B]eration
[A]More[C#m] like[B] an exception
[A]of c[C#m]onsid[B]eration?
[A]    [C#m]     [B]                            


Chorus 2
[C#m]'Cos you[E] have th[B]e world [A]in your arms tonight
[C#m]And what[E] if you [B]held the[A] world in your arms?
[C#m]You have[E] the wor[B]ld in yo[A]ur arms tonight
[C#m]And what[E] if you [B]held the[A] world in your arms?

Bridge/Solo
[C#m](tonight[E]...)    [B]        [A]
[C#m](tonight[E]...)    [B]        [A]
[C#m]        [E]        [B]        [A]             
Chorus 3
[C#m]'Cos you[E] have th[B]e world [A]in your arms tonight
[C#m]And what[E] if you [B]held the[A] world in your arms?
[C#m]You have[E] the wor[B]ld in yo[A]ur arms tonight
[C#m]And what[E] if you [B]held the[A] world in your arms?

The following 3 riffs can be played an octave down

Chorus Riff 1 (played over all intro and chorus verse + the first three lines of chorus 2 and lines 1 & 3 of chorus 3)
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-14--16-16h17--16--12--16h17--16--16--14--------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus Riff 2 (played on line 4 of chorus 2 and line 2 of chorus 3)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-14--16-16h17--16--12--16h17--16--16--14-12-10-9-10-12-14-16------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Ending (last line of chorus)
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-14--16-16h17--16--12--16h17--16--16--14-12-10-9-7-5-4-2~~--------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Pre-chorus Riff
E|-5-4---5-4------5-4---5-4------5-4---5-4------5-4---5-4-----4-----|
B|-----5-----5--------5-----5--------5-----5--------5-----5-------7~--|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Verse (repeated)
E|----------------------------------|
B|------------------------12-------|
G|----13----11-9-------------11--|
D|-11----11------13-14-13-------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|


(for acoustic version; just played instead of normal rhythm)
E|---------------------------------|
B|-------7------------------------|
G|-----6---6----------------------|
D|---6-------6------7-------9----|
A|-4--------------7---7---9---9--|
E|--------------5-------7---------|



Bridge/Solo
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|-14--17-16-14--12--17-16-14-12--16--14-|X2
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|
B|14-16-17--17-16-14-12--10-9-12--14--12-9-|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|10--9-10--9-10--9-10-7--9-7--9-7--9-5-4-2-4-5-7-9-|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|


Chords
   [C#m]     [E]    [B]     [A]                                                                                                           
E|--4---7---7---5-------------------------------------------------------|
B|--5---7---7---5-------------------------------------------------------|
G|--6---9---6---6-------------------------------------------------------|
D|--6---9---9---7-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--4---7---9---7-------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------7---5-------------------------------------------------------|


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