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The Life You Chose  Jason Isbell

Intro chords: G Bm A
[G]Who are [D]you if not the one I [A]met
[G]One July [D]night before the town went [A]wet
[G]Jack and [D]coke in your mama's [A]car
You were reading The [G]Bell Jar[D] [A]
[G]Where are [D]you if you're not on your [A]own
[G]Always [D]lonely, never quite a[A]lone
[G]Where's the [D]Jesus that you swore you'd [A]find
After running the [G]last line[D] [A]
Chorus:
[G]Are you living the life you chose
[Bm]Are you living the life that chose[A] you
[G]Are you taking the grown up dose
[Bm]Do you live with a man who knows[A] you
[A]Like I thought I did back[G] then
[Bm]But I guess I never [A]did, who did [G]I kid?[Bm] [A]
[G]I got [D]lucky when I finished [A]school
[G]Lost three [D]fingers to a faulty [A]tool
[G]Settled [D]out of court, I'm no one's [A]fool
You proba[G]bly knew[D] [A]
[G]There's plen[D]ty left to make a get[A]away
[G]I've spent e[D]nough nights in the bluegrass [A]state
[G]We could [D]go somewhere where people stay up [A]late
Or just some[G]where new[D] [A]
Chorus:
[G]Are you living the life you chose
[Bm]Are you living the life that chose[A] you
[G]Are you taking the grown up dose
[Bm]Do you live with a man who knows[A] you
[A]Like I thought I did back[G] then
[Bm]But I guess I never [A]did, who did [G]I kid?[Bm] [A]
Bridge:
[Em]Here I am in[A]viting you to[D] throw your life [G]away
A [Em]victim of nos[A]talgia maybe[D] take away
[Em]Just tonight I [A]realized that I am[D] still in your bac[G]kseat
[Em]Nothing I've had [A]since has meant a[D] thing to me[A]
Chorus:
[G]Are you living the life you chose
[Bm]Are you living the life that chose[A] you
[G]Are you taking the grown up dose
[Bm]Do you live with a man who knows[A] you
[A]Like I thought I did back[G] then
[Bm]But I guess I never [A]did, who did [G]I kid?[Bm] [A]

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