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Paint It Black  Vanessa Carlton

Performed by Vanessa Carlton
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*Standard Tuning*
Intro: A5
Verse 1:
[Am] I see a red door and I w[E]ant it painted black
[Am] No colors anymore I w[E]ant them to turn black
Bridge 1:
[Am] I [G]see the gir[C]ls walk [G]by dressed [Am]in their summer clothes
I [G]have to tur[C]n my hea[G]d un-[D9]til my darkness goe[E7]s
Verse 2:
[Am] I [E]see a line of cars and they are painted black
[Am] With flowers and my love both [E]never to come back
Bridge 2:
[Am] I [G]see peopl[C]e turn [G]their [Am]heads and quickly look away
Like [G]a newbor[C]n bab[G]y, it [D9]just happens every d[E7]ay
Verse 3:
[Am] I look inside myself and [E]see my heart is black
[Am] I see my red door and its [E]heading into black
Bridge 3:
[Am] May[G]be then I'l[C]l fade [G]away [Am]and not have to face the facts
It's [G]not eas[C]y fac[G]ing up when [D9]your whole world is bla[E7]ck
I wanna see it [Am]painted, painted...painted b[E7]lack
Oh baby, I wanna see it p[Am]ainted, painted...painted bl[E7]ack
Oh baby... A5 Am9
[Am] No more will my green sea go [E]turn a deeper blue
[Am] I could not foresee this thing [E]happening to you
Bridge 4:
[Am] If [G]I look [C]hard eno[C]ugh in[Am]to the setting sun
My [G]love will l[C]augh [G]with me be[D9]fore the morning [E7]comes
[Am] "Mm"___________________[E]___________
[Am] "Mm"___________________[E]___________
[Am] "Mm"___________________[E]___________
[Am] "Mm"___________________[E]___________
I wanna see it [Am]painted, painted...painte[E]d black oh,
[Am]Black as night, black as coal, I wanna see the sun[E7]
Blotted out from the sky
[Am]Painted, painted, painted bl[E7]ack
[Am]Painted, painted, painted bl[E7]ack

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