Topic: Screams of Silence

Screams of Silence
11/16/2020
Scott Sailer
DROP D TUNING
(can be played in standard)

F                                 E
I can’t let you go, you became a part of me.
D                              F                                  C                           
I can’t let you go and you won’t acknowledge me
F                                                     E
Trapped in this lonely world, I long to stand in front of you
D                                   F                      C
Will you turn away or hold out your hand?
 
D                       E
I let you down, You set me free,  
D                                    E
I couldn’t tell what I was meant to see
F                     G
now its the sound of silence
F                     G
It screams in viloence

 
F                  G          F            G
My heart bleeds but to no avail
D                       F                  G     
I must break out of this prison
D                     A          G                  A
Do I find my hello or will you just say goodbye?
 

D                E           D                E
I let you down, You set me free,  
D                  E     D                   E
I couldn’t tell what I was meant to see
F                                     G
now its the sound of silence
F                     G
It screams in viloence
 
(Bridge- all open first positin, softer)
D/Am                        C
Your eyes  are  hard, no longer soft
D/Am                               C
I hurt you, though I have killed myself
F                        E
I call out as you hold the cards.
F                              E
Will your heart be forever scarred?
 

F                                 E
I can’t let you go, you became a part of me.
D                              F                                  C                           
I can’t let you go and you won’t acknowledge me
F                                                       E
Trapped in this lonely world, I long to stand in front of you
D                                   F                      C
Will you turn away or hold out your hand?
 

D                E           D                E
I let you down, You set me free,  
D                  E     D                   E
I couldn’t tell what I was meant to see
F                     G
now its the sound of silence
F                     G
It screams in viloence 

Zen guitar is nothing more than playing the song we’re all born with inside - The one that makes us human.

–Phil Toshio Sudo
Author of Zen Guitar