Burn Uke tab by Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Bm chordBm F# chordF# G chordG D chordD Em chordEm x2

Bm chordBm F# chordF#
I saved every letter you wrote me
G chordG D chordD
From the moment I read them
Em chordEm Bm chordBm
I knew you were mine
F# chordF#
You said you were mine
G chordG D chordD Em chordEm
I thought you were mine

Bm chordBm F# chordF#
Do you know what Angelica said
G chordG D chordD Em chordEm
When we saw your first letter arrive

She said

Bm chordBm F# chordF#
“Be careful with that one love
G chordG D chordD
He will do what it takes to survive ”

Em chordEm Bm chordBm F# chordF#
You and your words flooded my senses
G chordG D chordD
Your sentences left me defenseless
Em chordEm Bm chordBm F# chordF#
You built me palaces out of paragraphs
G chordG D chordD Em chordEm
You built cathedrals
Bm chordBm F# chordF#
I'm re-reading the letters you wrote me
G chordG D chordD
I'm searching and scanning for answers
Em chordEm Bm chordBm
In every line
F# chordF#
For some kind of sign
G chordG
And when you were mine

The world seemed to

D chordD Bm chordBm F#m chordF#m G7 chordG7
Burn
D chordD Bm chordBm F#m chordF#m G7 chordG7
Burn

Bm chordBm F# chordF#
You published the letters she wrote you
G chordG D chordD
You told the whole world how you brought
Em chordEm Bm chordBm
This girl into our bed
F# chordF# G chordG D chordD Em chordEm
In clearing your name you have ruined our lives
Bm chordBm F# chordF# G chordG
Do you know what Angelica said
D chordD Em chordEm
When she read what you'd done
Bm chordBm
She said
F# chordF#
“You have married an Icarus
G chordG D chordD
He has flown too close to the sun ”

Em chordEm Bm chordBm F# chordF#
You and your words obsessed with your legacy
G chordG D chordD
Your sentences border on senseless
Em chordEm Bm chordBm F# chordF#
And you are paranoid in every paragraph
G chordG
How they perceive you

You you you
Bm chordBm F# chordF#
I'm erasing myself from the narrative
G chordG D chordD Em chordEm
Let future historians wonder how Eliza
Bm chordBm F# chordF#
Reacted when you broke her heart
G chordG
You have torn it all apart

I am watching it

D chordD Bm chordBm F#m chordF#m G7 chordG7
Burn
D chordD Bm chordBm F#m chordF#m G7 chordG7
Watching it burn
A chordA D chordD
The world has no right to my heart
F#m/C# chordF#m/C#
The world has no place in our bed
Bm7 chordBm7 G7 chordG7
They don't get to know what I said
A chordA D chordD
I'm burning the memories
F#m/C# chordF#m/C# Bm7 chordBm7
Burning the letters that might have redeemed you
G7 chordG7 A chordA D chordD
You forfeit all rights to my heart
F#m/C# chordF#m/C#
You forfeit the place in our bed
Bm7 chordBm7 G7 chordG7
You sleep in your office instead
A chordA D chordD
With only the memories
F#m/C# chordF#m/C# Bm chordBm G chordG
Of when you were mine
Bm chordBm F# chordF# G chordG D chordD Em chordEm Bm9 chordBm9
I hope that you burn

 

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haleynash avatar
what stumming pattern is recommended?
26 Apr 2019
ukulehman avatar
+5 is easy but your voice will die
01 Apr 2018
elementalx avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Walnut Creek)
If you don't mind E Chord, transposing it -2 isn't as bad c:
22 Mar 2018
BaconCat avatar
flag for CA(ISO2) (Surrey)
Now my fingers Burrrrrrrrrrrrrrn lol
14 Feb 2018
maxthellion avatar
i looooooove this songggggg
04 Feb 2018
UkuSeme avatar
flag for PH(ISO2) (Taguig City)
YESSSSS
30 Jan 2017
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