First Burn Uke tab by Lin-Manuel Miranda

6 Chords used in the song: Bm,F#,G,D,A,Fm

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Bm Bm                       F# F#
I saved every letter you wrote me
G G D D
From the moment I saw you
A A Bm Bm
I knew you were mine
F# F#
You said you were mine
G G D D A A
I thought you were mine
Bm Bm F# F#
Do you know what Angelica said
G G D D
When I told her what you'd done?
A A
She said
Bm Bm F# F#
"You have married an Icarus
G G D D A A
He has flown too close to the sun"
Bm Bm
Don't
F# F#
take another step in my direction
G G D D A A
I can't be trusted around you
Bm Bm
Don't
F# F#
think you can talk your way
G G D D A A
Into my arms, into my arms
Bm Bm F# F#
I'm burning the letters you wrote me
G G D D
You can stand over there if you want
A A Bm Bm
I don't know who you are
F# F#
I have so much to learn
G G D D
I'm re-reading your letters
A A Bm Bm F# F# G G D D
And watching them burn (burn)
A A Bm Bm F# F# G G D D A A
I'm watching them burn (burn)
Bm Bm F# F#
You published the letters she wrote to you
G G
You told the whole world
D D A A Bm Bm
How you brought this girl into our bed
F# F# G G D D A A
In clearing your name, you have ruined our lives
Bm Bm F# F#
Heaven forbid someone whisper
G G
"He's part of some scheme"
D D
Your enemy whispers
A A Bm Bm
So you have to scream
F# F#
I know about whispers
G G D D A A
I see how you look at my sister
Bm Bm
Don't
F# F#
I'm not naive
G G D D A A
I have seen women around you
Bm Bm
Don't
F# F#
Think I don't see
G G D D
How they fall for your charms
A A
All your charms
Bm Bm F# F#
I'm erasing myself from the narrative
G G D D A A Bm Bm
Let future historians wonder how Eliza reacted
F# F#
When you broke her heart
G G D D
You have thrown it all away
A A Bm Bm F# F# G G D D
Stand back, watch it burn
A A Bm Bm F# F# G G D D
Just watch it all burn
Bm Bm
And when the time comes
Fm Fm
Explain to the children
G G
The pain and embarrassment
D D
You put their mother through
Bm Bm
When will you learn
Fm Fm
That they are your legacy?
G G
We are your legacy
D D Bm Bm Fm Fm G G D D A A
If you thought you were mine (mine, mine)
Bm Bm
Don't

 

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