The Only Exception Uke tab by Paramore

6 Chords used in the song: B, F#m, E, C#m, F#, A

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Year:  2009
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5.17
(Intermediate)
Key: E, C#mChords
# I think it's Ok... not too sure but sounds nice.
Key: B B
Intro: B--F#m-E-- x2


Verse 1:
B B
When I was younger I
F#m F#m
saw my daddy cry
E E
And curse at the wind
B B
He broke his own heart and
I watched as he tried
F#m F#m E E
To reassemble it
B B
And my momma swore that she
F#m F#m E E
would never let herself forget
B B
And that was the day
that I promised
F#m F#m
I'd never sing of love
E E
if it does not exist
But darling


Chorus:
B B
You are the only exception
F#m F#m E E
You are the only exception
B B
You are the only exception
F#m F#m E E
You are the only exception


Interlude: B--


Verse 2:
B B
Well maybe I know somewhere
F#m F#m
deep in my soul
E E
That love never lasts
B B
And we've got to find other
F#m F#m
ways to make it alone
E E
Or keep a straight face
B B
And I've always lived like
F#m F#m
this keeping a comfortable
E E B B
Distance And up
until now i swored
to myself that I'm
F#m F#m E E
content with loneliness
E E
Because none of it was
ever worth the
risk Well...


(Repeat Chorus)


Interlude: C#m--B-F#- x2

Bridge:
C#m C#m
I've got a tight
grip on reality
B B
But I can't let go of
F# F#
whats part of me here
C#m C#m
i know you're leaving in
the morning when you wake up
B B
Leave me of some kind of
F# E--- (hold)
proof it's not a dream ohh


(Repeat Chorus twice)


Outro:
A A E E
And I'm on my way
B B
to believing
A A
Oh and I'm on my
E E B B(hold)
way to believing

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chynddd avatar
strumming pattern please :)
25 Jul 2020
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kito2 avatar
8 years ago maybe...
24 Jul 2020
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kito2 avatar
hey asian uke girl, heh, u can play de C#M by setting your finger on the A string but without pressing it, just to muffle the vibration of the string, sorry for bad english isnt my idiom
24 Jul 2020
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thefail2042 avatar
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-2 with capo on fret 2 was easiest
17 Apr 2019
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Willow01 avatar
flag for ES(ISO2) (Granada)
well,this is how I play it,bar on first fret and the pinky on the 4th fret on the A string.
Sorry for being late!
10 Oct 2012
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Asianukegirl avatar
whats an easier way to play a c#m for a beginner?
17 Jul 2012
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Moors<3 avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Goshen)
i play it with the 3 frets on the e string. i go third, secondm first and it can also be used for Remembering Sunday :3
23 Aug 2011
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YES!! YES!! YES!! i think its perfeect!
30 Dec 2010
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Willow01 avatar
flag for ES(ISO2) (Granada)
thanks
03 Sep 2010
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Bethyboop avatar
cool!!!!! awesome job!
06 Aug 2010
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Willow01 avatar
flag for ES(ISO2) (Granada)
That is just how I play it... But I'd like to know how you play it. It will be nice.
12 Feb 2010
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sunliteuke avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Baby Turltle City)
sounds pretty good but i play it with totally different chords, good job though :]
20 Dec 2009
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About this song: The Only Exception

The third single from Paramore's third album, Brand New Eyes. This soulful acoustic number is a heartfelt song about love. (Source The Only Exception Songfacts) Frontwoman and lyricist Hayley Williams told Kerrang! May 9, 2009, that it's "the first time I've been able to write a song about that." She added: "Josh (Farro - guitar) brought me the music and I thought it was so beautiful. I don't know where my head was at when I heard it, but it really hit me.

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