The Only Exception Uke tab by Paramore

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Capo: 3

INTRO
G G Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7 x2

VERSE1
G G Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
When I was younger I saw my daddy cry and curse at the wind
G G Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
He broke his own heart and I watched as he tried to re-assemble it
G G Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
And my mama swore that she would never let herself forget
G G Dm Dm
And that was the day that I promised I'd never sing of love
Cmaj7 Cmaj7
if it does not exist, but darling

CHORUS
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
You are the only exception
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7 G G...
You are the only exception

VERSE2
...Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
Maybe I know somewhere deep in my soul that love never lasts
G G Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
And we've got to find other ways to make it alone or keep a straight face
G G Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
And I've always lived like this, keeping a comfortable distance
G G Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
And up until now I had sworn to myself that I'm content with loneliness

Because none of it was ever worth the risk

CHORUS
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
You are the only exception
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Am Am...
You are the only exception

BRIDGE
...G D D Am Am G G D D
Am Am
I've got a tight grip on reality, but I can't
G G D D
Let go of what's in front of me here
Am Am
I know you're leaving in the morning when you wake up
G G D D C C
Leave me with some kind of proof it's not a dream, whoa

CHORUS
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
You are the only exception
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
You are the only exception

CHORUS
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
You are the only exception
G G
You are the only exception
Dm Dm Cmaj7 Cmaj7
You are the only exception

OUTRO
F F C C G G
And I'm on my way to believing
F F C C G G
Oh, and I'm on my way to believing.

 

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Robyndesaray avatar
I would have approved but this song requires a capo! the chords are right but just put capo on (I believe third) at the top and then it will be great!
10 Feb 2016
About this song

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. Read more on Last.fm.