Mary Chapin Carpenter Guitar Chords & Tablature: "Naked to the Eye"

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NAKED TO THE EYE (Mary Chapin Carpenter)
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[Actually in A; capo 2.]
[Each chord is half a measure, except two chords joined by a hyphen are
 a half-measure _total_.]

Em  D  C  D    G  G  G  G
[intro]
G  G  G  G     C  C  D  D    G  G  G  C-D
[intro]

               G   G       G        C - D   G    G
Been walking these streets, been deciding what's true
G       G          C        C           D   D          G    G
  Been hands in my pockets, coat collar up, thinking 'bout you
G           C - D    G    G   G       C -  D     G       G
  I've been talking to myself, giving fate the third degree
G        G         C          C          D       D          G        G  G  G
  Been eyes on the pavement admitting my part to strangers passing me

                   C     C   D      D          G       G
And I know it isn't fair,      but nothing's ever been
G              G           Em      D        C     C    D        D  D  D
  Hey when you look at me baby, my god how I feel so good again

                    G       G   G       C - D   G      G   G   G
I don't know where I went wrong, but it isn't right to lie
G              G           Em      D            C     D            G   G   G   G
  Hey when you look at me baby, my heart's wide open, naked to the eye

G   G    G   C-D     G   G    G   G
[guitar solo]
D   D    G   G       G   G    G   C-D
[guitar solo]

                 G    G   G            C - D   G    G
Now some lovers are apart, but they're never far away
G        G              C     C                D             D       G     G
  I can see her in your eyes, hear her in your voice, and I have to turn away
G          C - D   G     G   G        C -  D  G       G
  Oh, what covet is to ache,  is what aching is to me
G          G        C       C           D      D         G        G  G  G
  For the arms of a man who knows who I am and where I need to be

                    C     C   D          D      G        G
And if I know what I know,     then the lonely can't pretend
G          G           Em       D       C      C    D    D
  When you look at me baby, my god how I feel so whole again
G           G      C     C   D    D         G      G
  Is there heaven after all,  or just this empty space
G       G           Em       D          C          C     D       D   D   D
  That no amount of time, no comforting sands, can ever help me face

                   G      G   G        C - D   G       G
Which is worse is yet to come, your rebuff or my resign
G              G           Em       D             C      D            G   G
  Hey when you look at me baby, I'm helpless as a child, naked to the eye
G             C - D   G     G   G    C - D  G    G
  It's like a fever and a spell, unbroken by a sigh
G             G           Em      D       C           D             G   G
  Oh when you look at me baby I'm going nowhere, just naked to the eye
G               G           Em    D           C      D            G   G
  Yeah when you look at me baby, everything's there, naked to the eye
G              G           Em     D             C       D            G   C   G.
  Hey when you look at me baby, I haven't got a prayer, naked to the eye



- transcribed by Adam Schneider, http://adamschneider.net/

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