Jewel Guitar Chords & Tablature: "Innocence Maintained"

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INNOCENCE MAINTAINED (Jewel Kilcher)
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[Each chord is one 2/2 measure.]
[G6sus4 = x20010, D* = x54x13, C* = x32013, Gsus4 = 3x0013.]

Am   G6sus4/B   C   C     Am   G6sus4/B   C   C
[intro]

 D*                    D*     D*                 D*
Ophelia drowned in the water, crushed by her own weight
C*                  C*                    C*             C*
Hitler loved little blue-eyed boys, and it drove him to hate
D*                D*       D*               D*
Birds always grow silent before the night descends
       C*           C*           C*            C*      Gsus4  G   Gsus4   G
'Cause nature has a funny way of breaking what does not     bend

A hero's torso built of steel and Novocaine
His heart a bitter beat inside a bloodless frame
There was a hole inside his soul a manicure couldn't fill
So he found himself a whore to love while daisies choked in the window sill

          Am          C            Gsus4            G
We've made houses for hatred, it's time we make a place
     Am        C            Gsus4         G
Where people's souls may be seen and made safe
D*           C*               G               G
  Be careful with each other,   these fragile flames
    Am        G6sus4/B   C     C        D*        C*      Em      Em
For innocence can't  be  lost,   it just needs to be main - tai - ained
Am    G6sus4/B    C   C   C   C
  Hey,        hey hey


A small town in Ohio, two boys are filled with violence
And darkness spreads its legs for hate and ignorance
We are given to a god to put our faith therein
But to be forgiven, we must first believe in sin

We've made houses for hatred, it's time we make a place
Where people's souls may be seen and made safe
Be careful with each other, these fragile flames
For innocence can't be lost, it just needs to be maintained
Am    G6sus4/B    C   C     Am    G6sus4/B    C   C
  Hey,        hey hey;        Hey,        hey hey

G  D/F#  Em  Em
Ohhhhhhhhh
Am    G6sus4/B    C   C   C   C
  Hey,        hey hey

I want to live bravely and love without fear
I want always to feel the wings of Grace near
We all will be christed when we hear ourselves say
We are that to which we pray

We've made houses for hatred, it's time we make a place
Where people's souls may be seen and made safe
Be careful with each other, these fragile flames

We've made houses for hatred, it's time we make a place
Where people's souls may be seen and made safe
Be careful with each other, these fragile flames
For innocence can't be lost, it just needs to be maintained
Hey, hey hey
Hey, hey hey
Hey, hey hey [end on C]



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

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