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capo III
verse: F C (riff) x2 F Am F C (riff)
pre-chorus: Em F Em F Em E
chorus: F C (riff) x2 F Am D9 F Em F F F

those three long-awaited words
i'm not strong enough to curse
but i won't push it aside like the jealous tide
it's for the best, well that's absurd
just like the rest, well rest assured
i can't close my eyes. i see both sides

& labour at the precipice
i should have told you more or less
it's too late

i moved on...i moved on
i have gone away i couldn't stay for long
i moved on

autumn's wounds have laid you low
an oversight...like i would know
& in whom you confide; my guilt, your pride
every word's a private eye
a sharpened knife, a means to pry
& you might pull it apart. at least you'll try

& the hearts you lay bare
well don't just stand there
it's too late

i moved on...i moved on
i have gone away i couldn't stay for long
i moved on


from in city & country, released May 4, 2018




the young novelists Toronto, Ontario

Exclaim! dubbed their first EP “unpretentious brilliance” and this Toronto-based folk-roots band has won critical acclaim ever since. Stephen Fearing described them as having “tight arrangements, great dynamics, and good songs with beautiful harmonies” and their live shows capture audiences with both barnstorming singalongs and heartbreaking folk ballads. ... more

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