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verse: [Em (Em Am)] x2 F# Am
chorus: G (C Em) D (D B7)
bridge: [C D (Em D) C] x2 Cm

she's a bullet in that dress
i'm a magnet i must confess
this deed best be done quick.
oh youth disregard me
see what you can charge me
with when we are in the thick

i know it's a little halo
i think it's enough though
to show me where the tears go
keep them in your own vault
i guess it's my fault
i guess it's my fault...

test our mettle it's been tried
impure or proven bonafide
but still we're double-crossed
oh, we are patient
when the time went
with us in it, not lost.


right past the day my voice will break
i'm sad to say the toll it takes...
i'm sad to say that

[chorus] x2


from goodnight, young novelist, released August 26, 2009




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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