Hey There Delilah – Plain White T’s

Posted: April 22, 2014 in English Songs
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Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah 
Intro:
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Verse 1:
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D                            F#m
Hey there Delilah, What’s it like in New York City?
       D                               F#m
I’m a thousand miles away, But girl tonight you look so pretty, 
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Yes you do, Time Square can’t shine as bright as you, I swear it’s true.  

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D                            F#m
Hey there Delilah, Don’t you worry about the distance,           
D                                  F#m
I’m right there if you get lonely, Give this song another listen, 
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           Bm    G            A                Bm            A
Close your eyes, Listen to my voice it’s my disguise, I’m by your side.
Chorus:
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Oh it’s what you do to me, Oh it’s what you do to me,  
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Oh it’s what you do to me, Oh it’s what you do to me, 
Interlude:
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What you do to me.
Verse 2:
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D                         F#m
Hey there Delilah, I know times are getting hard,            
D                                    F#m
But just believe me girl some day, I'll pay the bills with this guitar,
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              Bm    G              A               Bm           A
We'll have it good, We'll have the life we knew we would, My word is good.
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Hey there Delilah, I’ve got so much left to say,          
D                                 F#m
If every simple song I wrote to you, Would take your breath away,
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I’d write it all, Even more in love with me you’d fall, We’d have it all.
Chorus:
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Oh it’s what you do to me, Oh it’s what you do to me,
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Oh it’s what you do to me, Oh it’s what you do to me,
Bridge:
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A thousand miles seems pretty far, But they’ve got planes and trains and cars, 
D                                 Bm  
I’d walk to you if I had no other way
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Our friends would all make fun of us, And we'll just laugh along because,    
D                                     Bm
We know that none of them have felt this way,
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G                               A            
Delilah I can promise you, That by the time that we get through,     
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The world will never ever be the same, And you’re to 
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  blame.
Verse 3:
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D                        F#m
Hey there Delilah you be good, And don’t you miss me,          
D                                         F#m
Two more years and you’ll be done with school, And I'll be making history, 
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Like I do, You’ll know it's all because of you,   We can do whatever we want
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to,             Hey there Delilah here's to you, This one’s for you.
Chorus:
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Oh it’s what you do to me, Oh it’s what you do to me,
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Oh it’s what you do to me, Oh it’s what you do to me, What you do to
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me.               Ohhh 
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Ending
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