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Electric Light Orchestra

The Way Lifes Meant To Be(Chords)

Electric Light Orchestra

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Key: A
Capo on 1st fret
 

 

Intro A 

verse 1 
A 
Well I came a long way to be here today and 
                            D 
I left you so long on this avenue... 
     E 
And here I stand in the strangest land not 
                       A 
Knowing what to say or do...  

As I gaze around at these strangers in town I  
                            D 
guess the only stranger is me... 


E And I wonder, yes I wonder... is this the A way life's meant to be...
verse 2 A Although it's only a day since I was taken away and left D standing here looking in wonder... E Oh the crowd at my feet maybe it's just the old street but A every thing that I Know lies under... And when I see what they've done to this place that was D home, shame is all that I feel... Ohhh
E And I wonder, yes I wonder... is this the A way life's meant to be...
Bridge; D E A G#m F#m Too late too late to cry the people say D E A Too late for you too late for me... D E A G#m F#m You've come so far, nah you know ev'ry thing my friend B D Love can see the one that's out my way Bass solo; A, D, E, A A D Oh---------------wah la...
E And I wonder, yes I wonder... is this the A way life's meant to be...
verse 3 A As I wonder around this wreck of a town where people D E never speak aloud... with it's ivory towers and it's plastic A flowers I wish I was back in 1981 Just to see your face in stead of this place now I know what D you mean to me. Ohhhh
E And I wonder, yes I wonder... is this the A way life's meant to be...
A, D, E, A, D Finale: E And I wonder, yes I wonder wonder wonder wonder is this A the way life's meant to be. Ohhhhhhh (2x) A Is this the way life's meant to be mmmmm E A Is this the way life's meant to be, I wanna know now E A Is this the way life's meant to be.
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