First Aid Kit


First Aid Kit

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Key: C

   F                                         C 
Today, I climbed the highest mountain I have ever climbed 
      F                              C 
And I turn, to look at ruins I had left behind 
    F                      C                    F 
And you, where were you so far removed from any truth 
  Am               Bb 
I lost you, didn't I? 
But first I think I lost myself 

      F                               C 
Children, then and forever locked in a memory 
    F                                          C 
Olden, that mirror searching for some kind of certainty 
     F                         C 
That you were just the same as everyone 
But you were wrong 
        Am              Bb 
And it hurt you, didn't it? 
All you couldn't be 

Ruins Bb Ohhh F Ruins Bb Ohhh
Verse F C I tried to hold on to some kind of dignity F C Too long I waded through a vast and endless sea F C F Thinking, I could find the secret there within Am Bb But I gave up, didn't I? F Seemed the only way F C Ruins, all the things we built assured that they would last F C F Ending months ticket stubs, and written notes and photographs C F Where are you and here somewhere I cannot go Am Bb I'm sorry, I am F But I don't take it back Bridge Bb F And in the night I hear your voice Bb F Sometimes but it quickly passes Bb F In dreams I saw what I had thought Bb C Could be some kind of answer Bb You try and try and try until you cannot try no more F Captured in our own
F Ruins Bb Ohhh F Ruins Bb Ohhh F Ruins N.C. Ohhh N.C. Ruins
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