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What's Simple Is True

What's Simple Is True
    by Jewel Kilcher
        Transcribed by Rok Osojnik (rok.osojnik@siol.net)

Song is capoed at 2nd fret. 
All chords are written relatively to the capo.

Chords used:
   G   C9   C  Cmaj7  Am
e--3---3----0---0-----0--
B--3---3----1---0-----1--
G--0---0----0---0-----2--
D--0---2----2---2-----2--
A--2---3----3---3-----0--
E--3---X----X---X-----X--

h - hammer on


Intro: pattern 1 (x2)
e------3-------------3---------------3-------------3------| 
B----------3-------------3---------------3-------------3--| 
G--------0--------0---------------0------------------0----| 
D---------------------------------------------------------| 
A-------------0h2------------2h3------------3-------------| 
E--3------------------------------------------------------| 


verse: (with pattern 1)
Turn to me with frozen lips
Your hands are icy cold

pre-chorus: pattern 2
e--------3-------------3-----------3-----------3-----------3-----| 
B------------3------------3-----------3-----------3------------3-| 
G----------0---------0-----------0-----------0---------------0---| 
D----3-----------0h2---------------------------------------------| 
A----------------------------0h2---------2h3----------3----------| 
E----------------------------------------------------------------| 
Your eyes burn bright against
                        the frost-bit   sky
                                                                  (riff)
e--------3-------------3-----------3-----------3-----------3-----|-------3-----| 
B------------3------------3-----------3-----------3----------3---|---------3---|  
G----------0---------0-----------0-----------------------0-------|-----0-------|  
D----3-----------0h2---------------------------------------------|-------------|  
A----------------------------0h2----------2----------2h3-------2-|-2h3-------2-|  
E----------------------------------------------------------------|-------------|  
You never seemed more
                lovely than you
                             do                    tonight

verse: (with pattern 1)
Pale on the horizon
Like leaves frozen in the snow

pre-chorus: (with pattern 2)
Our two shadows merge inseparably
Will time stand still if it's pierced with cold

chorus: 
C              G
   The more I live
C               G
   The more I know
C                     G
   What's simple is true
      C  Cmaj7  Am   C9 (+riff)
   I lo---o-----ove you

verse:
there's a warmth in my heart
It haunts me when you're gone

pre-chorus:
Mend me to your side and never let go
Say 'Time knows nothing, we'll never grow cold'

chorus:
C              G
   The more I live
C               G
   The more I know
C                     G
   What's simple is true
      C  Cmaj7  Am   C9 
   I lo---o-----ove you


bridge:
e-----0------------0---------3-------------3-----| 
B---------3-----------3----------3------------3--| 
G-------0--------0-------------0---------0-------| 
D------------------------------------3-----------| 
A--3----------2-----------0----------------------| 
E------------------------------------------------| 
 Twilight descends on     our  silhouette

e-------3--------------3------------3----------3------| 
B-----------3------------3------------3------------3--| 
G---------0---------0------------0---------------0----| 
D-----------------------------------------------------| 
A----3-----------2-----------0-------------3----------| 
E-----------------------------------------------------| 
How soon spring comes  how soon spring forgets

e-----0-------------0---------------0------------3-----| 
B---------3------------3---------------3------------3--| 
G-------0---------0--------------0-------------0-------| 
D------------------------------------------0-----------| 
A--2----------0----------------------------------------| 
E-----------------------------3------------------------| 
I wanna hold time,<

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