Sometimes it Be That Way by Jewel KilcherJewel (Capo 2nd Fret) Fixed up a bit by Zoë, using existing transcriptions from this site and the song itself [G] Night with its shattered teeth [D] attempts to speak My pen is [C] present but courage left [G] via the sink And I'm [G] sorry I snuck up on you [D] from behind I'm [C] sorry not all my love [G] letters did rhyme And I'm [D] sorry that Jesus died [G] for my sins And I [D] swear to God it won't [G] happen again And I'm [D] sorry if it was my swerve that tempted you to [C] sway Oh [D] well, sometimes it be that [G] way And [G] Romeo was a [D] very nice man He said [C] "Jewel, I don't think you [G] quite understand" And I'm [G] sorry if you had to [D] explain it like this I'm [C] sorry I was a point you were [G] destined to miss And I'm [D] sorry I spoke to you [G] irreverently [D] Down in the hollow by the old [G] olive tree And I'm [D] sorry if my heart breaking ruined your [C] day Oh [D] well, sometimes it be that [G] way CHORUS I said [D] "Oh [A] well, I got [G] nothing left to sell This [D] love was a [A] bell that rang un[G]heard in the air I was [D] bound to find [A] out that you [G] didn't care [G]Said Oh [A] well, sometimes it be that [D]way, Yah-ahh[D hammer] And [G] Aphrodite with her [D] neon lamp [C] Kissed Neptune they put her [G] face on a stamp And I'm [G] sorry I used it to mail a [D] letter to you I'm [C] sorry I'm glue and the rest [G] bounces off of you And I'm [D] sorry not even this jet's [G] metal wings Could [D] get across these [G] simple things And I'm [D] sorry if I ever sang your name in [C] vain Oh [D] well, sometimes it be that [G] way CHORUS Now [G] flame licks the air with its [D] silver tongue [C] Night has many hands but [G] I have just one And I'm [G] sorry I walked in on you [D] unexpectedly I'm [C] sorry I didnâ€™t served you both [G] Camomile tea And I'm [D] sorry I didn't always have a [G] match That could [D] start a fire big enough for your [G] heart to catch And I'm [D] sorry if my swerve tempted you to [C] sway [C] Oh [D] well, sometimes it be that [G] way CHORUS [G]Said Oh [A] well, sometimes it be that [D]way Hammer On/Offs [throughout entire song â€“ listen to where they are] C: 032010 to 032030 D: XX0232 to XX0233 And occasionally, G: 300033 to 320033 or: 020033 to 320033 Chords: G: 320033 C: 032010 D: X00232 A: X02220 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tabbed by Jeff Kokosinski This way might be easier. I can tell you the chords and whatever and you watch the video to get where they go. How's that? If you doon't have the video let me know. I'll have it down @ school by tomorrow and I'll write it all out. The basic chords are G:320033 C:032010 D:x00232 A:x02220 Very important when using these chords, to get them to sound like her you MUST MUST MUST use hammer ons and offs. On the C she hammers on from 032010 to 032030 form D she does xx0232 to xx0233 and occaisionally on the G she'll hammer from 300033 to 320033 or hammer 020033 to 320033 (G)Night with it shattered teeth (D)attempts to speak (C)my prince is present but courage left (G)via the sink I'm sorry I snuck up on you (D) from behind, (C)Sorry not all my love (G) letter did arrive (D) I'm sorry that jesus died (G) for my sins and i (D) swear to god it wont be (G) happening again and Im sorry if my D) swerve tempted you to (C) swayayayay (G) whoa (C)sometimes it be that (G with hammeron) way (D)Oh (A) wellive got (G) nothin left to share this (D) love was a (A) velvet ring? (G) unherd in the air (D)I was bound to find (A) out that you (G) didnt care I know the lyrics are shaky, I don't know why I cant remember them now. I'll watch the video again, because I am a bit suspect about a couple of the progressions I gave you. Dont forg
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