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At the Bottom of Everything chords by Bright Eyes


At the Bottom of Everything chords by Bright Eyes

At the Bottom of Everything chords by Bright Eyes
  • Chords used: (C) (G) (F) (Am) (G7)
  • Key: C Maj
  • Tempo: 107 BPM
  • Capo - No Capo


One, two, one, two, three, four (C) (F) (3x)

Verse 1

We must (C) talk in every telephone, get (F) eaten off the (C) web
We must rip out all the epilogues from the (F) books that we have (G) read
Into the (C) face of every criminal strapped (F) firmly to a chair
We must (C) stare, we must (G) stare, we must (C) stare

Verse 2

We must (C) take all of the medicines too (F) expensive now to (C) sell
Set fire to the preacher who is (F) promising us (G) Hell
Into the (C) ear of every anarchist that (F) sleeps but doesn't dream
We must (C) sing, we must (G) sing, we must (C) sing
(And it'll go like this, all right...)


(F) While my mother (G) waters plants, my (C) father loads his (F) gun
He says, "Death will give us (G) back to God
Just (Am) like the setting (F) sun
Is (G7) returned to the lonesome ocean" (C)


(C) And then they splashed into the deep blue sea! (F) (C)
Oh, (F) it was a (G) wonderful splash! (C)

Verse 3

We must (C) blend into the choir, sing as (F) static with the (C) whole
We must memorize nine numbers and (F) deny we have a (G) soul
And in this (C) endless race for property and (F) privilege to be won
We must (C) run, we must (G) run, we must (C) run

Verse 4

We must (C) hang up in the belfry where the (F) bats and moonlight (C) laugh
We must stare into a crystal ball and only (F) see the (C) past
Into the (C) caverns of tomorrow with just our (F) flashlights and our love
We must (C) plunge, we must (G) plunge, we must (C) plunge


(F) Oh, my morning's (C) coming back, (C) the whole world's waking (F) up
All the city buses (G) swimming past, I'm (Am) happy just be (F) cause
I (G) found out I am really no (C) one

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