Amanda

Artist: Boston (English)
User: Rich
Duration: 270 seconds
Delay: 12 seconds
Chord names: Not defined
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September 25, 2018, 2:39 AM

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 AMANDA   by   Boston 
(Notated by Jeff Estefan: jae@explorer.jpl.nasa.gov)


          
 [INTRO]  G  C/G  G  C/G


[VERSE 1]
 G       C/G              G
Babe, tomorrow's so far away.

         Em                       Bm
There's somethin' I just have to say.

         C
I don't think I could hide

          G/B                Am        G
what I'm feelin' inside - another day

           Dsus4 D
knowin' I love you.


[VERSE 2]

     G      C/G                G
And I, I'm gettin' too close again.

 Em                   Bm
I don't wanna see it end.

            C
If I could tell you tonight,

          G/B                      Am        G
will you turn out the light - and walk away

            D        C/D  G/D  D
knowin' I love you?


[CHORUS]

           Em
I'm gonna take you by surprise

     Am7                 D      Dsus4 D D(add9D
and make you realize, Amanda.

           Em
I'm gonna tell you right away;

         Am7                 D     Dsus4 D D(add9D
I can't wait another day, Amanda.

           Em
I'm gonna say it like a man

     Am7                    D
and make you understand, Amanda. (second time: Oh, girl.)

   Csus2

I love you. (not sung second time)

[VERSE 3]

 G      C/G                   G
And, I feel like today's the day

     Em                       Bm
I'm lookin' for the words to say.

        C 
Do you wanna be free?

         G/B               Am             G
Are you ready for me - to feel this way?

                D       D7sus4
I don't wanna lose ya.


[VERSE 4]

 G      C/G                G
So, it may be too soon, I know.

     Em                       Bm
The feelin' takes so long to grow.

    C
If I tell you today

          G/B                Am         G
will you turn me away - and let me go?

                D
I don't wanna lose you.


 [INSTRUMENTALC/D  G/D  D  Bm

       Em  Am7  D  Em  Am7  D (to chorus)


[BRIDGE] (lead-in: E  Bm7 E Bm7):

 E            Bm7
You and I, I know that we can't wait.

             E 
And I swear, I swear it's not a lie, girl.

   Bm7
Tomorrow may be too late.

 C              D
You, you and I, girl,

        G       D/F#   Em
we can share a life together.

     Em/D      C   C/B
It's now or never,

       Am         Am/G    D
and tomorrow may be too late.

 C/D  G/D       D
Oh. Ooo Oh Ooo Oh.


[FINAL VERSE]

 G    C/G               G
And, feelin' the way I do,

         Em                       Bm
I don't wanna wait my whole life through

    Am   Am/G                D
to say  -  I'm in love with you.


"TRICKY" CHORDS:

G          3x0003

C/G        3x2013

G/B        x2x033

Dsus4      xx0233

D(add9)    xx0230

C/D        xx0553

G/D        xx0433

Csus2      x3x03x

D7sus4     xx0213

D/F#       2x023x

Em/D       xx0000

C/B        x22010

Am/G       3x2210



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