Travesty

Chords and lyrics for Travesty by Haste The Day

A 
I am  
Dm 
spent and with death you paid my ransom
 
For the  
C 
witness of your w
Bb 
ord
 
To bring them is the  
A 
jackal’s 
 
sin
C 
Oh…
Dm 
the eyes of death are upon me
 
And the watchman takes his t
Gm 
oll
 
If the river will run dry it will  
Bb 
never take us
C 
home
Dm 
With idle minds we grew unconscious as the
 
hunter stalks his p
Gm 
rey His eyes, his
Bb 
eyes are locked o
C 
 
me
 
Bb 
You cover the
Dm 
darkest
C 
part of me
Bb 
With a look that’s  
Dm 
sure to set the  
C 
captives 
 
free
 
A 
Oh, make  
Dm 
way for I am not the redeemer
 
Nor do the mountains fall in my n
Gm 
ame
 
But with slightest cry, my h
Bb 
unter
 
You will fail to reac
C 
h your prey
Dm 
Still with idle minds unconscious
 
As the hunter stalks his p
Gm 
rey
 
His eyes, his  
Bb 
eyes are locked on
C 
me
 
Bb 
You cover the
Dm 
darkest
C 
part of me
Bb 
With a look that’s  
Dm 
sure to set the  
C 
captives 
 
free
Bb 
With love that the
Dm 
blindest
C 
eyes will see
Bb 
You cover the
Dm 
darkest
C 
part of me
 
Gm 
As I am met with travesty
Dm 
And I am broken
C 
and I am empty
Gm 
And through it all I can
Dm 
see 
 
your
C 
face
Gm 
With words unspoken
Dm 
I
C 
hear your voice
Gm 
I see the hand, the
Dm 
hand 
 
tha
C 
t writes i
Bb 
 
all
 
You’ve called the  
Dm 
wind 
 
to
C 
show its  
Bb 
worth
 
You’ve called the  
Dm 
sun 
 
to
C 
brag about its  
Bb 
warmth
 
Because  
Dm 
You are the
C 
wri
Bb 
ter
 
Because  
Dm 
You are the
C 
soul of the
Bb 
world
 
Bb 
You cover the
Dm 
darkest
C 
part of me
Bb 
With a look that’s  
Dm 
sure to set the  
C 
captives 
 
free
Bb 
With love that the
Dm 
blindest
C 
eyes will see
Bb 
You cover the
Dm 
darkest
C 
part of me
 
Bb 
Because
Dm 
You are th
C 
 
writer
Bb 
Because
Dm 
You are th
C 
 
writer
 
Bb