When Mac Was Swimming

Chords and lyrics for When Mac Was Swimming by Innocence Mission

Dm 
When Mac was  
Gm 
swimming
C 
I was running l
F 
ate
C 
Looking for a b
F 
irthday 
 
cake
Dm 
It was a great  
Gm 
surprise to him
C 
So many people c
Fmaj7 
ame
 
Bbmaj7 
Nobody 
 
kno
Fmaj7 
ws, 
 
darling
Bbmaj7 
Nobody 
 
k
Fmaj7 
nows how  
Bbmaj7 
they are loved
 
Don’t worry, my  
Fmaj7 
darling
 
Dm 
Let’s get up  
Gm 
early 
 
now
C 
Dive clear int
F 
o the day
Bbmaj7 
Let’s get out of
Gm 
the car with  
C 
open 
 
arms
 
Not wait to  
F 
be 
 
embraced
Dm 
The flowers that
Gm 
grew, the things that
C 
happened since the
Fmaj7 
day you came.

The Lakes Of Canada

Chords and lyrics for The Lakes Of Canada by Innocence Mission

Dm 
 
F 
 
C 
 
G 
x2
 
Dm 
 
F 
Look for me another  
C 
day
 
I feel that I could  
G 
change,
 
I feel that I could  
Dm 
change.
F 
There’s a sudden joy that’s  
C 
like
 
a fish, a moving  
G 
light;
 
I thought I saw  
Dm 
it
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canada
G 
 
Oh laughing
Dm 
man
 
what have you  
C 
won?
 
don’t tell me  
Am 
what cannot be
F 
done.
 
my little  
Dm 
mouth, my winter
C 
lungs
 
don’t tell me  
Am 
what cannot be
F 
done,
 
cannot be done  
F 
di-da-di-da de d
C 
a da da de  
G 
da…
Dm 
 
F 
Walking in the cirlce  
C 
of a flashlight
 
someone  
G 
starts to sing, to join  
Dm 
in.
F 
Talk of loneliness in  
C 
quiet 
 
voices
 
I am  
G 
shy but you can reach  
Dm 
me.
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canada
G 
Dm 
rowing on the lakes of
F 
Cana
C 
da
 
Dm 
Oh laughing man
 
what have you  
C 
won?
 
don’t tell me  
Am 
what cannot be
F 
done.
 
my little  
Dm 
mouth, my winter
C 
lungs
 
don’t tell me  
Am 
what cannot be
F 
done.
 
cannot be  
F 
done di-da-di-da de  
C 
da da da de
G 
da…
F 
C 
 
So  
Dm 
Look for me another
C 
time,
 
give me another  
Am 
day.
 
I feel that I could  
F 
change
 
Dm 
So Look for me anot
C 
her 
 
time,
 
give me another  
Am 
day.
 
I feel that I could  
F 
change
 
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a,
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a.
 
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a,
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a.
 
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a,
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a.
 
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a,
F 
rowing on the lakes of  
C 
Canad
G 
a.
 
F 

Someday Coming

Chords and lyrics for Someday Coming by Innocence Mission

G 
C 
G 
C 
G 
C 
G 
 
My  
Am 
someday 
 
 
C 
coming 
 
 
G 
child,
 
I  
Am 
name and  
C 
 
re-
D 
name 
 
you.
 
I  
G 
make up memor
Am 
C 
ies for  
D 
you
G 
of 
 
 
C 
melodies and  
D 
friends from  
Am 
books I  
C 
wanted to  
D 
give 
 
you
 
And  
Am 
horse and  
C 
buggy 
 
 
G 
sounds 
 
out
D 
side.
 
G 
But of the  
C 
someday coming  
G 
world,
 
I don’t  
D 
know, I don’t  
G 
know.
 
There is  
C 
so much I would  
D 
keep you from
Am 
If I,  
C 
if I  
G 
could.
 
G 
C 
G 
C 
G 
C 
G 
 
The  
Am 
heroes, 
 
 
C 
selfish 
 
 
G 
fools 
 
-
 
They  
Am 
only 
 
 
C 
want their  
D 
freedom.
 
The  
G 
hero-
Am 
maker’s 
 
 
C 
greed 
 
pre
D 
vails.
G 
And 
 
 
C 
we are all shock  
D 
numb
 
And  
Am 
watch the  
C 
shock 
 
in
D 
creasing.
 
And  
Am 
shame is  
C 
something 
 
 
G 
old, 
 
out
D 
grown.
 
G 
C 
4X 
 
 
G 
 
Oh,  
C 
maybe you won’t  
D 
see
 
My  
Am 
too 
 
self-
C 
conscious 
 
 
D 
stumblings,
 
My  
G 
running 
 
 
Am 
from the phone
C 
,
 
My  
D 
fears
 
G 
Because I  
C 
can be very  
G 
strong.
 
Say I  
D 
can, say I  
G 
can.
 
There is  
Am 
so much  
C 
to believe  
G 
in.
 
There are  
Am 
angel 
 
 
C 
words to teach  
G 
you.
 
There is  
C 
hope, my daydream  
D 
child.

Since I Still Tell You My Every Day

Chords and lyrics for Since I Still Tell You My Every Day by Innocence Mission

G 
Did you see us  
A 
picnicking at  
D 
lakeside
 
in the  
Em 
state 
 
park
A 
today?
 
G 
with a perfect  
A 
vision 
 
now,
 
oh  
D 
with a perfect  
Em 
ear
 
to  
A 
me.
 
I  
G 
wish you’d be at  
A 
Bethany.
 
I  
D 
wish you’d come to  
Em 
violin 
 
with
A 
me.

Rain

Chords and lyrics for Rain by Innocence Mission

Dm 
This dress that I
F 
made out of
 
the  
C 
curtains was on the  
G 
line, 
 
dancing
Dm 
around better than
F 
I
 
can. Now we  
C 
walk up to the  
G 
top of the street.
F 
Once letting  
G 
go, rain sails  
G 
us in a leafy  
C 
boat
 
down the  
G 
street.
 
And we will be  
G 
there before we k
F 
now.
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 
F 
 
G 
 
G 
 
G 
 
Dm 
There go the lawn
F 
chairs.
 
Some frogs are  
C 
racing them, to  
G 
catch up with me.
Dm 
Gray buildings go
F 
by,
 
violety  
C 
sky lit up with  
G 
trees in yellow.
F 
Once letting  
G 
go, rain sails  
G 
us in a leafy  
C 
boat
 
down the  
G 
street.
 
And we will  
G 
be there before we k
F 
now.
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 
F 
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 
 
G 
 
F 
Hey, is that  
G 
you, going  
F 
by, swimming  
G 
by?
F 
Hey, is that  
G 
you, 
 
zig-zag
F 
ging, whizzing  
G 
by?
F 
Sailing up, sailing b
G 
y?
G 
 
F 
Once letting  
G 
go, rain sails  
G 
us in a leafy  
C 
boat,
 
down the  
G 
street.
 
And we will  
G 
be there before we k
F 
now.
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 
F 
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 
F 
 
G 
 
F 
 
G 

Oh Do Not Fly Away

Chords and lyrics for Oh Do Not Fly Away by Innocence Mission

G 
I’ll wait to  
C 
ring the bells a
G 
while,
C 
till all the light a
G 
nd 
 
color
 
have stayed the  
C 
whole of spring,
Bm 
until I be
C 
lieve 
 
it.

Notebook

Chords and lyrics for Notebook by Innocence Mission

A 
I showed him my  
D 
notebook
A 
The underside  
D 
of my soul released
A 
In scribbles on  
D 
pages
A 
He smiled and  
Aadd9 
held my  
A 
hand
 
C#m 
He’s painting  
Bm 
houses
C#m 
He’s painting  
Bm 
houses for awhile
C#m 
Then home to his  
Bm 
canvas
A 
Coming to  
D 
life
 
repeat  
A 
D 
to 
 
fade

I Hear You Say So

Chords and lyrics for I Hear You Say So by Innocence Mission

F# 
I think I
C# 
hear 
 
yo
G#m 
 
 
C# 
saying
F# 
In the  
C# 
green 
 
June
G#m 
n
C# 
ow
B 
Singing 
 
 
F# 
in
B 
 
Ringing
F# 
out
 
F# 
 
 
F 
 
D#m 
he
F# 
ar 
 
 
G# 
you
C# 
s
B 
ay
F# 
 
B 
 
F# 
so
 
F# 
 
 
F 
 
D#m 
he
F# 
ar 
 
 
G# 
you
C# 
s
B 
ay
F# 
 
B 
 
F# 
so

Beautiful Change

Chords and lyrics for Beautiful Change by Innocence Mission

C# 
 
X4666X
G# 
 
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F# 
 
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Fm 
 
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Am# 
 
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Dm# 
 
X68876
C#sus4 
 
X4667X
 
C# 
Oh I’m going to
G# 
fin
F# 
d some peace of mind.
 
At any time  
C# 
I could change,
Am# 
any 
 
day,
 
a  
F# 
bea
Fm 
utifu
C# 
 
change
F# 
.
Fm 
C# 
 
Some low sinking  
G# 
clouds
F# 
become 
 
reindeer
 
while I’m standing here  
C# 
at the door,
Am# 
looking for  
F# 
 
b
Fm 
eauti
C# 
ful 
 
cha
F# 
nge
Fm 
.
C# 
 
G# 
The snow is
C# 
he
F# 
re. The light  
C# 
is 
 
b
G# 
rig
Dm# 
ht.
F# 
B
C# 
right
 
C# 
Flower forth, and
G# 
soon
F# 
, branch of Easter.
 
I want to be here  
C# 
when he needs me,
Am# 
he will see,
 
a  
F# 
bea
Fm 
utifu
C# 
 
change.
 
Oh and he wades into the  
G# 
yard.
F# 
Nothing has been what I’d guessed so far.
C# 
Unforeseen,
Am# 
this most swee
F# 
t, 
 
 
Fm 
beaut
C# 
iful 
 
ch
F# 
ang
Fm 
e.
C# 
 
G# 
The snow is
C# 
he
F# 
re. The light  
C# 
is 
 
b
G# 
rig
Dm# 
ht.
F# 
B
C# 
right
 
C# 
 
C#sus4 
 
C# 
 
G# 
 
F# 
 
C# 
 
Am# 
 
F# 
 
Fm 
 
C# 
 
G# 
The snow is
C# 
he
F# 
re. The light  
C# 
is 
 
b
G# 
rig
Dm# 
ht.
F# 
B
C# 
right

And Hiding Away

Chords and lyrics for And Hiding Away by Innocence Mission

A 
I prize the cloudy, tearing  
Bm 
sky
 
for the thoughts that flap and fl
A 
y.
 
For staying in and reading  
Bm 
by.
 
For sitting under.
A 
 
I read a book of Madel
Bm 
ine
 
and her friends in two straight li
A 
nes,
 
in Paris, in a house with v
Bm 
ines
 
E 
Far, far is Paris…
 
and the sky
D 
is dark with mystery.
 
E 
This is a day for hearing ba
D 
gpipes
 
E 
This is a day for hearing s
D 
arabands
 
and hiding awa
E 
y.
D 
E 
D