You Will Be Waiting

Chords and lyrics for You Will Be Waiting by Barenaked Ladies

 
CaddG C/BaddG  
Am7 
 
Am7/G 
 
Fm 
 
As we walk together through the  
Am7 
autumn 
 
nearin
Am7/G 
 
winter
 
Through the  
Fm 
dying leaves and trees we call our
C 
home and native
G 
land
 
You say you don’t believe a thing I  
Am7 
say
 
I say you  
Am7/G 
don’t 
 
believ
Fm 
e a thing
 
You say you can’t believe that  
C 
I don’t under
G 
stand
 
But I  
F 
know you will be
C 
waiting
 
Oh I  
F 
know you will be
C 
waiting
 
Yes I  
F 
know you will  
G 
be waiting, waiting there for me
 
F 
You were  
G 
someone who would
 
Tell me  
Fm 
where to go
 
There I’ll  
C 
always 
 
 
G 
go
G 
 
Always go  
F 
back whether or  
G 
not you’re waiting
 
Ooh well I don’t  
Am7 
care if you’ll b
Am7/G 
 
waiting
 
Fm 
Please say that
G 
you will be waiting there for me
 
Am7 
Don’t you eve
Am7/G 
 
lee
Fm 
e-eee-eave, 
 
please
C 
don’t 
 
leave

You Run Away

Chords and lyrics for You Run Away by Barenaked Ladies

G 
You run  
Dsus4 
away
 
You could turn and  
Cadd9 
stay
G 
But you run  
Dsus4 
away from  
Cadd9 
me
 
G 
I tried to  
Dsus4 
be your brother
 
You cried and  
Cadd9 
ran for cover
 
G 
 
Dsus4 
Em7  
Cadd9 
 
G 
I made a  
Dsus4 
mess, who doesn’t
 
I did my  
Cadd9 
best but it was
G 
n’t 
 
eno
Dsus4 
ugh
Cadd9 
 
G 
You run  
Dsus4 
away
 
You could turn and  
Cadd9 
stay
G 
But you run  
Dsus4 
away from  
Cadd9 
me
 
G 
Ill give you something can c
Dsus4 
ry 
 
about
 
One thing you should  
Cadd9 
try it out
G 
Hold a mirror  
Dsus4 
shoulder 
 
high
 
When youre older l
Cadd9 
ook you in t
G 
he 
 
eye
Dsus4 
 
When youre older l
Cadd9 
ook you in t
G 
he 
 
eye
Dsus4 
Cadd9 
 
G 
I tried but  
Dsus4 
you tried harder
 
I lied but  
Cadd9 
you lied smarter
G 
You made me  
Dsus4 
guess who was it
 
I did my  
Cadd9 
best but it was
G 
n’t 
 
enough
 
G 
You run  
Dsus4 
away
 
You could turn and  
Cadd9 
stay
G 
But you run  
Dsus4 
away from  
Cadd9 
me
 
G 
You run  
Dsus4 
away (I tried to be your brother)
 
You could turn and  
Cadd9 
stay (You cried and ran for cover)
G 
But you run  
Dsus4 
away from  
Cadd9 
me (I made a mess, who doesnt, I did my best but it
 
But that’s not something to  
G 
cry about (
Dsus4 
crrryy
Cadd9 
yy!)
 
Its not something to l
G 
ie 
 
about
Dsus4 
Cadd9 
 
G 
You run  
Dsus4 
away (I tried to be your brother)
 
You could turn and  
Cadd9 
stay (You cried and ran for cover)
G 
But you run  
Dsus4 
away from  
Cadd9 
me (I made a mess, who doesnt, I did my best but it

Yoko Ono

Chords and lyrics for Yoko Ono by Barenaked Ladies

 
 
F 
If there’s  
A 
someone you can  
A# 
live 
 
withou
C 
t well do so
 
 
F 
And if there’s  
A 
someone you can  
A# 
just 
 
shut
C 
out well do so
 
 
F 
You can  
A 
be my yoko  
A# 
ono  
C 
 
 
F 
You can  
A 
follow me wher
A# 
ever 
 
I
C 
go
 
 
F 
Be my  
A 
Be my Be my Be my  
A# 
Be my Yoko
C 
ono wohhhh

Wrap Your Arms Around Me

Chords and lyrics for Wrap Your Arms Around Me by Barenaked Ladies

Am 
 
co
G/B 
ncede that you wer
C 
e right about this place
 
Em 
I put my hands around your
G/F# 
neck
 
You  
G 
wrap your arms around me

Wind It Up

Chords and lyrics for Wind It Up by Barenaked Ladies

D 
Stop
C 
 
 
D 
drop and  
D 
roll and  
C 
I will  
D 
tell you where I’m  
G 
coming 
 
 
D 
from
Bm 
C 
D 
Yo
C 
u’
D 
ve done a  
D 
lot of  
C 
yelling 
 
 
D 
pointed at my  
G 
eard
D 
rum
Bm 
C 
D 
I’
C 
ll
D 
offer 
 
 
D 
all of  
C 
me that  
D 
you can lay your  
G 
eyes 
 
 
D 
on
Bm 
C 
D 
I’
C 
ll
D 
get right  
D 
back to  
C 
you once  
D 
I get my  
G 
disguise 
 
 
D 
on
Bm 
C 
 
Bm 
Hearts
C 
on
Bm 
fire
G 
, you’ll learn
 
G 
Wind me up, my  
D 
dear
G 
Had it up to  
D 
here
G 
Wind it up
 
D 
 
 
C 
can’t 
 
bel
D 
ieve that  
C 
you’d 
 
bel
D 
ieve 
 
 
C 
that 
 
 
D 
I would  
G 
fake 
 
 
D 
it
Bm 
C 
D 
Wait 
 
 
C 
- unless you c
D 
ount the  
C 
things I  
D 
said when  
C 
we were  
G 
na
D 
ked
Bm 
C 
D 
Run
C 
, run a
D 
way from  
C 
every
D 
thing 
 
 
C 
we’d 
 
 
D 
ever 
 
 
G 
hoped 
 
 
D 
for
Bm 
C 
D 
 
 
C 
can’t 
 
bel
D 
ieve that  
C 
this is w
D 
hat 
 
p
C 
eop
D 
le 
 
el
G 
ope 
 
 
D 
for
Bm 
C 
 
Bm 
Throw 
 
 
C 
you
Bm 
 
sti
G 
cks and stones
Bm 
Throw 
 
 
C 
you
Bm 
 
mob
G 
ile 
 
phone
 
D 
If you are  
C 
leaving then I  
G 
wish you  
D 
luck
D 
I hope some
C 
one can make your  
G 
heart 
 
 
D 
warm
D 
I was a bab
C 
y when I  
G 
learned to  
D 
suck
D 
But you hav
C 
e raised it to an a
G 
rt 
 
 
D 
form
 
But  
Bm 
you’re
C 
out
Bm 
o
G 
f your mind

Who Needs Sleep

Chords and lyrics for Who Needs Sleep by Barenaked Ladies

G 
Now I lay
C 
me down n
D 
ot to s
G 
leep
G 
I just ge
C 
t tangled i
D 
n the sh
G 
eets
Em 
I swim  
C 
in sweat thre
D 
e inches  
Em 
deep
Em 
I just  
C 
lay back and  
D 
claim 
 
def
G 
eat
 
Am 
Lid’s down, c
F 
ount sheep, count h
G 
eartbeats
 
The  
Am 
only thing that  
G 
counts is that I won’t
Am 
sleep
F 
Countdown, I l
G 
ook 
 
around
 
C 
Who needs sleep
 
Well you’re n
F 
ever gonna get it
C 
Who needs sleep
 
Tell me w
F 
hat’s that for
C 
Who needs sleep
 
You have to  
F 
live with what you’re getting
 
There’s a guy
G 
‘s been awake since the second World War
 
C 
So much joy in l
G 
ife so many pl
C 
easures all ar
G 
ound
 
But the p
C 
leasure of i
G 
nsomnia is o
C 
ne I’ve never  
G 
found
 
With a
C 
ll life has to  
G 
offer there’s so  
C 
much to be en
G 
joyed
 
But the pl
C 
easures of in
G 
somnia are on
C 
es I can’t av
G 
oid

Who Needs Sleep Acoustic

Chords and lyrics for Who Needs Sleep Acoustic by Barenaked Ladies

G 
Now I lay
C9 
me down not to  
G 
sleep
G 
I just get  
C9 
tangled in the shee
G 
ts
 
I swim in
C9 
sweat three inches deep
 
I just la
C9 
y back and claim defeat
G 
 
G 
Chapter r
C9 
ead and lesson lear
G 
ned.
G 
Turn the l
C9 
ights off while she
G 
burns.
 
So while sh
C9 
e’s 300 degrees,
 
I throw the s
C9 
heets off and I f
Em 
reeze.
 
C 
Lid’s down, c
F 
ount sheep, count h
G 
eartbeats
 
The  
C 
only thing that  
G 
counts is that I
C 
won’t sleep C
F 
ountdown, I l
G 
ook 
 
around
 
C 
Who needs sleep
C 
Who needs sleep
C 
Who needs sleep
 
There’s a guy
G 
‘s been awake since the second World War
 
C 
So much joy in life so many pleasur
C 
es all around
G 
 
But the p
C 
leasure of insomnia is one I’
C 
ve never found
G 
 
With a
C 
ll life has to offer there’s so much  
C 
to be enjoyed
G 
 
But the pl
C 
easures of insomnia are ones I  
C 
can’t 
 
avoid
G 

When You Dream

Chords and lyrics for When You Dream by Barenaked Ladies

G 
Wit
D 
 
l
C 
ife
G 
ju
D 
st begun, the sleeping new son.
 
G 
Whe
D 
n you dream.
 
Am 
Do 
 
 
C 
you
G 
dr
D 
eam about music or mathematics.
 
G 
His
D 
ph
C 
ont
G 
ene
D 
l pulses with lives that he’s lived.
 
G 
Whe
D 
n you dream.
 
Am 
Are
C 
th
G 
ey 
 
 
D 
coloured or black and white.
 
G 
Whe
D 
n you dream.

When I Fall

Chords and lyrics for When I Fall by Barenaked Ladies

 
I look straight in the  
D 
window,  
A 
try not to look  
Bm 
below 
 
 
G 
 
Pretend I’m not  
D 
up here,  
A 
I try counting  
E 
sheep 
 
 
G 
 
The sheep seem to  
D 
shower,  
A 
off this off
Bm 
ice 
 
tower
G 
 
It’s 9.8  
D 
straight down,  
A 
I can’t stop my  
E 
knees. 
 
 
G 
 
I wish I could f
Bm 
ly, from this
A 
building, from this
E 
wall. 
 
 
G 
 
And if I should  
Bm 
try, would you
A 
catch me, if I  
E 
fall.  
G 
 
My hands clench the
D 
squeegee,  
A 
a seclar ro
Bm 
sary 
 
 
G 
 
Hang onto your  
D 
wallet,  
A 
hang onto your r
E 
ings. 
 
 
G 
 
I can’t look
D 
below me,  
A 
something 
 
might
Bm 
throw 
 
me.
G 
 
I curse at the  
D 
windstorms,  
A 
that October  
E 
brings. 
 
 
G 
 
I look in the  
D 
boardroom,  
A 
a modern Ph
Bm 
araoh’s 
 
tomb.
G 
 
I’d gladly swap  
D 
places,  
A 
if they care to  
E 
dive 
 
 
G 
 
They’re lined up at
D 
the 
 
window
A 
, peer down i
Bm 
nto 
 
lim
G 
bo
 
Frightened of j
D 
umping,  
A 
in case they  
E 
survive. 
 
 
G 
 
I wish I could  
G 
step, from this scaf
A 
fold,
 
Onto  
Bm 
soft green grass and
E 
shopping 
 
malls,
 
or b
G 
ed, with my  
A 
family, and my  
Bm 
pastor and my
A 
grandfather
 
who’s  
E 
dead. 
 
 
G 
 
Look straight in the  
D 
mirror,  
A 
watch it come  
Bm 
clearer
G 
 
I look like a pa
D 
inter, 
 
beh
A 
ind all the grease.
E 
 
G 
 
But painting’s  
D 
creating, 
 
 
A 
and I’m just er
Bm 
asing 
 
 
G 
 
A crystal clear  
D 
canvas,  
A 
is my master
E 
piece. 
 
 
G 
 
I wish I could f
Bm 
ly, from this
A 
building, from this
E 
wall. 
 
 
G 
 
And if I should  
Bm 
try, would you
A 
catch me, if I  
E 
fall.  
G 
 
I wish I could f
Bm 
ly, from this
A 
building, from this
E 
wall. 
 
 
G 
 
And if I should  
Bm 
try, would you
A 
catch me, if I  
E 
fall.  
G 
 
When I  
D 
fa
A 
ll
Bm 
..
G 
.  
D 
W
A 
he
E 
 
 
G 
I fall…. mmmmmm

When Doves Cry

Chords and lyrics for When Doves Cry by Barenaked Ladies

G#m 
Dig if you will the p
F# 
icture
 
G#m 
Of you and I engaged  
F# 
in a kiss
 
G#m 
The sweat of your bod
F# 
y covers me
 
F# 
Can you my darling, can you p
G#m 
icture
 
this
 
G# 
How can you just leave me sta
F# 
nding
 
G#m 
Alone in a world that’s so co
F# 
ld, so cold
 
G# 
Maybe I’m just to demand
F# 
ing
 
F# 
Maybe I’m just like my father, to
G# 
 
bold
 
G#m 
Maybe you’re just like my  
F# 
mother
 
G# 
She’s never satisfied, she’s never s
F# 
atisfied
 
G#m 
Why do we scream at each
F#m 
other