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Take Me to Church

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© Chorded by Mikhail Ocheret // specialist (https://Muzland.info)
± BPM (tempo): ♩ = 133 beats per minute

Lyrics and Music by Andrew Hozier-Byrne


Bm             Em      Bm
My lover’s got humour,
                      Em       D
She’s the giggle at a funeral,
                       Em      Bm
Knows everybody’s disapproval,
                           Em      Bm
I should’ve worshipped her sooner.
                    Em         Bm
If the heavens ever did speak,
                    Em          D
She’s the last true mouthpiece.
                       Em          Bm
Every Sunday’s getting more bleak,
               Em         A
A fresh poison each week.
                     G6
“We were born sick.”
You heard them say it.

Bm                  Em    Bm
My church offers no absolutes.
                              Em        D
She tells me, “Worship in the bedroom.”
                        Em      Bm
The only heaven I’ll be sent to
                  Em        A
Is when I’m alone with you.
               G6
I was born sick, but I love it.
G                      D
Command me to be well.
G D   Gm D  Gm D  D5 C#5
Amen, amen, amen.

Chorus:
     C#5  C5    Bm
     Take me to church.
     I’ll worship like a dog
                           F#
     At the shrine of your lies.
     I’ll tell you my sins
                              D
     And you can sharpen your knife.
                   Em
     Offer me that deathless death,
               Bm
     And, good God,
                          E5 D5
     Let me give you my life.

     D5   C#5   Bm
     Take me to church.
     I’ll worship like a dog
                           F#
     At the shrine of your lies.
     I’ll tell you my sins
                              D
     And you can sharpen your knife.
                   Em
     Offer me that deathless death,
               Bm
     And, good God,
                          E5 D5 D5 C#5
     Let me give you my life.

Bm                    Em          Bm
If I’m a pagan of the good times,
               Em        D
My lover’s the sunlight.
                       Em       Bm
To keep the goddess on my side,
                Em       A
She demands a sacrifice.
                        G6
To drain the whole sea,
                     Bm
Get something shiny.

                        Em           Bm
Something meaty for the main course,
                      Em          D
That’s a fine-looking high horse.
                    Em      Bm
What you got in the stable?
                        Em        A
We’ve a lot of starving faithful.
                  G
That looks tasty;
That looks plenty.
This is hungry work.

Chorus:
                Bm
     Take me to church.
     I’ll worship like a dog
                           F#
     At the shrine of your lies.
     I’ll tell you my sins
                              D
     And you can sharpen your knife.
                   Em
     Offer me that deathless death,
               Bm
     And, good God,
                          E5 D5
     Let me give you my life.

     D5   C#5   Bm
     Take me to church.
     I’ll worship like a dog
                           F#
     At the shrine of your lies.
     I’ll tell you my sins
                              D
     And you can sharpen your knife.
                   Em
     Offer me that deathless death,
               Bm
     And, good God,
                          E5 D5 D5 C#5
     Let me give you my life.

 G            D
   No masters or kings
            F#7/C#   Bm/D
   When the ritual begins.
 Bm         G          D
   There is no sweeter innocence
   F#7/C#        Bm/D
   Than our gentle sin.
 Bm       G           D
   In the madness and soil
      F#7/C#           Bm/D
   Of that sad earthly scene,
 Bm     G         D
   Only then I am human;
     F#7/C#      Bm      D/A
   Only then I am clean.
   Gmaj G
   Oh,
   D   G D   Gm D  Gm D  D5 C#5
   Oh, amen, amen, amen.

Chorus:
     C#5  C5    Bm
     Take me to church.
     I’ll worship like a dog
                           F#
     At the shrine of your lies.
     I’ll tell you my sins
                              D
     And you can sharpen your knife.
                   Em
     Offer me that deathless death,
               Bm
     And, good God,
                          E5 D5
     Let me give you my life.

     D5   C#5   Bm
     Take me to church.
     I’ll worship like a dog
                           F#
     At the shrine of your lies.
     I’ll tell you my sins
                              D
     And you can sharpen your knife.
                   Em
     Offer me that deathless death,
               Bm
     And, good God,
                          E5 D5 D5 C#5
     Let me give you my life.

Instrumental: Bm
 
 

Finger notations of chords

Bm for guitar
Em for guitar
D for guitar
A for guitar
G6 for guitar
G for guitar
Gm for guitar
D5 for guitar
C#5 for guitar
C5 for guitar
F# for guitar
E5 for guitar
F#7/C# for guitar
Bm/D for guitar
D/A for guitar
Gmaj for guitar

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