I Could Be In Love With Someone Like You
Jason Robert Brown
D My first crush on an Irish girl, I was ten years old And her name was Elaine. Little red-head girl; Well, she looked like you, But if you were ten. Bm7 Which you're clearly not. G Not that you look old, Em11 But you get my... I'll just stop now. D Okay, wait, cause I had a point - No, I swear I did! Well, I think I did, Bm7 Which is all my life Bm7/A (Or since I was ten) Bm7/G I have had a yen Bm7/F# Em11 For an Irish lass. C Because God knows why, G/A Like the ancient curse D Of the shiksa queens. Do I talk too much? Bm7 Which is not to say Bm7/A That I'd want Elaine, Bm7/G Who turned out to be Bm7/F# (When I last checked in) Bm7/E A Republican D And a parapsychologist. F Bb/F Cm/F If you've got a four-leaf clover, F You can make my dreams come true. I will be your Hebrew slave: Db Eb F Just do the things that Irish girls do. Talk about potato famines, I begin to cry on cue! Eb/F Sing about the Emerald Isle and Ab/Bb Get your Irish eyes to smilin' - Db/Eb D I could be in love with someone like you. D I just left a relationship With a lovely girl Named Alyssa Levine. She was really great, It was all my fault - I just got upset Cause she slept with my brother. Bm7 So I made a vow Bm7/A Not to get caught up Bm7/G In the dating scene Bm7/F# Or the whole routine Bm7/E With the cousin's friend Bm7/F# Or the who-knows-what, Bm7/G Like I need that shit. D I've got marks to make, D/E I've got steps to climb, D/F# It's the perfect time! D/G I've got books to write, D/A I've got things to do - D/B I go out my door D/C And bump into you, D And the jig is up, D/E And my vow is through! D/F# G6 I don't know what I'm coin', D/F# Em11 But come in and ruin me! F Bb/F Cm/F I will write my own Ulysses F If you're there to show me how. Take me back to Glocca Morra, Db Eb F Bathe me in the River Shannon now. If you'll be Mrs. O'Leary, Baby, I will be your cow. Eb/F I'll deliver shamrocks daily, Ab/Bb Buy your pa a new shillelagh, Db/Eb I could be in love with someone like... Eb6 AbMaj7/Eb You could be my inspiration Eb6 And get me past this block, D#aug And walk me through the Great Unknown. Eb AbMaj7/Eb You could be my true salvation, Eb Unchain me from this rock, Cb And keep me from being alone, Cause I'm no good at being alone! F Bb/F Cm/F Take me to another level! F Let me play in bigger halls! I will do a Riverdance Db Eb F As long as you keep answering my calls! Get me out of my apartment! Keep me from my empty walls! Eb/F Someone hire John McCormack! Cb7 Start the Wearing of the Green! Ab/Bb Let me win the Irish Sweepstakes! Db/Eb Let me take you home, Kathleen! I can be in love with someone! I can be in love with someone! Db/Eb I can be in love with Db6add9 Someone Cm7b9 C7b9 Like F you!