The Weakerthans Benediction Reconstruction Site This is perfect, i was able to watch a video of John playing a solo version of the song i'm positive this is the way he plays it. enjoy. capo 5 Intro. C Am G F C Am F F C Am So you don't get to be a saint G F Martyrs never last this long C Am Guess I'll never be the one G F To defeat desire in song F Here's a marker G C Here's my naked skin F Our 'exhibit A' F G C Put a small x where I lost my way C Am All the actors broke their legs G F And it's to late to postpone C Am The producer's getting high G F And the audience went home C Am Smile and take your awkward bow G F Turn and stumble off the stage C Am Let the rain be your applause G F Every encore sooth your rage F Squint with one eye G C Hum a show-tune wait F For your right to say F G C oh that's where you must have lost your way C Am G F C Am G F F G C F Megaphones in helicopters squeal hey are you okay? F G C Searchlights circle, where we lost our way C Am G F All our accidents were purposeful and felt C Am G F Stripped of providence or any way to tell C Am G F But our intentions were intangible and sweet C Am G Sick with simple math and shy discoveries F G Piled up against our impending defeat.