Velvet Covered Brick
================================================================================================== Song: Velvet Covered Brick Artist: Anberlin Album: Lowborn ================================================================================================== An alternative simplified chorus can be found at the bottom of the chord chart. ================================================================================================== Intro: Fm / / / / / / / Ab / / / / / Eb / (x2) Verse 1: Fm Eb Cyclical, stuck inside a never ending rhyme Ab Cm But you're comfortable, just another day composing alibis Fm Sing yourself to sleep, count the days gone by Eb But outside of your walls passes real life Ab So here's a velvet covered brick, death comes to us all too quick Cm Here's your chance to live, but I heard you say... Chorus: F5 Ab5 G5 Eb5 "We're heading nowhere F5 Ab5 G5 Eb5 It's not close to them F5 Even horizons can fade Ab5 Eb5 Db5 C5 Hope says she's never a saint F5 They're all waiting on a prayer Ab5 G5 Fm If we're heading nowhere" Verse 2: Fm Eb Turbulence, am I causing you to think outside a cell for once Ab Cm Just feel comfortable, dissolving years like no one else before Fm And I said, we'll go where you are, lead your way through this Eb But fear and fail has made you its captive, it's passive Ab So here's a velvet covered brick, death comes to us all too quick Cm Here's your chance to love, but I heard you scream! Chorus Instrumental: Fm / / / / / / / Ab / / / / / Eb / (x2) Fm / / / / / / / Ab / / / / / / / Bb / / / / / / / Db / / / / / / / Chorus (without first 2 lines) Chorus ================================================================================================== Simplified chorus: Fm Ab "We're heading nowhere Fm Ab It's not close to them Fm Even horizons can fade Ab Eb Hope says she's never a saint Fm They're all waiting on a prayer Ab Fm If we're heading nowhere"