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"HEAD OVER HEELS" by Tears For Fears
From their 1985 album Songs from the Big Chair
Written by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith
Transcribed by T-rev

INTRO:  C   D9

Aadd9             G
   I wanted to be with you alone
   And talk about the weather
   But traditions I can trace against the child in your face
   Won't escape my attention
   You keep your distance with a system of touch
   And gentle persuasion
   I'm lost in admiration, could I need you this much
   Oh, you're wasting my time
   You're just, just, just wasting time

      G                         Em
      Something happens and I'm head over heels
      I never find out till I'm head over heels
      Something happens and I'm head over heels
      Ah, don't take my heart, don't break my heart
      Don't, don't, don't throw it away

   I made a fire and watching it burn
   Thought of your future
   With one foot in the past, now, just how long will it last
   No, no, no, have you no ambition
   My mother and my brothers used to breathe in clean in air
   And dreaming I'm a doctor
   It's hard to be a man when there's a gun in your hand
   Oh, I feel so


      C             D9
         And this my four-leaf clover
         I'm on the line, one open mind
         This is my four-leaf clover
         Na na na na na na na na...

         In my head, my mind's eye
         One little boy, wandering by
         Funny how time flies

Transcribed 2021-07-03 by T-rev
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x32013 C
xx0210 D9
577600 Aadd9
355400 G6
320033 G
022000 Em
xx023x Dno3

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