{Intro} 
E |-----------------------7--8--|-----------------------7--5--| 
B |-----------------------8--8--|-----------------------9--7--| 
G |:----------------------7--9--|-----------------------7--7-:| 
D |--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------| 
A |-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
E |-----------------------7--8--|-----------------------7--5--| 
B |-----------------------8--8--|-----------------------9--7--| 
G |-----------------------7--9--|-----------------------7--7--| 
D |--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--------| 
A |-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
                              You are                      my sword 
{etc..} 
Your love is its own reward. 
My heart, I have found, 
Gets carved surely by the pound. 
    God knows.    I tried, 
    Tried to hold you with all my might 
    But time    has won, 
    And I could never be that strong. 
(Don't cry) I couldn't be that strong, 
(Don't cry) That used to be my favourite song. 
(Don't cry) Tears so bittersweet 
           {riff 1} 
Fill my eyes whenever we meet, 
It's always bittersweet. 
I cut and I bleed. 
You seem to find that so hard to believe! 
That's just too, too bad. 
You could never touch the love that we had. 
(Don't cry) For the love we had, 
(Don't cry) Sometimes we try to take it back. 
(Don't cry) Tears so bittersweet 
Kiss my cheeks whenever we meet. 
It's always bittersweet. 
{Guitar solo} 
E -------------------|--------------|--------------------|------------| 
B -10~--12-/-15--17~-|-15--12--10~--|-12--15--19---------|-17--15-----| 
G -------------------|--------------|---------(1/2 bend)-|---------14-| 
E -------17-|-15--14----|-------17-/-19--17~--| 
B ----15----|--------15-|----15---------------| 
G -14-------|-----------|-14------------------| 
(Don't Cry) For a love-gone-wrong 
(Don't cry) That used to be my favourite song 
(Don't cry) Tears so bittersweet 
Kiss my eyes whenever we meet. 
{riff 1}     
     Anyway... 
  We've grown    and times change. 
When we meet now it feels so strange. 
I hold you like a sword 
You won't cut me like you did before. 
  {four times} 
It's always bittersweet. 
It's always bittersweet. 
It's always bittersweet. 
Bittersweet, bittersweet 
{riff 1} 
A --------3--4------3--4-- 
E -/-5--5------5--5------- 
Copyright EMI Music Publishing; reprinted with kind permission. 
Transcribed by Brad Launikonis 
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