Last Year Chords by Alt-J

Last Year Chords by Alt-J

[Verse 1]
G       A                D
January came and took my heart away
D   Em D A  G
Feb-ru-a-ry felt the same
F#m       Em               D
March, my hugs became hold ons
D        A                    G
April, I huffed like porridge on the boil
G            A                 D
Morning May, I'm downwind from your shampoo
D Em   D   A    G                      Em
Ichi, ni, san, go, roku, nana, hachi, kyuu, jyuu
D                  A               G
June, I learned to count to ten in Japanese
G              A           D
Dry July, like wiping skin from my skull
  D     Em  D   A  G
Instead, I visited family
F#m          Em
They told me I'm special
A   G
Hmm


[Verse 2]
  G               A                     D
Augustus came and stabilised me with my father's pain
  D  Em   D     A G
Relieving drug, diazepam
F#m  E       D
Life floats away
D               A           G
October, I swam back for my birthday
    G                 A               D
Firework display in a cafeteria of my old school
D   Em D  A  G                 F#m   Em
Happ-i-er my cold, black sleep in my cold, deep bed
  D           A          G
December, you sang at my funeral


[B-section]
        D/A            Bm           D              A
If it's depths to your rivers, I've picked one for you
    D/A         Bm     D           A
Oh, greedy with Ss but equalled by Is
        D/A             Bm            D            A
If it's stones for your pockets, I've collected a few
   D/A      Bm
To hold you down
   D        A
To hold you down


[Chorus]
G     A      D            G
Mississippi, come back to me
G         A           D           G
Oh, Mississippi, your cold, black sleep
G   A     D  G
Oh, Mississippi
D   A   D
Oh, oh, oh


[Break]
D/A   Bm   D   A
D/A   Bm   D   A
D/A   Bm   D   A
D/A   Bm   D   A


[Chorus]
G     A      D            G
Mississippi, come back to me
G             A               D           G
Come, Mississippi, from your cold, black sleep
G   A     D  G
Oh, Mississippi
D    A   D
Hmm
D    A   D
Hmm

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