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R.E.M. - Nightswimming


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Intro:

   

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B|--------------------1-----------------------3|
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D|-0--------------0---2----0--------------0---0|
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E|-3----------3------------3----------3--------|

Verses & Bridge:

   

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Nightswimming     deserves   
              
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a quiet night.        
    

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The photograph on the dashboard,   
 

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taken years ago,    
    
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turned around backwards
       

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so the windshield shows.

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Every streetlight  
     

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reveals the picture in reverse.     
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Still, it's so much clearer.

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I forgot my shirt   at  
       

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the water's edge.
    
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The moon is low   tonight.      

Repeat Bridge


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Nightswimming    deserves     a quiet night.
    
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I'm not sure all these people understand.   
     
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It's not like years   ago,  
    
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C
The fear of getting caught,  
   

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of recklessness and water.
       
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They cannot see me naked.
        
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These things, they go away,  
    

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replaced by everyday.  

          
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Nightswimming.  Remembering that night.      
     
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September's coming soon.      
    
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I'm pining for the moon.       

    

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And what if there were two  
     

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side   by side   in orbit
   

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around the fairest sun?  
       
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That bright, tight forever drum
           
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could not describe   nightswimming.     

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You, I thought I knew   you.    

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You, I cannot judge.      
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You, I thought you knew    me.
              

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This one laughing quietly  

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underneath   my breath.    

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Nightswimming.    

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Solo:

   

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E|-----------|-------------------------------|
B|----12--12-|-12----------------------------|
G|-----------|------14-12-----------------12-|
D|-----------|-------------14--12-----12-----|
A|-----------|-------------------------------|
E|-----------|-------------------------------|

   
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The photograph reflects,   

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every streetlight a reminder.   

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Nightswimming deserves a quiet night,            

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deserves a quiet night.      

Outro:

   

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E|---------------------12----------------|
B|-12---13---15--15------------------12v-|
G|--------------------------12---14------|
D|---------------------------------------|
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B|-15--13--13--12--12------------------------|
G|--------------------14-14--12-12-----------|
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Bridge:
D5 C G G x4

   

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