AMANDA by Boston (Notated by Jeff Estefan: email@example.com) Words & Music by Tom Scholz INTRO: G C/G G C/G VERSE 1: G C/G G Babe, tomorrow's so far away. Em Bm There's somethin' I just have to say. C I don't think I could hide G/B Am G what I'm feelin' inside - another day Dsus4 D knowin' I love you. VERSE 2: G C/G G And I, I'm gettin' too close again. Em Bm I don't wanna see it end. C If I could tell you tonight, G/B Am G will you turn out the light - and walk away D C/D G/D D knowin' I love you? CHORUS: Em I'm gonna take you by surprise Am7 D Dsus4 D D(add9) D and make you realize, Amanda. Em I'm gonna tell you right away; Am7 D Dsus4 D D(add9) D I can't wait another day, Amanda. Em I'm gonna say it like a man Am7 D and make you understand, Amanda. (second time: Oh, girl.) Csus2 I love you. (not sung second time) VERSE 3: G C/G G And, I feel like today's the day Em Bm I'm lookin' for the words to say. C Do you wanna be free? G/B Am G Are you ready for me - to feel this way? D D7sus4 I don't wanna lose ya. VERSE 4: G C/G G So, it may be too soon, I know. Em Bm The feelin' takes so long to grow. C If I tell you today G/B Am G will you turn me away - and let me go? D I don't wanna lose you. INSTRUMENTAL: C/D G/D D Bm Em Am7 D Em Am7 D (to chorus) BRIDGE (lead-in: E Bm7 E Bm7): E Bm7 You and I, I know that we can't wait. E And I swear, I swear it's not a lie, girl. Bm7 Tomorrow may be too late. C D You, you and I, girl, G D/F# Em we can share a life together. Em/D C C/B It's now or never, Am Am/G D and tomorrow may be too late. C/D G/D D Oh. Ooo Oh Ooo Oh. FINAL VERSE: G C/G G And, feelin' the way I do, Em Bm I don't wanna wait my whole life through Am Am/G D to say - I'm in love with you. "TRICKY" CHORDS: G 3x0003 C/G 3x2013 G/B x2x033 Dsus4 xx0233 Dadd9 xx0230 C/D xx0553 G/D xx0433 Csus2 x3x03x D7sus4 xx0213 D/F# 2x023x Em/D xx0000 C/B x22010 Am/G 3x2210 Sounds excellent on a 12-string!