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                                  "The Past" by Sevendust
                        From the album "Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow"
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Listen to the song for strumming patterns.


Standard tuning


Chords used:

   Bm (x24432@1)F#m (244222@1) A (x02220@1)  Em (022000@1) G (320003@1)  D (xx0232@1)  Ce|-2----2----0----0----3----2----0-| (x32010@1)B|-3----2----2----0----0----3----1-|
G|-4----2----2----0----0----2----0-|
D|-4----4----2----2----0----0----2-|
A|-2----4----0----2----2----0----3-|
E|-2----2----x----0----3----x----0-|



Verse 1: 

Bm (x24432@1)          F#m (244222@1)        A (x02220@1)            Em (022000@1)Beneath the water, that's fallen from my eyes

Bm (x24432@1)     F#m (244222@1)        A (x02220@1)   G (320003@1)Lays a soul I left behind

Bm (x24432@1)           F#m (244222@1)     A (x02220@1)                 Em (022000@1)The edge of sorrow, was reached but now I'm fine

Bm (x24432@1)           F#m (244222@1)       A (x02220@1)   G (320003@1)I filled the hole I had inside


 
Bridge 1:

Em (022000@1)          G (320003@1)               D (xx0232@1)    A (x02220@1)I'll pray it doesn't scream my name

     Em (022000@1)              G (320003@1)                 D (xx0232@1)                CSo (x32010@1)I light a flame and let it breathe, the air that kills the shame



Chorus 1:

    Bm (x24432@1)    
I'm up, I'm down

       D (xx0232@1)                              GLike (320003@1)a roller coaster racing through my life

     Em (022000@1)                  Bm- (x24432@1)F#m- (244222@1)A- (x02220@1)EmI've (022000@1)erased the past again



Verse 2:

Bm (x24432@1)       F#m (244222@1)    A (x02220@1)            Em (022000@1)A risky morning, I feel like I'm alive

Bm (x24432@1)       F#m (244222@1)           A (x02220@1)          G (320003@1)I can't believe I made it through this time

Bm (x24432@1)         F#m (244222@1)     A (x02220@1)               Em (022000@1)The edge of sorrow, I lived in for some time (lived in for some time)

Bm (x24432@1)          F#m (244222@1)         A (x02220@1)   G (320003@1)Has left the hole I have inside



Bridge 2:

Em (022000@1)        G (320003@1)         D (xx0232@1)    A (x02220@1)The burden is I try my hate

        Em (022000@1)          G (320003@1)          D (xx0232@1)               CWas (x32010@1)the last thing I ever felt, or thought I could escape



Chorus 2:

    BmI'm (x24432@1)up, I'm down

       D (xx0232@1)                              GLike (320003@1)a roller coaster racing through my life

     EmI've (022000@1)erased the past again

    BmI'm (x24432@1)up, I'm down

       D (xx0232@1)                              GLike (320003@1)a roller coaster racing through my life

     EmI've (022000@1)erased the past again



Interlude:

Bm (x24432@1)        G (320003@1)                  D (xx0232@1)You led me here then broke me down

                             AThe (x02220@1)difference is this time around

                          CI (x32010@1)will not let you see me drown



Chorus 3:


    BmI'm (x24432@1)up, I'm down

       D (xx0232@1)                              GLike (320003@1)a roller coaster racing through my life

     EmI've (022000@1)erased the past again

    BmI'm (x24432@1)up, I'm down

       D (xx0232@1)                               GLike (320003@1)a  roller coaster racing through my life

     EmI've (022000@1)erased the past again

Bm (x24432@1)   D (xx0232@1)            GErased (320003@1)the past again now

EmErased (022000@1)the past again



Outro:

Bm (x24432@1)          F#m (244222@1)        A (x02220@1)            Em (022000@1)Beneath the water, that's fallen from my eyes 


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