Diamonds on the Inside

Ben Harper

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Capo 1st fret  Verses - G Am7 Bm Am7     Lead In:
               Chorus - F C G            e ----------------
                                         B ----------------
                                         G --0-------------
                                         D ----2-0---------
                                         A --------2-0-----
                                         E ------------3-0-

I knew a girl; her name was truth
She was a horrible liar.
She couldn't spend one day alone
But she couldn't be satisfied.
When you have everything,
You have everything to lose.
She made herself a bed of nails
And she's planning on putting it to use.

Cause she had diamonds on the inside
She had diamonds on the inside
She had diamonds on the inside
Diamonds

A candle throws its light into the darkness
In a nasty world, so shines the good deed
Make sure the fortune that you seek
Is the fortune you need.
So tell me why, the first to ask is the last to give, everytime
What you say and do not mean
Follow too close behind

Cause she had diamonds on the inside
She had diamonds on the inside
She wore diamonds on the inside
Diamonds
Diamonds

Guitar solo - D C Em C D Em C D Em C D

Like a soldier long standing under fire
Any change comes as a relief.
Let the giver's name remain unspoken
For she is just a generous thief.

She had diamonds on the inside
Cause she had diamonds on the inside
She wore diamonds on the inside
She wore diamonds
Oh, diamonds 
She had diamonds
She wore diamonds
Diamonds