Dancing in the Dark

Bruce Springsteen

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Capo 4th fret
Intro: | G | Em | (4 times)

G                Em     G      Em                    G
 I get up in the evening and I ain't got nothing to say
                   Em      G                              C
I come home in the morning, I go to bed feeling the same way
                    Am    C             Am                     G
I ain't nothing but tired, man I'm just tired and bored with myself
          Em   G        Em
Hey there baby, I could use just a little help
 
D                  G D                                      C
 You can't start a fire, you can't start a fire without a spark
               Am   C                   Am              G   Em  G Em
This gun's for hire, even if we're just dancing in the dark

G                      Em      G                   Em                 G
 Messages keep getting clearer, radio's on and I'm moving round the place
                       Em     G                                      C
I check my look in the mirror, wanna change my clothes, my hair, my face
                    Am      C         Am                      G
Man I ain't getting nowhere, I'm just living in a dump like this
                            Em        G     Em
There's something happening somewhere, baby I just know that there is

D                  G D                                      C
 You can't start a fire, you can't start a fire without a spark
               Am   C                   Am              G   Em  G Em
This gun's for hire, even if we're just dancing in the dark

| G | Em | G | Em |

Em                      G     C                        D                  Em
 You sit around getting older, there's a joke here somewhere and it's on me
                               G       C                  D
I'll shake this world off my shoulders, come on baby the laugh's on me
 
G                       Em       G               Em                  G
 Stay on the streets of this town and they'll be carving you up all right
                        Em     G                                       C
They say you gotta stay hungry, hey baby I'm just about starving tonight
                   Am     C                           Am                         G
I'm dying for some action, I'm sick of sitting 'round here trying to write this book
                Em     G        Em
I need a love reaction, come on baby gimme just one look

D                  G D                                      C
 You can't start a fire sitting round crying over a broken heart
               Am   C                   Am
This gun's for hire, even if we're just dancing in the dark
D                  G D                                             C
 You can't start a fire worrying about your little world falling apart
               Am   C                   Am              G Em
This gun's for hire, even if we're just dancing in the dark
G                   Em              G    Em
 Even if we're just dancing in the dark
G                   Em              G    Em
 Even if we're just dancing in the dark
G                   Em              G    Em
 Even if we're just dancing in the dark
| G | Em | (repeat and fade)