Break It To Me Gentlyby: Angela Bofill
((INTRO:)) [C(9)-C(9)(/E)-FM7-C(/G)-G-] [ C(9),C CM7 G] Did you think that your smile [FM7 (F,G)] Could hide what's on your mind? [Am D7(sus) D7] No matter how I tried [ Dm7 Dm7(/G),G] I just couldn't be so blind. [ C(9) C] We've been close but people [ CM7,C] grow [FM7 (F,Em)] And they sometimes grow apart [Am D7(sus)] There's just one thing I ask [ D7] you [Dm7(9) Dm7(9)(/G) G] If you've had a change of heart ((CHORUS:)) [ F G(/F)] (And) break it to me gently, [ Em7] If ya have to, then tell me [ A7(sus),A7] lies. [Dm7 Dm7(/G), G] Break it to me gently, [ CM7 Gm7, C7] At least leave me with my pride [ F G(/F)] Trust me and my feelings [ Em7 A7(sus), A7] If the feeling have to die [ Dm7 F] Break it to me gently [ Dm7 G (Intro)] If you have to say goodbye. [ C(9) C Cm7, C] I'm not ashamed to admit [F (F,G)] I really hurt inside [Am D7(sus) D7] After all these are my feelings [Dm7 Dm7(/G),G] Why should I make them hide? [ C(9) C CM7 C] But I won't hold you back [ FM7] There'll be no pulling on your [ (F, Em)] sleeve [Am D7(sus) D7] Just let me down easy, [Dm7(9) Dm7(9)(/G) G] And go softly when you leave (Repeat CHORUS Except Last Word) [ C(9), C, CM7, C] ...goodbye [ Am Em7] You always knew that you had my heart [ Gm7 C7] It's still yours if you wanna [ F (G)] take it. [ Am Em7] But when you go, as I know you must [ F D7(F#) G Ab] Be gently with your breaking (Repeat CHORUS Except Last Word) Move 1 Fret Higher [ Bbm Eb7(sus)-Eb7-] ...goodbye ((CODA:)) [ Ebm7 F#] Break it to me gently [ Ebm7 Fm7 F#M7,Ab7(sus)] If you have to say [ C#(9) C#(9)/F)-F#M7-Ab7(sus)] goodbye [ Ab7-Bb(9)] Goodbye.