In Your Hands

by Bruce Campbell Amateur

SONG LYRICS

In Your Hands by Bruce Campbell (2013)
capo 2 INTRO: A D A D G C G C x 2

A D A
Here you sit all sad and sore
D G
Thinking life owes you much more
C G
Put the blame on everything
C D / D / A
Except the pain that lies within

D A
Shake that monkey off your back
D G
Put that black dog in a sack
C G
Move that backside off its chair
C D / D /
Get outside and feel the air

CHORUS:
Em B7
Come on now, the sky’s so blue
C
The sun is smiling just for you
D
That’s true
Em B7
Come on now, see life is grand
Am
Grab it tight and take a stand
D [STOP]
And understand
Em C D
It’s in your hands

Em C D

A D A
A life within is good and fine
D G
But not if it’s just marking time
C G
There’s a world outside your door
C D / D / A
It’s the one that you’re made for
A D A
Sitting here inside the gloom
D G
Sinking into dust and doom
C G
Someone out there all the while
C D / D /
Is waiting just to see you smile

CHORUS REPEAT+
repeat last line

BREAK: A | D | A | D | G C | G C | G C | D |

A D A
One word starts an epic tale
D G
One step starts the longest trail
C G
One breath marks a new life born
C D / D / A
One heart mended that was torn

A D A
Shake that monkey off your back
D G
Put that black dog in a sack
C G
Someone out there all the while
C D / D /
Is waiting just to see you smile

CHORUS (except last line):
Em B7
Come on now, the sky’s so blue
C
The sun is smiling just for you
D
That’s true
Em B7
Come on now, see life is grand
Am
Grab it tight and take a stand
D
And understand

CHORUS (all)+ repeat last line
Em C D
It’s in your hands
Em C D
It’s in your hands
Em C D
It’s in your hands….oh, oh, oh, oh x 3
Em C D
It’s in your hands

A | D | A | D | G C | G C | G C | finish on D

DESCRIPTION
In Your Hands is about a someone trying to encourage their friend to step out of the shade and into the light; to leave behind their dark thoughts and see that life is good and they have people that love them.
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