More songs by The Postal Service

This file is part of a collection that (moreso than the rest of the site) are not meant to be detailed or accurate transcriptions of the original recordings. They're just some simple chord charts that I made for my own use, some of them my own arrangements.
- T-rev

"SUCH GREAT HEIGHTS" by The Postal Service
From their 2003 album Give Up
Written by Ben Gibbard
Transcribed by T-rev

Capo 5 for original key

C  Em  D5   C  Em  D5   C  Em  D5   D5   D5

C                    Em
I am thinking it's a sign
That the freckles in our eyes are mirror images
    F                    G
And when we kiss they're perfectly aligned

And I have to speculate
That God Himself did make us into corresponding shapes
Like puzzle pieces from the clay

And true it may seem like a stretch
But it's thoughts like this that catch my troubled head
When you're away and when I am missing you to death

And when you are out there on the road
                     Dm                              F
For several weeks of shows and when you scan the radio
I hope this song will guide you home

C                            G
They will see us waving from Such Great Heights
     F                 Am/E
Come down now, they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
Come down now but we'll stay

I tried my best to leave
This all on your machine
But the persistent beat
It sounded thin upon the sending

And that frankly will not fly
You'll hear the shrillest highs
And lowest lows with the windows down
And this is guiding you home

Transcribed 2021-10-05 by T-rev
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x32010 C
022000 Em
xx023x D5
xx0231 Dm
133211 F
320001 G
002210 Am/E

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