Only Love Can Hurt Like This chords & lyrics

by Paloma Faith

  • Only Love Can Hurt Like This was written by Diane Warren. The single was released on May 11, 2014 from the album A Perfect Contradiction.
  • Music: Key of Bb Major in 4/4 time at 90 bpm (♩)
  • Chords: Bb, Gm, Eb, F
  • Easier: Capo on 3 and play in G Major
  • Chords with Capo: G, Em, C, D

Only Love Can Hurt Like This by Paloma Faith

Capo on 3 if playing with video

Intro: 4/4 
   ||    G    |    G    |    Em    |    Em   |   C   |   C   ||
                   Oo-oo  Oo       Oo   Oo-oo Oo...

  G
1. I'd tell myself___ You don't mean a thing
 Em
   And what we got___ Got no hold on me
        C
   But when you're not there___ I just crum-ble
  G
   I tell my-self___ I don't care that much
 Em
   But I feel like I'm dy-in'___ Till I feel your touch

        C                                       G
Chorus: On-ly love___ On-ly love can hurt like this
                                  Em
        On-ly love can hurt like this
                                  C
        Must have been a dead-ly kiss
                                  G
        On-ly love can hurt like this


2. Say I would-n't care if you walk a-way
 Em
   But ev'-ry time you're there___ I'm beg-ging you to stay
    C
   When you come close___ I just trem-ble
  G
   And ev'-ry time___ Ev'-ry time you go
 Em
   It's like a knife___ That cuts right through my soul

        C                                       G
Chorus: On-ly love___ On-ly love can hurt like this
                                  Em
        On-ly love can hurt like this
                                  C
        Must have been a dead-ly kiss
                                  G
        On-ly love can hurt like this                         

                                  Em
        On-ly love can hurt like this
                                     C
        Your kis-ses burn-in' to my skin
                                  G
        On-ly love can hurt like this

       Em
 Bridge: But if the sweet-est pain
          C
         Burn-ing hot___ Through my veins
                  D
         Love is tor-ture___ Makes me more sure...
                                   G  |  G  |  Em  |  Em |  C  |  C  |
         On-ly love can hurt like this                          (On-ly love can hurt like)

                                  G
Chorus: On-ly love can hurt like this
                                  Em
        On-ly love can hurt like this
                                    C
        Must have been the dead-ly kiss

                                  G
        On-ly love can hurt like this
                                  Em
        On-ly love can hurt like this
                                    C
        Your kisses burn-ing to my skin
                                  G  |  G  |  Em  |
        On-ly love can hurt like this

        Em                        C   |  C  |
        On-ly love can hurt like this

     G
Outro: Save me, save me
              Em
       On-ly love, only love
                                       C
      'Cause on-ly love can hurt like this
                                         (G)
       And it must have been the dead-ly kiss...

G Major

Fingers 1, 2, 3, 4 : Notes played
A column of 1's: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string

Right-Handed Chord Tabs   
          G               Em                C                D
   e|---|---|-3-|   e|---|---|---|   e|---|---|---|   e|---|-2-|---|
   B|---|---|---|   B|---|---|---|   B|-1-|---|---|   B|---|---|-3-|
   G|---|---|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|---|---|---|   G|---|-1-|---|
   D|---|---|---|   D|---|-2-|---|   D|---|-2-|---|   D|---|---|---|
   A|---|-1-|---|   A|---|-1-|---|   A|---|---|-3-|   A|---|---|---|x
   E|---|---|-2-|   E|---|---|---|   E|---|---|---|x  E|---|---|---|x 
Frets 1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3        1   2   3


Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
       G               Em                C                D
 |-3-|---|---|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|---|---|e   |---|-2-|---|e
 |---|---|---|B   |---|---|---|B   |---|---|-1-|B   |-3-|---|---|B
 |---|---|---|G   |---|---|---|G   |---|---|---|G   |---|-1-|---|G
 |---|---|---|D   |---|-2-|---|D   |---|-2-|---|D   |---|---|---|D
 |---|-1-|---|A   |---|-1-|---|A   |-3-|---|---|A  x|---|---|---|A
 |-2-|---|---|E   |---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E  x|---|---|---|E
   3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1        3   2   1  Frets      
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