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KRYPTONITE 3 Doors Down

WORDS AND MUSIC BY Matt Roberts, Brad Arnold and Todd Harrell TRANSCRIBED BY Jeff Perrin

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Bass lines are included in the guitar transcriptions


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1. Well I took a walk around the world to ease my troubled mind


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As heard on 3 Doors Down's Republic/Universal recording The Better Life


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KRYPTONITE 3 Doors Down
left my body lyln' somewhere In the sands of time
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KRYPTONITE 3 Doors Down
[m 2nd and 3rd Verses (0 49, 1:37)
2. I watched the world float to the dark side of the moon
3. You called me strong you called me weak but still your secrets wm
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After all I knew it had to be something to do with you
keep You took for granted all the times never let you down
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I really don't mind what happens now and then As

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long as you'll be my friend at the end
I picked you up and put you back on solid ground
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If I go. crazy then will you still call me Superman
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If I'm alive and well will you be there holding my hand
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I'll keep you by my side with my superhuman might
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If I go crazy then will you still call me Superman
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If I'm alive and well will you be there holding my hand
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KRYPTONITE 3 Doors Down
I'll keep you by my side with my superhuman might
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