Stop This Train Chords – John Mayer

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Stop This Train Chords

Stop This Train Chords

Stop This Train song Stop This Train is an acoustic rock song by American singersongwriter John Mayer. It was released as the second single from his Room for Squares album in 2002. The song is a melancholy musing on the passing of time and the inevitability of life‘s changes.

It is a reflective ballad, with Mayer singing in a plaintive voice over a simple guitar accompaniment. The accompanying music video was filmed in his hometown, Fairfield, Connecticut. The song has been praised by critics, who have called itbeautiful andprofound“. It has become a staple of Mayer‘s live performances and has been covered by a number of other artists including Kris Allen, Colbie Caillat, and Ed Sheeran.

Stop This Train Easy Guitar Chords

[Intro]
 
Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D  x4
 
 
[Verse 1]
 
Gmaj
No I'm not color blind 
                                   Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D
I know the world is black and white
Gmaj
Try to keep an open mind but...
                                  Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D
I just can't sleep on this tonight
 
 
[Chorus]
 
Gmmaj7                                   D/F#
Stop this train I want to get off and go home again
                            E9
I can't take the speed it's moving in, I know I can't
    Gsus2/A      A7       Am7     A9        (Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D) x2
But honest   -   ly won't someone stop this train
 
 
[Verse 2]
 
Gmaj                                                          Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D
Don't know how else to say it, don't want to see my parents go
Gmaj
One generation's length away
                                 Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D
From fighting life out on my own
 
 
[Chorus]
 
Gmmaj7                                   D/F#
Stop this train I want to get off and go home again
                            E9
I can't take the speed it's moving in, I know I can't
    Gsus2/A      A7       Am7     A9        (Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D) x2
But honest   -   ly won't someone stop this train
 
 
[Interlude]
 
Gmaj   Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D  x2
 
 
[Verse 3]
 
Gmaj
So scared of getting older
                       Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D
I'm only good at being young
Gmaj                                                          Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D
So I play the numbers game to find away to say that life has just begun
Gmaj
Had a talk with my old man
Gm7
Said help me understand
D/F#                 E7
He said turn 68, you'll renegotiate
 
 
[Chorus]
 
      Gmmaj7
Don't stop this train
                              D/F#
Don't for a minute change the place you're in
                            E9
Don't think I couldn't ever understand, I tried my hand
      Gsus2/A      A7       Am7   A9        (Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D) x2
John, honest   -   ly we'll never stop this train
 
 
[Bridge]
 
    G         A11             G/B
See once in a while when it's good
      Em13/C#      G
It'll feel like it should
            A11       G/B
And they're all still around
           Em13/C#        G
And you're still safe and sound
        A11          G/B
And you don't miss a thing
         Em13/C#         Dadd4       Am9        Em9
'til you cry when you're driving a - way in the dark.
 
 
[Chorus]
 
        Gmmaj7                                   D/F#
Singing stop this train I want to get off and go home again
                             E9
I can't take this speed it's moving in, I know I can't
      Gsus2/A    A7       Am7   A9        Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D
Cause now      I see I'll never stop this train 
 
 
[Outro]
 
Dsus2 Dmaj13 Bm9/D Asus2/D