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Typed out by Fritz Mayr/Guitar Player from Silent Cry
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                        BREAKAWAY (ZZ TOP)
          (Words+Music by Billy Gibbons,Dusty Hill,Frank Beard)


 Intro:
  Bb5                       Eb5                   Bb5
E----I----------I---------I----------I----------I---------I---------I
B----I----------I---------I---4-4----I---4-4----I---------I---------I
G-3--I-3--3-----I-3--3----I---3-3----I---3-3----I-3--3----I-3--3----I
D-3--I-3--3-----I-3--3----I-1--------I-1--------I-3--3----I-3--3----I
A-1--I-1--1---4-I-1--1--4-I--------4-I----------I-1--1--4-I-1--1--4-I
E----I----------I---------I----------I--------4-I---------I---------I

  Eb5                     Bb5  Bb6 
E----------I------------I----------I
B---4--4---I---4-4-4----I----------I
G-3-3--3---I---3-3-3-3--I----------I
D-1----1---I-1---1-1-3--I--3----5--I
A--------4-I---------1--I--1----1--I
E----------I------------I----------I

         Bb5             Bb6
1.Verse: Its a chemical attraction
                Bb5      Bb6
         i just cant slide by
             Bb5   Bb6            Eb5    Eb6
         everytime i look into my babys eyes
             Eb5  Eb6     Eb5  Eb6
         im helpless so helpless
         Bb5    Bb6
         so i surrender

(use this Chords all over the verse)

2.Verse: theres a visual attraction
         and shes branded my soul
         simply cant deny she has control
         im helpless so helpless
         so i remember
                   Bb5    Bb6
Chorus:  she wont let me breakaway
         Bb5 Bb6          Bb5  Bb6  bb5
         she wont let me breakaway
         Bb6    Bb5  Eb5 Bb5 Eb5 Bb5 Bb6 Bb5 Bb6
         i said breakaway    ah  yeah

3.Verse: we were workin it through
         baby we had a groove
         movin to the moment when wed make our love
         but it happend
         something happened
         and im not lyin bout the pain

                   Bb5    Bb6
Chorus:  she wont let me breakaway
         Bb5 Bb6          Bb5  Bb6  bb5
         she wont let me breakaway
         Bb6    Bb5  Eb5 Bb5 Eb5 Bb5 Bb6 Bb5 Bb6
         i said breakaway    ah  yeah

4.Verse: i want the answer
         i want my stuff
         im dealin with a feelin deeper than love
         im helpless
         so helpless
         but i remember

Chorus:  she keeps sayin breakaway
         something sayin breakaway
         tellin me to breakaway
         keeps on sayin breakaway