The Wonder Number

©2017 Garrett Clevenger

 

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Em        Bm    Em         To find the force that guides the light          you must know the number.

Em        Bm    Em         To know the number you must want           to discover wonder.

Am    D    Em               I wonder if you     wanna know                  the number.

C              D                 Do you wanna know      how to grow         the wonder number?

 

Em  F#m  G  F#m   

Em  F#m  Em   

 

Em        Bm    Em         Take two seeds and        let them grow       into what they need to.

Em        Bm    Em         Watch two flowers         from those plants as they go to seed.

Am    D    Em               Wait two million    years           and see the deed.

C       D    Em               I wonder                                whatís their number.

C              D                 Iím sure      theyíll become      the wonder number.

 

Am    Em    Am    Em  

D    C    Em                 

Am    Em    Am    Em   See the forest grow,       with all the animals

D    C    Em                  as their        numbers      explode.

D        C                       They change the scene    as their numbers    take ahold.

 

Em  F#m  G  F#m   

Em  F#m  Em   

 

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Em        Bm    Em         Find the path that winds around         the forest that you grew.

Em        Bm    Em         Follow it      to the peak                     to find the cave for you.

Am    D    Em               Enter           the cave                        if youíre brave

C       D    Em               to find the force    that guides            the light

C       D    G  D  Em      try to reach the     end                      in the dark of night.

C              D                 But you must want to know     the number,          the wonder number.

 

Em  F#m  G  F#m   

Em  F#m  Em   

 

Em        Bm    Em         In the cave you find the map             that leads you to the land

Em        Bm    Em         where you find the one who holds      the key in her hand.

Am    D    Em               Take her hands and        feel             what is real.

C       D    Em               In the night           youíll find             the deal.

C       D    Em               Itís    the number                             that shapes the light.

C       D    G  D  Em      Itís the light          that shines            giviní your sight.

C              D                 Itís the shininí in the night        that shows you     the wonder number.

 

Am    Em    Am    Em  

D    C    Em                  The wonder number.

Am    Em    Am    Em   To control the light         to control the night

D    C    Em                  to control                      the number.

D        C                       Itís the number     of wonder   for anyone.

 

Em  F#m  G  B             

B  G  F#m  Em

 

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Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder

B  G  F#m  Em              number.

 

Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder number gonna come into your slumber.

B  G  F#m  Em              Gonna take you from the sandmanís arms.

Em  F#m  G  B              next thing you know you feel your heart beatiní

B  G  F#m  Em              succumbiní to the wonder number charms.

 

Em  F#m  G  B              Thereís a torch in the cave for you to see your way

B  G  F#m  Em              so you can find the key that you need

Em  F#m  G  B              to unlock the chest to find the map

B  G  F#m  Em              to the place where thereís everything you dream.

 

Em  F#m  G  B              Keep on rolliní through the night

B  G  F#m  Em              in the land where you never are lost.

Em  F#m  G  B              Take what you have to give it what you got

B  G  F#m  Em              it donít matter if itís hard or itís soft.

 

Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder

B  G  F#m  Em              number.

Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder

 

B                                  number.

 

Em  F#m  G  F#m   

Em  F#m  Em   

 

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Em        Bm    Em         To find your way through the cave    and avoid a blunder

Em        Bm    Em         take slow steps     as you trek           and listen for the thunder.

Am    D    Em               In the force          you will find         the primal hunger.

C       D    Em               Flashiní brightly                               into pure wonder.

C       D    G  D  Em      Let the image        burn                     from the rumbler.

C              D                 Now you know the place         to find         the wonder number.

 

Em  F#m  G  F#m   

Em  F#m  Em   

 

Em        Bm    Em         In the cave you quench your thirst,    toasting to the number.

Em        Bm    Em         In yourself your soul has changed,     discovering this wonder.

Am    D    Em               Itís the wonder     when you know    thereís another

C       D    Em               who will take your hand                    when youíre a bumbler.   Who will

C       D    Em               tell you to cheer up                           when youíre a grumbler.             Who will

C       D    G  D  Em      help you      get back up                    from goiní under.

C              D                 When the one you love    makes you more,   thatís the wonder number.

 

Am    Em    Am    Em                              The wonder number.

D    C    Em                  The wonder number.

Am    Em    Am    Em   To find the force   that guides the light

D    C    Em                  you must     know          the number.

Am    Em    Am    Em   To know the number      that lights the night,

D        C        Em          find another stumbler      to discover  the wonder number.

 

Em  F#m  G  B             

B  G  F#m  Em

Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder

B  G  F#m  Em              number.

Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder

B  G  F#m  Em              number.

 

Em  F#m  G  B              Keep on rolliní through the night

B  G  F#m  Em              in the land where you never are lost.

Em  F#m  G  B              Take what you have to give it what you got

B  G  F#m  Em              it donít matter if itís hard or itís soft.

 

Jam

 

Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder

B  G  F#m  Em              number.

Em  F#m  G  B              The wonder

B  G  F#m  Em              number.

 

C              D    Em        I wonder     if you          wanna know         the wonder number.

 

Em  F#m  G  F#m   

Em  F#m  Em