Julia Jacklin - Motherland

Chords and Lyrics Julia Jacklin - Motherland


Artist : Julia Jacklin
Song : Motherland

Intro : G Am Am7 Am C G (x2)

Verse 1 :

G
These new lines on my face
G
Spell out "girl pick up your pace
Am D
If you want to stay true to what your younger self would do"

Verse 2 :

G
And this kink in my walk
G
Makes me focus when I talk
Am
If I can't trust my feet
D/A D7
Then it's my tongue I choose to keep

Verse 3 :
G
And I walk slow so I can read
G
Let my head fall, my hips lead
Am
Why'd you write the words so small?
D
Did you fool me, are they words at all?

Verse 4 :

G
Or are you pulling down the veil
G
Keeping grounded as you set my sail?
Am
By the time I pull it off
D
All my innocence is lost

Verse 5 :

Am
And oh I'm good, I think I'm good
Fmaj7
Will I be great, will I be great?
C G
Is it money I wanna make or is it sweet love for his sake?

Verse 6 :
G
And these new parts I now need
G
To help me function, help me feed
Am
They are beyond my modest earnings
D
Oh the girls they keep turning up the heat
G
As if it's cold
C
But I'm hot, too hot to hold
Am D
I'll burn a hole right through the hull

Chorus :

Am
When will I ever see the land?
Fmaj7
Will I ever see the land?
C
Oh water can't revive me
G
I need dirt in my hand
Am
Will I ever see the land?
Fmaj7
Will I ever see the land?
C
Oh the ground will give me something
D Dsus4 G
I know that it can

Interlude : G Am Am7 Am C G

Verse 7 :

G
See I have charm and I have sight
G
And I always try and do what's right
Am
But I have faults you know it's true
D D7
Especially when it comes to treating you well

Verse 8 :

G G
I will work when all my thoughts are mine again
Am D
See I was sure at the start, turns out I tried too hard
Am
And oh I'm good, I think I'm good
Fmaj7
Will I be great, will I be great?
C G
Is it money I wanna make or is it sweet love
D D7
for his sake?

Chorus :

Am
When will I ever see the land?
Fmaj7
Will I ever see the land?
C
Oh water can't revive me
G
I need dirt in my hand
Am
Will I ever see the land?
Fmaj7
Will I ever see the land?
C
Oh the ground will give me something
D Dsus4 G
I know that it can

Outro : G Am Am7 Am C G
G Am Am7 Am C G Gsus4 G

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