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#1156593 - 09/19/19 12:15 PM Love is no game  
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- Select One - houston, texas...
Verse
We're not playing cards.
We're not playing chess.
Your stupid damn games.
Have caused this mess.
Pre Chorus
There's no winner just losers
When lovers keep score.
If you keep picking battles.
There's bound to be war.
Chorus
I'm tired of deceit.
This is insane.
I'm done with playing.
Love is no game.
Verse
We're not tossing dice.
Not spinning a wheel.
This isn't play time.
This is the real deal.
Pre Chorus
There's no winner just losers.
When lovers keep score.
If you keep picking battles.
There's bound to be war.
Chorus
I'm tired of deceit.
This is insane.
I'm done with playing.
Love is no game.
Bridge
We're in this together.
We're on the same side.
We need one another
If we're to survive.
Repeat
v1
Pc
Ch

#1156802 - 09/23/19 06:45 AM Re: Love is no game [Re: ckiphen]  
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I like it...so true

#1158728 - 11/20/19 03:08 PM Re: Love is no game [Re: ckiphen]  
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Hi Carroll,
I have composed a melody for this song. Here is the result.
Do whatever you want with it. If you don't like, just ignore it.

Links to the song:
uke: https://app.box.com/s/htc1g49oqp7hne3mne6qmkjn0rrtj7nr
mp3: https://app.box.com/s/qcgot4vpsqnet4jfr9nddk56tf4se5ah
pdf: https://app.box.com/s/ou9nqeoqn9az0psoiox5dr7xq9kitg78

Love is no game #420
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++(3:12)
Lyrics: Carroll Kiphen, 2019.
Melody: Guy E. Trepanier, 2019.

Intro: 4 bars (key of D) I=D, V7=A7, IV=G, 6m=Bm

(I)5__3_1_/3__~~/(V7)2__4_2_/(I)1__~~/

(I)We're not playing /cards. / (3_3_1_5_/1__~~/) <== verse 8
(I)We're not playing /(V7)chess. / (3_1_3_1_/2__~~/)
(IV)Those stupid damn /games. / (4_1_4_1_/4__~~/)
(I)They have caused this /mess. / (3_1_3_3_/1__~~/)

(IV)There's no winner just /losers / (161_6_1_/4__1_~/) <== pre-chorus 8
(V7)When lovers keep /score. / (2_7_2_7_/2__~~/)
(IV)If you keep picking /battles / (161_6_1_/4__1_~/)
(V7)There's bound to be /(I)war. / (2_7_2_7_/1__~~/)

(I)Love is no /game (5__3_1_/3__~') <== chorus 16
I'm /(V7)tired of de-/ceit. / (1/2__7_7_/2__~~/)
(I)Love is no /game / (5__3_1_/3__~~/)
(V7)This is in-/sane. / (2__4_4_/2__~~/)
(IV)Love is no /game (1__6_1_/4__~')
I'm /(V7)done with /playing. / (1/5__2_~/5__2_~/)
(IV)Love is no /game / (1__6_1_/4__~~/)
(V7)Love is no /(I)game. / (2__4_2_/1__~~/)

(I)We're not tossing /dice. / (3_3_1_5_/1__~~/) <== verse 8
(I)Not spinning a /(V7)wheel. / (3_1_3_1_/2__~~/)
(IV)This is not play /time. / (4_1_4_1_/4__~~/)
(I)This is the real /deal. / (3_1_3_3_/1__~~/)

pre-chorus 8
chorus 16

(6m)We're in this to-/gether. / (1_6_1_6_/3__1_~/) <== bridge 8
(6m)We're on the same /(V7)side. / (1_6_1_6_/7__~~/)
(6m)We need one a-/nother / (1_6_1_6_/3__1_~/)
(6m)If we're to sur-/(V7)vive. / (1_6_1_6_/2__~~/)

chorus 16

(V7)Love is no /(I)game. / (2__4_2_/1__~~/)

Love Is No Game
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Lyrics: Carroll Kiphen, 2019.
Melody: Guy E. Trepanier, 2019.

Intro: 4 bars (key of D)

We're not playing cards.
We're not playing chess.
Those stupid damn games.
They have caused this mess.

There's no winner just losers
When lovers keep score.
If you keep picking battles.
There's bound to be war.

Love is no game. I'm tired of deceit.
Love is no game. This is insane.
Love is no game. I'm done with playing.
Love is no game. Love is no game.

We're not tossing dice.
Not spinning a wheel.
This is not play time.
This is the real deal.

There's no winner just losers.
When lovers keep score.
If you keep picking battles.
There's bound to be war.

Love is no game. I'm tired of deceit.
Love is no game. This is insane.
Love is no game. I'm done with playing.
Love is no game. Love is no game.

We're in this together.
We're on the same side.
We need one another
If we're to survive.

Love is no game. I'm tired of deceit.
Love is no game. This is insane.
Love is no game. I'm done with playing.
Love is no game. Love is no game.

Love is no game.

= = = = =
Have fun!


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#1158805 - 11/22/19 05:33 PM Re: Love is no game [Re: ckiphen]  
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Has a nice meter and does a good job of getting the idea across.

I'd prefer if both the prechorus and chorus weren't both just a repeat.
Think it might work to try changing the just second two lines of the prechorus the second time around.


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