Don't Get Me Wrong

Words & Music:

Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders)


These chords are from The Pretenders' own archive.


C   Am   Dm7   F/G

             C                            Am

Don't get me wrong if I'm looking kind of dazzled.

      Dm7                           F/G

I see neon lights whenever you walk by

Don't get me wrong if you say "Hello" and I take a ride

Upon a sea where the mystic moon is playing havoc with the tide


Don't get me wrong


Am   Dm7   F/G


Don't get me wrong if I'm acting so distracted

I'm thinking about the fireworks that go off when you smile

Don't get me wrong if I split like light refracted

                   Dm7 G7               C

I'm only off to wander across a moonlit mile.



Dm        G7     Dm         G7

Once in a while, two people meet.

Seemingly for no reason, they just pass on the street.

Suddenly thunder, showers everywhere.

F/G       G7        F/G         G7

Who can explain the thunder and rain?

            F/G       G      F/G

But there's something in the air.




Don't get me wrong if I come and go like fashion.

I might be great tomorrow but hopeless yesterday.

Don't get me wrong if I fall in the "mode of passion".

                    Dm7   G7                Am

It might be unbelievable, but let's not say "So long".

                    Dm7     G     G7     Am

It might just be fantastic; don't get me wrong.

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