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Memorized

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Lyrics

I saw your face, painted on the wall
Shapeless in space, colorless and small
        I remember you, faded and subdued

I spent the day, haunted by your sight
Hiding away, curse away the light
        I remember you, fading out of view

    You're a memory now
    You're all faded and brown
    You're just namelessly hung
    On the tip of my tongue in a silent remark

    You're a memory now
    You're just dust on the ground
    Just a whisper of steam on the crest of a dream
    While I walk in the dark
    You're a memory now

Sheltered and safe, hidden and concealed
Your timid face, never was revealed
        Shaded from the light, tepid and so slight

Shake off the dust, wipe away the years
Scrape off the rust, nothing more appears
        I've been through it all, still I can't recall
  
    [Chorus]

Tablature

Tuning: D-A-D-Gb-A-D (open D), capo 5

The guitar part is mostly triplet-based in the verses, with three-note chords plucked low to high in rapid-fire succession. 

Verse:  
    xx000x ...         xx212x ...
    xx434x xx034x x4x34 xx034x
    5xx55x ...
    
    xx000x ...         xx212x ...
    xx434x xx034x x4x34 x0x34x
    5xx55x ...

Verse end parts: (I remember you...)
    4xx34x xx034x x4x34x xx034x
    5xx55x 
    (twice)

Chorus: (strummed)
    000000 ....     000000 002100 000000 002100 004300
    x02300 ....     x02340 ....
    x20040 ....     x24000 ....
    5x0550 ....
   
    000000 ....     000000 002100 000000 002100 004300
    x02300 ....     x02340 ....
    x20040 ....     x24000 ....
    x02340 ....
    x4xxxx xx0xxx xx2xxx xxx0xx xx2xxx xx0xxx

Played LiveFull Statistics

Played at 1 out of 12 shows since introduction (8%)
Played at 1 out of 6 non-open mic shows since introduction (17%)
There have been 11 show(s) since the last play.

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  Discussion: Memorized

Michael Waddell · 6 years, 5 months ago
This song is so sad! It would be in danger of being maudlin, or (God forbid!) cliche, except for the spots of lyrical brilliance. "A whisper of steam on the crest of a dream..." Those sorts of words give my eyes permission to cry without worrying about it.
<3 (anon) · 5 years ago
I love you, your voice, your music.... :'(
Ryan (anon) · 5 years ago
This is song amazing one of my favorite songs thanks
Savannah (anon) · 5 years ago
i lov this song my fav trying to download
Gibby (anon) · 5 years ago
RIP BEARDTARD. THIS SONG IS SO GOOD :)
zviliz (anon) · 5 years ago
Great Job man! this is good:)
Laura (anon) · 5 years ago
haha, I'm not the only one looking up the song... R.I.P beardtard! you will be missed!!! but never forgotten
Colten (anon) · 5 years ago
great song fit so well for beardtard and hi all shaytard fans :D
Steven Coulter (anon) · 5 years ago
Nice song :D

Beardtard will be miss :( RIP
Spiderthing (anon) · 5 years ago
This song almost made me cry for beardtard
AbbyRose (anon) Back · 5 years ago
Me too! :(
Jason (anon) · 5 years ago
That's lovely.i like this song so much
Colm (anon) · 5 years ago
Great song =D
Just wanna ask, do you deliver CD's to Ireland?
Thanks :D
Josh Woodward Back · 5 years ago
Of course! I'll deliver them anywhere that has mail delivery. And for places that don't, I'll rent a camel and go all old-school Pony Express!
Colm (anon) Back · 5 years ago
You, sir, are a king among men :D
Thanks :)
Me. (anon) · 5 years ago
First time i listened to it, loved it.
Brian (anon) · 5 years ago
Nice song! I'm grateful you make your music free! I see a big musical future for you.
Jim (anon) · 5 years ago
I love everything about this song. You're genius.
greg (anon) · 5 years ago
i'm in awe... what an incredible song. great lyrics. great melody.
Eileen (anon) · 5 years ago
I love the song. It's so wonderful, beautiful and sweet. Amazing!

Best regards from Denmark
Eileen
Brandon (anon) · 5 years ago
I can't stop listing to this! It makes me think about the people I knew who die, what we leave when we gone and BEARDTARD.

RIP BEARDTARD(2007-2010)
Keef (anon) · 5 years ago
great song!.awesome lyrics!.
Aly (anon) · 5 years ago
This so fit so perfectly with the beardtard video. Love your song and you video. Great job.

Hi all shaytard/shaycarl fans :D
Alison Brooke : ) (anon) · 5 years ago
I'm 12 and this is my favorite song ever. :)
Thank you, Josh, for making the best music ever!!
Keep it up. I bought Memorized on iTunes,
and I'm willing to buy much more
of your songs!! :)!
Michelle (anon) · 5 years ago
i tried downloading your link for the download of memories and its telling me the download is invalid the song does not exist????
Dan (anon) · 5 years ago
i love this song, thank you for the free download aswell. i will make sure to spread the word
Sarah (anon) · 5 years ago
This song reminds me of my grandma that died a week ago. This song is really spot on, I remember her "fading out of view" and now being a memory. Beautiful song
Suzanne (anon) · 4 years, 10 months ago
This song made me tear up.. Beautiful, and full of emotion. Thank you.
Mikkel (anon) · 4 years, 9 months ago
Hey Just love this song Like anyone els i first saw it in a RIP beardTard video and now love it.! Josh You got some fans here in Denmark :)
Ounikao (anon) · 4 years, 8 months ago

This song is very deep. I really enjoy it and going to be listening it to it a lot. The lyrics are extremely powerful

David Torres (anon) · 4 years, 4 months ago

Would this song be to much to play at a funeral?

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