Verse 1
Cm 
What if I got real honest
Cm 
What if I took a risk
Bb2 
What if I opened up my heart
 
And let you
Bb2 
see in
Ab 
What if I took my mask off
Ab 
Trying to fit in
G 
I don’t wanna be a
G/B 
mannequin
 
Verse 2
Cm 
What if I let my guard down
Cm 
What if I took a breath
Bb2 
What if I wasn’t perfect
Bb2 
What if I was just a mess
Ab 
What if I bled my soul out
Ab 
Given all I could give
G 
I’m so tired of pre
G/B 
tending
 
Chorus
Cm 
I’m coming out of my cages
Bb(add4) 
I’m stepping down from my stages
Cm 
I’m sick and tired of
Ab 
faking i
Eb 
t
Fm7 
What I wouldn’t give to be known
G 
What I wouldn’t give to be known
 
Turnaround
| C5 / / / | 
 
Verse 3
Cm 
What if I got new armor?
Cm 
What if I swung my sword?
Bb2 
What if I face my demons
Bb2 
Like I’ve never done before?
F7/A 
What if I hung my banner?
F7/A 
What if I chose a side?
Ab 
What if I knew I couldn’t
Cm/G 
lose this
G/B 
time?
 
COLUMN_BREAK
 
REPEAT CHORUS
 
Turnaround
| Ab/C / / / | Fm/C / / / | 
 
Bridge 1
Cm 
Coming out of my cages,
Cm 
coming out of my cages
Ab/C 
Oh, oh,
Fm/C 
oh
 
Bridge 2
Cm 
Coming out of my cages,
Cm 
coming out of my cages
Ab 
Oh,
Eb/G 
oh,
Fm 
oh
 
REPEAT BRIDGE 2
 
Instrumental
| Cm / / / | Cm / / / | Bb(add4) / / / | Bb(add4) / / / | 
| F7/A / / / | F7/A / / / | Ab / / / | Cm/G / G/B / | 
 
REPEAT CHORUS 2x
Writer(s):

Ed Cash, Scott Cash, Franni Cash, Martin Cash, Andrew Bergthold, Kyle Briskin

Theme(s):

Faith & Trust, Suffering & Trials

Tempo:

Fast

BPM:

91

Original Key:

Cm

Recommended Key(s):

Am, Bm, Cm

CCLI #:

7158081

Scripture Reference:

Proverbs 4:23; Luke 12:4–7