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"8 Letters" is a song by an American pop band Why Don't We. In this song, the band talks about a phrase containing eight letters, which was later confirmed as the phrase "I love you". The song serves as the third single and title track from Why Don’t We’s debut album. The song is about being scared of falling in love with someone new, trusting them, and finally saying those eight letters despite previous heartbreak.


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8 Letters
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Why Don’t We
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Verse 1:
Jonah Marais @0:11

G          F     E    D    F
You know me the best
E         D      C      E        E   D     E       E     D      E       C
You know my worst, see me hurt, but you don't judge
  G          F       E     D   F     E D C    E   D
That, right there, is the  scariest feeling
G   F   E     D     F  E     D   C E     
Opening and closing up again
E         D      E    E  D    E       C
I've been hurt so   I don't trust
  G        F     E    D    F   E     D  C     E  D
Now here we are, staring at the ceiling

Pre-chorus 1: Zach Herron @0:31
G        G     A         C2    D2D2  C2 C2  B  G  D2~C2
I've said those words before but  it was a  lie
G        G     A   C2  D2 D2      C2 C2    B     G      D2~C2
And you deserve  to hear them a thousand times

Chorus 1: Jack Avery & Jonah Marais & Corbyn Besson
@0:42

     G G G  E    E      D C
If all it is is eight letters
G       G G C     C    E   E
Why is it so hard to say?
     G G G E     E      D  CIf all it is is eight letters
G        G G C    C      E     E~DC
Why am I in my own way?
G        A C2 D2   C2   D2
Why do  I  pull you close
C2     E2    D2  C2   B    C2
And then ask you for space
    G2 G2 G2 E2 E2    D2C2     or    G G G E E D C
If all  it   is    is eight letters
G2  G2 G2 C2  C2 E2 E2~D2C2    or    G G G C C E E~DC
Why is  it  so hard to say?

Verse 2: Daniel Seavey @1:15
D  C D  C D   C
Isn't it amazing
C        D   C     D C    C
How almost every line
D    C      D    C G
On our hands align
D          C     D      C     G
When your hand's in mine
C      D     C       D     C C
It's like I'm whole again
D  C    D  C    G
Isn't that a sign
D      C        D       C     G
I should speak my mind

Pre-chorus 2: Zach Herron @1:25
(same as pre-chorus 1)

G        G     A         C2    D2D2  C2 C2  B  G  D2~C2
I've said those words before but  it was a  lie
G        G     A   C2  D2 D2      C2 C2    B     G      D2~C2
And you deserve  to hear them a thousand times

Chorus 2: Jack Avery & Jonah Marais & Corbyn Besson
(same as chorus 1) @1:36

     G G G  E    E      D C
If all it is is eight letters
G       G G C     C    E   E
Why is it so hard to say?
     G G G E     E      D  C
If all it is is eight letters
G        G G C    C      E     E~DC
Why am I in my own way?
G        A C2 D2   C2   D2
Why do  I  pull you close
C2     E2    D2  C2   B    C2
And then ask you for space
    G2 G2 G2 E2 E2    D2C2     or    G G G E E D C
If all  it   is    is eight letters
G2  G2 G2 C2  C2 E2 E2~D2C2    or    G G G C C E E~DC
Why is  it  so hard to say?
 (woah, oh yeah)

Bridge: Jack Avery @2:10
G       F2   E2   D2  C2
When I close my eyes
G    F2     E2          D2  C2
It's you there  in my mind
G       F2   E2   D2  E2
When I close my eyes

Chorus 3: Corbyn Besson & Jack Avery @2:19
     G G G  E    E      D C
If all it is is eight letters
G       G G C     C    E   E
Why is it so hard to say?
     G G G E     E      D  C
If all it is is eight letters
G        G G C    C      E     E~DC
Why am I in my own way?
G        A C2 D2   C2   D2
Why do  I  pull you close
C2     E2    D2  C2   B    C2
And then ask you for space
    G2 G2 G2 E2 E2    D2C2     or    G G G E E D C
If all  it   is    is eight letters
G2  G2 G2 C2  C2 E2 E2~D2C2    or    G G G C C E E~DC
Why is  it  so hard to say?

Outro: Corbyn Besson & Jack Avery & Daniel Seavey
@2:41

C2G2G2 G2 G2  G2  A2G2     or    C GGGGG AG
If all   it   is  is eight letters
C2       F2 E2 D2 C2
When I close my eyes
G    F2     E2          D2  C2
It's you there  in my mind
G       F2   E2   D2  E2
When I close my eyes

    G2 G2 G2 E2 E2    D2C2     or    G G G E E D C
If all  it   is    is eight letters
C2       F2 E2 D2 C2
When I close my eyes
G    F2     E2          D2  C2
It's you there  in my mind
G       F2   E2   D2  E2
When I close my eyes

    G2 G2 G2 E2 E2    D2C2     or    G G G E E D C

If all  it   is    is eight letters

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8 Letters
Why Don’t We
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Verse 1: Jonah Marais @0:11
B          A    G#  F#   A
You know me the best
G#      F#    E      G#    G# F#  G#     G#  F#   G#     E
You know my worst, see me hurt, but you don't judge
  B          A       G# F#  A   G#F#E   G#F#
That, right there, is the  scariest feeling
B   A  G#   F#   A  G# F# E G#     
Opening and closing up again
G#     F#   G# G# F# G#     E
I've been hurt so   I don't trust
  B        A    G# F#    A G# F#  E   G#F#
Now here we are, staring at the ceiling

Pre-chorus 1: Zach Herron @0:31
B        B     C2#    E2   F2#F2# E2 E2 D2# B F2#~E2
I've said those words before   but  it   was a  lie
B        B    C2#E2 F2# F2#    E2 E2  D2# B      F2#~E2
And you deserve    to hear them a thousand times

Chorus 1: Jack Avery & Jonah Marais & Corbyn Besson
@0:42

     B B B  G# G#   F# E
If all it is is eight letters
B       B  B E    E   G# G#
Why is it so hard to say?
     B B B  G# G#   F# E
If all it is is eight letters
B        B  B  E   E   G#   G#~F#E
Why am I in my own way?
B      C2# E2 F2#   E2  F2#
Why do     I   pull you close
E2    G2# F2# E2 D2# E2
And then ask you for space
    B2 B2 B2 G2# G2# F2#E2
If all  it   is    is   eight  letters
B2   B2 B2 E2  E2 G2# G2#~F2#E2
Why is   it  so hard to   say?

Verse 2:
Daniel Seavey @1:15

F#E F# E F# E
Isn't it  amazing
E        F# E     F#E    E
How almost every line
F#    E      F#    E B
On our hands align
F#          E      F#      E     B
When your hand's in mine
E     F#   E       F#    E E
It's like I'm whole again
F#E   F# E    B
Isn't that a sign
F#   E        F#     E      B

I should speak my mind

Pre-chorus 2: Zach Herron @1:25
(same as pre-chorus 1)
B        B     C2#    E2   F2#F2# E2 E2 D2# B F2#~E2
I've said those words before   but  it   was a  lie
B        B    C2#E2 F2# F2#    E2 E2  D2# B      F2#~E2
And you deserve    to hear them a thousand times

Chorus 2: Jack Avery & Jonah Marais & Corbyn Besson
(same as chorus 1) @1:36

     B B B  G# G#   F# E
If all it is is eight letters
B       B  B E    E   G# G#
Why is it so hard to say?
     B B B  G# G#   F# E

If all it is is eight letters
B        B  B  E   E   G#   G#~F#E
Why am I in my own way?
B      C2# E2 F2#   E2  F2#
Why do     I   pull you close
E2    G2# F2# E2 D2# E2
And then ask you for space
     B2 B2 B2  G2# G2#   F2# E2
If all it is is eight letters
B2   B2 B2 E2  E2 G2# G2#~F2#E2
Why is   it  so hard to   say?
 (woah, oh yeah)

Bridge: Jack Avery @2:10
B       A2 G2# F2# E2
When I close my eyes
B      A2  G2#       F2#   E2
It's you there  in my mind
B       A2 G2# F2# G2#
When I close my eyes

Chorus 3: Corbyn Besson & Jack Avery @2:19
     B B B  G# G#   F# E
If all it is is eight letters
B       B  B E    E   G# G#Why is it so hard to say?
     B B B  G# G#   F# E
If all it is is eight letters
B        B  B  E   E   G#   G#~F#E
Why am I in my own way?
B      C2# E2 F2#   E2  F2#
Why do     I   pull you close
E2    G2# F2# E2 D2# E2
And then ask you for space
     B2 B2 B2  G2# G2#   F2# E2
If all it is is eight letters
B2   B2 B2 E2  E2 G2# G2#~F2#E2
Why is   it  so hard to   say?

Outro: Corbyn Besson & Jack Avery & Daniel Seavey
@2:41

E2B2B2 B2 B2  B2  C3#B2
If all   it   is  is eight letters
B       A2 G2# F2# E2
When I close my eyes
B      A2  G2#       F2#   E2
It's you there  in my mind
B       A2 G2# F2# G2#
When I close my eyes

    B2 B2 B2 G2# G2# F2#E2
If all  it   is    is   eight  letters
B       A2 G2# F2# E2
When I close my eyes
B      A2  G2#       F2#   E2
It's you there  in my mind
B       A2 G2# F2# G2#
When I close my eyes

    B2 B2 B2 G2# G2# F2#E2
If all  it   is    is   eight  letters

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