Artist Alt-J (∆)
Album An Awesome Wave
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Verse:
F                   A
She may contain the urge to run away
             Dm
But hold her down with soggy clothes and breezeblocks
F                   A
Citrezene your fever’s gripped me again
       Dm
Never kisses all you ever send are fullstops - la la la la

Verse:
F           A
Do you know where the wilds things go
Dm
They go along to take your honey - la la la la
F                            A
Break down now weep build up breakfast now
                     Dm
Let’s eat my love my love love love - la la la la

Chorus:
Bb                    F
Muscle to muscle and toe to toe
A                         Dm
The fear has gripped me but here I go
Bb                 F
My heart sinks as I jump up
A                      Dm
Your hand grips hand as my eyes shut
F    A   Dm   F       F    A   Dm   F
Ahhh ahhh ahhh ah ah – ahhh ahhh ahhh ah ah

Verse:
F           A
Do you know where the wild things go
      Dm
They go along to take your honey - la la la la
F                               A
Break down let’s sleep build up breakfast now
                     Dm
Let’s eat my love my love love love - la la la la

Verse:
F                      A
She bruises coughs she splutters pistol shots
             Dm
But hold her down with soggy clothes and breezeblocks
F              A                          Dm
She’s morphine queen of my vaccine my love my love love love - la la la la

Chorus:
Bb                    F
Muscle to muscle and toe to toe
A                         Dm
The fear has gripped me but here I go
Bb                 F
My heart sinks as I jump up
A                      Dm
Your hand grips hand as my eyes shut
F    A   Dm   F       F    A   Dm   F
Ahhh ahhh ahhh ah ah – ahhh ahhh ahhh ah ah
F    A   Dm   F       F    A   Dm   F
Ahhh ahhh ahhh ah ah – ahhh ahhh ahhh ah ah

Verse:
F                   A
She may contain the urge to runaway
             Dm
But hold her down with soggy clothes and breezeblocks
F         A                          Dm
Germaline disinfect the scene my love my love love love

Bridge:
Dm                  A
But please don’t go I love you so..
Dm          F    F    A
my lovely

Bridge - x2 -:
Dm                                F                             F
Please don’t go, please don’t go, I love you so, I love you so
Dm                                F                             F
Please don’t go, please don’t go, I love you so, I love you so
Am       
Please break my heart – hey

Verse:
F                 A
Please don’t go, I’ll eat you whole
Dm             F
I love you so, I love you, so I love you so
F                A
Please don’t go I'll eat you whole
Dm                 F
I love you so, I love you so, I love you so, I love you so...    
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zukk
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zukk

this is really helpful for me as a total noob and big alt-j fan
+5

im so clueless pls help me lmao
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im so clueless pls help me lmao

I’m such a noob at ukulele playing can someone please explain how to follow these directions? I’m so confused omg does anyone know the strum pattern or SOMETHING … lol I need to learn how to read music

EllaMaria
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EllaMaria

Where it displays the chord formation: you want to have your fingers where the dots would be on your uke. at the top of the box with the chord formation it will show the chord name for example (Em). So when your following the lyrics the chord symbols will be right above the words telling you that’s where to switch to that chord. And the boxes with the chord formations will follow you down the page as you scroll the lyrics so if the can’t remember which chord is (Bb) it will be at the top of your screen.

oh.hey.ari
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oh.hey.ari

hey :) it’s really easy! basically, you have all the chords at the top, so you’ll be able to learn them for the song. after that, you can see that the chords are placed over the lyrics so you know when you have to change them. ex: f(play f until you hit a) a dm she may contain the urge to run away but hold her down… now, for the strumming pattern, most songs go down-down-up-up-down-up. i hope i’m clear but if you need help dm on instagram @oh.hey.ari :)

Chloe
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Chloe

-3 sound pretty :)

Kenneth
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Kenneth

amazing song

Ellie
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Ellie

Helpful tips for making this song sound 10x better:
1: Try to use a capo on the second fret and try to sing higher.
2: In the chorus, instead of a Bb, sure a G in it’s place.
3: At the “ah ah,” instead of using two F’s use Dm, F.
This was the first song I learned to play on ukulele, followed by twenty one pilot’s House of Gold. Both of these songs are on a beginner level. Hope my tips help you!

Caylin
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Caylin

On the first 2 verses I only strummed one time on each change and after the second and fourth lines I strummed four times dm for first 2 and then f for second two and then for the chorus I used the strumming pattern DDU

It’s ya boi
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It’s ya boi

I like these rad chords?

virgiandreu
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virgiandreu

I like -2 better :)

Urmimala
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Urmimala

What is the strumming pattern ? Having a hard time with it :O

Ollie Feser
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Ollie Feser

paart 1
dddd

rest
dudud

Ollie Feser
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Ollie Feser

as in She may contain (one down) the urge to run away ( one down) Ebm But hold her down with soggy clothes and breezeblocks (d — after breezeblocks dddd) Gb Bb Citrezene (d) your fever’s gripped me again( d) Ebm Never kisses all you ever send are fullstops – la la la la (d — dddd) Gb Bb Do you know (dud) where the wilds things go (dudu) Ebm They go along to take your honey – la la la la (dudu dddd)

biggae
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biggae

+2 is really easy and sounds nice

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