Artist Amanda Palmer
Album Goes Down Under
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Intro: Db Gb Ab Gb

Db 
In my mind
                 Gb 
In a future five years from now
     Ab
I'm 120 pounds
      Gb
And I never get hungover
         Db                       Gb
Because I will be the picture of discipline
                   Ab
Never minding what state I'm in
       Gb
And be someone I admire
         Ab                                 Gb
And it's funny how I imagined that I would be that person now
       Ab
But it does not seem to have happened
           Gb                     Ab
Maybe I've just forgotten how, to see
             Gb                                     Db
That I'm not exactly the person that I thought I'd be


         Db
And in my mind
               Gb
In the faraway here and now
                    Ab
I've become in control somehow
      Gb
And I never lose my wallet
        Db                        Gb
Because I will be the picture of discipline
                 Ab
Never xxxxing up anything
              Gb
And I'll be a good defensive driver
         Ab                                 Gb
And it's funny how I imagined that I would be that person now
       Ab
But it does not seem to have happened
           Gb                     Ab
Maybe I've just forgotten how, to see
          Gb                                       Db
That I'll never be the person that I thought I'd be


         Db
And in my mind
         Gb
When I'm old, I am beautiful
                    Ab
Planting tulips and vegetables
             Gb
Which I will mindfully watch over --
             Db
Not like me, now
                 Gb
I'm so busy with everything
                     Ab
That I don't look at anything
                 Gb               
But I'm sure I'll look when I am older
         Ab                                Gb
And it's funny how I imagine that I could be that person now
                      Ab                                         Gb
But that's not what I want, if that's what I wanted then I'd be giving up somehow
               Ab                             Gb                             Db
How strange to see ---- that I don't want to be the person that I want to be


          Db
And in my mind
             Gb
I imagine so many things
                          Ab
Things that aren't really happening
              Gb                                                                      
And when they put me in the ground, 
                        Db                       Gb
I'll start pounding the lid,  Saying "I haven't finished yet –
                 Ab
I still have a tattoo to get
               Gb
That says 'I'm living in the moment'."
         Ab                                 Gb
And it's funny how I imagined that I could win this winless fight
             Ab                                   Gb
But maybe it isn't all that funny that I've been fighting all my life
            Ab                             Gb
But maybe I have to think it's funny if I wanna live before I die
              Ab                              Gb
And maybe it's funniest of all to think I'll die before I actually see
          Gb                                  Db
That I am exactly the person that I want to be
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Vics

Here are some strumming patterns that work for me:

D- DUD
Or
D DUD D D D

TwinkleToestheBerserker

Omg so much thank you for this!!!!!

M.K

Hey…does anybody know the strumming pattern to this song? With my usual one it doesn’t sound that good…please help xx

Alex

D D U D U D

Tani

I agree with Mortimara, it is a bit easier for some people to sing it if it’s +2.

Playing the E chord might be a bit tricky for some people (especially beginners, like me :3) though, so you could also just pop a capo onto the second fret of the ukulele instead so you don’t have to play that E chord.
Excuse me if it’s a little obvious, just thought I’d share :)

Also, it’s really easy to play the song in +5 too :D

helplessCreator

I love Amanda Palmer, and I’m so glad her songs are on here. This is one of my favorites, and I can’t wait to play it.

Mortimara

If you’re a higher pitch, +2 works really well!
This is an amazing translation of an awesome song from LiS :D!

Lis (and Pricefield) is my heart and soul

I love this song :)))) It’s beautiful, much like the entire Life is Strange soundtrack. I wish I could thank them for all of the life-changing music they introduced me too, as well as the wonderful impact LiS had on my life.
Also, Amanda Palmer, you’re wonderful and so is your song.

hopalongg

I heard this song because of Life is Strange but I already loved Amanda Palmer and when I really sat down and listened to it with the lyrics open it kind of made me cry it’s such a lovely song.

PricefieldFTW

Here for LiS… :3

killjoy

Am I the only one who was brought here by Life is Strange? Lol x

I think it sounds nice to add G, C, D between the verse an chorus

No

Almost every other comment on here mentions Life Is Strange so yeah, I think you’re the only one.

Chloe

Oh my goodness I didn’t think this would be here!! I love Life is Strange a lot it changed my life and I love this song so much. Thanks for putting this one up!! :)

emmyxox11

OMG life is strange is soooooooo good

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