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Intro -x2-: D  A  B  Bb  A 

Verse:
D         A 		 B 
He was a boy, she was a girl
		Bb 
Can I make it anymore obvious?
D         A 		    B 
He was a punk, and she did ballet
      C 
What more can I say?
D          A 		    B 
He wanted her, she'd never tell,
	  Bb 
Secretly she wanted him as well.
D                  A 			B 
But all of the friends, stuck up their nose,
	     C 
They had a problem with his baggy clothes.

Chorus:
F          C                          Bb 
He was a skater boy, she said see ya later boy,
	   A 
He wasn't good enough for her
F           C                           Bb 
She had a pretty face, but her head was up in spaces, 
             A                 Bb 
She needed to come back down to earth

Verse:
D                A 		  B 
Five years from now, she sits at home,
	     Bb 
Feeding the baby she's all alone.
D             A 		B 
She turns on TV, guess who she sees,
	     C 
Skater boy rockin' up MTV.
D                  A 			B 
She calls up her friends, they already know,
		  Bb 
They've all got tickets to see his show.
D          A 			    B 
She tags along, and stands in the crowd,
		     C 
Looks up at the man that she turn dooowwnnnn.

Chorus:
F          C                          Bb 
He was a skater boy, she said see ya later boy,
	   A 
He wasn't good enough for her.
F           C                           Bb 
Now he's a superstar, slammin' on his guitar
                  A 
Does your pretty face see what he's worth?
F          C                          Bb 
He was a skater boy, she said see ya later boy,
	   A 
He wasn't good enough for her.
F           C                           Bb 
Now he's a superstar, slammin' on his guitar
                  A                   Bb 
Does your pretty face see what he's worth?

Interlude -x2-: F  C  Bb  Db

Verse:
D                         F 
Sorry girl but you missed out,
F 				 C 
Well tough luck that boy's mine now.
C                            Bb 
We are more than just good friends,
	A               D 
This is how the story ends.
D                          F 
Too bad that you couldn't see,
F 			   C 
See the man that boy could be.
C                            Bb 
There is more than meets the eye,
	   A 		 D 
I see the soul that is inside.

Verse:
D         A 			 B 
He's just a boy, and I'm just a girl,
		Bb 
Can I make it anymore obvious?
D         A 		   B 
He was a punk,and she did ballet
D 	    A 	  B 
We are in love, haven't you heard?
	C 
How we rock each other's world?

Chorus:
F             C                         Bb 
I'm with the skater boy, I said see ya later boy,
	       A                F 
I'll be back stage after the show.
F                C                  Bb 
I'll be at out studio, singing the song he wrote,
           A 
About the girl you used to know.
F             C                          Bb 
I'm with the skater boy, I said see ya later boy,
	      A                 F 
I'll be back stage after the show.
F 		  C 		    Bb 
I'll be at out studio, singing the song he wrote,
	   A 		    Bb 
About the girl you used to know.
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8 Comments

  1. Complicated

    -2 and +7 are easy

  2. Dafne headen

    I play BM instead of B

  3. cheesewhiz

    instead of B do Bm
    In the bridge do Dm instead of D
    I’ve played this song on my guitar before and this matches it perfectly

  4. hey does anyone know the strumming pattern for this song

  5. jobdavies

    Hi guys, if like me you can struggle with transitions between the ‘B’ chords in this try one these instead:
    Bb= Db
    B= G

    Not perfect, but you don’t really lose the essence of the song either!

  6. Thank you oopsnevermind that’s really helpful! :D

  7. ooopsnevermind

    I recommend trying:

    Bm instead of B
    G instead of B during first two verses
    Dm instead of D during the third verse (“Sorry girl but you missed out”)

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