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Intro: Dm  Bb  F  C

Verse:
Dm      
Boys and girls wanna hear a true story
Bb
Saturday night I was at this real wild party
F
They had the liquor overflowing the cup
C
About five or six strippers trying to work for a buck
Dm
Then I took one girl outside with me
Bb
Her name was Loni she went to junior high with me
F
Said why you up in there dancing for cash
C
I guess a whole lots changed since I seen you last

She said

Chorus:
Dm
What would you do if your son was at home
Bb
Crying all alone on the bedroom floor
F
'Cause he's hungry
And the only way to feed him is to
C
Sleep with a man for a little bit of money
Dm
And his daddys gone, Somewhere smoking rock now
Bb
In and out of lock-down, I ain't got a job now
F
So for you this is just a good time
C
But for me this is what I call life

Verse -same as first-:
Girl you aint thee only one wit a baby,
that's no excuse to be livin all crazy
then she looked me right square in the eye
and said everyday I wake up hopin' to die,
she said- nigga I know about pain cuz,
me and my sista ran away, so my daddy
couldn't rape us, before I was a teenager
I done been through more xxxx, you can't even
relate ta!

Chorus:
Dm
What would you do if your son was at home
Bb
Crying all alone on the bedroom floor
F
'Cause he's hungry
And the only way to feed him is to
C
Sleep with a man for a little bit of money
Dm
And his daddys gone, Somewhere smoking rock now
Bb
In and out of lock-down, I ain't got a job now
F
So for you this is just a good time
C
But for me this is what I call life

Bridge -same as Verse-:
Ooooo
Then she said, What would you do? if....
Get up on my feet and let go of every excuse
What would you do? if....
Cuz I wouldn't want my baby, to go through what
I went through
What would you do? if....
Get up on my feet, stop makin tired excuses
What would you do? if...
Girl I know if my mother can do it, baby you can do it
 
Oooo, oooo, oooo--yea, yea, yea, yea-

Chorus:
Dm
What would you do if your son was at home
Bb
Crying all alone on the bedroom floor
F
'Cause he's hungry
And the only way to feed him is to
C
Sleep with a man for a little bit of money
Dm
And his daddys gone, Somewhere smoking rock now
Bb
In and out of lock-down, I ain't got a job now
F
So for you this is just a good time
C
But for me this is what I call life

Verse -same as first-:
What would you do? if yo son was at home,
crying all alone on the bedroom floor, cuz he's hungry
and the only way to feed him is to sleep wit a man
for a little bit of money, and his daddy's gone
somewhere smokin rock now, in and out of lock down,
I aint gotta job now, so for you this is just a good time
but for me this is what I call life -Come on-

Chorus:
Dm
What would you do if your son was at home
Bb
Crying all alone on the bedroom floor
F
'Cause he's hungry
And the only way to feed him is to
C
Sleep with a man for a little bit of money
Dm
And his daddys gone, Somewhere smoking rock now
Bb
In and out of lock-down, I ain't got a job now
F
So for you this is just a good time
C
But for me this is what I call life
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6 Comments

  1. For all of those complaining about the chords – someone went through the effort to find these for you and the same four chords repeat the entire time. Don’t be so entitled, it ain’t hard to remember four chords. If you do find that hard, grab a post-it note.

  2. TheWhiteKnight

    These lyrics are so different from the Bastille version. ?

  3. alright whoever makes these: PLEASE include full notes throughout all the songs and verses

  4. lyric corrections

    There was the liquor overflowing the cup

    So, I took one girl outside with me

    And his daddy’s gone, in and outta lock down, I ain’t got a job now, he’s just smoking rock now

    Girl you ain’t the only one to have a baby,

    she said- I gotta know about pain because,
    me and my sister ran away, so my daddy
    couldn’t **** us, before I was a teenager
    I done been through all that **** you can’t even relate to

    Get up off my feet and stop making tired excuses (repeated through bridge)

    –Otherwise, very good! Thanks for this.

  5. To apipa^ These are the lyrics to the original song, not Bastille’s version.

  6. Chords are perfect, only wish that they were on all the verses. Also, these aren’t the right lyrics to Bastille’s version.

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