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Verse 1:
             G
What is it about them?
                   D
I must be missing something
                     Am
They just keep doing nothing
          Cm
Too intoxicated to be scared
              G
Better off without them
                        D
They're nothing but unstable
                        Am
Bring ashtrays to the table
                       Cm
And that's about the only thing they share

Chorus:
   Em              Eb   
I'm in their second hand smoke
 G                   A7  
Still just drinking canned Coke
 Am                          -nc- 
I don't need a Xanny to feel better
   Em        Eb   
On designated drives home
 G               A7  
Only one who's not stoned
 Am                        -nc-
Don't give me a Xanny, now or ever

Interlude:

Can you check your Uber rating? Oh my god

-And it's like, wait, like, when?-

Verse 2:
              G
Wakin' up at sundown -Ooh-
                    D
They're late to every party -Ooh-
              Am
Nobody's ever sorry -Ooh-
               Cm
Too inebriated now to dance
                G
Morning as they come down -Come down-
                     D
Their pretty heads are hurting -Hurting-
                       Am
They're awfully bad at learning -Learning-
              Cm
Make the same mistakes, blame circumstance

Chorus:
Em                 Eb   
I'm in their second hand smoke
 G                  A7  
Still just drinking canned Coke
 Am                        -nc-
I don't need a Xanny to feel better
Em           Eb    
On designated drives home
 G             A7  
Only one who's not stoned
Am                            D   D7
Don't give me a Xanny, now or ever

Bridge:
 Am                                 D    D7
Please don't try to kiss me on the sidewalk
           Em       Eb      G   Dbdim
On your cigarette break
  Am                         D
I can't afford to love someone
    D7          Em    Eb      G       Dbdim
Who isn't dying by mistake in Silver Lake

Interlude: Am     D

Outro:
                      G
What is it about them?
                           D
I must be missing something
                            Am
They just keep doin' nothing
                -nc-
Too intoxicated to be scared
 G   D
Hmm, hmm
Am   Em  Eb     G
Hmm, mmm, mmm, mmm, mmm
 G
Come down
 D
Hurting
Am  Eb   
Learning
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28 Comments

  1. as i was playing this song i accidentally dropped my ukulele on my foot now im mentally and physically in pain 😂

  2. Is there anything that I can replace E with

  3. Ukulele Master

    So when i play the normal version i play dm instead of f and in the -2 version i play cm instead of eb. Hope this helped;)

  4. WayffleUWU

    First of all, your not supposed to ask for strumming patterns due to copyright, second, THANK YOU! IVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS

  5. -2 and a capo on the third fret sounds nice :)

  6. I think D sounds more accurate than Dm in the verses

  7. SpotifyPremium

    does the F sound weird to anyone else?

  8. Is there anything that can replace Bm B7 and E

  9. Lorrick Goodwin

    -2 is easier

  10. What is a “nc”

  11. BillieistheQueen

    +5

  12. -2 is really easy :)

  13. I use DDUX for each chord on the chorus, single strum for everything else.

  14. Anna Charles

    -2 works well.

  15. wherearetheavocados

    -2 is easier

  16. sarah pena

    +3 sounds better and is easier but I just do G instead of Abm

  17. YESSSSSS FINALLY

  18. Yeet my meet

    -2 is easiest

  19. hayleyhenke17

    Strumming pattern?

  20. -2 is the easiest and it sounds nice! If you do a cover of this and post it, tag me on Instagram @beautifulbre107 because I want to do one but I am super nervous.

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