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Intro: GbGb chord BB chord EbmEbm chord BB chord

GbGb chord
Stuck in the jet wash
      BB chord
Bad trip I couldn't get off
            EbmEbm chord
And maybe I bit off more than I could chew
        BB chord
And overhead of the aqua blue


               GbGb chord
Fall to your knees bring on the rapture
                BB chord
Blessed be the boys time can't capture
     EbmEbm chord
On film or between the sheets
                         BB chord
I always fall from your window to the pitch black streets


              BB chord
And with the black banners raised
        EbmEbm chord
As the crooked smiles fade
BB chord                  EbmEbm chord
Former heroes who quit too late
BB chord                       EbmEbm chord         DbDb chord
Just wanna fill up the trophy case again

Chorus:
            GbGb chord                  BB chord
And in the end, I'd do it all again
                         EbmEbm chord
I think you're my best friend
                         BB chord
Don't you know that the kids aren't all, kids aren't alright
         GbGb chord                      BB chord
I'll be yours, when it rains it pours
                     EbmEbm chord
Stay thirsty I'll be fine
                         BB chord
Don't you know that the kids aren't all, kids aren't alright


          GbGb chord
I'm not passive but aggressive
       BB chord
Take note, it's not impressive
            EbmEbm chord
Empty your sadness like you're dumping your purse
                BB chord
On my bedroom floor, we put your curse in reVerse


          GbGb chord
And it's our time now if you want to to be
          BB chord
More the war like the carnival bears set free
         EbmEbm chord
And your love is anemic and I can't believe
      BB chord
That you couldn't see it coming from me


    BB chord                 EbmEbm chord
And I still feel that rush in my veins
    BB chord                     EbmEbm chord
It twists my head just a bit too thin
            BB chord                       EbmEbm chord                  DbDb chord
All those people in those old photographs I've seen are dead

Chorus:
            GbGb chord                  BB chord
And in the end, I'd do it all again
                         EbmEbm chord
I think you're my best friend
                         BB chord
Don't you know that the kids aren't all, kids aren't alright
         GbGb chord                      BB chord
I'll be yours, when it rains it pours
                     EbmEbm chord
Stay thirsty I'll be fine
                         BB chord
Don't you know that the kids aren't all, kids aren't alright


         EbmEbm chord                      GbGb chord                      BB chord
And sometimes I just want to sit around, and gaze at my shoes yeah
                     EbmEbm chord           GbGb chord                 BB chord
And let your dirty sadness fill me up, just like a balloon

Chorus:
            GbGb chord                  BB chord
And in the end, I'd do it all again
                         EbmEbm chord
I think you're my best friend
                         BB chord
Don't you know that the kids aren't all, kids aren't alright
         GbGb chord                      BB chord
I'll be yours, when it rains it pours
                     EbmEbm chord
Stay thirsty I'll be fine
                         BB chord
Don't you know that the kids aren't all, kids aren't alright
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19 Comments

  1. EliseDrain

    @CSProfoundDino try using the stumming pattern:

    DD UUDU UDU UDU (not fast but quickly)

  2. CSProfoundDino

    Does someone know the proper strum pattern? I use DD UUDU and it works fine, but it doesn’t sound completely right.

  3. Skeleton Clique

    my vocal chords are ripped but i enjoyed playing it anyway lmao

  4. dangounchained

    Hey just letting you guys know that it’s “Stay thirsty like before” not “Stay thirsty I’ll be fine.” (:

  5. UkeTillYouPuke

    Really easy alternative: capo the first fret, and play Bb, C, Dm, and F.

    For instance, the chorus will be:
    F Bb
    And in the end, I’d do it all again
    Dm
    I think you’re my best friend
    Bb
    Don’t you know that the kids aren’t all, kids aren’t alright
    F Bb
    I’ll be yours, when it rains it pours
    Dm
    Stay thirsty I’ll be fine
    Bb
    Don’t you know that the kids aren’t all, kids aren’t alright

  6. crystalpilots

    I think it sounds best at +1 with a capo on the first fret

  7. mathiuslee

    -4

  8. -6 is easier to sing along to and play

  9. PatrickWentz

    Love this song! but much better at +1

  10. much easier at +1

  11. ukulelepunks

    for an easier version put a capo on the first fret and Bb C Dm F instead of B Db Ebm Gb

  12. panicathephan

    I used it 4 half steps down, it’s much easier like that. Also in the chorus, the lyrics are “I’m yours, when it rains it pours, stay thirsty like before”

  13. stringsqueen

    lyrics in the second verse are “Maul the world like carnival bear set free”

    these are great! thanks :D

  14. ceilingfansandidlehands

    If you’re going up a step, I like to end on G.

  15. lizzie1218

    Down a half step is much easier.

  16. sydneysface

    Go up +1 and it is much easier to play and to sing!

  17. Becca_Lipz

    Thanks so much! Been waiting for more ABAP arrangements!

  18. Shinanemone

    The correct lyrics are “And I’ll be yours.
    When it rains it pours.
    Stay thirsty like before.”, thank you for the chords :)

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