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A# chordC chordC7 chordDm chordE7 chordEm chordF chordFm chordG chord

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Intro - x2 -: CC chord E7E7 chord FF chord GG chord

           CC chord                         E7E7 chord
Why do you build me up - build me up - Buttercup, baby 
        FF chord                             GG chord
Just to let me down - let me down - and mess me around 
         CC chord                           E7E7 chord
And then worst of all - worst of all - you never call, baby 
         FF chord                               GG chord
When you say you will - say you will - but I love you still 


       CC chord                          C7C7 chord
I need you - I need you - more than anyone, darlin' 
    FF chord                         FmFm chord
You know that I have from the start 
   CC chord           GG chord
So build me up Buttercup, 
               FF chord     CC chord
Don't break my heart 


          CC chord       GG chord                BbBb chord       FF chord                          
"I'll be over at ten," you told me time and again 
             CC chord          FF chord
But you're late, I wait around and then 
  CC chord           GG chord             BbBb chord       FF chord             
I went to the door, I can't take any more 
         CC chord               FF chord
It's not you, you let me down again


 FF chord    CC chord    DmDm chord        
- Hey, hey, hey! - Baby, baby, try to find 
 GG chord    FmFm chord   EmEm chord                         
- Hey, hey, hey! - a little time and I'll make you mine 
 FF chord                 
I'll be home 
        DmDm chord                             GG chord
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you 
 GG chord          GG chord
Ooo-oo-ooo, ooo-oo-ooo 


           CC chord                         E7E7 chord
Why do you build me up - build me up - Buttercup, baby 
        FF chord                             GG chord
Just to let me down - let me down - and mess me around 
         CC chord                           E7E7 chord
And then worst of all - worst of all - you never call, baby 
         FF chord                               GG chord
When you say you will - say you will - but I love you still 
       CC chord                          C7C7 chord
I need you - I need you - more than anyone, darlin'
           FF chord                  FmFm chord
You know that I have from the start 
   CC chord                         GG chord
So build me up - build me up - Buttercup, 
               FF chord    CC chord
Don't break my heart 


   CC chord         GG chord         BbBb chord           FF chord          
To you I'm a toy but I could be the boy you 
 CC chord                    FF chord
Adore, if you'd just let me know 
   CC chord            GG chord 
Although you're untrue, 
    BbBb chord           FF chord           CC chord
I'm attracted to you all the more 
         FF chord
Why do I need you so 
           
     
 FF chord    CC chord    DmDm chord        
- Hey, hey, hey! - Baby, baby, try to find 
 GG chord    FmFm chord   EmEm chord                         
- Hey, hey, hey! - a little time and I'll make you mine 
 FF chord                 
I'll be home 
        DmDm chord                             GG chord
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you 
 GG chord          GG chord
Ooo-oo-ooo, ooo-oo-ooo 


           CC chord                         E7E7 chord
Why do you build me up - build me up - Buttercup, baby 
        FF chord                             GG chord
Just to let me down - let me down - and mess me around 
         CC chord                           E7E7 chord
And then worst of all - worst of all - you never call, baby 
         FF chord                               GG chord
When you say you will - say you will - but I love you still 
       CC chord                          C7C7 chord
I need you - I need you - more than anyone, darlin'
           FF chord                  FmFm chord
You know that I have from the start 
   CC chord                         GG chord
So build me up - build me up - Buttercup 
               FF chord    BbBb chord GG chord CC chord
Don't break my heart    
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70 Comments

  1. Also I have no idea if that made any sense lol. I MEANT D7 NOT DM7 APOLOGIES
    So D7 is bar the second fret and add a finger to the a string on the third fret

  2. Hey just a few of the dm I would change to dm7, so during the heyheyhey verse on the last two likes go from f major, dm7 and then to g for 8

  3. It should be Ill make you happy listen to the song

  4. PanicBean

    Now my thumbs bleeding, great

  5. partypoison

    the strumming pattern is DDU UDU

  6. Musicaltrash

    Nvm. I found the pattern. It’s DDUUD, DDUUD and it continues.

  7. Musicaltrash

    Anyone know the strumming pattern?????

  8. Am I the only one not here because Tyler Joseph covered it? Cause o had no idea he did until I read these comments XD… ^-^.

  9. SP=DUDDU - colleen

    strumming patterns in name! x

  10. beckywiththegoodhair

    I love this song sooooo much so I’m happy that’s it’s on this website for me to learn it, also this is like the best website to learn any song, especially twentyone pilots.???

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