Artist The Foundations
Album Baby Now That I've Found You
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Intro:
   Bb D Eb F
   Bb D7 Eb F
 
Chorus:
           Bb                         D7
Why do you build me up -build me up- Buttercup, baby 
        Eb                             F
Just to let me down -let me down- and mess me around 
         Bb                           D7
And then worst of all -worst of all- you never call, baby 
         Eb                               F
When you say you will -say you will- but I love you still 
       Bb                          Bb7
I need you -I need you- more than anyone, darlin' 
    Eb                         Ebm
You know that I have from the start 
   Bb           F
So build me up Buttercup, 
               Eb   Bb F Bb
Don't break my heart 
 
Verse:
          Bb       F                Ab       Eb
"I'll be over at ten," you told me time and again 
             Bb          Eb
But you're late, I wait around and then 
  Bb           F             Ab       Eb
I went to the door, I can't take any more 
         Bb               Eb
It's not you, you let me down again
 
Pre-Chorus:
 Eb    Bb    Cm
-Hey, hey, hey!- Baby, baby, try to find 
 F    Ebm   Dm
-Hey, hey, hey!- a little time and I'll make you mine 
 Eb
I'll be home 
        C7                             F
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you 
 F          F
Ooo-oo-ooo, ooo-oo-ooo 
 
Chorus:
           Bb                         D7
Why do you build me up -build me up- Buttercup, baby 
        Eb                             F
Just to let me down -let me down- and mess me around 
         Bb                           D7
And then worst of all -worst of all- you never call, baby 
         Eb                               F
When you say you will -say you will- but I love you still 
       Bb                          Bb7
I need you -I need you- more than anyone, darlin'
           Eb                  Ebm
You know that I have from the start 
   Bb                         F
So build me up -build me up- Buttercup, 
               Eb    Bb F Bb
Don't break my heart 
 
Verse:
   Bb         F         Ab           Eb
To you I'm a toy but I could be the boy you 
 Bb                    Eb
Adore, if you'd just let me know 
   Bb            F
Although you're untrue, 
    Ab           Eb           Bb
I'm attracted to you all the more 
         Eb
Why do I need you so 
 
Pre-Chorus:
 Eb    Bb    Cm
-Hey, hey, hey!- Baby, baby, try to find 
 F    Ebm   Dm
-Hey, hey, hey!- a little time and I'll make you mine 
 Eb
I'll be home 
        C7                             F
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you 
 F          F
Ooo-oo-ooo, ooo-oo-ooo 
 
Chorus:
           Bb                         D7
Why do you build me up -build me up- Buttercup, baby 
        Eb                             F
Just to let me down -let me down- and mess me around 
         Bb                           D7
And then worst of all -worst of all- you never call, baby 
         Eb                               F
When you say you will -say you will- but I love you still 
       Bb                          Bb7
I need you -I need you- more than anyone, darlin'
           Eb                  Ebm
You know that I have from the start 
   Bb                         F
So build me up -build me up- Buttercup 
               Eb    Ab F Bb
Don't break my heart
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yazoo

house of gold behind the scenes whos with me

|-/

ahahah YESSSS

Rees

YES

Natalie

(dm)baby baby, (G)try to find. (Em)A little time and (A7)I”ll make you mine. (F)I’ll be home. i’ll be (D7)beside the phone waiting for (G)you.
Ooo-oo-ooo, ooo-oo-ooo

This how I play the pre-chorus and i think it sounds much better

Shira

Actually I think
(G) I’ll be beside the phone (D7) waiting for you oooh-ooh..etc.
Sounds better but thats only my opinion

cuddles

is anyone here from chloe moriondo’s video???

human.

me!

Glass of apple juice

me too :)

tears of lemonade~

me too :)))

Aniqa

i wanted to learn this after hearing Tyler Joseph singing it. Just sounded so beautiful

|-/

me too!!!

Allyrora77

Instead of Dm at “I’ll be beside the phone”, (2-0-2-0) (dunno chord name) sounds better :)

Jean

Em7 :)

Rob

It’s the alternative D7. See Natalie’s comment above.

Grace

My strumming pattern is ddudu

Alex

Sameeee

Kylie

Mine is slightly different
dduudu

Yurt

When in doubt use this pattern

Kageyama's Wife

LMAO SAMEEEE

Shira

Whoa* that really works

Editha Satsat

Strumming pattern i use: D-U-x-U

Any alternatives for Fm?

emu child

well there’ s not a huge difference if you just play an F with your ring finger on the 3rd fret bottom string, thats how i play it

Kenz

2-0-1-3 does sound a bit brighter i’d say but it sounds nice :)

Eleanor

On the “don’t break my heart” it sounds SO MUCH better to play F C G7 C. Replacing the G with G7 just fills it out.

Olive

It really doesn’t matter where you heard it, it’s a beautiful song

i dont have a name

if I’m being personally honest i like this strumming pattern for this D tap U U tap

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