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xA|-2---2 0----0----0----2-0--0----3---2-|
xE|--3-----3 2-2-2 3-3 2-3--3-2-0--0---2-|

xA|-2---2 0----0----0-2-3-2-0--0-----3---2---|
xE|--3-----3 2-2-2 3------3--2-2--0--0---2-0-|


Em         Am     G      B
Now is the climax to the story
     Em        Am         G      B
That gives the demons and angels purpose
Em       Am           G      B
They fly around while we are walking
    Em        Am      G       B          C
And mold our emotions just to please them

     D             Em
I am cold, can you hear
       G         B            C
I will fly, with no hope, no fear
        D                 Em
And the ground, taunts my wings
             G     D           
Plummet as I sing, plummet as I sing

    Em Am G B
    Em Am G

B                Em
All we are is an isle of flightless birds
            Am                              G
We find our worth in giving birth and stuff
We're lining our homes against winding roads
And we think the going is tough
   Em                               Am
We pick songs to sing, remind us of things that no body cares about
    G                            B
And honestly we're probably more suicidal than ever now
Em                      Am                                        G
If you decide to live by, what you think's wrong and what's right
Believe me you'll begin to wish you were sleeping
Your weeping will creep in head and you'll cry
                        Am                           G
But if we wake up every morning and decide what we believe
                       B                                     Em  Am G B
We can take a part our very heart and the light will set us free

C    D             Em
I am cold, can you hear
       G         B            C
I will fly, with no hope, no fear
          D               Em
And the ground, taunts my wings
             G     D             C
Plummet as I sing, plummet as I

     D             Em
I am cold, can you hear
       G         D           C
I will fly, with no hope, no fear
          D               Em
And the ground, taunts my wings
             G     D
Plummet as I sing, plummet as I

How frustrating, and so degrading
His time, we're wasting
And time will fly by and the sky will cry as light is fading

And he is waiting, oh so patiently
         G                                  D
While we repeat the same routine as we will please comfortability
Please think about why you can't sleep in the evening
And please don't be afraid of what your soul is really thinking
Your soul knows good and evil, your soul knows both sides
         G                        D
And it's time you pick your battle, and I promise you this is mine

    C D Em G D -x5-
    C -D Em G D-
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  1. Secret_singer

    The tabs at the start are wrong. Does anyone know the real ones?

    • senorsnippitysnips

      I haven’t found anything wrong with the tab, I don’t understand what is wrong about it

    • In the beginning, play the 2340 as an em chord instead of all separated. This goes for both sets. In the second part, instead of E-23 A- 023, do E-23 A-020 E-3

    • its correct except for the second part between the 0-2-2-2 and 2-3-2-0 chord, it’s missing a note, play 2 then 2 on th E string, then 0, 2, 0 on the A string and end in 3 on the E string

      • aaand the other answer wasn’t shown to me and i cant delete my comment, just ignore what i said, i put a typo in there anyways

  2. this is one of the easiest twenty one pilots songs to do on ukulele and i highly suggest it for beginners !!

  3. Red geek

    A goos strumming pattern is DuD

  4. JoshDunDrums|-/

    Help it’s hard


      Actually, this song is quite easy. You can transpose it if you like, and find which one you think is easier. Stay alive ||-//.

    • JoshDunDrums||-//

      Did I leave this comment pls help this is the name I used to use everywhere until they changed the logo I don’t remember leaving a comment or did I or did I think of this name and not realise I’d seen it somewhere

  5. Some_guy

    Does anybody know the note right before every other note? If you listen to the song you’ll hear the first note of the verse and I’m not sure what it is.

  6. pete wentz from my chemical romance

    tyler never said he has schizophrenia. in the run and go, he said ‘my prayers schizophrenic’, that didn’t mean he was, it meant he was praying for things that might not be real or something like that (i read somewhere)

    • senorsnippitysnips

      Oof sorry buddy that was “Semi-Automatic”. “I am SEMI-AUTOMATIC, my prayers schizophrenic” Better luck next time my guy.

  7. tortilla chips

    For the end instead of the chords, I just did this: (like everyone else I just changed the end a little)


  8. I would like to bring to attention that Twenty One Pilots’s correct genre, made by their fan base (Clique) because the genres of different didn’t suffice the correct genre of music. The correct genre of music is “Schizophrenic Pop” to honor Tyler Joseph in the way of the way he battles his Schizophrenia, and how you can hear the different voices in the music, it is almost like experiencing the Schizophrenia yourself. If UkuTabs could change the genre name, it is a better explanation of Twenty One Pilots music and what they stand for.

    • Hi, yes, I am A huge Twenty One pilots Fan, But I want to argue that They should not change it to schizophrenic pop, for two reasons.
      1) Schizophrenic pop Is both A) not an actual genre, and B) Never will be an actual music genre.
      2) Tyler, (somewhere else) Said that If he had to put a label to his music that he would call it a burrito. Does that mean that Ukutabs should add the genre “Burrito” to the song, even though it isn’t a proper genre?
      Now yes, I may agree that Tyler’s emotional, heartfelt lyrics don’t fall into a proper genre(because really, they span a lot of different genres) But It is Kinda unrealistic to create a whole new genre just for this song. A fan created genre, that is not properly recognized by any music industry should not be used on a public music site.
      Call it what you will in your own space, (like I do) But in public music industries, Try to keep it real genres.

    • senorsnippitysnips


    • attacusatlas

      You can’t just create a new genre with a snap of a finger. Also, I don’t believe Tyler has ever said he has schizophrenia. All the “voices” are just his inner dialogues, I believe. Feel free to correct me if I’m wrong

    • Lyllierose122

      Tyler Joseph doesn’t have schizophrenic. although he does play characters in his music, it adds the story and the progression of the album

    • Tyler Joseph has never come forward and has said that he battles Schizophrenia. That is something that the Clique debated and decided for themselves. Therefore, it is most likely false.

    • MyPrettyWeeper

      Tyler has schizophrenia?

    • Although this is true, he does not suffer from this IRL. He uses this thinking in his music to be different from every one for example

      Bo burnham, wrote a song about country music that explains most music writers making up phrases that people can relate to,

      But Tyler Joseph writes his music in a way “only few would understand”— Message Man

      So if any one takes the time to read this it’s pretty much to explane what this singer/song writer does in music,

      But if I were you, and I really wanted to see who they are personally, (not sponsored or sponsoring XD) go to YouTube watch some Twenty øne piløts vines or watch the show they made about touring, (I think it’s called sleepers or something)

      Have a nice time playing ukulele and (in the words of the odd1sout)


      • senorsnippitysnips

        Tyler wrote Message Man in an attempt to fit one more song onto Blurryface, it’s secret message scattered through the song lead us to believe Tyler tried to make something special of the song, instead of the melody that actually makes no sense when you stand back and look at it. Tyler sings “These lyrics aren’t for everyone, only few understand” because he wanted people to think that there was something about the lyrics most people don’t understand, when really, no one understands it because the lyrics have no meaning.

    • Also Tyler doesn’t have Schizophrenia. He had severe depression, but not that.

    • "Not Every Single Long Sentence Is A Song Title By Fall Out Boy" by Panic! At The Disco

      Does the genre really matter tho? Just let it be a burrito and listen to it damn 😂

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