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Intro: Cm  Bb  Eb

Cm              Bb                 Eb
I was scared of dentists and the dark
Cm              Bb                 Eb
I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations
Cm         Bb                    Eb
Oh all my friends are turning green
       Cm              Bb               Eb
You're the magicians assistant in their dreams


  Cm     Bb         Eb
Uh oooh oh oooh oooh
Cm         Bb               Eb 
Oh oooh oh oooh and they come unstuck
Cm     Bb                     Eb
Lady, runnin' down to the riptide
Eb                  Cm
Taken away to the dark side
Bb               Eb
I wanna be your left hand man
       Cm       Bb                         Eb
And I love you when you're singin' that song and
                      Cm
I gotta lump in my throat cos
Bb                          Eb
You're gonna sing the words wrong


Cm                 Bb                   Eb
There's this movie that I think you'll like
     Cm             Bb                Eb
This guy decides to quit his job and head to New York City
      Cm       Bb           Eb
This cowboy's running from himself
Cm                Bb              Eb
She's been living on the highest shelf


  Cm     Bb         Eb
Uh oooh oh oooh oooh
Cm         Bb               Eb 
Oh oooh oh oooh and they come unstuck
Cm     Bb                     Eb
Lady, runnin' down to the riptide
Eb                  Cm
Taken away to the dark side
Bb               Eb
I wanna be your left hand man
       Cm       Bb                         Eb
And I love you when you're singin' that song and
                      Cm
I gotta lump in my throat cos
Bb                          Eb
You're gonna sing the words wrong


Cm           Bb               Eb
I just gotta, I just gotta know
Cm             Bb                Eb
If you're gonna, if you're gonna stay
Cm          Bb              Eb
I just gotta, I just gotta know
Cm              Bb                 Eb 
I can't have it, I can't have it any other way


   Cm         Bb               Eb 
I swear she's destined for the screen
Cm               Bb                Eb    
Closest thing to Michelle Phipher that you've ever seen oh


Cm     Bb                     Eb
Lady, runnin' down to the riptide
Eb                  Cm
Taken away to the dark side
Bb               Eb
I wanna be your left hand man
       Cm       Bb                         Eb
And I love you when you're singin' that song and
                      Cm
I gotta lump in my throat cos
Bb                          Eb
You're gonna sing the words wrong


Cm     Bb                     Eb
Lady, runnin' down to the riptide
Eb                  Cm
Taken away to the dark side
Bb               Eb
I wanna be your left hand man
       Cm       Bb                         Eb
And I love you when you're singin' that song and
                      Cm
I gotta lump in my throat cos
Bb                          Eb
You're gonna sing the words wrong
                    Cm        Bb                           Eb 
I gotta lump in my throat cos you're gonna sing the words wrong

Outro: Db
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458 Comments

  1. -1 and strumming pattern id DDUDU

  2. Antisocial-Yeemo

    I do too, it just doesn’t feel right.. ugh

  3. I played this song for a talent show
    It was awsome!?

  4. If you do -1 it’s soooo much easier and sounds way better.

  5. Super_maam

    I love this song! For beginners or people with higher voices I suggest -1 because it’s super easy and easy to hit the notes!

  6. zozthemagicbean

    I love the song so much and I’m a beginner, so -1 is so my level!

  7. alittlepotato

    İ use the -1 version and for the strumming, I do the dduudu but İ do it twice on the c
    (hope this helps)

  8. IJustLikePlayingTheUke

    I sing this to annoy my older brother, hahah!

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  9. The best strumming pattern for me is DDUDU. At the “I just wanna, I just wanna know..” part the best strumming pattern is DDUD.

  10. Hazel of the derpy society

    You can just play an am, g, c in that order until you run out of lyrics

  11. Ethan bowser

    Brilliant song! If you are less of a beginner and or want the most accurate sound, I personally like +4 the chords for this one are Dm, C, and F, Enjoy :D

  12. fox music

    +4 is really good for small hands ppl like me’

  13. I played this for my school talent show, and some random lady started recording me. .-. Anyways, I used Am G C.

  14. Then it’s not in the right key. The chords aren’t that hard to play tbh.

  15. Wolfie101

    Strum Pattern?

  16. ddududd is the strumming pattern I use and I find that it works really well and I use the chords G,Am,C (-1)

  17. I play Am, G, and C in that order for this song. Those chords are for a higher pitch.

  18. I use -1 and for strumming i do ddudu ddudu ddududdudu the whole time except for when it says I just gotta I just gotta know.

  19. ukeplayer13

    -1 really easy

  20. Purplekoala5678

    -1 :)! Strumming DDUUDU

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