FREE Christmas Carol Songbook

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    Pumped Up Kicks

    Foster the People

     

    Capo 1

     

    Chord Guide

           12

    Em:   022000

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

             132

    D:    xx0232

            123

    A:    x02220

     

    Strum: D   X U   U X U

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    / Em - - - / G - - - / D - - - / A - - - / x4

     

    Em                                G

    Robert's got a quick hand

             D                                          A

    He'll look around the room he won't tell you his plan

    Em                          G

    Got a rolled cigarette

      D                                        A 

    Hangin' out his mouth, he's a cowboy kid

              Em                             G

    Yeah, found a six-shooter gun

               D                                    A

    In his dad’s closet hidden with a box of fun things

    Em                        G

    I don't even know what

                   D                                   A

    But he's comin' for you, yeah he's comin for you, hey

     

    Chorus:

    Em                                    G

    All the other kids with the pumped up kicks

                         D                   A

    You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun

    Em                          G

    All the other kids with the pumped up kicks

                 D                            A

    You'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet               

     

     

    Repeat Chorus

     

    Em                               G

    Daddy works a long day

                  D                               A

    He'll be coming home late, he's coming home late

                    Em                         G

    And he's bringing me a surprise

         D                                                   A

    ‘Cause dinner's in the kitchen and it's packed in ice

             Em                        G

    I've waited for a long time

             D                                     A

    The slight of my hand is now a quick pull trigger

        Em                      G

    I reason with my cigarette

                          D                                    A

    And say your hair's on fire you must have lost your wits, yeah

     

    Chorus x2

     

    Instrumental:  / Em - - - / G - - - / D - - - / A - - - / x4

     

    Chorus (acapella)

     

    Chorus x3 (full band)

     

    End on Em

     


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.