FREE Campfire Singalong Songbook

20 classic, not-too-hard songs your friends and family will love.

Beatles - Petty - Johnny Cash - Eagles - John Denver - Dylan


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    Pumped Up Kicks

    Foster the People


    Capo 1


    Chord Guide


    Em:   022000

          3    4

    G:    3x0003


    D:    xx0232


    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



    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.