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    The Middle

    Jimmy Eat World

     

    Chord Guide

             132

    D:    xx0232

            123

    A:    x02220

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

     

     

    Strum: D   D U   U D U

           1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    Every chord is played for 2 measures

     

     

    Intro:  / D - - - / - - - - / A - - - / - - - - /

              / G - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

     

      D                                       A

    Hey, don't write yourself off yet.   It's only in your head

            G                                    D

    you feel left out or looked-down on.

                         D                                A

    Just try your best, try everything you can.  And don't you worry what they

     G                                           D

    tell themselves when you're away.

     

    Chorus:

               D                                                                  A

    It just takes some time, little girl you're in the middle of the ride.   

                                            G                                                       D

    Everything, everything will be just fine, everything, everything will be all right, all right

     

    D                                         A

    Hey, you know they're all the same.  You know you're doing better

     G                                     D

    on your own, so don't buy in. 

                     D                               A

    Live right now.  Yeah, just be yourself.  It doesn't matter if it's

      G                                   D

    good enough for someone else.

     

    Chorus x2

     

    Solo:  / A - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

              / A - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

              / G - - - / - - - - / D - - - / - - - - /

              / A - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

     

      D                                       A

    Hey, don't write yourself off yet.   It's only in your head

            G                                    D

    you feel left out or looked-down on.

                         D                                A

    Just try your best, try everything you can.  And don't you worry what their

     G                                D

    bitter hearts are gonna say

     

    Chorus x2

     

    End on D


    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.