I Built A Friend Uke tab by Alec Benjamin

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I am very new to this thing so the chords are not in line so sorry


A chordA

I built a friend
F# chordF#

With three pieces of plastic and a pen

D chordD
I made him on the table in the den

A chordA
I gave him my old cellphone for a head

E chordE
For a head

A chordA
And we spent


Holidays in my house
F# chordF#
And we left

Presents in the stocking
D chordD
And we bought
A chordA
Bolts and things and strings and a new watch
E chordE
That's what he got
D chordD
And we had so much fun together
A chordA
We knew we'd be friends forever
D chordD
And we had so much fun together
A chordA E chordE
We had so much fun
A chordA
Then I left

For college in September
F# chordF#
And we wept

Cause we can't be together
D chordD
So I kept
A chordA
Pictures to remember my old friend
E chordE
My old friend
A chordA
Then I met

This girl at graduation
F# chordF#
And forget

My oldest creation
D chordD
And I guess

I'll see him next vacation
A chordA
Send my best
E chordE
I send my best
D chordD
And we had so much fun together
A chordA
We knew we'd be friends forever
D chordD
And we had so much fun together
A chordA E chordE
We had so much fun
A chordA
I came home
F# chordF#
To find him on the table with a note
D chordD
Scribbled out in pencil and he wrote
A chordA
That he just wasn't stable all alone
E chordE
All alone
A chordA
Next to him
F# chordF#
An empty glass of water that he spilled
D chordD
All over the body that I built
A chordA
It fizzled and it popped and then it killed
E chordE
And then it killed
D chordD
And we had so much fun together
A chordA
We thought we'd be friends forever
D chordD
And we had so much fun together
A chordA
We had so much fun
A chordA
I built a friend

 

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MurderSix avatar
For me, I think that playing at -2 (capo 2) is an easier variant, with Em instead of E. The best strumming pattern for me is D D UUD DDU twice per chord.
20 Mar 2019
galactictear avatar
if e is too hard I found that e7 works well for a substitute.
01 Aug 2018
DanaeKat avatar
I agree; f#m (Gbm) sounds better than F#.
20 Jul 2017
Susetyo avatar
i think the F# has to be a F#m... try that
27 Jun 2017
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