I Will Survive Uke tab by Cake

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Intro: (Am chordAm Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC F chordF B chordB E chordE)

Am chordAm
At first I was afraid
Dm chordDm
I was petrified
G7 chordG7
I kept thinking I could never live
C chordC
Without you by my side
F chordF
But then I spent so many nights
B chordB
Just thinking how you'd done me wrong
E chordE
I grew strong
I learned how to get along
Am chordAm Dm chordDm
And so you're back from outer space
G7 chordG7
I just walked in to find you here
C chordC
Without that look upon your face
F chordF
I should have changed my fucking lock
B chordB
I would have made you leave your key
E chordE
If I'd have known for just one second
You'd be back to bother me


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idleuke avatar
4.5 stars!! I wish you'd have put all the lyrics!!
22 Aug 2019
acrosstheu avatar
Excellent tab, man. Totally beast. Love Cake; love this song; love this tab. Amazing job.

Best wishes!
22 Jan 2010
actarus avatar
flag for FR(ISO2) (branges)
05 Nov 2009
robotsergio avatar
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quite good!!
04 Nov 2009
UkeNerd avatar
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I less than 3 this tab. woot.
29 Oct 2009
About this song

Cake covered "I Will Survive" in 1996 on the album Fashion Nugget. This is Gloria Gaynor's least favorite version of the song, due to its use of profanity: lead singer John McCrea altered the line "I should have changed that stupid lock" to "I should have changed my fucking lock." The music video for Cake's version features John McCrea as a parking control officer who is writing tickets in San Francisco, often at the expense of normally happy people (such as a newly wed couple).