Bad Day Uke tab by Daniel Powter

9 Chords used in the song: D, A, Bm, G, F#m, E, Em, F, Bb

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Verse 1
D D A A
Where is the moment we needed the most
D D A A
You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost
Bm Bm A A G G
They tell me your blue skies fade to grey
F#m F#m E E
They tell me your passion's gone away
G G A A
And I don't need no carryin' on


Verse 2
D D GA
You stand in the line just to hit a new low
D D G G A A
You're faking a smile with the coffee to go
Bm Bm A A G G
You tell me your life's been way off line
F#m F#m E E
You're falling to pieces everytime
G G A A
And I don't need no carryin' on


Chorus
D D G G
Cause you had a bad day, You're taking one down
Em Em A A
You sing a sad song just to turn it around
D D G G
You say you don't know, You tell me don't lie
Em Em A A
You work at a smile and you go for a ride
Bm Bm A A
You had a bad day, The camera don't lie
G G F#m F#m
You're coming back down and you really don't mind
E E AD
You had a bad day, You had a bad day


Play these between the chorus and the 'pre-chorus'

DADA


'Pre-chorus'
Bm Bm A A G G
Well you need a blue sky holiday
F#m F#m Em Em
The point is they laugh at what you say
A A
And I don't need no carryin' on


Chorus

You had a bad day
You're taking one down
You sing a sad song just to turn it around
You say you don't know
You tell me don't lie
You work at a smile and you go for a ride
You had a bad day
The camera don't lie
You're coming back down and you really don't mind
You had a bad day (Hold the 'E')
E E
(Oh.. Holiday..)


Bridge
F F
Sometimes the system goes on the brink
Bb Bb
And the whole thing turns out wrong
F F
You might not make it back and you know
Bb Bb
That you could be well oh that strong
A A
And I'm not wrong


(Playing between bridge and chorus)
DG A A
So where is the passion when you need it the most
DG A A
Oh you and I You kick up the leaves and the magic is lost


Chorus (some changes in the chords)
D D G G
Cause you had a bad day, you're taking one down
Em Em A A
You sing a sad song just to turn it around
D D G G
You say you don't know, You tell me don't lie
Em Em A A
You work at a smile and you go for a ride
Bm BmBb Bb
You had a bad day, You've seen what you like
A A G G
And how does it feel for one more time
E E A A D D
You had a bad day, You had a bad day

Had a bad day
Had a bad day
Had a bad day
Had a bad day
Had a bad day

 

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Deegan avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Michigan)
Love this song, thanks :)
04 Jun 2018
About this song

Just the first few lyrics of "Bad Day" by Daniel Powder. (And of course music) ^_^ According to Songfacts, Bad Day was revealed to be the most played song in the UK between 2003 and 2008, in a survey announced in July 2008 by the British Performing Rights Society.