Helena Beat Uke tab by Foster The People

4 Chords used in the song: Em, D, C, G

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Em Em Em Em Em Em Em Em
D D D D D D D D
C C C C D D D D
G G G G D D D D
Em Em D D
Sometimes life it takes you by the hand
C C D D
It puts you down before you know it
G G D D
It's gone and you're dead again
Em Em D D
I've been in places and I won't pretend
C C D D
That I make it I just
G G D D Em Em
Follow my head
Em Em D D
When it's strange to take a walk downstairs
C C D D
Sweep you all up on a corner
G G D D
And pay for my bread
Em Em D D
You know that I cannot believe my own truth
C C D D
To show what a truth
G G D D Em Em
Got nothing to lose

Em Em D D
Yeah yeah and it's okay
C C D D
I tie my hands up to a chair
G G D D
So I don't fall that way
Em Em D D
Yeah yeah and I'm alright
C C D D
I took a sip of something poison
G G D D Em Em
But I'll hold on tight

 

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Cbp1215 avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Germantown)
Kind of confusing
15 Jul 2012
About this song

The Helena Beat Songfacts says that bass player Cubbie Fink explained at the Lollapalooza festival that the song is about: "The facade in Hollywood that there's all these young, beautiful people partying in this drug culture and getting lost in it. They're searching for the fountain of youth." http://t.opsp.in/P4Uw A download link as provided in their mailing list email.