Pumped Up Kicks Uke tab by Foster The People

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

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Capo that first fret fellas
d-du-udu

Em Em G G
Robert's got a quick hand
D D A A
He'll look around the room he won't tell you his plan
Em Em G G
Got a rolled cigarette
D D A A
Hangin' out his mouth, he's a cowboy kid
Em Em G G
Yeah, found a six-shooter gun
D D A A
In his dads closet hidden with a box of fun things
Em Em G G
I don't even know what
D D A A
But he's comin' for you, yeah he's comin for you, hey

Chorus - x2 -:
Em Em G G
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
D D
You'd better run, better run
A A
Outrun my gun
Em Em G G
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
D D
You'd better run, better run
A A
Faster than my bullet

Verse:
Em Em G G
Daddy works a long day
D D A A
He'll be coming home late, he's coming home late
Em Em G G
And he's bringing me a surprise
D D A A
Cos' dinner's in the kitchen and it's packed in ice
Em Em G G
I've waited for a long time
D D A A
The slight of my hand is now a quick pull trigger
Em Em G G
I reason with my cigarette
D D A A
And say your hair's on fire you must have lost your wits, yeah

Chorus - x2 -:
Em Em G G
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
D D
You'd better run, better run
A A
Outrun my gun
Em Em G G
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
D D
You'd better run, better run
A A
Faster than my bullet

Interlude:
Em Em G G D D A A - x2 -
- run run run -
Em Em G G D D A A - x2 -
- whistle -

Chorus - x2 -
Em Em G G
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
D D
You'd better run, better run
A A
Outrun my gun
Em Em G G
All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
D D
You'd better run, better run
A A
Faster than my bullet

 

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About this song

"Pumped Up Kicks" is a song by American indie pop band Foster the People. It was released as the group's debut single in September 2010, and the following year was included on their EP Foster the People and their debut album, Torches. "Pumped Up Kicks" became the group's breakthrough hit and was one of the most popular songs of 2011. The song was written and recorded by frontman Mark Foster while he was working as a commercial jingle writer. Contrasting with the upbeat musical composition Read more on Last.fm.