I Don't Want To Be Uke tab by Gavin Degraw

7 Chords used in the song: Ab, Eb, Bb, Cm, Gm, C, F

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[Intro+Verse]
A----------------------------------|
E----------------------------------|
C----------------------------------|X12
G-3-5--3-5--3-5--3-5--33-5---------|

I don't need to be anything other
Than a prison guard's son
I don't need to be anything other
Than a specialist's son
I don't have to be anyone other
Than the birth of two souls in one
Part of where I'm going, is knowing where I'm coming from

[Chorus]
Ab Ab Eb Eb
I don't want to be
Bb Bb Cm Cm
Anything other than what I've been trying to be lately
Ab Ab Eb Eb
All I have to do
Bb Bb Cm Cm
Is think of me and I have peace of mind
Ab Ab Eb Eb
I'm tired of looking 'round rooms
Bb Bb
Wondering what I've got to do
Cm Cm
Or who I'm supposed to be
Ab Ab Eb Eb Bb Bb Cm Cm
I don't want to be anything other than me


[Intro+Verse]
A----------------------------------|
E----------------------------------|
C----------------------------------|X12
G-3-5--3-5--3-5--3-5--33-5---------|

I'm surrounded by liars everywhere I turn
I'm surrounded by imposters everywhere I turn
I'm surrounded by identity crisis everywhere I turn
Am Am I the only one who noticed?
I can't be the only one who's learned

[Chorus]
Ab Ab Eb Eb
I don't want to be
Bb Bb Cm Cm
Anything other than what I've been trying to be lately
Ab Ab Eb Eb
All I have to do
Bb Bb Cm Cm
Is think of me and I have peace of mind
Ab Ab Eb Eb
I'm tired of looking 'round rooms
Bb Bb
Wondering what I've got to do
Cm Cm
Or who I'm supposed to be
Ab Ab Eb Eb Bb Bb Cm Cm
I don't want to be anything other than me


[Bridge]
Gm Gm
Can I have everyone's attention please?
C C-Gm Gm
If you're not like this and that, you're gonna have to leave

C C-Bb Bb-F F
I came from the mountain
C C-Bb Bb-F F
The crust of creation
C C-Bb Bb-F F C C-Bb Bb-F F
My whole situtaion-made from clay to stone
Eb Eb F F
And now I'm telling everybody

chorus: (played very lightly - louder at the end)

Ab Ab Eb Eb
I don't want to be
Bb Bb Cm Cm
Anything other than what I've been trying to be lately
Ab Ab Eb Eb
All I have to do
Bb Bb Cm Cm
Is think of me and I have peace of mind
Ab Ab Eb Eb
I'm tired of looking 'round rooms
Bb Bb
Wondering what I've got to do
Cm Cm
Or who I'm supposed to be
Ab Ab Eb Eb Bb Bb Cm Cm
I don't want to be anything other than me

Ab Ab Eb Eb Bb Bb Cm Cm
I don't want to be
Ab Ab Eb Eb Bb Bb Cm Cm
I don't want to be
Ab Ab Eb Eb Bb Bb Cm Cm
I don't want to be
Ab Ab Eb Eb Bb Bb Cm Cm
anything other than

 

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About this song

This is one of the best hits from singer songwriter Gavin DeGraw. This song was also used as the theme for TV hit series One Tree Hill.