Soldier Uke tab by Gavin Degraw

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

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Original tuning : +1.5 step(s) [ ? ]
# Intro
Em Em D D G G C C G G D D
La la la la la la, la la la la la
Em Em D D G G C C D D
La ra la ra ra ra, la ra la ra ra

# Verse 1
G G D D
Where did all the people go?
Em Em C C
They got scared when the lights went low.
G G D D
I get you through it nice and slow,
Em Em C C
When the world's spinning out of control.

G G D D
Afraid of what they might lose
Em Em C C
Might get scraped or they might get bruised.
G G D D
You could beg and what's the use
Em Em C C
That's why it's called the moment of truth

# Chorus
G G
I'd get it if you need it,
D D
I'll search if you don't see it,
Em Em
You're thirsty, I'll be rain,
C C D D
You get hurt, I'll take your pain.
G G
I know you don't believe it,
D D
But I said it and I still mean it,
Em Em
When you heard what I told you,
C C D D
When you get worried I'll be your soldier.

# Verse 2
G G D D
Funny when times get hard,
Em Em C C
At the last moment when you're supposed to charge,
G G D D
We're always on the longest yard,
Em Em C C
Oh they feel their feet get cold.

G G D D
Hiding here, hiding there,
Em Em C C
Find them underneath the stairs,
G G D D
People hiding everywhere,
Em Em C C
Trying to be still like a stone.

# Chorus
G G
I'd get it if you need it,
D D
I'll search if you don't see it,
Em Em
You're thirsty, I'll be rain,
C C D D
You get hurt, I'll take your pain.
G G
I know you don't believe it,
D D
But I said it and I still mean it,
Em Em
When you heard what I told you,
C C D D
When you get worried I'll be your soldier.

# Bridge
Em Em D D G G
My aim is so true,
C C G G D D
I wanna show you,
Em Em D D G G
I'll try forever,
C C D D
I'm never gonna say "surrender".

# Chorus
G G
I'd get it if you need it,
D D
I'll search if you don't see it,
Em Em
You're thirsty, I'll be rain,
C C D D
You get hurt, I'll take your pain.
G G
I know you don't believe it,
D D
But I said it and I still mean it,
Em Em
When you heard what I told you,
C C D D
When you get worried I'll be your soldier.

# Outro
G G - D D - Em Em - C C
Na na na na na na na na (x8)

# (I'll be your soldier, I'll be, oh I'll be your soldier, I'll be your soldier)

Em Em D D G G C C G G D D
La ra la ra ra ra, la ra la ra ra
Em Em D D G G C C D D
La ra la ra ra ra, la ra la ra ra

 

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About this song

"Soldier" is a song by American recording artist Gavin DeGraw, taken from his fourth studio album Sweeter. It was released into the iTunes Store on September 6, 2011 as a promotional single. It was released as the third single of the album in the United States, on September 24, 2012. The song was written by DeGraw and produced by Butch Walker. The song finds DeGraw promising his girl everlasting love, and when she needs someone he'll always be there fighting for her.