Brick By Boring Brick Uke tab by Paramore

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Em Em    Bm Bm  C C     G G   (x4)

Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
She lives in a fairy tale Somewhere too far for us to find
D#m D#m Bm Bm C C G G
Forgotten the taste and smell Of a world that she's left behind
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
It's all about the exposure the lens I told her
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
The angels are all wrong now She's ripping wings off of butterflies
D D Em Em C C
With her feet on the ground
D D Em Em C C
And her head in the clouds

G G
Well go get your shovel
Bm Bm
And we'll dig a deep hole
Em Em
To bury the castle,
D D
bury the castle
G G
Well go get your shovel
Bm Bm
And we'll dig a deep hole
Em Em
To bury the castle,
D D
bury the castle

Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
Ba da ba ba da ba ba da

Em Em Bm Bm C C G G

Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
So one day he found her crying Coiled up on the dirty ground
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
Her prince finally came to save her And the rest you can figure out
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
But it was a trick And the clock struck 12
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
Well make sure to build your house brick by boring brick or the wolf's gonna blow it down
D D Em Em C C
With her feet on the ground
D D Em Em C C
And her head in the clouds

G G
Well go get your shovel
Bm Bm
And we'll dig a deep hole
Em Em
To bury the castle,
D D
bury the castle
G G
Well go get your shovel
Bm Bm
And we'll dig a deep hole
Em Em
To bury the castle,
D D
bury the castle

Am Am G G Em Em D D

Am Am
Well you built up a world of magic
G G
Because your real life is tragic
Em Em D D
Yeah you built up a world of magic
G G
Well If it's not real You can't hold it in your hands
Bm Bm Em Em
You can't feel it with your heart
D D
and I won't believe it

G G
But if it's true then You can see it with your eyes
Bm Bm Em Em
Even in the dark
D D
And that's where I want to be, yeah

G G
Well go get your shovel
Bm Bm
And we'll dig a deep hole
Em Em
To bury the castle,
D D
bury the castle
G G
Well go get your shovel
Bm Bm
And we'll dig a deep hole
Em Em
To bury the castle,
D D
bury the castle

Em Em

Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
Ba da ba ba da ba ba da Ba da ba ba ba da ba ba
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
Ba da ba ba da ba ba da Ba da ba ba ba da ba ba
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G
Ba da ba ba da ba ba da Ba da ba ba ba da ba ba
Em Em Bm Bm C C G G G G(short)
Ba da ba ba da ba ba da Ba da ba ba ba ba ba ba ba

 

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About this song

Hayley Williams explained to Kerrang! magazine that, "this song is about people who cover up their reality with frills and make out like they're living a fantasy life. It's one thing to have goals and dreams but it's another thing when you never know where you're standing in the real world. People can be hurt by that." She also added: