Prayer Of The Refugee Uke tab by Rise Against

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G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF


Em chordEmC chordC
Warm yourself by thefire son
GD
And the morning will comesoon
Em chordEmC chordC
I'll tell you stories of abetter time
G chordGEm chordEm
In a place that we onceknew

Verse 2:
Em chordEmC chordC
Before we packed our bags andleft all this
D chordDEm chordEm
behind us in thedust
Em chordEmC chordC
We had a place that we couldcall home
D chordDEm chordEm
And alife no-one couldtouch

Chorus:
Em chordEm
Don't hold me up now
G chordG
I can stand my own ground
D chordD
I don't need your help now
C chordC
You won't let me down down down
Em chordEm
Don't hold me up now
G chordG
I can stand my own ground
D chordD
I don't need your help now
C chordC
You won't let me down down down dowwwwwwn


G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF D chordD G chordG F chordF


Verse 3:
Em chordEmC chordC
We are the angry and the desperate
G chordG D chordD
The hungry and the cold
Em chordEm C chordC
We are the one's who kept quiet
G chordGEm chordEm
And always did what we were told

Verse 4:
Em chordEmC chordC
But we've been sweaty when you slept so calm
D chordDEm chordEm
In the safety of your home
Em chordEmC chordC
We've been pulling out the nails that hold up
D chordD Em chordEm
Everything you've known

Chorus:
Em chordEm
Don't hold me up now
G chordG
I can stand my own ground
D chordD
I don't need your help now
C chordC
You won't let me down down down
Em chordEm
Don't hold me up now
G chordG
I can stand my own ground
D chordD
I don't need your help now
C chordC
You won't let me down down down dowwwwwwn


Em chordEm D chordD C chordC Em chordEm
So open your eyes child lets be on our way
Em chordEm G chordG C chordC Em chordEm
Broken windows and ashes are guiding the way
Em chordEmG chordG D chordDEm chordEm
Keep quiet no longer we'll sing through theday
Em chordEmC chordC G chordGEm chordEm
The lives that we've lost the lives we've re claimed

Chorus:
Em chordEm
Don't hold me up now
G chordG
I can stand my own ground
D chordD
I don't need your help now
C chordC
You won't let me down down down
Em chordEm
Don't hold me up now
G chordG
I can stand my own ground
D chordD
I don't need your help now
C chordC
You won't let me down down down


 

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lunalilove avatar
lunalilove flag for US(ISO2) (Banavides)
How do you play the D?
23 Jul 2012
lunalilove avatar
lunalilove flag for US(ISO2) (Banavides)
Hey does anyone know what tuning this is played in?
17 Jul 2012
BeZo avatar
You would have to tune a half step down for this to be right. The band plays in Eb.
01 Jun 2012
UkesFather avatar
UkesFather flag for US(ISO2) (America)
the C sounds a bit off but I could just be wrong.

And everything else sounds great - older rise against is so much better than new.
04 Jul 2011
jordanuke avatar
jordanuke flag for US(ISO2) (Phoenix)
sounds better tuned down a half step
03 Nov 2010
About this song

"Prayer of the Refugee" is one of the most popular songs by American rock group Rise Against, released worldwide in 2006 on the band's album The Sufferer and the Witness. The song was originally titled "Diaspora" and early copies of The Sufferer and the Witness used that title. The song reached #7 on Billboard alternative rock chart. It was Rise Against's first single to reach the top 10 since Swing Life Away.