Back To December Uke tab by Taylor Swift

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C chordC Am chordAm F chordF (2x)

C chordC
I'm so glad you made the time to see me
Am chordAm
How's life tell me how's your family
F chordF C chordC G chordG
I haven't seen them in a while
C chordC
You've been good busier than ever
Am chordAm
We small talk work and the weather
F chordF C chordC G chordG
You're guard is up and I know why

Am chordAm G chordG
Because the last time you saw me
C chordC F chordF
It's still burned in the back of your mind
Am chordAm G chordG F chordF
You gave me roses and I left them there to die

C chordC
So this is me swallowing my pride
Em chordEm
Standing in front of you saying
F chordF
I'm sorry for that night and I go
C chordC G chordG
Back to December all the time
C chordC
It turns out freedom ain't
(CC)
Nothing but missing you
Em chordEm
Wishing I'd realized what I had
F chordF
When you were mine
C chordC
I'd go back to December
G chordG F chordF
Turn around and make it all right
Am chordAm *once G chordG*
I go back to December all the time


C chordC Am chordAm F chordF (2x)

C chordC
These days I haven't been sleeping
Am chordAm
Stayin' up playing back myself leaving
F chordF C chordC G chordG
When your birthday passed and I didn't call
C chordC
Then I think about summer all the beautiful times
Am chordAm
I watch you laughing from the passenger side
F chordF C chordC G chordG
And realized I loved you in the fall

Am chordAm G chordG
And then the cold came the dark days
C chordC F chordF
When fear crept into my mind
Am chordAm
You gave me all your love and
G chordG F chordF
All I gave you was goodbye


C chordC
So this is me swallowing my pride
Em chordEm
Standing in front of you saying
F chordF
I'm sorry for that night and I go
C chordC G chordG
Back to December all the time
C chordC
It turns out freedom ain't
(CC)
Nothing but missing you
Em chordEm
Wishing I'd realized what I had
F chordF
When you were mine
C chordC
I'd go back to December
G chordG F chordF
Turn around and change my own mind
Am chordAm G chordG
I go back to December all the time


C chordC Am chordAm F chordF (2x)

Am chordAm F chordF
I miss your tan skin your sweet smile
C chordC G chordG
So good to me so right
Am chordAm F chordF
And how you held me in your arms
C chordC
That September night
G chordG Am chordAm -stop
The first time you ever saw me cry
F chordF -stop
Maybe this is wishful thinking
C chordC
Probably mindless dreaming
(C chordC) G chordG *once
If you loved again I swear I'd love you right

Am chordAm *once G chordG* F chordF*
I'd go back in time and change it but I can't
Am chordAm* G chordG* F chordF*
So if the chain is on your door I understand

C chordC
But this is me swallowing my pride
Em chordEm
Standing in front of you saying
F chordF
I'm sorry for that night and I go
C chordC G chordG
Back to December
C chordC
It turns out freedom ain't
(CC)
Nothing but missing you
Em chordEm
Wishing I'd realized what I had
F chordF
When you were mine
C chordC
I'd go back to December
G chordG F chordF
Turn around and make it all right
C chordC
I'd go back to December
G chordG F chordF
Turn around and change my own mind
Am chordAm *once G chordG*
I go back to December all the time

C chordC Am chordAm F chordF C chordC Am chordAm F chordF *once
All the time

 

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soory i mean D Bm G A
15 Aug 2011
mjpineda avatar
mjpineda flag for PH(ISO2) (Manila)
The correct chords are d b gm and a
15 Aug 2011
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Amazing! This tab has made my day! Absolutely spot on!x
03 Feb 2011
About this song

Taylor apologises in this song about the way she messed up a relationship with a former boyfriend, who now finds it hard to trust her. According to the Back To December Songfacts, the song is dedicated to an actual person to whom Taylor feels she'd had done wrong. It is the first time she has apologized to someone in a song. It's rumored to be about Taylor Lautner. Taylor Swift also explains the story behind "Back To December" on her official website: