Mean Uke tab by Taylor Swift

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Slightly lower key than the original but I didn't want to use a capo for the regular key try going up a few half steps and it should work

D chordD A chordA
You with your words like knives
G chordG
And swords and weapons that you use against me
D chordD A chordA G chordG
You have knocked me off my feet again
G chordG
Got me feeling like I'm nothing
Bm chordBm A chordA G chordG
You with your voice like nails on a chalkboard
G chordG
Calling me out when I'm wounded
Bm chordBm A chordA G chordG
You picking on the weaker man


A chordA D chordD G chordG A chordA
Well you can take me down with just one single blow
G chordG
But you don't know what you don't know


D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
Someday I'll be living in a big ol' city
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
G chordG D chordD C chordC D chordD
Why you gotta be so mean


D chordD A chordA
You with your switching sides
G chordG
And your wildfire lies and your humiliation
D chordD A chordA G chordG
You have pointed out my flaws again
G chordG
As if I don't already see them
Bm chordBm A chordA
I walk with my head down
G chordG
Trying to block you out 'cause I'll never impress you
Bm chordBm A chordA G chordG
I just wanna feel okay again


A chordA
I bet you got pushed around
D chordD G chordG A chordA
Somebody made you cold
A chordA
But the cycle ends right now
G chordG
Cause you can't lead me down that road
G chordG
And you don't know what you don't know


D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
Someday I'll be living in a big ol' city
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
G chordG D chordD C chordC D chordD G chordG
Why you gotta be so mean


G chordG A chordA
And I can see you years from now in a bar
G chordG A chordA
Talking over a football game
A chordA G chordG A chordA
With that same big loud opinion but nobody's listening
A chordA Bm chordBm A chordA G chordG
Washed up and ranting about the same old bitter things
A chordA Bm chordBm A chordA G chordG
Drunk and grumbling on about how I can't sing
D chordD A chordA Bm chordBm
But all you are is mean


G chordG D chordD
All you are is mean
A chordA Bm chordBm G chordG
And a liar and pathetic and alone in life
D chordD A chordA Bm chordBm G chordG
And mean and mean and mean and mean


D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
But someday I'll be living in a big ol' city
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
G chordG D chordD
Why you gotta be so mean


D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
Someday I'll be living in a big ol' city
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
D chordD A chordA Em chordEm G chordG
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me
D chordD A chordA G chordG
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
G chordG D chordD
Why you gotta be so mean

 

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About this song

"Mean" is a song by American country pop singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, taken from her third studio album, Speak Now (2010). The song, written by Swift and produced by Nathan Chapman and Swift, was first released as a promotional single for the album on October 17, 2010, by Big Machine Records. The song was later released as an official single on March 7, 2011. This song is rumored to be directed at blogger Bob Lefsetz, although nothing was officially confirmed.