Speak Now Uke tab by Taylor Swift

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[Verse 1]

G chordG D chordD
I am not the kind of girl
am C chordC
Who should be rudely barging in on a white veil occasion
G chordG D chordD
But you are not the kind of boy
am C chordC
Who should be marrying the wrong girl

G chordG D chordD am
I sneak in and see your friends and her snotty little family
C chordC
All dressed in pastel
G chordG D chordD am
And she is yelling at a bridesmaid somewhere back inside a room
C chordC
Wearing a gown shaped like a pastry

am C chordC G chordG D chordD
This is surely not what you thought it would be
am C chordC D chordD G chordG
I lose myself in a daydream I stand and say

[Chorus]

G chordG D chordD
Don t say yes run away now
am C chordC
I ll meet you when you re out of the church at the backdoor
G chordG D chordD
Don t wait or say a single vow
am C chordC G chordG
You need to hear me out and they said speak now

G chordG D chordD am C chordC

[Verse 2]

Fun gestures are exchanged
And the organ starts to play a song that sounds like a death march
And I am hiding in the curtains
It seems that I was uninvited by your lovely bride-to-be

She floats down the aisle like a pageant queen
But I know you wish it was me you wish it was me
Don t you

[Chorus repeated]2x

G chordG D chordD am C chordC (2x)

em C chordC G chordG D chordD
I hear the preacher say speak now or forever hold your peace
am
There s the silence there s my last chance
C chordC D chordD
I stand up with shaking hands all eyes on me
am C chordC
Horrified looks from everyone in the room
D chordD
But I m only looking at you

[Verse 1 repeated]

I am not the kind of girl
Who should be rudely barging in on a white veil occasion
But you are not the kind of boy
Who should be marrying the wrong girl

[Chorus repeated]2x

 

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peachgloss avatar
thank you!
03 Mar 2019
PotterSwift avatar
For the strumming patter is
Down, tap, down down tap
25 Feb 2019
peachgloss avatar
strumming pattern?
26 Jan 2019
About this song

Taylor Swift explains the story behind "Speak Now" on her official website: "This song was inspired by one of my friends who was telling me about her childhood sweetheart, crush guy. They were kind of together in high school and went their separate ways, and it was kind of understood that they were gonna get back together. Then, she one day comes in and tells me he's getting married. He had met this girl who was just this mean person who made him completely stop talking to all of his friends, cut off his family, had him like so completely isolated.