Naive Uke tab by The Kooks

7 Chords used in the song: Am, F, G, C, Csus4, Dm, Cmaj7

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(Verse)
Am Am F F
I'm not saying its your fault
G G
Although you could have done more
C C G G
Oh you're so naive yes you're so
Am Am F F
How could this be done
G G
By such a smiling sweetheart
C C G G Am Am
Oh and your sweet and pretty face
F F
In such an ugly world
G G
Something so beautiful
C C G G
That everytime I look inside

(Chorus)
F F C C G G
I know that she knows that I'm not fond of asking
F F
True or false it may be
c G G
She's still out to get me
F F Am Am G G
I know that she knows that I'm not fond of asking
F F
True or false it may be
C C G G
She's still out to get me

Dm Dm (Pause)

(Verse)
Am Am F F
I may say it was your fault
G G
Cause I know you could have done more
C C G G
Oh you're so naive yes you're so
Am Am F F
How could this be done
G G
By such a smiling sweetheart
C C G G Am Am
Oh and your sweet and pretty face
F F
In such an ugly world
G G
Something so beautiful
C C G G
Everytime I look inside

(Chorus)
F F C C G G
I know that she knows that I'm not fond of asking
F F
True or false it may be
c G G
She's still out to get me
F F Am Am G G
I know that she knows that I'm not fond of asking
F F
True or false it may be
C C G G
She's still out to get me

(Bridge)
C C Dm Dm F F G G Csus4 Csus4 x2

(Verse)
Am Am F F
How could this be done
G G
By such a smiling sweetheart
C C G G Am Am
Oh you're so naive yes you're so
F F
Such an ugly thing
G G
For someone so beautiful
C C G G
And everytime you're on his side

(Chorus)
F F C C G G
I know that she knows that I'm not fond of asking
F F
True or false it may be
c G G
She's still out to get me
F F Am Am G G
I know that she knows that I'm not fond of asking
F F
True or false it may be
C C G G
She's still out to get me

(Outro- All the way through ending on Cmaj7 Cmaj7)

Am Am C C Cmaj7 Cmaj7 Dm Dm

Just don't let me down
Just don't let me down
Hold on to your kite
Just don't let me down
Just don't let me down
Hold on to your kite
Just don't let me down
Just don't let me down
Hold on to this kite
Just don't let me down

 

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sofus avatar
where can I find a strumming pattern that makes it easy for me to hear the melody?
18 Jan 2019
redhead avatar
This tab is inaccurate
27 Jul 2009
rachelclare avatar
flag for NZ(ISO2) (Christchurch)
pretty much the same as the original apart from the key
27 Jul 2009
About this song

This song is about a guy knowing his girlfriend is cheating on him. But he handles it in a naive way.