Campfire Song (the Lightning Thief Musical) Uke tab by Themes

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CAMPFIRE SONG from The Lightning Thief The Percy Jackson Musical

* = only strum once
Otherwise strum D chordD D chordD U

(Also, you don't have to play the C chordC over the spoken lines, but you can if you don't just want dead air)

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC (Repeat over these spoken lines)

LUKE spoken
Come on grab some ambrosia and let the nectar flow

PERCY spoken
Why is everyone scraping part of their plate into the fire
Is the food here really that bad

LUKE spoken
Offering to the gods It's not enough that their omnipotent and all-powerful
they need to feel appreciated To the gods

ENSEMBLE spoken
To the gods


[Chorus]

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

Oh things couldn't be worse

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

When your parents run the universe

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

Oh things couldn’t be worse

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

When your folks run the universe

[LUKE]

F chordF C chordC

My dad is Hermes

G chordG C chordC

He messengers things

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

You'll know his sign by his shoes with those wings

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

I'd wait by the phone but the phone never rings

F chordF

Oh no

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

When your dad's a god life can be tough

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

I met the guy once and once was enough

C chordC
LUKE Spoken Annabeth

[ANNABETH]

F chordF C chordC

My mom is Athena

G chordG C chordC

She’s smart and she’s wise

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

She’s sworn off gluten and she’s sworn off guys

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

If she came to Camp it’d be a surprise

F chordF

Oh no

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

Oh and my step-mom she hates me and my dad works all day

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

So I left Virginia and I ran away

PERCY spoken Wait is that true

LUKE spoken Everybody

[Chorus]

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

Oh things couldn't be worse

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

When your parents run the universe

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

Oh things couldn’t be worse

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

When your folks run the universe

C chordC
LUKE Spoken Alright who’s next
C chordC
KATIE Oh Okay let me see…

[KATIE]

F chordF C chordC

My mom’s Demeter

G chordG C chordC

Goddess of grain

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

She gets excited when it starts to rain

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

But planting and planting and planting’s a pain

F chordF
Oh no

C chordC
KATIE Spoken Right

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

For their sixteenth birthday my friends got a car

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

I got a fern in some dumb mason jar

GROVER Spoken Ooh ooh My turn

F chordF C chordC

I’m a child of Pan

G chordG C chordC

The god of the wild

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

For those who love nature they’re often beguiled

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

He’s not really my dad but I’m sort of his child

F chordF

Oh no

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

He went for a hike to explore new frontiers

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

And no one has seen him for thousands of years

[Chorus]

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

Oh things couldn't be worse

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

When your parents run the universe

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

Oh things couldn’t be worse

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

When your folks run the universe

C chordC
PERCY Spoken Chiron Who’s your dad CHIRON Oh well…

[CHIRON]

F chordF* C chordC*

My father is Kronos

G chordG* C chordC*

Remember my lecture

F chordF* C chordC*

He ate his children

LUKE Spoken Chiron wins… How about you Silena

[SILENA]

F chordF C chordC

The goddess of love

G chordG C chordC

My mom’s Aphrodite


F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

She tries to be cool but mainly she’s flighty

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

I’ll bring home a boy and she’s there in her nighty

F chordF
CAMPERS Oh no

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

I tried to seek help from even the Fates

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

‘Cause she steals my mascara and all of my dates

C chordC
LUKE Spoken Alright Percy it’s your turn
C chordC
PERCY If I try to sing it’ll probably cause an avalanche
C chordC
LUKE We’re all friends here Come on give it a shot
C chordC
PERCY Okay Um…

[PERCY]

F chordF* C chordC*

My mom was named Sally

G chordG* C chordC*

She loved scary movies

F chordF* C chordC*

And food that was blue and…

C chordC
KATIE Spoken He’s doing it wrong
C chordC
SILENA Yeah who’s your godly parent
C chordC
PERCY Oh I don’t know
C chordC
[LUKE] It’s alright. A chordA lot of half-bloods never know their godly parent. Just give it a try.


[PERCY]

F chordF* C chordC*

So my dad is some god

G chordG* C chordC*

That’s great I guess

F chordF* C chordC* G chordG* C chordC*

Did he not want me or not want the stress

F chordF* C chordC* G chordG* Am chordAm*

Too bad he’s the worst and my life is a mess

F chordF

Oh no

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

I hope that he shows even a trace

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

‘Cause I’ve got some choice words to throw in his face

[Chorus]

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

Oh things couldn't be worse

F chordF C chordC G chordG C chordC

When your parents run the universe

F chordF C chordC G chordG Am chordAm

Oh things couldn’t be worse


[LUKE]

C chordC G chordG Am chordAm F chordF

But I don't care where our parents may be

C chordC G chordG Am chordAm F chordF

As long as you are here with me

ALL CAMPERS

C chordC G chordG Am chordAm F chordF

We don't care where our parents may be

C chordC G chordG Am chordAm F chordF

As long as you are here with me

C chordC G chordG F chordF C chordC

As long as you are here with me

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