Riptide Uke tab by Vance Joy

4 Chords used in the song: D, Am, G, C

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Artist: 
Year:  2014
Difficulty: 
2.5
(Beginner)
Key: G, EmChords
strumming pattern:D-D-U-U-D-U

you strum the C C twice.
2x this for the intro:
Am Am G G C C (2x)


Am Am G G C C
I was scared of dentists and the dark
Am Am G G C C
I was scared of pretty girls and starting conversations
Am Am G G C C
Oh all my friends are turning green
Am Am G G C C
You're the magicians assistant in their dreams

Am Am G G C C
Ooh ooh ooh
Am Am G G C C (hold)
Ooh and they come unstuck

Am Am G G C C
Lady running down to the riptide
C C Am Am
taken away to the dark side
G G C C
I wanna be your left hand man
Am Am G G C C
I love you when you're singing that song and
C C Am Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G G C C
you're gonna sing the words wrong

Am Am G G C C
There's this movie that I think you'll like
Am Am G G C C
this guy decides to quit his job and head to New York City
Am Am G G C C
this cowboy's running from himself
Am Am G G C C
And she's been living on the highest shelf

Am Am G G C C
Ooh ooh ooh
Am Am G G C C (hold)
Ooh and they come unstuck

Am Am G G C C
Lady running down to the riptide
C C Am Am
taken away to the dark side
G G C C
I wanna be your left hand man
Am Am G G C C
I love you when you're singing that song and
C C Am Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G G C C
you're gonna sing the words wrong

strum once and hold
Am Am G G C C
I swear she's destined for the screen
Am Am G G C C
Closest thing to Michelle Pfeiffer that you've ever seen oh


Am Am G G C C
Lady running down to the riptide
C C Am Am
taken away to the dark side
G G C C
I wanna be your left hand man
Am Am G G C C
I love you when you're singing that song and
C C Am Am
I got a lump in my throat 'cause
G G C C
you're gonna sing the words wrong
C C Am Am G G C C (strum1 and hold)
I got a lump in my throat 'cause you're gonna sing the words wrong

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i loved it!!
25 Mar 2021
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Jennamarie20 avatar
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the strumming pattern is actually D-D-U-D-U
05 Jan 2018
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It is good, but it has been posted on this website many times.
31 Dec 2016
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About this song: Riptide

"Riptide" is a song by Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy. It was first released as a track on his debut EP God Loves You When You're Dancing (2013), serving as its second single, and is also featured on his debut studio album Dream Your Life Away (2014). The song was written by Joy, who also produced it with drummer Edwin White. The upbeat indie folk song has been lyrically described as a "coming of age love story" and is known for its metaphors and pop culture references. Read more on Last.fm.

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