Cough Syrup Uke tab by Young The Giant

8 Chords used in the song :

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Verse:
D chordD A chordA
Life's too short to even care at all
G chordG A chordA
I'm losin' my mind losin' my mind losin' control
D chordD A chordA
These fishes in the sea they're staring at me woah
G chordG A chordA
A chordA wet world aches for a beat of a drum

Chorus:
Bm chordBm
If I could find a way to see this straight
A chordA
I'd run away
G chordG Bm chordBm A chordA
To some fortune that I should have found by now
G chordG Bm chordBm A chordA
I'm waiting for this cough syrup to come down come down

Bridge:
Riff
D chordD -> D7M chordD7M -> D6 chordD6 -> D chordD (↓-↑,↓-↑)
A chordA (↓-↑,↓-↑,↓-↑,↓-↑)
G chordG -> Gsus2 chordGsus2 -> G chordG -> G5 chordG5 (↓-↑,↓-↑)
A chordA (↓-↑,↓-↑,↓-↑,↓-↑)

Verse:
D chordD A chordA
Life's too short to even care at all oh
G chordG A chordA
I'm coming up now coming up now out of the blue oh
D chordD A chordA
These zombies in the park they're looking for my heart
G chordG A chordA
A chordA dark world aches for a splash of the sun oh oh

Chorus:
Bm chordBm
If I could find a way to see this straight
A chordA
I'd run away
G chordG Bm chordBm A chordA
To some fortune that I should have found by now
Bm chordBm
And so I run now to the things they said could restore me
A chordA
Restore life the way it should be
G chordG Bm chordBm A chordA
I'm waiting for this cough syrup to come down

Verse:
Riff
D chordD D7M chordD7M D6 chordD6 D chordD A chordA
Life's too short to even care at all oh
G chordG Gsus2 chordGsus2 G chordG G5 chordG5 A chordA
I'm losing my mind losing my mind losing control

Chorus:
Bm chordBm
If I could find a way to see this straight
A chordA
I'd run away
G chordG Bm chordBm A chordA
To some fortune that I should have found by now
Bm chordBm
And so I run now to the things they said could restore me
A chordA
Restore life the way it should be
G chordG Bm chordBm A chordA
I'm waiting for this cough syrup to come down

Ending:
#Riff
D chordD D7M chordD7M D6 chordD6 D chordD A chordA
One more spoon of cough syrup now oh
G chordG Gsus2 chordGsus2 G chordG G5 chordG5 A chordA
One more spoon of cough syrup now oh

 

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pixelpeach avatar
It sounds good! I'm not sure if G5 should be there though. It sounds a bit off, so I'm just doing Gsus2 instead.
29 Jan 2018
Sophiamcniel avatar
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The verse feels like it could use another chord in it but still sounds good. The "and so I run now to the things they said could restore me" part in the chorus sounds a little off
29 Jan 2017
About this song

The Cough Syrup Songfacts reports that the song was composed when the band was unsigned and originally appeared on their 2008 Shake My Hand EP.The song was written as a cry for help when the band was broke and didn't know what to do with themselves. Read more on Last.fm.