Cough Syrup Uke tab by Young The Giant

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Intro: D chordD A chordA G chordG A chordA

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

Chorus:
Bm chordBm A chordA
If I could find a way to see this straight I’d run away
Ab chordAb 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

Interlude: D chordD A chordA G chordG A chordA

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

Chorus:
Bm chordBm A chordA
If I could find a way to see this straight I’d run away
Ab chordAb G chordG Bm chordBm A chordA
To some fortune that I should have found by now
Bm chordBm
And so I run out 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

Bridge:
D chordD A chordA
Life’s too short to even care at all oh whoa-oh
G chordG A chordA
I’m losing my mind losing my mind losing control

Interlude (x3): D chordD A chordA G chordG A chordA

Chorus:
Bm chordBm A chordA
If I could find a way to see this straight 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 out 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

Outro:
D chordD A chordA
One more spoon of cough syrup now oh whoa-oh
G chordG A chordA
One more spoon of cough syrup now whoa-oh oh oh

 

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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.