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The Get Up Kids
Something To Write Home About
1999 Vagrant Records
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Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Tracklist:
1.) Holiday
2.) Action And Action
3.) Valentine
4.) Red Letter Day
5.) Out Of Reach
6.) 10 Minutes
7.) The Company Dime
8.) My Apology
9.) I'm A Loner Dottie, A Rebel
10.) Long Goodnight
11.) Close To Home
12.) I'll Catch You

_______________________________________________

1.) Holiday

Key: E

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
E -    022100
B -    x24442
C#m -  x46654
A - x02220F#m - 244222
G#m - 466444 E/G# - 476xxx C - x32010 Intro: E--C#m--G#m--A-- Verse 1:
EWhat became of everyone
C#mI used to know?
G#mWhere did our respectable
Aconvictions go?
EYour words don't match the
C#mstory that your actions show
G#m A What do I know?
Refrain 1:
F#m I'm sure you can't
Ahelp but remembering
C#mI thought that you'd be one
ANot to forget
C#mRemembering's not
Ahelping you yet
Chorus 1:
ESay goodnight
C#mMeans goodbye
AI know you think my life
B C#m Ewill stop with you away
AMaybe I can
Bsee you on
E C#mHolidays worlds away
A BI've never forgotten
C#m Eall our yesterdays
AI'm lucky if
Bwe're speaking on
E C#m G#m AHolidays
Verse 2:
EThe evidence presents itself
C#mAccusingly
G#mYou're absence speaking everything
AYou think of me
E C#mNow that I am faced with opportunity
G#m A C You're not remembering
Refrain 2:
F#m A I'm not asking you to anyway
C#m AAnd even if you ever could cave in
C#m Ai wouldnt know where to begin
Chorus 2:
ESay goodnight
C#mMeans goodbye
AI know you think my life
B C#m Ewill stop with you away
AMaybe I can
Bsee you on
E C#mHolidays worlds away
A BI've never forgotten
C#m Eall our yesterdays
AI'm lucky if
Bwe're speaking on
C#m G#m A BHolidays Holidays
Interlude: F#m--E/G#--A-- x3 Chorus 3:
ESay goodnight
C#mMeans goodbye
AI know you think my life
B C#m Ewill stop with you away
AMaybe I can
Bsee you on
E C#mHolidays worlds away
A BI've never forgotten
C#m Eall our yesterdays
AI'm lucky if
Bwe're speaking on
C#m G#m A F#m E(hold)Holidays Holidays
____________________________________________ 2.) Action And Action Key: E Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: C#m - x46654 B - x24442
A - x02220E - 022100
G#m - 466444
C - x32010F#m - 244222
Ab/C - x365xx Intro: C#m-B-A-E-G#m---A (x3)
Organ: Will enter simultaneously with drums at 2nd timee|-4----4----2-0--2-0--4----4----5----5---B|---5----5--------------5----5----5----5-G|----------------------------------------D|---------------------------------------- x2A|----------------------------------------E|----------------------------------------
Verse 1:
E You really think that youíre bigger than this
Abm To the tune of ten thousand lisps
A Who would have thought weíd represent
C When I canít take a compliment?
E Overexposure is the key
Abm And any focus on me
A Is appreciated
C As it should be
Refrain 1:
C#m Abm No wonder now
A E Abm I finally found
AThe right formula look for
Chorus 1:
E Abm You taught me how
A B I play the fool
E Abm Every mistake that I make
A F#m I couldnít have made without you
E Abm Whatís said is done
A B And plain to see
A B C You take it all too seriously
(Repeat Intro but only twice) Verse 2:
E What better way to make an honest mistake
Abm Than a televised hand of fate
A When the worldís closing in on you
C A decision would be overdue
E Now nothing left is out of hand
Abm A stronger jaded man stands
A If the world is ending
C Then we toast to it
Refrain 2:
C#m Abm Iím stronger now
A E But not without
Abm A The right formula look for
Chorus 2:
E Abm You taught me how
A B I play the fool
E Abm Every mistake that I make
A F#m I couldnít have made without you
E Abm Whatís said is done
A B And plain to see
A B Hereís all you get from me
Ab/C Hereís all you get from me
Organ: C#m(hold)-A(hold)-E(hold)-G#m(hold) Bridge:
C#m A Iím down for whatever
E Abm Whatís there left to wait for?
C#m A Iím down for whatever
E Abm Whatís there left to wait for?
A-B A-B Ab/C wait for I wait
(Repeat Chorus 2) End on C#m _______________________________________________ 3.) Valentine Key: E Tuning: Standard ADGBe Chords used: E - 022100 B - x24442 C#m - x46654 A - x02220 E/G# - 476xxx Intro: E--B--C#m--A (x2)
E B C#m A It's words you forget To anniversary songs
E B C#m A The bottles bite back Your tolerance wrong
E B C#m A Your good intentions count for little anymore
E B C#m-A If you're sorry, Why wage war?
Refrain 1:
E/G# A E Im not fully convinced,There's something wrong with this
C#m ACould another point of view, Biased and untrue,
B A BTear me, away from you?
Chorus 1:
E B A C#m B A E/G# A B Will you be my Va-lentine, If I'm a world away?
E B A C#m B A E/G# A B A B Apologies are breaking me Constants aren't so constant anymore
Interlude: E(hold)-B(hold)-C#m(hold)-A(hold) Verse 2:
E B C#m A Two days to wait for calls to come through
E B C#m A Tonight for me translates to yesterday to you
Refrain 2:
E/G# A E You Bend and you wave You're barely away
C#m AWish i could say tonight, When you bend and wave goodbye
B A B "Take me with you."
(Repeat Refrain) Chorus 2:
E B A C#m B A E/G# A B Will you be my Va-lentine, If I'm a world away?
E B A C#m B A E/G# A B C#m E Apologies are breaking me Constants aren't so constant anymore
Constants aren't so constant anymore (will you be my valentine) Constants aren't so constant anymore (will you be my valentine) Constants aren't so constant anymore (will you be my valentine) until fade out
A B A B E(hold) Constants aren't so constant anymore
____________________________________________________ 4.) Red Letter Day Key: E Tuning; Standard EADGBe Chords used: E - 022100 Es4 - 022200 C#m - x46654 D - xx0232 B - x24442
A - x02220G#m - 466444
F#m - 244222 Am - x02210 Intro: E--Es4--E (x4) Verse 1:
E A D Youíve got some nerve I never knew
A C#mWhat with the world we gave away in front of you
E D A I see it all Much clearer now
AmYouíre just a phase Iíve gotten over anyhow
Refrain 1: C#m B E G#m C#m--B Itís over, Iím not giving in again Chorus:
A B Weíre loyal like brothers
C#m E Just us versus all the others
A B C#m--B You the one for You the one for me?
A B I trusted misleading
C#m E Promises worth repeating
A B A F#m How could you do this to me?
Verse 2:
E A D Red letter day that I learned
A C#m Iím sure youíll get what you deserve
E D I see it all Much clearer sinceÖ
A Am Far past the point of this.
Refrain 2:
C#m B Itís over
(Repeat Chorus except last line)
A B How could you do this
A B A B How could you do this to me?
Bridge:
EÖ And if itís a lie
AbmI donít want to be the one who signed
C#mIím not the one who falls down
B AItís over now
EIf you want to tryÖ
F#m-Abm-ATry to forget it
C#m BIíll say itís over
C#m F#m---B Iím gone (Repeat Chorus last line) Outro:
A B How could you do this
A B E(hold) How could you do this to me?
__________________________________________ 5.) Out Of Reach Key: B Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used:
B - x24442F# - 244322
Ebm - x68876G#m - 466444
E - 022100 C#m - x46654
F#-F plucke|-----B|-----G|-----D|-----A|-----
E|-2-1- Intro: B-F#-Ebm-G#m-E-F#-G#m-B(F#-F pluck) E-F#-Ebm-G#m-E--F# Verse 1:
B F# Ebm Long way from home
Abm E F# Abm B(F#-F pluck) lost by an echo I'd never have known
E F# Ebm Abm E I've got pictures to prove I was there
F#but you don't care
B F# Ebm Abm E F# Abm B(F#-F pluck) Here's me overseas, across the pond by the Dover peaks
E F# Ebm Abm E I've smuggled myself into new nationalities
F#you think you'd be proud of me
Chorus:
B E There's room to believe
Abm F# Bout of sight, out of mind, out of reach
C#m Abm Ebm E F# Start over is no way to begin
(Repeat Intro, Verse 1 and Chorus Twice)
E F#way to begin
B(hold)way to begin
_________________________________________________ 6.) 10 Minutes Key: B, E Tuning: Standard EADGBe chords used:
B - x24442E - 022100
G#m - 466444 F# - 244322 C#m - x46664 A - x02220 Intro: Drumbeats: B-E-B-E-G#m-E-G#m-F#-B-E-B-E-G#m-E(hold) Verse 1:
BTen minutes to downtown
Eis ten minutes too far
G#m F#When my friends all say I'm crazy
Bmaybe I'm being selfish
EMaybe I'm just scared
G#m F#Don't be gone when I get
G#m E G#mhome I need you there
Refrain 1:
F# E C#m-B-C#m-If I had to explain it
B E C#m B C#mI wouldn't know where to start
B EIt's like you're falling in
C#m B-E-B-E-G#m-E-G#m-F#-B-E-B-E-G#m-E-B-love while i just fall apart
Verse 2:
F# BTen minutes to downtown
Eis ten minutes too far
G#m F#when my heart is saying you're crazy
BMaybe things are getting better
EMaybe things aren't so bad
G#m F#Don't be gone when I get
G#m E G#mhome you're all I have
Refrain 2:
F# E C#m-B-C#m-If I had to explain it
B E C#m B C#mI wouldn't know where to start
B EIt's like you're falling in
C#m A-- love while i just fall apart Chorus 1:
E B E BPockets empty How can you tell
C#m Bme that everything will work out
E Ba pointless fight
E Bwhen you're always right and
A BEverything will work out
A C#m your words out
Guitar Solo: E-B-E-B-C#m--B-- x2 A--C#m--B(hold)--- Interlude: E-C#m-B-E-C#m-B- Bridge:
E C#m B ESometimes I miss you more
C#m B Bwhenever I'm at home
E C#m B EI've been home all summer
c#m B BNow I'm leaving you alone
Breakdown: C#m-B-C#m-B-A---- Chorus 2:
E B E BPockets empty How can you tell
C#m Bme that everything will work out
E Ba pointless fight
E Bwhen you're always right and
A B E B E BEverything will work out
C#m B E B E BEverything will work out
C#m B A B-E--E(hold) Everything will work out _________________________________________ 7.) The Company Dime Key: G Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: G - 320033 D - xx0232 C - x32010 or C9 - x320033 Am - x02210 G/B - x2x003 Bm - x24432 D/F# - 2x023x Intro: D Verse 1:
C D I watched it all come crashing down
Bm COn the verge of a world profound
DStanding on unstable ground
D/F# CAdding insult to irony
DI think itís really gonna happen this time
Bm COur calls on the company dime
DReluctance ties up the line
D/F#With irresponsibility
Interlude: G-D-C
Guitar 2:e|-----------3-2---3-2---3-2-3-2---3-2---3-2-5--3--2----|B|-----0-1-3-----3-----3---------3-----3--------------3-|G|-0-2--------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------|
Verse 2:
C D No matter save for a friend
Bm CNo argument can amend
DIrreplaceable but in the end
D/F# COne star player doesnít save the team
DNow youíre open to attack
Bm COur burden rests on your back
DReplace, re-track
D/F#Responsibility
Interlude 2: G-D-C--Am
Guitar 2:e|-----------3-2---3-2---3-2-3-2---3-2---3-2-5--3--2-----3--2-|B|-----0-1-3-----3-----3---------3-----3--------------3-------|G|-0-2--------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------------------|
Chorus:
C(hold)Iím still waiting for
G/B(hold) G(Iím still waiting for)
Am G/BYou to get over this
C(hold)Iím still waiting for
G/B(hold) G(Iím still waiting for)
Am G/BYou to get over this
C(hold)Iím still waiting for
G/B(hold) G(Iím still waiting for)
Am G/B CYou to get over this
Verse 3:
C D Anonymous until the ending
Bm CSpent a long long time pretending
DAnd a longer day spent accepting
D/F# CWhat the world ahead would store
DYou only learn but not believing
Bm CThat the industry is unforgiving
DEverything that youíve been giving
D/F#Isnít what it was before
(Repeat Interlude 2 and Chorus) Interlude 3: G-Am-C-D (x2)
Guitar 2:e|-----------------------B|-1-0-1-0-1-0-----------G|-----------------------D|----------------------- x8A|-----------------------E|-----------------------
Bridge:
G Am Replace, re-track
C D Replace, re-track
G Am C-D(hold) Replace, re-track
(Repeat Chorus and Interlude 3 until fade out) __________________________________________________ 8.) My Apology Key: G Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: G - 320033
D - xx0232Em - 022000
C - x32010 Bm - x24432 Am - x02210 E/G# - 4xx45x or 476xxx Verse 1:
Em CYouíll be accepting my apology
G CFor taking things too seriously
G E/G#Sometimes Iím old enough to keep routines
Am CSometimes Iím child enough to scream
Em CFor everything I broke in two
G CYouíre barely missing me Iím missing you
G E/G#And everything you do I really do
Am CI really do Sure I do
Refrain 1:
Bm CMy once photographic memory
G Em For recollectionsís sake is failing me
C I canít remember for the life of me
Chorus:
G BmSometimes I can think to recite
Em CWords that I read and rewrite
Bm CMy pens paint people that Iíve proven wrong
(repeat)
Em C We move on
Verse 2:
Em CGet a job where I tell
G CAll of my accounts of someone else
G E/G#Iím quick enough to judge that they were wrong
Am CAnd that we knew it all along
Em CSing a long long-winded song
G Em(hold) D(hold) C I would be content to hum along Humm
Bridge:
G CIf I state that my fingers know where to show
EmWhat everyone should have known
GIíll let it go
CHopefully youíll forget
EmAny words that I put in print
C(hold)My luck, youíll change
CHave strength enough to walk away
(Repeat Chorus 4 times) Outro:
G(hold)Wrong
__________________________________________ 9.) I'm A Loner Dottie, A Rebel Key: C Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: F - 133211 G - 320003
Am - x02210Em - 022000
C - x32010 Intro: F-G-Am-Em (x4) F--G--C--Am--F--G--C-- Verse 1:
C F Come tomorrow Iíll be on my way back home
G C FIn the morning call from a roadside telephone
C F One night doesnít mean the rest of my life
Chorus:
G F Am Em F If I go itís not impossible
G Am C F GPossible is probably wrong
Am EmSo, let go
F G Ccause Iím afraid to try
F C--F--G Keep my hands by my side Verse 2:
F G You wonít come back
C AmI hope some day youíll understand
F GI wanna try, make it right
CDonít know if I can
Bridge:
F G Am EmLast night everything was right
F GThe rain was gone
Am Em F GOne summer nightís the only time weíve known
Am Em So, shut your eyes
F G C(hold) When you wake up Iíll be gone
F C-- When you wake up Iíll be gone
C F G One night doesnít mean the rest of my life
(Repeat Chorus except last line) _______________________________________________ 10.) Long Goodnight Key: E Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: E - 022100 B - x24442 C#m - x46654 A - x02220
B - x24442F#m - 244222
G#m - 466444 E/G# - 4xx45x Intro: C#m--E/G#-B-E--B (x3) C#m--E/G#-B-E--A--- Verse 1:
C#m E/G# B E B Every attempt to
C#m E/G# B E A is filled with holes
C#m E/G# B E B C#m--E/G#-B-E--A-- it reads like a polygraph i'm told Refrain:
B A i'm not better anyway
B(hold) let it go
Verse 2:
C#m E/G# B E B i never sleep still
C#m E/G# B E A less i forget
C#m E/G# B E B C#m--E/G#-B-E--A-- tied down by handicaps instead Refrain 2:
B A i'm not better anyway
B A but i didn't want it to turn out this way
Chorus:
C#m B A Esing a long goodnight, forget any fight
A E Abmrefuse to rest assured
C#m B A Eit comes with no reply hold on too tight
A E Abm(hold)i hang on every word
Interlude: A--F#m--G#m--A--E--A--F#m--G#m--A--E Bridge:
E A F#m if it all ended tonight, you know that i wouldn't mind
Abm Ait'd be back to the good old times before it won
(repeat) (Repeat Chorus twice) Outro: A--E _______________________________________________ 11.) Close To Home Key: D Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: D - xx0232 D/F# - 2x023x
Bm - x24432G - 320033
A - x02220Em - 022000
A/C# - x476xx or x4222xF#m - 244222
Verse 1:
D G Summer swallowed us whole
BmWaited for you to come around
D/F# G Every word you wrote
D GDown, we read it over to know
BmWould they believe in us now?
D/F# G Thereís no shame like no
D GSound from sources hits close to home
BmEverything that weíve found
D/F# GSays make your own destiny But
Chorus:
Bm A G A D Youíre unaware that you
GShould be scared
BmMaybe youíll learn from
A Gmistakes that we make
D/F# G A Bm Weíre not waiting forever
D/F# G A BmWe know youíll never be there
D/F# G A Bm Weíre not waiting forever
D Bm G----- If you get out See you there Interlude: D--G--Bm--D/F#-G
Guitar 2:e|--------0----------0---2----------0------2-0-----------0---|B|----3-----3----3-----3----------3---3--------3-2-3-2-3---3-|G|------2----------2----------2----------2-------------------|D|-0-----------0------------0---0----------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
Verse 2:
D G Summer swallowed us whole
BmWaited for you to come around
D/F# G Thereís no shame like no
D GSound from sources hits close to home
BmEverything that weíve found
D/F# GSays make your own destiny But
(Repeat Chorus except last line)
D AIf you get out See you there
Bm GYouíre not awake As Iím aware
Woo
D--A--Bm--G
Bridge:
Bm A GMaybe we had all you
Em D A/C#Figured absolutely wrong
Bm A GThereís been a misunderstanding
Em D A/C#Weíve had all along
Bm A GMaybe we had all you
Em D A/C#Figured absolutely wrong
(Maybe we had all you Figured absolutely wrong)
Bm A GYou can read about
(You can read) Em D--F#m--Bm--A-G--Em--D-A/C#-Bm--A-G------Em----D About it when weíre gone _____________________________________ 12.) I'll Catch You Key: A Tuning: Standard EADGBe Chords used: A - x02220
D/F# 2x023xE - 022100
D - xx0232F#m - 244222
Bm - x24432 C#m - x46654 Intro: A--D/F#-- x6 Verse 1:
ACan you sleep as the sound
D/F#hits your ears one at a time?
an unspoken balance here
A D/F# unabridged for so many years
A D/F#that i should stare at receivers
A D/F# Eto receive her isn't fair
Chorus:
D don't worry
Ai'll catch you
D don't worry
Ai'll catch you
D C#m(hold) Bm(hold) don't ever worry
Verse 2:
A your arms in mine
D/F# anytime
A i wouldn't trade anything
D/F# you're still my everything
A D/F# to my surprise before
A D/F# Emy eyes you arrive
(Repeat Chorus) Bridge:
F#m E D i'm still breaking old habits habits
F#m E Awhen you pulled the wool over me
A D/F# A i can see everything everything
F#m E D re-membering
F#m E A D/F# A D/F# jinx removing
(Repeat Chorus) Outro:
F#m E D no need for reminding you're
F#m E A(hold)still all that matters to me
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