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Bm chord A chord G chord D chord C chord
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How To Play

Capo: 2nd fret

VERSE 1
 
Bm             A                     G
You, with your words like knives and swords
G
And weapons that you use against me 
Bm        A                 G
You, have knocked me off my feet again
G
Got me feeling like a nothing
Bm             A                     G
You, with your voice like nails on a chalk board
G
Callin' me out when I'm wounded
Bm   A                     G
You, pickin' on the weaker man
 
 
PRE CHORUS 1
 
A                        D               G      A
 Well you can take me down with just one single blow
    G*
But you don't know, what you don't know...
 
 
CHORUS
 
D       A       Bm                  G
Someday I'll be livin' in a big ol' city 
    D          A                G
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
D       A       Bm                      G
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me 
    D          A                G
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
                   D      C D
Why you gotta be so mean?
 
 
VERSE 2
 
Bm             A
You, with your switching sides and
     G
Your wild fire lies and your humiliation
Bm        A              G
You, have pointed out my flaws again
       -stop
As if I don't already see them
Bm          A
I walk with my head down
          G
Tryin' to block you out 
         G
'Cause I never impress you
Bm     A           G
I just wanna feel okay again
 
 
PRE CHORUS 2
 
A
I bet you got pushed around
D        G        A
Somebody made you cold
A
But the cycle ends right now 'cause
G
You can't lead me down that road
                   G -stop
And you don't know what you don't know
 
 
CHORUS
 
D       A       Bm                  G
Someday I'll be livin' in a big ol' city 
    D          A                G
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
D       A       Bm                      G
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me 
    D          A                G
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
                   D     C D   A   G
Why you gotta be so mean?
 
 
BRIDGE
 
          A
And I can see you years from now in a bar
D               G            A
 Talkin' over a football game
A
With that same big loud opinion
D            G        A
But nobody's listening
A
Washed up and ranting about the 
D* *once   A*       G*
Same old   bitter   things
A                                 D* A*    G*
Drunk and grumblin' all about how I  can't sing
 no chord         D    A  Bm
But all you are is mean
 
INTERLUDE
 
G              D            A          Bm
All you are is mean...and a liar...and pathetic
    G                 D         A         Bm        G
And alone in life and mean, and mean, and mean, and mean
 
 
*Palm mute first 2 lines*
    D       A       Bm                  G
But someday I'll be livin' in a big ol' city 
    D          A                G      G
And all you're ever gonna be is mean,  yeah--ah
 
 
CHORUS 2
 
D       A       Bm                      G
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me 
    D          A               G
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
G                   D
Why you gotta be so...Someday
A       Bm                 G
I'll be livin in a big ol' city why ya gotta be so mean
    D          A                G
And all you're ever gonna be is mean why ya gotta be so mean
D       A       Bm                      G
Someday I'll be big enough so you can't hit me why ya gotta be so mean
    D* *once   A*               G*
And all you're ever gonna be is mean
                   D*
Why you gotta be so  mean?
 

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