• Song:

    A Song For The Metalheads

  • Artist:

    Butch Walker

  • Album:

    Sycamore Meadows

Capo 2 is how its played live, sounds fine in standard.

one nine six nine

Intro (x4): On the C lift your middle finger, or which ever is holding the E on the D string

          G (320003@1)    Em7                   C (x32010@1)           Dpress (xx0232@1)the tape recorder let's get this all down real fast
           G (320003@1)           Em7       C (x32010@1)      Dbefore (xx0232@1)the insignificant thought goes by
        G (320003@1)     Em7                C (x32010@1)           Dthere's (xx0232@1)one more slow song left to write for the record
G (320003@1)          Em7         C (x32010@1)   Dmake (xx0232@1)all the metal heads cry

      G (320003@1)           Em7         C (x32010@1)              Dthrow (xx0232@1)rocks but not rocking and stand there just mocking
     G (320003@1)            Em7          C (x32010@1)           Dwith (xx0232@1)hands in their armpits that they'll later smell
         C (x32010@1)         Bm (x24432@1)             C (x32010@1)             Em7 
when you live in the past there's one thing that will last
     C (x32010@1)             D (xx0232@1)            G (320003@1)    Git's (320003@1)resentment that time won't sit still


           G (320003@1)         Em7        C (x32010@1)        Dthe (xx0232@1)record business is fucked and it's kinda funny
      G (320003@1)        Em7        C (x32010@1)   Dit'll (xx0232@1)separate a boy from a man
        G (320003@1)       Em7          C (x32010@1)              Dyou (xx0232@1)can buy every copy of your record with your money
    G (320003@1)      Em7       C (x32010@1)  Dbut (xx0232@1)you'd be your only fan

           G (320003@1)          Em7         C (x32010@1)         Dif (xx0232@1)there's one thing my father said when he was younger
     G (320003@1)        Em7         C (x32010@1)             Dto (xx0232@1)a kid with a mullet that looked like his son
   C (x32010@1)         Bm (x24432@1)       C (x32010@1)        Em7
to want and to try is the difference why
     C (x32010@1)    D (xx0232@1)              G (320003@1)      Gsome (320003@1)people will walk and some run . . .thank you dad


        G (320003@1)         Em7           C (x32010@1)             Dsharpen (xx0232@1)up all your pencils cause class will come early
        G (320003@1)         Em7              C (x32010@1)      Dthere's (xx0232@1)so much you thought that you knew
          G (320003@1)      Em7           C (x32010@1)         Dwhile (xx0232@1)the b list celebrities all pay for the fame
        G (320003@1)            Em7         C (x32010@1)   Dthey'll (xx0232@1)soak up what's left of the pool

        G (320003@1)        Em7    C (x32010@1)       Dwhile (xx0232@1)a kid in the corner becomes a savant
   G (320003@1)      Em7           C (x32010@1)   Dno (xx0232@1)one will care til he's dead
      C (x32010@1)            Bm (x24432@1)              C (x32010@1)      Em7
or he falls from his grace with it all over the place
      C (x32010@1)         D (xx0232@1)          G (320003@1)    Gand (320003@1)a piece of it stuck in his head

Intro x4

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