• Song:

    Going Backgoing Home

  • Artist:

    Butch Walker

Butch Walker
Going Back Going Home
Sycamore Meadows
Submitted by: paramore_fans@yahoo.com

Key: D

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
D -    xx0232
A -    x02220
Bm -   244322
G -    320033
D7 -   xx0212
E/G# - 476xxx
D/F# - 2x023x
E -    022100

Intro: D--G-D/F#-Em-A-- x2

Verse 1:
        D (xx0232@1)          G (320003@1)  D/F# (200232@1)Em (022000@1)AI'm (x02220@1)not happy with myself these days
           D (xx0232@1)                GI (320003@1)took the best parts of the script 
D/F# (200232@1)Em (022000@1)             Aand (x02220@1)I made them all cliches
         DAnd (xx0232@1)this red bandanas 
G (320003@1)    D/F# (200232@1)Em (022000@1)Asurely (x02220@1)gonna fade
     D (xx0232@1)             GEven (320003@1)though it's the only 
D/F# (200232@1)    Em (022000@1)        Athing (x02220@1)the fire didn't take

Chorus 1:
G (320003@1)       AEverybody (x02220@1)says you'll grown a 
D (xx0232@1)           Bmlot (x24432@1)from this experience
G (320003@1)            A (x02220@1)        D (xx0232@1) Baby B comes in after a while
          D7becomes (xx0212@1)a president
G (320003@1)                      A (x02220@1) The best things get disguised
              Bm (x24432@1)A (x02220@1)name="chord_143121@4">E/G#
sometimes but all I know is
  GI (320003@1)finally know the difference 
  Abetween (x02220@1)going back and going home

Post Chorus: D--G-D/F#-Em-A-- x2

Verse 2:
          D (xx0232@1)        G (320003@1)        D/F# (200232@1)Em (022000@1)name="chord_x02220@1">A
There's a lady on my block that has a kid
       D (xx0232@1)          GAs (320003@1)he swims in the above ground
D/F# (200232@1)name="chord_022000@1">Em               Apool (x02220@1)she seals up the lid
       DAnd (xx0232@1)he thinks it's kinda 
G (320003@1)    D/F# (200232@1)   Em (022000@1) Anormal (x02220@1)that she hides
        D (xx0232@1)              GAll (320003@1)the cuts and all the bruises
D/F# (200232@1)            Em (022000@1)             A (x02220@1)   She says it's warpaint for the eyes

Chorus 2:
    G (320003@1)               AShe (x02220@1)tells her son she did the best 
    D (xx0232@1)                 Bmshe (x24432@1)could as she buries Dad
G (320003@1)                 A (x02220@1)       D (xx0232@1) Maybe he'll grow up to be a man 
            D7or (xx0212@1)like his father did
G (320003@1)               AAs (x02220@1)they leave the driveway 
        Bm (x24432@1)name="chord_x02220@1">A      E/G#for (143121@4)the northern snow
     GThey (320003@1)finally know the difference 
  Abetween (x02220@1)going back and going home

Post Chorus: D--G-D/F#-Em-A-- x2

Bridge: Rap part
DCut (xx0232@1)to a life
Being born in '69
GLittle (320003@1)class suburb
AEverythings (x02220@1)fine
DFondue (xx0232@1)parties
My mom and my dad
GDrinks (320003@1)being drunk
    AAnd (x02220@1)fights being had
  DI (xx0232@1)lost my virginity to a girl in my band
        G (320003@1)                  AShe (x02220@1)was four years older she made me a man
   DSo (xx0232@1)addicted to sex
Every chance that I got
        GWith (320003@1)whoever I wanted
  AUntil (x02220@1)I got caught
     DSo (xx0232@1)I took my penicillin and I took my band
     G (320003@1)                            ATo (x02220@1)a town made of glitter girls and cocaine friends
    DGot (xx0232@1)handed the dream by the age of eighteen
    G (320003@1)                          ASaw (x02220@1)more than most people that I know had ever seen
       DPlayed (xx0232@1)every bar drank till black and blue
        GDid (320003@1)the morning show bullshit
    AAnd (x02220@1)went to China too
           DWhere (xx0232@1)they left us to die without a ticket to flee
   G (320003@1)                       AIn (x02220@1)sighting the riot we were only 23
          DPacked (xx0232@1)it up started over just as fast as we can
        G (320003@1)                        ASelling (x02220@1)tapes making merch in the back of a van
       DLiving (xx0232@1)hand-to-mouth for the next five years
     G (320003@1)(hold)
Took up drinking wine, gave up drinking beer
        DSigned (xx0232@1)another big deal with a devil in a dress
  E (022100@1)                        AA (x02220@1)one hit wonder I think, describes it best
  DDecided (xx0232@1)to burn out, then to fade away
     E (022100@1)                 AWent (x02220@1)back to the van the very next day
          DPicked (xx0232@1)it up made a living without any help
      E (022100@1)                 AMade (x02220@1)amazing friends if I saw so myself
   DIf (xx0232@1)living like this at thirty-eight is a bore
Then come on God please give me thirty-eight more

Chorus 3:
    G (320003@1)       A (x02220@1)         DAnd (xx0232@1)everybody know's I've seen a lot
           BmYea, (x24432@1)I'm experienced
G (320003@1)                 A (x02220@1)         D (xx0232@1) Makes you feel so old after a while
              D7Just (xx0212@1)like our last president
G (320003@1)           A (x02220@1)               Bm (x24432@1) A (x02220@1)name="chord_143121@4">E/G#
  Everytime I come back in this town I know
          G (320003@1)                    A(Hold)
I finally know the difference between 
going back and going home
Yea back and going home I do

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