In the studio version, this is capo'd to the third fret. when darren played it live, he capo'd at the second fret. Enjoy! Em9 Underneath these stairs I hear the sneers and feel glares of C My cousin, my uncle and my aunt. Em9 Can't believe how cruel they are And it stings my lighting scar C To know that they'll never ever give me what I want. Am9 I know I don't deserve these D7 Stupid rules made by the Dursleys G, B/G, Em9 Here on Privet drive. Am7 Can't take all of these muggles, C But despite all of my struggles, Bm7 I'm still alive. C D9 Em9 D C I’m sick of summer and this waiting around. C D9 Em9 D C Man, it’s September, and I’m skipping this town C Bm7 Em9 A7 Hey It’s no mystery, there’s nothing here for me now C Bm9 Am7 I gotta get back to Hogwarts, D7 Em9 A7 I gotta get back to school. C Bm9 Am7 Gotta get myself to Hogwarts, D7 G G7 Where everybody knows I'm cool. C G D Em7 Back to witches and wizards, and magical beasts, C G D Em7 To goblins and ghosts and to magical feasts. C G D Em7 It’s all that I love, and it's all that I need. F C F C D9 HOGWARTS, HOGWARTS, I think I'm going back--- G----CC-G G B/G Em9 I'll see my friends, gonna laugh 'til we cry Em9 C Take my Firebolt, gonna take to the sky C Am7 Gm9 D9 NO WAY this year anyone's gonna die, and it's gonna be totally awesome G B/G Em9 I'll cast some spells, with a flick of my wand Em9 C Defeat the dark arts, yeah bring it on! C Am7 Gm9 D And do it all with my best friend Ron, 'cuz together we're totally awesome Bm9 E E7 RON: yeah, and it's gonna be totally awesome! Dialogue A F#m It's been so long, but we're going back Bm9 Don’t go for work, don't go there for class D As long as were together-- Dm9 -- gonna kick some ass E ... and it’s gonna be totally awesome! A F#m This year we'll take everybody by storm, D Stay up all night, sneak out of our dorm Dm9 E But let's not forget that we need to perform well in class F If we want to pass our OWLS! Fm Dm9 I may be frumpy, but I'm super smart Bb Check out my grades, they're "A's" for a start G/Bb Bbm What I lack in looks well I make up in heart, C And well guys, yeah, that's totally awesome F This year I plan to study a lot... Dm9 That would be cool if you were actually hot Bb G/Bb Bbm Hey Ron, come on, we're the only friends that she's got! Bbm And that's cool... C ... and that's totally awesome Bm9 D7 Yeah it's so cool, and it's totally awesome! C D Em9 D C We're sick of summer and this waiting around C D Em9 D C It's like we're sitting in the lost and found C Bm7 Don't take no sorcery Em9 A7 For anyone to see how... C Bm9 Am7 We gotta get back to Hogwarts D7 Em9 A7 We gotta get back to school C Bm9 Am7 We gotta get back to Hogwarts D7 G G7 Where everything is magic-cooooool C G D Em7 Back to witches and wizards, and magical beasts, C G D Em7 To goblins and ghosts and to magical feasts. C G D Em7 It’s all that I love, and it's all that I need. F C F C D HOGWARTS, HOGWARTS, I think I'm going back--- Am9 F This year you bet I’m gonna get outta here Dm9 The reign of Malfoy is drawing near E I’ll have the greatest wizard career, And its gonna be totally awesome Am9 F Look out world, for the dawn of the day Dm9 When everyone will do whatever I say And that Potter wont be in my way, and then E I’ll be the one who is totally awesome! Yeah you’ll be the one who is totally awesome. A Come on guys! Were gonna miss the train! A F#m Who knows how fast this years gonna go? D Hand me a glass, let the butterbeer flow Bm9 Maybe at last, I’m gonna talk to Cho, D E7 Oh no, that be WAY too awesome A F#m We’re back to learn everything that we can Bm9 It’s great to come back to where we began D E E7 And here we are, and alakazam! here we go, this is totally awesome! D E F#m E D Come on and teach us everything you know D E F#m E D The summer’s over and were itchin’ to go D C# I think were ready for F#m Albus Dumbledore! G E Oooooo Ahhhhhh. D Bm9 Welcome, all of you to Hogwarts E F#m Bmaj7 I Welcome all of you to school D Bm9 Did you know that here at Hogwarts E A A7 We’ve got a hidden swimming pool? D Bm9 Welcome, welcome, welcome Hogwarts E F#m Bmaj7 Welcome, all you hotties, nerds, and tools D Bm9 Now that I've got you here at Hogwarts D A I’d like to go over just a couple of rules: D A E F#m E D Back to witches and wizards, and magical beasts D A E F#m E D To goblins and ghosts and to magical feasts D A E F#m It's all that I love, and all that I need. G D G D E7 At HOGWARTS, HOGWARTS, E B F#m Abm Back to spells and enchantments, potions and friends E To Gryffindors! B Hufflepuffs! F#m Ravenclaws! Abm F#m Slytherins! E B Eb Abm Back to the place where our story begins D E D E It’s Hogwarts, Hogwarts, F# I’m sorry, what’s its name? D E D E Hogwarts, Hogwarts F# I didn’t hear you kids! D E D E Hogwarts, Hogwarts B Man, I’m glad I’m back.