I won’t be home for Christmas    (video)

 

    G - Em - D - C - D (2x)

 

    G                                                Em

1.     Outside the carollers start to sing,

                                                   C

    I can't describe the joy they bring,

                                                             D

    cause joy is something they don't bring me.

G                                     Em

    My girlfriend is by my side,

                                                            C

    from the roof are hanging sicles of ice,

                                                D                                         G

    they're whiny voices get irritating, it's Christmas time again.

 

     G                                                           Em

2.       So I stand with a dead smile on my face

                                                                      C

    wondering how much of my time they'll waste,

                                                      D

    oh, God, I hate these Satan's helpers.

G                                              Em

    And then I guess I must've snapped

                                                      C

    ’cause I grabbed the baseball bat,

                                                  D

    and made them all run for shelter.

 

                        G

It's Christmas time again,

      Em                               C                        G

it's time to be nice to the people you can't stand all year,

       Em                    C                             G

I'm growing tired of all this Christmas cheer.

           D                       - Em                  C                          G

You people scare me,           please, stay away from my home,

     D                                      Em

if you don't wanna get beat down,

        C                                     D                    G

just leave the presents and then leave me alone !

 

+  G - Em - D - C - D (2x)

 

                 G                                                             Em

3. Well, I guess it's not cool to freak on Christmas Eve

                                                             C

   cause the cops came and arrested me,

                                        D

    they had an unfair advantage.

G                                                                Em

    And even though the jail didn't have a tree,

                                                C

    Christmas came a night early,

                                                                           D

    cause a guy named Bubba unwrapped my package, hot damn !

 

+  CHORUS             +  G - D - Em - C (2x)

 

   G                    D     - Em                   C

+     I won't be home,         I won't be home for Christmas !

G                    D     - Em                   C

     I won't be home.        I won't be home !

                                 G                        D      - Em                   C

    (Please, post my bail) ! I won't be home,         I won't be home !

                                 G                        D      - Em                   C

    (Please, post my bail) ! I won't be home,         I won't be home !

                                 G                        D      - Em                   C

    (Please, post my bail) ! I won't be home,         I won't be home !

                                 G                        D      - Em

    (Please, post my bail) ! I won't be home,

                      C                               - G

    I won't be home for Christmas !

 

    (Blink 182)