Wildfire    (video)

 

    G - D - Am - C (2x)

 

    G

1. I could never own up, I need to speak up,

 

    I don't want to grow up, don't want to end up,

       Em           D              C

    caught in a landslide with the other side.

 

      G

2. Living for the pay check, dying for the weekend,

 

    take another Xanax, cheating on your girlfriend.

      Em              D                 C

    Taking your last breath, counting down the time.

 

G                                         - D

    Don't tell me it's too late,       I'm stuck in heaven's gate,

  Am                                         C

strike a match and start a wildfire.

G                                       - D

    I'll own all my mistakes,       won't give you what you take,

Am                                         C

watch you burning in the wildfire !

 

+  G - D - Am - C

 

               G

3. They said I'd never make it (watching me fall),

 

    all the time I wasted (learning to)

      Em                  D              C

    crawl from the ashes as this world comes crashing down.

 

+  CHORUS

 

   G                         D                              Em

+     We won this war, we cursed and swore,

                              C                                                    G

    they stood no chance at all (the underdogs came home).

                            D                             Em

    We won this war, we cursed and swore,

                              C

    they stood no chance at all.

 

+  G - D - Am - C

 

         G                                            D

+  I don't forget, I don't forgive, I'll never change the way I live,

       Am                                             C

    I always fought the urge to fall in line.

       G                                                      D

    I turned my back on all the rules, I'll never heed the king of fools,

          Am                                        C

    I'll never lead the perfect kind of life.

        G                                             D

    I don't forget, I don't forgive, I'll never change the way I live,

      Am                                              C

    I always fought the urge to fall in line.

       G                                                      D

    I turned my back on all the rules, I'll never heed the king of fools,

          Am                                         C

    I'll never lead the perfect kind of life.

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    The underdogs came home.

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Blink 182)