Country Kid Guitar Chords Peter Ward

Country Kid Guitar Chords Peter Ward

[Instrumental]
 F     A#     F     A#     F     A#     C

[Verse one]
F              A#             F     A#    F                A#           F     A#
A country kid,   a crowded city,      a country kid     feeling so alone
F                  A#            F         A#    F                  C          F
Thinking   if you were just to disappear,     would anyone, even know you’d gone?

[Verse two]
F               A#        F           A#       F                 A#                   F     A#
Couldn’t see yourself,  living there      it wasn’t like the places you’ve called home
F          A#          F     A#         F                C        F
You defied, conventionality     your saw a chance and you were gone

[Chorus]
C                 Dm                      A#                     F
Swirling winds   dirty streets you were feeling chilled to the bone
 C                Dm                   A#               F
Pretty obvious  pretty clear  you’re better off moving on

[Verse three]
F                   A#                    F       A#    F            A#        F      A#
Where was the light,  where was the opportunity      everyone was talking about
F               A#           F           A#               F               C          F
well if you’re fed with a silver spoon      you’ll be streets ahead,  before too soon.

[Verse four]
F                     A#             F            A#            F      A#         F      A#
For most it’s wasted days in some dead end job       making money for someone else
F               A#           F                A#       F              C       F
Using your body and they’re using your mind         all for their greedy selves

[Chorus]
C                 Dm                      A#                     F
Swirling winds   dirty streets you were feeling chilled to the bone
 C                Dm                   A#               F
Pretty obvious  pretty clear  you’re better off moving on

[Refrain]
    F                 C                 Dm                 A#
Do what you can with what you’ve got    be who you want to be
 F              C               Dm           A#
Give yourself half a chance to find your destiny
  F                           C                  Dm             A#
What other point is there to life than this     none that I can see
    F                 C                  A#                  F
Do what you can with what you’ve got and be who you want to be

[Verse five]
F              A#      F         A#         F           A#                  F       A#
Our country kid did pretty well   on a path he mapped out for himself instead
 F                     A#             F      A#      F              C        F
Did the old folks proud   kept his dignity    and used the power  in his head.

[Chorus]
C                 Dm                      A#                     F
Swirling winds   dirty streets you were feeling chilled to the bone
 C                Dm                   A#               F
Pretty obvious  pretty clear  you’re better off moving on

[Refrain]
    F                 C                 Dm                 A#
Do what you can with what you’ve got    be who you want to be
 F              C               Dm           A#
Give yourself half a chance to find your destiny
  F                           C                  Dm             A#
What other point is there to life than this     none that I can see
    F                 C                  A#                  F
Do what you can with what you’ve got and be who you want to be

[Outro]
C      Dm         A#                      F
                 Feeling chilled to the bone
C      Dm         A#                F
                 Better off moving on
C      Dm         A#                      F
                 Feeling chilled to the bone
 A#                 F     A#     C                F      A#     C               F
Better off moving on          better off moving on         better off moving on
A#       C       F
1 year ago

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