Tab: "Back on my Feet (Demo Version)" by Glen Phillips
Transcribed by michael a. mazur

Capo III

the demo is mostly just chords held by the organ, so i've arranged
the song for guitar the way glen plays it live.

Verse: The Em chord marked with an asterisk is omitted during the
       first verse on the demo. In all other verses, and live, it is
       played.

          G
i've been angry

           Em*
and i have strayed

       G             D/F#                 Em    Em7
i said words i never thought that i could say

               C       Dadd4 (x54030)
you were sadly sweet

                C      D
like an old bar song


Chorus:

            G       D/F#  Em     D        C
but i'll be back up on my feet before too long


Verse:

you could say you wanted me
if i said it first
words rang hollow
and the emptiness became a thirst
now i could drink those words
and they would make me strong

Chorus:

i'd be back up on my feet before too long
i'd be back up on my feet before too long


Bridge: A guitar enters here and plays the part below. The second
        measure is repeated throughout the bridge and continues once
        into the next verse.

  G                       (Em,C,Am,C,G in verse)
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|--------0-----------0--||------------0--------0---||
|-----------2~~~--0-----||*--2~~~--0-----2--0-----*|| Capo III
|-----------------------||*-----------------------*||
|-----------------------||-------------------------||
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           G       Em
before too long

         C
if you'd met me now

                           Am
you never would have stuck around

                         C
no, you never would have stuck around


Verse:

so i will lay me down
by the salty sea
and let the water pull the sand over my body
to wash me clean
like a river stone

Chorus:

and i'll be back up on my feet before too long
yeah, i'll be back up on my feet before too long

G  D/F#  Em  D  C
back     on  my feet     back up on my feet

G  D/F#  Em  D  C
back     on  my feet

G              C
back     on my feet

G