Fast Car Guitar Chords by Tracy Chapman

Fast Car Guitar Chords by Tracy Chapman

Fast Car by Tracy Chapman Guitar, Piano & Ukulele chords. The chords used – (D) (Bm) (A) (G), Capo – 2nd Fret, Key – D Maj

  • Chords used: (C) (G) (Em) (D)
  • Key – A Maj
  • Tempo – 103 Bpm
  • Capo – 2nd Fret

Intro

(C) (G) (Em) (D) (4x)

Verse

(C) You got a fast (G) car
(Em) I want a ticket to (D) anywhere
(C) Maybe we make a (G) deal
(Em) Maybe together we can (D) get somewhere
(C) Any place is (G) better
(Em) Starting from zero, got (D) nothing to lose
(C) Maybe we’ll make (G) something
(Em) Me myself, I got (D) nothing to prove

Verse

(C) You got a fast (G) car
(Em) I got a plan to (D) get us out of here
(C) I been working at the (G) convenience store
(Em) Managed to save just a (D) little bit of money
(C) Won’t have to drive too (G) far
(Em) Just ‘cross the border and (D) into the city
(C) You and I can (G) both get jobs
(Em) And finally see what it (D) means to be living

Verse

You see, (C) my old man’s got a (G) problem
He (Em) live with the bottle, that’s the (D) way it is
He (C) says his body’s too old for (G) working
His (C) body’s too young to (D) look like his
My (C) mama went off and (G) left him, she
(Em) wanted more from life than (D) he could give
I said, ” (C) Somebody’s got to take (G) care of him.”
So (Em) I quit school and that’s (D) what I did

Verse

(C) You got a fast (G) car
But is it (Em) fast enough so we can (D) fly away?
(C) We gotta make a (G) decision
(Em) Leave tonight or live and (D) die this way

Chorus

So I remember when: we were (C) driving, driving (G) in your car
The (C) speed so fast I felt like (G) I was drunk
(Em) City lights lay (C) out before us
And your (Em) arm felt nice wrapped (D) ’round my shoulder, and (C) I (Em) had a (D) feeling that I belonged, And (C) I (Em) had a feeling I could,
(Em) be someone, (C) be someone, (Em) be someone

Verse

(C) You got a fast (G) car
And (Em) we go cruising to entertain (D) ourselves
(C) You still ain’t got a (G) job
And I (Em) work in a market as a (D) checkout girl
(C) I know things will get (G) better
(Em) You’ll find work and (D) I’ll get promoted
(C) We’ll move out of the (G) shelter
(Em) Buy a bigger house and (D) live in the suburbs

Chorus

So I remember when: we were (C) driving, driving (G) in your car
The (C) speed so fast I felt like (G) I was drunk
(Em) City lights lay (C) out before us
And your (Em) arm felt nice wrapped (D) ’round my shoulder, and (C) I (Em) had a (D) feeling that I belonged, And (C) I (Em) had a feeling I could,
(Em) be someone, (C) be someone, (Em) be someone

Verse

(C) You got a fast (G) car
And (Em) I got a job that (D) pays all our bills
(C) You stay out drinking (G) late at the bar
You see (Em) more your friends than you (D) do your kids
(C) I’d always hoped for (G) better
(Em) Thought maybe together (D) you and me would find it
(C) I got no plans I ain’t (G) going nowhere
So (Em) take your fast car and (D) keep on driving

Chorus

So I remember when: we were (C) driving, driving (G) in your car
The (C) speed so fast I felt like (G) I was drunk
(Em) City lights lay (C) out before us
And your (Em) arm felt nice wrapped (D) ’round my shoulder, and (C) I (Em) had a (D) feeling that I belonged, And (C) I (Em) had a feeling I could,
(Em) be someone, (C) be someone, (Em) be someone

Verse

(C) You got a fast (G) car
But is it (Em) fast enough so we can (D) fly away?
(C) We gotta make a (G) decision
(Em) Leave tonight or live and (D) die this way

Outro

(C) (G) (Em) (D) X3
(C) (G)

Song Info & Credits –

  • Artist/Band: Tracy Chapman
  • Release Date: Apr. 15, 1988
  • Album: Fast Car
  • Genre: Pop
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