Build Me Up Buttercup chords
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Intro
C E F G
C E7 F G
Chorus
Why do you Cbuild me up (build me up) E7buttercup, baby
Just to Flet me down (let me down) and Gmess me around
And then Cworst of all (worst of all) E7you never call, baby
When you Fsay you will (say you will) but GI love you still
I need Cyou (I need you) more than C7anyone, darlin'
You Fknow that I have from the Fmstart
So Cbuild me up (build me up) Gbuttercup
Don't break my FhearCt G C
Verse
"I'll be oCver at tGen," you told me Bbtime and Fagain
But you're laCte, I wait Faround and then
I Cwent to the Gdoor, I can't Bbtake any Fmore
Don't break my ChearBbt G F
It's not Cyou, you let me Fdown again
Pre-Chorus
(FHey, Chey, Dmhey!) baby, baby, try to find
(GHey, Fmhey, Emhey!) a little time and I'll make you mine
IF'll be home
I'll be D7beside the phone waiting for yoGu
When you Gsay you will (say you will) but FI love you still
OGoo-oo-ooo, Gooo-oo-ooo
Chorus
Why do you Cbuild me up (build me up) E7buttercup, baby
Just to Flet me down (let me down) and Gmess me around
And then Cworst of all (worst of all) E7you never call, baby
When you Fsay you will (say you will) but GI love you still
I need Cyou (I need you) more than C7anyone, darlin'
You Fknow that I have from the Fmstart
So Cbuild me up (build me up) Gbuttercup
AltGhough you're Cuntrue
Don't break my FhearCt G C
Verse
To Cyou I'm a Gtoy but I Bbcould be the Fboy you
ACdore, if you'd just lFet me know
I'll be D7beside the phone waiting for yoGu
AltChough you're Guntrue
I'm Bbattracted to Fyou all the Cmore
Why do I Fneed you so
Pre-Chorus
(FHey, Chey, Dmhey!) baby, baby, try to find
It's not Fyou, you let me Cdown again
(GHey, Fmhey, Emhey!) a little time and I'll make you mine
IF'll be home
I'll be D7beside the phone waiting for yoGu
OGoo-oo-ooo, Gooo-oo-ooo
Chorus
Why do you Cbuild me up (build me up) E7buttercup, baby
(GHey, Emhey, Fmhey!) a little time and I'll make you mine
Just to Flet me down (let me down) and Gmess me around
And then Cworst of all (worst of all) E7you never call, baby
When you Fsay you will (say you will) but GI love you still
I need Cyou (I need you) more than C7anyone, darlin'
You Fknow that I have from the Fmstart
So Cbuild me up (build me up) Gbuttercup
Don't break my FhearBbt G C
The chord arrangement shown above is the author's own work as an interpretation of the song, along with related interactive content. This work may only be used for educational purposes.

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C chord
E chord
F chord
G chord
E7 chord
C7 chord
Fm chord
Bb chord
Dm chord
Em chord
D7 chord
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