Jason (jcreed) wrote,
Jason
jcreed


Two beats per chord change, tempo reasonably bouncily high.

Am    Em       Am         Em
He's  safe  forever and a day
               Am         Em
            forever and a day
               Am             Em
            if ever there's a way he'll
C    G    C    G    C    G    C       G
find it   wind up   tied to a tree of his own
                    lost in a mess of his own
Am     Em     Am     Em
making do     waking up
              Am     Em
              waking up and
              Am       Em
              thinking too much
C      G            C      G            C       G           C      G
of his dreams' transparent themes   the sort of things he'd rather not
  D        Am     Em   Am
admit that he was even thinking
  D        Am     Em   Am
admit that he was even thinking
  D        Am     Em   Am       E  E  E  E
admit that he was even thinking of

Am  Em          Am       Em
She wants    to hear him say
                Am       Em
             to hear him say
                Am     Em
            something about the
C   G          C   G           C       G        C       G
television his indecision take some position so she can disa-

Am         Em      Am      Em
-gree with him     be with him
                   Am     Em
                   see in him the
                   Am   Em
                   realization
C      G            C      G            C       G            C      G
of her dreams' transparent themes   the sort of things she'd rather not
  D        Am      Em   Am
admit that she was even thinking
  D        Am      Em   Am
admit that she was even thinking
  D        Am      Em   Am       E  E  E  E
admit that she was even thinking of

instrumental break:
Am Em Am Em Am Em Am Em
C G C G C G C G
Am Em Am Em Am Em Am Em
C G C G C G C G
D Am Em Am
D Am Em Am
D Am Em Am
E E E E

Am  Em      Am  Em
Lis-ten the Ritalin
                Am      Em
            has got 'em focused
                Am      Em
            the joke is on us 'cause
C    G            C    G       C        G        C    G
they sell    make love well   enough to fool you even if you
Am   Em       Am     Em
make do       waking up
              Am     Em
              waking up and
              Am       Em
              thinking too much
C       G            C      G            C       G            C      G
of your dreams' transparent themes   the sort of things you'd rather not
  D        Am       Em   Am
admit that you were even thinking
  D        Am       Em   Am
admit that you were even thinking
  D        Am       Em   Am       E  E  E  E
admit that you were even thinking of

outro:
Am Em C G
Am Em C G
Am Em C G 
E E E E Am

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