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C chord F chord G chord Em chord
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Capo 2nd Fret.
(everything relative to Capo)
 
 
INTRO
 
E|--3-3-3-3-1-0-1-3-3-3-3-1-0-1-|
B|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
G|------------------------------|
D|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|
 
WEE TUNE
E|--------------------|
B|-3-1-0-----5-5------|
G|------2-0-----------|(x5)
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
E|--------------------|
 
 
VERSE 1
 
(fig 1)
   C                              F (x33210)
   I'm feelin rough  I'm feelin   raw I'm in the prime of my     
 
E|-0--(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)----|-0--(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)---|
B|-1--(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)----|-1--(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)---|
G|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2--0-|
D|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2-----|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3----|
A|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3-----|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3----|
E|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
 
   C
   life
E|-0--(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)----|-0--(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)-(0)---|
B|-1--(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)----|-1--(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)-(1)---|
G|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0---0-|-0---0---0---0---0---0---0--0-|
D|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2-----|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2----|
A|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3-----|-3---3---3---3---3---3---3----|
E|-------------------------------|------------------------------|
 
C                               F                          C
Let's make some music make some money find some models for wives.
C                              F                        C
I'll move to Paris, shoot some heroin and fuck with the stars.
C                          F                       C
You man the island and the cocaine and the elegant cars.
 
 
PRE CHORUS
 
F
This is our decision to live fast and die young.
                                          C
We've got the vision, now let's have some fun
F
Yeah it's overwhelming, but what else can we do?
                                                C
Get jobs in offices and wake up for the morning commute?
 
 
CHORUS 1
 
G                                Em
Forget about our mothers and our friends.
        F     G     C
We were fated to pretend.
        F           C
              to pretend.
        F           C
We were fated to pretend.
        F           C
              to pretend.
 
 
VERSE 2
 
C                                 F                      C
I'll miss the playgrounds and the animals and digging up worms.
C                           F                            C
I'll miss the comfort of my mother and the weight of the world.
C                            F                          C
I'll miss my sister, miss my father, miss my dog and my home.
C                                  F                          C
Yeah I'll miss the boredom and the freedom and the time spent alone.
 
 
PRE CHORUS
 
(Fig 2.)
F
But there is really nothing, nothing we can do.
                                                 C
Love must be forgotten. Life can always start up anew.
F
The models will have children, we'll get a divorce,
                                                     C
we'll find some more models, Everything must run its course.
 
 
CHORUS
 
G                                             Em
We'll choke on our vomit and that will be the end.
        F     G     C
We were fated to pretend.
        F           C
              to pretend.
        F           C
We were fated to pretend.
        F           C
              to pretend.
 
and so it goes...
 
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(Fig 2.) I usually fiddle with the chords a bit this time round with this sort of thing.
   F                          C
E|-0.....-0.....-0.....-0-|   0..--0--0..-------|
B|-1.....-0.....-1.....-3-|   1..--1--1..0-1----|
G|-2.....-2.....-2.....-2-|   0..0-0--0..---2-0-|
D|-3.....-3.....-3.....-3-|   2..--3--2..-------|
A|-3.....-3.....-3.....---|   3..--3--3..-------|
E|--.....--.....--.....---|   ------------------|
 There..Nothing-.Love...Life
 
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| (n)  Ghost note
 
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