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Original transcription by M_pony, revised by Suuuupaadave.
 
Original transcription by M_pony, revised by Suuuupaadave.
  
To get a feel for the any tricky bits, check out my guitar lesson for this song...
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To get a feel for any tricky bits, check out my guitar lesson for this song...
  
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg7jz-2tbCU
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg7jz-2tbCU
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Chorus
 
Chorus
 
Cadd9    G/B
 
Cadd9    G/B
  I quit, I’m done
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  I quit, I'm done
 
  Asus4                          D
 
  Asus4                          D
’cause I don’t think it’s gonna turn out OK
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'cause I don't think it's gonna turn out OK
 
     Cadd9            G/B
 
     Cadd9            G/B
It’s no fair and it’s no fun
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It's no fair and it's no fun
 
   Asus4                D
 
   Asus4                D
If every time it’s gonna end the same way:
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If every time it's gonna end the same way:
 
C#m7b5    Cm            G
 
C#m7b5    Cm            G
 
  Me: zero, Big bad world: one
 
  Me: zero, Big bad world: one
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E/A                Em             
 
E/A                Em             
At the office we’re all having cake
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At the office we're all having cake
 
             D        G          D
 
             D        G          D
’cause it’s someone’s birthday I don’t know who
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'cause it's someone's birthday I don't know who
 
E/A                  Em               
 
E/A                  Em               
Get my plate and I’m scanning the room
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Get my plate and I'm scanning the room
 
         D    G            D
 
         D    G            D
 
and the only seat is right next to you
 
and the only seat is right next to you
 
G          G/F          G/E                G/Eb           
 
G          G/F          G/E                G/Eb           
  I get the nod, the tiny smile that doesn’t come with teeth
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  I get the nod, the tiny smile that doesn't come with teeth
 
G          G/F              G/E  G/Eb           
 
G          G/F              G/E  G/Eb           
  Maybe you don’t know who I am
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  Maybe you don't know who I am
  
 
Chorus
 
Chorus
 
Cadd9    G/B
 
Cadd9    G/B
  I quit, I’m done
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  I quit, I'm done
 
   Asus4                          D
 
   Asus4                          D
’cause I don’t think it’s gonna turn out OK
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'cause I don't think it's gonna turn out OK
 
     Cadd9            G/B
 
     Cadd9            G/B
It’s no fair and it’s no fun
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It's no fair and it's no fun
 
   Asus4                D
 
   Asus4                D
If every time it’s gonna end the same way:
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If every time it's gonna end the same way:
 
C#m7b5    Cm            G
 
C#m7b5    Cm            G
 
  Me: zero, Big bad world: one
 
  Me: zero, Big bad world: one
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Staying in-side lying in bed
 
Staying in-side lying in bed
 
         Am                  Em
 
         Am                  Em
Noticing something that’s not there
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Noticing something that's not there
 
           C                G
 
           C                G
 
Follow my heart, follow my head
 
Follow my heart, follow my head
 
             Bb            C(alt)                E/A
 
             Bb            C(alt)                E/A
I’ll follow anything that might get me somewhere
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I'll follow anything that might get me somewhere
  
 
Re-Intro: |E/A Amaj7|E/A Amaj7|
 
Re-Intro: |E/A Amaj7|E/A Amaj7|
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E/A                      Em               
 
E/A                      Em               
Catch her eye when she’s pouring my coffee
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Catch her eye when she's pouring my coffee
 
     D        G          D
 
     D        G          D
 
and search my head for an opening line
 
and search my head for an opening line
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But I see by the look on her face
 
But I see by the look on her face
 
     D      G              D
 
     D      G              D
if I keep my mouth shut I’ll save some time
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if I keep my mouth shut I'll save some time
 
G            G/F            G/E          G/Eb           
 
G            G/F            G/E          G/Eb           
  What if the best that I can be just isn’t good enough?
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  What if the best that I can be just isn't good enough?
 
G        G/F          G/E  G/Eb           
 
G        G/F          G/E  G/Eb           
  Isn’t it better not to know?
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  Isn't it better not to know?
  
 
Chorus
 
Chorus
 
Cadd9    G/B
 
Cadd9    G/B
  I quit, I’m done
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  I quit, I'm done
 
   Asus4                          D
 
   Asus4                          D
’cause I don’t think it’s gonna turn out OK
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'cause I don't think it's gonna turn out OK
 
     Cadd9            G/B
 
     Cadd9            G/B
It’s no fair and it’s no fun
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It's no fair and it's no fun
 
   Asus4                D
 
   Asus4                D
If every time it’s gonna end the same way:
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If every time it's gonna end the same way:
 
C#m7b5    Cm             
 
C#m7b5    Cm             
 
  Me: zero, Big bad world: one</pre>
 
  Me: zero, Big bad world: one</pre>

Latest revision as of 16:17, 23 May 2008



Original transcription by M_pony, revised by Suuuupaadave.

To get a feel for any tricky bits, check out my guitar lesson for this song...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xg7jz-2tbCU

Chords

E/A    x02100
Amaj7  x02120
Em     022000
D      xx0232
G      3x0033
G/F    xx3033
G/E    xx2033
G/Eb   xx1033
Cadd9  x32033
G/B    x20033
Asus4  x02230
C#m7b5 x4545x
Cm     x35443
C      x32010
Am     x02210
Bb     x1333x
C(alt) x3555x

Intro |E/A Amaj7|E/A Amaj7|

Verse 1
E/A              Em           
All alone by the table of food
      D        G           D
in my wrinkled suit and my borrowed tie
E/A              Em              
Only thinking of something to say
       D      G         D
in the moment after the girl goes by
G         G/F            G/E            G/Eb           
 Everyone else is having fun or else pretending to
G       G/F         G/E  G/Eb           
 I eat another crudite

Chorus
Cadd9    G/B
 I quit, I'm done
 Asus4                          D
'cause I don't think it's gonna turn out OK
     Cadd9            G/B
It's no fair and it's no fun
   Asus4                 D
If every time it's gonna end the same way:
C#m7b5     Cm             G
 Me: zero, Big bad world: one

Verse 2

E/A                 Em             
At the office we're all having cake
            D         G          D
'cause it's someone's birthday I don't know who
E/A                  Em               
Get my plate and I'm scanning the room
        D    G             D
and the only seat is right next to you
G          G/F           G/E                G/Eb           
 I get the nod, the tiny smile that doesn't come with teeth
G          G/F              G/E   G/Eb           
 Maybe you don't know who I am

Chorus
Cadd9    G/B
 I quit, I'm done
  Asus4                          D
'cause I don't think it's gonna turn out OK
     Cadd9            G/B
It's no fair and it's no fun
   Asus4                 D
If every time it's gonna end the same way:
C#m7b5     Cm             G
 Me: zero, Big bad world: one

Bridge
           C             G
Staying in-side lying in bed
         Am                   Em
Noticing something that's not there
          C                G
Follow my heart, follow my head
            Bb            C(alt)                E/A
I'll follow anything that might get me somewhere

Re-Intro: |E/A Amaj7|E/A Amaj7|

Verse 3

E/A                      Em               
Catch her eye when she's pouring my coffee
    D         G           D
and search my head for an opening line
E/A              Em              
But I see by the look on her face
     D       G               D
if I keep my mouth shut I'll save some time
G            G/F             G/E           G/Eb           
 What if the best that I can be just isn't good enough?
G         G/F           G/E   G/Eb           
 Isn't it better not to know?

Chorus
Cadd9    G/B
 I quit, I'm done
  Asus4                          D
'cause I don't think it's gonna turn out OK
     Cadd9            G/B
It's no fair and it's no fun
   Asus4                 D
If every time it's gonna end the same way:
C#m7b5     Cm             
 Me: zero, Big bad world: one