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What We Worked For  Against Me

[A]        [E]        [D]        [A]             

[A]Lost the confidence to write a song
So I found three sim[E]ple chords

And held them together with my weak voice
On an out of tune[D] guitar
My father gave to me    [A]

And may Elvis tu[E]rn in his grave
And Les Paul curse my dirty callous[D]ed fingers             [A]
And may the likes of[E] this song never make
One fucking dollar
Leave it for a demo tape   [D]
To be played until it's broken  [A]
And remembered only for what it was       [E]

Though we gave 'em hell     [D]
Though we gave 'em hell     [A]
Though we gave 'em hell     [E]

[A]To my friends and enemies who could have been [E]anything
Titans and her[D]oes who found survival in cause and effect
Behind counters   [A]
Behind windows
Striving just   [E]

To be people with bitter[D] ideals of justice
Do we only nee[E]d to keep working because it pays rent?       [D]      
Sleeping und[E]er plastic stars glued to the ceiling
Muscles burning alco[D]hol and nicotine            [A]
Every morning           [E]

But we gave 'em hell      [D]
But we gave 'em hell      [A]
But we gave 'em hell      [E]

There's a height[A] beyond skyscrapers
There's a di[E]stance beyond the freeway        [D]
More than pict[A]ures in a magazine       [E]
More than tragedy in a ro[D]ck and roll song
It's more than a[E]ctions you know are safe to make
It's more than m[D]oney could ever buy     [A]
Are we li[E]ving to work and die in American cities?
And work[D]ing to live and die in Am[A]erican cities,
E D A E (let ring)
And dying for what we worked.

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