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Straight To Hell  Great Big Sea

[Intro] 
[G]Love me now while we're alive
It's the [C]best thing we can [G]do
We'll [C]have no time u[G]pon cloud nine
So [A]heaven on earth will [D]have to do

I can [G]sing like a bird, and dance like a demon
And I [C]do it all so [G]well
'Cause I made a [C]deal with the devil
And [G]when I [Em]die
[C]I'm goin' [D]straight to [G]hell!

[Verse] 
[G]Standin' at the crossroad
He offered [C]wine, women and song[G]
A [C]riches, fame and fort[G]une
In my [A]hands from that day [D]on
(Same as last paragraph)
I was granted there and then
A life of rock & roll
And it seemed like such a bargain
For just one eternal soul

[Pre-Cborus] 

[C]I know I'll curse this damn decision
And I'll reg[G]ret it 'till the moment I fall
But I'll be [A]makin' the most of a bad situation
Unt[D]il my number's called
[Cborus] 
[G]Love me now while we're alive
It's the [C]best thing we can do[G]
Oh we'll ha[C]ve no time upo[G]n cloud nine
Hea[A]ven on earth will hav[D]e to do
I can [G]sing like a bird, and dance like a demon
And I [C]do it all so [G]well
'Cause I made a [C]deal with the devil
And [G]when I [Em]die
[C]I'm goin' [D]straight to [G]hell!
[G]Oh [Em]yeah!
[C]I'm goin' [D]straight to [G]hell!
[Verse 2, same cbords as first verse] 
There's times I swear I've come out on top
In this ill conceived contract
And there's nights I say it's a small price to pay
For the life and times I've had

And I think "Here's to the gents and ladies"
And all the foolish times we spent
They cost me afterlife in paradise
And they were worth every single cent

[Pre-Cborus 2, same cbords as first pre-cborus] 
So have a dance with the walkin' 'dam
Before my time is done
'Cause a deal is a deal and I don't expect
Fire and brimstone'll be much fun!

[Cborus] 

[Pre-bridge] 
[G]I said straight to hell
Go to hell!

[Bridge] 
[instrumental, same cbords as cborus] 

[Verse 3, same as otbers] 
I have every expectation
That my final prayer will go unheard
And my veiled deathbed confession
Will not move the mighty Lord

And I'm sure that I'll be sorry
When he slams St. Peter's gate
But I'll dive right into damnation
With a smile across my face!

[Cborus] 

[C]'Cause I made a deal with the devil
And[G] when I[Em] die
[C]I'm goin' [D]straight to [G]hell!
[G]Oh [Em]yeah!
[C]I'm goin' [D]straight to [G]hell!
[G]Oh [Em]yeah!
[C]I'm goin' [D]straight to [G]hell!

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