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Opposite Day  Andrew Bird



[C]I got home this morning with the sun right in my eyes
And there [Ab]was no warning as it took me by surprise as it
[Am]Hit me like an Act of God, causing my alarm
That I had [Ab]now become a cephalopod
I still had legs and arms

Still had legs and arms


To[Am7]day was supposed to [D7]be the day
That [Em]Molecules de[G]cide to change their [C]form
Laws of [D]physics lose their [G]sway    [G7]
[Am7]Youthful indi[D7]scretion now is [Em]suddenly the [G]norm
[A]With the [A7]good kids sprouting horns, yeah yeah
And today was supposed to be

[C5]   [Bb5]    [A5] Not j[Ab5]ust another day
[C5]   [Bb5]    [A5] Tod[Ab5]ay was supposed to be
[C5]   [Bb5]    [A5] Not j[Ab5]ust another day
[C5]It was supposed to [Bb5]be, tod[A5]ay was supposed to [Ab5]be
[C]Opposite Day!

Intro

Same as Before! All together, With Feeling!

Those who can't quite function in society at large

They've got to wake up on this morning to find that they're in charge

But those the world's set up for, who are really doing quite well

They're going to wake up in institutions

In prison or in hell

Prison or in hell


Today was supposed to be the day

Molecules decide to change their form

Laws of physics lose their sway

Youthful indiscretion now is suddenly the norm

With the good kids sprouting horns, yeah yeah


And today was supposed to be


Not just another day

Today was supposed to be

Not just another day

Today was supposed to be

Not just another day

Toady was supposed to be

Not just another day

It was supposed to be, today was supposed to be

OPPOSITE DAY!

(ahem...) In this part for the d and C chords you pluck the bass then pluck the two
strings and for the A and G Chordds you pluck the bass then the G string and B String... Got
I have the violin part two, but if someone would show me how to make tabs I'd be
to show it. (shrugs)
But if you think there's something [D7sus2]else
[G] Well you're [C]right, there [A7]is
D7sus2 G, C! (pause with some antica..... Pation, and go!)
There's something else
But if you think I'm gonna [D7sus2]tell you, [G]think a[C]gain [A7]
Why should I e[D7sus2]ven think of [G]telling you what there [C]is   [A7]

(This picking pattern is easy, It's thumb, fore finger, middle finger. Here's how you do
You pluck the bass with your thumb and then you pluck with your forefinger the G string
then the B string... Easy! Sorry)
Yeah, 'cause [D7]silence is [G]knowledge
[C]    And knowledge is [A7]power
I'm under [D7]explicit orders to [G]dare not speak its [C]name
Hey Listen up, [A7]I just work here
[D7]Oh I [G]dare not speak its [C]name
I can't keep [A7]talking about it
D7 G C* Cmaj7
Oh, I dare not speak its name


Ta Da, sorry about the long windedness, i'm new at this

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