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Ignoreland  R.E.M

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       B:--6--sl--8------------0----  then play funky open D(xx023x) 


       G:--5------7--5--sl--7--0----


       D:------------5------7-------






                                optional riff after G: D:--5-5-5-4-0---


funk D(xx023x)                   G(xx0033)             A:------------0-



[D]Wrecking all things virtuous and tru[G]e
[D]The undermining, social, democratic, d[G]ownhill slide of truth, abysmal
[D]lost, swam, off the precipice into tr[G]ickle down runoff hope
[C(335553]They hypnotized the[D(557775] summer, 197[C]9,[D]
[C]marched into the ca[D]pital, pretty d[Dm7]uplicitous lookin' a[Dm7+4]t evil, media-ready,
heartless, and they w[Dm7]ere super U.S. citizen, super achiever
[Dm7]mega ultra power dosing [Dm7+4]relax
Riff
defense, defense, defense, defense, yeah, yeah, yeah  [marcb]
Riff over and over
Ignoreland [Yea, yea, yea], Ignoreland [Yea, yea, yea]
The information nation took the clues from all the sound byte glut
1980, 84, 88, 92, too .... too
Hard to be what you can be jump down junk in your energy
Hard to walk in dignity with throw-up on your shoes
They can't supply the oil, 1979
Calculate the capital, one for the public, ask any ask TV tells a million
lies that they twist down by the report anything that isn't handed
on a presidential spoon
I'm just put down and frustrated by all this so fuck you man
Fuck 'em [Yea, yea, yea], Ignoreland [Yea, yea, yea], Ignoreland
[G(355433]If there wasn't, tell me would he have created them
[Bm]Maybe it is true
[Bb(113331]But I'm resentful all the same[D(577455], someone's got to take the blame
I know that this is vitriol, no solution spleen-venting
But I feel better having screamed on you
They desecrate the winner, 1979
capital collateral, pretty duplicitous lookin' at evil, media-ready,
heartless, and they were super U.S. citizen super achiever
mega ultra power doesn't relax
defense, defense, defense, defense, yeah, yeah, yeah
Ignoreland [Yea, yea, yea], Ignoreland [Yea, yea, yea]
Ignoreland [Yea, yea, yea], Ignoreland [Yea, yea, yea]
"This is not a revolution, I did not do the revolution, thank you"
From: csb1@engr.engr.uark.edu (Chris Bray)
IGNORELAND (by REM)
Intro:
F | G | F | G (play chords each for one measure, then riff section)
riff: (Guitar 2 plays riff, Guitar 1 plays chords above tab)
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C
E-|--------------------------------------------|
B-|---10-------12\-------8----10---------------|
G-|---10-------12\-------5-----7----------4\0--|
D-|--------------------------------------------|
A-|--------------------------------------------|
E-|--------------------------------------------|

D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D
These bastards stole their power from the victims of the
Em7 D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D
Us v. Them years. Wrecking all things virtuous and true.
D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D Em7
The undermining social democratic downhill slide into abysmal
D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D Em7
lost lamb off the precipice into the trickle down runoff pool.
They h[C]ypnotized the s[D]ummer, n[C]ineteen seventy-[D]nine.
M[C]arched into the c[D]apital brooding duplic[F]itous, wicked and able, m[G]edia-ready,
heartless, and labe[F]led.  Super U.S. citizen, super achiever,
mega ultra power dosing.  Rel[G]ax.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C
Defense, defense, defense, defense. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Ignoreland.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Ignoreland.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
The [D5]information nation took their clues [G/D]    from all the sound[Em7] - bite gluttons.
D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D Em7
Nineteen eighty, eighty-four, eighty-eight, ninety-two too, too.
D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D Em7
How to be what you can be, jump jam junking your energies.
D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D Em7
How to walk in dignity with throw-up on your shoes.
They [C]amplified the a[D]utumn, [C]nineteen seventy-[D]nine.
[C]Calculate the c[D]apital, up the republ[F]ic my skinny ass.
T.V. t[G]ells a million lies.  The papers ter[F]rified to report
anything that isn't handed on a presidential spoon,
G F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C
I'm just profoundly frustrated by all this. So, what to do, man.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Ignoreland.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Ignoreland.
[C]   If they weren't there we would have created them.  [Bm]Maybe, it's true,
but [Bb]I'm resentful all the same.  [A]Someone's got to take the blame.
D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D Em7
I know that this is vitriol. No solution, spleen-venting,
D5 D7(no 3rd) G/D Em7
But I feel better having screamed; don't you?
They [C]desecrated w[D]inter, n[C]ineteen seventy-[D]nine.
[C]Capital coll[D]ateral.  Brooding duplic[F]itous, wicked and able, [G]media-ready,
heartless, and labe[F]led.  Super U.S. citizen, super achiever,
mega ultra power dosing.  Rel[G]ax.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C
Defense, defense, defense, defense. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Ignoreland.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Ignoreland.
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
D F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
F(VIII) G(X) C(III) D(V) C D
"This is not a revolution, I did not do the revolution, thank you"
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csb1@engr.uark.edu | Chris Bray
cbray@comp.uark.edu | University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
cbray@nyx.cs.du.edu | WWW: http://www.engr.uark.edu/~csb1
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