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I Am a Scientist  Guided by Voices

This should have all the correct chords to the song with the main intro riff.
I didn't tab the lead part that comes in halfway through the song.
I play the chords as simple power chords, which gives more of a low-fi sound than
open or full bar chords.
Tuning: Standard
Main Riff/Intro:
 
 e---------------------------|
 B---------------------------|
 G---------------------------|
 D---------------------------|
 A--0-0-2-0--0-5--0-4--0-2-0-|
 E-0--------0----0----0------|

Verse 1:
[E]i am a scientist - i[D] seek to [C#]understand me
[E]all of my impurities and[D] evils yet [C#]unknown
[E]i am a journalist - i [D]write to you [C#]to show you
[E]i am an incurable and [D]nothing else [C#]behaves like [E]me
Chorus:
[A]and i know what's right
[G]but i'm losing sight of the clues
[E]for which i [D]search and choose to abuse
[E]to just un[B]lock my mind
[E]yeah, and just unlock my mind
Verse 2:
i am a pharmacist
prescriptions i will fill you
potions, pills and medicines
to ease your painful lives
i am a lost soul
i shoot myself with rock & roll
the hole i dig is bottomless
but nothing else can set me free
Chorus 2:
and i know what's right
but i'm losing sight of the clues
for which i search and choose to abuse
to just unlock my mind
yeah, and just unlock my mind
Play the Intro Riff:
i am a scientist - i seek to understand me
i am an incurable and nothing else behaves like me
Outro:
[E]everything[D] is right
[E]everything [D]works out right
[E]everything [D]fades from sight
[E]because tha[D]t's alright with me
End with a offbeat version of the Intro Riff

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