Mr. Richards R.E.M.
E5: 079900 Emaj7: 079890
[E5]Mr. Richards, your pos[Emaj7]ition [E5]is a messenger p[Emaj7]igeon,
[E5]left behind you when t[Emaj7]he cam[E5]p moved on.
[E5]You thought that you h[Emaj7]ad lis[E5]tened but the wo[Emaj7]rds had never crystallized,
[E5]into a truth that you [Emaj7]might [E5]own, hey hey
[Asus2]Mr Richards your decision, pay attention pay attentio[E5]n[Emaj7]
[E5]Mr. Richards your forg[Emaj7]iven f[E5]or a narrow lack[Emaj7] of vision,
[E5]but the firesare still[Emaj7] ragin[E5]g on...
[E5]The public's got opini[Emaj7]ons an[E5]d these conseque[Emaj7]nces border on the compound that
[E5]razed where zealots sa[Emaj7]ng, he[E5]y, hey
[Asus2]Mr. Richards, your decision, pay attention, pay atten[E5]tio[Emaj7]n
[D]So listen, your intention, sign the paper, stamp the ribbon,
You're m[E5]istaken if you think [Emaj7]we'll just forget.[E5]
[D]You can thump your chest and rattle, stand in [A]front of your piano but,
We kn[G]ow, what's [F#m7]going on,[E5] Yes, we k[G]now what's [F#m7]going [E5]on,
We're the c[G]hildren of the [F#m7]choir hey[E5],
And we k[G]now what's g[F#m7]oing on.[E5]
[E5]Mr. Richards your conv[Emaj7]iction[E5], had us cheerin[Emaj7]g in the kitchen,
[E5]now the jury's eating [Emaj7]pigeon[E5] pie,
[E5]So tell me how is pris[Emaj7]on, ha[E5]ve they taught y[Emaj7]ou how to listen?,
[E5]We've begun to bridge [Emaj7]the sc[E5]hism, pay attention pay attention,
[Asus2]Mr. Richards your decision, pay attention, pay attent[E5]ion[Emaj7].
[D]You can thump your chest and rattle,stand in f[A]ront of your piano but,
We kn[G]ow what's g[F#m7]oing on, [E5]Yes we kno[G]w what's go[F#m7]ing on[E5],
We're[G] the childr[F#m7]en of the[E5] choir hey[G], from the [F#m7]compou[E5]nd fire hey,
And we know[G] what's going o[F#m7]n,[E5]
Yes we know[G] what's going o[F#m7]n.[E5]
Outro: G F#m7 E5 x2