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Life in Jail  Islands

Tabbed by Scott Melendez
Intro I
[A]You sure you want to spend your [D]life in [Bm]jail?
[A]How you gonna spend your [D]life in [Bm]jail?
[D/F#]I was on my wa[A]y
 
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Verse I
D, Bm, G, A x2
[D]First break the sk[Bm]in, next ope[G]n the wound[A].
Now forc[D]e your fingers i[Bm]n, and here'[G]s what you d[A]o:
[D]Climb inside the[Bm] vein and[G] have some [A]heart
 
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Intro II
Y[A]ou said "I want to spend my l[D]ife in [Bm]jail"
Why [A]do you want to spend your[D] life in[Bm] jail?
[D/F#]"I've lost my w[A]ay"
 
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Verse II (same as Verse I)
"Pour concrete on me delicately, baby
so I can live my sedimental life sedentarily," all life
"I could just sit here for hours and watch TV," worthlessly
 
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Intro III (same as previous)
So that's why you choose to spend your life in jail?
Who would choose to spend their life in jail?
You've lost your way
 
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Interlude I-(upbeat)
This part is hard to do as one person If you want to just play with the song strum back
forth between:
[D] [and] [A] or
Guitar I
 
 D----------------------------------------2-----------------------5-4-2---|
 A---5-5-5-2--5-5-5-5-2--5-5-5-2--5-5-5-5-------------------------------5-|x?
 E--------------------------------------------5-5--12/5-5-5-5-5-5---------|

Guitar II comes in about halfway through
 
 D---------------------------------------------|
 A----------------------------4-5-7-----4-5-7--|
 E-2-3-4-5-5-2-3-4-5--12/5---5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-|
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Verse III(same as before)
"[D]blow my money on my fav[Bm]orite com[G]pany
[A]they can blow holes in my ozone
[D]so pour that propane on my clothes
I like i[Bm]t when my skin glo[G]ws
[A]besides there's nothing to live for"
unless you l[D]ive a little mo[Bm]re like[G] you're going to [A]die
 
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Interlude II/Bridge (upbeat)
D, A x 1
[D]so what the fuck are you going to do?
they robbed your life from you
A (pause)
tell them you want to get it back
if yo[A]u do, I've got your back
[D]yes it's something worth defending
so throw caution to the wind
A(pause)
and other platitudes
that w[A]ere written just for you
[D]take a shit in their swimming pool
let them chase you if you do
[A]finally something is happening to you
[D]put an axe through the TV
blow up your radio,
[A]though you can't see them now
you'll hear birds singing in your soul
[D]sneak your way past the gates in a hard heart shape
[A]if you're gonna be a shark you better learn to stay awake
 
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Outro
Walk Up: D/F#, G, G#,A, A#, Bm
[D]Ba, Ba, Ba,B[Bm]a,Ba,Ba,Ba,[A]Ba,Ba,Ba,[G]Ba.....X3
[D]Why you wan[Bm]na spend you[A]r life in [G]jail?
End on D
....I think that's about it! This is my favorite song off Arm's Way. Has a great build up! Enjoy!

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