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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

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

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"

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

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

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

Guitar II comes in about halfway through

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

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
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

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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