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Badlands  Bruce Springsteen



[E]Lights out tonight
[A]Trouble in the [B]heartland
Got a [E]head-on collision
[A]Smashin' in my [B]guts, man
I'm c[E]aught in a cross fire [A]
That I don't u[B]nderstand
But there's one thing I know for sure girl
[E]I don't give a damn
For the s[A]ame old played [B]out scenes
[E]I don't give a damn
For j[A]ust the in bet[B]weens
[E]Honey, I want the heart, I want the [A]soul
I want c[B]ontrol right now
[A]Talk about a dream

Try to make it real
[B]You wake up in the night

With a fear so real
[A]Spend your life waiting
For a moment that just don't come[B]   [A]
Well, don't wa[B]ste your time [A]wait[B]ing

(Chorus)
[E]Badlands, you gotta l[A]ive it everyday [C#m]     [B]
Let the [E]broken hearts s[A]tand
As the price you've gotta pay [C#m]     [B]
We'll keep p[E]ushin' till it's understood
And these [A]badlands start treating[C#m] us g[B]ood [E]  [E]  [A]  [A]  [B]

VERSE II:Use the same chords form the first verse.(In some live versions, Bruce does a
little note picking when the chords change. It seemed easy enoungh to tab out.

A|7-----|
Workin' in the fiedls E|-7-5-7|
Till you get your back burned
Workin' `neath the wheel
Till you get your facts learned
Baby I got my facts
Learned real good right now
You better get it straight darling
Poor man wanna be rich,
Rich man wanna be king
And a king ain't satisfied
Till he rules everything
I wanna go out tonight,
I wanna find out what I got
Well I believe in the love that you gave me
I believe in the love that you gave me
I believe in the faith that could save me
I believe in the hope
And I pray that some day
It may raise me above these

CHORUS: Same chords as before.

INTERLUDE:

[E]mmmmmmmm, [A]mmmmm, [B]mmmmmm X4

VERSE III:Still the same chords. Turn your guitar up, and palm mute The chords as you
play them.


For the ones who had a notion,
A notion deep inside
That it ain't no sin
To be glad you're alive
I wanna find one face
That ain't looking through me
I wanna find one place,
I wanna spit in the face of these badlands

CHORUS: Same chords. End with:

BADLANDS! WHOA WHOA WHOA WHOA X4

OUTRO(optional):This is yet another thing Bruce does in some live versions.
Turn the distorion on and play:

           |7--7--7---|------------------|
           |9--9--9---|------------------|
           |9--9--9---|------------------|X4
           |9--9--9---|------------------|
           |7--7--7---|7-/--0-0-0-0-4-2-|
           |X--X--X---|------------------|


End with: A A A B B B E (Let the E ring out)


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