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This is Bo Burnham's "song from the perspective of God." Genius comic. Really brilliant stuff. Don't let the way I've distributed the chords to the lyrics confuse you. It's a simple song in 4/4 with no weird tempo or time signature changes. Only a key change after the last refrain. Excluding the refrain, each chord gets one bar (four beats) and there's a lot of repetition. It's not hard to figure out. Also note that there are a couple versions of this song so far. This transcription is based on what I'm pretty sure is the latest and probably complete version. http://youtu.be/MzA_jQeA1EA Intro (slower): E A C#m B Verse 1 (up to tempo): E A C#m B I've never written a book in my life E A 'Cause your tiny brains would never get it. C#m B A Me compared to Shakespeare's like Shakespeare compared to Shakespeare's wife. B I gave you everything, but E C#m I gave you simple minds so you made simple things. A B I gave you healthy birds, you made chicken wings. E C#m I gave you nipples, you made nipple rings. E A You're not going to heaven. C#m B Why would you ever think I'd ever hang out with you? E A You're all dicks, I don't need you. C#m B A B I know a million aliens cooler than you. So, fuck you. Refrain: Here, the first two chords get four beats, but the G#m gets eight. E C#m G#m Oh my, I said, oh my, God. E C#m G#m Oh my, oh my, God. E C#m I'm not gonna fix you. G#m I'm not gonna fix you. E C#m G#m I said oh my, oh my, God. [ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/b/bo-burnham/306554.html ] Verse 2: E A C#m B People give me money, but I don't know why. E A C#m B A 'Cause my real collection plate is an empty cup held by a homeless guy. B E C#m A I made every girl different, and they're all perfect just the way they are. B E C#m People tell them different, and people are smart. E I just made the stars. A You think you know beauty and love. C#m B Trust me, you don't; I'm the one who created them. E A C#m B You're overpopulated, so I slaved for days making gays and you ended up hating them. A B Fuck youuuu! [Repeat refrain] Bridge: Same chords as the refrain, just in a different rhythm. E C#m G#m x4 E C#m Eb G#m I created many beings, but you're the strangest that I've ever met. E C#m Eb G#m You think that you're my children, but you're more like an annoying pet. E C#m Eb G#m The Messiah made the people wonder heavenly whether he's me, E C#m Eb G#m But I'm not into saving people who might nail me to a fucking tree. E C#m You're all angry, crying, sad, and lost. Eb G#m You worship power and wealth. E C#m Eb The more that I watch you, the less I believe in myself. Refrain: This refrain ends a bit differently for the launch into the key change. E C#m G#m Oh my, I said, oh my, God. E C#m G#m Oh my, oh my, God. E C#m I'm not gonna fix you. G#m I'm not gonna fix you. E C#m A B I said oh my, oh my, God. Verse 3: F# B Ebm C# You're looking for answers that won't be found, no. F# B Ebm C# How many answers can a raindrop find before it hits the ground? F# B You think I kill you people. Ebm C# F# You ask me 'Why?' when a child dies. B Ebm C# F# Why would I kill someone when a hundred years passes when I blink my eyes? B Ebm C# F# This is actually my first UG submission, so I'd appreciate any feedback you can give me. Thanks!
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