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Portugal The Man - So American chords

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The song plays the verse with an E9+ chord as the iii in the progression, however you 
can play an em and it will sound fine. The am in the verse is played as a barre chord, but 
in the chorus it's open.

E9+             am
   --4--        --5--|
   --3--        --5--|
   --0--        --5--|
   --2--        --7--|
   --2--        --7--|
   --0--        --5--|




Intro: C, em (x2)


   C
If pain was a color to paint on you
     E9+
Your heart would be the color blue.
     am
Be a painting, hung up there til your body met your head.
D
Which were made of silver.
C
You are the one they call Jesus Christ.
    E9+
Who didn't know no rock and roll.
       am
just a mission made of guns that they give boys in vietnam
D
But they always told him

          F         (G)C
There's a madness in us all.
          F         (G)C
There's a madness in us all.



   C
So who broke the rules?
em
Who broke the rules?
am
Who broke the rules?
          F                           C
They said every one of you will never try to lend a hand
         em                          am
When the policemen don't understand.
C             F
Boys, all you boys
                am         G
Think you're so American.
C              F
Girls, all you girls
                am         G
They're so American.




C
He may not be born of this land
    E9+
But he was born of this world.
       am
He was born of all the mothers
And the colors of our brothers
        D
And the love that we sent him.

C
You are the one they call Jesus Christ.
    E9+
Who didn't know no rock and roll.
      am
There may not be a heaven,
Or a place in which to send you,
        D
But you know in the end




          F         (G)C
There's a madness in us all.
          F         (G)C
There's a madness in us all.
(x2)


   C
So who broke the rules?
em
Who broke the rules?
am
Who broke the rules?
          F                           C
They said every one of you will never try to lend a hand
         em                           am
When the policemen don't understand.
C             F
Boys, all you boys
                am         G
Think you're so American.
C              F
Girls, all you girls
                am         G
They're so American.



        F                  C
There's two eyes for every one of us
             em                                am G
But somebody got there first and took them all.

C       F
Man, oh man
                am         G
Think you're so American
C       F
Man, oh man
                am         G
Think you're so American

        F                  C
There's two eyes for every one of us
             em                                am G
But somebody got there first and took them all.

        F                  C
There's two eyes for every one of us
             em                                am
But somebody got there first and took them all.
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