The Riot Before 5 To 9 chords
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There's lots of palm muting and sometimes ringing out just listen for the changes. Also when Brett plays C and Am sometimes he drops his pinkie on the third fret of the B He does this in the outro and in between verses. Like so: C Am E ----0-0-----0-0---------| B ----1-3-----1-3---------| G ----0-0-----2-2---------| D ----2-2-----2-2---------| A ----3-3-----0-0---------| E ----x-x------x-x--------| Hope I could explain that well enough. Anyway it's a really fun song with awesome Hope you enjoy! C Tired muscles, tired eyes Am Can't sleep through this Oaxacan night Em He's kept away from dreaming, haunted by thoughts of failing C The family whom he shares a bed Am A tiny room even less bread Em He cries out to himself silently C Am Em I am not a man no I am not a man C Am I am not a man I can't feed my children Em This is no life for them C Am Em C So he's out of bed with the sunrise Am He kisses his wife and kids goodbye Em Then heads north to the border To work, become a provider C But gathered at the country line Am Are protesters all holding signs Em He can't read but translates perfectly C Am Em I am not a man No I am not a man C Am No I am not a man I'm just a Mexican Em Illegal immigrant Dm The politicians the pundits the public debate Am G F But one question's lost in policy Am C "Is a man not a man if he's born outside a boundary?" Dm Stumbling through the desert alone and afraid Am G F He almost dies from the heat G But he thinks of his family and that keeps him going F He won't stop for death least the laws of a country G Arrested is no threat F when you're already living unfree Unfree! C So he works the fields from 5 to 9 Am Plus any job that he can find Em Saves up all his money, sends it to his family C Before he falls asleep at night Am A thousand miles from his life Em He assuredly repeats C Am Em I am a human Yeah I am a human C Am Yeah I am a human a father a husband Em A global citizen C Am Em C Am Em Not a debatable statistic C Am Em I'm not your problem economic C Am I'm not a threat to patriotic Em That's idiotic C I Am a...