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Amanda Palmer – Runs In The Family tab
F Am my friend has problems with winter and autumn F Am they give him prescriptions they shine bright lights on him F Am they say its genetic they say he cant help it F Am they say you can catch it - but sometimes you're born with it F Am my friend has blight he gets shakes in the night F Am and they say there is no way that they could have caught it in F Am time takes its toll on him it is traditional F Am it is inherited predisposition Dm E F all day i've been wondering what is inside of me who can i blame for it G i say: Dm F it runs in the family this famine that carries me C Bb to such great lengths to open my legs Dm up to anyone wholl have me F C it runs in the family i come by it honestly Bb Dm F C Bb do what you want cause who knows it might fill me up F Am my friends depressed she's a wreck she's a mess F Am F theyve done all sorts of tests and they guess it has something to do with her grandmother Am F grandfathers grandmother civil war soldiers who Am badly infected her F Am F Am my friend has maladies rickets and allergies that she dates back to the 17th century F Am F somehow she manages - in her misery - strips in the city Am and shares all her best tricks with F Am F me? well, i'm well. well, i mean i'm in hell. well, i still have my health Am (at least that's what they tell me) F Am if wellness is this, what in hells name is sickness? F but, business is business! and business Dm F runs in the family we tend to bruise easily C Bb bad in the blood i'm telling you cause i just want you to know me Dm F know me and my family C were wonderful folks Bb Dm F C Bb but don't get too close to me cause you might knock me up F Am mary have mercy now look what i've done F Am but don't blame me because i cant tell where i come from F Am and running is something that weve always done F Am well and mostly i cant even tell what i'm running from Dm i run from their pity E from responsibility F run from the country G and run from the city Dm i can run from the law E i can run from myself F i can run for my life G i can run into debt Dm i can run from it all E i can run 'till i'm gone F i can run for the office G and run from the cause Dm E i can run using every last ounce of energy F i cannot i cannot G i cannot Dm run from my family F they're hiding inside me C corpses on ice Bb come in if you'd like Dm but just don't tell my family F they'd never forgive me C theyll say that i'm crazy Bb but they would say anything if it would Dm F C Bb shut me up.....