Nofx - The Decline chords version 1

Chords:
Transpose
The original song is played in standard tuning.  In my YouTube video I play down a 
whole step.  You can follow along to that video here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4UB-mRU8SE



Am   F   C   G
Am   C   D (a few times)
E   C   D (once)
C    C/B  
Am   C   D (a few times)
E   C   D (once)
C   C/B   D





Am DmWhere are all the stupid people from?
Am F C GAnd how'd they get to be so dumb?
C C/BBred on purple mountain range
BbFeed amber waves of grains
F/A FTo lesser human beings, zero feelings
Am B C Blame it on
F CHuman nature, mans destiny (mans destiny)
F CBlame it on the greediocracy (greediocracy)
DmFear of god
BbThe fear of change
FThe fear of truth
C F Add the bill of rights, subtract the wrongs
G#There's no answers
C FMemorize and sing star spangled songs
G#When the questions
C GAren't ever asked
Am FIs anybody learning from the past?
C G F EWe're living in united stagnation
Am F G E Am F G E
Am GFather what have I done?
C C/B AmI took that 22
F C GA gift to me from you
Dm AmTo bed with me each night
FKept it clean
CPolished it well
F C C/B F Cherished every cartridge, every shell
Am FDown, by the creek, under brush, under dirt
G Am G# G F# F EThere's a carcass of my second kill
Am FDown, by the park, under stone, under pine
G AmThere's a carcass of my brother William
FBrother where, have you gone to?
CI swear, I never thought I could
I see so many times
DmThey told me to shoot straight
Don't pull the trigger, squeeze
CThat will insure a kill
A kill is what you want
F C F C F CA kill is why we breed
D D/C# C G D G D G D D D/C# D G D G D G D
D D/C#The christians love their guns
C G D G D G DThe church and nra
D D/C#Pray for their salvations
C G D G D G DPrey on the lower faiths
E E/D#The story book's been read
D A E A E A EAnd every line believed
E E/D#Curriculum's been set
DLogic is a threat
A E A E A EReason searched and seized
E E7 A Am E E7 A Am E E B A E C#m A B
E A AmJerry spent some time in Michigan
E C#m F#m BA twenty year vacation, after all he had a dime
E E/D# C#m BA dime is worth a lot more in Detroit
A E A BA dime in california, a twenty dollar fine
E E B A E C#m A B
E A AmJerry only stayed a couple months
E C#m F#m BIt's hard to enjoy yourself while bleeding out the ass
E E/D# C#m BAsphyxiation is simple and fast
A E A BIt beats seventeen fun years of being someones bitch
EDon't think (stay)
DDrink your wine (home)
D/C#Watch the fire burn (be)
AHis problems not mine (safe)
E A E EJust be that model citizen
E E7I wish I had a schilling
AFor every senseless killing
AmI'd buy a government
E E7America's for sale
AAnd you can get a good deal on it
AmAnd make a healthy profit
E COr maybe, tear it apart
Am EStart with assumption
E CThat a million people are smart
Am E C D G D/F#Smarter than one
Weird rhythm Em C D Em Em C D Em Em C D G Em B C G
Em BSerotonin's gone
C GShe gave up, drifted away
Em D D/C#Sara fled, thought process gone
C D GShe left her answering machine on
Em D D/C#The greeting left spoken sincere
C D GMessages no one will ever hear
Am C GTen thousand messages a day
D AmA million more transmissions lay
C GVictims of the laissez faire
Am C GTen thousand voices, a hundred guns
D AmA hundred decibels turns to one
C GOne bullet, one empty head
Em DNow with serotonin gone
C B Am G Eoctave E with maj3 Eoctave Emaj3 C B Am G E
C The man who used to speak
E Performs a cute routine
D D/C# Feel a little patronized
CDon't feel bad
GThey found a way inside your head
DAnd you feel a bit misled
AmIt's not that they don't care, yeah
C EThe television's put a thought inside your head
D D/C#Like a barry manilow, jingle
C GI'd like, to teach the world to sing
DIn perfect harmony
AmA symphonic blank stare, yeah
C EIt doesn't make you care (make you care)
C ENot designed to make you care (make you care)
C EThey're betting you won't care (you won't...)
C E C Am G C D G Em C B Am G Em Tough Bass (I just play chords) D Em G low E ring Em D Em D
C G D EmPlace a wager on your greed
C Em DA wager on your pride
C G D Em C Em DWhy try to beat them when, a million others tried?
C EmWe are the whore
G DIntellectually spayed
C EmWe are the queer
G DDysfunctionally raised
Em C D G D/F#
Em C D G D/F#Em (let ring)
D string picked 5th fret G string picked 4th fret G string picked 1st fret G string picked E G#m One more pill to kill the pain One more pill to kill the pain
E COne more pill to kill the pain
D ALiving through conformity
E G#m
E G#mOne more prayer to keep me safe
One more prayer to keep us warm
E COne more prayer to keep us safe
D AThere's gonna be a better place
E B D
A ELost the battle, lost the war
BmLost the things worth living for
DLost the will to win the fight
One more pill to kill the pain
A Na na na na na
F#mLa na na na na
DNa na na na na
ENa na na na na
AThe going get tough, the tough get debt
F#mDon't pay attention, pay the rent
DNext of kins pay for your sins
E AA little faith should keep us safe
Dm F C E Dm
FSave us
C The human, existence
EIs failing, resistance
DmEssential, the future
FWritten off, the odds are
CAstronomically against us
EOnly moron and genius
DmWould fight a losing battle
FAgainst the super ego
C E (hold)When giving in is so damn comforting
Dm FAnd so we go, on with our lives
C EWe know the truth, but prefer lies
Am CLies are simple, simple is bliss
Dm FWhy go against tradition when we can
C EAdmit defeat, live in decline
Am FBe the victim of our own design
Dm FThe status quo, built on suspect
C C/B AmWhy would anyone stick out their neck?
FFellow members
GClub "we've got ours"
C C/B AmI'd like to introduce you to our host
F FmHe's got his, and I've got mine
CMeet the decline
Em C D G D/F# We are the queer We are the whore Ammunition In the class war We are worker We love our queen We sacrifice We're soilent green We are the queer We are the whore Ammunition In the class war Em C D G D/F# (Eventually modulates up a whole step to) F#m D E A A/G#
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