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Nofx – The Decline chords
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 DAm 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 rangeBbFeed amber waves of grainsF/A FTo lesser human beings, zero feelingsAm B C Blame it onF CHuman nature, mans destiny (mans destiny)F CBlame it on the greediocracy (greediocracy)DmFear of godBbThe fear of changeFThe fear of truthC F Add the bill of rights, subtract the wrongsG#There's no answersC FMemorize and sing star spangled songsG#When the questionsC GAren't ever askedAm FIs anybody learning from the past?C G F EWe're living in united stagnationAm F G E Am F G EAm GFather what have I done?C C/B AmI took that 22F C GA gift to me from youDm AmTo bed with me each nightFKept it cleanCPolished it wellF C C/B F Cherished every cartridge, every shellAm FDown, by the creek, under brush, under dirtG Am G# G F# F EThere's a carcass of my second killAm FDown, by the park, under stone, under pineG AmThere's a carcass of my brother WilliamFBrother where, have you gone to?CI swear, I never thought I couldI see so many timesDmThey told me to shoot straightDon't pull the trigger, squeezeCThat will insure a killA kill is what you wantF C F C F CA kill is why we breedD D/C# C G D G D G D D D/C# D G D G D G DD D/C#The christians love their gunsC G D G D G DThe church and nraD D/C#Pray for their salvationsC G D G D G DPrey on the lower faithsE E/D#The story book's been readD A E A E A EAnd every line believedE E/D#Curriculum's been setDLogic is a threatA E A E A EReason searched and seizedE E7 A Am E E7 A Am E E B A E C#m A BE A AmJerry spent some time in MichiganE C#m F#m BA twenty year vacation, after all he had a dimeE E/D# C#m BA dime is worth a lot more in DetroitA E A BA dime in california, a twenty dollar fineE E B A E C#m A BE A AmJerry only stayed a couple monthsE C#m F#m BIt's hard to enjoy yourself while bleeding out the assE E/D# C#m BAsphyxiation is simple and fastA E A BIt beats seventeen fun years of being someones bitchEDon'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 citizenE E7I wish I had a schillingAFor every senseless killingAmI'd buy a governmentE E7America's for saleAAnd you can get a good deal on itAmAnd make a healthy profitE COr maybe, tear it apartAm EStart with assumptionE CThat a million people are smartAm E C D G D/F#Smarter than oneWeird rhythm Em C D Em Em C D Em Em C D G Em B C GEm BSerotonin's goneC GShe gave up, drifted awayEm D D/C#Sara fled, thought process goneC D GShe left her answering machine onEm D D/C#The greeting left spoken sincereC D GMessages no one will ever hearAm C GTen thousand messages a dayD AmA million more transmissions layC GVictims of the laissez faireAm C GTen thousand voices, a hundred gunsD AmA hundred decibels turns to oneC GOne bullet, one empty headEm DNow with serotonin goneC B Am G Eoctave E with maj3 Eoctave Emaj3 C B Am G EC The man who used to speakE Performs a cute routineD D/C# Feel a little patronizedCDon't feel badGThey found a way inside your headDAnd you feel a bit misledAmIt's not that they don't care, yeahC EThe television's put a thought inside your headD D/C#Like a barry manilow, jingleC GI'd like, to teach the world to singDIn perfect harmonyAmA symphonic blank stare, yeahC 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 DC G D EmPlace a wager on your greedC Em DA wager on your prideC G D Em C Em DWhy try to beat them when, a million others tried?C EmWe are the whoreG DIntellectually spayedC EmWe are the queerG DDysfunctionally raisedEm 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 painE COne more pill to kill the painD ALiving through conformityE G#mE G#mOne more prayer to keep me safeOne more prayer to keep us warmE COne more prayer to keep us safeD AThere's gonna be a better placeE B DA ELost the battle, lost the warBmLost the things worth living forDLost the will to win the fightOne more pill to kill the painA Na na na na naF#mLa na na na naDNa na na na naENa na na na naAThe going get tough, the tough get debtF#mDon't pay attention, pay the rentDNext of kins pay for your sinsE AA little faith should keep us safeDm F C E DmFSave usC The human, existenceEIs failing, resistanceDmEssential, the futureFWritten off, the odds areCAstronomically against usEOnly moron and geniusDmWould fight a losing battleFAgainst the super egoC E (hold)When giving in is so damn comfortingDm FAnd so we go, on with our livesC EWe know the truth, but prefer liesAm CLies are simple, simple is blissDm FWhy go against tradition when we canC EAdmit defeat, live in declineAm FBe the victim of our own designDm FThe status quo, built on suspectC C/B AmWhy would anyone stick out their neck?FFellow membersGClub "we've got ours"C C/B AmI'd like to introduce you to our hostF FmHe's got his, and I've got mineCMeet the declineEm 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#