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)
CIf pain was a color to paint on you
E9+Your heart would be the color blue.
amBe a painting, hung up there til your body met your head.
DWhich were made of silver.
CYou are the one they call Jesus Christ.
E9+Who didn't know no rock and roll.
amjust a mission made of guns that they give boys in vietnam
DBut they always told him
F (G)CThere's a madness in us all.
F (G)CThere's a madness in us all.
CSo who broke the rules?
emWho broke the rules?
amWho broke the rules?
F CThey said every one of you will never try to lend a hand
em amWhen the policemen don't understand.
C FBoys, all you boys
am GThink you're so American.
C FGirls, all you girls
am GThey're so American.
CHe may not be born of this land
E9+But he was born of this world.
amHe was born of all the mothers
And the colors of our brothers
DAnd the love that we sent him.
CYou are the one they call Jesus Christ.
E9+Who didn't know no rock and roll.
amThere may not be a heaven,
Or a place in which to send you,
DBut you know in the end
F (G)CThere's a madness in us all.
F (G)CThere's a madness in us all.
(x2)
CSo who broke the rules?
emWho broke the rules?
amWho broke the rules?
F CThey said every one of you will never try to lend a hand
em amWhen the policemen don't understand.
C FBoys, all you boys
am GThink you're so American.
C FGirls, all you girls
am GThey're so American.
F CThere's two eyes for every one of us
em am GBut somebody got there first and took them all.
C FMan, oh man
am GThink you're so American
C FMan, oh man
am GThink you're so American
F CThere's two eyes for every one of us
em am GBut somebody got there first and took them all.
F CThere's two eyes for every one of us
em amBut somebody got there first and took them all.
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