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[VERSE 1]
Bb         Eb          C#  Eb
I would never ask you
   Bb           Eb            C#  Eb
To do something I wouldn't do
Bb          Eb          C#  Eb
I could never lose you
   Bb           Eb           C#  Eb
At least I'd never choose to       (Riff 1)


[PRE-CHORUS 1]
Bb                 Eb       C#           Eb
All your friends are sober, yeah we're getting older
Bb          Eb          C#               Eb
Going out's a drag now, all my spots have closed (Riff 1)
    Bb         Eb        C#             Eb
And we can fantasize without much of a mess
    Bb             Eb        C#            Eb
And making love is fine, but all I want is to forget
           Bb
How old I am...


[CHORUS 1]
(Bb)
(Can't remember anything else)
                          C#  Ab
Nothing good happens past 2-A-M
          Bb
I put the ball in your court (Riff 2-a), text me back
                             C#       Ab
I want a full report, I want cash in hand (Riff 3)
    Bb
I'm still waiting for my man (Has he even left the house?)
                             C#               Ab
Short a couple dollars but I think he'll understand
             Bb                       Ab             Eb                      C# Eb Bb 
I put my best dress on (Riff 2-a)get back in bed, nothing good happens past 2-A-M

(Riff 1)

[VERSE 2]
Bb              Eb              C#  Eb
Can't turn back it's too late
  Bb            Eb            C#  Eb
I saw you drink the Kool-Aid
    Bb           Eb          C#  Eb
But I don't want no undue
 Bb           Eb            C#  Eb
Attention coming from you          (Riff 1)


[PRE-CHORUS 2]
Bb                 Eb       C#           Eb
All your friends are sober, yeah we're getting older
  Bb      Eb              C#         Eb
Staying in at home, it's good enough for both us (Riff 1)
    Bb        Eb         C#          Eb
And we can fantasize without hearing I told ya
  Bb        Eb           C#         Eb
Making love is fine, but all I want is to forget
           Bb
How old I am


[CHORUS 2]
(Bb)
(Can't remember anything else)
                          C#  Ab
Nothing good happens past 2-A-M
          Bb
I put the ball in your court (Riff 2-a), text me back
                             C#       Ab
I want a full report, I want cash in hand (Riff 3)
    Bb
I'm still waiting for my man (Has he even left the house?)
                             C#               Ab
Short a couple dollars but I think he'll understand
                    Bb                  Ab                        Eb                    Bb Bb Bb Bb  
I put my best dress on (Riff 2-a) get back in bed (Riff 2-b), nothing good happens past 2-A-M


[BRIDGE]
C#                             Ebm                 F#
        And what I thought was possible don't seem possible no more
C#                    Ebm           F#
        I struggle to keep up with you
C#                             Ebm                 F#
        And what I thought was possible don't seem possible no more
C#                    Ebm           F#
        I never could keep up with you
       Ab   Bb
Can we forget  how old I am?


[CHORUS 3]
(Bb)
(Can't remember anything else)
                          C#  Ab
Nothing good happens past 2-A-M
          Bb
I put the ball in your court (riff 2-a), text me back
                             C#       Ab
I want a full report, I want cash in hand (Riff 3)
    Bb
I'm still waiting for my man (Has he even left the house?)
                             C#       Ab
Twenty seven years young, don't make sense
            Bb                       Ab                       Eb                       C# Eb Bb 
I put my best dress on (Riff 2-a)get back in bed (Riff 2-b), nothing good happens past 2-A-M



These are some of the riffs that are used.
I give just a brief description of when they're used, but I hope you'll know when to play them.
Underneath is the timing in case you need help figuring out the rhythm for it.


Riff 1, used in the verses and bridge:
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|---------5--5--6--7--8-------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
   1 + 2 + 3  +  4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4


Riff 2-a, used in the choruses:
e|-----------------------------------|
B|---------9--9--8--6----------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
   1 + 2 + 3  +  4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4


Riff 2-b, used in the choruses:
*essentially just riff 2-a an octave higher*
e|---------16-16-15-13---------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
   1 + 2 + 3  +  4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4


Riff 3, used in the choruses after riff 2:
e|---------8--------6----------------|
B|------------6--6-------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
   1 + 2 + 3  +  4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4


Riff 4, used in the second half of the bridge:
   C#              Ebm             F#
e|-------4---6-----------6---------------6-------6-------6-------4-|
B|-----6-------6-------7---6\4---------6-------6-------6-------6---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

   C#              Ebm             F#
e|-------4---6-----------6-----6---------6-------6-------6-------6-|
B|-----6-------6-------7---6\4---------6-------6-------6-------6---|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
   1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +


Riff 5, after bridge, build-up to the chorus, lots of distortion:
e|------------18----18---------------|
B|---------18----18------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|
   1 + 2 + 3  +  4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4


Riff 6, in the final chorus at the "27 years young" line:
   Bb                      C#      Ab
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-9---8---6-------|
G|-------------------------------------8-7-|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------|
   1  +  2  +  3  +  4  +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

            
            
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