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Band: Caedmon's Call
Song: Standing Up For Nothing
Album: Caedmon's Call
Tabber: oddmenout4@yahoo.com


Chords Used:
G/C   - x30033
G/B   - x20033
A7sus - x02030
G     - 320033
C2    - x32030
D2    - xx0230
Am7   - x02010
Fmaj7 - 133210
D2/F# - 200230
E7    - 020100
A#m7  - x12120
B     - x24442

Intro:
  G/C        G/B         A7sus    G
e-------------------------------------------|
B--------3----------3---------3--------3----|
G----------0----------0---------0--------0--| x2
D------0----------0---------2--------0------|
A--2h3--------0h2--------0------------------|
E---------------------------------3---------|

Verse 1: (use same picking pattern)
G/C       G/B           A7sus   G
     Well, I can't stop staring at myself;
G/C   G/B       A7sus           G
     My face reflected in this empty plate.
G/C  G/B        A7sus            G
     I can't decide if it's the devil
G/C  G/B        A7sus    G
     Or if it's just something I ate.
G/C   G/B              A7sus         G
     'Cause he's been down there all morning.
G/C   G/B          A7sus   G
He's patiently waiting at my gate.
G/C   G/B          A7sus   G
He's throwing rocks at my window.
G/C   G/B          A7sus   G
Hey won't you come on out and play with me?

e--------0-----------------0-------------|
B----------3------3----------3------3----|
G-------------------0-----------------0--|
D------0--------0--------2--------0------|
A--2h3-------2--------0------------------|
E------------------------------3---------|

Verse 2:
G/C     G/B  A7sus    G
    But everyday when I get up
G/C G/B         A7sus   G
    I see folks trading in their crowns
G/C G/B           A7sus    G
    for all these paper or plastic lives;
G/C     G/B   A7sus   G
    An opiate for the masses hounds.
G/C     G/B           A7sus   G
    And pride, like a vestige of lives lost.
G/C          G/B           A7sus     G
    It's the stench of the old folks coming 'round.
G/C G/B          A7sus  G
    Now with the news I heard today,
G/C   G/B           A7sus          G
    I can't tell if this world is lost or found.

Chorus 1:
C2       D2                  C2
     You go; I'll be waiting here.
             D2              C2
     And I'm awake, I cannot sleep.
             D2                    Am7
     So I'll sit upon this rock is you.

     I ain't standing up for nothing.


Intro x2


Verse 3:
Well, I've never seen my congressman,
But I can't deny that he exists.
'Cause I've seen his legislation pass;
I've seen his name on the ballot list.
Same, I can't deny this fallen world.
Though not my home it's where I live.
How can I preserve and light the way
for a world that I can't admit I'm in?


Chorus 2:
'Cause I know who I say You are,
But these crows can't be made to stop.
So I'll sit denying by this fire
I ain't standing up for nothing

Intro x1

Bridge:
Fmaj7
Lack of interest leads to,
D2/F#
Lack of knowledge leads to,
G
Lack of perspective leads to,
E7
Lack of communication leads to,
Am7
Lack of understanding leads to,
A#m7
Lack of concern leads to,
B
This complacency denotes,
C2
This approval denies
D2
Truth

Verse 4:
But I can't stop staring at myself;
It's my face reflected in this empty plate.
And I know that it's the devil.

Intro x1

Chorus 3:
So You lead; and I'll be close behind.
So You speak and I'll hang on Your words.
You've got to lift me from this hardened tree,
'Cause I ain't standing up for nothing.

Intro x4

End on G


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