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Band: Garbage
Song Title: Not My Idea
Tuning: Normal


This is a fairly easy song to play a great one for beginers. The chords are easy but 
as bar chords. I will note an

easier way to play this song for beginners.


Chords Used For This Song (Normal Chords)

      A5    Bb5    C5  Cmaj7      D     
    G    Dmaj7
E|-----------6-----------0-------------------------2----------|
B|-----------6-----------0-----7------------12-----2----------|
G|-----------7-----5-----0-----7-----10-----12-----2----------|
D|-----7-----8-----5-----2-----7-----10-----12-----0----------|
A|-----7-----8-----3-----3-----5-----8------10-----X----------|
E|-----5-----6-----------X-------------------------X----------|

Easier Chords For This Song

       A5   Bb5    F     C   Cmaj7   
  Dmaj7   G
E|-----------------1-----------0-----2-----2-----3-----------------|
B|-----2-----3-----1-----1-----0-----3-----2-----3-----------------|
G|-----2-----3-----2-----0-----0-----3-----2-----0-----------------|
D|-----2-----3-----3-----2-----2-----0-----0-----0-----------------|
A|-----------1-----------3-----3-----X-----X-----2-----------------|
E|-----------------------------X-----X-----X-----3-----------------|


[Intro]

Intro Riff Guitar1:
You can use either the easy chords or the normal chords. For the intro the chords are A5 
Bb5.

E|-------------------------------|----------|
B|-------------------------------|----------|
G|-------------------------------|----------|
D|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|--8---8---|
A|---7---7---7---7---7---7---7---|--8---8---|
E|---5---5---5---5---5---5---5---|--6---6---|

Intro Guitar Lead Guitar 2:

E|------------------------------|----------------------------|
B|-------------------------12---|----------------------------|
G|---------------12-------------|------------12---------15---|
D|----------14--------14--------|---14-------------14--------|
A|---12-------------------------|----------------------------|
E|------------------------------|----------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|---------------12--------15---(15)-b-17---|
D|----------14--------14--------------------|
A|---12-------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|

For the Do Do Do Do Do Part Strum the following Chords F, C, F, Cmaj7 Listen to the song 
strumming pattern.


[Verse 1]

F5            C                F5
I bit my tongue and stood in line
              Cmaj7
With not much to believe in
F5         C               F5
I bought into what I was sold
          Cmaj7
And ended up with nothing


[Chorus]

A5                                Bb5
This is not my idea of a good time
A5                                Bb5
This is not my idea of a good time
A5                                Bb5
This is not my idea of a good time
A5
This is not my idea


[Verse 2]

For the Do Do Do Do Do Part Strum the following Chords F, C, F, Cmaj7 Listen to the song 
strumming pattern.

F5            C                F5
You thought that I would never see
              Cmaj7
What was meant for you was meant for me
F5            C                F5
I was distracted at the time
                Cmaj7
Forget about yours now what about mine


[Chorus]

A5                                Bb5
This is not my idea of a good time
A5                                Bb5
This is not my idea of a good time
A5                                Bb5
This is not my idea of a good time
A5
This is not my idea


[Verse 3]

The Third Verse Is Played The Same Way As The First two But At A Higher Pitch. Strumming 
Are The Same
For The Do Do Do Do Part here Same Strumming Pattern But Play G, D, G, Cmaj7

For The Third Verse Play The Chords Like This

       G      D   Dmaj7
E|------------------2-----|
B|-----12-----7-----2-----|
G|-----12-----7-----2-----|
D|-----12-----7-----0-----|
A|-----10-----5-----X-----|
E|------------------X-----|

G                 D              G
You thought I was a little girl
               Dmaj7
You thought I was a little mouse
G                   D               G
You thought you'd take me by surprise
                 Dmaj7
Now I'm here burning down your house


[Chorus]
For This Chorus Play Chords Like This

       B5    C5
E|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|-----9-----10-----|
A|-----9-----10-----|
E|-----7-----8------|

B5                               C5
This is not my idea of a good time
B5                               C5
This is not my idea of a good time
B5                               C5
This is not my idea of a good time
B5                  C5
This is not my idea
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subligar 31 Sep 25, 2014 11:16 PM

For the F5 in the verse I think it sounds more correct to play it an octave up.

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