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American Idiot Chords

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D# G# C# F# A# D#
american idiot
by:green day
chords by:Lumina(july)

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[Intro] 

A D G D A G

Don't wanna be an American idiot.

A D G D A G


[Verse]

N.C.                                     A D G D A G                    
Don't want a nation under the new media.
N.C.                                     A D G D A G                    
And can you hear the sound of hysteria?
N.C.                            A D G D A G
The subliminal mindfuck America.   


[Chorus]

D
Welcome to a new kind of tension.
A
All across the alien nation.
E                            A
Everything isn't meant to be okay.
D
Television dreams of tomorrow.
A
We're not the ones who're meant to follow.
E
For that's enough to argue


[Instrumental]

A D G D A G
A D G D A G


[Verse 2]

N.C.                                A D G D A G              
Well maybe I'm the faggot America.
N.C.                                A D G D A G   
I'm not a part of a redneck agenda.
N.C.                                A D G D A G                
Now everybody do the propaganda.
N.C.                          
And sing along in the age of paranoia.


[Chorus]

D
Welcome to a new kind of tension.
A
All across the alien nation.
E                           A
Everything isn't meant to be okay.
D
Television dreams of tomorrow.
A
We're not the ones who're meant to follow.
E
Convincing them to walk you.


[Instrumental]

A D G D A G
A D G D A G
A D G D A G


[Bridge]

D  A  E  A
D  A  E  A
A D G D A G


[Verse 3]

A
Don't wanna be an American idiot.
  A
One nation controlled by the media.
A    D      G  D         A   G
Information nation of hysteria.
N.C.
It's going out to idiot America.


[Chorus]

D
Welcome to a new kind of tension.
A
All across the alien nation.
E                           A
Everything isn't meant to be okay.
D
Television dreams of tomorrow.
A
We're not the ones who're meant to follow.
E
Convincing them to walk you.


[Outro]

A D G D A G
A D G D A G
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Mike_rocka_boy 96 Feb 28, 2005 07:00 PM

Hey this is good but one thing.... THE LYRICS MAN!! You have got the lyrics wrong and you should at least get that rite. Co

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MoshMaster101 10 Apr 05, 2005 08:00 PM

This is good, except you've got to tune the strings a semitone lower for it to sound completely right.

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Xsaz_luvz_punkX 10 Aug 28, 2005 08:00 PM

jesus man. no one can get lyrics rite its nae exactly hard for american idiot. look in the american idiot album book n copi em from there. xox

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