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                             AMERICAN - Sean Rowe
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Tabbed by: Shawn Axsom
E-mail:    axs221@gmail.com
Date:      8/11/2012

Tuning: Standard, except using an A# base note

e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |---3---3---0---0---0---0---------------------------------------------------|
D |---0---0--(1)--1---0---0---7---7-------------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------8-8-8-------------------------------------------|
A#|-0---0---1---1--4---4---7-------------------------------------------------|

    I was       naked and for once I wasn't  ashamed.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |------------------------3------------------3-------------------------------|
D |------------------------0------------------0-------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------(0)-----------------0----------------------------------------|

    I looked God in the eye, and he spit in my face.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |---------------------0----------------------0------------------------------|
D |---------------------1----------------------1------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|----------1---------------------(1)----------------------------------------|

    And he left me on main street and drove   his hummer away.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-------------------0---------------------------0---------------------------|
D |-------------------0---------------------------0------------7-------7------|
A |------------------------------------------------------------8-------8------|
A#|--------4--------------------------4-------------------7--------7----------|

    Oh the moon has been taken, she knows who you are.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |----------------------3------------------------3---------------------------|
D |----------------------0------------------------0---------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------0------------------------0-----------------------------------------|

    The kingdom of Heaven is down at the mall.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |----------------0---------------------0------------------------------------|
D |----------------1---------------------1------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-----1--------------------1------------------------------------------------|

    There is a coat for Saint Peter, it was made in Korea today.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |---------------------------0---------------------0-------------------------|
D |---------------------------0---------------------0------------7-----7------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------8-----8------|
A#|------------4----------------------------4-------------7--------7----------|

    All the Earth drops ajar as we float into space.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |----------------------3--------------------3-------------------------------|
D |----------------------0--------------------0-------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------0----------------------0------------------------------------------|

    We're moving to Mars by  2  0  38.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-----------------0---------------0-----------------------------------------|
D |-----------------1---------------1-----------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|-------1---------------------1---------------------------------------------|

    You know that there's oil there, it's just   a matter of time.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-----------------------0------------------------0--------------------------|
D |-----------------------0------------------------0---------------7-------7--|
A |----------------------------------------------------------------8-------8--|
A#|-----4---------------------------------4------------------7--------7-------|

    I'm a man.              I am the world.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |----------0--------------------------3---3---------------------------------|
D |---------5----0h5-------------------0----0---------0-----------------------|
A |--------6-----6--------------------1---------------0h1---------------------|
A#|-------5------------5--------------------------0---------------------------|

    I'm a man.              I am the Lord.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |------------------------------------3--------------------------------------|
D |-------------0h5-------0h5---------0-----0---------------------------------|
A |-------------6-----------6--------1------0h1-------------------------------|
A#|-------5------------5--------------------------0---------------------------|

    I'm a man.              But I ain't that American.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |----------0----------------------------------------------------------------|
D |---------5----0h5----------------------------7-----------8-----8----8------|
A |--------6-----6-----6------------------------6-----------5------5---6------|
A#|-------5-------------------------------------5-----------6-----------------|


e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-------8-----8------8------8-----------------------------------------------|
A |--------5----6------5------6-----------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

        Oh she pokes out of science, she changes her skin.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |--8-------8--------------8------------------------8------------------------|
A |------------6------------5------------------------6------------------------|
A#|--5-----------------------------------0------------------------------------|

    He falls out of religion, and washes his sins.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |------------------------------------------5---5----------------------------|
D |-----------------5------------------------5-----3--------------------------|
A |----3------------3-------------3----------3--------------------------------|
A#|----3--------------------------3-------------------------------------------|

    They get married in France, 'cos the deal is better out there.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-------------------------------------------------------------------------1-|
G |---------------------0------------------3-------3------3---2---2---2-2---2-|
D |----------5----------5------------------3----------5-----------3-3-----3-3-|
A |----------3----------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------3-----------|

    And all the kids   have grown up on driveways and lawns.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------------1-3-------------------------------------------------------|
G |-----2-------2-3-----------------------------------------------------------|
D |-----3-------3------------------8------------------8-----------------------|
A |--------------------------------8------------------8-----------------------|
A#|-----3--------------------------7----0-------------7-----------------------|

    And the hunters keep secrets on factory farms.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----3-4-------------------------4-------4-6-4-----------------------------|
G |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-----4-5--------------5----------5-----------------------------------------|
A |-----2-3--------------3----------3-------3---------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    The children are hungry, they're eating   a hole through the world.
e |-----------------------------------------------------1---------------------|
B |-3--------------------------------3----------3---------1------1------------|
G |---------------------------------------------------------------------1h2---|
D |-5----------------5---------------5----------5---------2------2------3-----|
A |-3----------------3---------------3----------3-------1--------1------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    I'm a man.              I am the world.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-2-----0-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-3-----1---1----1----1---1--0----------0-----------------------------------|
A |-------3---3----3----3---3-----3-------1-----------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------0---------0------------------------------|


    I'm a man.              I am the Lord.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-0-----0-------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |-1-----1-----1----1------1--0----------0-----------------------------------|
A |-------3-----3----3------3-----3-------1-----------------------------------|
A#|----------------------------------0---------0------------------------------|

    I'm a man.              But I ain't that American.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-2-----0----------------------------------2--------------------------------|
D |-3-----1----------1------------1----------1---------0--0-----0-----0-------|
A |-------3----------3------------3--------------------1--1--1--1--1--1-------|
A#|-------------5--------------------------------------0-----0-----0----------|

    [solo]
e |---------1-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-3-----3-3-3-------------------3-1---1---1---1---3-----------------1-------|
G |-3-----3---3---3---3---3---3-----5---5---5---5-----3---3---3---3-----2---2-|
D |-------------0-0---0---0---0-----------------------0---0---0---0-----3---3-|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

            Oh Eden's been stolen, shopped up and leased.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G |-2---2---3--3-----------3-------3--------------3---------------------------|
D |-3---3------0-----------0-------0--------------0---------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   
    Our heart hits the market before it can bleed.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----4--------------4------4-------------4---------------------------------|
G |-----0--------------0------0-------------0---------------------------------|
D |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Her name is forgotten, her ocean is now just a  dream.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----3-------3--------------3--------3---4----3--1------1----4-------------|
G |-------------------------------------------------2------2----2-------------|
D |-----0-------0--------------0--------0---1----0--3------3----3-------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    As his love slips away from his work and his home,
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----------3----------3------------3------------3---------------------------|
G |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----------0----------0------------0------------0---------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    he puts out the lights and he jerks off alone.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |----4------------4-------------4---------4------4-3-4----------------------|
G |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D |----1------------1-------------1---------1---------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    He's married to cancer, he counts on his internet girl.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |------3----------3----------3-------------3--------1-------1-----1---------|
G |------3----------3----------3-------------3--------2-------2-----2---------|
D |------0----------0----------0-------------0--------3-----3-----3-----3-----|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    Well I played like a robot, I've danced like a stone.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-1------3-------------3-----------3-------------3--------------------------|
G |-2------3-------------3-----------3-------------3--------------------------|
D |--------0-------------0-----------0-------------0--------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    I've done everything perfect, and I want what I own.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----------1----------1--------------1-----------1-------------------------|
G |-----------0----------0--------------0-----------0-------------------------|
D |-----------0----------0--------------0-----------0-------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    I'm naked   and for once I am not ashamed.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-----3--------3--------3-------3---1--------1---1--------------------------|
G |-----------------------------------2--------2---2--------------------------|
D |-----0--------0--------0-------0---3--------3---3--------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    I'm a man.              I am the world.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-1-----4----4---4-4------4-4--4---3------3---3---3-------------------------|
G |-2--------------------------------3------3---3---3-------------------------|
D |-3-----1----1---1-1------1-1--1---0------0---0---0-------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    I'm a man.              I am the Lord.
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-1-----4----4---4-4------4-4--4---3------3---3---3-------------------------|
G |-2--------------------------------3------3---3---3-------------------------|
D |-3-----1----1---1-1------1-1--1---0------0---0---0-------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    I'm a man.              But I ain't that American.
e |------------------------------------------1---------1----------------------|
B |-1-----4----4---4-4------------4----------1---------1----------------------|
G |-2----------------------------------------2---------2----------------------|
D |-3-----1----1---1-1------------1----------3---------3----------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   [solo]
e |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B |-3---3---3---3---3---4---4---4---4-----------------------------------------|
G |-----3---------3-----3---3---3---3-----------------------------------------|
D |-0---0---0-----------1---1---1---1-----------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   [solo]
e |----------------------------------------------------1----------------------|
B |-3---3---3---3---3---4-------4---4---4--------------3----------------------|
G |-----3---------------3---3---3---3---2--------------3----------------------|
D |-0---0---0---0-------1---1---1---1---1-------------------------------------|
A |---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|





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| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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