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For Matt Smiley, and the rest of The Darkness Army - Rock on!

[Intro - 0:00]
                                       Ahhhhhhhhhhh!
e|----------3~----------------------|----------------------------------|
B|----------3~----------------------|----------------------------------|
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D|--9~------0~------2~--------------|--7~------3~--4~--6~--7~-\-2~-----|
A|--9~------2~------2~--------------|--7~-----------------------2~-----|
E|--7~------3~------0~--------------|--9~-----------------------0~-----|

e|---------7------------------------|
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G|---9b11~--------9----7b-----------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

[Verse - 0:14]
     I don't care if you're young and pretty
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D|--9~--9-9-9-7-9----------0-----9~--9---7-9-|------9-9-7--------------------------------|
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E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------------------|------------------------5------------------|

     That's just youth and good genes
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B|-------------------------------------------|----------10p7----7------------------------|
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A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9-------2--------2~----------|-------------------------------------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------0~----------|-------------------------------------------|

    I don't care if you're big in the city
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E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------------------|------------------------5------------------|

     Nothin' at all, is what that means
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A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9-------2--------2~----------|------------------------12\----------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------0~----------|------------------------10\----------------|

     I don't care if you thing I'm ruthless
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B|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------0--9~--9---7-9-|--7-6--------------------------------------|
D|--9~--9-9-9-7-9----------0-----9~--9---7-9-|------9-9-7--------------------------------|
A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9-------2--------7~--7---7-7-|------------9-9-7~--7-5--------------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------------------|------------------------5------------------|

     I've got no more sleep to lose
e|-------------------------------------------|--------7----------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|----------10p7----7------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|--9b11~--------9----7b---------------------|
D|--9~--9-9-9-7-9----3~--4~--6~--7~-\-2------|-------------------------------------------|
A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9---------------------0~-----|-------------------------------------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7---------------------0~-----|-------------------------------------------|

    I don't care what you think the truth is
e|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------0--9~--9---7-9-|--7-6--------------------------------------|
D|--9~--9-9-9-7-9----------0-----9~--9---7-9-|------9-9-7--------------------------------|
A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9-------2--------7~--7---7-7-|------------9-9-7~--7-5--------------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------------------|------------------------5------------------|

     I have always had the blues
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------10-----|
D|--9~--9-9-9-7-9----3~--4~--6~--7~-\-10-----|
A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9---------------------8~-----|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----------------------------|

[Chorus - 1:11]
     I may seem content - I seethe and I resent - I have always had the blues
e|------------------------------------|-------------------------------7------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------10p7---7---------|
G|--7~-----------------------4~----6--|--7~---------------------9b11~--------9----7b-----|
D|--7~------2~----4--5~------4~----6--|--7~------2~----4--5~-----------------------------|
A|--5~------2~----4--5~------2~----4--|--5~------2~----4--5~-----------------------------|
E|----------0~----2--3~---------------|----------0~----2--3~-----------------------------|

     Smiling ear to ear - Bitterness and fear - I have always had the blues
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
G|--7~-----------------------4~----6--|--7~---------------10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
D|--7~------2~----4--5~------4~----6--|--7~------2~-------10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
A|--5~------2~----4--5~------2~----4--|--5~------2~-------8---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8---|
E|----------0~----2--3~---------------|----------0~---------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~-|--------7b~---------9b~---------|
D|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~-|--------7b~---------9b~---------|
A|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--7---7-------7---7-------7---7-------7---7-----|--7---7-------7---7-------------|

e|---------7------------------------|
B|-----------10p7----7--------------|
G|---9b11~--------9----7b-----------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------7-----|
G|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~-|--------7b~---------9b~---9b11--|
D|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~-|--------7b~---------9b~---------|
A|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--7---7-------7---7-------7---7-------7---7-----|--7---7-------7---7-------------|

[Solo - 1:51] IN PROGRESS
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D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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[Verse - 2:35]
     Being loved is overrated
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A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9-------2--------7~--7---7-7-|------------9-9-7~--7-5--------------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------------------|------------------------5------------------|

     But sometimes one cannot refuse
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B|-------------------------------------------|----------10p7----7------------------------|
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A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9-------2--------2~----------|-------------------------------------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------0~----------|-------------------------------------------|

    Only hate is reciprocated
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B|-------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------0--9~--9---7-9-|--7-6--------------------------------------|
D|--9~--9-9-9-7-9----------0-----9~--9---7-9-|------9-9-7--------------------------------|
A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9-------2--------7~--7---7-7-|------------9-9-7~--7-5--------------------|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----3-----------------------|------------------------5------------------|

     I have always had the blues
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B|-------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------10-----|
D|--9~--9-9-9-7-9----3~--4~--6~--7~-\-10-----|
A|--9~--9-9-9-7-9---------------------8~-----|
E|--7~--7-7-7-5-7----------------------------|

[Chorus - 3:02]
     I may seem content - I seethe and I resent - I have always had the blues
e|------------------------------------|-------------------------------7~------7~---------|
B|------------------------------------|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--7~-----------------------4~----6--|--7~---------------------9b11~----9b11-----9p7----|
D|--7~------2~----4--5~------4~----6--|--7~------2~----4--5~---------------------------9-|
A|--5~------2~----4--5~------2~----4--|--5~------2~----4--5~-----------------------------|
E|----------0~----2--3~---------------|----------0~----2--3~-----------------------------|

     Smiling ear to ear - Bitterness and fear - I have always had the blues
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
G|--7~-----------------------4~----6--|--7~---------------10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
D|--7~------2~----4--5~------4~----6--|--7~------2~-------10--10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--|
A|--5~------2~----4--5~------2~----4--|--5~------2~-------8---8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8---|
E|----------0~----2--3~---------------|----------0~---------------------------------------|

[Verse - 3:29] - Different from the other verses
     Ohhhooohhoohohohohhhhh
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D|-------------------7~-------------0-----2~---------------------------------|
A|-------------------5~----------2--------2~---------------------------------|
E|----------------------------3-----------0~---------------------------------|

     I don't care if you're like a flower
     You do not have what I need
     I don't want your healing power
     All I wanna do is bleed

*repeat throughout the verse and chorus*
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G|--2-----2-----------2-----2----------|-2-----2-----------2-----2------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

e|-----------2~----------------2~------|----------2~----------------2~--------|
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G|--1-----1-----------1-----1----------|-1-----1-----------1-----1------------|
D|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|--------------------------------------|

[Chorus - 4:27]
     I may seem content - I seethe and I resent - I have always had the blues
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------7~----------------------|
B|------------------------------------|------------------------------10-7-----------------|
G|--7~-----------------------4~----6--|--7~-----------------9b11~---------9-7-------------|
D|--7~------2~----4--5~------4~----6--|--7~----2~----4--5~--------------------9-7---------|
A|--5~------2~----4--5~------2~----4--|--5~----2~----4--5~-------------------------9-7-9--|
E|----------0~----2--3~---------------|--------0~----2--3~--------------------------------|

     Smiling ear to ear - Bitterness and fear - I have always had the blues
e|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|---------------------------------------------------|
G|--7~-----------------------4~----6--|--7~----------------------------10-10-10-10-10-10--|
D|--7~------2~----4--5~------4~----6--|--7~------2~------5~------------10-10-10-10-10-10--|
A|--5~------2~----4--5~------2~----4--|--5~------2~------5~------------8--8--8--8--8--8---|
E|----------0~----2--3~---------------|----------0~------3~-------------------------------|

[Outro - 4:55]
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B|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
G|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~-|--------7b~---------9b~---------|
D|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~-|--------7b~---------9b~---------|
A|------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
E|--7---7-------7---7-------7---7-------7---7-----|--7---7-------7---7-------------|

e|---------7------------------------|
B|-----------10p7----7--------------|
G|---9b11~--------9----7b-----------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|-----------------------------|
G|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~---|--7-6------------------------|
D|--------7b~---------9b~---------7b~---------9b~---|------9-9-7------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|------------9-9-7-7-7-5------|
E|--7---7-------7---7-------7---7-------7---7-------|------------------------5----|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--9-9-9-9-9-7-9----------------------------|
A|--9-9-9-9-9-7-9----------------------------|
E|--7-7-7-7-7-5-7----------------------------|


************************************

| h   Hammer-on
| b   Bend
| /   Slide up
| \   Slide down
| ~   Vibrato

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