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Imitation Of Life chords

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by R.E.M.
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Hi this is my first time tabbing so here goes!

Imitation of Life  

                             REM
[Intro]

Em    C            G  Em   Am   C D


[Verse]

Em            Am              G           D
Charades, pop skill water hyacinth,
            Em      Am          G         D      C
 named by a poet. imitation of life
Em     Am       G            D               Em
like a koi in a frozen pond like a goldfish in a bowl
Am               G                    D        C
I dont want to hear you cry


[Chorus]

       G              Em
Thats sugarcane that tasted good
      Am              C      D
thats cinnamon thats Hollywood
G             Em              Am    C   D
c'mon c'mon no one can see you try


[Verse 2]

Em                Am              
    You want the greatest thing
G                            D
the greatest thing since bread came sliced.
Em             Am                      G         D  C
   You've got it all, you've got it sized.
Em           Am              G                    
    like a friday fashion show teenager
  D               Em
freezing in the corner
Am                     G             D  C
trying to look like you dont try


[Chorus]

       G              Em
Thats sugarcane that tasted good
      Am              C      D
thats cinnamon thats Hollywood
G             Em              Am    C   D
c'mon c'mon no one can see you try


[Middle 8]

C   D   C   D   C                 


[Chorus]

       G              Em
Thats sugarcane that tasted good
      Am                   C        D
thats freezing rain that's what you could
G             Em              Am    C   D
c'mon c'mon no one can see you try

         G              Em
This sugarcane, this lemonade
      Am          C   D
this hurricane, i'm not afraid.
G              Em             Am   C  D
c'mon c'mon no one can see me cry
           G                 Em
This lightning storm, this tidal wave
        Am            C   D
this avalanche, i'm not afraid.
G             Em             Am  C  D
c'mon c'mon no one can see me cry


[Outro]

       G             Em
Thats sugarcane that tasted good
      Am                  C     D 
thats who you are, thats what you could
G            Em               Am    C  D 
c'mon c'mon no one can see you try

       G              Em
Thats sugarcane that tasted good
        Am               C   D 
thats who you are, thats what you could
G            Em              Am    C   D 
c'mon c'mon no one can see you cry

 G              Em
Am              C       D 

G              Em              Am    C   D  
c'mon c'mon no 

            
            
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Jinx 1,750 Sep 09, 2002 08:00 PM

^ bullshyte. anyways.. good tab man

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acoustic-fish 446 Feb 17, 2006 08:06 AM

^
^ur dad cant be the guitarist for rem, if he was, u wouldnt be looking for rem tabs here.
great tab.

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