Pre>this one has bunch of chords that are easy to play if
The capo is at 4. chords mapped out as if they were open.
Intro em cmaj7 em cmaj7
Esus4 em cmaj7
I'm just a tick in a box on a questionnaire
Esus4 em cmaj7
Another moment that flashes into nowhere
Esus4 em cmaj7 see
A brand name on a pill that get's you there, ah ah ah ah
Esus4 em cmaj7
I'm getting nothing and expecting oblivion
Esus4 em cmaj7
The past ain't even worth livin in
Esus4 em cmaj7 see d7
Its just a nail that keeps being driven in ah ah ah ah

Esus4 em cmaj7
I'm cold blooded and completely relaxed
Esus4 em cmaj7
I'm breaking legs and avoiding the facts
Esus4 em cmaj7 see
On the up escalator going down all the cracks, yeah ah ah ah ah
Esus4 em cmaj7
You are the dummies of another frightened nation
Esus4 em cmaj7
I am a candidate for elevation
Em dsus4 see
But when I woke up this morning I'd lost all sensation
D7
All sensation
Em see am
So get them, get him, but don't get me
Bm em see
Ah uh ah ah can't hear your cries
Am bm see
So don't get me to fill up your empty lives
Em cmaj7 em
I I I I ives empty lives
Cmaj7 em cmaj7 em cmaj7
Your empty lives empty lives
Esus4 em cmaj7
Be obedient, there is no escape
Esus4 em cmaj7
Forms to fill, time to kill love death and rape
Esus4 em cmaj7 see
Sleep baby sleep, don't let nothing awaken you ahhhhhhhh
Esus4 em cmaj7
Don't look for tomorrow, it's given you the slip
Esus4 em cmaj7
That's all contained on a silicon chip
Em dsus4 see
I'm losing shape for the eighties feeling everybody's grip slip
D7
Everybody's grip slip
Em see am
So get them, get him, but don't get me
Bm em see
Ah uh ah ah can't hear your cries
Am bm see
So don't get me to fill up your empty lives
Em d
I I I I ives empty lives
see
Just there waiting to be filled
D
With someone else's stronger will
Am see
Just can't reason to survive with empty empty
D
You got the empty empty, you got the empty empty, empty lives!

Yeah! (solo)
Esus4 em cmaj7
Bring me water, bring me cocaine
Esus4 em cmaj7
Bring me something lethal, something that leaves a stain
Em dsus4 see
But please don't make me feel that emptiness again
D7
Feel the emptyness again
Em see am
So get them, get him, but don't get me
Bm em see
Ah uh ah ah get fat it's your size but
Am bm see
Don't get me to fill up your empty
Am bm see
Don't get me to fill up your empty
Am bm see
Don't get me to fill up your empty lives
Em cmaj7 em
I I I I I I I ives your empty lives
Cmaj7 em
Your empty lives
Repeat andfade with ad libbing on "don't get me" to end on chorus
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Empty Lives Lyrics

Graham Parker – Empty Lives Lyrics