E        Ab   Dbm        A
 art is dead,    art is dead
E        Ab   Dbm        A
 art is dead,    art is dead


E             Ab                 Dbm
 entertainers like to seem complicated
    A               E
but we're not complicated
        Ab              Dbm
i can explain it pretty easily
          A             E                  Ab
have you ever been to a birthday party for children
               Dbm                 A
and one of the children won't stop screaming
                  E                 Ab
cause he's just a little attention attractor
              Dbm                 A
when he grows up to be a comic or actor
          E                   Ab
he'll be rewarded for never maturing
           Dbm               A
for never understanding or learning
           E             Ab
that every day can't be about him
              Dbm                 A
there's other people you selfish xxxxxxx


              E                  Ab
i must be psychotic, i must be demented
                   Dbm                 A
to think that i'm worthy of all this attention,
               E                       Ab
of all of this money you worked really hard for
           Dbm                           A
i slept in late while you worked at the drug store.
            E                Ab
my drug's attention, i am an addict
          Dbm                   A
but i get paid to indulge in my habit
              E                   Ab
it's all an illusion, i'm wearing make-up
            Dbm                  A
i'm wearing make-up, make-up, make-up, make-up


E        Ab        Dbm
 art is dead, so people think you're funny
A
how do you get those people's money?
E        Ab            Dbm
 art is dead, we're rolling in dough
       A                    E            Ab           Dbm       A
while Carlin rolls in his grave, in his grave, in his grave.


      E              Ab         Dbm            A
this show has got a budget, the show has got a budget
     E                  Ab                        Dbm          A
and all the poor people way more deserving of the money won't budge it
         E                 Ab            Dbm               A
cause i wanted my name in lights. when i could have fed a family of four
     E            Ab          Dbm           A
for forty xxxxing fortnights, forty xxxxing fortnights


i am an artist, please god forgive me
i am an artist, please don't revere me
i am an artist, please don't respect me
i am an artist, feel free to correct me

a self-centered artist, self-obsessed artist
i am an artist, i am an artist


               E               Ab              Dbm
but i'm just a kid, i'm just a kid, i'm just a kid, kid
    A
and maybe i'll grow out of it
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