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G   F      E          G   F     E
American queen is the American dream
G   F      E          G   F     E
American queen is the American dream


Dm        C     Am
She is a Polish girl in America
Dm     C          Am
Tall, tanned hot blonde girl called Anja
Dm            C             Am
I asked her 'Why would you wanna be a hollywood wife?'
  Dm          C                   Am
''Because I don't want to end up living 
             F     G      Am
in a dive on Vi -- ii -- ne''
     F    G       E
I'll do anything for a dime
 F               G
Looking for the golden lie


Chorus
C            F            G
Hollywood infected your brain
            Dm             C     F    G
You wanted kissing in the rain        Oh oh,
 
           Dm          G     Am
I've been living in a movie scene
       G     C           G
Puking American dreams Oh oh, 
       Dm              G            C   F  Dm  G  C  F  
I'm obsessed with the mess that's America
       Dm              G            C   F  Dm  G  C  C
I'm obsessed with the mess that's America


- same chord progression throughout the song -


A fat security making plays for me
As soon as I touch down in, oh, L.A., said…

Oh my god, you look just like Shakira
No no, you're Catherine Zeta
Actually, my name's Marina

Your mind is just like mine
All filled up with things benign
You're looking for the golden lie


Chorus
C            F            G
Hollywood infected your brain
            Dm             C     F    G
You wanted kissing in the rain        Oh oh,
 
           Dm          G     Am
I've been living in a movie scene
       G     C           G
Puking American dreams Oh oh, 
       Dm              G            C   F  Dm  G  C  F  
I'm obsessed with the mess that's America
       Dm              G            C   F  Dm  G  C  C
I'm obsessed with the mess that's America


American dream is the American queen
American queen is the American dream
Is the American dream
Hollywood infected your brain
You wanted kissing in the rain
Oh oh, I'm living in a movie scene
Puking American dreams
Hollywood infected your brain
You wanna kiss it in the rain
Oh oh, I'm living in a movie scene
Puking American dreams
Oh oh, I'm obsessed with the mess that's America
I'm obsessed with the mess that's America    
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4 Comments

  1. I was singing this on a bench with my ukulele, in my front yard and then, some kids on their bikes came along and stopped and then shouted out to their dad “Look, that lady’s singing.”

    My thoughts: What’s wrong with that, I don’t find that bizarre. And wait a second… Aren’t backyards meant to be private? Lol!

  2. Really good song to play, one verse is missing at the start between ‘in a dive on viiine’ and ‘ill do anything for a dime’ it goes like this:
    Air hostess whose doing gossip magazine crosswords in a flight to JFK
    39 years old with a mile high __
    Trying to stimulate a mind that is slowly starting to decay
    I itch my skin and jump up and say
    Lady I know why your thoughts turn gray

    And it doesn’t ever say ‘ill do anything g for I dime’ in that verse

  3. frnksgerard

    i’ve had a play around and +5 seems to have the easiest chords if you’re struggling with the dreaded E :)

  4. It would be really nice if the rest of it had chords.

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