Artist Melanie Martinez
Album K-12
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Intro -x4-: Ebm  Abm  Bbm
 
Verse 1:
Ebm               Abm
I'm not a bad guy
   Bbm                   Ebm                       Abm Bbm
So don't treat me bad if I'm feeling sad, alright?
                       Ebm                          Abm
Please don't be mad if I don't smile back, alright?
     Bbm                     Ebm                        Abm
If I xxxx up my words, don't think I'm absurd, alright?
Bbm
Alright?
 
Pre-Chorus:
Ebm
I'm physically exhausted
Bbm         Abm
Tired of my knuckles piercing
Ebm                          Bbm
I'm chewing gum to pass this time
         Abm
Sadness, can't you see it?
Ebm                     Bbm
You're too busy seeking selfish wishes
Abm
Look at how I'm feeling
Ebm                          Abm
You write me up and say it's love
      -nc-
And I can't believe it
 
Chorus:
Ebm                   Abm
Baby, can you meet me tonight in detention?
Ebm                            Abm
I can feel your blood pressure rise, xxxx this tension
Ebm                       Abm
Let me crawl up into your mind, did I mention?
Ebm                        Abm
Pretending everything's alright is detention
 
Post-Chorus:
Ebm
De-detention
Abm
De-detention
Ebm                         -nc-
Pretending everything's all right is -Shh!-
 
Verse 2:
Ebm                              Abm Bbm
The teachers don't care about me
                    Ebm                  Abm Bbm
xxxx how I feel, as long as I make money
Ebm                            Abm     Bbm
They let them do whatever they want to me
            Ebm                        Abm
They're the customer, I'm chopped meat
            Bbm
I'm chopped meat
 
Pre-Chorus:
Ebm
I'm physically exhausted
Bbm         Abm
Tired of my knuckles piercing
Ebm                          Bbm
I'm chewing gum to pass this time
         Abm
Sadness, can't you see it?
Ebm                     Bbm
You're too busy seeking selfish wishes
Abm
Look at how I'm feeling
Ebm                          Abm
You write me up and say it's love
      -nc-
And I can't believe it
 
Chorus:
Ebm                   Abm
Baby, can you meet me tonight in detention?
Ebm                            Abm
I can feel your blood pressure rise, xxxx this tension
Ebm                       Abm
Let me crawl up into your mind, did I mention?
Ebm                        Abm
Pretending everything's alright is detention
 
Post-Chorus:
Ebm
De-detention
Abm
De-detention
Ebm                         -nc-
Pretending everything's all right is -Shh!-
 
Bridge:
Ebm                           Abm
I wanna go home and you say, "Now is not the time"
Ebm                                 Abm
xxxx being all alone in back of the classroom, ah
Ebm                                          Abm
Stop calling up my phone, trying to say that I've been out of line
Ebm                                    Abm
When all I ever asked was to go to the bathroom
 
Interlude -x2-: Ebm  Abm  Bbm
 
Chorus:
Ebm                   Abm
Baby, can you meet me tonight in detention?
Ebm                            Abm
I can feel your blood pressure rise, xxxx this tension
Ebm                       Abm
Let me crawl up into your mind, did I mention?
Ebm                        Abm                Ebm
Pretending everything's alright is detention
 
Outro:
   Abm  Bbm
Tonight
Ebm                                 Abm Bbm
I can feel your blood pressure rise
Ebm                       Abm  Bbm
Let me crawl up into your mind
Ebm                              -nc-
Pretending everything's alright -is detention!-
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fujoshi_mom

geez theres like 10 comments but only 3 likes

Sarah

-1 is easier than the original version

Jada Sanaa

what strumming pattern did you use ?

Ingrid

I used DDUUDU but idk

morgan

It’s not knuckles piercing it’s knuckles beating.

Ingrid

wow so easy fun!

Lilla

YAY

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