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Intro: E7
 
Verse 1:
E7
"Write what you know", So they say, all I know is
      A        
I don't know what to write or the right way to write it.
        E7
This is big, lady, don't screw it up,
                          A   Gbm   D Dbm Gbm7 B7
This is not some little vaudeville I'm reviewing.
 

 E7
Poor little kids versus rich greedy sour pusses
A  
Ha! It's a cinch! It could practically write itself-
     E7
And let's pray it does, cause as I may have mentioned,
        A Gbm   D   Dbm Gbm Ebm   
I have no clue what I'm doing.
 

Ab7
Am I insane? This is what I've been waiting for.
     Db   
Well that, plus the screaming of ten angry editors.
    Ab7
"A girl?" "It's a girl!" "How the hell?" "Is that even legal?"
 Db   Bbm  Gb Fm  Bbm7
"Look, just go and get her!"
 

Ab7
Not only that, there's a story behind the story:
Db   
Thousands of children, exploited, invisible.
      B7
Speak up, take a stand, and there's someone to write About it.
E7                     E7
That's how things get better.
 
Chorus:
 A                           E7   
Give life's little guys some ink,
                         D
And when it dries just watch what happens.
      Dsus2      E         A
Those kids will live and breathe right on the page
    E7                               D
And once they're center stage, you watch what happens.
    Dsus2        E       Gbm
And who's there with her camera and her pen
    G
As boys turn into men?
         Em7
They'll storm the gates and then
       E        D        E        A5        Dsus2
Just watch what happens when they do.
 
Verse 2:
E7
Picture a handsome, heroically charismatic-
A                                                       E7
Plain spoken, know nothing, skirt-chasing, cocky little son of a-
                                            A   Gbm D Dbm Gbm7 B7
Lie down with dogs and you wake up with a raise and a promotion.
E7
So, he's a flirt, a complete ego maniac.
    A  
The fact is he's also the face of the strike-
        E7
What a face- face the fact,
                                           A Gbm  D Dbm Gbm Ebm   
That's a face that could save us all from sinking in the ocean.
 

Ab7
Like someone said, "Power tends to corrupt"
        Db   
And Absolute power, wait! Wait, corrupts!?
                     Ab7
Absolutely, that is genius!
                                                 Db  Bbm  Gb     Fm  Bbm7
But give me some time, I'll be twice as good as that six months from never.
 

Ab7
Just look around at the world we're inheriting
    Db   
And think of the one we'll create.
                          B7
Their mistake is they got old, that is not a mistake we'll be making.
        E7                  E7
No sir, we'll stay young forever!
 
Chorus:
 A                         E7                     D
Give those kids and me the brand new century and watch what happens.
    Dsus2   E    A                     E7   
It's David and Goliath, do or die! The fight is on,
              D
And I can't watch what happens.
   Dsus2   E      Gbm                     G
But all I know is nothing happens if you just give in.
   Gbm                      G
It can't be any worse than how it's been.
 
Outro:
        A5      A5             A5          D   
And it just so happens that we just might win,
Dm    E7   
So whatever happens!
        A5        Bm7 E7     A
Let's begin!
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