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Intro: Ab7
 
Verse 1:
Ab7
"Write what you know", So they say, all I know is
      Db        
I don't know what to write or the right way to write it.
        Ab7
This is big, lady, don't screw it up,
                          Db   Bbm   Gb Fm Bbm7 Eb7
This is not some little vaudeville I'm reviewing.
 

 Ab7
Poor little kids versus rich greedy sour pusses
Db  
Ha! It's a cinch! It could practically write itself-
     Ab7
And let's pray it does, cause as I may have mentioned,
        Db Bbm   Gb   Fm Bbm Gm   
I have no clue what I'm doing.
 

C7
Dbm I insane? This is what I've been waiting for.
     F   
Well that, plus the screaming of ten angry editors.
    C7
"A girl?" "It's a girl!" "How the hell?" "Is that even legal?"
 F   Dm  Bb Am  Dm7
"Look, just go and get her!"
 

C7
Not only that, there's a story behind the story:
F   
Thousands of children, exploited, invisible.
      Eb7
Speak up, take a stand, and there's someone to write About it.
Ab7                     Ab7
That's how things get better.
 
Chorus:
 Db                           Ab7   
Give life's little guys some ink,
                         Gb
And when it dries just watch what happens.
      Gbsus2      Ab         Db
Those kids will live and breathe right on the page
    Ab7                               Gb
And once they're center stage, you watch what happens.
    Gbsus2        Ab       Bbm
And who's there with her camera and her pen
    B
As boys turn into men?
         Abm7
They'll storm the gates and then
       Ab        Gb        Ab        Db5        Gbsus2
Just watch what happens when they do.
 
Verse 2:
Ab7
Picture a handsome, heroically charismatic-
Db                                                       Ab7
Plain spoken, know nothing, skirt-chasing, cocky little son of a-
                                            Db   Bbm Gb Fm Bbm7 Eb7
Lie down with dogs and you wake up with a raise and a promotion.
Ab7
So, he's a flirt, a complete ego maniac.
    Db  
The fact is he's also the face of the strike-
        Ab7
What a face- face the fact,
                                           Db Bbm  Gb Fm Bbm Gm   
That's a face that could save us all from sinking in the ocean.
 

C7
Like someone said, "Power tends to corrupt"
        F   
And Absolute power, wait! Wait, corrupts!?
                     C7
Absolutely, that is genius!
                                                 F  Dm  Bb     Am  Dm7
But give me some time, I'll be twice as good as that six months from never.
 

C7
Just look around at the world we're inheriting
    F   
And think of the one we'll create.
                          Eb7
Their mistake is they got old, that is not a mistake we'll be making.
        Ab7                  Ab7
No sir, we'll stay young forever!
 
Chorus:
 Db                         Ab7                     Gb
Give those kids and me the brand new century and watch what happens.
    Gbsus2   Ab    Db                     Ab7   
It's David and Goliath, do or die! The fight is on,
              Gb
And I can't watch what happens.
   Gbsus2   Ab      Bbm                     B
But all I know is nothing happens if you just give in.
   Bbm                      B
It can't be any worse than how it's been.
 
Outro:
        Db5      Db5             Db5          Gb   
And it just so happens that we just might win,
Gbm    Ab7   
So whatever happens!
        Db5        Ebm7 Ab7     Db
Let's begin!
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