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Intro: Bb7
 
Verse 1:
Bb7
"Write what you know", So they say, all I know is
      Eb        
I don't know what to write or the right way to write it.
        Bb7
This is big, lady, don't screw it up,
                          Eb   Cm   Ab Gm Cm7 F7
This is not some little vaudeville I'm reviewing.
 

 Bb7
Poor little kids versus rich greedy sour pusses
Eb  
Ha! It's a cinch! It could practically write itself-
     Bb7
And let's pray it does, cause as I may have mentioned,
        Eb Cm   Ab   Gm Cm Am   
I have no clue what I'm doing.
 

D7
Ebm I insane? This is what I've been waiting for.
     G   
Well that, plus the screaming of ten angry editors.
    D7
"A girl?" "It's a girl!" "How the hell?" "Is that even legal?"
 G   Em  C Bm  Em7
"Look, just go and get her!"
 

D7
Not only that, there's a story behind the story:
G   
Thousands of children, exploited, invisible.
      F7
Speak up, take a stand, and there's someone to write About it.
Bb7                     Bb7
That's how things get better.
 
Chorus:
 Eb                           Bb7   
Give life's little guys some ink,
                         Ab
And when it dries just watch what happens.
      Absus2      Bb         Eb
Those kids will live and breathe right on the page
    Bb7                               Ab
And once they're center stage, you watch what happens.
    Absus2        Bb       Cm
And who's there with her camera and her pen
    Db
As boys turn into men?
         Bbm7
They'll storm the gates and then
       Bb        Ab        Bb        Eb5        Absus2
Just watch what happens when they do.
 
Verse 2:
Bb7
Picture a handsome, heroically charismatic-
Eb                                                       Bb7
Plain spoken, know nothing, skirt-chasing, cocky little son of a-
                                            Eb   Cm Ab Gm Cm7 F7
Lie down with dogs and you wake up with a raise and a promotion.
Bb7
So, he's a flirt, a complete ego maniac.
    Eb  
The fact is he's also the face of the strike-
        Bb7
What a face- face the fact,
                                           Eb Cm  Ab Gm Cm Am   
That's a face that could save us all from sinking in the ocean.
 

D7
Like someone said, "Power tends to corrupt"
        G   
And Absolute power, wait! Wait, corrupts!?
                     D7
Absolutely, that is genius!
                                                 G  Em  C     Bm  Em7
But give me some time, I'll be twice as good as that six months from never.
 

D7
Just look around at the world we're inheriting
    G   
And think of the one we'll create.
                          F7
Their mistake is they got old, that is not a mistake we'll be making.
        Bb7                  Bb7
No sir, we'll stay young forever!
 
Chorus:
 Eb                         Bb7                     Ab
Give those kids and me the brand new century and watch what happens.
    Absus2   Bb    Eb                     Bb7   
It's David and Goliath, do or die! The fight is on,
              Ab
And I can't watch what happens.
   Absus2   Bb      Cm                     Db
But all I know is nothing happens if you just give in.
   Cm                      Db
It can't be any worse than how it's been.
 
Outro:
        Eb5      Eb5             Eb5          Ab   
And it just so happens that we just might win,
Abm    Bb7   
So whatever happens!
        Eb5        Fm7 Bb7     Eb
Let's begin!
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