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Intro: Eb7
 
Verse 1:
Eb7
"Write what you know", So they say, all I know is
      Ab        
I don't know what to write or the right way to write it.
        Eb7
This is big, lady, don't screw it up,
                          Ab   Fm   Db Cm Fm7 Bb7
This is not some little vaudeville I'm reviewing.
 

 Eb7
Poor little kids versus rich greedy sour pusses
Ab  
Ha! It's a cinch! It could practically write itself-
     Eb7
And let's pray it does, cause as I may have mentioned,
        Ab Fm   Db   Cm Fm Dm   
I have no clue what I'm doing.
 

G7
Abm I insane? This is what I've been waiting for.
     C   
Well that, plus the screaming of ten angry editors.
    G7
"A girl?" "It's a girl!" "How the hell?" "Is that even legal?"
 C   Am  F Em  Am7
"Look, just go and get her!"
 

G7
Not only that, there's a story behind the story:
C   
Thousands of children, exploited, invisible.
      Bb7
Speak up, take a stand, and there's someone to write About it.
Eb7                     Eb7
That's how things get better.
 
Chorus:
 Ab                           Eb7   
Give life's little guys some ink,
                         Db
And when it dries just watch what happens.
      Dbsus2      Eb         Ab
Those kids will live and breathe right on the page
    Eb7                               Db
And once they're center stage, you watch what happens.
    Dbsus2        Eb       Fm
And who's there with her camera and her pen
    Gb
As boys turn into men?
         Ebm7
They'll storm the gates and then
       Eb        Db        Eb        Ab5        Dbsus2
Just watch what happens when they do.
 
Verse 2:
Eb7
Picture a handsome, heroically charismatic-
Ab                                                       Eb7
Plain spoken, know nothing, skirt-chasing, cocky little son of a-
                                            Ab   Fm Db Cm Fm7 Bb7
Lie down with dogs and you wake up with a raise and a promotion.
Eb7
So, he's a flirt, a complete ego maniac.
    Ab  
The fact is he's also the face of the strike-
        Eb7
What a face- face the fact,
                                           Ab Fm  Db Cm Fm Dm   
That's a face that could save us all from sinking in the ocean.
 

G7
Like someone said, "Power tends to corrupt"
        C   
And Absolute power, wait! Wait, corrupts!?
                     G7
Absolutely, that is genius!
                                                 C  Am  F     Em  Am7
But give me some time, I'll be twice as good as that six months from never.
 

G7
Just look around at the world we're inheriting
    C   
And think of the one we'll create.
                          Bb7
Their mistake is they got old, that is not a mistake we'll be making.
        Eb7                  Eb7
No sir, we'll stay young forever!
 
Chorus:
 Ab                         Eb7                     Db
Give those kids and me the brand new century and watch what happens.
    Dbsus2   Eb    Ab                     Eb7   
It's David and Goliath, do or die! The fight is on,
              Db
And I can't watch what happens.
   Dbsus2   Eb      Fm                     Gb
But all I know is nothing happens if you just give in.
   Fm                      Gb
It can't be any worse than how it's been.
 
Outro:
        Ab5      Ab5             Ab5          Db   
And it just so happens that we just might win,
Dbm    Eb7   
So whatever happens!
        Ab5        Bbm7 Eb7     Ab
Let's begin!
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