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Verse 1: D7 "Write what you know", So they say, all I know is G I don't know what to write or the right way to write it. D7 This is big, lady, don't screw it up, G Em C Bm Em7 A7 This is not some little vaudeville I'm reviewing. D7 Poor little kids versus rich greedy sour pusses G Ha! It's a cinch! It could practically write itself- D7 And let's pray it does, cause as I may have mentioned, G Em C Bm Em Dbm I have no clue what I'm doing. Gb7 Gm I insane? This is what I've been waiting for. B Well that, plus the screaming of ten angry editors. Gb7 "A girl?" "It's a girl!" "How the hell?" "Is that even legal?" B Abm E Ebm Abm7 "Look, just go and get her!" Gb7 Not only that, there's a story behind the story: B Thousands of children, exploited, invisible. A7 Speak up, take a stand, and there's someone to write About it. D7 D7 That's how things get better. Chorus: G D7 Give life's little guys some ink, C And when it dries just watch what happens. Csus2 D G Those kids will live and breathe right on the page D7 C And once they're center stage, you watch what happens. Csus2 D Em And who's there with her camera and her pen F As boys turn into men? Dm7 They'll storm the gates and then D C D G5 Csus2 Just watch what happens when they do. Verse 2: D7 Picture a handsome, heroically charismatic- G D7 Plain spoken, know nothing, skirt-chasing, cocky little son of a- G Em C Bm Em7 A7 Lie down with dogs and you wake up with a raise and a promotion. D7 So, he's a flirt, a complete ego maniac. G The fact is he's also the face of the strike- D7 What a face- face the fact, G Em C Bm Em Dbm That's a face that could save us all from sinking in the ocean. Gb7 Like someone said, "Power tends to corrupt" B And Absolute power, wait! Wait, corrupts!? Gb7 Absolutely, that is genius! B Abm E Ebm Abm7 But give me some time, I'll be twice as good as that six months from never. Gb7 Just look around at the world we're inheriting B And think of the one we'll create. A7 Their mistake is they got old, that is not a mistake we'll be making. D7 D7 No sir, we'll stay young forever! Chorus: G D7 C Give those kids and me the brand new century and watch what happens. Csus2 D G D7 It's David and Goliath, do or die! The fight is on, C And I can't watch what happens. Csus2 D Em F But all I know is nothing happens if you just give in. Em F It can't be any worse than how it's been. Outro: G5 G5 G5 C And it just so happens that we just might win, Cm D7 So whatever happens! G5 Am7 D7 G Let's begin!
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