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Intro: Db7
 
Verse 1:
Db7
"Write what you know", So they say, all I know is
      Gb        
I don't know what to write or the right way to write it.
        Db7
This is big, lady, don't screw it up,
                          Gb   Ebm   B Bbm Ebm7 Ab7
This is not some little vaudeville I'm reviewing.
 

 Db7
Poor little kids versus rich greedy sour pusses
Gb  
Ha! It's a cinch! It could practically write itself-
     Db7
And let's pray it does, cause as I may have mentioned,
        Gb Ebm   B   Bbm Ebm Cm   
I have no clue what I'm doing.
 

F7
Gbm I insane? This is what I've been waiting for.
     Bb   
Well that, plus the screaming of ten angry editors.
    F7
"A girl?" "It's a girl!" "How the hell?" "Is that even legal?"
 Bb   Gm  Eb Dm  Gm7
"Look, just go and get her!"
 

F7
Not only that, there's a story behind the story:
Bb   
Thousands of children, exploited, invisible.
      Ab7
Speak up, take a stand, and there's someone to write About it.
Db7                     Db7
That's how things get better.
 
Chorus:
 Gb                           Db7   
Give life's little guys some ink,
                         B
And when it dries just watch what happens.
      Bsus2      Db         Gb
Those kids will live and breathe right on the page
    Db7                               B
And once they're center stage, you watch what happens.
    Bsus2        Db       Ebm
And who's there with her camera and her pen
    E
As boys turn into men?
         Dbm7
They'll storm the gates and then
       Db        B        Db        Gb5        Bsus2
Just watch what happens when they do.
 
Verse 2:
Db7
Picture a handsome, heroically charismatic-
Gb                                                       Db7
Plain spoken, know nothing, skirt-chasing, cocky little son of a-
                                            Gb   Ebm B Bbm Ebm7 Ab7
Lie down with dogs and you wake up with a raise and a promotion.
Db7
So, he's a flirt, a complete ego maniac.
    Gb  
The fact is he's also the face of the strike-
        Db7
What a face- face the fact,
                                           Gb Ebm  B Bbm Ebm Cm   
That's a face that could save us all from sinking in the ocean.
 

F7
Like someone said, "Power tends to corrupt"
        Bb   
And Absolute power, wait! Wait, corrupts!?
                     F7
Absolutely, that is genius!
                                                 Bb  Gm  Eb     Dm  Gm7
But give me some time, I'll be twice as good as that six months from never.
 

F7
Just look around at the world we're inheriting
    Bb   
And think of the one we'll create.
                          Ab7
Their mistake is they got old, that is not a mistake we'll be making.
        Db7                  Db7
No sir, we'll stay young forever!
 
Chorus:
 Gb                         Db7                     B
Give those kids and me the brand new century and watch what happens.
    Bsus2   Db    Gb                     Db7   
It's David and Goliath, do or die! The fight is on,
              B
And I can't watch what happens.
   Bsus2   Db      Ebm                     E
But all I know is nothing happens if you just give in.
   Ebm                      E
It can't be any worse than how it's been.
 
Outro:
        Gb5      Gb5             Gb5          B   
And it just so happens that we just might win,
Bm    Db7   
So whatever happens!
        Gb5        Abm7 Db7     Gb
Let's begin!
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