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Intro: C  Am  F  Fm
                  
xA|--5/7--------------|
xE|-------------5--4--|
xC|-------------------|
xG|-------4/5---------|


C                           G 
I'm a disappearing act done poorly
Am                                 F       Fm
But if I ever get it right, you'll miss me sorely
C                                     G
I look like the cat that just ate the canary
            G   Abm
Coughing up feathers
Am                                        F                  Fm
There's a "get out of jail" card if I can think of something clever
Fm
I'll plead the fifth on all of this


C         Am
When your chips are down, 
F        Fm
and your drinks are all gone
C          Am     
I'll still be here,
F                   Fm
wishing and waiting for you to come home
Am                 C
Kaleidoscope eyes, sparkle at the world
F                G
My emerald city, downtown girl
C               Am
In the sickness of you, 
F
I'm just a white blood cell
Fm
Fighting like hell for you


C                          G             
Oh, I'm just a crook, with no intent or stash
Am                         F                Fm                           
Pour gasoline on the vault just to burn the cash
C                   G                          C  Abm G
I swear to God, I'd never heard a better sound coming out
Am                                          F             Fm
Then when you're whimpering my name from your mouth
Fm
I'll plead the fifth on all of this


C         Am
When your chips are down, 
F        Fm
and your drinks are all gone
C          Am     
I'll still be here,
F                   Fm
wishing and waiting for you to come home
Am                 C
Kaleidoscope eyes, sparkle at the world
F                G
My emerald city, downtown girl
C               Am
In the sickness of you, 
F
I'm just a white blood cell
Fm
Fighting like hell for you


Dm          Am                C        G
I've got an insatiable desire for your insides
Dm               Am                C                 G  Abm Am C
It's undeniable, I'll conspire and pull against your body tonight


C         Am
When your chips are down, 
F        Fm
and your drinks are all gone
C          Am     
I'll still be here,
F                   Fm
wishing and waiting for you to come home
Am                 C
Kaleidoscope eyes, sparkle at the world
F                G
My emerald city, downtown girl
C               Am
In the sickness of you, 
F
I'm just a white blood cell
Fm
Fighting like hell for you
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14 Comments

  1. When it gets to Kaledoscope eyes i like to play C Am instead of Am C

  2. Whenever it gets to the part when it says “I look like the cat that just ate the canary”, I don’t change the key to Abm; I know it’s different, but I pretty much keep it at G the whole time. Try that out. :3

  3. I prefer this for the intro riff:
    a 5 7 2 3 0
    e 4
    c
    g

  4. UkeIAmYourFather

    I like ending the song on a C chord.

  5. i love this so much

  6. what is 5/7

  7. niiiiiiiick

    ik it puts not to put strumming patterns, but incase someone is just learning, i do DDU UDU :)

  8. Team.free.will

    I think every time it shows the chord Abm played throughout the song, it should be replaced with Fm instead:
    In other words, this:

    C G
    I look like the cat that just ate the canary
    G Abm
    Coughing up feathers

    Should be:
    C G
    I look like the cat that just ate the canary
    G Fm
    Coughing up feathers

  9. This tab is great! The chords seem perfect with the song, you don’t need to change the key. I actually prefer ending the song like this with down strokes:

    F
    I’m just a white blood cell,
    Fm C
    Fighting like hell for you

  10. celestialization

    I think the Am over “Kaleidoscope eyes,” should be a G

  11. Swagdaddy

    Perfect 11/10 would play again yes much delight thank you

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