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Intro: Dbm

Verse:
        A
I don't mind,
  Dbm              B                     A
Letting you down easy, but just give it time
      Dbm                  B                 A
If it don't hurt now well just wait, just wait a while
                    Dbm          B       A
You're not the big fish in the pond no more
         Dbm           B      
You are what they're feeding on
     A       
So what are you gonna do
          Dbm                      A    Dbm
When the world don't orbit around you?
    A
So what are you gonna do
         Dbm                       A    Dbm
When the world don't orbit around you?

Chorus:
A
Ain't it fun?
Dbm       B     A        Dbm   B
Living in the real world
          A
Ain't it good?
   Dbm   B  A   Dbm   B
Being all alone

Verse:
              A
Where you're from
      Dbm           B                 A
You might be the one who's running things
           Dbm               B                       A
Well you can ring anybody's bell and get what you want
         Dbm        B         A
See it's easy to ignore trouble
             Dbm             B
When you're living in your bubble

     A       
So what are you gonna do
          Dbm                      A    Dbm
When the world don't orbit around you?
     A       
So what are you gonna do
        Dbm                     A    Dbm
When nobody wants to fool with you?

Chorus:
A
Ain't it fun?
Dbm       B     A        Dbm   B
Living in the real world
          A
Ain't it good?
   Dbm   B  A   Dbm   B
Being all alone

Bridge:
         A
Ain't it good to be on your own?
          Dbm                      B
Ain't it fun you can't count on no one?
         A
Ain't it good to be on your own?
           Dbm                     B
Ain't it fun you can't count on no one?
         A
Ain't it fun?
Dbm       B     A        Dbm   B
Living in the real world


E
Don't go crying to your mama
'Cause you're on your own in the real world
Don't go crying to your mama
'Cause you're on your own in the real world

A
Don't go crying to your mama
E
'Cause you're on your own in the real world
A
Don't go crying to your mama
E
'Cause you're on your own in the real world

-no chords-
Ain't it fun? Ain't it fun?
Baby, now you're one of us
Ain't it fun? Ain't it fun? Ain't it fun?

Chorus:
A
Ain't it fun?
Dbm       B     A        Dbm   B
Living in the real world
          A
Ain't it good?
   Dbm   B  A   Dbm   B
Being all alone


A
Ain't it fun?
Dbm       B     A        Dbm   B
Living in the real world

-'Cause the world don't orbit around you-
          A
Ain't it good? -Ain't it good?-
   Dbm   B  A   Dbm   B
Being all alone


A              Dbm      B                    
Don't go crying to your mama -run to your mama-
A                  Dbm           B                           A
'Cause you're on your own in the real world -don't go crying-
A              Dbm      B                    
Don't go crying to your mama -run to your mama-
A                  Dbm           B                           A
'Cause you're on your own in the real world -don't go crying- 
A              Dbm      B                    
Don't go crying to your mama 
A                  Dbm           B                          A
'Cause you're on your own in the real world -don't go crying-
A              Dbm      B                    
Don't go crying to your mama 
A                  Dbm           B                          A
'Cause you're on your own in the real world -don't go crying-
A              Dbm      B                    
Don't go crying to your mama 
A                  Dbm           B                          A
'Cause you're on your own in the real world 
A              Dbm      B                    
Don't go crying to your mama 
A                  Dbm           B
'Cause you're on your own in the real world 

Outro: A  Bbm B
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6 Comments

  1. If anyone wants to play the riff at the beginning and through the verse/pre-chorus (in the original key), its
    A|—–2h4-2—-2h4-2–
    E|-4——–4——–4-
    C|—4——–4——–
    G|———————

    If you want the chords in the chorus to sound a little more like the recorded song, you can play A, C#m, and B like this
    A C#m B
    A|——————4-4-4-x–2-2-2-x——-
    E|——————4-4-4-x–2-2-2-x——-
    C|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1–4-4-4-x–3-3-3-x——-
    G|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2–6-6-6-x–4-4-4-x——-

    • man all the tabs got messed up
      I don’t know how to fix the riff, but the C#m is
      A|-4-
      E|-4-
      C|-4-
      G|-6-

  2. If you want to play the riff at the beginning of the song try….
    Fret 1 on G
    Then play E alone
    And then slide from 5 to 6 on G
    For the end of it play 6 an extra time after doing the slide. Hope this helped!

  3. For anyone seeking more of a challenge: add in a B on “around you”, followed by E7 Dbm E7 B after “you” for that little riff from the original song

  4. alliecat01

    -4 is easier

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