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Intro: Am F 4x

Verse 1:
Am
Psychic spies from China
       F 
Try to steal your mind's elation
Am
Little girls from Sweden
         F   
Dream of silver screen quotations
    C                 G
And if you want these kind of dreams
     F        D
It's Californication
        
Am F x2

Verse 2:
         Am
It's the edge of the world
           F
And all of western civilization
    Am
The sun may rise in the East
            F
At least it settles in the final location
     C               G
It's understood that Hollywood
      F        D
sells Californication

Am F x2

Pre-Chorus:
Am
Pay your surgeon very well
   F
To break the spell of aging
Am   
Celebrity skin is this your chin
    F
Or is that war your waging
Am            F
First born unicorn
Am             F
Hardcore soft xxxx

Chorus:
C            G     D      Am
Dream of Californication
C            G     D
Dream of Californication

Am F x2

Verse 3:
Am       
Marry me girl be my fairy to the world
      F
Be my very own constellation
  Am
A teenage bride with a baby inside
        F
Getting high on information
    C                   G 
And buy me a star on the boulevard
     F        D
It's Californication

Am F x2
 
Verse 4:
Am
Space may be the final frontier
         F
But it's made in a Hollywood basement
Am       
Cobain can you hear the spheres
        F
Singing songs off station to station
     C            G
And Alderon's not far away
     F        D
It's Californication

Am F x2

Pre-Chorus:
Am
Born and raised by those who praise       
      F               
Control of population 
 Am
Everybody's been there and
  F
I don't mean on vacation
Am            F
First born unicorn
Am            F
Hardcore soft xxxx

Chorus:
C            G    D       Am
Dream of Californication
C            G    D
Dream of Californication
C            G    D       Am
Dream of Californication
C            G    D
Dream of Californication

Gbm D Gbm D

Bm D A E

Gbm D Gbm D

Bm D A E x3

Am F x2

Verse 5:
Am   
Destruction leads to a very rough road
       F
But it also breeds creation
    Am
And earthquakes are to a girl's guitar
        F
They're just another good vibration
    C                    G
And tidal waves couldn't save the world
     F        D
From Californication

Am F x2 

Pre-Chorus:
Am
Pay your surgeon very well
   F
To break the spell of aging
Am
Sicker than the rest there is no test
    F     
But this is what you're craving
Am            F
First born unicorn
Am            F
Hardcore soft xxxx

Chorus:
C            G    D      Am
Dream of Californication
C            G    D
Dream of Californication
C            G    D      Am
Dream of Californication
C            G    D
Dream of Californication    
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3 Comments

  1. Nice, it does sound better in Dm, also in the verses when it’s going Am F, it’s nice to pluck 4 4 2 0 on the C (second) string after the Am

  2. love it!!!

  3. Dm sounds better than D :)

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