Intro: Blah!

Verse 1:
Am              F
I was born in a messed up century
               C                      E
My favourite flavoured sweets are raspberry amphetamines
    Am                  F
I bought a car, Beretta age sixteen
           C
I brush my teeth with bleach
                  E
€˜Cause I ain'€™t got time for cavities
     Am                  F
My daddy put a gun to my head
              C                     E
Said if you kiss a boy, I'm gonna shoot you dead
      Am
So I tied him up with gaffa tape
         F
And I locked him in a shed
         C
Then I went out to the garden
         E
And I xxxxed my best friend

Chorus:
         F      C                Am
'Cause my high hopes are getting low
               G
Because these people are so old
    F          C             Am
The way they think about it all
       G
If I tried, I would never know
  F       C               Am
My high hopes are getting low
       G
But I know I'll never be alone
F      C               Am
It's alright, we'll survive
              -nc-
'Cause parents ain't always right

Refrain:
  Am           F
I-I-I-I-I, I-I-I-I-I
   C       E
I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I
  Am           F
I-I-I-I-I, I-I-I-I-I
   C       E
I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I

Verse 2:
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Put a toaster in my bath, watch my mum and dad laugh
        C                                     E
See a thousand volts go through the son they wish they never had
               Am                        F
They told me casual affection leads to xxxual infection
           C                                 E
But it's hard to get an erection when you're so used to rejection
            Am
Yeah, the teacher xxxxed the preacher
         F
Then he had to leave her
        C              E
Had to wash away the sins of a male cheerleader
      Am                      F
"Hi! nice to meet ya," got nothing to believe in
    C                             E
So let me know when my breathing stops

Chorus:
           F     C               Am
'Cause my high hopes are getting low
          G
Because these people are so old
   F            C           Am
The way they think about it all
       G
If I tried, I would never know
   F       C              Am
My high hopes are getting low
       G
But I know I'll never be alone
 F     C               Am
It's alright, we'll survive
             -nc-
'Cause parents ain't always right

Interlude:
   Am         F
I-I-I-I-I, I-I-I-I-I
  C        E
I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I
   Am         F
I-I-I-I-I, I-I-I-I-I
   C       E
I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I

Bridge:
            -nc-
Tick, tock, stop the clock
           C                       E
Because I got the feeling that I'm gonna get shot

Tick, tock, stop the clock
           C                       E
Because I got the feeling that I'm gonna get shot

Chorus:
    F     C               Am
My high hopes are getting low
          G
Because these people are so old
    F          C            Am
The way they think about it all
       G
If I tried, I would never know
     F    C               Am
My high hopes are getting low
       G
But I know I'll never be alone
 F      C              Am
It's alright, we'll survive
             -nc-
'Cause parents ain't always right

Outro -x2-: Am F C E
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