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Wake Up

Alanis Morissette

Intro Riff


Verse Riff

You like snow but only if it's warm

You like rain but only if it's dry

      C                                 Dsus2                         E

No sentimental value to the rose that fell on your floor

     C                                         Dsus2                    E

No fundamental excuse for the granted I'm taken for



                C      G

'Cause it's easy not to

               C        G

So much easier not to

               C                           Dsus2                  E

And what goes around never comes around to you


Verse Riff x2


Verse Riff

You like pain but only if it doesn't hurt too much

You sit...and you receive

                 C                                             Dsus2                      E

There's an obvious attraction to the path of least resistance in your life

                 C                                          Dsus2                         E

There's an obvious aversion no amount of my insistance could make you try tonight




      C       Dsus2     E       C   Dsus2 E

To you to you to you to you to you...




Verse Riff


Verse Riff

There's no love no money no thrill anymore


                  C                                    Dsus2                          E

There's an apprehensive naked little trembling boy with his head in his hands

                  C                                         Dsus2                       E

There's an underestimated and impatient little girl raising her hand




C        Dsus2  E

To you, to you

      C        Dsus2     E

get up get up get up off of it

      C        Dsus2      E

get up get up get up off of it

      C        Dsus2              E

get out get outta here enough already

      C        Dsus2    E

get up get up get up off of it


Wake up!

This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.