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Society

Eddie Vedder

 

Capo 2

 

Chord Guide

        231

Am:   x02210

      3    4

G:    3x0003

       32 1

C:    x32010

      134211

F:    133211

 

           >       >

Strum: B   D   D U D U    > = accent

       1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

 

Intro: / Am - - - / x8

 

C                G          C (2)

  Oh, it's a mystery to me

                    C              F                     G (2)   

We have a greed with which we have agreed

                F                        G                          Am (2)

And you think you have to want more than you need

     F                  G                   Am (4)

Until you have it all you won't be free

 

      F (2)                          C (2)                             G (2)                Am (4)

Society, you're a crazy breed   Hope you're not lonely without me

 

                   C                           G                         C (2)

When you want more than you have you think you need

                        C                             F                             G (2)

And when you think more than you want your thoughts begin to bleed

    F                     G             Am (2)

I think I need to find a bigger place

                              F                            G                         Am (4)

‘Cause when you have more than you think you need more space

 

      F (2)                          C (2)                             G (2)                Am (2)

Society, you're a crazy breed   Hope you're not lonely without me

    F (2)          C (2)                                  G (2)               Am (4)

Society, crazy indeed    Hope you're not lonely without me

 

Instrumental:

Verse Progression

/ F - - - / C - - - / G - - - / Am - - - / Am - - - / Am - - - / Am - - - /

 

              C                    G               C (2)

There's those thinking more-or-less, less is more

          C                 F                        G (2)

But if less is more, how you keeping score?

                F                      G                       Am (2)

Means for every point you make, your level drops

F                             G                     Am (4)

    Kinda like you're starting from the top, you can't do that

 

      F (2)                          C (2)                             G (2)                Am (2)

Society, you're a crazy breed   Hope you're not lonely without me

       F (2)              C (2)                                G (2)                  Am (2)

Society, crazy indeed    Hope you're not lonely without me

                          

        F (2)                    C (2)

Society, have mercy on me

                         G (2)                 Am (2)

Hope you're not angry if I disagree

        F (2)             C (2)

Society, crazy indeed

                        G (4)               Am (6)

Hope you're not lonely without me

 

End on C

 


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