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Great Big Sea - Its The End Of The World As We Know It Ukulele

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Its The End Of The World As We Know It Ukulele

(ver. 1) Click to play this song!
Great Big Sea
An REM cover off GBS's 1997 album, "Play". None of the chords on here sound correct to 
me. So, I decided to finally figure out the chords myself. Very easy, only 3 chords. Not 
nearly as easy to sing, however!

-Standard Tuning-

-Capo on the 2nd fret-

-The chords are played as follows:-
*All chords relative to the capo*
D: xx0232
A: x02220
G: 320003

(PM) = Palm mute the chord
(Ring) = Let the chord ring

[Intro]
         D (PM)     A (PM)      G (Ring)            G
It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

[Verse 1]
D                               G
That's great, it starts with an earthquake, birds,
            D                         G
snakes, an aeroplanes, Lenny Bruce is not afraid.
D                                               G
Eye of a hurricane, listen to yourself churn - world
                                                   D
serves its own needs, dummy serve your own needs. Feed
                                           G
it off an aux speak, grunt, no, strength, Ladder
                                              D
start to clatter with fear fight down height. Wire
                                       G
in a fire, representing seven games, a government
                            D
for hire and a combat site. Left of west and coming in
                                  G               D
a hurry with the furies breathing down your neck. Team

G                                     D
Look at that low playing! Fine, then. Uh oh,
                                   G
overflow, population, common food, but it'll do. Save
                                           D
yourself, serve yourself. World serves its own needs,
                                          G
listen to your heart bleed dummy with the rapture and
                                           D
the revered and the right, right. You vitriolic,
                                       G
patriotic, slam, fight, bright light, feeling pretty
 G (PM)
psyched.

[Chorus]
         D          A            G
It's the end of the world as we know it
         D          A            G
It's the end of the world as we know it
         D          A            G
It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

[Verse 2]
Six o'clock - TV hour. Don't get caught in foreign
towers. Slash and burn, return, listen to yourself
churn. Locking in, uniforming, book burning, blood
letting. Every motive escalate. Automotive incinerate.
Light a votive, light a candle. Step down, step down.
Watch your heel crush, crushed, uh-oh, this means no
fear cavalier. Renegade steer clear! A tournament,
tournament, a tournament of lies. Offer me solutions,
offer me alternatives and I decline.

[Chorus] (x2)
*Palm mute on the 2nd chorus*
It's the end of the world as we know it
It's the end of the world as we know it
It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

[Verse 3]
The other night I dreamt of knives, continental
drift divide. Mountains sit in a line, Leonard
Bernstein. Leonid Brezhnev, Lenny Bruce and Lester
Bangs. Birthday party, cheesecake, jelly bean, boom! You
symbiotic, patriotic, slam book neck, right? Right.

[Chorus] (x2)
It's the end of the world as we know it
It's the end of the world as we know it
It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

[End on D]
            
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