Augie March - Fake Jive Guitar Chords

Augie March

australian alternative rock, australian rock

Chords: A, F#m, E, D
[Intro]
A F#m A F#m E F#m D E

[Verse 1]
A
It's just a painting it's just a song
F#m
Wonderous plate miraculous rag on
A
Holding the promise of happiness high
F#m
Beauteous speck in a dilated eye
E
O you draw yourself a little leaner
F#m
And you sing like somebody meaner
D
Than you are
                E
Don't you tiger of paper?

[Verse 2]
A
A many false windowed thing
F#m
A kite in a lecturing wind
A
Awaiting intellectual strike
F#m
Cast the pens down in the dome
E
Tonight have you read the poets lately?
F#m
They don't get a weekly monthly
D
Bi-annual now you may
E
Cry but I doubt you will

[Break]
A F#m A F#m E F#m D E

[Verse 3]
A
Ten years is all it took ten years in
F#m
Thrall to a lickspittle crook now you don't
A
Know the crooked lay of the land
F#m
You don't trust any man to shake your
E
Hand without taking a thumb or a finger
F#m
How the vilest scent will linger
D
While the sweetest pass away so
E
Swiftly

[Verse 4]
A
On this patriot day sound the national

F#m
Band sweep the plain you sunburnt and bland
       A
And I'll pollute the perfect stanza for
F#m
Music in a deft show of hubris unplanned
E
Hitch a skiff with a dusky daughter
F#m
Sail down a river of grey water
D
Musics keeping the drain
E                             A E F#m E D (x2)
Alive with all this fake jive

[Solo]
A F#m A F#m E F#m D E

A E F#m E D (x2)

[Verse 5]
A
Life is a painting life is a song
F#m
It holds the promise of happiness
A
I could tell you where it goes wrong
F#m
As good as tell you why the longing long
E
You the poor painter average singer
F#m
Maybe you never went through the ringer
D                                               E
Enough or loved it so you came out wrong

[Verse 6]
A
Like a cracked bell I continue to tell
F#m
The same sad tale and toll all my failures


A
To hold any note or I quaver and cast
F#m
About for the bluest port in a black and white
E
Storm o I've got lots of advice
F#m
Never listen to any advice
D                                             E
Be a pole hoist your own flaming petard
                            A E F#m E D (x4)
And when you blow blow hard
E 

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