Bad Religion - Past Is Dead Guitar Chords

Bad Religion

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Chords: C, Am, F, G, E/G#, E, Dm
Bad Religion
Past Is Dead
True North
2013 Epitaph Records
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Key: C

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords used:
Am -   x02210
F -    133211
C -    x32010
G -    320003
E/G# - 476xxx
E -    022100
Dm -   xx0231

Intro: Am-C- x4

Verse 1:
Am C       Am C
So-lemn regret
C       Am  C
fill my head
  Am      C     Am  C
A measure of success
   Am       C     Am
is how well to forget
C       G       Am(hold)
And the past is dead

Guitar Solo: Beat became faster
Am--C--Dm--F-E- x2

Verse 2:
Strewn about the battlefield
of life are the remainders
   Dm     F E        Am
of history   When convenient
we exalt them and pay them
such respect As if we're all
                    F    E
in an equivalent trajectory
    Am          F   E Am
And trash piles high  in
the rubble we forgot
    Am            F     E
The angels of our nature
     Am               G
just sit and watch it rot

Chorus 1:
        F    C  G
Now the past is dead
Let's focus on
  C         G
tomorrow instead
       F      C
Oh the tragic present
G        E/G#    Am  F C Am Am F C Am
said The past is dead


Verse 3:
Who can say what constitutes
the most important sector
   Dm      F E        Am
of society?   and the dominant
portion seek an instant
gratification And are
Dm                    F    E
proud of intellectual poverty
    Am      F E Am
I'd like to be  empathetic
      G         Am    F E
but I can't The jeopardy
       Am               G
is too great to make a stand

Chorus 2:
        F    C  G
Now the past is dead
Good deeds won't help
C        G
you get ahead yeah
    F      C
The modern signpost
G        E/G#    Am  F C Am Am F C Am
read the past is dead

   Am           F
My next great decision
C  Am   Am       F   C
is just lying in wait
Am  Am
The action might turn
F      C  Am  Am
out to be the world's
     F   C    Am G--
most grievous mistake

Guitar Solo: F-C-G-- x4

Chorus 3:
         F    C  G
Yeah The past is dead
More veritable words
     C          G
have never been said
       F      C
Oh the tragic present
G        E/G#    Am  F C Am Am F C Am
said the past is dead


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