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Everybody Wants to Rule the World

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1https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhQQgU7hfmI
2~ I think Roland might be playing in drop D for this song. I'll stick to standard tuning.
3~ Sometimes I play the G/D as xx0000. You can play a normal G in it's place if you want.
4
5A/D = xx022x
6G/D = xx000x
7
8[Intro]
9 1 & a 2 & a 3 & a 4 & a 1 & a 2 & a 3 & a 4
10e|--5---7---5---5---7---5-|--5---7---5---5---7\---|
11B|7---7---7---7---7---7---|7---7---7---7---7-7\---|
12G|------------------------|-----------------------|
13D|------------------------|-----------------------|
14A|------------------------|-----------------------|
15E|------------------------|-----------------------|
16 (triplets throughout)
17
18| A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D |
19
20[Verse 1]
21| A/D G/D | G/D | (A/D)
22 Welcome to your life
23| A/D G/D | G/D | (A/D)
24 There's no turning back
25| A/D G/D | G/D | (A/D)
26 Even while we sleep
27| A/D G/D | G/D |
28 We will find you
29
30[Chorus 1]
31Em F#m
32Acting on your best behavior
33G F#m
34Turn your back on mother nature
35Em F#m G A | A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D
36Everybody wants to rule the world
37
38[Verse 2]
39| A/D G/D | G/D | (A/D)
40 It's my own design
41| A/D G/D | G/D | (A/D)
42 It's my own remorse
43| A/D G/D | G/D | (A/D)
44 Help me to decide
45| A/D G/D | G/D |
46 Help me make the ...
47
48[Chorus 2]
49 Em F#m
50... most of freedom and of pleasure
51G F#m
52Nothing ever lasts forever
53Em F#m G A
54Everybody wants to rule the ...
55
56[Bridge]
57G D D A A
58 There's a room where the light won't find you
59G D D A A (G)
60 Holding hands while the walls come tumbling down
61G D D A A
62 When they do I'll be right behind you
63
64[Chorus 3]
65Em F#m
66 So glad we've almost made it
67G F#m
68 So sad they had to fade it
69Em F#m G A
70Everybody wants to rule the world
71
72[Interlude]
73
74| A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D |
75[intro riff over synth solo]
76
77| Bm | C | Bm | C | G | A |
78[synth solo]
79
80| A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D |
81| A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D |
82[guitar solo]
83
84[Chorus 4]
85Em F#m
86I can't stand this indecision
87G F#m
88Married with a lack of vision
89Em F#m G A
90Everybody wants to rule the ...
91
92[Chorus 5] (variation)
93Em F#m
94 Say that you'll never never never never need it
95G F#m
96 One headline, why believe it
97Em F#m G A | A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D |
98Everybody wants to rule the world
99
100[Chorus 6]
101Em F#m
102All for freedom and for pleasure
103G F#m
104Nothing ever lasts forever
105Em F#m G A (A/D)
106Everybody wants to rule the world
107
108| A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D |
109
110| A/D G/D | G/D | A/D G/D | G/D |
111
112
113
114[Coda]
115 (let ring)
116 1 2 & a
117
118e|2----0---3--------
119B|2--------0--------
120G|2--------0--------
121D|0--------0--------
122A|------------------
123E|------------------
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