BLAME IT ON THE OLIGARCHS

 
A  B (stop)
i don’t blame the poor
                          (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
for stealing bread
 AB (stop)
so i can’t blame you
                         (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
for messin with my head
 B - A(slide down to each chord)
still we all
  B - G(slide down to each chord)
must walk the line
  B - A   (slide down to each chord)
you gotta be first
 B B B - G
every time
 
(SN Fast) A B D E E D E E D E E D  
king capital
 
it’s your episteme
(SN Sycopated) A B D E E D E E D E E D
you is smart
 
you is free
(SN Basic) A B D E E D E E D E E D
bless your hearts
 
poor little things
             (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
 
 
 
AA-  B (stop)
they don’t mean
             (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
to make it hard
A  B (stop)
it’s in the gene
            (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
to choose luxury
 
  B-   A     (slide down to each chord)
privilege is
  B   - G    (slide down to each chord)
as privilege does
   B   -  A       (slide down to each chord)
acting so tough
   B B B - G
when you just need a hug
 
 
(SN Fast) A B D E E D E E D E E D
king capital
 
it’s your episteme
 
SN Sycopated) A B D E E D E E D E E D
you is smart
 
you is free
 
SN Basic) A B D E E D E E D E E D
bless your hearts
 
poor little things
 
            (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
 
AA-  B (stop)
got us bootstrappin
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
living on a dime
A  B (stop)
tryin to get out
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
no ladder to climb
A  B (stop)
they’re only one percent
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
we’re ninety-nine
A  B (stop)
been in charge too long
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
now it’s all on the line
 
 
BRIDGE: Fast Part Played above the 12th fret on the low strings
  B       
paternalism
  
 Bb         F#
bureaucracy
   G#
lain at your feet
  G             E      
need to control
    B
make me submit
   Bb           F#
better give up now
     G#
cause i’ll never quit
      G                   E
the world needs water
           B
not codeine
                  Bb
we need energy
   F#
not oil
    G#
i know you wanna frack me
               G                 E
but i’m rotten to the core
        B        
you can’t frack all my cracks
   Bb            F#
even if you cheat
  G#               
DV DA? TV TA?
  G                                         E
We’ve already got two drills in our hole
     G# 
and we can’t take three
G                       E
No we can’t take three
G #      G                   E ( stop and let ring)
when will we break free
 
 
(SN Fast) A B D E E D E E D E E D
we don’t need
 
your currupt greed
 
(SN Sycopated) A B D E E D E E D E E D(bend last note)
we are many
 
we are free
 
(SN Basic) A B D E E D E E D E E D
You’re the last 
 
Of the lying kings
 
            (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
 
  B-   A     (slide down to each chord)
blame it on
   B-   G     (slide down to each chord)
the oligarchs
    B-  A      (slide down to each chord)
their superiority
   BBB  G    (slide down to each chord)
is such a farce
 
A  B (stop)
we can see
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
what you have done
A  B (stop)
we all want peace
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
but i’m keepin my gun
 
 
(SN Fast) A B D E E D E E D E E D
king capital
 
its our destiny
 
(SN Sycopated) A B D E E D E E D E E D
we are many
 
we are free
 
(SN Basic) A B D E E D E E D E E D
will you die
 
with dad’s legacy
 
(SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
 
 
 B-   A   (slide down to each chord)
blame it on
  B     -    G       (slide down to each chord)
the oligarchs
   B    -     A       (slide down to each chord)
their superiority
   B B B  G       (slide down to each chord)
is such a farce
 
 
A  B (stop and scratch)
we can see
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
what you have done
A  B (stop and scratch) 
you’re not worth killing
                       (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
but your time here is done
 
 
(SN Fast) A B D E E D E E D E E D
king cannibals
 
it’s our episteme
 
SN Sycopated) A B D E E D E E D E E D
we is smart
 
we is free
 
SN Basic) A B D E E D E E D E E D
bless our hearts
                      
poor little things
             (SN Riff) B D E E D F# - D - B
 
A A - B (stop)
 
Lyrics by Cynthia George, music by the Grey A