Imitation of Life

REM

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Intro: | Em | Csus2 | Csus2 | G | Em | Am | C | D | Dsus4 D |

Em               Am         G        D            Em
 Charades, pop skill, water hyacinth, named by a poet
     Am        G    D Csus2
"Imitation of life"
Em       Am        G          D               Em
 Like a koi in a frozen pond, like a goldfish in a bowl
Am               G          D Csus2
I don't want to hear you cry

       G              Em
That's sugarcane that tasted good
       Am               C    D
That's cinnamon, that's Hollywood
     G               Em              Am   C D Dsus4 D
Come on, come on, no one can see you try

Em              Am                G                    D
 You want the greatest thing, the greatest thing since bread came sliced
Em             Am                  G    D Csus2
 You've got it all, you've got it sized
Em        Am             G            D                Em
 Like a Friday fashion show teenager, freezing in the corner
Am                   G            D Csus2
Trying to look like you don't try

       G              Em
That's sugarcane that tasted good
       Am               C    D
That's cinnamon, that's Hollywood
     G               Em              Am   C D Dsus4 D
Come on, come on, no one can see you try

Solo: | Csus2 | Csus2 | Dsus2 | Dsus2 | (2 times)
                               (No one can see you cry)
      | Csus2 | Csus2 | Csus2 | Csus2 |

       G              Em
That's sugarcane that tasted good
       Am                    C        D
That's freezing rain, that's what you could
     G               Em              Am   C D Dsus4 D
Come on, come on, no one can see you cry

     G               Em
This sugarcane, this lemonade
     Am             C      D
This hurricane, I'm not afraid
     G               Em              Am   C D
Come on, come on, no one can see me cry
     G                     Em
This lightning storm, this tidal wave
     Am             C      D
This avalanche, I'm not afraid
     G               Em              Am   C D
Come on, come on, no one can see me cry
       G              Em
That's sugarcane that tasted good
       Am                  C        D
That's who you are, that's what you could
     G               Em               Am   C D
Come on, come on, no one can see you cry
       G              Em
That's sugarcane that tasted good
       Am                  C        D
That's who you are, that's what you could
     G               Em               Am   C D Dsus4 D Em
Come on, come on, no one can see you cry