Imitation of Life

REM

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Intro - Em Csus2 G Em Am C D Dsus4 D

Em              Am         G
Charades, pop skill, water hyacinth,
D           Em       Am        G       D Csus2
Named by a poet, "Imitation of life."
Like a koi in a frozen pond
Like a goldfish in a bowl
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

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

That's sugarcane that tasted good
That's cinnamon, that's Hollywood
Come on, come on, no one can see you try

Solo - Csus2 Dsus2 (3X)
(No one can see you cry)

That's sugarcane that tasted good
That's freezing rain, that's what you could
Come on, come on, no one can see you cry

This sugarcane, this lemonade
This hurricane, I'm not afraid
Come on, come on, no one can see me cry
This lightning storm, this tidal wave
This avalanche, I'm not afraid
Come on, come on, no one can see me cry

That's sugarcane that tasted good
That's who you are, that's what you could
Come on, come on, no one can see you cry
That's sugarcane that tasted good
That's who you are, that's what you could
Come on, come on, no one can see you cry        (End on Em)