Pretender

am                c
Keep you in the dark
d     f
You know they all pretend
am                c
Keep you in the dark
d   f
And so it all began
am
Send in your skeletons
c                                d    f
Sing as their bones go marching in… again
am
The need you buried deep
c                               d
The secrets that you keep are ever ready
f
Are you ready?
am
I’m finished making sense
c
Done pleading ignorance
d   f
That whole defense
am
Spinning infinity, boy
c
The wheel is spinning me
d
It’s never-ending, never-ending
f
Same old story

chours:

am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?

am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?

verse:
am
In time or so i’m told
c                          d           f
I’m just another soul for sale… oh, well
am
The page is out of print
c
We are not permanent
d
We’re temporary, temporary
f
Same old story

chourus:

am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?

am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?
am
I’m the voice inside your head
c
You refuse to hear
am
I’m the face that you have to face
c
Mirrored in your stare
am
I’m what’s left, I’m what’s right
c
I’m the enemy
am
I’m the hand that will take you down
c
Bring you to your knees
d
So who are you?
f
Yeah, who are you?
d
Yeah, who are you?
f
Yeah, who are you?
am                c
Keep you in the dark
d     f
You know they all pretend

chours:
am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?

am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?

am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?

am
What if I say I’m not like the others?
c                                   d
What if I say I’m not just another one of your plays?

You’re the pretender
f
What if I say that I’ll never surrender?
d           f
So who are you?
d              f
Yeah, who are you?
d               f
Yeah, who are you?

Coda : am

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