Notation: Lines starting with & indicate music A letter indicates guitar chord; A letter with a slash and another letter indicates a guitar chord with a different bass note eg Am/F#=Am chord with F# bass intro &E E E E &E F#m D B/Eb &E F#m D B/Eb &E F#m I've been here before & D This is where my fingers & B/Eb slipped into yours & E This is where I trembled & F#m when you touched mine & D This is where the seeds we planted long ago & B/Eb E grew up to tell us we're too old to know & F#m I've been here before & D B/Eb E This is where the novelty starts wearing off, wearing off, wearing o-off & F#m And all the world's a stage & D B/Eb E It's just that I ain't on it any more, any more & F#m D B/Eb This ain't Eastend-ers, this ain't Eastend-ers, this ain't Eastend-ers & E It's the real th-ing & F#m What am I supposed to do now? & D B/Eb Crawl down the hole of monotony, monotony, monotony, monotony & A The silence is deafening & Dm/F The phone never rings & B A B Won't somebody help me 'cause I feel like I'm drowning & A B If I should sink & A B If I should swim & A It doesn't really matter anymore &B C Dead man walking & G/B C I've been meaning to tell you for oh so long Oh baby you got it right & G/B A B and I got it wro-o-ong & E Now I know what ageism means & A You gotta try a little harder & C E F#m D B/Eb You gotta be a little stronger-er &E F#m D B/Eb &E F#/m I've been here before & D/A B/Eb This is where nothing happens anymore, anymore, anymore & E Someone elses rage & F#m Someone elses pain & D/A Someone elses ego & B/Eb You will believe & E You will believe & F#m D/A B/Eb This ain't Eastend-ers, this ain't Eastend-ers, this ain't Eastend-ers & E It's the real th-ing & F#m Oh what am I supposed to do now? & D/A B/Eb Sink to the bottom of obscurity, obscurity, obscurity, obscurity & A It's a foregone conclusion & Dm/A A fait accompli & B It's all taken care of & A B You don't have to worry & A B If I should lose & A B If I should win & A It doesn't really matter anymore &B A F#m D B/Eb Dead man walking, yeah! &A F#/m D B/Eb it's the real thing &A F#/m D B/Eb &A F#/m D B/Eb alright!
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Transcribed by Greg Luker