Incubus - A Certain Shade Of Green Chords

Main Riff
Main Riff
 
         
         
         
         
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E

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D

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No chord
Standard guitar tuning:
E
A
D
G
B
E
No capo

Intro riff

with distortion

D E D

F DD

B B

/ * / * / * / * *= the weird vocal-scratch noise that A# A# A# A# is in between the chords.
verses riff:
---------
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---------       this is played with the lyrics
------4--        its kind of sudden so you'll have to
------4-5        listen for when to come in.
-0-2----3
p.m. w/ distortion

Chorus

same as intro riff. lyrics:

Verse1

A certain shade of green, tell me, is that what you need ? All signs around say move ahead. Could someone please explain to me your ever present lack of speed? Are your muscles bound by ropes? Or do crutches cloud your day? My soures say the road is clear, and street signs point the way.

Chorus

Are you gonna stand around 'till 2012 A.D.? What are you waiting for, a certain shade of green? I think I grew a grey watching you procrastinate. What are you waiting for, a certain shade of green?

Verse2

Would a written invitation signed, "choose it or lose it all", sedate your hesitation? Or inflame and make you stall? You've been raised in limitation but the glove never fit quite right. The time has passed for hand-me-downs, choose anew, please evolve, take flight.

Chorus

What are you waiting for??? A written invitation? A public declaration? A private consolation?