Smashing Pumpkins - 1979 Chords

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Verse 1

Shakedown nineteen seven nine,

Cool kids never have the time.

On a live wire right up off the street

You and I should meet.

Verse 2

Junebug skipping like a stone

With headlights pointed at the dawn.

We were sure we'd never see

An end to it all.

Chorus 1

And I don't even care to shake these zipper blues,

And we don't know just where our bones will rest

To dust I guess

Forgotten and absorbed into the earth below.

Verse 3

Double cross the vacant and the bored,

They're not sure just what we have in store.

Morphine city slippin' dues down to see:

Chorus 2

That we don't even care as restless as we are,

We feel the pull in the land of a tousand guilts.

And poured cement,

Lamented and assured.

Bridge

To the lights and town below,

Faster than the speed of sound,

Faster than we thought we'd go beneath the sound of hope.

Verse 4

Justine never knew the rules,

Hung down with the freaks and ghouls.

No apologies ever need be made,

I know better than you fake it to see:

Chorus 3

That we don't even care to shake these zipper blues,

And we don't know just where out bones will rest

To dust I guess,

Forgotten and absorbed into the earth below.

Coda

The street heats the urgency of now.

As you see there's no-one around.