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Lyrics and Chords

Intro 1: (x2) 0:01
F F:F:F:F G  F F:F:F:F C
F F:F:F:F A#  C F G

Intro 2: 0:11
G# G#:G#:G# A#  G# G#:G#:G#:G# D#
G# G#:G#:G#:G# C#  D# G# A#
G# G#:G#:G# A#  G# G#:G#:G#:G# D#
G# G#:G#:G#:G# C#  D# G# | G#sus4

Verse 1: 0:29
 C#sus4/G#
Welcome to the Grand Illusion,
Come on in and see what's happ'nin',
Pay the price, get your tickets
          G# | G#
For the show.
0:43
      C#sus4/G#
The stage is set, the band starts playin',
Suddenly your heart is pounding,
Wishing secretly you
         G# | G#
Were a star.

Pre-chorus: 0:57
D#m
  Don't be fooled by the radio,
G#                  A#m
 The TV or the magazines.
1:08
D#m
  They'll show you photographs
Of how your life should be.
G#
  But they're just someone else's
 A#m  G#sus4 G#
Fantasies.

Chorus 1: 1:19
C#            Fm/C
  So if you think your life is
A#m
  Complete confusion,
F#maj7
  Because you never
         A#m
Win the game.
1:30
C#        Fm/C
  Just remember that
A#m
  It's a grand illusion,
F#maj7
  'Cause deep inside we're
         G#sus4
All the same,

Bridge: 1:40
         A#m ->
All the same.

A#m | A#m A#m:G#  - x8

[Instrumental] = [Intro 2] 2:22

Chorus 2: 2:42
C#            Fm/C
  So if you think your life is
A#m
  Complete confusion,
F#maj7
  'Cause your neighbors
        A#m
Got it made,
2:52
C#        Fm/C
  Just remember that
A#m
  It's a grand illusion;
F#maj7
  Deep inside we're
      G#sus4
All the same.

Solo: 3:03
C# | Fm | A#m | A  - x2

Verse 2: 3:23
  C#sus4/G#
America spells competition,
Join us in our blind ambition,
                               A#m | A
Get yourself a brand new motor car.
3:37
 C#sus4/G#
Someday soon we'll stop to ponder,
What on earth's this spell we're under.
We made the grade and still we wonder
Who the hell we are.

Coda: (x8) 3:48
C# C#:C#:C#:C# D#  C# C#:C#:C#:C# G#
C# C#:C#:C#:C# F#  G# C# D#

Key

key
C#
original
key
C#
D C
transpose
capo
on
0 fret
not in use
C
C#
D
D#
E
F
F#
G
G#
A
A#
B

Chord Fingerings

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