Mad world    (video)    (intro)

 

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1.       All around me are familiar faces,

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    worn out places, worn out faces,

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    bright and early for their daily races,

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    going nowhere, going nowhere.

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    And their tears are filling up their glasses,

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    no expression, no expression.

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    Hide my head, I want to drown my sorrow,

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    no tomorrow, no tomorrow.

 

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    And I find it kind of funny, I find it kind of sad,

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the dreams in which I'm dying are the best I've ever had.

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I find it hard to tell you, 'cause I find it hard to take,

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when people run in circles, it's a very, very

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    mad world,          mad world,          mad world,           mad world.

 

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2.       Children waiting for the day they feel good,

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    Happy birthday, happy birthday,

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    made to feel the way that every child should,

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    sit and listen, sit and listen.

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    Went to school and I was very nervous,

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    no one knew me, no one knew me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    Hello, teacher, tell me what's my lesson?

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    Look right through me, look right through me.

 

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(orig. = capo 2nd)