American Dream Chords


 




American Dream Chords (Transposable):

 
Verse 1
D5 Bm D5
All work, no play may have made Jack a dull boy,
Bm D5
But all work, no God has left Jack a lost soul
Bm
But he's moving on full steam
D5
He's chasing the American Dream.
Bm D5
He's gonna give his fam'ly the finer things.
Bm D5 Bm

Verse 2
D5 Bm D5
Not this , son. I've no to waste.
Bm D5
Maybe tomorrow I'll have to play.
Bm
And then he slips into his new BM Double U
D5 Bm E5
And drives farther and farther and farther away.

Pre-chorus 1
G5
'Cause he works all day
D5
And tries to sleep at night.
E5 D/F# Gsus2
He says things will get better better in .

Chorus 1
D5 G5 B5
So he works and he builds with his own two hands,
D5 G5
And he pours all he has
B5 G5
In a castle made with sand,
B5 D5 G5
But the wind and the rain are coming crashing in;
B5 D5 G5
will tell just how long
D5 Bm Bm D D5 Bm Bm D
His kingdom stands, his kingdom stands.

Verse 3
D5 Bm D5
His American dream is beginning to seem
Bm
More and more like a nightmare
D5
With ev'ry passing day.
Daddy, can you come to my game?
Bm D5
Oh, baby, please don't work late.
Bm E5
Another wasted weekend and they are slipping away.

Pre-chorus 2
G5 D5
'Cause he works all day and lies awake at night.
E5 D/F# Gsus2
He tells them things will get better,
It'll just take a little more .

Bridge
D
He used to say,
G/B D
Whoever dies with the most toys wins,
G/B
But if he loses his soul,
D
What has he gained in the end?
I'll take a shack on a rock
G/B E5
Over a castle in the sand.

Pre-chorus 3
D/F# G5
Now he works all day and cries alone at night.
E5 D/F# Gsus2
He's not getting any better,
Looks like he's running out of .

Chorus 2
D5 G5
'Cause he worked and he built
B5 G5
With his own two hands,
D5 G5
And he poured all he had
B5 G5
In a castle made with sand,
B5 D5 G5
But the wind and the rain are coming crashing in;
B5 D5 G5
will tell just how long
D5 G5 B5 A5 D5 G5 B5 A5
His kingdom stands, His kingdom stands.

Ending
D
All they really wanted was you.