Applause    (video)

 

 

    Em - D - C - C - D - Em (2x)

 

   Em     D              C               C        D          Em

1.     I stand here waiting for you to bang the gong,

Em      D            C                 C                D                -  Em

    to crash the critic saying : is it right or is it wrong?

Em    D    C                   C              D       Em

     If only fame had an IV, baby, could I bare,

Em D           C                     C             D                Em

     being away from you I found the vein put it in here.

 

                              Em            D              C

1a. I live for the applause, applause, applause.

                              Am                 D                    Em

    I live for the applause-plause, live for the applause-plause.

                       Em                    D               C

    Live for the way that you cheer and scream for me,

                 Am            D             Em

    the applause, applause, applause.

 

Em                      D              C

    Give me that thing that I love, I'll turn turn the lights out,

Am              D                           Em

    put your hands up make'em touch, make it real loud !

Em                      D              C 

    Give me that thing that I love, I'll turn turn the lights out,

Am              D                           Em

    put your hands up make 'em touch, make it real loud !

Em         D    C

    A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E, make it real loud,

Am               D                           Em

    put your hands up make 'em touch, touch !

Em         D    C

    A-P-P-L-A-U-S-E, make it real loud,

Am               D                           Em

    put your hands up make 'em touch, touch !

 

 

 

   Em  D       C                          C        D         Em

2.     I overheard your theory, nostalgia's for geeks.

Em   D            C                     C                     D        Em

    I guess, sir, if you say so, some of us just like to read.

Em        D          C                       C                    D        Em

    One second I'm a Kunst fan, suddenly the Kunst is me.

Em        D         C                     C                 D          Em

    pop culture was in art now, art's in pop culture in me.

 

+  repeat verse 1a    +  CHORUS

 

     Em  - D   C                 Am   D     Em

+  Ooh,      touch, touch, ooh, ooh, touch, touch !

      Em   D    C            Am  D   Em

     Ooh ooh ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooh !

 

+  repeat verse 1a         +  CHORUS

 

   Em       D    C

+  A-R-T-P-O-P.

 

 

(orig. = capo 3rd)    (Applause)