Mad world    (video)

 

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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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    Right and early for the daily races,

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    going nowhere, going nowhere.

 

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2.   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, 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.

 

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3.      Children waiting for the day they feel good,

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    Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday.

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    And I feel the way that every child should

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    sit and listen, sit and listen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4.     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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    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, 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.

 

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+      Enlarging your own world,         mad world.

 

 

(orig. = capo 1st)    (Michael Andrews)