Artist, Avenged Sevenfold

Lyrics Chord: Avenged Sevenfold – M.I.A


[Intro] Dm  Bb  C  Bb  A  2X

[Verse]

Dm
Staring at the carnage
Bb                              C
Praying that the sun will never rise
Bb    A         Dm
Living another day in disguise
Bb                C
These feelings can’t be right
Bb         A            Dm
Lend me your courage to stand up and fight
Bb   C       Bb A
On tonight
Dm Bb C Bb
Ooooo….
A            Dm
Stand up and fight

[Interlude]  Dm  Bb  C  C  Dm  Bb  C  Bb   2X

[Verse]

Dm                          Bb C
Now fighting rages on and on
Dm                         C       Bb C
To challenge me you must be strong
Dm                                    Bb C
I’ll walk your land but don’t be long
Dm                           C      Bb C
Two million soldiers can’t be wrong

C  Dm                          C Dm
Its no fun but I’ve been here before
F
I’m far from home and I’m fighting your war
F             Bb               A             Bb
(Not the way I pictured this, I wanted better things)
C  Dm                            C Dm
Some are scared others killing for fun
F
I shot a mother in front of her son.
F                   Bb                A               Bb
(Change this from my consciousness and please erase my dreams)

[Chorus]

Dm              Bb
Fight for honor fight for your life
C                F        A
Pray to god that our side is right
Gm              A        Bb
You know we won but still we lose
C
Until I make it home to you
Dm              Bb
I see your mother still in tears
C                F         A
Grew up so fast where did those years go
Gm            A       Bb    C
Memories wont let you cry unless I don’t return tonight

[Interlude]  Dm  Bb  C  C  Dm  Bb  C  Bb   2X

[Verse]

C  Dm                          C Dm
So many soldiers on the other side
F
I take their live so they can’t take mine
F                 Bb            A             Bb
(Scared to make it out alive now murders all I know)
C-Dm                                     C-Dm
Nobody tells me all the reasons were here
F
I am a weapon so there’s nothing to fear
F           Bb             A               Bb
(Another day another life but nothing real to show for)

[Chorus]

Dm              Bb
Fight for honor fight for your life
C                F        A
Pray to god that our side is right
Gm              A        Bb
You know we won but still we lose
C
Until I make it home to you
Dm              Bb
I see your mother still in tears
C                F         A
Grew up so fast where did those years go
Gm            A       Bb    C
Memories wont let you cry unless I don’t return tonight

[Verse]

Dm
Staring at the carnage
Bb                              C
Praying that the sun will never rise
Bb    A         Dm
Living another day in disguise
Bb                C
These feelings can’t be right
Bb         A            Dm
Lend me your courage to stand up and fight

[Bridge]

Dm
Watching the death toll rise wondering how I’m alive
Bb
Strangers blood on my hands showed all I can
Dm
There were no sunny nights watching your brothers all die
Bb
To destroy all their plans with no thought of me
Dm    C             Bb    A
No… thought… of me…
Bb      C  Dm
No thought of me

[Solo]  Dm  Bb  C  Bb A  6X

[Interlude]  Dm  Bb  C  F  A  Gm  A  Bb  C  C

Ohhhhh…..
Dm  Bb  C  F  A  Gm  A  Bb  C  C
Ohhhhh…..

[Another Solo]  Dm  Bb  C  Bb  A   x2  Dm…

[Bridge]  Dm  Bb  C  Bb  A   2X

[Verse]

Dm
We’ll walk the city lonely
Bb                            C
Memories that are not passing by
Bb         A          Dm
A murderer walks your streets tonight
Bb             C
Forgive me for my crimes
Bb       A          Bb           Dm
Don’t forget that I was so young but so scared
C#              C
In the name of God and Country

[Outro]  Dm  Bb  C  Bb  A

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