American Money Guitar Chords

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American Money Guitar Chords

American Money Guitar Chords

American Money is a song by the Canadian rock band The Barenaked Ladies. The song, released in 2004, is from the album Everything to Everyone. The song is a commentary on the American Dream, and how it has been distorted over time. It is a satirical look at the ideals of the American Dream, with the singer lamenting the fact that he does not have the money to make it a reality. The song also contains a number of references to materialism and consumerism.
Tone: [Gbm]
Verse:
I was [Gbm]there when you [D]fell from the [A]clouds
And [Gbm]landed in the [D]desert [A]
There was a [Gbm]thunder [D]inside of my [A]heart
There was a [Gbm]wonderful [D]pleasure [A]
And like a [Gbm]stallion [D]racing the [A]rain
You [Gbm]rode on the [D]back of my [A]bike
I [Gbm]knew from the [D]song that you [A]sang
That [Gbm]you were my [D]lover for [A]life
Pre-Chorus:
[Gbm][D]Ooooh, [A]there’s no time to [Db]sleep
[Gbm][D]Ooooh, [A]living in a [Db]dream
Chorus:
So take me to the [D]paradise
[A]In your eyes
[Gbm]Green like [E]american money
[D]You taste [A]just right
[Gbm]Sweet like [E]Tennessee honey
[D]And we can run away
[A]Swimming in the [Gbm]sunlight [E]everyday
Oh, [D]Paradise [A]in your eyes
[Gbm]Green like [E]american money
Verse:
So we [Gbm]took to the [D]calico [A]road
Just [Gbm]running from the [D]weather [A]
There was a [Gbm]highway [D]inside of her [A]eyes
There was a [Fm]buried [D]treasure [A]
And [Gbm]we got [D]caught in the [A]storm
[Gbm]You started [D]flying a [A]kite
At the [Gbm]end was the [D]key to my [A]heart
[Gbm]You were my [D]lover for [A]life
Pre-Chorus:
[Gbm][D]Ooooh, [A]there’s no time to [Db]sleep
[Gbm][D]Ooooh, [A]living in a [Db]dream
Chorus:
So take me to the [D]paradise
[A]In your eyes
[Gbm]Green like [E]american money
[D]You taste [A]just right
[Gbm]Sweet like [E]Tennessee honey
[D]And we can run away
[A]Swimming in the [Gbm]sunlight [E]everyday
Oh, [D]Paradise [A]in your eyes
[Gbm]Green like [E]american money
Bridge:
[D]We carved our [Gbm]love in the [E]mountainside
[D]We soaked our [Gbm]hearts in the [E]rain
[Gbm/D]And I, [A]waited my whole [Gbm/D]life, [A]for you
Chorus:
So take me to the [D]paradise
[A]In your eyes
[Gbm]Green like [E]american money
[D]You taste [A]just right
[Gbm]Sweet like [E]Tennessee honey
[D]And we can run away
[A]Swimming in the [Gbm]sunlight [E]everyday
Oh, [D]Paradise [A]in your eyes
[Gbm]Green like [E]american money
Outro:
[D][A]Ah-ah
[D][A]Ah-ah