How You Play the Game

(G) Players play the game but they play it (C) cool
(G) Lovers play the game but they play the (C) fool
(G) Kids play the game in the alleys after (C) school
(Am) Fat cats play the game but they make the (D) rules
Ah yeah, (Am) it’s the gold that makes the (D) rules

You’ve got to (C) lose some (D) day my (G) friend
Sooner or (C) later this (D) game’s got to (G) end
Sometimes you (C) win sometimes you lose
But one (Am) thing will never change
It’s how you play the (D) game
It’s (Am) how you play the (D) game

(G) Soldiers play the game but they call it (C) war
(G) Masochists play the game- they come back for (C) more
(G) Kids play the game ’cause that’s what the games are (C) for
(Am) Losers play the game but they get (D) sore
(Am) Ah yeah, losers get their bruises they get (D) sore

You’ve got to (C) learn some (D) day my (G) friend
That the (C) means ain’t (D) justified by the (G) ends
Sometimes you (C) win sometimes you lose
But one (Am) thing will never change
It’s how you play the (D) game
It’s (Am) how you play the (D) game

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (Mighty Sound 2005)

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I want to see feminism put back into the hands of women who can use from it.