Nada Surf

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Nada Surf


Riff: (clean)



G|---------------------------------| 3

D|---------------------------------| X





G|-----0-------0-------0-------0---| 1

D|-------2-------2-------2-------2-| X


E|---------------------------------|   (repeat)

Chorus: (distortion/overdrive)

   C G    [E] [D]    (another guitar comes in for the

e|-----| |---------|    last 2 chords of the chorus

B|-----| |---------|       and plays this progression)

G|-----| |-9\7-7\5-|

D|-7-5-| |---------| *down strokes on chords

A|-7-5-| |-7\5-5\3-|

E|-5-3-| |---------|

Intro: Riff 1X


Three important rules for breaking up

Don't put off breaking up when you know you want to

Prolonging the situation only makes it worse

Tell him honestly, simply, kindly, but firmly

Don't make a big production

Don't make up elaborate stories

This will help you avoid a big tear-jerking scene

If you want to date other people, say so

Be prepared for the boy to feel hurt and rejected

Even if you've gone together for only a short and time

And haven't been too serious

There's still a feeling of rejection when someone says

She prefer the company of others to your exclusive company

But if your honest and direct and avoid making

A flowery emotional speech when you break the news

The boy will respect you for your frankness and honestly

He'll respect the honest and straightforward manner in

which you told him your decision unless he's a real jerk

or crybaby you'll remain friends


                 C              G

I'm head of the class, I'm popular

            C             G

I'm quarterback, I'm popular

                   C              G

My mom says I'm a catch, I'm popular

                C[E]                            G[D]

I'm never last picked, I'm the a cheer-leading chic


Being atractive is the most important thing there is

If you want to catch the biggest fish in your pond

You have to be as atractive as possible

Make sure to keep you hair spotless and clean

Wash it at least every two weeks once every two weeks

And if you see "Johnny Football Hero" in the hall

Tell him he played a great game

Tell him you liked his article in the news paper


I'm the party star, I'm popular

I've got my own car, I'm popular

I never get caught, I'm popular

I make football bets, I'm the teachers pet


I propose we suport a one-month limit on going steady

I think it would keep people more able to deal

With weird situations and get to know more people

I think if your ready to go out with Johnny

Now's the time to tell him about your one-month limit

He won't mind he'll apreciate your fresh look on dating

And once you've dated someone else you can date him again

*(kick in distortion)

I'm sure he'll like it everyone will apreciate it

You're so novel what a good idea

You can keep your time to yourself

You don't need date insurance

You can go out with whoever you want to

Every boy everyboy in the whole world could be yours

If you'll just listen to my plan

The teenage guy to popularity


CHORUS 2 (with last 2 phrases reversed)

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