Climate Killer by s / Psycho Killer by David Byrne, Chris Frantz & Tina Weymouth


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*Climate Killer* by Stele via David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth.

Songwriters and musicians, tweak and record *Climate Killer* with XOEarth Stele pq. It is a parody of *Psycho Killer* by David Byrne, Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth. Fans, sponsor us to polish and record this eco song at XOEarth.org/Donate.

First line in each section is for *Climate Killer* parody. The following lines are from *Psycho Killer*.

A7 G
I can finally face up to the facts
I can’t seem to face up to the facts
A7 G
I can buy bad stuff and then relax
I’m tense and nervous and I can’t relax
A7 G
I can sleep while my earth’s on fire
I can’t sleep cause my bed’s on fire
A7 G
Extinction crys don’t stop big buyers
As extinction cried I’d buy buy buy
Don’t touch me I’m a real live wire

F G cho
Climate killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hotter
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Burn burn burn burn burn burn burn burn a-way Ah oohhh
Run run run run run run run run a-way Ah oohhh
F G
Climate killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hotter
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Burn burn burn burn burn burn burn burn a-way Ah oohhh
Run run run run run run run run a-way
F G
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ooooh
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ooooh

A7 G X2
or
A A7
e||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5-5–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
B||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5-5–7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G||–6-6-6-6-6-6-6—|–6-6-6-6-6-6–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D||–7-7-7-7-7-7-7—|–7-7-7-7-7-7————–| x2
A||——————|—————————|
E||——————|—————————|

A7 G v2
I buy the buzz with earth and blood, but I gotta finnish it
I smoke the more stuff buzz, but I gotta finnish it
I inject want the buy more buzz, but I gotta finnish it
I love the consumer buzz, but I gotta finnish it
You start a conversation, you can’t even finish it
A7 G
You’re talking eco logic,
I talk the eco logic, but I gotta live it
I talk the eco logic, but I gotta live it
I talk the eco logic, but I happy buying anything
Talked eco a lot, but I was buying everything
You’re talking a lot, but you’re not saying anything
A7 G
My future love is not far away, if this greed is healed
There’s a future left to save, my love grows strong
There’s something left to save, my heart is healed
But there’s something left to save, my future is sealed
There’s something left to save, my lips are sealed
When I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed
A7 G
Killing something once, it was easy to kill again
Save something once, why save it again
Say something once, why say it again

F G ch
Climate killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hotter
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Burn burn burn burn burn burn burn burn a-way Ah oohhh
Run run run run run run run run a-way oh oh oh
F G
Climate killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hotter
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Burn burn burn burn burn burn burn burn a-way Ah oohhh
Run run run run run run run run a-way
F G
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay

( first two lines) bridge
Bm G
e||——————|——————————|
B||——————|——————————|
G||——————|——————————|
D||-4-2-0————|–5-4-2-0-5-4-2-0————-|
A||——–4-2-0-2-4-|——————————|
E||——————|——————————|

Bm G
Ce que j’ai fais, ce soir là (What I did, that evening)
Ce que j’ai fais, ce soir là (What I did, that evening)
Bm C
Ce qu’elle a dit, ce soir-là (What she said, that evening)
Ce qu’elle a dit, ce soir-là (What she said, that evening)
A
Réalisant notre espoir (Fulfilling our hope)
Réalisant notre espoir (Fulfilling my hope)
G
Je me lance vers mi amor (I rush headlong towards my love)
Je me lance vers la gloire (I rush headlong towards glory)
A G
Okay
Okay
A G
Yay yay yay yay yay yay yay yah
Yay yay yay yay yay yay yay yah
A G
I may be vain, but I’m not blind
We are vain and we are blind
A G
My love calls out from my future life
I hear the future hate people when they dis the life
I hate people when they’re not polite

F G ch
Climate killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hotter
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way oooh oh oh
Run run run run run run run run a-way oooh oh oh
F G
Climate killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hotter
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way
Run run run run run run run run a-way
F G
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay ay ay
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay ay ay

~

intro:
e||——————-|—————————|
B||——————-|—————————|
G||——————-|—————————|
D||——————-|—————————|
A||——————-|—————————|
E||–5x–5x–5x–5x—|–5x–5x–5-0-3————|
repeat 6x

add on third pass
G/A
e||——————-|—————————|
B||—12————–|—————————|
G||—12————–|—————————|
D||—12————–|—————————|
A||—12————–|—————————|
E||——————-|—————————|

add on fourth pass
G6/A
e||—12————–|—————————|
B||—12————–|—————————|
G||—12————–|—————————|
D||—12————–|—————————|
A||——————-|—————————|
E||——————-|—————————|

add on fifth and sixth pass
A A7
e||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
B||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G||–5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6—|–6-6-6-6-6–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D||–5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7—|–7-7-7-7-7————–|
A||——————–|————————-|
E||——————–|————————-|

A7 G vs1
e||——0——-0—-|——-0——————|
B||—2————2–|———-2——0——–|
G||——–0–0——-|—-0————0——–|
D||——————-|————-2————|
A||-0—————–|–0———————–| x each line
E||——————-|————————–|

~
End: Layer these in order depending on how many players you have – (recording goes 25 measures )
A A A A A A A Em G
e||–0–0——0–0—-|–0–0—-0—0–3——-|
B||–2–2-0—-2–2-0–|–2–2-0–2—0–3——-|
G||–2–2-0—-2–2-0–|–2–2-0–2—0–0——-|
D||–2–2-0—-2–2-0–|–2–2-0–2—2–0——-|
A||–0–0——0–0—-|–0–0—-0—2–3——-|
E||——————–|————–0–2——-|
E||–5–5——5–5—-|–5–5—-5—0–3——-|

A A7
e||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
B||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G||–5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6—|–6-6-6-6-6–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D||–5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7—|–7-7-7-7-7————–|
A||——————–|————————-|
E||——————–|————————-|

e||——————–|————————–|
B||——————–|————————–|
G||——————–|————————–|
D||——————–|————————–|
A||——————–|————————–|
E||–5–5——5–5—-|–5–5—-5—0–3——–|

Chorus Alt/Bass Part first line
F G
e||———————————|
B||———————————|
G||———————————|
D||-3——-3——-5——-7——-|
A||—–5-3—–5-3—–7-5—–7-5-|
E||———————————|
fin

Artist: Talking Heads
Song: Psycho Killer
ALBUM: Appetite for Destruction
YEAR: 1977

CAPO: 0
TUNING: Standard
TEMPO: 115

Add more chord diagrams to the list:
Bm
E |—|-2-|—|—|—| o
B |—|—|—|—|—| o
G |—|—|—|-4-|—| o
D |—|—|—|—|—| o
A |—|-1-|—|—|—| o
E |—|—|—|—|—| x

G6/A
E |—|—|—|—|—| o
B |—|—|—|—|—| o
G |—|—|—|—|—| o
D |—|—|—|—|—| o
A |—|—|—|—|—| o
E |—|—|—|—|—| x

G/A
E |—|—|-1-|—|—| o
B |—|—|—|—|—| o
G |—|—|—|—|—| o
D |—|—|—|—|—| o
A |—|—|—|—|—| o
E |—|—|—|—|—| x

+++++++++++++++

A7 G
I can’t seem to face up to the facts
A7 G
I’m tense and nervous and I can’t relax
A7 G
I can’t sleep cause my bed’s on fire
A7 G
Don’t touch me I’m a real live wire

F G cho
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way Ah oohhh
F G
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way
F G
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ooooh

A7 G X2
or
A A7
e||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5-5–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
B||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5-5–7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G||–6-6-6-6-6-6-6—|–6-6-6-6-6-6–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D||–7-7-7-7-7-7-7—|–7-7-7-7-7-7————–| x2
A||——————|—————————|
E||——————|—————————|

A7 G v2
You start a conversation, you can’t even finish it
A7 G
You’re talking a lot, but you’re not saying anything
A7 G
When I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed
A7 G
Say something once, why say it again

F G ch
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way oh oh oh
F G
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way
F G
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay

( first two lines) bridge
Bm G
e||——————|——————————|
B||——————|——————————|
G||——————|——————————|
D||-4-2-0————|–5-4-2-0-5-4-2-0————-|
A||——–4-2-0-2-4-|——————————|
E||——————|——————————|

Bm G
Ce que j’ai fais, ce soir là (What I did that night)
Bm C
Ce qu’elle a dit, ce soir-là (What she said that night)
A
Réalisant mon espoir (Realizing my hopes)
G
Je me lance vers la gloire (I rush towards glory)
A G
Okay
A G
Yay yay yay yay yay yay yay yah
A G
We are vain and we are blind
A G
I hate people when they’re not polite

F G ch
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way oooh oh oh
F G
Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est
Am
Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
F G C
Run run run run run run run run a-way
F G
Oh oh oh oooooooh Ay ay ay ay ay ay ay

~

intro:
e||——————-|—————————|
B||——————-|—————————|
G||——————-|—————————|
D||——————-|—————————|
A||——————-|—————————|
E||–5x–5x–5x–5x—|–5x–5x–5-0-3————|
repeat 6x

add on third pass
G/A
e||——————-|—————————|
B||—12————–|—————————|
G||—12————–|—————————|
D||—12————–|—————————|
A||—12————–|—————————|
E||——————-|—————————|

add on fourth pass
G6/A
e||—12————–|—————————|
B||—12————–|—————————|
G||—12————–|—————————|
D||—12————–|—————————|
A||——————-|—————————|
E||——————-|—————————|

add on fifth and sixth pass
A A7
e||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
B||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G||–5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6—|–6-6-6-6-6–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D||–5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7—|–7-7-7-7-7————–|
A||——————–|————————-|
E||——————–|————————-|

—VERSE 1—
A7 G
e||——0——-0—-|——-0——————|
B||—2————2–|———-2——0——–|
G||——–0–0——-|—-0————0——–|
D||——————-|————-2————|
A||-0—————–|–0———————–| x each line
E||——————-|————————–|

~
End: Layer these in order depending on how many players you have – (recording goes 25 measures )
A A A A A A A Em G
e||–0–0——0–0—-|–0–0—-0—0–3——-|
B||–2–2-0—-2–2-0–|–2–2-0–2—0–3——-|
G||–2–2-0—-2–2-0–|–2–2-0–2—0–0——-|
D||–2–2-0—-2–2-0–|–2–2-0–2—2–0——-|
A||–0–0——0–0—-|–0–0—-0—2–3——-|
E||——————–|————–0–2——-|
E||–5–5——5–5—-|–5–5—-5—0–3——-|

A A7
e||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
B||–5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5—|–5-5-5-5-5–7-7-7-7-7-7-|
G||–5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6—|–6-6-6-6-6–8-8-8-8-8-8-|
D||–5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7—|–7-7-7-7-7————–|
A||——————–|————————-|
E||——————–|————————-|

e||——————–|————————–|
B||——————–|————————–|
G||——————–|————————–|
D||——————–|————————–|
A||——————–|————————–|
E||–5–5——5–5—-|–5–5—-5—0–3——–|

Chorus Alt/Bass Part first line
F G
e||———————————|
B||———————————|
G||———————————|
D||-3——-3——-5——-7——-|
A||—–5-3—–5-3—–7-5—–7-5-|
E||———————————|
fin

Artist: Talking Heads
Song: Psycho Killer
ALBUM: Appetite for Destruction
YEAR: 1977

CAPO: 0
TUNING: Standard
TEMPO: 115

Add more chord diagrams to the list:
Bm
E |—|-2-|—|—|—| o
B |—|—|—|—|—| o
G |—|—|—|-4-|—| o
D |—|—|—|—|—| o
A |—|-1-|—|—|—| o
E |—|—|—|—|—| x

G6/A
E |—|—|—|—|—| o
B |—|—|—|—|—| o
G |—|—|—|—|—| o
D |—|—|—|—|—| o
A |—|—|—|—|—| o
E |—|—|—|—|—| x

G/A
E |—|—|-1-|—|—| o
B |—|—|—|—|—| o
G |—|—|—|—|—| o
D |—|—|—|—|—| o
A |—|—|—|—|—| o
E |—|—|—|—|—| x

============
============

[Intro]
Starts with bass, playing this riff twice
e|—————————–|
B|—————————–|
G|—————————–|
D|—————————–|
A|–0–0–0–0–0–0–0——–|
E|———————–0–3–|
(Then comes seven beats of A and one beat of G, played twice.)
(You can emphasize these any way you like, really–I usually play)
(the A’s as A lock-step march, then do kind of jangle with the G.)

[A] [G]
[A] [G]

(Hit the G’s hard, then immediately get soft on the A’s)

[A] I can’t seem to face up to the facts [G] [Verse]
[A] I’m tense and nervous and I can’t relax [G]
[A] I can’t sleep cause my bed’s on fire [G]
[A] Don’t touch me I’m A real live wire [G]

[Chorus]

[F] Psycho kil[G]ler, qu’est-ce que [C]’est
[Am] Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
[F] Run run run [G] run run run run A[C]way
[F] Psycho kil[G]ler, qu’est-ce que [C]’est
[Am] Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
[F] Run run run [G] run run run run A[C]way
Oh oh oh [F] oh [G] ay ay ay ay ay

[Instrumental]

[A] [G]
[A] [G]

[A] You start A conversation, you can’t even finish it [G]
[A] You’re talking A lot, but you’re not saying anything [G]
[A] When I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed [G]
[A] Say something once, why say it again [G]

[Chorus]

[F] Psycho kil[G]ler, qu’est-ce que [C]’est
[Am] Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
[F] Run run run [G] run run run run A[C]way
[F] Psycho kil[G]ler, qu’est-ce que [C]’est
[Am] Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
[F] Run run run [G] run run run run A[C]way
Oh oh oh [F] oh [G] ay ay ay ay ay

(There is A four-note descending bass riff over the [ch]Bm[/ch] and C, played
twice in each key, but I try to keep it simple during periods when
my hands and mouth have to move at the same time)

[Interlude]

[[ch]Bm[/ch]] Ce que j’ai fait, ce soir [C] la (What I did that night)
[[ch]Bm[/ch]] Ce qu’elle A dit, ce soir [C] la (What she said that night)
[A] Realisant mon espoir (Realizing my hopes)
[G] Je me lance, vers la gloire (I rush towards glory)

(Back to hitting G’s hard.)

[A] Okay [G]
[A] Ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ay [G]
[A] We are vain and we are blind [G]
[A] I hate people when they’re not polite [G]

[Chorus]

[F] Psycho kil[G]ler, qu’est-ce que [C]’est
[Am] Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
[F] Run run run [G] run run run run A[C]way
[F] Psycho kil[G]ler, qu’est-ce que [C]’est
[Am] Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa better
[F] Run run run [G] run run run run A[C]way
Oh oh oh [F] oh [G] ay ay ay ay ay\

[Instrumental]

[A] [G]
[A] [G]

[Alternative Verse]

[A] I passed out hours ago [G]
[A] I’m sadder than you’ll ever know [G]
[A] I close my eyes on this sunny day [G]
[A] Say something once, why say it again [G]

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