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Alice Cooper Tablature: Lost In America

Lost In America

Words and music by
From the album The Last Temptation (1994)
Transcribed by E.T Olsgaard (AXCooper)

NOTE: the solo is not written by me, so please use this only for work and 
scholarship! Intro. Play this twice. e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| g-|--------------------------5----------------------------5-------------------| d-|-5/7--7--7 --5--7--7-7-7--5---5/7--7-7---5-/7--7-7-7---5-------------------| a-|-5/7--7--7 --5--7--7-7-7--3---5/7--7-7---5-/7--7-7-7---3-------------------| E-|-3/5--5--5 --3--5--5-5-5------3/5--5-5---3-/5--5-5-5-----------------------| Let's call this Riff 1. e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| g-|--------------------------5------------------------------------------------| d-|-5/7--7--7 --5--7--7-7-7--5------------------------------------------------| a-|-5/7--7--7 --5--7--7-7-7--3------------------------------------------------| E-|-3/5--5--5 --3--5--5-5-5---------------------------------------------------| And this Riff 2. e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| g-|-5/7--5---------5/7--5-----------------------------------------------------| d-|-5/7--5--7------5/7--5--7--------------------------------------------------| a-|-3/5--3--7------3/5--3--7--------------------------------------------------| E-|---------5--------------5--------------------------------------------------| And now, the lyrics; (play riff 1 after when the line is sung) INTRO VERSE 1: I ain't got a girl 'cuz I ain't got a car (Riff 1) I ain't got a car 'cuz I ain't got a job (Riff 1) I ain't got a job 'cuz I ain't got a car (Riff 1) So I'm looking for a girl with a job and a car (Riff 2) Play this riff (called Riff 3) and let it ring. e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| b-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| g-|------5--------------------------------------------------------------------| d-|------5--------------------------------------------------------------------| a-|------3--------------------------------------------------------------------| E-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| And sing: Ah, don't you know where you are! Chorus. The same riffs as in the intro. Lost in America, lost in America, lost in America, lost. VERSE 2: (play the same riffs as the first verse) I got a mom but I ain't got a dad My dad's got a wife but she ain't my mom Mom's looking for a man to be my dad But I want my mom and dad to be my real mom and dad... Riff 2, while this is sung : Is that so bad. Riff 3, and let it ring. Oh, I think I've been had: Chrous. (Sing it twice) Now bridge: Play E chord and let it ring... E|-7-4-------------------4-- B|-------7-4-7----7-4--7---- G|-------------------------- (Well, I live at the seven eleven) E|-7-4---------------------- B|-------7-4-7----7-4-----0- G|-------------------------- (Well, I'm tryin' to play this guitar) E|-7-4-------------------4-- B|-------7-4-7----7-4--7---- G|-------------------------- (Well, I'm learning ''Stairway to heaven''. E|-7------------------------ B|-------7-4-7------4-----0- G|-------------------------- (Cuz heaven is where you are) SOLO is written by Tuomo Pirinen, cuz solos is too hard for me. e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| b-|----------10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---13p12p10-------------------------------| g-|-----7h9---9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-------------12p11p9----------------------| d-|-7h9---------------------------------------------------13p12p10------------| a-|------------------------------------------------------------------12~------| e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-|-------------------------------17-17-------------------17-17------------| b-|-------------------------------17-17--15-13h14--15-17--17-17--1513h14--| g-|-7-7--7-7-------10b-rb-----------------------------------------------------| d-|-7-7--7-7-7--9--10b-rb--9-7------------------------------------------------| a-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-|-----12--15b----15b---15b~~~-15rb-p12--------------------------------------| b-|-----------------------------------------------15--15b--15p12--------------| g-|-14-------------------------------------------------------------14~--------| d-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| a-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| e-|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| VERSE 3: I can't go to school 'cuz I ain't got a gun I ain't got a gun 'cuz I ain't got a job I ain't got a job 'cuz I can't go to school So I'm looking for a girl with a gun and a job... (Remember riff 2) And a house... with cable Chorus x4 While singin' Lost...lost... hey...hey's... etc... Play the intro riff till the end. End solo. E|--------------5b-------------- B|-7---------6------------------ G|---8----7--------------------- D|-----9------------------------ Any suggestions... Mail me by olsmarie@online.no AXCooper