"Four Chords That Made A Million" as written by and Steven John Wilson....
Six of one a half a dozen
Black guitars and plastic blues
Hide behind a wall of nothing
Nothing said and nothing new

Four chords that made a million

You belong there on the cover
You are the emperor in new clothes
A man who thinks he owns the future
Will sell your vacuum with his prose

Four chords that made a million

And then a moron with a cheque book
Will take you out to lunch, who knows?
He will tell you you're a saviour
And then he'll drop you like a stone

Four chords that made a million

And I have tried and I have died
Trying to get through
But in the end I can't defend you.

Four chords that made a million

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"Four Chords That Made a Million" as written by Steven John Wilson

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    General CommentThe song title references Pachelbel's Canon, a very simple chord progression used very often in popular music as evidenced by this youtube video: youtube.com/…
    warman17on January 18, 2009   Link

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