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About Melanie Martinez

Melanie Adele Martinez (Born: April 28, 1995) is an American singer, songwriter and director. Born in Astoria, Queens, and raised in Baldwin, New York, she subsequently rose to prominence in 2012 after appearing on the American television vocal talent show The Voice. Following the show, she released her debut single titled "Dollhouse".

Basic Chords Melanie Martinez - Detention

capo: 1st fret!

[verse (1)]

Dm                Gm
I'm not a bad guy
   Am
So don't treat me bad
   Dm                 Gm    Am
If i'm feeling sad, alright?
                       Dm
Please don't be mad if i don't smile back
  Gm
Alright?
     Am
If i fu^ck up my words
      Dm                  Gm
Don't think i'm absurd, alright?
  Am
Alright?

[pre-chorus]

                Dm
I'm physically exhausted
Am           Gm
Tired of my knuckles piercing
            Dm               Am
I'm chewing gum to pass this time
         Gm
Sadness, can't you see it?
Dm                      Am
You're too busy seeking selfish wishes
Gm
Look at how i'm feeling
Dm                           Gm
You write me up and say it's love
'NC'
And i can't believe it

[chorus]

Dm                      Gm
Baby, can you meet me tonight in detention?
Dm                             Gm
I can feel your blood pressure rise, fu^ck this tension
Dm                        Gm
Let me crawl up into your mind, did i mention?
Dm                        Gm
pretending everything's alright is detention

[post-chorus]

Dm
De-detention
Gm
De-detention
Dm
pretending everything's all right is

[verse (2)]

Dm                              Gm Am
The teachers don't care about me
                     Dm
Fu^ck how i feel, as long as i make
     Gm Am
money
Dm
They let them do
              Gm      Am
Whatever they want to me
               Dm                 Gm
They're the customer, i'm chopped meat
            Am
I'm chopped meat

[pre-chorus]

                Dm
I'm physically exhausted
Am           Gm
Tired of my knuckles piercing
            Dm               Am
I'm chewing gum to pass this time
         Gm
Sadness, can't you see it?
Dm                      Am
You're too busy seeking selfish wishes
Gm
Look at how i'm feeling
Dm                           Gm
You write me up and say it's love
'NC'
And i can't believe it

[chorus]

Dm                      Gm
Baby, can you meet me tonight in detention?
Dm                             Gm
I can feel your blood pressure rise, fu^ck this tension
Dm                        Gm
Let me crawl up into your mind, did i mention?
Dm                        Gm
pretending everything's alright is detention

[post-chorus]

Dm
De-detention
Gm
De-detention
Dm
pretending everything's all right is ( shh! )

[bridge]

Dm
I wanna go home and you say
Gm
Now is not the time
Dm
Fu^ck being all alone in back
        Gm
Of the classroom, ah
Dm
Stop calling up my phone
                   Gm
Trying to say that i've been out of line
Dm
When all i ever asked
                 Gm
Was to go to the bathroom

[instrumental]

Dm  Gm  Am
Dm  Gm  Am

[chorus]

Dm                      Gm
Baby, can you meet me tonight in detention?
Dm                             Gm
I can feel your blood pressure rise, fu^ck this tension
Dm                        Gm
Let me crawl up into your mind, did i mention?
Dm                        Gm
pretending everything's alright is detention

[outro]

   Gm  Am
Tonight
Dm                                 Gm Am
I can feel your blood pressure rise
Dm                       Gm  Am
Let me crawl up into your mind
Dm
pretending everything's alright ( is detention! )
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