Shiny Happy People

Words & Music:



G    Em    Bm    C  [2x]


[then play this recurring riff]


    B        E            A                     B          E            A








[play riff over this line]  or:

B         E        A  [roughly where the chords fall]

Shiny, happy people laughing.


F#m     E      F#m  E  Asus2   E

Meet me in the crowd - people, people.

F#m        E    F#m   E  Asus2    E

Throw your love around - love me, love me.

F#m     E    F#m E  Asus2  E

Take it into town - happy, happy.

F#m    E      F#m    E          Asus2  E

Put it in the ground where the flowers grow.

G               E  E7

Gold and silver shine.



[play riff or riff chords over each line:]

Shiny, happy people holding hands.

Shiny, happy people holding hands.

Shiny, happy people laughing.


Everyone around - love them, love them.

Put it in your hands - take it, take it.

There's no time to cry - happy, happy.

Put it in your heart where tomorrow shines.

Gold and silver shine.




G    Em    Bm    C  [2x]


CHORUS: [repeat as you will and out]



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