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Karma Police

Radiohead

from the album OK Computer released in 1997

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Lyrics

Intro

| Am . . . | D/F# . . . | Em . . . | G . . . | | Am . . . | F . . . | Em . . . | G . . . | | Am . . . | D . . . | G . D/F# . | C . C/B . | | Am . . . | Am . . . | Bm . . . | D . . . |

Verse

Am D/F# Em G Am Karma police, arrest this man F Em G Am He talks in maths, he buzzes like a fridge D/F# G C C/B Am Bm D He's like a detuned ra--di--o Karma police, arrest this girl Her Hitler hairdo is making me feel ill And we have crashed her party

Chorus

C D G F# ...This is what you'll get C D G F# ...This is what you'll get C D G ...This is what you'll get Bm C Bm D When you mess with us Karma police, I've given all I can It's not enough, I've given all I can But we're still on the payroll This is what you'll get This is what you'll get This is what you'll get When you mess with us

Outro

Bm D G For a minute there D G D E7 I lost myself, I lost myself For a moment there I lost myself, I lost myself [solo] For a moment there I lost myself, I lost myself [solo]

Notes & Tabs

Outro solo riff:

e---7-9-10-7--|--10-12-14-10--|--------------|--|---8-----
B-------------|---------------|--7-9-11-7----|--|---7-----
G-------------|---------------|--------------|--|---7-----
D-------------|---------------|--------------|--|---7-----
A-------------|---------------|--------------|--|---------
E-------------|---------------|--------------|--|---------
    Bm           D               G           ....   E7 

Chord Progressions

Intro

| Am . . . | D/F# . . . | Em .  .  . | G .  .  . |
| Am . . . | F    . . . | Em .  .  . | G .  .  . |
| Am . . . | D    . . . | G . D/F# . | C . C/B . |
| Am . . . | Am   . . . | Bm .  .  . | D .  .  . |

Verse

"Karma Police, arrest this man..."
| Am . . . | D/F# . . . | Em .  .  . | G .  .  . |
| Am . . . | F    . . . | Em .  .  . | G .  .  . |
| Am . . . | D    . . . | G . D/F# . | C . C/B . |
| Am . . . | Am   . . . | Bm .  .  . | D .  .  . |

Chorus

"This is what you'll get..."
| C . . . | D . . . | G  . . . | F# . . . |
| C . . . | D . . . | G  . . . | F# . . . |
| C . . . | D . . . | G  . . . | Bm . . . |
| C . . . | C . . . | Bm . . . | D  . . . |

Outro

"For a minute there, I lost myself..."
| Bm . . . | D . . . | G  . . . | D . . . |
| G  . . . | D . . . | E7 . . . | . . . . |

Song Info

Song: Karma Police
Artist: Radiohead
Album: OK Computer
Year: 1997
Label: Parlophone

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About

My name is David Potsiadlo, and I created Songnotes to share my collection of guitar tabs, chords, and lyrics for my favorite songs.

Since I started playing guitar over 10 years ago, I've often been frustrated by the preponderance of mediocre and incomplete song tabs littered across the internet. To combat this, I started keeping my own collection of notes for each song I learn -- always taking the extra time to make sure accuracy and completeness are never compromised. Years later, my collection grew to the point where I knew I had to share it online with fellow aspiring musicians.

In December 2012, I began designing & developing a website that became Songnotes. Here, I share my personal collection of hand-crafted music notation with all those online. I hope you enjoy.

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