Karma Police

Words & Music:

Thomas Yorke, Jonathan Greenwood, Philip Selway,

Colin Greenwood, and Edward O'Brien (Radiohead)


A "Strum It!" version of this is in the September 2009 issue of Acoustic Guitar.


Am   D9/F#   Em   Em/F#   G

Am   F       Em   Em/F#   G

Am   D       G    C       C/B

Am           Bm   D


Am D9/F#   Em      G         Am      F        Em

Karma--- Police, arrest this man; he talks in maths.

   G             Am           D      G          C   C/B  Am   Bm   D

He buzzes like a fridge; he's like a detuned radio.


Karma Police, arrest this girl; her Hitler hairdo

Is making me feel ill and we have crashed her party.


C       Dadd4    G    F#

This is what you get,

This is what you get,

C       D        G            Bm        C  Bm  D

This is what you get 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 get,

This is what you get,

This is what you get when you mess with us.


Bm           D      G       D      G       D      E

Phew!  For a minute there I lost myself, I lost myself!

[repeat 7 times with ad lib vocal and end on Bm]



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