Intro: Bb F Verse Bb Chalk in the riverbed F Bb Was deposited by the ocean as it boiled off Bb Encased in calcium carbonate F We could drown or we could solder Bb I climbed the ranks of militiamen F Bb And the Sadrites, and my parents felt a cautious pride Bb And disregarded Shari'a Law F And put the Tigris in a trench now Pre-Chorus Bbsus2 Dm7 Give us rain, give us rain, give us rain, give us rain, C Give us rain, give us rain, send us water Bbsus2 Dm7 Send us trucks, send us trucks, send us trucks, send us trucks, C Send us trucks, send us tanks, send us IEDs Bbsus2 Dm7 Send us planes, send us planes, send us planes, send us planes, C Send us planes, send us planes, is the sky clear enough? Bbsus2 Dm7 C Send us dust storms, woah-Verse Bb The sand has lowered the vitamin F Bb Saturation point, put a straw under the bridge and suck Bb We made a pact with the Arakeen F And we built ourselves a filter Bb The city hydro's undrinkable F Bb Shattered cinderblocks are their favorite things to talk about Bb We saw your face in the Guardian F And it raised the circulation Pre-Chorus Bbsus2 Send us rain, please transmit Dm7 Please receive our dumb prayers, C Telepath, send a flood, send us an avalanche Bbsus2 Dm7 Send us cold, send us ice, send us meteorites C Send us snow, send us hail, send us high speed rail Bbsus2 Dm7 We can pay, we should pay, we will pay, we insist C No defaults but we must get down to Chechnya Bbsus2 Dm7 We defend, we fight back, we plant bombs under tracks C We skip church, all the monotheistsBb F Allahu AkbarBb F Sing: "Allahu Akbar!" Bb And the Inuit sang Dm And the Zionists sang: C Bb "Allahu Akbar!" Bb And the economists sang Bb And the astronomers sang Dm And the anarchists sang: C Bb "Allahu Akbar!" Bb God is greatest! Bb God is greatest! Dm God is greatest! C Bb "Allahu Akbar!"