[intro] C [verse] C Fsus2 Stop the clock, take time out C Fsus2 Time to regroup before you lose the bout C Fsus2 Freeze the frame, back it up C5 Fsus2 Time to refocus before they wrap it up G G/B Years are getting shorter, G G/B G lines on your face are getting longer G/B Em7 Feel like you're treading water, E F but the rip tide's getting stronger Dm7 Don't panic, don't jump ship Bb/D Can't fight it, like taxes F/C G C At least it happens only once in your life [chorus] Am7 They're singing "Happy Birthday," Em F C you just want to lay down and cry Fm7 Dm7 Not just another birthday, C/E G it's thirty ninety C Am7 Why can't you stay twenty-nine? Em Hell, you still feel like F C you're twenty-two Am7 Dm Turn thirty, nineteen ninety, bang! F G C5 You're dead, what can you do? Fsus2 C5 What can you do? Fsus2 C What can you do? [verse] F Clear the runway, make another pass C Try one more approach F before you're out of gas G G/B Friends are getting fatter, G G/B G hairs on your head are getting thinner G/B Em7 Feel like a cleanup batter E F on a team that ain't a winner? Dm7 Don't freak out, don't strike out Bb/D Can't fight it, like city hall At least you're not alone, your F/C G C friends are there too [chorus] Am7 They're singing "Happy birthday" Em F C You just wish you could run away Am7 Dm7 Who cares about a birthday? C/E G C But thirty ninety, hey! Am7 Can you be optimistic? Em F C You're no longer the ingenue G/A Am Turn thirty, nineteen ninety Dm Boom! Fsus2 You're passe! G C5 What can you do? Fsus2 C5 What can you do? Fsus2 E D A G What can you do? [bridge] Dm G Peter Pan and Tinker Bell, which C F way to Never Never Land? Bb Eb Em'rald City's gone to hell, Ab F C/E Dm since the wizard blew off his command G C On the street you hear the voices: F lost children, crocodiles Bb Eb You're not into making choices, wicked witches, Cm7 poppy fields, or men behind the curtain Ab Tiger lilies, ruby slippers Fm7 G G/A D Clock is ticking, that's for certain [chorus] Bm7 They're singing "Happy Birthday" F#m G D I wish it all were a dream Bm7 Em It feels much more like doomsday D/G A Fuck thirty ninety! D Bm7 Seems like I'm in for a twister, F#m G D I don't see a rainbow, do you? Bm7 Turn thirty in the nineties Em Into my hands now the ball is passed Bm I want the spoils but not too fast Em The world is calling, Bm it's now at Neverland Why can't I stay a child forever? Em And thirty ninety Bm Thirty ninety, thirty ninety, G thirty ninety, thirty ninety, G/A thirty thirty ninety! D5 Gsus2 D5 What can I do? Gsus2 Dsus2 What can I do?