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From the High Llamas’ 2000 Buzzle Bee album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

 
INTRO:

Dm7La la la la la B♭7la
La la Am7la la la la la E♭dimla
Em7La la la la la Dm7la
Em7La la la la la Eaugla

 
VERSE 1:

The Am7bridge drew them down and they F#dimtramped through the town
Dm7Lay +Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye

 
VERSE 2:

Where the Am7city wall ends and the F#dimangels descend
Dm7Lay+ Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye
Dm7Lay+ Em7down watch the F /Gtraffic roll Cby
E♭dimWay+ Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye
E♭dimLay+ Em7down watch the F /Gtraffic roll Cby

 
VERSE 3:

The Am7boots lay well-worn and the F#dimflags wet and torn
Dm7Lay+ Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye

Gm7++C#m6

VERSE 3:

The Am7boots lay well-worn and the F#dimflags wet and torn
Dm7Lay+ Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye

 
VERSE 4:

The Am7world premier was a F#dimtwirl in the air
Dm7Lay +Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye
Dm7Lay +Em7down watch the F /Gtraffic roll Cby
E♭dimWay +Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye
E♭dimLay +Em7down watch the F /Gtraffic roll Cby

Dm7La la la la la B♭7la
La la Am7la la la la la E♭dimla
Em7La la la la la Dm7la
Em7La la la la la Eaugla

 
VERSE 5:

They Am7hoisted it high as the F#dimriver rolled by
Dm7Lay+ Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye

 
VERSE 2:

Where the Am7city wall ends and the F#dimangels descend
Dm7Lay +Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye
Dm7Lay +Em7down watch the F /Gtraffic roll Cby
E♭dimWay +Em7down at the F /Gfoot of the Crye
E♭dimLay +Em7down watch the F /Gtraffic roll Cby

 
FADE:

Dm7La la la la la B♭7la
La la Am7la la la la la E♭dimla
Em7La la la la la Dm7la
Em7La la la la la Eaugla

Dm7La la la la la B♭7la
La la Am7la la la la la E♭dimla
Em7La la la la la Dm7la
Em7La la la la la Eaugla

Dm7La la la la la B♭7la
La la Am7la la la la la E♭dimla
Em7La la la la la Dm7la
Em7La la la la la Eaugla

Dm7La la la la la B♭7la
La la Am7la la la la la E♭dimla
Em7La la la la la Dm7la
Em7La la la la la Eaugla

Dm7La la la la la B♭7la
La la Am7la la la la la E♭dimla
Em7La la la la la Dm7la
Em7La la la la la Eaugla