Cut The Dummy Loose by the High Llamas

From the High Llamas’ 1999 Snowbug album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. Capo on 1st fret.

High Llamas - Hawaii

INTRO

[Dm] [F] [Fm] [Eb] [C]

VERSE 1

These [F] lights [Dm6] [Bbdim] dim will change for [Am7] everyone [D7]
[F] Seven sparkles [Am7] high
[F] Seven sparkles [Am7] high
[G#] Dress the evening [Cm7] sky
[C#maj7] Dress the evening [C] sky

VERSE 2

These [F] bsteps [Dm6] [Bdim] are begging [Am7] to be climbed [D7]
[F] Save the here and [Am7] now
[F] Save the here and [Am7] now
[G#] History in re [Cm7] treat
[C#maj7] Here it cannot [C] reach

BRIDGE

[F7] Sell noodle sets to offer a claim
[F7] On [Cm7] medium wage
[Bbmaj7] Dos music seems to [F] sound much the same
When [G#] FM can’t hammer it down [Cm7] [C7]

VERSE 3

These [F] words [Dm6] [Bdim] are looking [Am7] for a page [D7]
[F] Sonic sub a [Am7] buse
[F] Cuts the dummy [Am7] loose
[G#] Snowbug may re [Cm7] turn
[C#maj7] Let the lanterns [C] burn

[F] [Dm6] [Bdim] [Am7] [D7]

[F] Sonic sub a [Am7] buse
[F] Cuts the dummy [Am7] loose
[G#] Snowbug may re [Cm7] turn
[C#maj7] Let the lanterns [C] burn

INTERLUDE

[F7] [Cm7] [Bbmaj7] [F] [Ab] [Cm7] [C7]

VERSE 1

These [F] lights [Dm6] [Bbdim] dim will change for [Am7] everyone [D7]
[F] Seven sparkles [Am7] high
[F] Seven sparkles [Am7] high
[G#] Dress the evening [Cm7] sky
[C#maj7] Dress the evening [C] sky

VERSE 2

[F] Save the here and [Am7] now
[F] Save the here and [Am7] now
[G#] History in re [Cm7] treat
[C#maj7] Here it cannot [C] reach

VERSE 3

[F] Sonic sub a [Am7] buse
[F] Cuts the dummy [Am7] loose
[G#] Sonic sub a [Cm7] buse
[C#maj7] Cuts the dummy [C] loose

FADE

[F] [Am7][F] [Am7] [G#] [Cm7] [C#maj7] [C]