Bullwhip Road by Microdisney

From Microdisney’s 1987 Crooked Mile album. Written by Cathal Coughlan and Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

High Llamas - Santa Barbara

INTRO

[Gm7] [C] (x3)
[Gm7] [C] [C7]

VERSE 1

[Fmaj7] I am no [E] good for you
[Fmaj7] I can do no [E] right
[Fmaj7] I’ve written [E] you this song [Gm7] [C] [C7]
[Fmaj7] He looks so [E] peaceful now
[Fmaj7] In his new white [E] suit
[Fmaj7] Not like he [E] used to be

[A] Up half the [Bm7] night with his [Am7] sunglasses [Gmaj7] on
[A] Out half the [D6] night and [Am7] staggering [Gmaj7] home at [E] da [E6] [E] wn [C]

CHORUS 1

[Eb6] They brought him b [Gm7] ack
[Eb6] He’s seen the sta [Gm7] rs [Bb] now
He’s [Eb6] back on Bullwhip [Gm7] Road [F] [G]

[Gm7] [C] [Gm7] [C] [C7]

VERSE 2

[Fmaj7] Maybe he [E] learned to love
[Fmaj7] Prison bars and [E] pain
[Fmaj7] Seems like we’ll [E] never know

So [A] take him a [Bm7] way in your your [Am7] wagon of [Gmaj7] grey
Past the [A] fights in the [Bm7] streets to the [Am7] shade of the [Gmaj7] cypress [E] tr [E6] [E] [C] ee

CHORUS 1

[Eb6] They brought him ba [Gm7] ck
[Eb6] He’s seen the st [Gm7] ars [Bb] now
He’s [Eb6] back on Bullwhip [Gm7] Road [F] [G]

[Gm7] [C] (x3)
[Gm7] [C] [C7]

CHORUS 2

[Eb6] They brought him ba [Gm7] ck
[Eb6] He’s in a [Gm7] blue [Bb] plastic [Eb6] sack
On Bullwhip [Gm7] Road [F] [G]

[Gm7] [C] (x3)
[Gm7] [C] [C7]

CHORUS 3/OUTRO

[Eb6] I hate the [Gm7] world
[Eb6] I hate my [Gm7] life [Bb] and this [Eb6] song
Now run a [Gm7] long [F] [G] [F] [G]