Mrs. Simpson by Microdisney

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

High Llamas - Santa Barbara

INTRO

[E7] [D7]

VERSE 1

[G] I went to [Dm] see
[E] Mrs. [Cmaj7] Simpson
[G] Up [Em] ten flights of [Fmaj7] stairs [D]
[Em] My aunt had [Dm] died
[E] Leaving me [Cmaj7] millions
[G] Which I [Em] wanted to [Fmaj7] share [D]

CHORUS 1

[Amaj7] Door was [C#m] closed
[D6] Locked and [C#m] barred
The [D6] sign read [B7] sealed for [E7] ever
[Amaj7] Should not have [C#m] come
[D6] Summer’s [C#m] gone
[D6] The year hangs [B7] tarred and [E7] feathered [E6] [C/D]

VERSE 2

[G] Like head on [Dm] legs
And the [E] rest of a [Cmaj7] person
[G] Some [Em] where in be [Fmaj7] tween [D]
[Em] I took the [Dm] lot
[Em] Taking you [Cmaj7] over
[G] All [Em] crazy an [F] d [D] mean

BRIDGE

[G] [Bb] What we [F] did and said [Gm7] in this [F] place
[Bb] No one will [F] ever know so [Ebmaj7] what’s your disgrace?
[Bb] Here comes [F] broken backs [Gm7] and bloody [F] tears
[Bb] The air’s [F] thick and black and [Ebmaj7] you disappear [C] ed

VERSE 3

[G] I went [Dm] up
[E] To see Mrs. [Cmaj7] Simpson
[G] But [Em] she was not [Fmaj7] there [D]
[Em] She may have [Dm] gone
[E7] Back to her [Cmaj7] husband
[G] But I [Em] don’t really [Fmaj7] care [D]

CHORUS 2

[A] Broken [C#m] backs
[D6] Heart at [C#m] tacks
[D6] Don’t help [B7] keep me [E7] sober
[A] I should not have [C#m] come
Cause [D6] what I’ve [C#m] done
Is [D6] done and [B7] gone and [E7] over [E6] [C/D]

INTERLUDE

[G] [Dm] [E] [Cmaj7] (x6)

CHORUS 3

[A] So hard [C#m] luck
I [D6] won’t own [C#m] up
At your [D6] inquest [B7] come De [E7] cember
[A] It’s world war [C#m] six
Or [D6] twenty [C#m] one
The [D6] sense has [B7] gone its [E7] over
[C6] Ove [Bm7] r an [D/E] d [A] done