Pretty Boy by the Sean O’Hagan

From the Sean O’Hagan’s 1990 High Llamas album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

High Llamas - Snowbug

VERSE 1

[G] Pretty boy [F] thought he’d [C] be an [Am7] actor
His [G] face was [D] right, his [A7] charm was [D7] plain
[G] Sinceri [F] ty was [C] not a [Am7] factor
Oh [G] no, here [F] comes that [C] poor [Am7] boy [C/D] a [G] gain

VERSE 2

[G] His agent [F] said you’ll [C] really [Am7] make it
[G] Just be a [D] good boy and [A7] take my ad [D7] vice
[G] When you’re up [F] there don’t [C] feel, just [Am7] fake it
[G] They don’t want [F] honest, [C] they [Am7] just [C/D] want [G] nice

CHORUS 1

[C] So [D] give us your [G] picture
[C] And [D7] give us your [G] name
[B] We’ll do the [B7] rest, we’re the [C] fixers [A7]
[Am7] And [D7] we know the [G] game

VERSE 3

[G] Pretty boy [F] knew the [C] world was [Am7] waiting
[G] There were so [D] many things [A7] for him to [D7] buy
[G] There seemed no [F] point in [C] hesi [Am7] tating
He [G] went and de [F] livered a [C] shi [Am7] ny [C/D] new [G] light

CHORUS 2

[C] So [D] give us your [G] picture
[C] And [D7] sign up right [G] here
[B] Drink this P [B7] B, it’ll [C] fix you [A7]
It’s [Am7] her again, I’ll [D7] say you’re not [G] here

INSTRUMENTAL

[G] [F] [C] [Am7] [G] [D] [A7] [D7]

[G] [F] [C] [Am7] [G] [F] [C] [Am7] [C/D] [G]

VERSE 4

[G] Watch him up [F] there, the [C] movie [Am7] master
The [G] eyes don’t [D] move, the [A7] face is like [D7] stone
[G] Inside and [F] out they’re [C] heartless [Am7] bastards
No [G] wonder he’s [F] out there [C] all [Am7] on [C/D] his [G]own

CHORUS 3/OUTRO

[C] So [D] give us your [G] picture
[C] And [D7] won’t you tell [G] all
[B] How you got [B7] started, how you [C] made it [A7]
You were [Am7] so big and [D7] now you’re so [G] small [Em6]
You were [Am7] so big and [D7] now you’re so [G6] small

[G6] [Gmaj7] [G]