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From The High Llamas’ 1992 Santa Barbara album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

 
VERSE 1:

FList of Cnames Cm7in the Gm7rain
FThis is Cwhat I was Cm7 made Gm7for
FPoliCtics Cm7in the Gm7sticks
Dm7Why do Emsheepdogs Dm7bite my Emarm
Em7No one’s Dm7home down on Em7Rosewood Fmaj7Farm

 
CHORUS:

B♭Birdies Gmsing, Fsummer, winter and E♭spring
What am I supposed to B♭doC7
There’s B♭real conGmtempt, Fnot a penny gets E♭spent
What am I supposed to B♭doC7B♭C7

 
CHORUS:

‘Cause I’m B♭always wet, my E♭car breaks down
PeoB♭ple forget who Cmruns this town
I B♭don’t think they think E♭much of me
I B♭hate this town, this comCmmunity

 
BRIDGE:

I’m Dm7driving round in my car
I’m CmPatrick Cm7Joseph the Fstar
I’m Dm7driving round in my car
I’m CmPatrick Cm7Joseph the Fstar

 
CHORUS:

B♭Birdies Gmsing, Fsummer, winter and E♭spring
What am I supposed to B♭doC7
There’s B♭real conGmtempt, Fnot a penny gets E♭spent
What am I supposed to B♭doC7++B♭++C7

 
VERSE 3:

Well I’ll B♭show you round my conE♭stituency
There’s a B♭thousand cows and a Cmthousand trees
The B♭windmill is a E♭charming sight
It’s a B♭painter’s house, things Cmjust aren’t right

 
BRIDGE:

I’m Dm7driving round in my car
I’m CmPatrick Cm7Joseph the Fstar
I’m Dm7driving round in my car
I’m CmPatrick Cm7Joseph the Fstar

 
INSTRUMENTAL BREAK:

Dm7++Cm7
Dm7++Cm7

FADE:

B♭Birdies Gmsing, C /Gsummer, winter and E♭spring
What am I supposed to B♭doC7
Oh B♭birdies Gmsing, C /Gsummer, winter and E♭spring
What am I supposed to B♭doC7
Oh B♭birdies Gmsing, C /Gsummer, winter and E♭spring
What am I supposed to B♭doC7
B♭Birdies Gmsing, C /Gsummer, winter and E♭spring
What am I supposed to Cdo

B♭++Gm7++C /G++E♭++B♭++C7
B♭++Gm7++C /G++E♭++C7
B♭++Gm7++C /G++E♭++C7
B♭++Gm7++C /G++E♭++C7