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From The Fatima Mansions’ 1990 Viva Dead Ponies album. Written by Cathal Coughlan. No capo.

 
INTRO:

Am7++Em++F++G
Am7++Em++F++G
Am7++Em++F++Fmaj7++Dm7++G7sus4++G7

VERSE 1:

Am7The door-to-Emdoor in+Fspector+G
Am7His knuckles Embare and Fwhite+G
Am7Is rapping Emon your +Fwindow
He Fmaj7knows you’re Dm7hiding here toG7sus4ni++G7ght

 
VERSE 2:

Am7He’s travelled Emfrom the Fcity+G
Am7To your +Emcountry+ FslumG
Am7Under +Emrain and Fblack clouds
And the Fmaj7burnt-out Dm7silver+ Gsu+G7sus4++G7n

 
CHORUS 1:

He’ll Cdrop you where you G7stand
Lift the Croof with his bare G7hands
And hand you Am7down his just deG /Dmands
As you G7sus4huddle in your tiny G7corner

 
VERSE 3:

Am7The door-to-Emdoor inFspector+G
Am7Now sits to Emeat his Flunch+G
Am7He scowls at Emlast week’s Fpaper
In the Fmaj7worker’s +Dm7cafe,+ G7sus4hushed

 
VERSE 4:

Well now you Am7made your Emchoice when Fmocking+G
Am7The ways of Emtrue grown Fmen+G
Now may your Am7woman-+Emlove pro+Ftect you
As you Fmaj7face this grevious Dm7punishment you’ve Gearned+G7sus4++G7

 
CHORUS 2:

Oh he’ll Cdrop you where you G7stand
He’ll pump your Cbrow and smash your G7hands
Give you the Am7mind of an old G /Dman (to light you dimly to the end of your Gdays+C++G7)

 
CHORUS 3/OUTRO:

Oh oh he’ll Cdrop you where you G7stand
Then journey Chome to wash those G7hands
And to his Am7bed he’ll trembling G /Dgo (passion not spent)
A man aG7sus4lone+++G7

Am7++Em++F++E7