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From the High Llamas’ 1992 Santa Barbara album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. Capo on 1st fret.

 
VERSE 1:

The D7taximan’s Emdaughter’s day Ccomes aGmaj7round
D7Photographers Emhide away, Bm7cameras Am7down+Cm7
Her D7friends have deEmserted her
GGod, how they Am7hurt herA /B++B7
Cm7Baited and D7spat on her Gshoe

 
VERSE 2:

D7A country can Emchange a lot Cin a+ Gmaj7year
D7The roundabout Emculture shock Bm7disa+Am7ppears+Cm7
And D7who will pick Emup the tab
GFor my Am7taxi cabA /B++B7
Cm7Someone a D7long way from Ghere

 
CHORUS:

EmHang a sign on the A7door
Am7Fumble for the D7key
Em7Walk away from the A7store
And Am7years of jealouD7sy

 
VERSE 3:

D7She knows what she Emwants to be
GBut she can’t face the Am7fight, you seeA /B++B7
Cm7Bleach out the D7oncoming Gday+C /D++G

 
INSTRUMENTAL:

Cmaj7++Bm7++Am7
Cmaj7++Bm7++Am7

VERSE 4:

D7We’re dressed in tuxEmedos and Cwe trawl the Gmaj7night
D7Huddled toEmgether,+ Bm7we find first Am7light
A /B++D7The parkland is Emflowing now
GThe crowd keeps Am7growing nowA /B++B7
The Cm7music has D7started to Gplay

 
CHORUS:

EmHang a sign on the A7door
Am7Fumble for the D7key
Em7Walk away from the A7store
And Am7years of jealouD7sy

EmHang a sign on the A7door
Am7Fumble for the D7key
Em7Walk away from the A7store
And Am7years of jealouD7sy

 
VERSE 5:

D7She knows what she Emwants to be
GBut she can’t face the Am7fight, you seeA /B++B7
The Cm7music has D7started to Cplay+Bm7++Am7++G