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From the High Llamas’ 1996 Hawaii album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

 
INTRO:

C++C6
C++C6
C++C6
C++C6

VERSE 1:

CTake+ C6care to aCvoid the C6heavy +Bstuff+B7
FI give up, this C /Eliterature is F /Gfluff
E♭7Trawled through A♭maj7sketches of notes the Gm7night beCm7fore
E♭7Chased the A♭maj7baffled employees Gm7floor to Cm7floor
E♭7Hung a A♭maj7Do Not Disturb on Gm7glass swing Cm7doors

C# /G#++A♭6++C# /G#++G7

VERSE 2:

CFabled+ C6diaries+ Cwritten+ C6to be Bread+B7
FCreaking uprights C /Ering through F /GNissen sheds
E♭7You are A♭maj7clearly a man of Gm7influ+Cm7ence
E♭7Your colA♭maj7lectable tales do Gm7so im+Cm7press
E♭7Now the A♭maj7world can enjoy your Gm7savvy +Cm7sense

C# /G#++A♭6++C# /G#++G7
C# /G#++E♭++E /B++F# /C#++A♭++Dm7b5++F /G++G7

VERSE 3:

CThis +C6poor devil Cdoes not C6want to Bbe+B7
An Fout-of-habit C /Eradio emF /Gcee
E♭7And he A♭maj7sensed the unease, the Gm7governor’s Cm7words
E♭7Treated+ A♭maj7baffled colonials Gm7rhyme and Cm7verse
E♭7Now I+ A♭maj7will not expect that Gm7visit +Cm7first

C# /G#++A♭6++C# /G#++G7

FADE:

C++C6