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From the High Llamas’ 1998 Cold and Bouncy album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. No capo.

 
INTRO:

Dm9++G
Dm9++G
Dm9++G++E7 /G#

VERSE 1:

AThey stumble aAauground
Dmaj7The lobby bears, C#m7the name
Bm7Forgotten inAside the Adimhour
B7And what they beE6came+E

 
CHORUS 1:

The Dm9painters+ Em7paint
All those Dm9sad old C6saints
A7Take the Dm9dust sheet Em7down
In this Dm9old theme C6town+F

Dm9++G
Dm9++G++E7 /G#

VERSE 2:

AA feel for the Aaugsea
Dmaj7Does not appeal C#m7to me
Bm7And winter’s not Acold e+Adimnough
B7Like it’s meant to E6be+E

 
CHORUS 1:

The Dm9painters +Em7paint
All those Dm9sad old C6saints
A7Take the Dm9dust sheet Em7down
In this Dm9old theme C6town+F

Dm9++G
Dm9++G
Em++A /E
Dm9++Gaug++A7

CHORUS:

The Dm9painters +Em7paint
All those Dm9sad old C6saints
A7Take the Dm9dust sheet Em7down
In this Dm9old theme C6town+F

 
CHORUS 2:

A7Now we’re Dm9spoiled for Em7choice
Came the Dm9trooper’s C6voice
A7Take an Dm9endless+ Em7guess
At my Dm9friendli+C6ness

F++C6++F

FADE:

Dm9++G