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From the High Llamas’ 1999 Snowbug album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. Capo on 1st fret.

 
INTRO:

Dm++F++Fm++E♭++C

VERSE 1:

These Flights+ Dm6++B♭dimwill change for Am7everyone+D7
Dm7Seven sparkles Am7high
Dm7Seven sparkles Am7high
A♭6Dress the evening Cm7sky
D♭maj7Dress the evening Csky

 
VERSE 2:

These Fsteps Dm6++B♭dimare begging Am7to be climbedD7
Dm7Save the here and Am7now
Dm7Save the here and Am7now
A♭6History in reCm7treat
D♭maj7Here it cannot Creach

 
BRIDGE:

F7Sell noodle sets to offer a claim
F7On medium wage
B♭maj7Dos music seems to F /Asound much the same
When A♭6FM can’t hammer it downCm7++C

 
VERSE 3:

These Fwords +Dm6++B♭dimare looking Am7for a pageD7
Dm7Sonic sub aAm7buse
Dm7Cuts the dummy Am7loose
A♭6Snowbug may reCm7turn
D♭maj7Let the lanterns Cburn

Dm7Sonic sub aAm7buse
Dm7Cuts the dummy Am7loose
A♭6Snowbug may reCm7turn
D♭maj7Let the lanterns Cburn

 
INSTRUMENTAL:

F7++B♭maj7++F /A++A♭6++Cm7++C

VERSE 1:

These Flights+ Dm6++B♭dimwill change for Am7everyone+D7
Dm7Seven sparkles Am7high
Dm7Seven sparkles Am7high
A♭6Dress the evening Cm7sky
D♭maj7Dress the evening Csky

 
VERSE 2:

Dm7Save the here and Am7now
Dm7Save the here and Am7now
A♭6History in reCm7treat
D♭maj7Here it cannot Creach

 
VERSE 3:

Dm7Sonic sub aAm7buse
Dm7Cuts the dummy Am7loose
A♭6Snowbug may reCm7turn
D♭maj7Let the lanterns Cburn

 
FADE:

F++Am7++F++Am7++A♭6++Cm++A♭6++Cm