Select Page
From the High Llamas’ 1994 Gideon Gaye album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. Capo on 2nd fret.

 
INTRO:

Bmaj7++Emaj7++A++Dmaj7++E6

VERSE 1:

BmIn the G /Ashabby A♭m7tower+G6
D6Head down, Em7skybound
BmCorri+G /Adors so A♭m7cheap
C#7Barely F#7stand+Em7++D6

 
CHORUS 1:

And Bm6clutching the F#music, so Bmaj7varied and E6sweet
Half in Amaj7tune, half comDmaj7plete

 
INSTRUMENTAL:

Bmaj7++E6
Bmaj7++E6
Bmaj7++E6
Bmaj7++E6

VERSE 2:

BmIn the G /Aharbour A♭m7town+G6
D6Perfect Em7sunset
BmPeople G /Akeep their A♭m7yachts
C#7Close at F#7hand+Em7

 
CHORUS 2:

The Bm6carparks are F#7full of the Bmaj7giddy and E6gay
As the Amaj7band slips aDmaj7way

 
INSTRUMENTAL:

Bmaj7++E6
Bmaj7++E6
Bmaj7++E6
Bmaj7++E6

Gm7++C++Gm7++C
F#++F#7

BRIDGE:

GAll we need is D /F#something to sing
To Em7turn her simple Dhead+Dsus2++D7
GAll we need is Gaugsomething to sing
FSend us G7off to A7sus4bed

 
INSTRUMENTAL:

Bm++A++A♭m7++G6
Bm++A++A♭m7++G6
Bm++A++A♭m7++G6
Bm++A++A♭m7++C#7++E++Em7++D6

CHORUS 2:

The Bm6carparks are F#7full of the Bmaj7giddy and E6gay
As the Amaj7band slips aDmaj7way

 
FADE:

Bmaj7++E6