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From the High Llamas’ 1998 Cold and Bouncy album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. Capo on 1st fret.

 
INTRO:

E++A++A♭m7++Aadd9
E++A++A♭m7++Aadd9

E++Amaj7++F#m7++A♭m7++C#m7++A
E++Amaj7++F#m7++A♭m7++C#m7++A

Em7++F#m7++D++Em7++D6
Em7++F#m7++D++Em7++D6

Cmaj7++D++Cmaj7++C7

VERSE 1:

EQuarterly dip, a Amaj7century slip
F#m7Save your A♭m7shock, the C#m7last old Alot
Were Enever this bad, Amaj7some of them had
F#m7Crude oil A♭m7lighters, C#m7tipsy +Awriters

 
CHORUS:

Em7Showstop +F#m7hip +Dhop, +Em7drifting on the D6dial
Em7Pretend+ F#m7week+D7end, +Em7lost the final D6mile
Cmaj7Drifting on the Ddial,+ Cmaj7drifting on the C7dial

 
VERSE 2:

EIt’s got to be, a Amaj7B road for me
F#m7Sold the A♭m7truck, fix C#m7this one Aup and
EWords come in three, the Amaj7sound is at sea
F#m7Christmas A♭m7hitlist, C#m7scared half Awitless

 
CHORUS:

Em7Showstop+ F#m7hip+ Dhop, Em7drifting on the D6dial
Em7Pretend+ F#m7week+D7end, +Em7lost the final D6mile
Cmaj7Drifting on the Ddial, +Cmaj7drifting on the C7dial

E++A++A♭m7++Aadd9
E++A++A♭m7++Aadd9

VERSE 3:

EFinding what fits, and Amaj7loading on bits
F#m7Shaky +A♭m7convert +C#m7plods in Anew work
EEnd of a lease, a Amaj7building at peace
F#m7Skipful +A♭m7no waste, C#m7spiral+ Astaircase

 
CHORUS:

Em7Showstop +F#m7hip +Dhop, +Em7drifting on the D6dial
Em7Pretend +F#m7week+D7end,+ Em7lost the final D6mile

Em7Showstop +F#m7hip +Dhop, +Em7drifting on the D6dial
Em7Pretend +F#m7week+D7end, +Em7lost the final D6mile

Cmaj7Drifting on the Ddial,+ Cmaj7drifting on the C7dial

 
FADE:

Em7++F#m7++D++Em7++D6
Em7++F#m7++D++Em7++D6
Cmaj7++D++Cmaj7++C7