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From the High Llamas’ 1994 Gideon Gaye album. Written by Sean O’Hagan. Capo on 3rd fret.

 
INTRO:

G6++Emaj7
G6++Emaj7

VERSE 1:

G6The morning’s broken and her Emaj7ticket waits
G6The hazy purple shimmer Emaj7looks so C#m7great
And the A♭m7road’s so E7smooth
Recently Amaj7laid and it’s A♭m7hard+Gm7ly+ F#used

 
VERSE 2:

G6Now country music at this Emaj7time of day
G6Can make the future seem so Emaj7far aC#m7way
Though the A♭m7trade was E7slow
The cabby knew Amaj7more than he A♭m7let +Gm7her+ F#know

 
CHORUS 1:

FSo +Cshe +F6said, this converAm7sation’s B♭maj7dead
Nobody Dm7wants to C6watch the track go B♭maj7by+C /D++B♭maj7++C /D

 
CHORUS 2:

G6The trucks are waiting in the Emaj7loading bay
G6It’s gonna be another Emaj7busy C#m7day
In the A♭m7Middle E7East
She fixes her Amaj7hair, in a A♭m7ho+Gm7tel +F#suite

 
CHORUS 1:

FSo +Cshe+ F6said, this converAm7sation’s B♭maj7dead
Nobody Dm7wants to C6watch the track go B♭maj7by+C /D++B♭maj7++C /D

 
CHORUS 2:

FSo+ Cup+F6set, picked up the Am7ciga+B♭maj7rette
Nobody Dm7wants to C6watch the track go B♭maj7by+C /D++B♭maj7++C /D

 
INSTRUMENTAL:

Amaj7++Bm7++E7sus4
Amaj7++Am7++Bm++D

CHORUS 1:

FSo+ Cshe+ F6said, this converAm7sation’s B♭maj7dead
Nobody Dm7wants to C6watch the track go B♭maj7by+C /D++B♭maj7++C /D

 
CHORUS 2:

FSo +Cup+F6set, picked up the Am7ciga+B♭maj7rette
Nobody Dm7wants to C6watch the track go B♭maj7by+C /D++B♭maj7++C /D

 
FADE:

B♭maj7++C /D