Paper Thin Hotel by the Fatima Mansions

From the Fatima Mansions’ 1992 1000% single. Written by Cathal Coughlan. No capo.

High Llamas - Snowbug

INTRO

[F] [Cm6] [Cm7] (x2)

VERSE 1

[F] The walls of [Cm6] this hotel are [Cm7] paper-thin
[F] Last night I [Cm6] heard you making [Cm7] love to him

[A] The struggles [Amaj7] mouth-to-mouth and [A7] then to [F#m] when
[Dm] The grunt of [Dmin(maj)7] unity as [F6] he came in [Bm7b5]

VERSE 2

I [F] stood there with my [Cm6] ear [Cm7] against the wall
[F] I was not [Cm6] seized by jealou [Cm7] sy at all

CHORUS 1

[F] In fact a burden lifted [Gm] from my soul
[C] I heard that love was out of [F] my control
[F] A heavy burden lifted [Gm] from my soul
[C] I heard that love was out of [F] my control [G] [C] [G] [C]

VERSE 3

[F7] [Cm6] [Cm7] (x2)

I [F] listened to your [Cm6] kisses [Cm7] at the door
I [F] never heard a [Cm6] world so [Cm7] clear before

[A] You ran your [Amaj7] bath and you be [A7] gan to [F#m] sing
[Dm] I felt so [Dmin(maj)7] good I couldn’t [F6] feel a [Bm7b5] thing

VERSE 2

I [F] stood there with my [Cm6] ear [Cm7] against the wall
[F] I was not [Cm6] seized by jealou [Cm7] sy at all

CHORUS 1

[F] In fact a burden lifted [Gm] from my soul
[C] I heard that love was out of [F] my control
[F] A heavy burden lifted [Gm] from my soul
[C] I heard that love was out of [F] my control [G] [C] [G] [C]

[F] [Cm6] [Cm7] (x2)

VERSE 3

[F] And I can’t [Cm6] wait to tell you [Cm7] to your face
[F] And I can’t [Cm6] wait for you to [Cm7] take my place

CHORUS 2

[F] You are the naked angel [Gm] in my heart
[C] You are the woman with her [F] legs apart
[F] It’s written on the walls of [Gm] this hotel
[C] You go to heaven once you’ve [F] been to hell

[F] It’s written on the walls of [Gm] this hotel
[C] You go to heaven once you’ve [F] been to hell [G] [C] [G] [C]

CHORUS 1

[F] In fact a burden lifted [Gm] from my soul
[C] I heard that love was out of [F] my control
[F] A heavy burden lifted [Gm] from my soul
[C] I heard that love was out of [F] my control [G] [C] [G] [C]

OUTRO/FADE

[F] [Cm6] I want to serenade you [Cm7]
With a song [F] my [Cm6] mother taught me [Cm7]
[F] SANTA [Cm6] LUCI [Cm7] A!
[F] SANTA [Cm6] LUCI [Cm7] A!

[F] [Cm6] [Cm7]