• Song:

    Must I Paint You A Picture

  • Artist:

    Billy Bragg

  • Album:

    Must I Paint You a Pict...

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>From rousseaf@nil.IRO.UMontreal.CA (Francois Rousseau)
Subject: AOTW: Billy Bragg: Must I Paint You A Picture
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1993 05:50:48 GMT

                   Must I paint you apicture (x02210@1)                        (Billy Bragg)
intro: C - G - Am

C (x32010@1)         G (320003@1)       FIt's (133211@1)bad timeing and me
           G (320003@1)                        CWe (x32010@1)find a lot of things out this way
       GAnd (320003@1)there's you
           F (133211@1)                GA (320003@1)little black cloud in a dress
C (x32010@1)        GThe (320003@1)temptation
                Am (x02210@1)         FTo (133211@1)take the precious things we have a part
     C (x32010@1)           G (320003@1)  CTo (x32010@1)see how they work
            G (320003@1)                        Am (x02210@1)        F (133211@1) CMust (x32010@1)be resisted for they never fit together again
G (320003@1)                     AmIf (x02210@1)this is rain let it fall on me and drown me
G (320003@1)                   Am (x02210@1)         GIf (320003@1)these are tears let them fall

                     C (x32010@1)     G (320003@1) AmMust (x02210@1)I paint you a picture
                    C (x32010@1)     G (320003@1) AmAbout (x02210@1)the way that I feel
                              C (x32010@1)        Am (x02210@1) GYou (320003@1)know that my love for you is strong girl
                              C (x32010@1)    Am (x02210@1) GYou (320003@1)know that my love for you is real

C (x32010@1)          G (320003@1)             FIt (133211@1)took a short walk and a talk
                G (320003@1)               CTo (x32010@1)change the rules of engagement
               G (320003@1)                    F (133211@1)     GWhile (320003@1)you searched frantically for reverse
C (x32010@1)         GAnd (320003@1)then claiming
        Am (x02210@1)         F (133211@1)         C (x32010@1)       AThat (x02220@1)virtue never tested is no virtue at all
C (x32010@1)    G (320003@1)              AmAnd (x02210@1)so I lost my ignorance
F-G                                  Am (x02210@1)  And now the bells across the river chime out your name
G (320003@1)                    Am (x02210@1)  GI (320003@1)look across to them again     (chorus)

Em (022000@1)                          CAll (x32010@1)your friends sais come down

It will never fly

                FAnd (133211@1)on that imperfect day
              GWe (320003@1)threw it all away
 Em (022000@1)                 AmCrisis (x02210@1)after crisis, with such intensity
F (133211@1)                                 GThis (320003@1)would never happen if we lived by the sea

C (x32010@1)      G (320003@1)                     FMost (133211@1)important decisions in life
               G (320003@1)                 CAre (x32010@1)made between two people in bed
          G (320003@1)                F (133211@1) GI (320003@1)found that at my own expense
C (x32010@1)          GAnd (320003@1)when I see you
           Am (x02210@1)           F (133211@1)           C (x32010@1)       G (320003@1)    CYou (x32010@1)juts turn around and walk away like we never met
   G (320003@1)                Am (x02210@1)    FOh (133211@1)we used to be so brave
G (320003@1)                           Am (x02210@1)                    GI (320003@1)dreamt the wolrd stopped turning as we climbed the hill
                       Am (x02210@1)                          GI (320003@1)dreamt impossible dreams that we were lovers still  (chorus)

Francois Rousseau
Laboratoire Incognito (Computer Languages)
Universite de Montreal, Canada
E-mail: rousseaf@iro.umontreal.ca

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