• Song:

    Sunny Afternoon

  • Artist:

    Stereophonics

  • Album:

    I Wouldn't Believe Your...

cover by the phonics orig by the kinks
Capo fifth fret

Intro  Am  Am  E7  E7 Am Am E7 E7 

   Verse 1
     Am (x02210@1)              G (320003@1)
The tax man's taken all  my dough
     C (x32010@1)          GAnd (320003@1)left me in my statley home.
E7 (020130@1)                       AmLazing (x02210@1)on a sunny afternoon. 
              G (320003@1)  
And i can't sail my yacht,
     C (x32010@1)        G (320003@1)     
He's taken everything i've got,
E7 (020130@1)                    AmAll (x02210@1)i've got this sunny afternoon. 

Chorus 1

A7 (x02020@1)                                    D7Save (xx0212@1)me, Save me, Save me from this squeeze,
         G (320003@1)                          C (x32010@1) E7I (020130@1)got a big fat mama trying to break me.    
       Am (x02210@1)           D7And (xx0212@1)i love to live so pleasantly,
Am (x02210@1)                  D7 (xx0212@1)GLive (320003@1)this life of luxury,  
C (x32010@1)          E7 (020130@1)           AmLazing (x02210@1)on a sunny afternoon, 
       E7In (020130@1)the summertime,
       Am (x02210@1)                E7In (020130@1)the summertime, In the summertime.

Verse 2

    Am (x02210@1)                  GMy (320003@1)girlfriends run off with my car
    C (x32010@1)              GAnd (320003@1)gone back to her ma and pa
E7 (020130@1)                                  AmTelling (x02210@1)tales of drunkenness and cruelty.
         GNow (320003@1)i'm sitting here,
C (x32010@1)            G (320003@1)  
Sipping on my ice cold beer,
E7 (020130@1)                      Am (x02210@1)
Lazing on a sunny after noon.

Chorus 2


Help me, Help me, Help me sail away,

Well, give me two good reasons why i oughta stay.

'Cause i love to live so pleasantly
Am (x02210@1)                  D7 (xx0212@1)GLive (320003@1)this life of luxury,  
C (x32010@1)          E7 (020130@1)           AmLazing (x02210@1)on a sunny afternoon, 
       E7In (020130@1)the summertime,
       Am (x02210@1)                E7In (020130@1)the summertime, In the summertime.


(then its just Chorus 1 again)


Outing

       Am (x02210@1)               E7In (020130@1)the summertime, In the summertime


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