put the book back on the shelf Belle and Sebastian
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 18:19:11 +0100 From: Fred Felix Subject: b/belle_and_sebastian/put_the_book_back_on_the_shelf.crd PUT THE BOOK BACK ON THE SHELF By Belle & Sebastian Transcribed by Mario at MRSuau@teleweb.net Submitted by Thelonius E B Sebastian you're in a mess F#m You had a dream, they called you king of all the hipsters, C#m B is it true or are you still the queen? E B Like getting blood out of a stone F#m The city left you lost and gone C#m B You came to dance, but there's no poignancy when they all leave you... Amaj7 Emaj7 standing alone Amaj7 Emaj7 standing alone Amaj7 Emaj7 Amaj7 C B E B The wider issues of the day F#m just pass you by, you're gonna pay C#m B for looking at the floor when people talk to you. E B You wrote a book about yourself F#m The people left it on the shelf You'll write another one C#m B Amaj7 Emaj7 Now you've got a story that's worth talking about. Amaj7 Emaj7 talking about Amaj7 Emaj7 talking about Amaj7 C B (trumpet solo): F#m C#m F#m C#m G#m Ebm G#m Ebm G#m F#m G#m F#m Amaj7 Emaj7 Amaj7 Are you happy with yourself? Emaj7 Amaj7 Are you talking to yourself? Emaj7 Amaj7 Are you happy with yourself? Emaj7 Put the book back on the shelf E B I've seen the company you keep F#m You're on the sofa hidden deep C#m B While on the telly Sid James speaks you like God E B You're always looking for a sign F#m But boy you blow it every time C#m You hear a voice begin to speak B Amaj7 Emaj7 You ignore it and go softly to sleep Amaj7 Emaj7 softly to sleep Amaj7 Emaj7 softly to sleep Amaj7 Emaj7 Amaj7 Emaj7 Amaj7 Are you happy with yourself? Emaj7 Amaj7 Are you happy with yourself? Emaj7 Amaj7 Are you happy with yourself? (continue same pattern until the end) Belle & Sebastian fans would be well advised to browse Paul Mitchell's appealing site 'Sinister' at www.ph.ed.ac.uk/~mitchell/sinister/
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