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accidents will happen   Elvis Costello







Date: Sat, 7 Oct 95 21:26:07 UT
From: "Christian Korbanka" 
Subject: lyrics and chords of ACCIDENTS WILL HAPPEN by E. COSTELLO

from: Christian Korbanka, Cologne, Germany
e-mail: 
Christian_Korbanka@msn.com
lyrics and chords of: Accidents Will Happen by 
Elvis Costello And The Attractions

Suggestions and corrections are always 
welcome!



          D                      D/C#        D/B      D/A

Oh, I just don4t know where to begin
G                               G/F#    
        Em7                 A
Though he says he4ll wait forever - it4s now 
or never
                 D                        F#m7-5/C F#m7-5/A  G  
G/F#
But she keeps him hanging on - the silly champion
        Em           
             Em/D     A/C#        A     D/F#
She says she can4t go home 
without a chapter one

    Dm
Accidents will happen
         F            
     G
We only hit and run
        C                        F               
          Bb                 C
he used to be your victim, now you4re not the 
only one
      Dm
Accidents will happen
         F                 G
We 
only hit and run
C                        F                  Bb  C           
         Bb/D    Bb
I don4t want to hear it, 4cause I know what I4ve done


              D            D/C#        D/B    D/A
There4s so many fish in 
the sea
                  G                  G/F#                        Em7 
   A
That only rise up in the sweat and smoke like mercury
                 
D                          F#m7-5/C F#7-5/A          G    G/F#
But they keep 
you hanging on - they say you4re so young
           Em              Em/D    
          A/C#    A    D/F#
Your mind is made up, but your mouth is undone


Dm
Accidents will happen
         F                 G
We only hit and run

        C                        F                         Bb                
 C
he used to be your victim, now you4re not the only one
      Dm

Accidents will happen
         F                 G
We only hit and run
C   
                     F                  Bb  C                    Bb/D   G  D  
D/F#
I don4t want to hear it, 4cause I know what I4ve done

               
        Bm                                 Em
And it4s the damage that we do 
and never know
               Bm                                     Asus4  
A   A6
It4s the words that we don4t say that scare me so.

     A       D  
            D/C#      D/B   D/A
There4s so many people to see
              
     G                    G/F#                   Em7                 A
So 
many people you can check upon and add to your collection
                 D 
                       F#m5-7/C F#m5-7/A   G     G/F#
But they keep you 
hanging on - until your well hung
           Em                 Em/D         
 A/C#     A    D/F#
Your mouth is made up but your mind is undone

Dm

Accidents will happen
         F                 G
We only hit and run
    
    C                        F                         Bb                 C

he used to be your victim, now you4re not the only one
      Dm
Accidents 
will happen
         F                 G
We only hit and run
C             
           F                  Bb  C                    Bb/D
I don4t want to 
hear it, 4cause I know what I4ve
Bb    C                 Bb   C              
     D    D(no 3rd) Dsus2 D(no 3rd) Dsus2
I know what I4ve, I know what I4ve 
done

F6 Fmaj7 F6 Fmaj7
I know, I know
D/F# Dsus2/F# D/F# Dsus2/F#
I 
know, I know









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