busy bodies

Elvis Costello

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

Suggestions and corrections are always welcome!
date: 95/10/15

               D                         A/C#
So you think that you have seen her,
                     D/F#         G
When you´re lying in between her
               D                     A/C#
And you tell me that you don´t care
         D/F#                   G
Busy bodies getting nowhere
       D                           G
Everybody´s getting meaner
            D          A                     D  D/F#  G    D  Bm7  A
Busy bodies caught in the concertina

D                        G         E                A
You check her outline, break her regulations
F#/C#             Bm/D                      E            A  G
You watch her legs through several service stations
F#m            F               Em               A7
Busy bodies, very busy, getting nowhere

Nowhere, nowhere, nowhere

                     D             A/C#
Now you´re ready for a merger
                 D/F#                G
With the company you´re part of
               D                 A/C#
And you do the dirty business
                 D/F#                 G
With your latest sleeping partner
                 D            G
You´re becoming automatic
           D        A                             D  D/F#  G    D  Bm7  A
Busy bodies out playing with the traffic

D                 G      E                      A
You want attention. You try my patience
F#/C#               Bm/D                     E              A        G
With the best intentions you are nothing but a nuisance
F#m            F               Em            A7
Busy bodies, busy busy, getting nowhere

Nowhere, nowhere, nowhere

                     D                  A/C#
Now you´ve given your performance
                    D/F#           G
Though the matinee was idle
               D                   A/C#
And you find out that a wave of
               D/F#                        G
Her right hand could seem so tidal
              D             G
Just a second satisfaction
            D            A                     D  D/F#  G    D  Bm7  A
Busy bodies temp

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