Shabby Doll

Elvis Costello

 EmEm6C/EEm

 Em
 Giving you more of what for

Always worked for me before
 DEm
Now I'm a shabby doll   
 EmD
 What's going on behind the green elevator door
 EmDEm
 With just a shabby doll    

 Am
There's a hit man facing

A compromising situation
 Em
With just a shabby doll
 D
And a very neat line in character assassination
 EmDEm
 She's just a shabby doll    

CHORUS:
 DA
 She's just a shabby doll
 DA
She's putting him off and putting you on
 DADA
 She's just the shabby doll, she's just the shabby doll
 DAD
You're swearing upon, you know in your heart  
 DAEm
 She's gone you know in your heart     
She's just a shabby doll

 Em
 There's a girl in this dress
There's always a girl in distress
 DEm
She's just a shabby doll     
She's so sure she's self-possessed
 DEm
Then again she's half undressed  
 DEm
She's just a shabby doll    

 Am
The boy that I used to be
Showed no sign of sympathy
 Em
For just a shabby doll
I have betrayed you and me
 DEm
And paid for my own bribery    
 DEm
With just a shabby doll  

(chorus)

BRIDGE:
A/E (002220) Dmaj7 (XX0333)
He's the tired toy that everyone enjoyed
 A/ED
He wants to be a fancy man but he's nothing but a nancy boy
 CB
 He's all pride and no joy

 Em
 And being what you might call a whore
Always worked for me before
 DEm
Now I'm a shabby doll  
Untie the gag the cat's out of the bag
 DEm
But won't show his claws  
 D
He's just a shabby doll

 Am
 She said you must be joking
Some things are left unspoken
 Em
You're just a shabby doll
He's lying limp and soaking
 DEm
He was openly broken  
 D
By just a shabby doll

(chorus)

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