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The Only Flame In Town  Elvis Costello



[E]I know a girl, [F#m]got my mind in a mess
[G#m]I never heard her say [A]goodnight and [G#m]God b[F#m]less
She's [B]not the only flame in town[E]
[E]     [F#m]       [G#m]                         
*verse 2 - same except were noted*
And when we're alone we never quarrel
I'm miles away, now here's the moral
She's not the only flame in town[E]     [E7]

*chorus*

[A]She's n[B]ot the only f[G#m]lame in town [C#m]

[D]She's got to stop thinking that I'm
[A]Carrying this torch around[E]
*verse 3 - same as verse 1*
He struck a match and lit up her face
We should have struck a match girl
To burn down the whole place
Now you're not the only flame in town

*verse 4 - same as verse 2*
But you blew hot and cold
Turnmy heart to a cinder
And with each passing day
You'd be less tender and more tinder
Now you're not the only flame in the town

*chorus - same*
She's not the only flame in town
She's got to stop thinking that I'm
Carrying this torch around

*verse 5 -same as verse 1 except where noted*
Thought I saw your face in the fire
But its so hard to remember
Even an inferno can cool down to an ember
Now you're not the only flame


[E]    [F#m]       [G#m]  You're not the only [E]flame [F#m]      [G#m]
[G#m]You're not the only [E]flame in[F#m] town  [G#m]

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