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Asylum  Supertramp

[Intro] - Bb Eb Bb Eb Bb Eb Bb Eb C#


[Verse] -
[Bb]Jimmy [Eb]cream was keen, [Bb]his brain was always [Eb]winnin’,
[Bb]I can’t keep [Eb]tabs on mine, [Bb]it’s really quite a [Eb]joke
[Bb]I see him [Eb]down the road, [Bb]I ask if he’d be [Eb]willing
[Bb]To lend me [Eb]15p - [Bb]I’m dying for a [Eb]smoke
[Cborus] -
[Cm]Don’t ar[Cm/Bb]range to have me [Ab]sent to no asylum  [Ab]   [Gm]
[F]I’m just as sane as [Bb]anyone
It’s a just a [Eb]game I play for [Bb]fun - for [Eb]fun. [Eb]   [C#]
[Verse] -
[Bb]I told em - [Eb]look! - I said I’m [Bb]not the way you’re [Eb]thinkin,
[Bb]Just when I’m [Eb]down, I’ll be a [Bb]clown, I’ll play the [Eb]fool.
[Cm]Please don’t ar[Cm/Bb]range to have me [Ab]sent to no asylum [Ab]   [Gm]
[F]I'm just as sane as [Bb]anyone
It’s just a [Eb]game I play for [Bb]fun - for [Eb]fun.
[Eb]   [F]  [F#]    [F#]   [Ab]   [A]   [A]  [B]                 
[Breakdown] -
[C]Will he take a [F/C]sailboat ride?
[F]He is very [G]likely [F]to,
[C]Will he feel [F/C]good inside?
[F]He ain’t very [G]likely [F]to,
[C]Will he tell you [F/C]he’s alive?
[F]He is always [G]trying [F]to
[C]But nothin’, [C/Bb]no nothin’, does he [Am]say
[Dm]In the [Em]morning [F]when the day’s be[A]gun [Ab]
- ’hello good morning, how are you? ’

And [C]in the [Dm]evening [Em]or the noon[G]day sun[Am]

- ’what a lovely afternoon!’

Well [Dm]I’ve been [Em]living [F]next [Am]to yo[Bb]u   [Eb]    [Bb]    [Eb]

[Verse] -
[Bb]Bluesy [Eb]monday is the [Bb]one day that they [Eb]come here,
[Bb]When they [Eb]haunt me and [Bb]taunt me in my [Eb]cage.
[Bb]I mock them [Eb]all, they’re feelin’ [Bb]small, they got no [Eb]answer
[Bb]They’re playin’ [Eb]dumb but I’m just [Bb]lauging as they [Eb]rage   [Gm]
[Cborus] -
[Cm]Please Don’t ar[Cm/Bb]range to have me [Ab]sent to no asylum [Ab]   [Gm]
[F]It’s only a game I play for [Bb]fun
I’ve been [Eb]foolin’ [Bb]everyone - e[Eb]veryone.
[Eb]   [F]  [F#]    [F#]   [Ab]   [A]   [A]  [B]                 
[Breakdown] -
[C]Will he take a [F/C]sailboat ride?
[F]He is very [G]likely [F]to
[C]Will he feel [F/C]good inside?
[F]He ain’t very [G]likely [F]to
[C]Will he tell you [F/C]he’s alive?
[F]He is always [G]tryin’ [F]to
[C]But nothin’, [C/Bb]no nothin’ does he vere s[Am]ay
[Dm]In the [Em]morning [F]when the [Am]day’s beg[Ab]un
- ’do you think it looks like rain’?

And [C]in the [Dm]evening [Em]or the [G]noonday [Am]sun

- ’you know I nearly missed my train’

[Dm]Well I’ve [Em]been liv[F]ing n[G]ext to [Am]you my [Ab]friend

[Ab]But what kind of friend are you?
[C]Is it the [Dm]beginning [Em]or the [F]sor[G]ry e[Am]nd?
[Am]Will I ever see it through?
[Am]I’ve never been insane
[Ab]Oh what’s the game?
[Dm]I  [Em]believe [F]I’m [G]dy-[Am]ing...
[Outro] -
[Dm]   [Em]   [F]  [Em]                             
[Dm]   [Em]   [F]  [Em]                             
[Bb](He's mad, mad, mad, mad...)
[Dm]   [Em]   [F]  [Em]                             
[Bb](NOT QUITE RIGHT!)
[Dm]   [Em]   [F]  [Em]                             
[Bb](WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW!)
[Dm]   [Em]   [F]  [Em]                             
[Dm]   [Em]   [F]  [Em]                             
[Bb]                                     
repeat [Intro] and fade

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