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Busy Bodies  Elvis Costello

S[D]o you think that you have [A/C#]seen her,
When [D/F#]you're lying [G]in between her
A[D]nd you tell me that yo[A/C#]u don't care
[D/F#]Busy bodies getting now[G]here
Everybo[D]dy's getting mea[G]ner
Busy bo[D]dies [A]caught in the concerti[D]na [D/F#]      [G]     [D]   [Bm7]     [A]

[D]You check her o[G]utline, br[E]eak her re[A]gulations
[F#/C#]You watch her l[Bm/D]egs through several s[E]ervice st[A]ati[G]ons
[F#m]Busy bodies, ve[F]ry busy, [Em]getting nowhere  [A7]

Nowhere, nowhere, nowhere

Now[D] you're ready f[A/C#]or a merger
Wit[D/F#]h the company you're[G] part of
And you do the [D]dirty bu[A/C#]siness
Wi[D/F#]th your latest sl[G]eeping partner
You're [D]becoming auto[G]matic
Busy b[D]odies out[A] playing with the traffic     [D]   [D/F#]      [G]     [D]   [Bm7]     [A]

[D]You want attention[G]. You t[E]ry my pa[A]tience
[F#/C#]With the best intent[Bm/D]ions you are not[E]hing but a nuis[A]ance     [G]
[F#m]Busy bodies, bu[F]sy busy, g[Em]etting nowhere[A7]
Nowhere, nowhere, nowhere

Now you've given your[D] performance       [A/C#]
Though the matinee w[D/F#]as idle        [G]
And you find ou[D]t that a wave of    [A/C#]
Her right hand [D/F#]could seem so tidal         [G]
Just a second [D]satisfaction  [G]
Busy bodies [D]temp         [A]                      [D]   [D/F#]      [G]     [D]   [Bm7]     [A]


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A A/C# A7 Bm/D Bm7 D D/F# E Em F F#/C# F#m G
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