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No Mercy For the Muse  Neil Halstead

Song: No Mercy For the Muse
Album: Oh! Mighty Engine
Tabbed by: Don Tago
Chords Used:
C: 032010
F: 133211
G: 320033
Standard Tuning: (Capo IV)
Intro: C C7
Verse 1:
[C]Shabby boy?s kept you [C7]up all night
Oh [Am]sentimental d[Em]rinkers
Sing [F]songs that end in [Em]fights about [G]fights
Verse 2: use verse 1 chords
And they?ll swear to you that they just can?t help it
That poem in their head
That painting of your bed, it must out
Chorus 1:
Does [Am]time stand still when you [Em]cross the room
Oh s[Am]urely it must [Em]do
When they [Am]write a song
That goes [Em]on, and on about [G]you
Verse 3: use verse 1 chords
Does your golden hair, fall in waves
No mention of a spot, tantrum or tooth rot
No not for them
Verse 4: use verse 1 chords
Just pearly smiles and Mona Lisa wiles
For your coterie of stars
Your barrel of charlatans
Chorus 2:
[F]Celebrate, and they will v[C]enerate
[F]Hold their heads in the morning g[C]lare
For with so[F]me faint praise, they will [C]hold you gaze
And [F]dedicate it all to [C]you
Yeah [F]dedicate it all to [C]you
Verse 5: use verse 1 chords
Oh you live you life in black and white
No subtlety for you
No mercy for the muse, it?s true
Verse 6: use verse 1 chords
Come in again number 10, oh your army of typewriters
Your consequence of biters
Won?t last long
Chorus 3: use chorus 1 chords
And life will burden you not
Love will carry on with a thrust
And they?ll swear to you
That they just can?t help it
That poem in their head
That painting of your bed
It must out
It must o[C]ut...
Final Chorus: use chorus 2 chords
Celebrate, and they will venerate
Hold their heads in the morning glare
For with some faint praise
They will hold you gaze
And dedicate it all to you
Yeah dedicate it all to you
Yeah dedicate it all to you

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