The Beautiful South

The Beautiful South
Shouldve Kept My Eyes Shut (Guitar chord)

Date: Sun, 23 Jul 1995 11:06:17 -0700
From: (Sir Not Appearing in this Film)
Subject: Beautiful South - 'Should've Kept My Eyes Shut'

Should've Kept My Eyes Shut
by Paul Heaton and David Rotheray

D Bm D Bm

D Bm
I should've kept my eyes shut
D Bm
But I had to go and peep
D Bm
But when you saw what I saw
Em A Bm A
Well, it's hard just to roll back to sleep

I would've kept me eyes shut
But I thought I heard you scream
And I've a penchant for violence
You don't seem to find in a dream

The scene a little clearer
My father with a rope
And in the cage, centre-stage
Bm A
It's mother who's destined to choke

Em A
And she choke and we choke
On the words that we wish we'd not spoke
Em A
Just when you felt you had someone to trust
D Db G A
Up comes the man with a dagger and cloak

I should've read the novels
Believed every word
But the stories they wrote
Were so different to ones that I'd heard

I should've kept my eyes shut
My mouth should've closed
But the mixture of vomit and blood
Just crept up through my nose

It became a little clearer
As soon as I awoke
My father stands with rope in hand
A screaming mother kneels in hope

And she hope and we hope
That the words that she said won't provoke
A smile is removed and a petal is crushed
What once was a laugh has turned into a joke

You should've kept your mouth shut

Lyrics (C) 1990 Go! Discs Music Ltd., used without permission.
Please send any corrections to Dylan Salisbury


Toegevoegd door OptimusPrime op zo 18 nov, 2001 11:14 pm

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