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SEE YOURSELF Lyrics

Artist: Graham Parker
Album: 12 Haunted Episodes

surupa nile <grovecenter
saber.net> wrote with some corrections
for this one. It is played inm open tuning (how I don't know)
but Surupa worked out that the weird chord was Adim/E 0x1212
Based on what Surupa said the chords were this is my version.

C C
Can you crawl out of the darkness of that dungeon where you're hangin'
F C
Can you dismantle the cross you've had to bear
C C
Can you prize the lid right open on all that fancy footwork
F G
and set fire to the shoes you've had to wear
C Adim/E
Just because the mud's there doesn't mean you have to wallow
F C
Doesn't mean you have to be hollow in the head
C Adim/E
And just because your mouth's full doesn't mean you have to swallow
F G
Doesn't mean you have to believe what you just said

CHORUS
C Adim/E
You should see yourself Baby you lack vision
F C
You should see yourself get a pair of eyes
C Adim/E
You should see yourself go to your optician
F C
You should see yourself through that framework of lies
C F C C F C
See yourself See yourself

Can you find that little dictator that's living in your basement
Can you stage a coup to take that idiot out
Can you organise your senses as if they were an army
and march them off to off that little lout
Just because you're English doesn't mean you have to be narrow
Doesn't mean you have to be shallow and uptight
Just because you're pale it doesn't mean you have to be callow
Doesn't mean you have to believe you're always right

CHORUS
You should see yourself baby you lack vision
You should see yourself through the eyes of the world
You should see yourself and your clockwork ambition
you should see yourself Or would you rather go blind
See yourself See yourself

Can you take this little megaphone and push it in your eardrum
Can you try to listen very carefully
Can you stare up at that wall chart and look at those red letters
Can you try to read them through from A to Z
Just because it's funny doesn't mean you have to be foolish
Doesn't mean you have to wish you ruled this world
And just because it's sunny
doesn't mean you have to blot the sun out
Doesn't mean your lips always have to curl

Repeat 1st Chorus

CHORUS
You should see yourself Everybody else can
You should see yourself it's not a pretty sight
You should see yourself through those crocodile tear glands
You should see yourself Or would you rather go blind
See yourself See yourself

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