The Warmest Room
In article , William Vaughan wrote: (Really creative lyrics deleted :)) OK, the actual lyrics, as he does them in the studio, are as follows: A A sus A A sus A rainy afternoon A A sus A A sus Spent in the warmest room E She lay before me and said D A Asus4 A A sus "Yes it's true that I have seen some naked men" As she made for the door Leaving me on the floor I wish I'd done biology For an urge within me wanted to do it then Chorus: E And here she comes again D And I'm sitting on my hands A And she sings to me that siren song E D Here she comes again and I'm biting my lip A A sus A Asus4 But it won't be long As Brother Barry said as he married Marion The wife has three great attributes, Intelligence, a Swiss Army knife and charm But that's not enough some times And she did speak her mind And told them all that she believed The only way to disarm is to disarm Bridge Bm F#m I know people whose Idea of fun D A D A Is throwing stones in the river in the afternoon sun Bm F#m Oh let me be as free as them E Don't let her pass this way again Instrumental, play chords to the verses Though you cannot be blamed, but I've become inflamed With thoughts of lust and thoughts of power thoughts of love and thoughts of Chairman Mao We have such little time at your place or mine I can't wait till we take our blood tests Oh baby, let's take our blood tests now Chorus again, then A A sus A A sus E A It won't be long Admittedly, what Uncle Bill says in concert is different. He tends to substitute "hairy" for "naked" in verse one and "drugs tests" for "blood tests" during gigs, as William judiciously notes. "She said it was only a figment of speech..." From: firstname.lastname@example.org (William Vaughan) Subject: Billy Bragg - The Warmest Room C Am C Am Am C Am C Am A rainy afternoon Am C Am C Am Spent in the Warmest Room G She lied before me and said F C Am C Am yes its true, I have seen some hairy men (same) She made for the door Leaving me on the floor I wish i'd known biology for the urge that drove me to the edge (chorus) G and here she comes again F and I'm sitting on my hands C G And she sings to me a siren song here she comes again F C Am C Am I imagine it won't be long (same) Her brother barry said when he married marrianne A wife has three great attributes Insurgence, resolve and off had charm well that's not enough sometimes and she may speak her mind Juliana she believed the only way to defend is to disarm Chorus Bridge D Em I know some people whose Idea of fun C Am is to lie face down in the river C Am in the afternoon sun D Em Oh let me be as free as them C G Don't let her pass this way again You cannot be blamed But I've become insane with thought of lust, thoughts of power, thoughts of love and the thought of chairman Mao We've had such little time be it your place or mine I can't wait to take our blood test oh baby, lets take our blood test now (Chorus) In the live version on the CD single of "Accident waiting to happen" Uncle Bill says "I can't wait to take our drug test, etc.... Pretty funny, I thought. I'm not exactly sure about the bridge, but it works for me. correct as necessary. Enjoy!