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Elvis Costello - Londons Brilliant Parade chords

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"London's Brilliant Parade" (Capo: 5th. fret)

____Intro: Strings: B & E

(Notes on both strings to be played simultaneously)

 E string:*G  F  F
 B string: D  Db  C* (Repeat *-* 2 more times)

____Verse: 1

E           C#m9
 Outside my window
                 A       E
 not long before sleep arrives
      G                   E
 they come with their sirens___
                  A
 and they sweep away all the boys
      C#7                        F#m
 busy draining the joy from their___lives
      B                              E
 they never said their prayers out loud

____Verse: 2

E              C#m9
 And while I'm dreaming
                   A     E
 there's a passing motor car
      G                    E
 that broadcasts a popular song
              A
 and a girl appears to be saying
        C#7                       F#m
"Do you think that I'm going to go___far"?

____Chorus: 1 

 C
 Just look at me
     Em/B                 Em-5/Bb
 I'm having the time of my_______life
    A7
 or something quite like it
 Dm                         G
 when I'm walking out and about
             F/C       C
 in London's brilliant parade

____Bridge: 

       Em7                         A
 She's one of those girls that you just can't place
          Em7                     A
 you feel guilty desiring such an innocent face
        D                    F#m7              Bm
 but of course they knew that____when they cast__her
  D                F#m7       Bm
 along with the red____Routema__ster
         Em7                    A
 and the film takes place in an MGB
      Em7                         A
 in a perfect re-creation of "The Speakeasy"
      D             F#m7          Bm
 everybody looks hap____py and twi__sted
            D          F#m7       Bm
 though she probably ne____ver exi__sted
               G#dim  Dm/A              Bb    Bdim
 for old times sake,______don't let me awake______

____Verse: 3

E           C#m9
 I wouldn't want you
                A          E
 to walk across Hungerford Bridge
   G                 E                 
 especially at twili___ght
                     A
 looking through the bolts and the girders
 C#7              F#m
 into the water be___low
        B                        E
 you'll never find your answer there

____Verse: 4

E                  C#m9
 They sounded the "all-clear"
            A         E
 in the occidental bazaar
      G                   E
 they used to call Oxford Street
                  A
 now the bankrupt souls in the city
     C#7               F#m
 are finally tasting de___feat

____Chorus: 2

 C
 Don't look at me
     Em/B                 Em-5/Bb
 I'm having the time of my_______life
    A7
 or something quite like it
 Dm                         G
 when I'm walking out and about
             F/C       C
 in London's brilliant parade
 Dm                         G
 when I'm walking out and about
             F/C       C
 in London's brilliant parade

____Verse: 5

E                      C#m9
 From the gates of St. Mary's,
                       A      E
 there were horses in Olym__pia
       G                           E
 and a trolley bus in Fulham Broadway
                   A
 the lions and the tigers
             C#7                    F#m
 in Regents Park couldn't pay their way
     B                         E
 and now they're not the only ones

____Verse: 6

E                   C#m9
 At the Hammersmith Palais
                   A        E
 in Kensington and___Camden town
           G                   E
 there's a part that I used to play
               A   
 the lovely Diorama is really
 C#7                   F#m
 part of the drama, I'd___say

____Chorus: 1 

 C
 Just look at me
     Em/B                 Em-5/Bb
 I'm having the time of my_______life
    A7
 or something quite like it
 Dm                         G
 when I'm walking out and about
             F/C       C
 in London's brilliant parade (Repeat chorus)

____Coda:

 E string:*G  F  F
 B string: D  Db  C* (Repeat *-* 2 more times)
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