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Elvis Costello - When I Was Cruel chords

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E                 B
You talk your way out of this
     E
Did someone flip your switch?
      E            B
Now there is only right or wrong
     E
Can you tell which is which?
    A   G# F#       E   C#m     
But it was so much easier
F#m           B
 When I was cruel
   
             C#m 
Why did you leave, you had a home
              G#m              A   
Why did you travel far abroad -
                           B  Bsus4 B
So you could sleep with strangers?
               C#m
You must have heard just how absurd
           G#m                         A
The words poured out of you, you fraud
                             B  Bsus4 B       
I guess you don't know what pain is
 
    A     G# F#         E
So don't pretend you're innocent
   A  G#   F#     C#m  E Eb C# E Eb C# E Eb C#
Do I look like a fool?
   A     G#  F#         E 
I guess you have forgotten
 F#m         B
When I was cruel
 
A       G#      E                B
Oh when I was cruel and I could make you so unhappy
 A      G#     E                  B  Bsus4 B
Lonely cowards followed me like ghouls
     F#m G#m      A
And you liked me too
[tacet]             
When I was cruel
E B A
        Oh, you know you did
E B A

    E                  B    
But if you should feel anything,
   E
A signal from within
    E              B
Go back in your laboratory
      E
And try to dial it in
    E                  B
But if you should feel anything,
   E
A signal from without
C#m                       B  Bsus4 B
  Abandon your dreams of vengeance
    A     G# F#        E   
So don't protest your innocence
      A   G#  F#      C#m E Eb C# E Eb C# E Eb C#
The truth is hard to judge
    A    G#  F#      E
Perhaps you have forgotten when
F#m         B  
 I held a grudge

A       G#      E                B
Oh when I was cruel and I could make you very sorry
 A      G#     E                  B  Bsus4 B
Lonely cowards followed me like ghouls
     F#m G#m      A
And you liked me too
[tacet]             
When I was cruel
E B A
       Oh, you know you did
E B A   E B A
                  When I was cruel
E B A   E
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