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Steve Harley - The Human Menagerie tab

I didn't do these tabs myself, they come from 
but they are here for reference. Hope they help.


Hideaway                                    Chords
 Intro Repeat 4 times                       Em         Bm        D
|---------------------8-7---8-7-------------------------------------|
|---7-8-----7--8-10-------------10-8-7------8----------7---------7--|
|7-9------9----------------------------9-7--9----------7---------7--|
|-------------------------------------------9----------9---------7--|
|-------------------------------------------7----------9---------5--|
|------------------------------------------------------7------------|
Em                                               Bm
Let them come a running, take all your money and hideaway
Let them come a running, take all your money and flee
Let them come a running, take all your money and hideaway, hideaway

D                                     Em
It was summer or maybe spring, I can't remember
It was summer or maybe spring, I can't recall
We found our hearts and stole them from our bodies
(We couldn't understand the Villain's call)
We'd often recall the beginnings
We'd often try in vain to change it all
We couldn't help but keep ourselves from sinning
D                    Em               Em               Em
In summer, in summer or maybe spring, or maybe spring, or maybe spring


What Ruthy Said
Start chugging away with an A chord then
 D               D               A          G A
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|7--------------|7--------------|---------------|
|7--------------|7--------------|6--------------|
|7--------------|7--------------|7----------5-7-|
|5--------------|5--------------|7----------5-7-|
|---------------|---------------|5----------3-5-|
 Your...         Berlin..        Model
You're wearing grey today, you're from Berlin I'd say you're a model

 A               A               D          G A
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|7--------------|
|6--------------|6--------------|7--------------|
|7--------------|7--------------|7----------5-7-|
|7--------------|7--------------|5----------5-7-|
|5--------------|5--------------|-----------3-5-|
 Can...          fashion too     Wobble
Can I be blue for you, like I'm in fashion too? See me wobble

 D               D               F#m
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|7--------------|7--------------|---------------|
|7--------------|7--------------|2--------------|
|7--------------|7--------------|4--------------|
|5--------------|5--------------|4--------------|
|---------------|---------------|2--------------|
 We'll...        Best..          throttle
We'll be a pair of swells and dig the best hotels Hit the throttle

 Bm              Bm              A
|---------------|---------------|---------------|
|3--------------|3--------------|---------------|
|4--------------|4--------------|6--------------|
|4--------------|4--------------|7--------------|
|2--------------|2--------------|7--------------|
|---------------|---------------|5--------------|
 We'll do..      life we knew..  gay
We'll do the rhumba too and say the life we knew was so gay

Repeat the chord pattern for the rest of the song.


Loretta's Tale
Intro
G
|--------------------|
|0-1-3--3-5-3--------|
|--------------------|
|------------3-------|
|--------------------|
|--------------------|twice

 Verse
 G Strum Chords  G               G               C/G
|3--------------|---------------|---------------|0--------------|
|3--------------|---------------|---------------|1--------------|
|0--------------|---------------|---------------|0--------------|
|0--------------|---------------|---------------|2--------------|
|2--------------|---------------|---------------|3--------------|
|3--------------|---------------|---------------|3--------------|
 Watch...              Kick....                   behind
 Like                  Ask                        been
 C               Am              Am              G               G
|3--------------|0--------------|---------------|---------------|
|5--------------|1--------------|---------------|---------------|
|5--------------|2--------------|---------------|---------------|
|5--------------|2--------------|---------------|---------------|
|3--------------|0--------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------3-2-|
 Sprawl..        then            Speak...       again
 She says        lies            I've           times

Chorus
 Em              C
|0--------------|0--------------|
|0--------------|1--------------|
|0--------------|0--------------|
|2--------------|2--------------|
|2--------------|3--------------|
|0--------------|---------------|
 I never lost control...
 It was a very.. show
 All I ever..    oh..............
 C               G               G               D               D
|---------------|3--------------|---------------|2--------------|
|---------------|0--------------|---------------|3--------------|
|---------------|0--------------|---------------|2--------------|
|---------------|0--------------|---------------|0--------------|
|---------------|2--------------|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|3--------------|---------------|---------------|
 ..................              Are you ........go

For the slower bit ad lib on a C with D bass and D chords
 C/D             D
|0--------------|1--------------|
|1--------------|2--------------|
|0--------------|1--------------|
|0--------------|0--------------|
|---------------|---------------|
|---------------|---------------|
 For Loretta one
 She only played for fun
 She give her life  away
 Counted hundreds, came to none...

Instrumental
Intro X 4 then
|----------------15-15-15-15-14-12-14p12-12---------------------|
|--------------------------twice--------------------------------|
|4-4-4-4-4.4h5-------------------------------5-5-5-5-4-2h4------|
|-twice---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|

|20-20-20-20-19-17-19----15-15-15-15-14-12-14p12-12-------------|
|------twice----------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                    I never...

Crazy Raver
 Strum along on a D & G chord for the first 4 lines
D
Lazy stage-star; wanna be a raver
G                        D
You've gotta make it all happen insane
D
Crazy raver; wanna be a big star
G                        D
You've gotta make it all happen again

then
 D               Bm              A               G               D
|---------------|2--------------|---------------|---------------|
|7--------------|3--------------|---------------|---------------|
|7--------------|4--------------|6--------------|4--------------|
|7----------7-6-|4--------------|7--------------|5--------------|
|5----------5-4-|2--------------|7----------7-6-|5--------------|
|---------------|---------------|5----------5-4-|3--------------|
                 You want        They'll..       You'll...       all

G                                  D
So while you're there you'd better show us a ball
And wear your sequins or wear nothing at all
Take us to heaven with our backs to the wall
The climbing's hard but it's easy to fall
Oh! here's a monkey with a message for us all
G             A         D
Go be a Crazy Raver, oh! oh! yeah
Go be a Crazy Raver

*********************************

Sebastion
Note - Apparently this was written in Cm Gm Bb(Thanks Hans).
To play along with the song it's a semi tone lower.
So I use Bm F#m & A

Intro - Pluck Chord
 Bm                 Trill (hammer on & off quickly)
|2-------2----------2~3-------------------------|
|3---------3------------3~4-2~3-3-2-------------|
|4-----4-----4----------------------4-----------|
|4---4------------------------------------------|
|2-2--------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

F#m                                     Bm
Radiate simply, the candle is burning, so low for me
Generate me limply, can't seem to place your name, cherie
To rearrange all these thoughts in a moment is suicide
Come to a strange place, we'll talk over old times we never smile
A                      Bm
Somebody called me Sebastian
Somebody called me Sebastian
F#m        Bm     F#m         Bm    F#m     Bm
Work out a rhyme, toss me the time, lay me, you're mine
Bm               A
And we all know, oh yeah!

Just before the ad lib fade out
Pluck with palm mute
|14-12-------14-12----------------|repeat
|------15-12-------15-12-12-14-15-|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|

With orchestra
|---------------------------------|repeat
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|4-2-----4-2----------------------|
|----5-2-----5-2-2-4-5------------|
|---------------------------------|

F#m & Bm for the fade out

*****************

Mirror Freak
Intro
 Em
|0-0-0-3bp0-3/5br-5-5-3-0-0-------|repeat
|0--------------------------------|
|0--------------------------------|
|2--------------------------------|
|2--------------------------------|
|0--------------------------------|
Em
Exhibition yourself we'll hold a show on the shelf
Em         G                A         Em
Now we can feel a change is on the way

Em
You're not a skin or a spiv boy who are you trying to kid
Em           G                A           Em
You're jolly handsome, super, wizard, okay?

Em        G                 A                Em
Would you resort to telling all your friends lies
Em            G                      A           Em
When they can see right through your flimsy disguise?
Em
We all consider you far out so there can be little doubt
Em           G            A         Em
You're gonna make it in a big, big way

Chorus:
Em         D         A            Em
Oh we can feel a new existence beginning
And the yobs have made a go at forgiving
And the new man he appears to be winning
Em                    B
What a shame such a bore!

D             A          Em
I don't wanna turn on tonite
Said I don't wanna turn on tonite

Outro  D A Em pattern

Em
|17-17-17-17-15-12-15-12-12----------12-12-12-------20-20-20--|
|---------------------------etc-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|continue using note from E blues scales
|-------------------------------------------------------------|                  (close enough)
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|


My Only Vice (Is The Fantastic Prices I Charge For Being Eaten Alive)
(Chords supplied by Hans Peters)
Use this beat line D-C-G-G
D               C               G
Simply Lorraine sings for a while
In a three-octave harmonica style

C                            C                    D   C  G  G
It's easy to see her harmony stabbing at my songs from behind
Trying to stick her cosmic philosopher's words into rhymes......

Nobody can tell it the same
To her evcrything's just like a game
But she'll make it seem some big machine's driving you clean outa your mind
Come on admit it, that's just the limit, we've travelled from mad to sublime

Chorus:
Em                     C             D
Oh she's a lady from a background of pearls
Who's tormenting and bending my world

Em           D  C   G           C    D G      D    C    G  D  C    G
My only vice is the fantastic prices I charge for being eaten alive. . .

*******************

Muriel the Actor
C
She, got my number and she - chasing me so far

F
Me, out of slumber, I can do with no faut-pas

G                      F
Mixed-up and bleeding, I's high on beleiving

C
It's all surreal

Slip on a T-shirt, me - gotta look so cool
Me Biba braces are making me so cruel
She, dinosaur and me, her He-whore
Sleep Muriel

Chorus:
C                                G
Oh! See her move so right in her big baggy strides

        F                     C
And her golden top made of satin

See her wriggle her hips, take the almighty piss
This is Muriel the Actor who's rapping,

G          F           C
Muriel the actor she's rapping ping - ping

*******************

Chameleon
C           F        G    C
and Louise, cowering into nowhere

F           G          C       F                     C
speaking in terms of a foreign land where winter lies easy

F                        G        C                F
and she will surmise the guise of chateau eyes and rise . . .


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Death Trip (Thanks to Hans again)
Chord Pattern G-------F-------Em------Eb--D7--
G
So now we're on a death trip
F
listen to the blood drip
Em
oozing from a curled lip
Eb           D7       G           F
ever thought of dying slowly
Em                    Eb  D7  G
ever thought of dying totally unholy

D          D/G
We'll grow Sweet Ipomoea

 G
|--------------------------------------------|repeat
|--------------------------------------------|
|----------5--5-7-5-----5--5-7-5---------7---|
|5---7-8-5----------8-5----------8-5---5-----|
|------------------------------------------5-|
|--------------------------------------------|
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