Elvis Costello - Five Small Words chords

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Five Small Words - Elvis Costello (from "National Ransom")

Intro:  E   D A  (4x)

E D A E D AMaybe you'll recognize in time
E D A E D AMaybe one day you will discover
E D A E D AAll the pain that lies behind
E D A E D AYou and your unfortunate love
G C/G G Somebody might be more
G B Unsuitable and strange
E G#m C#m F#mWith eyes that offer everything
B A D [E D A (2x)] And are capable of danger
E D A E D AMy mind turns over lies you told
E D A E D AThings said to your other lover
E D A E D ASweet as they had been to me
E D A E D AYou lay there telling them to each other
G C/G GNow I stand outside the door
G BMy head is filled with phrases
E G#m C#m F#mInside someone's calling out
B A D Their voices rise in praises
E D A E D AFive Small Words: "Don't want you me anymore?"
E D A E D AFive Small Words (well, who is keeping score?)
B ACoward that you are, you would faithlessly implore
B"Baby please don't leave me"
A"Why don't you believe me?"
A [E D A (2x)]"Why did you deceive me?"
E D A E D AIt didn't take some shiny dagger
E D A E D ATattooed fingers grip and hone
E D A E D AI walked under some dark ladder
E D A E D AI heard your final loving moan
G C/G GAll your indiscretions are
G BSo merciful and brief
E G#m C#m F#m Genteel poison sprinkled on
B A D Your Spa--nish handkerchief
E D A E D AFive Small Words: "Don't you love me anymore?"
E D A E D AFive Small Words (well, who is keeping score?)
B AThe coward that you are, you would faithlessly implore
B"Baby please don't leave me"
A"Why don't you believe me?"
A [E D A (2x)]"Why did you deceive me?"
E D A E D AMaybe in time you'll want me more
E D A E D AAccidentally like this .45
E D A E D AThis .44
Outro: [E D A (16x)] ... E
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