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Murray Head – One Night In Bangkok chords
1st Verse:Dm Bangkok, Oriental settingC/D DmAnd the city don't know that the city is gettingThe creme de la creme of the chess world in aC/D Dm Gm7Show with everything but Yul BrynnerDmTime flies -- doesn't seem a minuteC/D DmSince the Tirolean spa had the chess boys in itAll change -- don't you know that when youC/D DmPlay at this level there's no ordinary venueGm7 It's Iceland -- or the Philippines -- or Hastings -- or --A7b9 or this place! 1st Chorus:Dm Bb F C/E Dm One night in Bangkok and the world's your oysterGm C Gm7The bars are temples but the pearls ain't freeDm Bb F C/E Dm You'll find a god in every gol-den cloisterGm C Gm7 And if you're lucky then the god's a sheDm Gm C Dm I can feel an angel sliding up to me2nd Verse:Dm One town's very like anotherWhen your head's down over your pieces, brother It's a drag, it's a bore, it's really such a pity To be looking at the board, not looking at the cityGm7 DmWhaddya mean? Ya seen one crowded, polluted, stinking town --Tea, girls, warm, sweet Some are set up in the Somerset Maugham suite Get Thai'd! You're talking to a tourist Whose every move's among the purestGm7 A7b9 I get my kicks above the waistline, sunshine2nd Chorus:Dm Bb F C/E DmOne night in Bangkok makes a hard man humbleGm C Gm7Not much between despair and ecstasyDm Bb F C/E DmOne night in Bangkok and the tough guys tumbleGm C Gm7 DmCan't be too careful with your companyGm C DmI can feel the devil walking next to meSolo: A7 for 8 bars 3rd Verse: Dm | Siam's gonna be the witness | (Dm) only played on 2nd rotation | To the ultimate test of cerebral fitness| ||:(Dm) C/D Dm |C/D Dm | | | C/D Dm |C/D Dm |This grips me more than would a | | Gm7 | :|| Gm7 A7b9|Muddy old river or reclining Buddha | Synths plays this for the 3rd verseGm7 And thank God I'm only watching the game -- controlling it --Dm I don't see you guys ratingThe kind of mate I'm contemplating I'd let you watch, I would invite youGm7But the queens we use would not excite youSo you better go back to your bars, your temples, your massage A7b9 parlours 3rd Chorus:Dm Bb F C/E Dm One night in Bangkok and the world's your oysterGm C Gm7The bars are temples but the pearls ain't freeDm Bb F C/E DmYou'll find a god in every gol-den cloisterGm C Gm7 DmA little flesh, a little histo-ryGm C I can feel an angel sliding up to meDm Bb F C/E Dm One night in Bangkok makes a hard man humbleGm C Gm7 DmNot much between despair and ecstasyDm Bb F C/E DmOne night in Bangkok and the tough guys tumbleGm C Gm7 DmCan't be too careful with your companyGm C Dm DmI can feel the devil walking next to meA7b9 is from down to up: A(bass),G(7th),Bb(b9),C# and E, if anyone is wondering.