Tim Minchin - Fat Children chords


Am G F EmDo not feed doughnuts to your obese children
Am G F EmYou will regret it when theyíre in their teens
Am G F EmMaccas might shut them up now that theyíre seven
F But they wonít forgive you, when
Em AmTheyíre getting picked last for PE
Bm7Donít you see?
AmBoombalata motherfucker
D9 DmHave you noticed that your kids are fat?
Am D7What are you going to do about that?
AmWhat are you going to do?
Am D7So you telling me that your family
Am D7Has a history of obesity
Am D7You got a polycystic ovary
Am D7Itís just the way that God made me
Am D7 Itís unlikely, statistically
Am To be a physical thing
D7But either way it donít explain why you
AmAre in the cue at Burger King
Am D7You can blame it on biology
Am D7You can blame your physiology
Am D7You can point to genealogy
Am D7And your social anthropology
Am D7You can say you are an ectomorph
Am D7 That you just canít get the kilos off
Bm7 Well you can be what you wanna be
E7But stop feeding that boy KFC
F He weighs 40 kilos and heís only three
Bm7 E7He looks like a clean-shaven Pavarotti
F CSwitching to Diet Coke is not the way back
G Boombalata kiddie-stuffer
DYour kidís a fat, have you noticed that?
Am F GAnd you oughta be ashamed
Am F G For you only have yourself to blame.
F CYour 5 year old princess in her size 14 tutu
G D E7Only eats pizza like that because you do
C Will be dead of a heart attack
G C GBefore your grandchildren are ten
C Perhaps youíll consider
G C GA cut-back on extra fries then
AmBoombalata kiddie-stuffer
D9 DmHave you noticed that your kids are fat?
Am D7What are you going to do about that?
AmWhat are you going to do?
Am D7So you telling me that your family
Am D7Has a history of obesity
Am D7You got a polycystic ovary
Am D7Itís just the way that God made me
Am D7But Ė and in your case
Am D7Thereís a reasonably big butt
Am D7Do you think itís an appropriate treat
Am D7The all-you-can-eat at Pizza Hut?
Am D7Thereís no excuse you silly goose
Am D7For a child with a caboose
Am D7Like a moose whoís eaten too much mousse
Am D7Itís tantamount to child abuse
Am D7Kick them off the fucking couch
Am D7Unplug the Playstation
Am D7Send them down to the park
Am D7If they donít wanna go, make íem
Am D7Tell them they have to jog
Am D7Until their jogging shorts fitíem
Am D7If they hesitate, ask firmly
AmIf they still resist, hitíem
F C Is this what you want for your little girl and guy?
G DThese chips off the pork chop, for the toffee apples of your eye?
F CSix packs of kit cats are not the way back
G Boombalata Kiddie-Stuffer
DYour kids are fat, did ya notice that?
Am F GAnd you, you ought to be ashamed
Am F GFor you have only got yourself to blame
F CYour 6 year old miniature Jabba the Hut
G DEating half melted Mars Bars from the folds of his gut
C He'll be dead of an aneurysm
G C G Before his own children ism ten
CPerhaps youíll consider
G C GA cut-back on Taco Bell then
C Perhaps youíll consider
G C A cut-back on Krispy Kreme doughnuts
G And Popcorn in bucket-sized boxes
C GAnd microwave pizza or drive through McDonalds
C GFor weeknightly dinners in front of the TV
C GAnd notes to the phys-ed instructor saying
C GTimmy has asthma but he really just gets short of breath
C GCos heís 35 kilos above the ideal weight
C G COf 35 kilos for a nine year old boy
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