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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#

Date: Mon, 13 Apr 1998 18:17:30 +0100
From: Fred Felix 
Subject: b/belle_and_sebastian/beautiful.crd

BEAUTIFUL
By Belle & Sebastian

>From the EP '3... 6... 9... Seconds of Light'
Transcribed by M. R. Waggner
Submitted by Thelonius

Intro
A  C#m7  A  C#m7  A  G#m  F#m  E

A                                    C#m7
She lay in bed all night watching the colors change

A                                    C#m7
She lay in bed all night watching the morning change

A                                    G#m
F#m             E
She lay in bed all night watching the morning change into green and gold

A                                   C#m7
The doctor told her years ago that she was ill

A                                   C#m7
The doctor told her years ago to take a pill

A                                   G#m                 F#
The doctor told her years ago that she'd go blind if she wasn't careful


C#m7              B
They let Lisa go blind

A                                     G#
The world was at her feet and she was looking down

C#m7              B
They let Lisa go blind

A                                    C#m7
But everyone she knew thought she was beautiful

      E
Only slightly mental

C#m7
Beautiful

     E
Only tempermental

Cm7
Beautiful

A                                 C#m7
She thought it would be fun to try photograghy

A                                 C#m7
She thought it would be fun to try pornography

A                                      G#m
She thought it would be fun to try most anything

        F#
She was tired of sleeping

C#m7              B                 A                  G#
They let Lisa go blind, let Lisa go blind, let Lisa go blind

C#m7              B
They let Lisa go blind


She's looking like a queen

           C#m7                        A
But if you knew what's going on in her life

             F#m                              B
There'd be a thousand barren mothers there to talk to her

           C#m7                    A
If you knew what's going on in her life

              F#m                            B
There'd be two hundred troubled teenagers to sit with her

    B
And talk to her

       E                          D
If you knew what's going on in her life

                      A
What's going on in her life

                C#
There would be a documentary on Radio 4

(Trumpet solo spot...)

G#  E  G#  E  G#  E  G#  B  E  B  C#m7  B  C#m7  B  C#m7  B

E  B  C#m7  B  C#m7  B  C#m7  B  C#


    A                          C#m7
She made herself a pair of orthopaedic shoes

    A                          C#m7
She thought is was the answer to the fashion blues

    A                          G#m
She made herself a pair of orthopaedic shoes

         F#
But she walked with a limp

C#m7             B                  A                 G#
They let Lisa go blind, let Lisa go blind, let Lisa go blind...

C#m7  B  A  G# repeats to the end

(for the little tidbit at the very end, just repeat the 1st chorus)

Belle & Sebastian fans would be well advised to browse Paul
Mitchell's appealing site 'Sinister' at
www.ph.ed.ac.uk/~mitchell/sinister/
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