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Poppy Bird ukulele

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A fantastic song from their début album Dits from the Commuter Belt
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C#m                                  A
he spied her on the tube and she was wearing a bright red poppy.
E                                                B
her beauty it shone through the silence as the commuters, they tried not to make eye contact.
C#m                                                 A
he'd never seen such a beautiful thing except for in movies or up on billboards.
E                                                B
he'd never seen such a beautiful thing in all his years of travelling these trains.
C#m                                                     A
her shiny brown hair was tucked behind her ears and her big blue eyes pierced right 
her glasses.
    E                                                 B
the book she was reading was of an interesting nature, he knew that he would surely like 
date her one day.

C#m
a few more stops to walthamstow.
              B
its just a, a few more stops to walthamstow.
              E
its just a, a few more stops to walthamstow.

          A
and poppy bird, i wonder what your name is.
C#m                                          A
he was a child of a difficult nature, it was compulsive disorder related.
E                                              B
sometimes he would do silly little things like turn the key in the door five times 
he went to bed.
C#m                                              A
in the past he got in some silly situations with girls from school making silly accusations.
E                                                     B
he was through all that and he knew what to do to not get himself into trouble.
C#m                                                      A
he wanted to walk past and just ask her her name and say she's so pretty, he's been 
her on the train.
E                                     B
he was a child of a difficult nature. he was a child of a difficult nature.

C#m
a few more stops to walthamstow.
             B
its just a, a few more stops to wathamstow.
             E
its just a, a few more stops to walthamstow.
          A
and poppy bird i wonder, what your name is.

C#m
a few more stops to walthamstow.
             B
its just a, a few more stops to wathamstow.
             E
its just a, a few more stops to walthamstow.
          A
and poppy bird i wonder, if I'll ever meet you.

C#m                                               A
he can't believe his luck cos he's in wathamstow, she is leaving the train also.
E                                B
he follows her onto the platform up the stairs and through the barriers.
C#m                                           A
he gets a bit too close and she looks behind. he takes control of himself and walks 
behind.
E                                                    B
and now their out and their onto the street and they walk past the top of his road.
   C#m                                        A
it sure is dark and it sure is cold and so he plucks up the courage and starts to make 
approach.
        E                                                        B
she can hear his footsteps, her hearts in her throat, should she turn and start to run.
C#m
no don't be dumb,
no don't be dumb,
A
no don't be dumb,
no please don't be dumb.
E                                                  B
he's so close now she waits to be grabbed, and she prays to god that she won't get stabbed.
C#m                                         A
so close now she can feel his breath and he grabs her on the arm and says,
                                      E
"miss is this your book that you left?"


C#m B E A

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