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(This song can be found on the album "Squeezing Out Sparks" by Graham Parker
 and the Rumour. Some of the best lyrics ever written!)

                   DISCOVERING JAPAN     by Graham Parker

Intro: /Bm   /D   /A   /A    /3x   lead gtr riff; D C# D E,  D C# A E  3x

D                                                  G
Her heart is nearly breaking, the earth is nearly quaking.
D                                                 A
The Tokyo taxi's braking,     it's screaming to a halt.
G                 A             Bm                  G
There's nothing to hold on to,  when gravity betrays you,
A                      D         Bm
And ev'ry kiss enslaves you.....

D                                                         G
She knows how hard her heart grows,   under the nuclear shadows,
D                                                   A
She can't escape the feeling,     repealing in her head.
G                  A             Bm            G
When after all the urges,        some kind of truth emerges,
A                            Bm   A       G  D  A             G  D  A
We felt the deadly surges,  Discovering Japan,    Discovering Japan.

                               (B F# G F#, B F# G F#,  B B)

D                                          G
The G.I.'s only use her,  they always ram right through her,
D                                            A
Giving an eastern promise,   that they could never keep.
G           A                Bm              G
See-ing the million miles,    between their jokes and smiles,
A                    D          Bm
She heard their hard denials.......
   Bm                                            A
    As the tears drop sideways down her face,     face,
   Bm                                             A
    I wake up taling in the tongue of a diff'rent race,   race,
          Bm                          G
    And as the flight touches down, my watch says Eight-O-Two,
       A                      Bm     A              Bm
    But that's me at night to you,   me at night to you,
    A                 Bm               D   A     G     A   
    Me at night to you.......................

D                                          G
I dream in long collisions,  in jet-lagged pana-visions,
D                                        A
I shouted "Sayonara",        It didn't mean good-bye.
G            A          Bm             G
But lovers turn to poses,    show up in filmed exposures,
A                               Bm    A        G  D   A          G  D   A
Just like in travel brochures,   Discovering Japan,   Discovering Japan,
              G  D  A                 G  D  A
  Discovering Japan,      Discovering Japan,
              G  D  A                 G  D  A
  Discovering Japan,      Discovering Japan.

                                     (B F# G F#,  B F# G F#   B B)

            
            
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