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Nik Kershaw – Billy

What follows is an interpretation of a work as perceived by a listener and fan. 
Copyright of all material remains with the owner. 
Shout out to Isaac Abraham for supplying the chords to www.nikkershaw.it

Cadd9  030010   D      X00232   D/G    3X0230 
D/F#   200232   Emin7  022030   G      320003
A      002220   Bm     224432   Bm/A   X20232
E/G#   422100


Intro:  Cadd9, D, D/G, D/F#, Cadd9,



D          Emin7      G                A
Billy is a new man he does the best he can
 
          D              Emin7             G                  A
to figure out what it's about and what the hell he's meant to be.

            D                  Emin7          G               A
He does the right thing when expected nuff respect  once in a while

           D           Emin7        G            A
he likes a smoke and a joke just as long as it's P.C.

       Bm             Bm/A         E/G# 
And he thinks that he cries at the Movies

             A                       Dsus4/F#
'Cos he's in touch with his feminine side



G             D
Sally wants a proud man

G             D     A
Sally wants a proud man

Em            D/F#   G    
Sally wants a proud man

          A             G
But she's taken all his pride



D          Emin7      G                A
Billy is a new man at least when she's around 

        D            Emin7           G              A
a model father or if needed he'll be mother for the day

            D            Emin7               G                A
He watches "Men Behaving Badly" though he'll gladly switch it off

           D               Emin7          G         A
if she's offended he'll pretend it wasn't funny any way

         Bm          Bm/A          E/G# 
He's got one face he keeps for his woman

    A                              Dsus4/F#
And one for when he's out with the guys



G             D
Sally wants a true man

G             D    A
Sally wants a true man

Em            D/F#   G    
Sally wants a true man

         A            G
But he’s living out a lie



Cadd9  G              D          Amin7 G/B 
Better go and find an analyst or something

Cadd9    G               D    Dsus4
time for sorting out his head

Dm7/A  Am7           G/B           F
Better go and find a book to read about it

F            Am7        G/B
just like his daddy never did



Instr:  D, Emin7, G, A  X 4



       Bm          Bm/A          E/G# 
And he reads Marie Claire at the Doctors just

   A                                 Dsus4/F#
in case there is something he should know



G             D
Sally wants a free man

G             D    A
Sally wants a free man

Em            D/F#    G    
Sally wants a free man

           A             G
But she'll never let him go



D           Emin7           G                A
Billy is confused he feels abusive and abused

         D              Emin7            G            A
he's got one hand on an olive branch the other on his crotch

            D           Emin7         G         A
He drives a sensible coupe he thinks Oasis are OK 

              D         Emin7             G              A
he drinks non alcoholic lager though he'd rather have a scotch

       Bm         Bm/A       E/G# 
And he tries very hard to be happy but there

      A                        Dsus4/F#
are a few little things in the way



G             D               Bm             Dmaj7
Billy wants a good girl and a bad girl and a blonde girl and a 

G             D               Bm               Dmaj7
brunette or a Bond girl and a house maid and a teas maid and a 

G                 D             Bm            Dmaj7
French maid yes a sex aid and a Goddess and a confidante a 

G                D            Bm           Dmaj7
wet nurse and an agony aunt a lover mother baby sitter a 

G                 D               Bm                Dmaj7
young girl with a pretty face and smart but not too smart to love an 

G                D              Bm             Dmaj7
arsehole yeah an arsehole Billy wants to be an arsehole singin'



G              D
Billy wants it all now

G              D   A
Billy wants it all now

Em             D/F# G
Billy wants it all now
         A              G
But he's too ashamed to say



G             D
Sally wants a Superman

G             D    A
Sally wants a Superman

Em            D/F#  G
Sally wants a Superman

        A            G   
But she hasn't got a chance


            
            
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