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Asylum Chords

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Supertramp - Asylum
from Crime of the Century
Transcribed by Cory (coryp23@gmail.com), 2012

 Bb   | Eb/Bb | Bb   | Eb/Bb |
 Bb   | Eb/Bb | Bb   | Eb    |
  Eb7 |

Bb    Eb/Bb           Bb                   Eb/Bb
Jimmy Cream was keen, his brain was always winnin'
Bb           Eb/Bb         Bb                  Eb      Eb7
I can't keep tabs on mine, it's really quite a joke
Bb        Eb/Bb          Bb                 Eb/Bb
I see him down the road, I asked if he'd be willing
Bb          Eb/Bb    Bb          Eb        Gm7
To lend me 15 P, I'm dying for a smoke

Cm    Eb/Bb              Ab                Ab Ab/G
Don't arrange to have me sent to no asylum
F           F7      Bb
I'm just as sane as anyone
              Eb              Bb   Bb7 Eb     Eb7 
It's a just a game I play for fun, for fun

Bb          Eb/Bb               Bb      Bb7        Ebsus Eb     Eb7
I told 'em, "Look!" I said "I'm not the way you're thinkin"
Bb            Eb/Bb           Bb                   Eb    Gm7/D  Gm7/Bb Gm7
Just when I'm down, I'll be a clown, I'll play the fool
Cm/Eb        Eb/Bb              Ab                  Ab  Ab/G
Please don't arrange to have me sent to no asylum
F           F7        Bb
I'm just as sane as anyone
            Eb     Eb7      Bb       Eb
It's just a game I play for fun, for fun

Eb F   F#
F# G#  A
A  B 

C              F/C
Will he take a sailboat ride?
                 G         F
Well, he is very likely to
C            F/C
Will he feel good inside?
                    G         F
Well, he ain't very likely to
C                F/C
Will he tell you he's alive?
                   G         F
Yeah, he is always trying to

C                  Bb               A7
But nothin', no no nothin', does he say
Dm     Dm/E             Dm/F        Dm/A
In the morning when the day's begun
Ab                           Abdim
"Hello Good morning, how are you?"
C          C/D            C/E     C/G 
And in the evening or the noonday sun
Adim
"What a lovely afternoon!"
Dm             Dm/E       Dm/F         Dm/A
Well I've been living next to you

Bb  Eb/Bb
Bb  Eb/Bb

Bb     Eb/Bb         Bb                Eb/Bb
Bluesy Monday is the one day that they come here
Bb             Eb/Bb        Bb             Eb       Eb7
Yeah when they haunt me and taunt me in my cage
Bb         Eb/Bb                Bb                      Eb/Bb
I mock 'em all, they're feelin' small, yeah they got no answer
Bb                   Eb/Bb             Bb               Eb    Gm7/D  Gm7/Bb Gm7
Yeah they're playin' dumb but I'm just laughing as they rage

Cm    Eb/Bb              Ab                 Ab  Gm 
Don't arrange to have me sent to no asylum
F7                               Bb
Well It's only a game I play for fun
                         Eb/Bb Bb      Eb
Yeah I've been tryin' to fool everyone 

Eb F   F#
F# G#  A

No that's too heavy

C              F/C
Will he take a sailboat ride?
                 G         F
Well, he is very likely to
C            F/C
Will he feel good inside?
                   G         F
Yeah he ain't ever likely to
C                F/C
Will he tell you he's alive?
                   G         F
Well he is always trying to

         C              Bb                    A7
Yeah but nothin', no no nothin', does he ever say
Dm     Dm/E             Dm/F       Dm/A    
In the morning when the day's begun
Ab                          Abdim     G7
"Do you think it looks like rain"?
C          C/D            C/E      C/G    
And in the evening or the noonday sun
Adim
"You know I nearly missed my train"
Dm             Dm/E           Dm/F     Dm/A     
Well I've been living next to you my friend
Fm/Ab    Fm                 E7    E7/D
But what kind of friend are you?
C          C/D             C/E    C/G     
Is it the beginning or the sorry end?
Adim   Adim/E      Adim/D     Adim/C
Will I ever see it through?
Dm      Dm/E         Dm/F   Dm/A
No I've never been insane
Adim Adim/C       Adim/Eb Adim/Gb
Oh     what's the game?
Em   C    [B Bb] A7
I believe I'm dying

Dm    Dm/E F C/E   Bb
Dm    Dm/E F C/E   Bb
Dm    Dm/E F C/E   Bb
                     weeeeee..  mad mad mad....
Dm    Dm/E F C/E                   Bb
                     NOT QUITE RIGHT
Dm    Dm/E F C/E                   Bb
                     WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoooooooooooooooooooooo
Dm    Dm/E F C/E


Bb Eb/Bb   fade out
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