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Low Budget Chords

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Low Budget - The Kinks

A
Cheap is small and not too steep 
    E           A                                
But best of all cheap is cheap 
(A)                                               
Circumstance has forced my hand 
        E                     D          A                
To be a cut price person in a low budget land 
D                        A                       
Times are hard but we'll all survive 
  E                    A                        
I just got to learn to economize 

           A                                      
  I'm on a low budget 
           E           D A                          
  I'm on a low budget 
  A                                               
  I'm not cheap, you understand 
             E                     D          A     
  I'm just a cut price person in a low budget land 

A                                               
Excuse my shoes they don't quite fit 
          E                      D         A      
They're a special offer and they hurt me a bit 
A                                               
Even my trousers are giving me pain 
          E                      D            A    
They were reduced in a sale so I shouldn't complain 
     D                        A                  
They squeeze me so tight so I can't take no more 
        E             A                         
They're size 28 but I take 34 

           A                                      
  I'm on a low budget (What did you say) 
           E             D                A       
  I'm on a low budget (I thought you said that) 
  A                                               
  I'm on a low budget 
        E                     D          A          
  I'm a cut price person in a low budget land 
    A

I'm shopping at Woolworth and low discount stores 
    E                            D          A     
I'm dropping my standards so that I can buy more 

(Optional Verse 1)
                                               
A                                               
Low budget sure keeps me on my toes 
  E                       D              A        
I count every penny and I watch where it goes 

      D                       A                  
We're all on our uppers we're all going skint 
  E                              D         A     
I used to smoke cigars but now I suck polo mints 
                                                                                 

         A                                      
I'm on a low budget (What did you say) 
         E             D                A       
I'm on a low budget (I thought you said that) 
A                                               
I'm on a low budget 
      E                     D          A          
I'm a cut price person in a low budget land  
         A           E          D E  A          E  D A      
I'm on a low budget. Low budget.     Low budget 

A                                               
Art takes time, time is money 
E                  A                             
Money's scarce and that ain't funny 
A                                               
Millionaires are things of the past 
         E                     D           A      
We're in low budgetville where nothing can last 
D                    A                           
Money's rare there's none to be found 
   E                          A                  
So don't think I'm tight if I don't buy a round 
                                        
         A                                      
I'm on a low budget (What did you say) 
         E             D                A       
I'm on a low budget (I thought you said that) 
A                                               
I'm on a low budget 
      E                     D          A          
I'm a cut price person in a low budget land

         A                                      
I'm on a low budget (Say it again) 
E           D         A       A           E   D   A                       
Low budget (One more time)    Low budget

                                                                        
(End: or Optional Verse II)
                  
                    
Optional Verse I
A

[Quality costs, but quality wastes, 
       E                   D         A           
So I'm giving up all of my expensive tastes. 
D                                             
Caviar and champagne are definite no's, 
    E                           D          A      
I'm acquiring a taste for brown island cog rose] 

Optional Verse and Chorus II
  A                                                 
I look like a tramp, but don't write me off,

     E                        D      A            
I'll have you all know, I was once a toff 
            A                                            
At least my hair is all mine, my teeth are my own, 
    E                     D         A             
But everything else is on permanent loan. 
A                                               
Once all my clothes were made by hand, 
          E                     D          A      
Now I'm a cut price person in a low budget land. 

           A                                      
  I'm on a low budget (I'll have you all know) 
           E             D                A       
  I'm on a low budget (I thought you said that) 
  A                                               
  We're on a low budget 
           E                     D          A          
  I'm on a low budget       

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