Daysleeper    (video)    (midi)

 

††† Am - C†† - Am - C

 

††††† ††Am†††††††††††††††††† †††††††C††††††† †††Am†††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††C

1. Receiving department. 3 a.m., staff cuts have socked up the overage,

†††††† Am††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††C†††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††- Am†††††††††††††††††† ††††C

††† directives are posted, no call backs, complaints, ††††everywhere is calm.

††††† Bb†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††Am†††††††††††††††††††† F†††††††††† †††††††††††††††G

††† Hong Kong is present, Taipei wakes up, talk of circadian rhythm.

 

††† C††††† Dm†††††††††† - Am

I see today with a †††††††newsprint frame,

C†††††††††††† †††Dm†††††††† - G

my night is coloured††††††††† headache grey.

†† CDm††† - Am †††††††††C†††††† - Dm - G†††††††††† C

Daysleeper,†† ††††††daysleeper, †††††††††††††††daysleeper.

 

†††† ††††††Am†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††C†††††††††††††††† †††††††Am††††††- C

2. The bull and the bear are marking their territories,

††††† †††††††††Am††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††C†††††††††††††††††† ††††††Am†††† - C

††† theyíre leading the blind with their international glories.

††† Bb†††††††††††††††††††††† ††††Am††††††† †††††††- F†††††††††††††††††††††††† G

††† Iím the screen, the blinding light, †††††Iím the screen, I work at night.

 

††† C††††† Dm†† ††††††††- Am

I see today with a††††††† newsprint frame,

C†††††††††††††† Dm††††††††† - G

my night is coloured††††††††† headache grey.

†† C†††† ††††††††Dm†† - Am†††††††††CDm††† - G†††† †††††C

Donít wake me, ††††††††††youíre so much.†† ††††Daysleeper.

 

†††††† Am†††††††††††† ††††††C†† Am†††††††††††† †††††††††††C

3. I cried the other night, I canít even say why,

††††† ††††Am†††††††††††††† - C††††††††††††††††††††††††† - Am††††††††† †††††††††C

††† fluorescent, flat, ††††††caffeine lights, †††††††††itís furious balancing.

††† Bb††††††††††††††††††††††††† Am†††††† †††††††††- F††††††††††††††††††††††† G

††† Iím the screen, the blinding light, †††††Iím the screen, I work at night.

 

††† C††††† Dm†††††††††† - Am

I see today with a††††††† newsprint frame,

C†††††††††††††Dm††††††††† - G

my night is coloured††††††††† headache grey.

†† C†††††††††††† Dm†† - Am††††††††††† C†† Dm†† ††- G

Donít wake me,†††††††††† youíre so much.

 

 

 

 

 

††††††††††††††† C†††† Dm†††††††††† Am

+The ocean machine is set to night,

††††††††† †††††C††††††††††††† Dm†††††††††† - G

††† Iíll squeeze into heaven and ††††††††valentine.

††††††††††† C†††††† Dm†††††††††† - Am††††††††††††††††††††† C†††††††† - Dm - G

††† My bed is pulling me,†††††††† gravity, daysleeper.

††††††††††††† C†††††† - Dm - Am †††††††††††C††††††††† - Dm - G

††† Daysleeper,††††††††††††††††††† daysleeper.

††††††††††††† C†††††† - Dm - Am††††††††††† C††††††††† - Dm - G - C

††† Daysleeper, †††††††††††††††††††daysleeper.

 

 

††† (R.E.M.)