Twist in my sobriety    (Listen to midi)

 

    Em - C - B7 - Em  (2x)

 

    Em                                         C

1.        All God's children need travelling shoes,

B7                                         Em

    drive your problems from here.

                                      - C                  - B7                                        Em

    All good people read      good books,     now your conscience is clear.

                                   - B7                                       Em

    I hear you talk girl,       now your conscience is clear.

    Em                                      C                  - B7                           Em

2.      In the morning when I wipe my brow,        wipe the miles away,

                                   C                 - B7                                     Em

    I like to think I can be so willed,        and never do what you say.

                                   - B7                                     Em

    I'll never hear you,        and never do what you say.

 

                B7                         Em

Look, my eyes are just holograms,

                 B7                                         Em

look, your love has drawn red from my hands,

                C                                         Em

from my hands you know you'll never be,

                   B7                      Em                      B7                    Em

more than twist in my sobriety, more than twist in my sobriety,

                   B7                     Em          

more than twist in my sobriety.

 

+ Em - C - B7 - Em 

 

Em                              - C              - B7                               - Em

3. We just poked a little   empty pie    for the fun that people   had at night.

Em                                           C     - B7                         Em

    Late at night don't need hostility,       timid smile and pause to free.

    Em                                        - C           

4.        I don't care about their         different thoughts,

B7                                    Em

    different thoughts are good for me.

Em                            C                        - B7                            Em

    Up in arms and chaste and whole,        all God's children took their toll.

 

+ CHORUS         + Em - B7 - Em - B7       + Em - C - B7

 

 

 

 

Em                            C                           - Em                      C

5. Cup of tea, takes time to think, yeah,        time to risk a life, a life, a life.

Em                                    - C           

    Sweet and handsome,       soft and porky,

            B7                                      Em    B7                                      Em

    you peg out 'til you've seen the light, peg out 'til you've seen the light.

 

    Em                         - C                             - B7                                  Em

6.      Half the people       read the papers,         read them good and well,

Em                     - C                               B7                        Em

    pretty people,        nervous people, people have got to sell.

       B7                       Em

    News you have to sell.

 

                B7                         Em

Look, my eyes are just holograms,

                 B7                                         Em

look, your love has drawn red from my hands,

                C                                        Em

from my hands you know you'll never be,

                   B7                   Em             B7                          Em

more than twist in my sobriety, more than twist in my sobriety.

 

                                                              B7                   Em

+ repeat CHORUS          + More than twist in my sobriety.

 

    Em - C - B7 - Em  (2x)   + B7 - Em - B7 - Em

 

 

(orig. = capo 1st) (Tanita Tikaram)