Words & Music:

They Might Be Giants


Special thanks to Johnny Chimpo for the corrected chords.  These are much better!


E            A      B         E            A     B

I returned a bag of groceries accidentally taken off the

E                A    B     E

Shelf before the expiration date.

E                A      B         E            A     B

I came back as a bag of groceries accidentally taken off the

E                A            B    E   E7

Shelf before the date stamped on myself.



A                                 F#m

Did a large procession wave their torches as my head fell in the

A              F#m       B              B7

Basket and was everybody dancing on the casket?

E                   A         A/G#    F#m     A            B

Now it's over, I'm dead and I haven't done anything that I want or I'm

E       A               F#m       D       E  A  B7

Still alive and there's nothing I want to do.


I will never say the word procrastinate again.

I'll never see myself in the mirror with my eyes closed.

I didn't apologize for when I was eight and I made my

Younger brother have to be my personal slave.





A           A/G#        B       B/A

So, I won't sit at home anymore and you won't

E           E/D#          A           A/G#

See my head in the window and I won't be around

B       B/A              E               A           B

Ever anymore and I'll be up there on the wall at the store.






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