You're So Vain

Words & Music:

Carly Simon


Am7                                     F              Am7

You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht.

                                                  F                 Am7

Your hat strategically dipped below one eye; your scarf, it was apricot.

        F       G      Em7   Am7     F                  C

You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte.

            G                  F

And all the girls dreamed that they'd be your partner, that they'd be your partner.



C                       Dm7                          C

And you're so vain, you probably think this song is about you.

          Am7        FM7                         G

You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you.


Don't you?  Don't you?


You had me several years ago, when I was still quite naive.

Well, you said that we make such a pretty pair & that you would never leave.

But you gave away the things you loved, and one of them was me.

I had some dreams -- there were clouds in my coffee, clouds in my coffee.




Well, I hear you went up to Saratoga & your horse naturally want.

Then you flew your Learjet up to Nova Scotia to see a total eclipse of the sun.

Well, you're where you should be all the time and when you're not you're with

Some underworld spy or the wife of a close friend, wife of a close friend.




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