Flagpole Sitta

Words & Music:

Harvey Danger


[octave notes:  D  E  F#  A  G  F#  E  D  C  E  C  E  D]


D5                                                   C5

I had visions, I was in them: I was looking into the mirror.

C5                                                   D5   D  A

To see a little bit clearer the rottiness and evil in me.


Fingertips have memories - I can't forget the curves of your body.

And when I feel a bit naughty, I run it up the flagpole and see

Who salutes, but no one ever does.



D5                               E5               C5                D5

Ah----- I'm not sick, but I'm not well and IÕm so hot 'cause IÕm in Hell

Ah----- I'm not sick, but I'm not well and itÕs a sin to live so well.


Been around the world and found that only stupid people are breeding.

The cretins cloning and feeding and I don't even own a TV.


Put me in the hospital for nerves and they had to commit me.

You told them all I was crazy.

They cut off my legs; now, I'm an amputee, God damn you!





D5               C5                       Bb5

I wanna publish 'zines and rage against machines.

        C5                                           D5

I wanna pierce my tongue.  It doesn't hurt, it feels fine.

D5                 C5             D5

I like to turn off time.  Kill my mind.  Kill my mind...mind.


Paranoia, paranoia - everybody's coming to get me.

Just say you never met me.

I'm running under the ground with the moles, digging holes.


Hear the voices in my head; I swear to God, it sounds like they're snoring.

But if you're bored, then you're boring.

The agony and the irony, they're killing me.


CHORUS:  [then, spoken:]  1...2...3...4....!



C5   D5   C5   D5   C5   D5


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