The State I Am In Uke tab by Belle And Sebastian

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I was surprised I was happy for a day in 197
Bm chordBm Am chordAm G chordG C chordC D chordD C chordC
I was puzzled by a dream stayed with me all day in 199
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My brother had confessed he was gay
C chordC D chordD C chordC
It took the heat off me for a while
Bm chordBm Am chordAm
He stood up with a sailor friend
G chordG C chordC D chordD C chordC (Bm chordBm - Am chordAm - D chordD)
Made it known upon my sisters wedding day
D chordD C chordC G chordG C chordC
I got married in a rush to save a kid from being deported
D chordD C chordC
Now she's in love
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I was so touched I was moved to kick the crutches
D chordD C chordC
From my crippled friend
Bm chordBm Am chordAm G chordG C chordC
She was not impressed that I cured her on the Sabbath
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So I went to confess
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When she saw the funny side we introduced my child bride
D chordD C chordC
To whisky and gin

The priest in the booth had a photographic memory
For all he had heard
He took all of my sins and he wrote a pocket novel called
The State I Am chordAm In
So I gave myself to God
There was a pregnant pause before he said ok
Now I spend my day turning tables round In Marks Spencer's
They don't seem to mind

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I gave myself to sin
Bm chordBm
I gave myself to Providence
F chordF
And I've been there and back again
Am chordAm
The state that I am in

Oh love of mine would you condescend to help me
I am stupid and blind
Desperation is the Devil's work it is the folly of a boys empty mind
Now I'm feeling dangerous riding on city buses for a hobby is sad
Lead me to a living end
I promised that I'd entertain my crippled friend
My crippled friend

 

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