The Importance Of Being Idle Uke tab by Oasis

8 Chords used in the song: Am,Em,E,F,C,B7,Dm,G

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Am Am Em Em (x3) Am Am E E Am Am

Am Am F F
i sold my soul for the second time
C C B7 B7 E E
cos the land, it don't pay me
Am Am F F
i begged my landlord for some more time
C C B7 B7 E E
he said "son, the bills are waiting"
Am Am F F
my best friend called me the other night
C C B7 B7 E E
he said "man, are you crazy?"
Am Am F F
my girlfriend told me to get a life
C C B7 B7 E E
she said "boy, are you lazy"


Dm Dm Am Am
but i don't mind
Dm Dm Am Am
as long as there's a bed beneath the stars that shine
Dm Dm Am Am
i'll be fine
F F
if you give me a minute, a man's got a limit
G G E E
i can't get a life if my heart's not in it...

(instrumental)
Am Am F F C C B7 B7 E E


Dm Dm Am Am
i don't mind
Dm Dm Am Am
as long as there's a bed beneath the stars that shine
Dm Dm Am Am
i'll be fine
F F
if you give me a minute, a man's got a limit
G G E E
i can't get a life if my heart's not in it...

(repeat intro)
F F Am Am

Am Am F F
i lost my faith in the summertime
C C B7 B7 E E
cos it don't stop raining
Am Am F F
the sky all day is as black as night
C C B7 B7 E E
but i'm not complaining
Am Am F F
i begged my doctor for one more line
C C B7 B7 E E
he said "son... words fail me"
Am Am F F
it ain't no place to be killing time
C C B7 B7 E E
i guess i'm just lazy

Dm Dm Am Am
i don't mind
Dm Dm Am Am
as long as there's a bed beneath the stars that shine
Dm Dm Am Am
i'll be fine
F F
if you give me a minute, a man's got a limit
G G E E
i can't get a life if my heart's not in it...

(repeat intro)

Am Am F F (ends with Am Am)

 

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About this song

"The Importance of Being Idle" is a song by the English rock band Oasis from their sixth album, Don't Believe the Truth, written and sung by lead guitarist Noel Gallagher. It was the second single released from the album in the UK, on 22 August 2005, where it debuted at number one (see 2005 in music). It was also the first time that Oasis earned two successive number ones in the same calendar year.