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electric light orchestra
buildings have eyes
Chords and lyrics

difficulty: intermediate



                  G       F

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

e|----------------|

B|----------------|

G|------------2-2-|

D|--------3-3-----|

A|----5-5---------|

E|3-3-------------|

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CHORDS

          E-A-D-G-B-e

G/B       x-2-0-0-0-3

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INTRO

(keyboard only)

| RIFF | % | % |

(full band)

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

VERSE

G       F              G        F     | G  F  |  G  F  |

Pretty pretty are the girls as they go by

G       F             G        F      | G  F  |  G  F  |

Chilly chilly is the air under moonlit sky

G            F                G     F

The windows watch you as you walk along

        G            F                 G       F

And the streets lead back to where you started from

CHORUS

C                            Em

The city's watching and you can't get by

          F                            Am             G/B  [ C ]

No matter where you hide, you know the buildings have eyes, too

C                             Em

This place is lonely but you can't get away

          F                          Am             G/B  [ G ]

No matter what you say, you know the buildings have eyes, too-oo-oo-oo-oo

INTERLUDE

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

VERSE

G      F             G             F        | G  F  |  G  F  |

Silly silly are the thoughts that fill your head

VERSE

G         F         G             F        | G  F  |  G  F  |

Wish I'd never set out, wish I'd stayed in bed

G          F               G         F

You see reflections from across the street

       G            F           G             F

So you better start movin' stop draggin' your feet

CHORUS

C                            Em

The city's watching and you can't get by

          F                            Am             G/B  [ C ]

No matter where you hide, you know the buildings have eyes, too

C                             Em

This place is lonely but you can't get away

          F                          Am             G/B  [ G ]

No matter what you say, you know the buildings have eyes, too-oo-oo-oo-oo

INTERLUDE

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

VERSE

G      F            G        F        | G  F  |  G  F  |

Money money, gotta get some money and run

G        F       G      F  | G  F  |  G  F  |

It's an issue I find unenviable

G           F            G       F

It doesn't matter which way you turn

        G          F                G     F

But you gotta keep trying cause you never learn

CHORUS

C                            Em

The city's watching and you can't get by

          F                            Am             G/B  [ C ]

No matter where you hide, you know the buildings have eyes, too

C                             Em

This place is lonely but you can't get away

          F                          Am             G/B  [ G ]

No matter what you say, you know the buildings have eyes, too-oo-oo-oo-oo

INTERLUDE

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

VERSE

G      F             G          F        | G  F  |  G  F  |

Funny funny how the world goes round and round

G           F          G          F     | G  F  |  G  F  |

You better watch your step don't make a sound

G            F                G    F

The windows watch you as you walk along

        G            F                 G       F

And the streets lead back to where you started from

CHORUS

C                            Em

The city's watching and you can't get by

          F                            Am             G/B  [ C ]

No matter where you hide, you know the buildings have eyes, too

C                             Em

This place is lonely but you can't get away

          F                          Am             G/B  [ G ]

No matter what you say, you know the buildings have eyes, too-oo-oo-oo-oo

OUTRO

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

G       F      | G F | 

Pretty pretty

G       F      | G F | 

Chilly chilly

G       F      | G F | 

Silly silly

G       F      | G F | 

Money money

G       F      | G F | 

Funny, funny

| G F | G F | G F | G F |

(fade out)



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