Talkin' Scarlet

Tuning:  EbAbC#F#BbEb  (i.e. down half step)

Chords:

Amaj7002120
A7002020
A7sus4002030
Dmaj7000222
Ebdim001212
Edim002323
Fmaj7003210
Fdim003434
F#dim004545
Gmaj7320002
G6005430
G#dim006767

D        C#m7     Bm7       |Amaj7  Fdim  x2|
Carry no bright torches for me

D           C#m7 Bm7     
You hide under    the eiderdown
Amaj7               Fdim           C#m     Dmaj7
All you can't sweep underneath the car-  pet
D        C#m7     Bm7
When you covet   your neighbor's wife,
Amaj7            Fdim                C#m      Dmaj7
Scalding marks appear, you're talking scar  - let

A     Asus4   A      Ebdim  
Kid   your   -self   that   
Dm     Edim      F#dim      G#dim  Dmaj7     C#m    Bm7
It's   pla       -ton      -ic     love. . .

Amaj7          Fdim              
Best of friends - eyes all smiling -
Amaj7             Fdim
Watch them turn -  to iron filings

Chorus
D      C#m7      Bm7
I will stay late one evening      
     Dmaj7        Amaj7                     
While moonstruck beside her,
    A                  Fdim 
I'll break the bonds of friendship one by one
C#m7    Dmaj7   Amaj7                 Fdim
I'll tell her   I'm more than some friendly fellow
D      C#m7    Bm7
I will say, "How ya doin?"
  Dmaj7    Amaj7       
So casually she never suspects
   A                     Fdim
I'm harboring thoughts of kissing her neck
  C#m7                  Dmaj7    
I think my mouth's been drinking,
Amaj7              Fdim
My basest thoughts do the thinking
D         C#m7  Bm7 Amaj7   Fdim
You've no shame     when Scarlet us your name
D        C#m7   Bm7    Amaj7   Fdim
Trust in flames:    Scarlet is your name

A7   A7sus4    Gmaj7                G6    
Yes  he's      crying in his sleep,
A7  A7sus4     G6                       Fdim
Yes he's       thoroughly miserable for me
Fmaj7                G   A7sus5      G6  
Losing his looks for me -  Losing

Amaj7E7F#m7Dmaj
A       Asus4   A       Ebdim 
Dm      Edim    F#dim   G#dim    Dmaj7      C#m    Bm7

Amaj7          Fdim            
Certain themes keep recurring -
Amaj7   Fdim
Boundaries start a-blurring

Chorus
D      C#m7     Bm7
I will stay late one evening
     Dmaj7      Amaj7                     
While moonstruck beside her,
    A                  Fdim  C#m7
I'll break the bonds of friendship one by one
    Dmaj7   Amaj7                 Fdim
I'll tell her   I'm more than some friendly fellow
D      C#m7    Bm7
I will say, "How ya doin?"
  Dmaj7    Amaj7         
So casually she never suspects
   A                     Fdim
I'm harboring thoughts of kissing her neck
  C#m7                 Dmaj7    
I think my mouth's been drinking,    
Amaj7              Fdim
My basest thoughts do the thinking
D     C#m7  Bm7
Oh my God someone tell her
  Dmaj7              Amaj7         
I know she's a star, celestial feast;
      A                     Fdim
In the zoo of my heart she's thrown to the beast
    C#m7         Dmaj7   
Tell her the mouse here beside her,    
Amaj7        Fdim
Won't always be denied her
D       C#m7    Bm7               Amaj7   Fdim
I've no shame    Scarlet us my name
D        C#m7   Bm7  Amaj7   Fdim
Trust in flames:    Scarlet is my name

D     C#m7       Bm7        Amaj7
Carry no bright torches for me


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