Perfect day    (intro)    (midi)

 

      E - Am     E - Am

 

    Am                          D    - G                        - C

1.        Just a perfect day,        drink Sangria         in the park,

F                            Dm                                  E

    and then later, when it gets dark, we go home.

Am           D               - G                       C

    Just a perfect day,       feed animals in the zoo,

F                       Dm                             E         - E7

    then later, a movie, too, and then home.

 

      A                D              C#m                               D   

Oh it's such a perfect day, I'm glad I spent it with you,

A                     E                             F#m         E           D

    oh, such a perfect day, you just keep me hanging on,

              F#m         E          D

you just keep me hanging on.

 

    Am              D               - G                      C

2.        Just a perfect day,       problems all left alone,

F                       Dm                             E

    weekenders on our own, it's such fun.

Am           D               - G                              C

    Just a perfect day,       you made me forget myself.

F                           Dm                  - E                               - E7

    I thought I was someone else,         someone good.

 

+ CHORUS      + F#m - E - D (3x)

 

     C#m                 G                                     D  

+           You're going to reap just what you sow.

 

       A               C#m                            G                           D 

+  Reap, reap, reap, you're going to reap just what you sow. (4x)

 

       A   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  G - D   - - - - - - - -   A

+  Reap, reap reap, what you so….w, oh, what a perfect day.

 

(orig. = capo 1st) (Various Artists / Lou Reed)

 

 

 

 

 

WHO SANG WHAT ON "PERFECT DAY"?


This special recording was made for the BBC Children In Need Charity.
There were 29 artists or groups that sang or played on the recording and appeared on the video.

In order, and with the lines they sang, they were:

ARTISTS

LINES

Lou Reed

Just a perfect day, drink sangria in the park...

Bono (of U2)

And then later, when it gets dark...

Sky (of Morcheeba)

We go home..

David Bowie

Just a perfect day...

Suzanne Vega

Feed animals in the zoo...

Elton John

Then later a movie too, and then home...

Boyzone

Oh, it's such a perfect day...

Lesley Garrett (opera singer)

I'm glad I spent it with you...

Burning Spear (reggae singer)

Oh, such a perfect day...

Bono (of U2)

You just keep me hanging on...

Thomas Allen (opera singer)

You just keep me hanging on...

Brodsky Quartet

(instrumental link)

Heather Small (of M People)

Just a perfect day...

Emmylou Harris (country singer)

Problems all left alone...

Tammy Wynette (country singer)

Weekenders on our own...

Shane McGowan (of The Pogues)

It's Such fun...

Sheona White (young musician of the year, 1997)

(instrumental link)

Dr John (R&B singer)

Just a perfect day...

David Bowie

You made me forget myself...

Robert Cray (blues singer)

I thought I was someone else...

Huey (of Fun Lovin' Criminals)

Someone good - yeah...

Ian Brodie (of Lightning Seeds)

Oh, it's such a perfect day...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gabrielle

I'm glad I spent it with you...

Dr John (R&B singer)

Oh, such a perfect day...

Evan Dando (of The Lemonheads)

You just keep me hanging on...

Emmylou Harris (country singer)

You must keep me hanging on...

Courtney Pine (jazz saxophonist) & BBC Symphony Orch

(instrumental break)

Brett Anderson (of Suede)

You're going to reap just what you sow...

Visual Ministery Choir

Reap, reap, reap...

Joan Armatrading

You're going to reap...

Laurie Anderson

Just what you sow...

Visual Ministery Choir

Reap, reap, reap...

Heather Small (of M People)

You're going to reap just what you sow - yeah...

Visual Ministery Choir

Reap, reap, reap...

Tom Jones

Oh, you're going to reap just what you sow...

Visual Ministery Choir

Reap, reap, reap...

Heather Small (of M People)

You're going to reap just what you sow - yeah...

Visual Ministery Choir

Reap, reap, reap what you sow...

Lou Reed

Oh, what a perfect day.