What a time to live    (video)

 

    C - F - G - C - F - G (2x)

 

       C     F          G               C       Dm                G

1. Belly pork in Ladbroke Grove, what a time to live !

      C     F               G              C           F                G

    Palestinians’ wheelchair blood, just kill for TelAviv.

         F                      G                        C                   Am

    Spanish stations still lament what waging war on terror meant.

         F            Am            F            C            Dm              G

    a waste of women, a waste of men. Oh, what time to live !

 

      C       F          G                    C       Dm                G

2. Latte world in sundrenched Hove, what a time to live,

                  C           F         G       C                    F                       G

    young mothers worship tiny broods at the church of tea and kids.

             F                 G                          C                   Am

    The little shop across the road has recently been forced to close.

                     F          Am         F           C              Dm                G

    there are bigger chains across the road. Oh, what a time to live !

 

+  C - F - G - C - F - G (2x)

 

             C             F         G           C        Dm                G

3. The car park drinkers on their seats, what a time to live,

          C           F          G           C              F                          G

    all kinds of beggars in the streets, and so much more to give.

           F                       G                     C                     Am

    So cider splattered yellow lines, a real expensive glass of wine

                   F             Am          F              C               Dm                 G

    and the buskers shouting : One More Time ! Oh, what a time to live !

 

+  C - F - G - C - F - G (2x)

 

         F                      G                         C                  Am

+  Spanish stations still lament what waging war on terror meant.

         F           Am            F            C             Dm              G                 C

   a waste of women, a waste of men. Oh, what time, what a time to live !

 

+  G - C   - - -       +  C - F - G - C - F - G (3x)     +  C - F - G - C

    (John Watts)