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Psycho Killer

Talking Heads

 

Intro (bass plays first two progressions, then drums join for next two, then full band for final two):

 

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /x6

 

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

 I can’t seem to face up to the facts

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

I’m tense and nervous and I can’t relax

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

I can’t sleep ‘cause my bed’s on fire

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

Don’t touch me I’m a real live wire

 

Chorus:

F                    G                            Am (2)

    Psycho killer, Qu'est-ce que c'est?  Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa far, better

F                   G                          C (2)

    Run run run run run run run away

F                    G                            Am (2)

    Psycho killer, Qu'est-ce que c'est?  Fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa fa far, better

F                   G                          C (2)

    Run run run run run run run away  oh, oh, oh,

F    G

oh, ayayayayay!

 

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /x2

 

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

You start a conversation, you can’t even finish it.

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

You’re talkin’ a lot, but you’re not saying anything.

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

When I have nothing to say, my lips are sealed.

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

Say something once, why say it again?

 

Chorus

 

Bridge:

Bm (2)                         G (2)

   Ce que j'ai fait ce soir-là,

Bm (2)                          G (2)

   Ce qu'elle a dit ce soir-là'

A (2)                           G (2)

  Réalisant mon espoir, Je me lance vers la gloire,

/ A - - -/ - - - G /

OK?  

 

/ A - - -/ - - - G /

Ayayayayayayayayayayayaya!

/ A - - -/ - - - G /

We are vain and we are blind

/ A - - -/ - - - G /

I hate people when they’re not polite

 

Chorus

 

jam on this progression:

/ Am - - -/ - - - G /

 

End on A

 


This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.