Peter Hammill - Scissors (chords)


Chord transcription by Mikayel Abazyan mikayelabazyan@yahoo.com


Intro:
G   Cm    G   Cm


G7                  Cm
  A figure by the traffic lights,

G7                        Cm
  face washed out in the rain,

G7                       Cm
she's here once more to make her nightly

  C#
stand for love and pain.


G7                  Cm
  Her story written on her face

G7                     Cm
  reading between the lines;

G7                       Cm
  still private in this public place

       C#          C#7(no g#)
she's carefully designed

           C(c+f#+g)
her open secret.


Am
  A little secret of her own

G7          Cm           G7        Cm
  A little secret of her own


G7                   Cm
  Reliant on their charity

G7                        Cm
  to feed and clothe her kids

G7                     Cm
  she holds a card out    to the drivers,

   C#             C#7(no g#)
behind it safely hidden

             C(c+f#+g)  x2
her little secret,

                 C(c+f#+g)
for their eyes alone.


Am
  A secret for their eyes alone


Am                      Am
  And she only needs a moment of weakness,

Am                           Am
  window wound down just a crack,

Am                                  Am
  and she'll explode with all that pent-up stuff inside her

       Am
and attack

           C(c+f#+g)
with her scissors,

         C(c+f#+g)
secret scissors,

            C(c+f#+g)
sharpened scissors.


Riff bridge:
a  d#      b   c
a  d#      c  f#  c   (?)




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