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Time For Truth Tabs (ver.1)

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                15th September 2000, 5.09pm
Shaun Hand, Birmingham

TIME FOR TRUTH
(Paul Weller)


Chords used:

A:  577655
D:  x5777x
E:  x7999x
G:  355433
E:  022100 (used at '..stick together now')

(on the demo version on the box-set, there is a 'One, two, three' before the song
 starts, on 'In The City', there isn't)

A

A
What you trying to say that you haven't tried to say before?
You're just another red balloon with a lot of hot gas,
Why don't you f**k off?

D                           A
And you think you've got it worked out,
D                        A
And you think you've got it made,
D                             A
And you're trying to play the hero,
            D                      E
Oh, but you never walk home in the dark.

A
I think it's time for truth, and the truth is you've lost, Uncle Jimmy,
Admit you're a failure and decline with honour while you can.

D                           A
And you think you've got it sussed out, (Hah!)
D       E                A
And you think that we're brainwashed, (No way!)
D                           A
And you're trying to form a police state,
           D                   E
So you can rule our bodies and minds.

D                        A
Whatever happened to the great empire?
G                           D      G   D
You bastards have turned it into man - ure!
A                 G              E
Tell the young to stick together now.

A
I bet you sleep at nights in silk sheets, and a clean mind,
While killer roam the streets in numbers, dressed in blue.

D                            A
And you're trying to hide it from us,
D       E         A
But you know what I mean,
D                 A
Bring forward the six pigs,
         D                 E
We wanna see them swing so high,

Liddle Towers!

(there then follows a short guitar solo:)

  A                       G5         A5 G          A  
----------------------------------------3--3--3--3/5--|--5--5--5--5--
----------------------------------------3--3--3--3/5--|--5--5--5--5--
----------------------------------------4--4--4--4/6--|--7--6--7--6--
--7--7--5--5--5--4--4-----5--5--5--5/7--5--5--5--5/7--|--x--7--x--7-- (x2)
-----------------------5--5--5--5--5/7--5--5--5--5/7--|--7--7--7--7--
--------------------------3--3--3--3/5--3--3--3--3/5--|--5--7--5--5--

D                           A
And you think you've got it worked out,
D       E                A
And you think you've got it made,
D                             A
And you're trying to play the hero,
        D                      E
But you never walk home in the dark.

D                        A
Whatever happened to the great empire?
G                           D      G   D         
You bastards have turned it into man - ure!
A                 G              E
Tell the young to stick together now.

C'mon!

repeat the guitar solo up to the bar and then play:

  G          A                   A
--3--3--3--3/5--               --5--
--3--3--3--3/5--               --5--
--4--4--4--4/6--               --6--
--5--5--5--5/7-- (x4) then...  --7-- (x4 - last time let ring)
--5--5--5--5/7--               --7--
--3--3--3--3/5--               --5--
 

NB: Liddle Towers: Weller shouts this before the guitar solo, Liddle Towers died in
                   police custody in late 1976, the coroner's verdict of 'misadventure'
                   led the newspapers to demand a full enquiry.
            
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