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Intro:                                                                 
xA|-----------|----------------|-------------|---------------0-|
xE|-0---------|-0-3-0-3-0-3-0--|--------0----|-----------------|
xC|-----------|---------------2|-0---------2-|-0-2-0-2-0-2-0---|
xG|---5-4-2-0-|----------------|---2--0------|-----------------|

Verse:
Am          F
Powerlines,Pohutukawa trees
           C                    G Ab Am
Make an inbetween for everything I own
                         F
Got my license on the third time
                     C                         G Ab Am
Travelling down the gravel that really is a main road
              F             
People stare, sun in my hair
          C                           G Ab Am
Window down, feel like something off a movie
                F                          C           G Ab Am
Girl dreaming of her big break and all the money she'll make

- Saving money up for next year -

Chorus:
Am              F
They're watching me
  C                   G  Ab  Am
On the big stage, red, green and mellow
  F
Young and free
           C               G Ab Am
Turn the lights on me, take three
          F        C                 G Ab Am
Oh, but all they see is a girl in stilettos
     F        C                  G Ab Am
When all I want is to get up there and sing

Verse:
Ab                      F
Thank God I don't smoke anymore
                  C         G Ab Am
Leaves me one less thing to hide
                      F 
And I don't really miss the 1950s fishermen
     C                G Ab Am
Trying to chat me up outside
                       F 
I see people's stares, feel my own tears
            C                           G Ab Am
Looking down it's like they all just wanna do me
                  F                           C        G Ab Am
Mr Understanding pulls up a chair, puts a hand on my shoulder

- Let me buy your next beer -

Chorus:
Am              F
They're watching me
  C                   G  Ab  Am
On the big stage, red, green and mellow
  F
Young and free
           C               G Ab Am
Turn the lights on me, take three
          F        C                 G Ab Am
Oh, but all they see is a girl in stilettos
     F        C                  G Ab Am
When all I want is to get up there and sing

Verse:
Ab                     F
Three Februaries feels like a century
               C                  G Ab Am
And things are spinning way out of control
               F                            C
Oh, you tell me wait a while but I'm not gonna smile
                        G Ab Am
I've decided you're an xxxxxxx
             F
People stare, sun in my hair
          C                          G Ab Am
Window down and I'm watching lots of movies
                       F             C              G Ab Am
Still dreaming of the big break and all the money can wait

- I'm saving up for next year -

Chorus:
Am              F
They're watching me
  C                   G  Ab  Am
On the big stage, red, green and mellow
  F
Young and free
           C               G Ab Am
Turn the lights on me, take three
          F        C                 G Ab Am
Oh, but all they see is a girl in stilettos
     F        C                  G Ab Am
When all I want is to get up there and sing
 
Outro: -same chord progression-
La, da, da, da, da, da, da
La, da, da, da, da, da
La, da, da, da, da, da, da
La, da, da, da, da, da
La, da, da, da, da, da, da
La, da, da, da, da, da
La, da, da, da, da, da, da
La, da, da, da, da, da    
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one Comment

  1. In the tab intro, the last note (A) is actually one register too high. It should be a lower A. But because the notes before that were D and C, you can’t go any lower because that C is the lowest note. So the end sounds messed up

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