Messed Around (Difford/Tilbrook)
Intro: E     E

E
She wants to give up love for good

E
She kicks the fence and splits the wood

E                  A7
She cries her eyes out in the rain 

            E
She swears aloud and so again

B7  A7    E
She feels messed around

E
She takes her coat off as it pours

E
The passing daytime she ignores

E           A7       
Sits with a problem on a bench

             E
And with her heel she digs a trench

B7  A7    E
She feels messed around

E
She rips her skirt and tears her dress

E
Climbing over his garden fence

E          A7
Mud on her mourning as tears still fall

         E
She's in no mood for love at all

B7  A7    A7
She feels messed around

    B7                   A7
Her door won't shut, her match won't light

    B7                 A7
The bulb went out, her skirts too tight

B7  A7    E
She feels messed around

    B7                     A7
The words don't match, her heart won't heal

    B7                   A7
The phone won't pip, her fruit won't peel,

B7  A7    E
She feels messed around


Solo Chords (ad lib): E A E B A E (keyboards)

                      E A E B A E (guitar)

    F#m                       B7
She left her self open to him all the time

    F#m                    B7
But always kept off of his cloud

F#m                       B7
All the king's horses and all the king's men

E                     B
Have come to mess a - round

E
She wants to give up love for good

E
She kicks the fence and splits the wood

E                  A7
She cries her eyes out in the rain 

            E
She swears aloud and so again

B7  A7    E
She feels messed around

B7  A7    E
She feels messed around

B7  A7    E
She feels messed around

Transcribed by John P. Goushian