Wicked and Cruel (Difford/Tilbrook)
INTRO
D G/D (2x)

D                               G/D
 I had the rug pulled from under my feet
      C/D          G/B   D
But I didnt feel a thing
                           G/D
I can't believe the luck I seem to have
        C/D                G/B
And the joy that good luck brings
       G                    Dsus2/F#
When I die I'll return as a housefly
    Bb/F  Gm/C    Bm   Bb
And land upon her wall
                            G
So I can see who she'll end up with
        Em
If it's anyone at all
    D     Bm
Did I say that
          A                             D G/D D
How could anyone be so wicked and cruel
                          G/D
I sat and listened to the radio
  C/D                 G/B   D
A landscape of moving noise
                     G/D
She was busy looking through the curtains
    C/D               G/B
Her nose in a distant void
       G                              Dsus2/F# Bb/F
Then I thought I would come back as a spider
            Gm/C          Bm   Bb
Because she hates them so much
                                   G
They get sprayed down the bathroom plughole
      Em
Can I expect the same touch
D         Bm
Maybe not then
          A                                   D G/D D N.C. D
Because beneath it all we're wicked and cruel
                       G/D    N.C.  G/D
Shut up, listen to the radio


AD LIB:
D G/D C/D G/B


C                              Bb         G
I can't help feeling I've been stepped on


             Em
She likes to kick like a mule
    D     Bm
Did I say that
          A                             D G/D
How could anyone be so wicked and cruel
   Em                       D      Bm
If I come back as her would I love me
          A                             D G/D
How could anyone be so wicked and cruel
             Em
She likes to think I'm a fool
D            Bm
Two fools in love
          A                             D G/D
How could anyone be so wicked and cruel

Wicked and cruel

D G/D (repeat, fade to N.C. for next 5)
How could anyone be so wicked and cruel (5x)

Wicked and cruel

Cruel

Cruel

Can I expect the same touch

Maybe not

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Footnotes:

G/D:  xx0787
C/D:  xx0010
G/B:  7a9787 (where a == 10)
Gm/C: x35333
Dsus2/F#:  200230
N.C.: xxxxxx (no chord)

Throughout the verse, the bass holds a D-type thing (including over the
guitar's G/B).  If you must know, on the A string just do something like
5 5 5 7/8\7 5.

Note:  you cannot end this song without going into "There Is a Voice."  For
your safety, comfort, and convenience, the first chord of that song is
Esus4.

Chords decrypted by Geordan Rosario (geordan@csua.berkeley.edu), with not a
little squabbling with Tony Monroe (tmonroe@csua.berkeley.edu).