Tent

(Stanshall)

 
           




(spoken)
So, you've no rejection, shall we say... with the ladies...
Well, uh, sometimes I want to...
All right, all right, ah ah ah ah ah


nc                      C
I'm gonna get you in my tent tent tent tent tent

                        G
Where we can both experiment ment ment ment ment

                         A               C   
Yeah yay, it's so convenient ent ent ent ent

nc                                 G  C7  G
Let's take a taxi through my tent


nc                       C
Oh, yay, my love is so inscrutable

                   G
In a stoic sort of way

                      A          C
But, by baby, it's as beautiful 

nc                D
As a tourniquet


nc
I'm gonna I'm gonna I'm gonna I'm gonna I'm gonna I'm gonna

                        C
I'm gonna get you in my tent tent tent tent tent

                            G 
Whoa whoa, it's only common sense sense sense

                               A                     C 
I know that you won't mind the stench stench stench

nc
Of the sacrament




(Instr:  C7  G7  C7  G7  D7  C7  G  C7  G)




nc                       C
I won't let this love destroy her

                         G
I can't control this paranoia

                            A        C
I'll have to get a show biz lawyer

nc
To stop me

G          C7           G           C7         G           C7
Kill smash smash thrill spill drive fight bite trap scream tear 

               G
scritch  shout


nc
Tent! Tent! Tent! Tent!



nc                        C
You'll be laughing like a lunatic

               G 
That just got away

               A           C
Howling like a hypocrite

nc                   D
At an auto-da-fe


nc                      C
I'm gonna get you in my tent tent tent tent tent

                                G
We'll find out where the woozle went went went went went

                                 A                     C
We'll fill his footprints with cement ment ment ment

nc      
We'll dance the tango in my tent




(Ending: C7  G7  C7  G7) 


[Repeat many times and fade]



NB:  

*"nc" indicates no chord is to be played.

**Seventh chords can be substituted for 
the C and G chords throughout the song, 
since the song generally has a very "seventh" 
feel about it. Experiment for yourself!


          Yeah, I know it's not Neil, it's still brilliant, though, isn't it?