Boomtown Rats - Having My Picture Taken Chords & Tabs

 

Having My Picture Taken Chords & Tabs

Boomtown Rats Chords & Tabs

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Having My Picture Taken Chords

   
Having My Picture Taken - Boomtown Rats
(Pete Briquette/Bob Geldoff)

Intro:

E (g# f# E) E (g# f# E) G#m x2

E			 G#m
My camera sees things my eyes can't see.
E			       G#m
I have it focused from here to eternity.
B
Catch the moment, catch the light, catch your breath.
       E
Let me freeze your frame.
B 
 We'll synchronize machine and brain.


Chorus:
	  C#m
But (Hey) don't mind me...
    A		      B
I'm having my picture taken.


E			    G#m
I can choose each day who I want to be.
E			        G#m
You can choose each day who you want to see.
B						     E
We'll scan the crowd and pan the rounds of all those distant scenes.
B
 Immortalize a slice of time.


(repeat Chorus)

Refrain:
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C#m
Flash: another instant in an instamatic.
B
Click: another reflex set on automatic.
C#m
Snap: another moment of the life dramatic.
A					 B
You really should have been there it was so fantastic.

f# g# 	A			     B
	Ooooo, I'm having my picture taken.
f# g#	A			     f#
	Ooooo, I'm having my picture taken.
f# g#	A			     B
	Ooooo, I'm having my picture taken.
f# g#	A			     B
	Ooooo, I'm having my picture taken.

(guitar solo over verse and chorus)

(repeat refrain, B played in place of F#)

Coda (ala Intro):
E (g# f# E) E (g# f# E) E (g# f# E) (drums followed by camera sound effects)

E6 (hold)
	(spoken) Ooo.  Magic job.  Best I've ever done.
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