Humiliation (The National)

A - G - D - A A G 1. I survived the dinner and the air went thinner D A I retired to the briars by the pool, it gets so loud A G If I die this instant, taken from a distance D A They would probably list it down, among other things 'round town Em D A R: Got my rings around me, I got baby to pound me A I see stars and go weak, my baby cries and lays me down Em D A In the skies over black Venice, I see eyes of a white menace A The surprise of the week, is that I never heard the sound 2. All the L.A. women, fall asleep while swimmin' I got paid to fish 'em out and then one day I lost the job And I cried a little, I got fried a little Then she laid her eyes on mine, and she said, "Babe, you're better off" R: I got my rings around me, I got baby to pound me I see stars and go weak, my baby cries and lays me down In the skies over black Venice, I see eyes of a white menace The surprise of the week, is that I never heard the sound Am G D A Tunnel vision lights my way Am G D A Lead a little life today A G D A As the free-fall advances, I'm the moron who dances, ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah A G D A I was teething on roses, I was in guns and noses, ah-ah-ah-ah-ah-ah Am G A Under the withering white skies of humiliation Am G A Under the withering white skies of humiliation Am G D A Tunnel vision lights my way Lead a little life today Tunnel vision lights my way Lead a little life today Bm C Bm C She wore blue velvet, said she can't help it Bm C Bm C She wore blue velvet, said she can't help it Bm C Bm C She wore blue velvet, said she can't help it