STRANGE CHORDS : (On piano from bottom note up) Faug5(2nd inv.) = C# F A Fmaj(2nd inv.) = C F A Gmaj(1st inv.) = B D G Amin(add6 3rd.inv.) = F# A C E INTRO : ======= C F Emin G (over and over) VERSE 1: ======== C F Emin Dmin. Is it all in that pretty little head of yours? C F Emin Dmin. What goes on in that place in the dark? C F Emin G Well I used to know a girl and I would have sworn F G C that her name was Veronica (same chord pattern for this and all subsequent verses - listen to the CD to get the sync with words right) VERSE 2: ======== Well she used to have a carefree mind of her own and a delicate look in her eye These days I'm afraid she's not even sure if her name is Veronica CHORUS:: ======= Dmin. Faug5(2nd inv.) Do you suppose, that waiting hands on eyes, Fmaj(2nd inv.) Gmaj(1st inv.) Veronica has gone to hide? Dmin. Faug5(2nd inv.) Fmaj(2nd inv.) And all the time she laughs at those who shout Gmaj(1st inv.) her name and steal her clothes Fmaj. Veronica Amin(add6 3rd.inv.) Veronica ("Veronica" in background with the progression of G F Emin D leading back to verse) VERSE 3: ======== Did the days drag by? Did the favours wane? Did he roam down the town all the time? Will you wake from your dream, with a wolf at the door, reaching out for Veronica Well it was all of sixty-five years ago When the world was the street where she lived And a young man sailed on a ship in the sea With a picture of Veronica BRIDGE: ======= Amin. Fmin. On the "Empress of India" Bb C And as she closed her eyes upon the world and Amin. Fmin. picked upon the bones of last week's news Bb She spoke his name outloud again CHORUS: VERSE 4: ======== Veronica sits in her favourite chair and she sits very quiet and still And they call her a name that they never get right and if they don't then nobody else will But she used to have a carefree mind of her own, with devilish look in her eye Saying "You can call me anything you like, but my name is Veronica" CHORUS: OUTRO : ======= G F Emin. Dmin. C This transcription is copyright Jeff Lawrence , 1995, and cannot be retransmitted or copied without this entire document and copyright statement being attached.