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Verse 1GOnCe fine day near the end of the tax year CMr Richards was gripped by a new fear DWho would Ambe at hCis rDetirement parGtyC
Verse 2GAnCd though he still had years to go before he CSlipped over the edge of the workforce DThe question rAmemained and in his Cwake there Dcame an armyG C
ChorusEmWhat price cCreature comfortsG, what is thDis life really all about? EmHe drew a liCne betweenG work and liviDng, and work was winning out EmAnd he worked for Chalf his lifGe, to spend the Dend just feeling tired out EmThat's when hCis roof caved in Ba G C
Verse 3GAnCd so he made a list of all the people he worked with CAnd cut it down to the ones he got on with DPaired each Amone off with the Cdecade of Dhis career G C
Verse 4GAnCd then he thought of all his friends from back home CThe crazies, the ladies, the lovers he'd known DAnd then he looked around his Amoffice and wCondered why Dhe was still hereG C
ChorusEmWhat price cCreature comfortsG, what is thDis life really all about? EmHe drew a liCne betweenG work and liviDng, and work was winning out EmAnd he worked for Chalf his lifGe, to spend the Dend just feeling tired out EmThat's when he realised that he sGcrimped and saved all his precious days FSo he could buy icers and microwaves EmAnd he only looks Dforward to his Cholidays That's when his roof caved in.
BridgeDAnd it would be nEmice to have holiday Amhomes and Chealthy bank C/Bstatements and Amfat little kiDds, DAnd I guess you can be Emhappy to dream all your Amdreams as camcCorder recoC/Brds Amof the things that you Ddid, DBut as soon as your Emsleeping does it really Ammatter what Cmattress you C/Bhappen Amto be sleeping onD? DAs long as your lEmiving and your having fun; Fhe always laughed at the drop-outs, that he could Cnever live that way.G C But the Ftruth is Mr Richards was a Fcoward, he was afEmraid. Instrumental Break. Em C G D Em C G G F F G Em C Final Verse: CMrG Richards decided on the very next morning CTo make his life and work the same thing DCleared he Amdesk, he hit the rCoad and he nDever retiGred.
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