St Swithens Day

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the # #song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. # #------------------------------------------------------------------------------# Transcribed by Craig Coventry ( 17 November 2001 (In memory of Kirsty) ST SWITHINS DAY by Kirsty MacColl (written by Billy Bragg) C G Thinking back now F C G I suppose you were just stating your views C G What was it all for F C G For the weather or the battle of Agincourt F G And the times that we all hoped would last Am F Like a train they have gone by so fast F C G And though we stood together at the edge of the platform C G We were not moved by them C G With my own hands F C G As I make love to your memory C G It's not the same F C G I miss the thunder I miss the rain F G And the fact that you don't understand Am F Casts a shadow over this land C G C G But the sun still shines from behind it Thanks all the same But I just can't bring myself to answer your letters It's not your fault But your honesty touches me like a fire The polaroids that keep us together Will surely fade away Like the love that we spoke of forever On St. Swithins Day