F#min                                   Amj     Riff A
Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day 
Emj                                        F#min RiffB
Fritter and waste the hours in an off hand way
F#min                                       Amj    Riff C
Kicking around on a piece of ground in your hometown
Emj                                              F#min
Waiting for someone or something to show you the way

Dmj7                           Amj7   
Tired of lying in the sunshine staying home to watch the rain. 
Dmj7                               Amj7
You are young and life is long and there is time to kill today. 
Dmj7                      C#min
And then one day you find ten years have got behind you. 
Bmin                        G F# E
No one told you when to run,      you missed the starting gun. 
Verse 2
F#min                                                    Amj  Riff E  
So you run and you run to catch up with the sun but it's sinking 
Emj                                 F#min Riff B
Racing around to come up behind you again. 
F#min                                            Amj  Riff D
The sun is the same in a relative way but you're older, 
Emj                                     F#min
Shorter of breath and one day closer to death. 

Dmj7                          Amj7
Every year is getting shorter never seem to find the time. 
Dm7                                 Amj7
Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines 
Dm7                       C#min
Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way 
The time is gone, the song is over, 
Bmin7                 Fmj
Thought I'd something more to say.