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 Chorus 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 Bmin The time is gone, the song is over, Bmin7 Fmj Thought I'd something more to say.