alt-J - Portrait: chords

Bm
Tell me how you wanna be portrayed, now
You can have it all,
you know that you can have it all
        A                 G       D
That I love you, yeah, I love you
Bm
Donatello, Frida Kahlo, Holbein
You can have it all,
you know that you can have it all
        A                G       D
That I love you, yeah I love you

    Bm
Now paint me a picture
                                      D
And draw yourself drawing a piece of paper
with pencil
                                        Em
‘Cause you can’t afford to misrepresent me
                         G
I want an imitation of reality

Bm
Gather all your kings and other things
That you know my good
You might tell me what, ‘cause
    D                                Em
Do you think that these are my good nature
                         G
You establish this good nature

G
Buy me aristocracy
Now listen to me, yeah,
       D
Your whores come and go to sit with me
            G
I wanna be seen in a hundred years
                             D
As you see me now, so don’t hesitate
                      A
Make my portrait made
So paint me now

Bm                   D                       Em
You didn’t want to know, you didn’t want to see
                                              Bm
You threw it in the fire, you threw it in the fire
                      D                     Em
And then you took my eyes, so I could never be
The painter of your boy
And then I go:
 G                   A
King, for king, oh, king, bring the guillotine

You didn’t want to know, you didn’t want to see
You threw it in the fire, you threw it in the fire
And then you took my eyes, so I could never be
The painter of your boy
And then I go:
King, for king, oh, king, bring the guillotine
Bring the guillotine

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