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She's On Drugs
And you can dance
Good grief, won't you look on the dancefloor! She's got to be American; she's not from here Oh no! I can't even look away She's just far too thin and beautiful as sin We're all living in a world of poultry Eating polyester and committing adultery Calm down, boy! I'll tell you the secret It's ever so simple it really, really is
Hey! Sha-la-la-la Oo my-my She's On Drugs What's up? Hey! Sha-la-la-la Oo my-my She's On Drugs
So steady on, get a grip on yourself You just can't act like that in the theatre Where'd you get that look in your eyes Behaving like the boss of a whole new religion Said please! I thought you got savvy But you're looking like a lemon and talking like a navvy Ah I guess that's so many people's problem these days: You can see the hills - you just can't go there
Aw, it simply shouldn't ever occur If she puts her arms above her head like that again I don't know what I'll say or do Hey Charlie
Now I'm out on the street and I believe she's in distress She's got her hair in her eyes and her eyes are in a mess Hey now, I've been hoping we was going to meet Now won't you take my hand so I can help you across the street? Whooo! Talk about bloodsports! Even the spectators get killed! You can see the cars, you just can't get out of their way
Ah this simply doesn't happen to me If you have a single night like that in town again I don't know what I'd say or do Oh, but honey? I think I want to do it with you

Tablature

Guitar Tabs
D E G {intro} And you can dance D E Good grief, won't you look on the dancefloor! G She's got to be American; she's not from here D E Oh no! I can't even look away G She's just far too thin and beautiful as sin D E We're all living in a world of poultry G Eating polyester and committing adultery D E Calm down, boy! I'll tell you the secret G It's ever so simple it really, really is Chorus:
D E Hey! Sha-la-la-la Oo my-my G She's On Drugs What's up? D E Hey! Sha-la-la-la Oo my-my G She's On Drugs
D E So steady on, get a grip on yourself G You just can't act like that in the theatre D E Where'd you get that look in your eyes G Behaving like the boss of a whole new religion D E Said please! I thought you got savvy G But you're looking like a lemon and talking like a navvy D E Ah I guess that's so many people's problem these days: G You can see the hills - you just can't go there Chorus D Aw, it simply shouldn't ever occur Bm E If she puts her arms above her head like that again G D I don't know what I'll say or do Hey Charlie D E G {repeat as many times as needed} D E Now I'm out on the street and I believe she's in distress G She's got her hair in her eyes and her eyes are in a mess D E Hey now, I've been hoping we was going to meet G Now won't you take my hand so I can help you across the street? D E Whooo! Talk about bloodsports! G Even the spectators get killed! D E G You can see the cars, you just can't get out of their way Chorus D Ah this simply doesn't happen to me Bm E If you have a single night like that in town again G D I don't know what I'd say or do D E G Oh, but honey? I think I want to do it with you Chorus D E G fade

Tab by: Hank Tomczak <hankt[at]-remove-usa.net>

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Insight

The Butcher Says..
We were halfway across the rockies in supernatural British Columbia when I realised that I had never come across a song with this title before. Obviously something had to be done. Dave Francolini (a wonderful man who should not be allowed to drive) contributed some of the most hyperactive handclaps that I have ever experienced. Then we tied him up and put him with the others.

As discussed during the 1993 Snap Judgements interview, She's On Drugs appears on the soundtrack to the 1992 film Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me

Live Stats

79 documented performances (click to explore)
1990 10 (JBC)
1991 2 (JBC)
1992 16 (JBC)
1993 7
4 (Pat Solo)
3 (JBC)
1994 8 (JBC)
1995 1 (JBC)
1999 6 (JBC)
2000 12 (JBC)
2001 3 (JBC)
2002 3 (JBC)
2005 1 (Pat Solo)
2006 1 (Pat Solo)
2009 1 (JBC)
2011 1 (Pat Solo)
2013 1 (Pat Solo)
2016 1 (Pat Solo)
2017 5
1 (Pat Solo)
4 (JBC)

Media

2 Recorded Live Performances
1999-09-13 Sy Klopps Studios - San Francisco, USA
1992-04-26 Cat's Cradle - Chapel Hill, USA
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