You're My Drug

(Sir John Johns)

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Recordings

  1. Album version, 3'16.
    Performed by The Dukes of Stratosphear.
    Released on Psonic Psunspot.

    Andy: “ ‘You're My Drug’ is meant to be a mixture of ‘Monterey’ by The Animals and ‘So You Want To Be A Rock And Roll Star’. Monterey is a favourite joke — I dunno what Californians thought of Eric Burdon. He was a Newcastle dwarf, a gnarled Geordie mystic! It was an XTC song, but it was too much like the Byrds; the chord change is so West Coast. So we thought let The Dukes do it like The Byrds!”
    Gary Pig Gold: “ ‘So You Wanna Be a Rock and Roll Star’ (bass line and percussion and 12-string fills).”

Art

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Lyrics

You take me to heaven from deeper than hell ever dug
And you fly me higher than a trip on a magical rug
Confessions unravel
You bang with your gavel
And here I stand guilty
In a court where you are the judge
You're the drug
You've got to come on round and pick me up
You've my drug
And I don't ever know if I can give you up
Well you bring me colour where once I had just black and white
Now I have rainbows appearing round here in the night
Our true loving is growing
And passion is flowing
Well I don't need any cigarettes or beer from a jug
You're my drug
You've got to come on round and pick me up
You're my drug
Well you can slow me down or quick me up
You're my drug
Well you can spill me down and lick me up
You're my drug
And I don't ever know if I can give you up

© 1987 Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.


Chords and Tablature

Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 22:37:37 -0400
From: "J. D. Mack" <jdmack01 (at) verizon dot net>
Subject: For the practicing duke
Message-ID: <4E8BC2F1.5070706 (at) verizon dot net>
For anybody who wants them, I have attached two .pdf files.  One is the
vocal parts for "You're My Drug," which are downright challenging.  The
other is the guitar duet that comes in towards the end of the B section
of "The Affiliated," complete with tablature.

J. D.

Date: Sun, 6 Dec 1998 13:22:53 +0000
From: Tim Harris <wordsrus (at) wordsrus dot demon dot co dot uk>
Subject: chords for You're My Drug
Message-ID: <ci8snGAtUoa2EwwN (at) wordsrus dot demon dot co dot uk>


You're My Drug

F#9 (99989X)                                     Bbm9 (22202X)
You take me to heaven from deeper than hell ever dug
   F#9                                         Bbm9
And you fly me higher than a trip on a magical rug
D (577755)    Dmaj7 (576755)
Confessions unravel
                   D7 (575755)
You bang with your gavel
                 G
And here I stand guilty
     C                       C#9 (44434X)
In a court where you are the judge
           F#9
You're the drug

You've got to come on round and pick me up

You've my drug

And I don't ever know if I can give you up
                                                         Bbm9 etc
Well you bring me colour where once I had just black and white
Now I have rainbows appearing round here in the night
Our true loving is growing
And passion is flowing
Well I don't need any cigarettes or beer from a jug
You're my drug
You've got to come on round and pick me up
You're my drug
Well you can slow me down or quick me up
You're my drug
Well you can spill me down and lick me up
You're my drug
And I don't ever know if I can give you up

--
Tim Harris

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