Chord transcription by Jose Javier Glaria <>, 17/10/97. Comments and corrections welcome, though fast response not promised.

Notation: Modifications to the nominal chord by indication of the string (1 is high E) and fret. Examples: E(3-0) would be Em. Em(2-3) would be Em7.

In this song, the music is somewhat ugly, but serves very well the purpose of stressing the lyrics.

Killer (H To He, Who Am The Only One)

D G F (several times)

D                  F
 So you live in the bottom of the sea,

         G                  D         G F
and you kill all that come near you...

D                F           G                        D         G F
 but you are very lonely, because all the other fish fear you...

D                  G      F       D                    G  F 
 And you crave companionship and someone to call your own;

D                  G            F  D                     G   F
 because for the whole of your life you've been living alone.

[same as previous]
On a black day in black month
at the black bottom of the sea,
Your mother gave birth to you and died immediately...
'Cos you can't have two killers living in the same pad
and when your mother knew that her time had come
she was really rather glad.

 F# G B C#

[following chords: A means A(1-3,3-3) and the others, the same hand position
but shifted of fret (e.g. A# means (1-4,2-3,3-4,4-3) (and it's only
a gessing)]

 G    G#   F  G    G    G#   F  G
Death in the sea, death in the sea,

 G   G# F   G     F   G    D#   F   F   G    D#   F
somebod_y please come and help me, come and help me

 D  D#  C      D   D  D#  C      D
Fishes can't fly, fishes can't fly,

 D  D#  C    D    C   D   A# C   C   D   A# C C D A# C A# G# A# A# C G# A#
Fishes can't and neither can I, neither can I...

A# C G# A# A# C G#

G D F C [x 4]

[strange part, not transcripted]

G D F C [x 6]

[musical part, similar to "Death in the sea... "]

G D F C [x 6]

[same as 1st]
Now I'm really rather like you,
for I've killed all the love I ever had
by not doing all I ought to and by leaving my mind coming bad.
And I too am a killer, for emotion runs as deep as flesh
and I too am so lonely, and I wish that I could forget

[similar to "Death in the sea...", though abreviated:]
We need love,
We need love,
We need love... ... ...

G D F C [x 6]

[strange ending part]