Andrew Bird – Souverian tab

Andrew Bird Souverian Tab

(The first chord is a C major strummed down)

(Whistling bit)e---------------------------------------------------------|B---------------------------------------------------------|G----5---0--4---2-0---------------5---0-4^5^4--2--0-------|D-------------------3-2-0---------------------------3-2-0-|A--------------------------3------------------------------|E---------------------------------------------------------|
(Piano Intro)e--------------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------------|G---------0--0^2-----------------------------------------|D-------2---------2-0---0--2-3---------------------------|A--3--3---------------3---------3-2-0-2-3----------------|E-----------------------------------------3--------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------------|G------0--0^2-----------------0--------------------------|D----2--------2-0---0-2-3---3---3-2---------2-3-2-0------|A--3--------------3--------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------------------|B--------------------------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------------|D---3-2-0--------0---------------------------------------|A---------3-2--2---3-2-3---------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------|
(Fingerpick this part how you see fit) Pick C lightly G C Though bells will ring church steeples catchin' fire G C And if you promise spring then I know you are a liar (Strum this part) Am C 'Cause in the spring tender grasses won't burn easily Am Em Though thrushes sing still my lover won't return to me F C Wild parsnips, they still scald my lungs G C While thistles will burn my feet F C G C And if you join our chorus you will never fear anymore F C G C So here comes the chorus, we will meet on a fatal shore F C G Souverian, souverian, the elder Oh-oh F C G Souverian, souverian the free Oh-oh F C G Souverian, souverian we felt her Oh-oh F C So very young, so very young were we (Play the whistling melody again here) Am C Birds will sing still my lover won't return to me Am Em You promise spring still my lover won't return to me F C G Wild parsnips scald my lungs and thistles are burning my C feet F C G C So here it comes the chorus, you'll never fear anymore F C G C If you join our chorus we will meet on a fatal shore F C x4
(The piano plays this occasionally)e---3-1-0------------------------------------------------|B---------3--1-0-1---------------------------------------|G--------------------------------------------------------|D--------------------------------------------------------|A--------------------------------------------------------|E--------------------------------------------------------|
F Under the elders the older get younger C The younger get over, over their elders F C (piano) And under the elders pretend that you're older now F Under the elders the older get younger C The younger get over, over the elders F C Under the elders bending your branches down Am C We who are so very young still my lover won't return to me Am Em The thrushes sing still my lover won't return to me F C G Wild parsnips they still scald my lungs while thistles C still burn my feet Tabbed by Josh C
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