Of Montreal - City Bird tab

This song could be played with the capo off, making some of the chords a lot easier, but 
making some of them a lot harder.
So I'll stick with a capo on the first fret. All chords are relative to the capo.

Some of the fingering can hurt your hand, so you might be able to find better fingerings 
the trickier chords, but I've tried to make them as painless as possible.

Also, try to let most of the notes ring, especially the highest notes of each chord.

Where the chord has one less note than the others, it is usually a spot where you slide 
the notes of the next chord.

Capo on first:

Intro: Verse:e|-3-(flute)----||-1-----1-0-------|---------------|-1-----1-0-------|b|-----------1--||-----------------|-3-----3-------|-----------------|g|-----------0--||---0-------0---0-|---3-------3---|---0-------0---0-|d|-----------2--||-----2-------2---|-----3-------3-|-----2-------2---|a|-----------3--||-3-------3-------|-5-------5-----|-3-------3-------|e|--------------||-----------------|---------------|-----------------| C Cadd4 C Bb/D Cadd4 C
e|-0-----0---------|---------3--------|-----------------|-----------------|b|---0-------0-----|-6----------------|-4-----4---------|-4-----4---------|g|-----0-------0-0-|---3---3----3-----|---5-------5-----|---4-------4---0-|d|-2-------2-------|-----5--------5-5-|-----7-------7---|-----6-------6---|a|-----------------|-6-------6--------|-8-------8-------|-7-------7-------|e|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----------------| Em Ebadd2 Eb F7 Emaj7
e|---------0-----0-|-------------||b|-3-----3---------|--1---3---1--||g|---0-------0-----|--0---0---0--||d|-----2-------2---|--2---3---2--||a|-3-------3-------|--3---3---3--||e|-----------------|-------------|| Cadd2 C C(strum these with your fingernail or a pick)
Chorus:e|----------------|-4-----4--------|-----------------|-------------------|b|-3-----3--------|---3-------3----|-4-----4---------|-1-------3---------|g|---2-------2----|-----3-------3--|---3-------3---0-|---2-------4---(5)-|d|-----4-------4--|-3-------3------|-----5-------5---|-0---4-------5-----|a|-5-------5------|----------------|-6-------6-------|---------5---------|e|----------------|----------------|-----------------|-------------------| D Bb7 Eb D7 G
e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------||b|-5-----5---------|-4-----4-------4-|-------4---------||g|---5-------5-----|---3-------3-----|---3-------3---0-||d|-----5-------5-5-|-----5-------5---|-----5-------5---||a|-7-------7-------|-6-------6-------|-6-------6-------||e|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|| C/E Eb
Solo: (flute over verse chords, and with a capo on first fret)e|-----|-3-1---|----------|----------|-----|-3-1-----|---------|-------|-|b|-1---|-------|-1--3-5---|----------|-----|------1--|-----3-5-|-------|-|g|-----|-------|----------|-0--2-4---|-3---|---------|-1-------|----0--|-|d|-----|-------|----------|----------|-----|---------|---------|-2-----|-|a|-----|-------|----------|----------|-----|---------|---------|-------|-|e|-----|-------|----------|----------|-----|---------|---------|-------|-|
Structure: Intro Verse City bird haven't you heard hasn't anybody told you? These city blocks can't hold you Your place is in the sky how can I show you? Verse City bird haven't you learned of the boundlessness of your freedom The sky is your blue kingdom You neglect your wings like you don't need them Chorus City bird maybe these hands that feed you need you Maybe you understand that city bird Solo (over verse chords) Chorus City bird maybe these hands that feed you need you Maybe you understand that city bird Verse City bird haven't you heard hasn't anybody told you? These city blocks can't hold you Your place is in the sky how can I show you? Outro: last two bars of verse again. Cheers.
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