Our Lady Peace – Is It Safe tab ver. 2

Our Lady Peace
"Is It Safe?"

From the Album "Naveed" (Sony Music Entertainment)
(Music by Mike Turner, Raine Maida, Chris Eacrett, Arnold Lanni)
(Words by Raine Maida)
(c 1994 Sony Music Publishing/Under Zenith Publishing/Seacret
Publishing/Catchit Songs/
 Lanni Songs)

Transcribed by: Bob Morgano (morgano@ici.net)
Added To UG By Mikhailo

Time:4/4

Riff #1A: (Intro Riffs/Verse Riffs) Riff #1B: ___ ___ ___ ____ | | | | | | | | | |_| |Eb|--|----|---|----|--------| Eb |--|----|---|---|---|--|-|--|--| Bb|--|----|---|----|--------| Bb |--|----|---|---|---|--|-|--|--| Gb|--|----|---|----|--------| Gb |--|----|---|---|---|--|-|--|--| Db|--7___(7)-10__(10)-------| Db |-12__(12)--9__(9)-10-10p9--|--| Ab|--0___(0)--0___(0)-------| Ab |--0___(0)--0__(0)---------10--| Db|-------------------------| Db |------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff #1C: __ __ ____ | | |\ | | | |Eb|--|--|-----|--|--|--|----|--| Bb|--|--|-----|--|--|--|----|--| Gb|--|--|-----|--|--|--|----|--| Db|--|-12\sl--|--9--|-10\sl\9--| Ab|--0--------0-----0----------| Db|----------------------------|
1 2 3 4 (This riff changes slightly a few times when it appears in the song. For the sake of space, it has only been tabbed out once.)
Riff #2: (Verse Riff #2) * __ __ ________ __ |\ | | | | | | | | | | | | Eb|-----|--|--|--|----3--|--|--|--|--|--|---|-----|--|--| Bb|-----|--1--|--3-------|--|--|--|--1--|---3-----3--1__| Gb|-----2-----0----------2__|_(2)-2-----0---0-----0--0__| Db|-------------------------|---------------------------| Ab|-------------------------|---------------------------| Db|-------------------------|---------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 ________ __ ________ ___________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Eb|--|--|--|--|--|----3--|--|--|--3--|--|--|-----|--|--|--| Bb|_(1)-|--1--|--3-------|--|--|-----|--|--|-----|--|--|--| Gb|_(0)-2-----0----------2__|_(2)----2--0--2b(3)r2--0--2--| Db|-------------------------|-----------------------------| Ab|-------------------------|-----------------------------| Db|-------------------------|-----------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 (* This riff was a bit tough. I tabbed it out as accurately as I could.)
Riff #3A: (Pre Chorus) __ __ __ __ __ __ __ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Eb|--|----|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--| Bb|--|----|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--| Gb|--5___(5)-7_(7)-7--7--8__|_(8)-8--8--7_(7)-7--7--5--| Db|--5___(5)-7_(7)-7--7--8__|_(8)-8--8--7_(7)-7--7--5--| Ab|-------------------------|--------------------------| Db|-------------------------|--------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff #3B: __ __ __ __ __ ____ _ | | | | | | | | | | | | |_| |_| Eb|--|----|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|-|---|-|--| Bb|--|----|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|--|-|---|-|--| Gb|--5___(5)-7_(7)-7--7--8__|_(8)-8--8--7--|--|-|---|-|--| Db|--5___(5)-7_(7)-7--7--8__|_(8)-8--8--7--X--X-X---X-X--| Ab|-------------------------|--------------X--X-X---X-X--| Db|-------------------------|--------------X--X-X---X-X--|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff #4A: (Chorus) Riff #4B: ____ _ __ ____ | |_| |_| | | | | |_| Eb|--|--|-|---|-|--|--|--|----||--|--|-|----------| Bb|--|--|-|---|-|--|--|--|----||--|--|-|----------| Gb|--|--|-|---|-|--|--|--|----||--|--|-|----------| Db|--|--|-|---|-|--|--|--|----||--|--|-|----------|Ab|--7--X-7---X-0--5--4--0----||--7--X-7----------| Db|--7--X-7---X-0--5--4--0----||--7--X-7----------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff #5: (Bridge) ____ ____ _____ ____ | |_| |_| | |_|_|_| | |_|Eb|--|--|-|--|-|--|--|-|-|-|--|--|-|--| Bb|--|--|-|--|-|--|--|-|-|-|--|--|-|--| Gb|--5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5-5-5--5--5-5--| Db|--5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5-5-5--5--5-5--| Ab|-----------------------------------| Db|-----------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 ____ ____ _____ __ | |_| |_| | |_|_|_| | | Eb|--|--|-|--|-|--|--|-|-|-|--|--|--| Bb|--|--|-|--|-|--|--|-|-|-|--|--|--| Gb|--5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5-5-5--5--7--| Db|--5--5-5--5-5--5--5-5-5-5--5--7--| Ab|---------------------------------| Db|---------------------------------|
1 2 3 4
Riff #6: (Guitar Solo) (When playing the last bar of the solo, erraticallybend the notehigher than what is stated in the original tab) ____ __ ______ | |_| |__| |______| | Eb|--|--|-|-----|--|---|------|---------|-------| Bb|--|--|-|----11-11--11b(13)11b(13)---11b(13)--| Gb|--|--|-|-------------------------------------| Db|--|--|-|-------------------------------------| Ab|--7--X-7-------------------------------------| Db|--7--X-7-------------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 ____ __ ______ | |_| |__| |______| |Eb|--|--|-|-----|--|---|------|---------|-------| Bb|--|--|-|----13-13--13b(15)13b(15)---13b(15)--| Gb|--|--|-|-------------------------------------| Db|--|--|-|-------------------------------------| Ab|--7--X-7-------------------------------------| Db|--7--X-7-------------------------------------|
1 2 3 4
Riff #7A: (Outro Riff) * _____ _ _ _ _____ _ |_|_|_| |_| |_| |_| |_|_|_| |_| | |Eb|--|-|-|-|------|-|--|-|----|-|----|--|-|-|-|-----|-|-----|----|----|Bb|--|-|-|-|------|-|--|-|----|-|----|--|-|-|-|-----|-|-----|----|----|Gb|--5-5-X-5------5-5--X-5----5-5----|--5-5-X-5-----5-5--sl/8----7----|Db|--5-5-X-5------5-5--X-5----5-5----|--5-5-X-5-----5-5--sl/8----7----|Ab|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|Db|----------------------------------|--------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff #7B _____ _ _ _ _____ |_|_|_| |_| |_| |_| |_|_|_| |\ | Eb|--|-|-|-|------|-|--|-|----|-|----|--|-|-|-|-----|--|--------| Bb|--|-|-|-|------|-|--|-|----|-|----|--|-|-|-|-----|--|--------| Gb|--5-5-X-5------5-5--X-5----5-5----|--5-5-X-5-----|--|--------| Db|--5-5-X-5------5-5--X-5----5-5----|--5-5-X-5-----|--|--------| Ab|----------------------------------|--------------0--1--------| Db|----------------------------------|--------------0--1--------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 (* This is a close approximation of what is going on in this section of the song. Listen to this part and inject a bit of your own feel to it.) Arrangement: Intro: |Riff 1A|Riff 1B|Riff 1A|Riff 1C| Verse 1: |Riff 1A|Riff 1B|Riff 1A|Riff 1C| |Riff 1A|Riff 1B|Riff 1A|Riff 1C| Time can't fix it fast enough, So we won't notice what is that went wrong I saw something there much too familiar A butterfly with a broken wing |Riff 2|Riff 2| She's fallen under, she's past the end Communication is down and down and down The scars have healed but they're back again We've got to believe the man must bend Pre Chorus: |Riff 3A|Riff 3B| Because if you could you'd try to destroy her And there we would be with nothing at all Chorus: |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| Is it safe to be a man? When you're tired and lonely Only the confident know where to stand Is it safe to be a man? When the world is loaded Thousands can't figure out just what they did |Riff 4B|Riff 4B| Just what they did |Riff 1A|Riff 1B|Riff 1A|Riff 1C| Verse 2: |Riff 1A|Riff 1B|Riff 1A|Riff 1C| |Riff 1A|Riff 1B|Riff 1A|Riff 1C| Time can't fix it fast enough, so we won't measure just how far below You kept pushing her, you'll have to pay back all the years that you stole |Riff 2|Riff 2| She's walking backwards, she's spun around Her ears are ringing loud and loud and loud She's on her knees, please understand It's obvious this man, he must bend Pre Chorus: |Riff 3A|Riff 3B| Because if you could all you'd try and destroy her And there we'd be with nothing at all Chorus: |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| (Repeat Chorus) Pre Solo: |Riff 5|Riff 5| Just what they, just what they did Solo: |Riff 6|Riff 6|Riff 6|Riff 6| |Riff 3B only| Outro/Chorus: |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| |Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A|Riff 4A| (Repeat Chorus) Outro etc. |Riff 7A|Riff 7A|Riff 7A|Riff 7B| bob morgano@ici.net
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