Our Lady Peace - The Birdman tab

Bob Morgano 

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Our Lady Peace
"Birdman"
>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)

Time:4/4

Tuning: 6-Eb 5-Ab 4-Db 3-Gb 2-Bb 1-Eb

Riff: #1 (Let Ring) ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ||--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--||--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--||--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--||--|--14_(14)--|---|--14---|---|--|--|--14_(14)--|---|--14---|---|--||-14----------14_(14)-----14_(14)-|-17----------16_(16)-----16_(16)-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--| |--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--||--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--||--|--14---|---|---|--14---|--14--|--|--14---|---|---|--14---|---|--||-12------12--14_(14)-----14------|-12------12--14_(14)-----14_(14)-||---------------------------------|---------------------------------| =20 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff: 2 Riff: 3 (Let Ring)
____ _______ ____ | | | | |__| | | | |----|-------------------| |----|----|----|----|--|----|----|-----|----||----|-------------------| |----|----|----|---15p14----|----|----17~v--||----|-------------------| |----|----|----|-----------14----|----------||----2-------------------| |----|----|----|----------------14----------||----2-------------------| |----|----|----|----------------------------||----0-------------------| |----0___(0)__(0)---------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff: 4A (Let All Notes Ring Except:*)* ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--||--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--||--|---9__(9)--|--|---9__(9)--9--|--|---9__(9)--|---|---9---|---|--||--9-----------9_(9)-------------|-12----------11_(11)-----11---|--||--------------------------------|------------------------------|--||--------------------------------|------------------------------0--|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff: 4B (Let All Notes Ring Except:*)* ___________ ___________ ___________ ___________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--||--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--||--|---9---|---|--|---9---|---|--|--|---9---|---|--|---9---|---|--||--7-------7---9_(9)------9---7__|_(7)------7---9_(9)------9---|--||--------------------------------|-----------------------------|--||--------------------------------|-----------------------------0--|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff: 5A ___ ___ ____ ___ ______ | | | | | | | | | | | | |__| |--|---|----|---|---|------|----|--|---|----|---|---|------|---|--|--||--|---|----|---|---|------|----|--|---|----|---|---|------|---|--|--||-16_(16)_(16)_16-(16)___(16)---|-19_(19)_(19)-18_(18)___(18)-14-14--||-------------------------------|------------------------------------||-14_(14)_(14)_14-(14)___(14)---|-17_(17)_(19)-16_(16)___(16)-12-12--||-------------------------------|------------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff: 5B ___ _____ ____ _____ | | | | | | | | | __| | ||--|---|----|-----|---|------|---|--|----|----|-----|----|------|--||--|---|----|-----|---|------|---|--|----|----|-----|----|------|--||-14_(14)_(14)/s/16_(16)___(16)--|-14__(14)_(14)/s/16__(16)___(16)-||--------------------------------|---------------------------------||-12_(12)_(12)/s/14_(16)___(14)--|-12__(12)_(14)/s/14__(14)___(14)-||--------------------------------|---------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Riff: 6
|------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||------------------------|------------------------||---5________(5)---------|---4___(4)----3___(3)---||---5________(5)---------|---4___(4)----3___(3)---||---3________(3)---------|---2___(2)----1___(1)---|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Riff: 7A
________ ______ ____ |__|__|__| | |__| | |\ |\ | __| |\ |\ |\ |\|--|--|--|--|--|---|--|--|---|\--|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--||--|--|--|--|--|---|--|--|---|---|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--||--9--9--9--9--9---X--X--|---|---|--|--7----7--7---|---|---|--||--9--9--9--9--9---X--X--9---8---7--|--7----7--7---5---6---7--||--7--7--7--7--7---X--X--9---8---7--|--5----5--5---5---6---7--||------------------------7---6---5--|--------------3---4---5--|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Riff: 7B ____ ____ | __| |\ |\ |\ |\ | __| |\ |\ |\ |\ |--|----|--|---|---|---|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--||--|----|--|---|---|---|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--||--9----9--9---|---|---|--|--7----7--7---|---|---|--||--9----9--9---9---8---7--|--7----7--7---5---6---7--||--7----7--7---9---8---7--|--5----5--5---5---6---7--||--------------7---6---5--|--------------3---4---5--|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Riff: 8 (Note: The time signature on this one riff is 6/4)=20
|--------------------Slightly Muted--------------------| ______________ ______________ ______________ | | | | | | | | | | | | |---|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|---||---|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|---||---|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|---||---9----9----9----7----7----7---10---10---10---12---12---12---||---7----7----7----5----5----5----8----8----8---10---10---10---||--------------------------------------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 5 6
Riff: 9 (Guitar Solo) ________ ________________ _________ _________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ||--|--|--|--|---|---|--|---------|--|---|---|--|--|---|---|--|--|--||-12-12-12-12_(12)-12-12--------12__|_(12)-12-12-12_(12)-12-12-12--||-12-12-12-11_(11)-11-11-(11)/h\12__|_(12)-12-12-11_(11)-11-11-11--||-----------------------------------|------------------------------||-----------------------------------|------------------------------||-----------------------------------|------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 ________ __________ ____________ __________ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | ||--|--|--|--|---|----|--|--|--|--|---|---|----|---|---|--|---|--||-12-12-12-12_(12)--12-12-12--|-12_(12)-12----|---|--14-14_(14)-||-12-12-12-11_(11)--11-11-11--|-12_(12)-12/s/14_(14)-14-14_(14)-||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------||-----------------------------|---------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 _____ _____________ ______ ___ _____________ | | | | | | | | |__| | | | | | ||-----|--|--|-----|---|----|----|---|--|---|--|---|---|-----|---|----|----|---||----12-12--|-----|---|----|----|---|--|--12-12--12---|-----|---|----|----|---||----12-12-11~v_(11)-11~v-11~v-11~v-|-12--12-12--12--11~v_(11)-11~v-11~v-11~v-||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------||-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 ______ ___ _____________ ______ ___ | |__| | | | | | | | |__| | | | ||--|---|--|---|---|-----|---|----|----|---|--|---|--|---|---|---|-----|--||--|--12-12--12---|-----|---|----|----|---|-12--12-12--12--12--14----10--||-12--12-12--12--11~v_(11)-11~v-11~v-11~v-|-12--12-12--12--12--14----10--||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------||-----------------------------------------|------------------------------|
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 =20 Arrangement: Intro/First Verse: | Riff 1 |=20 Hopelessly, a man starts to feed your day | Riff 1 | Once was there, you never looked back | Riff 1 | How do you think those words might just fade away? | Riff 1 | He's harmless enough so you let him in and now you'll pay ? | Riff 2 | (slight feedback)| I can't see him but he's stuck in my thoughts ?=20 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Ooh Yeaheeee! Second Verse: | Riff 4A | Riff 4B | How does it feel when you can't concentrate? I just stare | Riff 4A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | All of your daydreams are a seesaw for him to play on | Riff 5A | Riff 5B | Now do you feel when he calls your name? You plug your ears but, it's not the same | Riff 5A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Yeah, do you know when he pulls you back? Oh, he pulls you back, back, back Pre Chorus: | Riff 6 | Get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on... Chorus: | Riff 7A | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, Nobody's right, the BIRDMAN wouldn't lie... | Riff 7B | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, Nobody's right, but I just can't trust him tonight... Main Riff: | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Third Verse: | Riff 4A | Riff 4B | How do you forget a stranger that plagues your days...=20 | Riff 4A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | We arm ourselves when there's nothing to fear right? Wrong... | Riff 5A | Riff 5B | Now do you feel when it comes to pass? There's something there but, It's not quite right... | Riff 5A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Yeah, do you know? Does it make you mad? Oh, it makes you mad, mad, mad... Pre Chorus: | Riff 6 | Get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on... Chorus: | Riff 7A | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, Nobody's right, the BIRDMAN wouldn't lie... | Riff 7B | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, Nobody's right, but I can't trust him tonight... Bridge: | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | I feel him, I feel him close... | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | I feel him, I feel him hide... Solo: | Riff 9 | How do we find out...=20 =20 Chorus: | Riff 7A | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, nobody's right, the BIRDMAN wouldn't lie... | Riff 7B | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, nobody's right, but I can't trust him tonight... | Riff 7B | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, nobody's right, the BIRDMAN wouldn't lie... | Riff 7B | Riff 7B | Nobody's wrong, nobody's right, people I know you people... | Riff 7B | Riff 7B | Get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on, and on and on... | Riff 7B | Riff 7B | Get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on, get it on... Outro: | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | I feel him... | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | I feel him close, I feel him... | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | I feel him close, I feel him hide... | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | I feel him hide, yeah, yeah, yeah... | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | (ends very loosely)
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