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XTC -- "My Bird Performs"
Transcribed by Tim Nevaker: tnevak2@gl.umbc.edu

Intro Riff:

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Main Riff and Guitar Fill:
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Verse 1: Fine art never moved my soul No vintage wine and designer clothes Verse 2: Shakespeare's sonnets leave me cold The drama stage and the high brow prose Verse 3: And you keep saying what you got You keep saying what you got Chorus:
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But my world shakes for me My bird sings sweetly
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Chorus 1: A different kind of tinsel decorates my tree A thousand Cheshire cats grin inside of me Chorus 2: The brightest fireworks are lighting up my sky The cage is open but she's no desire to fly Trumpet verse fills:
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Trumpet Solo:
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