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Our Lady Peace tabs for Birdman

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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)
Time:4/4


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


Riff: #1  (Let Ring)
    ___________     ___________       ___________     ___________
   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |     |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |
|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|=20
|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|
|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|
|--|--14_(14)--|---|--14---|---|--|--|--14_(14)--|---|--14---|---|--|
|-14----------14_(14)-----14_(14)-|-17----------16_(16)-----16_(16)-|
|---------------------------------|---------------------------------|

    1      2       3       4         1       2       3       4
    ___________     ___________       ___________     ___________
   |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |     |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |       =20
|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|       =
  =20
|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|
|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|
|--|--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)

                                    ____      _______      ____             =
  =20
     |                             |    |    |    |__|    |    |     |      =
   =20
|----|-------------------|    |----|----|----|----|--|----|----|-----|----|
|----|-------------------|    |----|----|----|---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:*)
*
    ___________    ___________       ___________     ___________            =
  =20
   |   |   |   |  |   |   |   |     |   |   |   |   |   |   |   |           =
  =20
|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|
|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|--|
|--|---9__(9)--|--|---9__(9)--9--|--|---9__(9)--|---|---9---|---|--|
|--9-----------9_(9)-------------|-12----------11_(11)-----11---|--|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------|--|
|--------------------------------|------------------------------0--|

   1       2      3       4         1       2       3       4   =20


Riff: 4B (Let All Notes Ring Except:*)
*                                                                        =20
    ___________    ___________       ___________    ___________         =20
   |   |   |   |  |   |   |   |     |   |   |   |  |   |   |   |         =20
|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|
|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|--|---|---|---|--|---|---|---|--|
|--|---9---|---|--|---9---|---|--|--|---9---|---|--|---9---|---|--|
|--7-------7---9_(9)------9---7__|_(7)------7---9_(9)------9---|--|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------|--|
|--------------------------------|-----------------------------0--|

   1       2      3       4         1       2      3       4 =20
                                        =20

Riff: 5A
    ___      ___                        ____     ___        ______
   |   |    |   |   |      |       |   |    |   |   |      |   |__|      =20
|--|---|----|---|---|------|----|--|---|----|---|---|------|---|--|--|
|--|---|----|---|---|------|----|--|---|----|---|---|------|---|--|--|
|-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     =20
     =20

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                                    =20

                                                                           =
=20
    =20
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|------------------------|------------------------|
|---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

           =20
    ________    ______                  ____            =20
   |__|__|__|  |   |__|  |   |\  |\    |  __|  |\  |\  |\  |\
|--|--|--|--|--|---|--|--|---|\--|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--|
|--|--|--|--|--|---|--|--|---|---|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--|
|--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            =20
                                                  =20


Riff: 7B
    ____                      ____
   |  __|  |\  |\  |\  |\    |  __|  |\  |\  |\  |\                         =
   =20
|--|----|--|---|---|---|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--|
|--|----|--|---|---|---|--|--|----|--|---|---|---|--|
|--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--------------------|    =20
     ______________      ______________      ______________
    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    | =20
|---|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|---|
|---|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|---|
|---|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|----|---|
|---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=20
    ________     __________       ____________     __________=20
   |  |  |  |   |    |  |  |     |   |   |    |   |   |  |   |
|--|--|--|--|---|----|--|--|--|--|---|---|----|---|---|--|---|--|
|-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
       _____       _____________        ______     ___       _____________
      |  |  |     |   |    |    |      |   |__|   |   |     |   |    |    |=
=20
|-----|--|--|-----|---|----|----|---|--|---|--|---|---|-----|---|----|----|-=
--|
|----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
    ______     ___       _____________        ______     ___   =20
   |   |__|   |   |     |   |    |    |      |   |__|   |   |   |     |
|--|---|--|---|---|-----|---|----|----|---|--|---|--|---|---|---|-----|--|
|--|--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--|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------|=
=20

   1          2         3        4           1          2       3     4
=20
Arrangement:


Intro/First Verse:

| Riff 1 |=20
Hopelessly, a man starts to ...
| Riff 1 |
Once was there, you never ...
| Riff 1 |
How do you think those words ...
| Riff 1 |
He's harmless enough so you let ...

?

| Riff 2 | (slight feedback)|
I can't see him but he's ...

 =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 ...
| Riff 4A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 |
All of your daydreams are a ...
| Riff 5A | Riff 5B |
Now do you feel when he calls your ...
the same
| Riff 5A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 |
Yeah, do you know when he pulls ....


Pre Chorus:

| Riff 6 |
Get it on, get it on, get it ...


Chorus:

| Riff 7A | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, Nobody's right, the....
| Riff 7B | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, Nobody's right, ....


Main Riff:

| Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 | Riff 3 |

Third Verse:

| Riff 4A | Riff 4B |
How do you forget a stranger tha...
| Riff 4A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 |
We arm ourselves when ....
| Riff 5A | Riff 5B |
Now do you feel when it comes to....
quite right...
| Riff 5A | Riff 3 | Riff 3 |
Yeah, do you know? Does it make ....


Pre Chorus:

| Riff 6 |
Get it on, get it on, get ....


Chorus:

| Riff 7A | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, Nobody's right, ...
| Riff 7B | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, Nobody's ...


Bridge:

| Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 |
| Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 |
I feel him, ...
| Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 |
I feel him, I feel ....


Solo:

| Riff 9 |
How do we find ....
=20

Chorus:

| Riff 7A | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, nobody's right, ...
| Riff 7B | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, nobody's right, but I ...
| Riff 7B | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, nobody's ...
| Riff 7B | Riff 7B |
Nobody's wrong, nobody's right, ...
| Riff 7B | Riff 7B |
Get it on, get it on, get it on, get it ....
on...
| Riff 7B | Riff 7B |
Get it on, get it on, get it ....


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 ...
| Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 |
I feel him ...
| Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 |
I feel him hide, ....
| Riff 8 | Riff 8 | Riff 8 | (ends very loosely)

Almost there ...

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