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Avril Lavigne feat. Other Canadian artists such as K'naan, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts,
Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan, Tyler Connolly, Kardinal Offishall, Jully Black, Lights,
Deryck Whibley of Sum 41, Serena Ryder, Jacob Hoggard of Hedley, Emily Haines of
Metric/Broken Social Scene, Brandon Lehti of The Latency , Hawksley Workman, Drake, Chin Injeti,
Ima, Pierre Lapointe, Elisapie Isaac, Esthero, Corb Lund, Fefe Dobson, Nikki Yanofsky,
Matt Mays, Justin Nozuka, Mad Child and Justin Bieber. Arkells, Lamar Ashe, Torquil
Campbell, Canadian Tenors, Aion Clarke, City and Colour, Tom Cochrane, Jim Cuddy, Jim
Creeggan, Kathleen Edwards, Dave Faber, Jessie Farrell, Colin James, Pat Kordyback, 
Colin MacDonald,
Jay Malinowski, Stacey McKitrick, Suzie McNeil, Stephan Moccio, Kevin Parent, Josh
Ramsay of Marianas Trench, Red 1,  Hayley Sales, James Shaw and Shiloh.

Waving Flag
Young Artists For Haiti
2010

Here's the video link if you want to watch
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nB7L1BIDELc

Key: C then D

Tuning: Standard EADGBe

Chords Used:
C -   x32010
G/B - x2x033
Am -  x02210
G -   320003
F -   133211
C/E - 032xxx
Dm -  xx0231
D -   xx0232
Bm -  x24432
A -   x02220


Intro: C-F-Am-G-

K'naan Speaks
C                      F
  It started out as my song
              Am   G
but then it became their song
                      C
all of these artists' song
         F           Am          G
and it's going to be haiti's song


Chorus 1:
C
When I get older
F
I will be stronger
Am
They'll call me freedom
G
just like a Waving Flag


Verse 1:

K'naan:
C                G/B
Born to a throne older than Rome
Am              G
a Violent prone poor people zone

Nelly Furtado:
F                C/E
But it's my home all I have known

Sam Roberts:
Dm                G
Where I got grown but now it's gone

Avril Lavigne:
C                   G/B
Out of the darkness in came the carnage
Am                         G
threatening my our very survival

Pierre Bouvier
F                          C/E
Fractured from streets and broke all my dreams

Brandon Lehti:
    Dm                       G
now feels like defeat, don't red should retreat,


Refrain 1:
       C         G/B
So we struggling fighting to eat and
   Am        G
We wondering when we'll be free
F                  C/E
we cannot wait for some fateful day
     Dm              G
It's too far away so right now we say


Chorus 2:
C                F
When I get older I will be stronger
Am                      G                  C
They'll call me freedom,just like a Waving flag
                 F                     Am
And then it goes back and then it goes back
                 G
And then it goes back oh oh oh


Verse 2:

Lights:
C            G/B
So many wars settling scores,

Deryck Whibley:
Am                             G
All out we've been through and now there is more

Serena Ryder:
F                C/E
I heard them say love is the way

Jacob Hoggard:
Dm                 G
Love is the answer that's what they say

Emily Haines:
    C                          G/B
But we're not just dreamers of broken down river

Hawksley Workman:
Am                     G
How can we reach us if they're--- too routine far

Tyler Connoly:
F                     C/E                      Dm
This can't control us no they couldn't hold us down

Chin Injeti:
                       G
We may pick it up even though we're still


Refrain 2:
       C            G/B
So we struggling Au nom de la survie
   Am           G
We wondering Battent pour nos vie
   F                  C/E
we patiently wait for some other day
     Dm              G
It's too far away so right now we say


(Repeat Chorus 2 twice)


Bridge:

Canadian Rapper Drake:
               C
how can do the media stop covering
     G/B
it's little help from the government
      Am
we forget about the people who is struggling
     G
I'm so nevrous and awful now and then and
F                       C/E
no see we don't have to wait for things
              Dm
to break apart  if you weren't involve
  G
before it's not too late to start
C
  You probably think that it's
    G/B
too far to even have to care
Am                             G
  well take a look the way you lived
what if it happened there
F                               C/E
  You have to know that urge to make
                   Dm
a change lives but then we can be
                   G
a reason that they see the blacks rise again


(Repeat Chorus 2 sang by Nikki Yanofski)


Chorus 3: Modulate from C to D
D                G
When I get older I will be stronger
Bm                       A                  D
They'll call me freedom, just like a Waving flag
                 G                     Bm
And then it goes back and then it goes back
                 A
And then it goes back oh oh oh
(Repeat)


Outro:

Justin Bieber:
D  G
   When I get older
Bm A
   When I get older
D  G
   I will be stronger
Bm A                    D(hold)
   Just like the waving flag
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MisguidedAngel wrote on April 3 2010, 03:24 pm

The rapper in the bridge section is actually also Drake, not Mad Child. Great tab tho, fun little song to solo over with the right chords.

Go canada!

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josh rules wrote on April 5 2010, 02:21 pm

seriously? do you actually think those are the lyrics?
"a reason that they see the blacks rise again"- seriously?
"So we struggling no folder i should eat
We wondering but tounge for redeem"- really?
that part is french dumbass. listen to the song again and maybe smarten up. you almost have half the words right. almost.

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josh rules wrote on April 5 2010, 02:22 pm

everything is wrong.

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