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Florence and the Machine - Bird Song      

UG changed the formatting of my tab, but you get the idea : )


      F      C
e|----1------0-----|
B|----1------1-----|
G|----2------0-----|
D|----3------2-----|
A|----1------3-----|
E|----1------0-----| 

      E7     Am
e|----0------0-----|
B|----0------1-----|
G|----1------2-----|
D|----0------2-----|
A|----2------0-----|
E|----1------0-----| 

Standard Tuning EADGBE

Starting pitch  - A String (2nd string) 3rd fret
 	
Well I didn't tell anyone but a bird flew by,
saw what I done he set up a nest outside
and he sang about what I'd become,

        F                        C
He...sang so loud,            sang so      clear     
e|---1-----1-------------------0-----0----------------|
B|-----1---------1---------------1----------1---------|
G|-------2---------2---------------0----------0-------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

       E7                        Am
       
     I was afraid all the     neighbors would hear
e|---0-----0---------------------0-----0--------------|
B|-----0-------------0-------------1-----------1------|
G|-------1-------------1-------------2-----------2----|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


     F                        C
      so I invited him in  just to reason with him,     
e|---1-----1-------------------0-----0----------------|
B|-----1---------1---------------1----------1---------|
G|-------2---------2---------------0----------0-------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|



    E7                        Am
       
   I promised I wouldn't         do it again
e|---0-----0--------------------------------0---------|
B|-----0----------0-----------------------1-----------|
G|-------1-----------1-----------------2--------------|
D|----------------------------------2-----------------|
A|-------------------------------0--------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


But he sang...      ***strum pattern = down--down--down-up down up down***

    F                             C
 louder and louder inside the house, and now I couldn't get him out 
e|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---1--1-1-1-1---|
B|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
D|---3----3---3--3-3-3-3--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------3----3---3--3-3-3-3---|
E|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|


     E7				Am
so I trapped him under a cardboard box, stood on it to make it stop
e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|



  

  F                                           C
I picked up the bird and above the dim, said that's the last time you'll ever sing
e|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1----------------------0------|
B|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1----------------------1------|
G|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2----------------------0------|
D|---3----3---3--3-3-3-3----------------------2------|
A|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1----------------------3------|
E|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1----------------------0------|


  
   F                             C

 Held him down, broke his neck,  taught him a lesson he wouldn't forget
e|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---1--1-1-1-1---|
B|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
D|---3----3---3--3-3-3-3--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------3----3---3--3-3-3-3---|
E|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|


 E7				 Am

e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0---------------------|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1---------------------|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2---------------------|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2---------------------|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0---------------------|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0---------------------|


 

 
        F                        C
  But in      my                 dreams        be-          
e|-----1-----1----1--------------0-----0--------0-----|
B|-------1-----1----1--------------1-----1--------1---|
G|---------2-----2-------------------0-----0----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

       E7                        Am
       
     -gan        to              hear          that              
e|---0-----0------0---------------0-----0-----0-------|
B|-----0-----0------0---------------1-----1-----1-----|
G|-------1-----1----------------------2-----2---------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|


     F                        C
       old                       familiar
e|-----1-----1----1--------------0-----0--------0-----|
B|-------1-----1----1--------------1-----1------------|
G|---------2-----2-------------------0-----0----------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|



    E7                       
       
     tweet      tweet     tweet
e|-------0----------0---------0-----------------------|
B|---0----------0---------0---------------------------|
G|-----1----------1---------1-------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|



     E7				                       Am
 I...opened my mouth to scream and shout, and I waved my arms and flapped about
e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
     E7				                        Am
but I couldn't scream and I couldn't shout, couldn't scream and I couldn't shout
e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
 

    E7				Am
I opened my mouth to scream and shout, and I waved my arms and flapped about
e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|

     E7				Am
but I couldn't scream and I couldn't shout, Cause the song was coming...
e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|


  
         F             C                   from my  mouth               from my  
e|-------1-------------0---------0----|
B|-------1-------------1-----1--------|
G|-------2-------------2-------2---2--|
D|-------3-------------0--------------|
A|-------0-------------3--------------|
E|-------0-------------0--------------|

 
   E7              Am 
  mouth                      from my
e|-------0---------------0------------|
B|---0-------0---0---1-------1---1----|
G|-----1---1-----------2---2----------|
D|-------------0---------------2------|
A|-2---------------0------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

   
   F		      C
   mouth    ,                 from my  
e|--------1-----------------0---------|
B|----1-------1---1-----1-------1---1-|
G|------2---2-------------0---0-------|
D|--------------3-----------------2---|
A|--0-----------------3---------------|
E|------------------------------------|

 
   E7              Am 
  mouth                      from my
e|-------0---------------0------------|
B|---0-------0---0---1-------1---1----|
G|-----1---1-----------2---2----------|
D|-------------0---------------2------|
A|-2---------------0------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

   
   F		      C
   mouth    ,                 from my  
e|--------1----------- -----0---------|
B|----1-------1---1-----1-------1---1-|
G|------2---2-------------0---0-------|
D|--------------3-----------------2---|
A|--0-----------------3---------------|
E|------------------------------------|

 
   E7              Am 
  mouth                      from my
e|-------0---------------0------------|
B|---0-------0---0---1-------1---1----|
G|-----1---1-----------2---2----------|
D|-------------0---------------2------|
A|-2---------------0------------------|
E|------------------------------------|

   
   F		      C
   mouth    ,                 from my  
e|--------1----------- -----0---------|
B|----1-------1---1-----1-------1---1-|
G|------2---2-------------0---0-------|
D|--------------3-----------------2---|
A|--0-----------------3---------------|
E|------------------------------------|

  E7              Am 
  mouth                      
e|-------0---------------0------------|
B|---0-------0---0---1-------1---1----|
G|-----1---1-----------2---2----------|
D|-------------0---------------2------|
A|-2---------------0------------------|
E|------------------------------------|



     F                   C
From my...               mouth
e|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
B|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
G|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
D|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
E|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|


     E7		          Am
From my...               mouth
e|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
B|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
G|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1--------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
D|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
 
     F                    C
From my...               mouth
e|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
B|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
G|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
D|---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
E|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|


     E7			  Am
From my...               mouth
e|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
B|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--|
G|---1-1-1-1-1-1-1--------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
D|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
A|---2-2-2-2-2-2-2--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E|---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
     


 F                             C
from my mouth...                         from my
e|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---1--1-1-1-1---|
B|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
D|---3----3---3--3-3-3-3--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------3----3---3--3-3-3-3---|
E|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|


     E7				Am
     mouth                               from my
e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|

     F                          C
     mouth...                            from my
e|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---1--1-1-1-1---|
B|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------1----1---1--1-1-1-1---|
G|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|
D|---3----3---3--3-3-3-3--------2----2---2--2-2-2-2---|
A|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------3----3---3--3-3-3-3---|
E|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------0----0---0--0-0-0-0---|


     E7				                Am
     mouth
e|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0---------------------|
B|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------1---------------------|
G|---1----1---1--1-1-1-1--------2---------------------|
D|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------2---------------------|
A|---2----2---2--2-2-2-2--------0---------------------|
E|---0----0---0--0-0-0-0--------0---------------------|
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