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Cage The Songbird ukulele

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#-------------------------------PLEASE NOTE-------------------------------------#
# This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
# song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#-------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
Cage The Songbird chords
The Low Anthem (Live at WFUV) 

Capo III

F Csus4 F 2x

Am  F        F
God cage the songbird
  F        Am           G
Before the feathers run brown
Am  F       F
God bar the windows
     Am            G         F
That we may though hollow be sound

         Am              F               F
And this island shall be shackled to her waters
Am          F        G
Here we vow never to change
Am           F                 F
Here we will stand at last for something
     Am   G          F
With no desire to pretend

Am          F                 F
Send up our prayers to gilded idols
           Am              F            G
With their names etched in heartwood of palm
    Am          F            F
And scatter the ashes of the contracts
      Am         G        F
Their freedom so hollow a song

Am  F        F
God cage the songbird
  F        Am           G
Before the feathers run brown
Am  F       F
God bar the windows
     Am            G         F
That we may though hollow be sound

Am F F  F Am G  Am F F  Am G F

        Am                  F               F
Now the street lamp will be tethered to her station
       Am          F               G
As the poor man is tethered to the flesh
     Am               F               F
As a wise man will be tethered to his wisdom
       Am        G               F
As the mother is tethered to her crèche

         Am          F               F
Was your hunger your awareness of salvation
        Am         F               G
As your chances go slipping to the past
        Am              F               F
Are you tortured by the changing of the seasons?
    Am            G           F
And each grain of sand in the glass

Am  F        F
God cage the songbird
  F        Am           G
Before the feathers run brown
Am  F       F
God bar the windows
     Am            G         F
That we may though hollow be sound

Am  F        F
God cage the songbird
  F        Am           G
Before the feathers run brown
Am  F       F
God bar the windows
     Am            G         F
That we may though hollow be sound


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