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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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
#

#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

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

Intro Riff:

e:----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B:----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G:----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D:------2---------------2-----------|------2---------------2-----------|
A:------------2---------------2-----|------------2---------------2-----|
E:--5-----------5---4-----------4---|--2-----------2---0-----------0---|



e:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
B:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
G:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
D:------2---------------2-----------|------2---------------2-----------||
A:------------2---------------2-----|------------2---------------2-----||
E:--4h5-----5---5---4-----------4---|--2-----------2---0-----------2---||



Main Riff and Guitar Fill:

e:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
B:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
G:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
D:------2---------------2-----------|------2---------------2-----------||
A:------------2---------------2-----|------------2---2-----------2-----||
E:--5-----------5---4-----------4---|--2-----------2---0-----------0---||

e:------0---------------------------|----------------------------------||
B:--2h4-----0-----------------------|------0---------------------------||
G:--------------------------------1-h--2-------------------------------||
D:----------------------------------|----------2-----------------------||
A:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
E:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||


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:

Keyboard:
    Emaj7  C#m                Emaj7  C#m
e:--11------9----------16--|--11------9-----------||
B:--12------9--------------|--12------9-----------||
G:--13------9--------------|--13------9-----------||
D:--14-----11--------------|--14-----11-----------||
A:-------------------------|----------------------||
E:-------------------------|----------------------||


  But my world shakes for me
  My bird sings sweetly


    A6            F#9
e:--2----------|--4----------||
B:--2----------|--2----------||
G:--2----------|--3----------||
D:--2----------|--2----------||
A:--4----------|--4----------||
E:--5----------|--2----------||


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:

e:----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B:----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G:----------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D:------2---------------2-----------|------2---------------2-----------|
A:------------2---------------2---2-|------------2---------------2-----|
E:--5-----------5---4-----------4---|--2-----------2---0-----------0---|

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



e:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
B:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
G:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
D:------2---------------2-----------|------2---------------2-----------||
A:------------2---------------2---2-|------------2---------------2-----||
E:--5-----------5---4-----------4---|--2-----------2---0-----------0---||

e:--------------------------0-------|--2-------5-------4---------------||
B:----------2-------0---------------|----------------------------------||
G:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
D:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
A:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||
E:----------------------------------|----------------------------------||



Trumpet Solo:

    ^       ^       ^       ^          ^       ^       ^        ^
e:----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B:----------------------------------|----------5------------------------|
G:------------1-2-4-2-------1-------|-----------------------------------|
D:--2-----2-4-----------------------|--2--------------------------------|
A:----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|



     ^       ^       trill  ^            trill  ^       ^       ^
e:-----5---4-5-4-5-4-4(5)-----------|--4(5)-----------------------------|
B:--(5)-----------------------------|---------------5-4-5-4-------------|
G:----------------------------------|-----------------------6-4---------|
D:----------------------------------|---------------------------7---6---|
A:----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E:----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|



    ^       ^       ^       ^          ^   ^    ^   ^
e:----------------------------------|----------12-------||
B:----------------------------------|-------------------||
G:------------1-2-4-2-------1-------|-------------------||
D:--2-----2-4-----------------------|--2----------------||
A:----------------------------------|-------------------||
E:----------------------------------|-------------------||


            
            
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