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Heather Nova Tabs

Introduction

Heather Frith EP - Glow Stars - Blow - Oyster - Siren - Wonderlust - South - Storm - Redbird - The Jasmine Flower

Together As One - Other songs

Tabs run by: Estellem

TABS - REDBIRD (2005)

(Discography)

Redbird


Song Index:
Welcome I Miss My Sky (Amelia Earhart's Last Days) Motherland Redbird Done Drifting Overturned Mesmerized Singing You Through A Way To Live Wicked Game This Body The Sun Will Always Rise Thanks to gerd, Cassander and rainman for their feedback and assistance.
WELCOME - (discography) by Dido Armstrong, Danny Campbell, and Heather Nova Capo. 2 E E A D x2 E A I see you standing in the doorway D E A shadow in the sun A D I'm reaching out to touch you E A Is it better when you know D E That you're not the only one A D That I can hear you ? E C D And there's so much I can do for you E C D Given time I know that I can prove E C D Now my world is offered up to you C D Let it fly E C D A And I say : (Wel--come) to my life E C D A E C D A (Wel--come) to my world (Wel--come) come inside C D (Well, well) I see you picking up the pieces The pieces of a dream You tried to build around you I know you're looking for a reason A reason to believe And now I've found you And there's so much I can do for you Given time I know that I can prove Now my world is offered up to you Come inside And I say : (Wel--come) to my life (Wel--come) to my world (Wel--come) come inside (Well, well) E A D E A D Let it fly E A D E A D Ah, come inside, yeah (quieter) And there's so much I can do for you Given time I know that I can prove Now my world is offered up to you Come inside (normal) And I say : (Wel--come) to my life (Wel--come) to my world (Wel--come) come inside (Well, well) (quieter) (Wel--come) to my life (Wel--come) to my world (Wel--come) come inside (Well, well) (normal) (Wel--come) to my life (Wel--come) to my world (Wel--come) come inside (Well, well) And I say : (Wel--come) to my life (Wel--come) to my world (Wel--come) come inside (Well, well) E ~
I MISS MY SKY (AMELIA EARHART'S LAST DAYS) - (discography) by Heather Nova Picking for intro and verses : Fmaj7 C G E----------------------+--------------------+---------3-------3---------3----------3-+ B----1------1------1-+---1-----1------1-+---3--------3--------3----------3-------+ G------0------0------+------0-----0------+------0--------0--------0----------0----+ D-3------3------3---+-2------2-----2----+----------0-------------------0----------+ A---------------------+---------------------+-------------------------------------------+ E---------------------+---------------------+-3-----------------3---------------------+ Picking for choruses : Am Fmaj7 G Am* F Em E---------0---------0-+---------0----------0-+---------3-------------+---------0------------+---------1------------+---------0--------------+ B---1----------1------+----1---------1-------+---3----------3-------+----1---------1-------+---1---------1-------+---0----------0--------+ G------2---------2----+------2----2----2----+------0----------0----+-------2---------2----+------2---------2----+-------0----------0----+ D------------2---------+-3--------------------+------------0-------0--+-----------2-------2-+-----------3-------3-+------------2--------0-+ A-0--------------------+-----------------------+------------------------+-0--------------------+-----------------------+------------------------+ E--------x2------------+---------x2----------+-3-------------x2----+-----------------------+-1---------------------+-0----------------------+ Fmaj7 C x4 Fmaj7 C I bury myself in the leaves to sleep Fmaj7 C The sun so strong and rage so deep Fmaj7 C I keep waking to find I've been dreaming again Fmaj7 C And the sound of the ocean is not a plane Fmaj7 C E---------0----------+--------0---------+ B----1-------1------+----1------1------+ G------0-------0----+------0------0----+ D-3---------------3-+-2-------------2--+ A--------------------+-------------------+ E--------------------+------------------+ x2 Fmaj7 C And far away they talk about me Fmaj7 C In newspaper columns they write about me Fmaj7 C Round dinner tables and cocktail parties Fmaj7 C I'm a heroine and a tragic figure Fmaj7 C I'm a heroine as I'm lying here G Beneath my sky Am Fmaj7 G Am Fmaj7 G And sometimes, sometimes I cry, sometimes, sometimes I wonder Am* F Why we're always coming down, and why we need to touch the ground Em Am And why I didn't keep on heading right on up to heaven, I miss my sky Here from below the clouds are shadows Not the golden mountains I used to fly through Here from below the sky痴 a painting In a child's room with the future waiting But not for me And sometimes, sometimes I cry, sometimes, sometimes I wonder Why we're always coming down, and why we need to touch the ground (chords from this line on) And why I didn't keep on heading right on up to heaven, I miss my sky Am Am C I look up at the birds flying overhead My sentinel's true but the signals dead It's been 500 days of hope and sorrow 500 nights with no tomorrow Fmaj7 C And the poetry and the best of me Fmaj7 C And the heart and the spirit and the sex of me Fmaj7 C All fell into the azure sea Fmaj7 C In the tailspin with the last of me F C F C And my wings, and my song, all that I knew is dead and gone F C Am I'm weak and tired but my will is strong G And my hope lives on, my hope lives on (picking) And sometimes, sometimes I cry, sometimes, sometimes I wonder (chords) Why we're always coming down, and why we need to touch the ground And why I didn't keep on heading right on up to heaven, Am F Why we're always coming down, and why we need to touch the ground Em And why I didn't keep on heading right on up to heaven, Am Am Am Am ~ I miss my sky, I miss my sky, I miss my sky, yeah
MOTHERLAND - (discography) by Heather Nova Bm F# G A x2 Bm F# If I could keep you G A Underneath my wing Bm F# The sky above you, G A Safe from everything G7 F#7 G7 F#7 Under, under my wing To watch you breathing Is all that I can do To see you smile, My only wish come true I知 living, living for you Bm G The waves roll in, I help you swim D A You take my hand Bm G And through the years and through the fears D A Bm G D A I値l be your rock, the motherland, mmh, mmh, mmh The bond is written, The animal in me I壇 lay my life down, I壇 give it happily I壇 give it, I壇 give it for you The waves roll in, I help you swim You take my hand And through the years and through the fears D A Bm G D A I値l be your rock, the motherland, mmh, mmh, mmh D A Bm G D A Bm G D A I値l be your rock, the motherland, mmh, mmh, mmh, mmh, mmh, mmh, mmh Bm Bm Bm Bm ~ The motherland, motherland, motherland If I could keep you Underneath my wing The sky above you, Safe from everything G7 F#7 G7 F#7 F#7 Under, under my wing The waves roll in, I help you swim You take my hand And through the years and through the fears I値l be your rock, the mother... Waves roll in, I help you swim You take my hand Bm G And through the years... D A ~ Bm G D A I値l be your rock, the motherland Bm G D A The motherland Bm G D A The motherland Bm G D A The motherland Bm G D A The motherland Bm Bm Bm Bm ~ The motherland, motherland, motherland
REDBIRD - (discography) by Heather Nova E E6 E E4 x2 C#m A E E4 E I saw the redbird fly C#m A E Bright flame against the sky C#m E Burning against the sun A E E6 E E4 Am I the only one ? I watched the rose unfold Secrets we left untold The rose, the red red rose Still nobody knows C#m A E E4 E C#m E A E E6 E E4 I split the pomegranate Restless until you've had it Sweet against the tongue, Am I the only one ? Am I the only one ? E E6 E E4 x2 E E6 C#m A E The blood red rubies of... C#m A E The blood red rubies of... C#m A E The blood red rubies of our sexuality C#m A E The blood red rubies of our sexuality A E Am I the only one ? x3 A E A E A E A E A E The blood red rubies, blood red rubies, blood red rubies, A E x5 A E Blood red rubies x4 A E x4 A E A E A E A E A The blood red rubies, blood red rubies, blood red rubies E E~ I saw the redbird fly Chords used : E4 : 022200 E6 : 022120
DONE DRIFTING - (discography) by Heather Nova Picking : Intro and verses (arranged for guitar picking + piano melody) : C G/C Am G E----0---++-------------------+--------0----------+--------------------+-------0-----------+ B------3-++--------1-------0-+-----------------3-+-------1--------0-+-----------------3-+ G-0------++-----0--------0---+-----0--------0---+-----2--------2---+-----0--------0---+ D---------++---2--------2-----+---0--------0-----+---2--------2-----+---0--------0-----+ A---------++-3--------3-------+-2--------2-------+-0--------0-------+--------------------+ E---------++-------------------+--------------------+-------------------+-3--------3--------+ Intro (what Heather really plays) : C G/C Am Am E--------0----------+-------0----------+--------0----------+--------0-----------+ B---1-------1------+---1-------1------+--1--------1------+---1--------1------+ G-----0-------0----+-----0-------0---+-----2--------2----+-----2--------2----+ D----------------2--+----------------0-+-----------------2-+-----------------2--+ A-3--------3-------+-2-------2--------+-0--------0--------+0--------0---------+ E-------------------+--------------------+--------------------+---------------------+ Verses (what Heather really plays) : C G/C Am G E--------0----------+-------0----------+--------0----------+--------0-------------+ B---1-------1------+---1-------1------+--1--------1------+---0---------0-------+ G-----0-------0----+-----0-------0---+-----2--------2----+-----0----------0----+ D----------------2--+----------------0-+-----------------2-+-----------0-------0-+ A-3--------3-------+-2-------2--------+-0--------0--------+----------------------+ E-------------------+--------------------+--------------------+-3--------------------+ C ad lib. C G/C Am G x4 C G/C Am (Am7) Am I知 done drifting, I知 ready for living C G/C Am (Am7) Am I知 done drifting, I知 ready for living C G/C Am With you G Am And though the world is big and wide C G What I want is peace inside G Am And though there痴 still so much to do C G All I need is you C G/C Am G x2 I知 done searching, I知 ready to dig in I知 done searching, I知 ready to dig in With You And though there still have far to go That痴 alright, we値l take it slow And though the days are often long With you here I can be strong C G/C Am G x2 I知 done wishing, I知 ready for giving I知 done wishing, I知 ready for giving With You And though the world is big and wide What I want is peace inside And though there痴 still so much to do All I need is you

I知 done drifting, I知 ready for living I知 done drifting, I知 ready for living C G/C Am With you, C G/C Am With you C G/C Am With you C G/C Am I知 ready for living C G/C Am I知 ready for living, I知 ready for living B----------1--------+ G-----2------2---2-+ D---2---2------2---+ A-0------------------+ Am I知 ready for living Chords used : G/C : X20010


OVERTURNED - (discography) by Heather Nova A (Asus2 A) A (Asus2 A) F#m (F#m7 F#m) F#m (F#m7 F#m) Bm (Bm7 Bm) Bm (Bm7 Bm) D Dsus2 D Dsus2 A On a flight path out of Berlin E I had a sense what I was falling in Bm I caught the light refracting from your eyes E On the runway below making me blind A I had a hurricane warning in my chest E Listening for the voice that knows me best Bm Well it's all so simple and so true E But I'm so slow to learn A Yeah, you got me F#m I'm in your world Bm Caught in your sunset D Overturned So I put down in Nova Scotia In the pine tree sun I could smell the ocean I was trying so hard not to remember Washing you clean in the icy water But the energy I can't dismiss And when the fog rolls in, I think of your kiss So I light a fire to stare into But love's so slow to burn Yeah, you got me I'm in your world Caught in your sunset Overturned E Bm Well some will say that nothing lasts forever E Bm And some will say it's better to be safe E Bm But I don't care, I'll stay with you whatever E It takes Yeah, you got me I'm in your world Caught in your sunset Overturned Yeah, you got me I'm in your world Caught in your sunset D A ~ Overturned, overturned
MESMERIZED - (discography) by Heather Nova Capo. 4 G Em Your face so beautiful it makes me cry G Em Emsus4 Em I was not thinking I would get this high C Em But here I am mesmerized Am Em Here I am mesmerized D Em Life gets heavy but bright Am Em Deeper blue, crystallized D Em I'm so weak, so alive Am Em Mesmerized A light appearing in my broken sky Night falls around me as the stars shoot by But here I stand mesmerized Here I am mesmerized Life gets heavy but bright Deeper blue, crystallized I'm so weak, so alive Mesmerized

Am Em x3 Am Am ~ Em Here I am mesmerized Life gets heavy but bright Deeper blue, crystallized I'm so weak, so alive Mesmerized C Em Mesmerized Am Em C Em Am Em C Em ~


SINGING YOU THROUGH - (discography) by Heather Nova Capo. 2 E B C#m B A(sus2) F#m B E E---0---0--0----0-+---0------2--+----0-----0-+-0--+ B-0---0--0---0----+-2---0-2----+------0------+----+ G-------------------+-2------------+-2-----------+----+ D-2---1------------+--------------+--------------+----+ A---------4---2----+-0------------+----------2--+----+ E-------------------+---------------+-2-----------+-0-+ B A E Do you think I can稚 see through to who you are ? B C#m A All the life that shines below the pain, the scars E Did you think that you could hide ? B Build up a wall inside ? C#m Just turn yourself to stone, A And go through this alone ? E No, I値l be there B C#m A Like a bird, singing to you E I値l be there B C#m A Like a bird, singing you through E B I値l be there, I値l be there C#m Holding a light for you A Making it right for you (Intro) Singing you through Did you think that I don稚 know how far you致e come All the heights you had to climb, the miles you致e run Did you think I壇 let you down ? Just turn this ship around And leave you in the dust But you must know, you must That I壇 be there Like a bird, singing to you I値l be there Like a bird, singing you through I値l be there, I値l be there Holding a light for you Making it right for you (Intro x2) Singing you through People think that they can heal without the touch Learn to live without the love they need so much But everybody hurts, and everybody cries And everybody needs a helping hand sometimes And I値l be there Like a bird, singing to you I'll be there like a bird Singing you through I'll be there, I'll be there Holding the light for you I'll be there, making it right for you I'll be there singing you through, Like a bird, singing to you singing you through Like a bird, singing to you singing you through Like a bird, singing, singing you through
A WAY TO LIVE - (discography) by Heather Nova G Em G If we can't find a way to live Em It's that we don't know how to give G We're breathing but with iron lungs Em Speaking but in separate tongues G Em A Just find a way, a way to live The walls are high but made of glass The dye is dark but not yet cast And though remorse comes easily An act of love could set you free G Em A Just find a way, a way to live G D A A way to live, a way to live, a way to take it higher G D A A way to live, a way to live, a way to hold our fire G D A A way to live, a way to live, a way to live G A Em A Em A Em A A way to live, a way to live, a way to take it higher A way to live, a way to live, a way to hold our fire A way to live, a way to live, a way to live A way to live, a way to live, a way to take it higher A way to live, a way to live, a way to hold our fire A way to live, a way to live, a way to live G D A A way to live, a way to live, a way to live G D A Oh, a way to live, a way to live, a way to live G D A x2 G ~
WICKED GAME - (discography) by Chris Isaak Am G6 D x4 Am G6 D The world is on fire and no one can save me but you Am G6 D It痴 strange what desire can make foolish people do Am G6 D I never dreamed that I壇 meet somebody like you Am G6 D I never dreamed that I壇 love somebody like you Am G6 D No I don稚 want to fall in love (this world is only gonna break your heart) Am G6 D No I don稚 want to fall in love (this world is only gonna break your heart) Am G6 D Am G6 D With you, with you What a wicked game to play, to make me feel this way What a wicked thing to do, to let me dream of you What a wicked thing to say, you never felt this way What a wicked thing to do, to make me dream of you No I don稚 want to fall in love (this world is only gonna break your heart) No I don稚 want to fall in love (this world is only gonna break your heart) Am G6 D Am G6 D With you Am G6 D x2 The world is on fire and no one can save me but you Strange what desire can make foolish people do I never dreamed that I壇 love somebody like you I never dreamed that I壇 lose somebody like you Am G6 D No I don稚 want to fall in love (this world is only gonna break your heart) Am G6 D No I don稚 want to fall in love (this world is only gonna break your heart) Am G6 D With you This world is only gonna break your heart Am G6 D This world is only gonna break your heart Am G6 D No I (this world is only gonna break your heart) Am G6 D This world is only gonna break your heart Am ~ G6 ~ D ~ Nobody loves no one
THIS BODY - (discography) by Heather Nova Dm F F C Dm F F C ~ Dm C The world outside can稚 describe my inner life Dm C The river痴 long, the road rolls on in my inner life Am Dm I know you池e a good man, but you can only guess C/G This body has travelled on Dm This body is fine and strong Am This body has given life Dm Nurtured and sacrificed C/G This body has done so much Dm This body needs your touch And all I want is a little tenderness A warm embrace to wake up my senses I just want a caring hand, I want you to understand This body has travelled on This body is fine and strong This body has given life Nurtured and sacrificed This body has done so much This body needs your touch, needs your touch Dm F F C x4 Am Dm ~ This is sacred ground, waiting here to be found This body has travelled on This body is fine and strong This body has given life Nurtured and sacrificed This body has done so much This body needs your touch C/G This body has done so much, yeah Dm This body needs your touch, needs your touch Dm F F C x8 (fade away)
THE SUN WILL ALWAYS RISE - (discography) by Heather Nova C G Am F E--------0--------0-+--------3-------3-+--------0--------0-+--------1--------1-+ B---1--------1------+---3-------3------+---1--------1------+---1--------1------+ G-----0--------0----+-----0-------0----+-----2--------2----+-----2--------2----+ D----------2---------+----------0--------+----------2--------+-3--------3--------+ A-3------------------+--------------------+-0-----------------+---------------------+ E---------------------+-3-----------------+--------------------+--------------------+ Play each part twice. C G Am F Hey, don't cry, the night is almost through C G Am F And I'll be here to hold and comfort you C G Am F Though sometimes you'll look out on dark and stormy skies C G Am F Darling, remember the sun will always rise C G C C And bring the light, and bring the light C C And life will take you through many endless nights And you may struggle with pain and loss sometimes But as long as you are humble, as you stay true inside Come what may, the sun will always rise And bring the light, and bring the light Am Mountains will make it harder F Dark clouds will make you doubt Em G But you'll get through Am And when I can't be with you F Em G This ray of hope I give to you So hey, don't cry, the night is almost through And I'll be here to hold and comfort you Though sometimes you'll look out on dark and stormy skies Darling, remember darling, the sun will always rise C G Am ~ And bring the light, bring the light C G C ~ And bring the light, bring the light
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