Birdhouse In Your Soul Uke tab by They Might Be Giants

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Intro:
C chordC F chordF
I'm your only friend I'm not your
Eb chordEb G chordG
only friend but I'm a little
Bb chordBb Eb chordEb
glowing friend but really I'm not
Db chordDb G chordG
actually your friend but I am

Just Strum the (C chordC)for a while

Choruses:
C chordC F chordF
Blue canary in the outlet by the light switch
C chordC F chordF
who watches over you
C chordC G chordG Am chordAm G chordG
make a little bird- house in your
Eb chordEb Ab chordAb
soul not to put too fine a point on it
Eb chordEb Ab chordAb
say I'm the only bee in your bonnet
Eb chordEb Cm chordCm Ab chordAb G chordG
make a little bird- house in your
C chordC F chordF
soul

Verses:
C chordC F chordF
I have a se- cret to tell
C chordC F chordF
from my e- lec- tri- cal well
C chordC G chordG C7 chordC7
it's a sim- ple mes- sage and I'm
F chordF G chordG
leav- ing out the whistles and bells
C chordC F chordF
so the room must listen to me
C chordC F chordF
fi- li- bus- ter vi- gi- lant- ly
C chordC G chordG C7 chordC7
my name is blue ca- na- ry
F chordF G chordG
one note spelled L I T E chordE
Am chordAm Am+ chordAm+
my sto- ry's in- fi- nite
Am6 chordAm6 Am+ chordAm+
like the Lon- gines Sym- pho- nette it
G chordG
doesn't rest


Instrumental/Bridge:
Am chordAm Am+ chordAm+
Am6 chordAm6 Am+ chordAm+
Am chordAm Am+ chordAm+
Am6 chordAm6 Am+ chordAm+
Gbm chordGbm Gbm+ chordGbm+
Gbm6 chordGbm6 Gbm+ chordGbm+
E chordE D chordD
A chordA E chordE

A chordA D chordD
I'm your only friend I'm not your
C chordC E chordE
only friend but I'm a little

G chordG C chordC
glowing friend but really I'm not
Bb chordBb G chordG
actually your friend but I am

Outro CHorus:
A chordA F chordF
Blue canary in the outlet by the light switch
C chordC F chordF
who watches over you
C chordC G chordG Am chordAm G chordG
make a little bird- house in your
Eb chordEb Ab chordAb
soul not to put too fine a point on it
Eb chordEb Ab chordAb
say I'm the only bee in your bonnet
Eb chordEb Cm chordCm Ab chordAb G chordG
make a little bird- house in your
C chordC F chordF
soul and while you're at it
C chordC F chordF
keep the night light on in- side the
C chordC G chordG Am chordAm G chordG
bird- house in your soul

 

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About this song

"Birdhouse in Your Soul" is a song by American alternative rock band They Might Be Giants. It was released in March 1990 as a single from the album Flood. It reached #3 on the United States Modern Rock Tracks chart and #6 on the UK Singles Chart and remains their highest-charting single in both countries. The song returned to the UK Singles Chart in 2010, after its use in a television advert for Clarks Shoes, peaking at #70. The song is sung from the point of view of a nightlight.