Speaking Confidentially

Michael Timmins


[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [G#m] [A] [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [G#m] [A] [G#m]

[C#m] Speaking [A] confi- [B] dentially [G#m]
[A] the fire that [F#m] burnt in- [G#m] side of [A] me [G#m]
[C#m] has turned to [A] ash the [B] tortured [G#m] tree
[A] that grows be- [F#m] side the [G#m] anguished [A] sea. [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] Speaking [F#m] confi- [G#m] dentially. [A] [G#m]

[C#m] Speaking [A] meta- [B] phorical- [G#m] ly
[A] the earth I [F#m] trust be- [G#m] neath my [A] feet [G#m]
[C#m] is moving [A] now ever [B] so slight- [G#m] ly
[A] I shift my [F#m] feet but [G#m] feel no re- [A] lief. [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] Speaking [F#m] meta- [G#m] phorically. [A] [G#m]

[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [A] [G#m] <-- {the violin line is slightly
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [A] [G#m] different from the intro riff}

[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [G#m] [A] [G#m]

[C#m] Speaking [A] hypo- [B] thetically [G#m]
[A] if the air you [F#m] breathed was [G#m] so u- [A] nique [G#m]
[C#m] would you [A] use it up to [B] idly [G#m] speak
[A] or horde it [F#m] for a [G#m] rainy [A] week. [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] Speaking [F#m] hypo- [G#m] thetically. [A] [G#m]

[C#m] Speaking [A] kind of [B] cryptically [G#m]
[A] the sea that [F#m] raged be- [G#m] side the [A] tree [G#m]
[C#m] burning [A] bright for [B] all to [G#m] see
[A] it just might [F#m] mean the [G#m] most to [A] me. [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] Speaking [F#m] kind of [G#m] cryptically. [A] [G#m]

[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [A] [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [A] [G#m]

[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [G#m] [A] [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [G#m] [A] [G#m]
[C#m] [A] [B] [G#m] [A] [F#m] [G#m] [A] [G#m]


Tabbed by: Brian Davies (davies@ils.nwu.edu): Each chord in the main riff gets two beats except for the last pair, where the [A] and the [G#m] combined get two beats, and the [G#m] is really just a grace note back into the riff.

 

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Last Update: July 8, 2004
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