Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter (Kalimba Tab)

The song expresses a complex emotional journey, acknowledging that life often goes smoothly but occasionally presents challenges. The lyrics convey a sense of longing and heartache, describing a relationship without love or glory, where the absence of a hero is noted. The repeated refrain reflects an inability to look away from someone, suggesting an intense connection or fixation. The mention of "The Blower's Daughter" and the colder water adds layers of metaphorical depth to the narrative. The latter part of the lyrics introduces a conflicting sentiment, expressing a desire to leave everything behind but also struggling to take the mind off someone until a new connection is found.

Letter Notes

D F# G D° D B A

(G B) D G B G D D (D G)

E F# B G F#

C E G C° G E E (E G)

F# G C A G

D F# G D° G F# D C

E G C° E D E

(D G) G B G D G G

D G B D B A 

(B G) D G B G D D (D G)

E F# B G F# 

C E G C° G E E (E C)

G A D B B

E E G B G E G E

E G (E B) (F# B G) G° (G° C° G C)

E° G E° D° (E° C°) E G C° C 

E G E° (E° C° G) F#° G° B D° 

(B° F#°) D° D° C° D° A°D° F#° B

Number Notes

2 4# 5 2° 2 7 6

(5 7) 2 5 7 5 2 2 (2 5)

3 4# 7 5 4#

1 3 5 1° 5 3 3 (3 5)

4# 5 1 6 5

2 4# 5 2° 5 4# 2 1

3 5 1° 3 2 3

(2 5) 5 7 5 2 5 5

2 5 7 2 7 6

(7 5) 2 5 7 5 2 2 (2 5)

3 4# 7 5 4#

1 3 5 1° 5 3 3 (3 1)

5 6 2 7 7

3 3 5 7 5 3 5 3

3 5 (3 7) (4# 7 5) 5° (5° 1° 5 1)

3° 5 3° 2° (3° 1°) 3 5 1° 1

3 5 3° (3° 1° 5) 4#° 5° 7 2°

(7° 4#°) 2° 2° 1° 2° 6°2° 4#° 7 

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