Cannonball Lyrics

Cannonball

Damien Rice

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Cannonball Lyrics

Still a little bit of your taste in my mouth
Still a little bit of you laced with my doubt
It’s still a little hard to say, what’s going on

There’s still a little bit of your ghost your witness
There’s still a little bit of your face I haven’t kissed
You step a little closer each day
That I can’t say what’s going on

Stones taught me to fly
Love taught me to lie
Life taught me to die
So it’s not hard to fall
When you float like a cannonball

There’s still a little bit of your song in my ear
There’s still a little bit of your words I long to hear
You step a little closer to me
So close that I can’t see what’s going on

And stones taught me to fly
Love it taught me to lie
Life taught me to die
So it’s not hard to fall
When you float like a cannon

Stones taught me to fly
Love taught me to cry
So come on courage
Teach me to be shy

‘Cause it’s not hard to fall
And I don’t wanna scare her
It’s not hard to fall
And I don’t wanna lose
It’s not hard to grow
When you know that you just don’t know


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Cannonball – Guitar Lesson

CannonballThe original recording of ‘Cannonball’ contains up to 6 guitars playing different lines.

Our one guitar arrangement is a combination of these parts. You will need a capo to get it in the right key.

Go to video lessons: Cannonball chords.


Damien Rice – Biography

damien-rice-thumbOriginally, Rice was a member of Juniper but on the evening of recording their first full album Rice changed his mind and left the band.

Rice moved to Italy to start afresh, writing songs and busking his way around Europe. Back in Ireland, Rice got in touch with David Arnold and together they recorded the album ‘O’.

To find out more, go to Damien Rice biography.


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