Native State

Native State

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Native State are doing something different. We have a unique sound with strong melodic songwriting and a wide variety of styles. We're also great live so come and see us soon and do something for your ears !

Biography

Ruth started out by forming the band Djinn. They performed extensively on the pub circuit and then moved to playing Manchester venues. Moving to Manchester, Ruth shared a house with other artists & musicians, including Damon Gough who was the first to find success as Badly Drawn Boy. Ruth then set up her own recording studio to focus on her songwriting. Native State is the result. With her new band she is performing some of the strongest songs around today.

Native State are currently working on an EP to be released Spring 2007 on a new Manchester label. We are also negotiating global online distribution rights for our debut CD Riptide, which will then be available for download on itunes and all other download platforms. The current line-up is a four piece drums/ percussion, bass, acoustic guitar/keyboards/vocals, vocals/keys/strings. We have a unique sound with strong melodic songwriting and we're great live so come and see us soon and do something for your ears !

Lyrics

Eventually

Written By: Ruth Slattery

Eventually

Intro: C#min7 Abmin7 Amin7 Amin7(sus4) B(Ebass) A

Verse1
Amaj7 Amaj7(addB)
What do you want from me ?
E E7
I don’t think there’s nothing left, except my self-respect
Amaj7 Amaj7(addB)
And will I miss it much, hell yeah
E E7
I don’t think that it’s a gift I can give

Chorus
C#min7 Abmin7 amin7 Amin7(sus4) B(Ebass)
Eventually you will see what I see in my head
B(C#bass) C#min7
Not just what I said
F#min7 Abmin7 Amin7 Amin7(sus4) B(Ebass)
Eventually you will see what I see in my head
A B(Ebass)
Is not crazy

Verse2
Amaj7 Amaj7(addB)
And in another time
E E7
I’d be easy to convince of your sense, indeed.
Amaj7 Amaj7(addB)
But I don’t think you’re right this time
E E7
And oh there’s a feeling inside that will not be denied

Chorus
C#min7 Abmin7 amin7 Amin7(sus4) B(Ebass)
Eventually you will see what I see in my head
B(C#bass) C#min7
Not just what I said
F#min7 Abmin7 Amin7 Amin7(sus4) B(Ebass)
Eventually you will see what I see in my head
A B(Ebass)
As its meant to be

Mid 8
F#min7 Abmin7 C#min7
I won’t go giving up on this now Although you mean to, somehow
Abmin7 Gmin7
I’ve got to keep you believing
F#min7 Abmin7 B(Ebass)
No, don’t give it up on me now, don’t give it up on me now
Bmin7 A min7 E
Find the strength to believe
Bmin7 A min7
Find the strength to believe

Instrumental break
Amaj7 Amaj7(addB) E E7
Amaj7 Amaj7(addB) E E7

Chorus
C#min7 Abmin7 amin7 Amin7(sus4) B(Ebass)
Eventually you will see what I see in my head
B(C#bass) C#min7
Not just what I said
F#min7 Abmin7 Amin7 Amin7(sus4) B(Ebass)
Eventually you will see what I see in my head
A B(Ebass) A B(Ebass)
Is not crazy

Native State
©Ruth Slattery 2005