Hoobastank Tabs

If I Were You

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            If I Were You Tab by Hoobastank


Title - If i were you
Artist - Hoobastank
Album - Every man for himself


This song is really nice,
Having seen the video of this song over 50 times, and seen how the guitarist hold's his 
chords i'm very confident that the tunning of this song is drop d decpite what all the 
say.
Enjoy the song..


Verse 1

You seem to find the dark, when everything is bright

e|--------7----------------|-----------5---------------|
B|--------8----------------|-----------6---------------|
G|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
D|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
A|--------0----------------|-----------0---------------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------|

You look for all that's wrong, instead of all that's right

e|--------7----------------|----------3---------5------|
B|--------8----------------|----------4---------6------|
G|--------9----------------|----------5---------7------|
D|--------9----------------|----------5---------7------|
A|--------0----------------|----------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------|


Does it feel good to you, to rain on my parade
e|--------7----------------|-----------5---------------|
B|--------8----------------|-----------6---------------|
G|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
D|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
A|--------0----------------|-----------0---------------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------|

      You never say a word,unless it's to complain
e|--------7----------------|----------3---------5------|
B|--------8----------------|----------4---------6------|
G|--------9----------------|----------5---------7------|
D|--------9----------------|----------5---------7------|
A|------- 0----------------|----------0---------0------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------|

   It's driving me insane
e|------7------------------|
B|------8------------------|
G|------9------------------|
D|------9------------------|
A|------0------------------|
D|-------------------------|


Chorus 1 (plucking, not struming)

If I were you
e|----------------------------|
B|-----6---6---6---6---6------|
G|------5---5---5---5---5-----|
D|----------------------------|
A|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|

Holding the world right in my hands
e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----9---9---9---9---9---3---3---5---5---6---6---6---6---6-----|
G|------8---8---8---8---8---2---2---4---4---5---5---5---5---5----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|

The first thing I'd do
e|---------------------------|
B|-----6---6---6---6---------|
G|------5---5---5---5--------|
D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|

Is thank the stars for all that I have

e|---------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----9---9---9---9---9---3---3---5---5---6---6---6---6---6-----|
G|------8---8---8---8---8---2---2---4---4---5---5---5---5---5----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------|

If I were you

Verse 2

e|------7------------------|----------5-----------------|
B|------8------------------|----------6-----------------|
G|------9------------------|----------7-----------------|
D|------9------------------|----------7-----------------|
A|------0------------------|----------0-----------------|
D|-------------------------|----------------------------|

e|--------7-------3-----------|
B|--------8-------4-----------|
G|--------9-------5-----------|
D|--------9-------5-----------|
A|--------0-------0-----------|
D|----------------------------|

Look at what's around you now, More than you ever dreamed

e|--------7----------------|-----------5---------------|
B|--------8----------------|-----------6---------------|
G|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
D|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
A|--------0----------------|-----------0---------------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------|

Have you forgotten just, how hard it used to be?

e|--------7----------------|----------3---------------|
B|--------8----------------|----------4---------------|
G|--------9----------------|----------5---------------|
D|--------9----------------|----------5---------------|
A|--------0----------------|----------0---------------|
D|-------------------------|--------------------------|

So what's it going to take, for you to realize

e|--------7----------------|-----------5---------------|
B|--------8----------------|-----------6---------------|
G|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
D|--------9----------------|-----------7---------------|
A|--------0----------------|-----------0---------------|
D|-------------------------|---------------------------|

That all could go away, in one blink of an eye

e|--------7----------------|----------3------5----7---|
B|--------8----------------|----------4------6----8---|
G|--------9----------------|----------5------7----9---|
D|--------9----------------|----------5------7----9---|
A|--------0----------------|----------0------0----0---|
D|-------------------------|--------------------------|

It happens all the time.

The second chorus starts with distorion, i still have to figure that out and i will be 
it as soon as i get it. Try it while listening to the song. For now this all i can do, 
have wait a bit for the complete song, your corrections and comments are welcome.

you can e-mail me at bilawal_soomro2004@yahoo.com or send me a message at friendster,
thank you

Bilawal Soomro.    

Added On December 4th, 2013

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