Creed - What If Chords & Tabs

 

What If Chords & Tabs

Creed Chords & Tabs

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What If Tab

h = hammer on
p = pull of
t = tap
~ = let the note ring
v = vibrate note
b = bend not
r = release note
/ = slide up to fret
\ = slide down to fret
x = mute string(s)


This is on Drop D tuning . . .  


Intro (play with fingers)
------------------5-----------3-----------1---------------------1--|
----------5----6------6----5------5----3-----3--------------3------|
------7------------------------------------------1-------1---------|
-/7------------0---------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------0-----------1-------------1-------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|                                                                              

----0-------------------0------0-----------------------------5-----|
-3-----3-------------3------2-----2------------------5---6------6--|
----------0-------0------------------0-----------7-----------------|
--------------------------------------------/7-----------0---------|
-0------------0-------------0------------0-------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                             
--------3----------1-------------------1------0--------------------|
-----5-----5----3-----3-------------3------3-----3-------------3---|
-------------------------1-------1------------------0------0-------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-0---0----------1------------1-------------0------------0----------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                              
-0-------0-------------------0-------------------------------------|
------2-----2-------------2-------3----3----3---2h3-----5p3p2p0h2--|
---------------0-------0-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
------0------------0--------------1----1----0-----------0----------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                              
Play with pick (in at 0:31)
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-0--0--0-----------------------0--------0----0----0--0--0----------|
-0--0--0---------0---3h5---0---1--------1----1----0--0--0-------0--|
-0--0--0---3h5---0---------0---0---0----2----2----0--0--0--3h5--0--|                                                                              


-------------------------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------------------------|
----------0--------------------------------------------------------|
----------0-------2---2------0--0--0------------------0---0--0--0--|
-3h5--0---1-------1---1------0--0--0--------0---3h5---0---1--1--1--|
------0-------0--------------0--0--0---3h5--0---------0---0--2--2--|
                                                                              
---------------------------|-------------|
---------------------------|-------------|
---------------------------|-------------|
-0---0--0------------------|-------2.7^--|^ = harmonic between 2nd and 3rd frets
-0---0--0---------0---3h5--|-------2.7^--|
-0---0--0---3h5---0--------|---0---2.7^--|
                                                                              
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/c/creed/what_if_tab_ver_5.html ]
Verse (0:44)
--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|--0----------------------------------|
--------------------3h5-----1---------|--0-----------------3h5-----1--------|
-0---0--0---0h3--0-------0------0--2--|--0--0--0--3h5--0--------0-----0--2--|
                                                                             
--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------|
-0------------------------------------|--0------------------------------------|
-0------------------3h5-----1---------|--0-----------------3h5-----1----------|
-0---0--0---3h5--0-------0------0--2--|--0--0--0--3h5--0--------0-----0--2.7^-|
                                                                              

Chorus (1:10) 
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
-3---3---3-------3---------5---5--5---------3-------|
-3---3---3-----------------5---5--5-----------------|
-1---1---1-------1---------3---3--3---------1-------|
-------------0--------2----------------0---------2--|
                                                                              
------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------|
-----5/7----7--7-----3--------/14---14--14--------3-----/7--|(1:18)
-0----------------------------------------------------------|
-0---3/5----5--5-----1--------/12---12--12--------1-----/5--|
-0------------------------2-----------------0--0------------|
                                                     
(What if I avenge . . . , 1:24)                         
----------------------------------------------------|
----------------------------------------------------|
-3---3---3-------3---------5---5--5---------3-------|
-3---3---3-----------------5---5--5-----------------|
-1---1---1-------1---------3---3--3---------1-------|
-------------0--------2----------------0---------2--|                                                                              




(1:30)
---------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------|
-----5/7----7--7-----3--------/14---14--14---------|
-0-------------------------------------------------|
-0---3/5----5--5-----1--------/14---12--12---------|
-0------------------------2------------------2.7^--|

Verse: 1:36

Right before chorus 
---------------------|
---------------------|(1:59)
---------------------|This is a pick scrap on the album, but Mark
---------------------|plays it with the slide with a slight bend 
---------------------|when he plays it live. 
---3/12b*~~----------|


Chorus: (2:02)                                                                              


Interlude (has wah pedal as filter, 2:28)
------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------|When the guitar comes
------------------------------------------------------|back in after the bass
------------------------------------------------------|solo Mark palm mutes  
----5--6-----9--8-----5-----9--8------3---5----8---6--|the riff
-0--------0--------0-----0--------0-------------------|
                                                                              
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
----5--6-----9--8-----5--|
-0--------0--------0-----|
                                                                              
*************************
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
--------7-------------8--|* = played with wah pedal
-----6-------------7-----|
-------------------------|
-0-----------0--0--------|
         
                                                                     
Bridge  (What if!  What if! What if! 3:26)  
-----------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------------|
-0--0---0---4---0---0---0--1---0--3--0---4--3--|
-0--0---0---4---0---0---0--1---0--3--0---4--3--|
-0--0---0---4---0---0---0--1---0--3--0---4--3--|
              


-----------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------|
-----------------------------------------|
-0--0---0---4---0---0---0--1---0-----8b--|
-0--0---0---4---0---0---0--1---0-----7b--|
-0--0---0---4---0---0---0--1---0---------|                                                                              

Chorus: 3:52

Bridge: 4:30
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