Goo Goo Dolls - Thousand Words Chords & Tabs

 

Thousand Words Chords & Tabs

Goo Goo Dolls Chords & Tabs

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Thousand Words Tab

   
E5                   D5                   C5
      2 4 4 x x x          0 2 2 x x x          x 5 7 7 x x

Gtr I (D G C F A D) - 'Lead Guitar'
Gtr II (D G C F A D) - 'Backing Guitar'
Gtr III (D G C F A D) - 'Rhythm Guitar'
Gtr IV (D G C F A D) - 'Overdriven Guitar'

  Q=145
 4/4
  Gtr I
                                 >
   W              +W            +W            +W
|--------------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|--------------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|-16b18--------|-(16)--------|-(16)--------|-(16)----|
|--------------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|--------------|-------------|-------------|---------|
|--------------|-------------|-------------|---------|

  Q  E  E  E  E  E   E     Q.       E  +Q     E   E
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|------------14h16p(14)-|-16b18====16r(16)--(16)----|
|------14h16------------|--------------------14--14-|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------------|---------------------------|
      ~~
   E  H     +Q.      +E   Q   E  E  E  E  E
|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-14h16----(16)---|-(16)-16--14h16-14h16-14h==|
|-----------------|---------------------------|
|-----------------|---------------------------|

   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-16p14h16p14h16p14h16p14h|=16p14h16p14h16p14h16p14-|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
|-------------------------|-------------------------|
   ~~
   H     +E   Q   E        +Q.    E   +E   S  S  E  E
|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|------------14--16b18==|=(16)---16r=(16)p14----14-----|
|-16----(16)------------|--------------------16----16--|
|-----------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------|------------------------------|

   E  E  H     E  E    E  Q   Q   Q  E
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|-------------------|------------------|
|-14----------------|------------------|
|----16-14----14-14-|-14S12--12--11--x-|
|-------------------|------------------|
                             ~~
   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E    H     +E   S  S  E  E
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------14-16-|
|-------------------14-16-|-16----(16)-14h16-------|
|-11S12-12S14-14h16-------|------------------------|
|-------------------------|------------------------|

   Q       E  +S   S  H       +Q.    Q   Q   E
|--------------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------|
|-16b18===16r(16)p14-------|-------------------|
|--------------------16----|-(16)---14--14--14-|
|--------------------------|-------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------|
      ~~~
   E  H.       +E     +H.       Q
|------------------|----------------|
|------------------|----------------|
|------------------|----------------|
|-14S16-------(16)-|-(16)-----------|
|------------------|------------x\--|
|------------------|-----------14\--|

  Gtr II
  W          +W           +H.       E  E    +W
|----------|------------|----------------|---------|
|----------|------------|-------------14-|-(14)----|
|-2--------|-(2)--------|-(2)------14----|---------|
|----------|------------|----------------|---------|
|----------|------------|----------------|---------|
|----------|------------|----------------|---------|

   +Q    E   H      +E     +Q     E    H      +E
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-(14)------17-----(17)-|-(17)--(17)--17-----(17)-|
|-------16-(16)----(16)-|-(16)---16--(16)----(16)-|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|

   +Q.    Q   Q   E    +W
|-------------------|---------|
|-(17)---14--15--14-|-(14)----|
|-(16)--------------|---------|
|-------------------|---------|
|-------------------|---------|
|-------------------|---------|

   +Q    E   H      +E     +Q     E    H      +E
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-(14)------17-----(17)-|-(17)--(17)--17-----(17)-|
|-------16-(16)----(16)-|-(16)---16--(16)----(16)-|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|

   +Q.    Q   Q    E     +W
|---------------------|---------|
|-(17)---14--15---14--|-(14)----|
|-(16)-----------(14)-|-(14)----|
|---------------------|---------|
|---------------------|---------|
|---------------------|---------|
                                                      ~~~
   +H     H      W          W          E  E E  E  E  E  Q
|--------------|----------|----------|---------------------|
|-(14)---------|----------|----------|---------------------|
|--------------|----------|----------|---------------------|
|--------------|----------|----------|-9-11-9--------------|
|--------------|----------|----------|--------12-14-12-12\-|
|--------------|----------|----------|---------------------|

  W          H    E +Q.        +W            W
|----------|-----------------|-------------|------|
|----------|------2-(2)------|-------------|------|
|----------|------4-(4)b6====|=(4)r--------|------|
|----------|-----------------|-------------|------|
|----------|-----------------|-------------|------|
|----------|-----------------|-------------|------|

  H     H      +H      E   Q   E   H      E  Q.      +H   +E     S  E S  E
|------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------------|
|------------|-------------------|----------10----|-(10)-(10)---10h12---10--|
|------------|-------------------|------/13-------|-------------------------|
|------/7----|-(7)----(9)-(7)----|----------------|-------------------------|
|------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------------|
|------------|-------------------|----------------|-------------------------|

   +H     H      W          H    Q  E  E    Q.        E   E  E  E  E
|--------------|----------|--------------|----------------------------|
|-(10)---------|----------|--------------|-----------14---------------|
|--------------|----------|-----------14-|-16b18====(16)r16-14--------|
|--------------|----------|--------------|---------------------16-14--|
|--------------|----------|--------------|----------------------------|
|--------------|----------|--------------|----------------------------|

                           <                    >
   ~~
   H    H      W           Q   +Q        +Q    +Q     Q  E  Q       E  E  E
|------------|----------|---------------------------|------16b17===16r16p14--|
|------------|----------|-17--(17)b19===(17)r=(17)--|------------------------|
|------------|----------|---------------------------|------------------------|
|-16---------|----------|---------------------------|------------------------|
|------------|----------|---------------------------|------------------------|
|------------|----------|---------------------------|------------------------|
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   Q   H    Q     H.       E     +E     H     Q.    E    +Q.  E   Q  Q
|--------------|---------------------|----------------|------------------|
|-17S=19-------|-17------------------|----------------|------14-----14---|
|--------------|----------16b18r(16)-|-16----18----14-|-(14)-----16------|
|--------------|---------------------|----------------|------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|----------------|------------------|
|--------------|---------------------|----------------|------------------|

   Q   E  Q.    E  E    +Q    E  Q.    E  E
|--------------------|----------------------|
|-----14-------14----|-------14-------14----|
|-16-----14-------16-|-(16)-----14-------16-|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|

   +Q    E  Q.    E  E    +Q    E  Q.    Q
|----------------------|-------------------|
|-------14-------14----|-------14-17----17-|
|-(16)-----14-------16-|-(16)--------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|

   Q   E  Q.    E  E    +Q    E  Q.    E  E
|--------------------|----------------------|
|-----14-------14----|-------14-------14----|
|-16-----14-------16-|-(16)-----14-------16-|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|

   +Q    E  Q.    E  E    +Q    E  Q.    Q
|----------------------|-------------------|
|-------14-------14----|-------14-------17-|
|-(16)-----14-------16-|-(16)-----14-------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|
|----------------------|-------------------|

   Q   E  Q.    E  E    +Q    E  Q.    E  E
|--------------------|----------------------|
|-----14-------14----|-------14-------14----|
|-16-----14-------16-|-(16)-----14-------16-|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|

   +Q    E  Q.    E  E    +Q    E  Q.    Q
|----------------------|---------------------|
|-------14-------14----|-------14-------14---|
|-(16)-----14-------16-|-(16)-----14---------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|
|----------------------|---------------------|

  E5                      D5
   E E  E  E  E E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E E  E  E
   | |  |  |  | |  |  |     |  |  |  |  | |  |  |
   / /  /  /  / /  /  /     /  /  /  /  / /  /  /

   Q    E  Q.      E  E    +Q     E  Q.      E  E
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|------14---------14----|--------14---------14----|
|-16------14---------16-|-(16)------14---------16-|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|

  C5
    E  E  E  E  E E  E  E     E  E  E E E E  E E
    |  |  |  |  | |  |  |     |  |  | | | |  | |
    /  /  /  /  / /  /  /     /  /  / / / /  / /

   +Q     E  Q.      E  E    +Q     H        Q
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------14---------14----|--------14-------14----|
|-(16)------14---------16-|-(16)------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------|

  E5                      D5
  Gtr III
   E E  E  E  E E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E E  E  E
   | |  |  |  | |  |  |     |  |  |  |  | |  |  |
   / /  /  /  / /  /  /     /  /  /  /  / /  /  /

   Q    E  Q.      E  E    +Q     E  Q.      E  E
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|------14---------14----|--------14---------14----|
|-16------14---------16-|-(16)------14---------16-|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|

  C5
    E  E  E  E  E E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E E  E  E
    |  |  |  |  | |  |  |     |  |  |  |  | |  |  |
    /  /  /  /  / /  /  /     /  /  /  /  / /  /  /

   +Q     E  Q.      E  E    +Q     E  Q.      E  E
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------14---------14----|--------14---------14-----|
|-(16)------14---------16-|-(16)------14---------16--|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|

  E5                      D5
   E E  E  E  E E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E E  E  E
   | |  |  |  | |  |  |     |  |  |  |  | |  |  |
   / /  /  /  / /  /  /     /  /  /  /  / /  /  /

   Q    E  Q.      E  E    +Q     E  Q.      E  E
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|------14---------14----|--------14---------14----|
|-16------14---------16-|-(16)------14---------16-|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|

  C5
    E  E  E  E  E E  E  E     E  E  E  E  E E  E  E
    |  |  |  |  | |  |  |     |  |  |  |  | |  |  |
    /  /  /  /  / /  /  /     /  /  /  /  / /  /  /

   +Q     E  Q.      E  E    +Q     E  Q.      E  E
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|--------14---------14----|--------14---------14-----|
|-(16)------14---------16-|-(16)------14---------16--|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------|--------------------------|

  E5                D5                C5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   H    Q  Q
  | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   | | | | | | | |   |       |
  / / / / / / / /   / / / / / / / /   / / / / / / / /   /       /

  Gtr IV
  Q   E Q   E E E   Q   E Q   E E E   Q   E E E E E E   H    Q  Q
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-------7\-|
|-4---4-4---4-4-4-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-7---7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-------7\-|
|-4---4-4---4-4-4-|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-5---5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-------5\-|
|-2---2-2---2-2-2-|-0---0-0---0-0-0-|-----------------|------------|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
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