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Submitted by: IncuThrice07

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                      INDESCRIBABLE - Chris Tomlin
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By:  Gary(garyhale@spu.edu)

CAPO 4TH FRET!!!

~   - let ring out
/ \ - slide
v   - vibrato
>   - strumming not defined
p   - pull off
h   - hammer on

GUITAR 1'S PARTS:
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Chords Used:
  Csus2 Em  D/F#  G  Am  F  Dsus2  B/G A#sus2  G#
e|--3----0--------3---0--1----0-----3-----1-----------------------------------|
B|--3----0---3----3---1--1----3-----3-----1-----------------------------------|
G|--0----0---2----0---2--2----2-----0-----3-----------------------------------|
D|--2----2---0----0---2--3----0-----0-----3----6------------------------------|
A|--3----2---x----2---0--3----------2-----1----6------------------------------|
E|-------0---2----3------1---------------------4------------------------------|

Intro:  Csus2

Verse:

Em - D/F# - G
Am - G - F
Em - D/F# - G
Am - G - F
Csus2 - G

Chorus:

G - Dsus2 - Csus2
Em - B/G - Csus2
G - Dsus2 - Csus2
Em - B/G - Csus2

Repeat Intro

Repeat Verse

Repeat Chorus

Bridge:

Am - G - F
A#sus2 - G#

Repeat Chorus: (2x)

End on:  Csus2

GUITAR 2'S PARTS:
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Intro:  (2x)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------12-11------9------------------------------------------------------|
G|----9h11--------11-----9--9/11~--------------------------------------------|
D|-9-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse:  "...fragrance of spring..."
e|--9/11v~------12v~---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus:  (4x)
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-16>---15>---13>>----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--x-----x-----x------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-14>---13>---11>>----------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat Intro

2nd Verse:
e|---------------------------------------------------9/11~----11p9-7---------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------7-7/9v~-|
G|-----------8v~---9~-----------11-9-8-6-8-9-8~------------------------------|
D|--9--11--9--------------11/13----------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat Chorus

Bridge:  (Same as guitar 1)

Repeat Chorus:  (2x)

Repeat Intro:  (4x)

Enjoy everyone!  E-mail any questions, comments, requests to:
garyhale@spu.edu
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Comments about this tab

unknown - 2005-01-09

there are actually 3 guitars on this song. 1 acoustic & 2 electrics. in the intro, after it does the guitar2 part, then there is another guitar that does a short riff. on the chorus, one electric is doing power chords and the other is doing a riff (like a lead on the higher strings). i haven't tried to tab it. please post if you can.

thx,
rhoy (rhoydotp@hotmail.com)


bufered - 2005-02-22

theres no Dsus2 or Csus2 its just D and C2. the bridge is also wrong. everything else looks good though.


jesus_freak_jd - 2005-03-07

this is my first time doing these comments but on the chorus I believe it goes G D C2
em D C2

Thats the way that I do it and it sounds good.

turn this world upside down,
JD


oneinchrist72 - 2005-03-10

Regarding "Csus2" vs. "C2"... as far as I know (and both my exaustive chord books which have neither) they are the same thing. He charts it out in tab... so why did you comment. Good job to the one who did this! this one is more accurate that the others I've seen here. Great Song! Blessings..


sjbcm - 2005-03-13

Try a Cmaj7 for intro (capo 4 versions)
all the best


sjbcm - 2005-03-13

...the simple variation for Cmaj7

E--0--
B--0--
G--0--
D--2--
A--3--
E--3--


David wood - 2005-04-03

the Csus2 and the C2 are "cadd9" x32033


bufered - 2005-05-20

Verse is right but the chorus is wrong.its
G,D,C,Em
G,AM,C,D


musicmatt112590 - 2005-06-27

I didn't post that comment up top there. And, it seems like nobody puts the EMaj9 chord at the beginning that it starts on.


bobbyleebrown - 2005-09-02

Well, guys, I know this is a little late, but a good variation on Cmaj7 (which is a r-C, 3-e, 5-g, and Major 7-b, would be 0-10-10-9-0-0. I figured this one out on "Lord You Are Good" by New Breed. Awesome group!! Check them out at Integrity.com

God Bless


bobbyleebrown - 2005-09-02

For Emaj9 (EAbBDbF#), You could play this combo on either 1 or 13 fret, depending on how you like it. Other inversions exist as well. 0-2-4-1-4-0, or x-14-16-13-16-x. The high-fret one may be a little... um... high, I don't have an axe handy.

God Bless


deshei - 2005-10-21

O.K. there are a few guitars on the studio version of this song, but I JUST saw Chris Tomlin's Indescribable concert and there was one acoustic and one electric. No other guitars. This is not a perfect tab, but a GREAT one and better than I did. Thanks for posting it!


pjohn - 2005-11-14

Bridge:

Am - G - F
A#sus2 - A#/G#

A#/G# 4-x-3-3-3-x


monz8328 - 2006-03-02

sounds good but this is how i play it
capo 2(A)

verse 1
F#m
From the......
E/G# A E/G# A
depths of the........
Bm7 A G G(#4)
creation's revealing your majesty
F#m
From the colors.......
E/G# A E/G# A
Fragrance of spring
Bm7
ev'ry creature....
D/A G D/F# E/G#
song that it sings All ex-claiming
Chorus
A E
indescriable .........
D2
you placed the..........
F#m
by name
A/C# D
you are......, God
A E
All powerful, .....
D
Awestruck we .........
F#m
proclaim
A/C# D
you are........., God

verse 2 same as verse 1
repeat chours 2X
Bridge
Bm7 A G C C/Bb
you are amazing, God

repeat chorus


monz8328 - 2006-03-02

you will have to listen for when to switch chords


Decency - 2006-08-04

Actually, the chorus that I play that sounds exact is G D C Em G/B C. Try that out.


play4JC - 2006-09-03

All you you seem to have the same chord progressions pretty much, but in different key. The original/recording starts on a G#m or F#m when CAPO 2 (A), but you can play it both ways. You should also cater to your singers, becuase Chris TOmlin is like a SUPER-Tenor.

For the intro, I believe the lick is:

B-x-------12-11--7--9----------|
E-x--9-11--------------9--11---| play twice before G#m....

it starts right after the first bead (x), the drummer should start off with one kick. I play it with hammer-ons to make it alittle smoother, but it's nice without it too. This is also how the song ends, but the play in my band has that same riff and it's really nice if everything is put together.

Tell me what you thing


vbaliga - 2006-10-13

This is a good tab. The cd version I believe is actually capo 2 with the bar chords, but this version is a lot easier for leading praise and worship. And whoever posted earlier that Csus2, C2 and Cadd9 were all the same chord was right.


unidentified225 - 2006-12-30

I think the tab was GREAT. It sounds ok to me.


PhilKoh - 2007-02-19

I've been listening to this all night, going back and forth, but I'm now convinced there is a Bm7 underneath when he sings "you are amazing". I know the bass is B, and the G/B sounds great as writen in the tab, but in the recording, sometimes I hear a hint of Bm7. I think that's why someone said they play a D there, which works since Bm7 is the same as D/B (a D major chord over a B bass note) as long as someone else is playing the B bass note. The Bm7 just really grabs me more than the G/B, which sounds somehow passive coming from a Em. So, I don't know I'm actually hearing it in the recording or if it's my own bias. Anyway, I love this song and this tab is great.


Rangdaddy94 - 2007-05-10

DUDE SWEEEEET!!!! It's all Perfect!!!!


woodstock109 - 2007-09-19

Only C2 and Cadd9 (the proper way to refer to the chord) are the same. Speaking from pure theory, taking in point overall tonality, Csus2 is played when you replace or suspend the 3rd with the second in relation to the root. Example:

e X
B 1
G 0
D 0
A 3
E X

This suspends the 3rd (E played on the open e string and the E played on the D string.) for the second (D played as the open D string).

Cadd9 adds the D note (played on the B string) one octave (or more) higher than the lowest root note (C played on the A string). Most people add the 5th (G on the high e string) for ease of playing.


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