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Submitted by: black_guitarist

Song: First Time
Band: Hawk Nelson
Album: Letters to the President
Copyright 2004 Tooth & Nail Records
Tabbed by: Edi K. (e-mail me at diami_11@yahoo.com)

Tuning: Half-step down (Eb-Ab-Db-Gb-Bb-Eb)


.= palm mute
*= stacato


Intro:
eb|---------------------------------------------
Bb|---------------------------------------------
Gb|--4--6--8/9\8--6/8---4--6--8/9--------------   x2
Db|--x--x--x-x-x--x-x---x--x--x-x-8-8-6-6-8-6-4
Ab|--2--4--6/7\6--4/6---2--4--6/7-6-6-4-4-6-4-2
Eb|---------------------------------------------
				  . . . . . . .


Verse:
eb|------------------	   eb|-----------------------
Bb|------------------	   Bb|-----------------------
Gb|--4-4-------------  x2  Gb|--4---4-3~-------------
Db|--4-4--4-2-2-2-2--	   Db|--4---4-3~-------------
Ab|--2-2--4-2-2-2-2--	   Ab|--2---2-1~--2-4-2-1-2--
Eb|-------2-0-0-0-0--	   Eb|-----------------------

eb|----------------------------------------------------------------
Bb|----------------------------------------------------------------
Gb|----------------------------------------------------------------
Db|--4-4-4-4-4---------------------4-4-4-4-4-4---------------------
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2--4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2-2-2--4-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--
Eb|-------------2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------2-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--
     . . . . .      . . . . . . .    . . . . .      . . . . . . .


Pre-chorus:
eb|---------------------------------------------------
Bb|---------------------------------------------------
Gb|--4------------6-6---------------------------------
Db|--4--4-4--2-2--x-x---4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6--8-8-8-8--9--
Ab|--2--4-4--2-2--4-4---2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--6-6-6-6--7--
Eb|-----2-2--0-0--------------------------------------
	* *  * *        . . . .  . . . .  . . . .  .


Chorus
eb|----------------------------------------------
Bb|----------------------------------------------
Gb|--4-4-4-4------------------4-4-4-4-4-------6--
Db|--4-4-4-4--2-2-------------4-4-4-4-4--2-2--x--
Ab|--2-2-2-2--2-2--2-4-2-1-2--2-2-2-2-2--2-2--4--
Eb|-----------0-0------------------------0-0-----
			      * *

eb|------------------------------------------
Bb|------------------------------------------
Gb|--4-4-4-4---------------------------------
Db|--4-4-4-4--2-2--4-4---2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4--
Ab|--2-2-2-2--2-2--4-4---2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4-4--
Eb|-----------0-0--2-2---0-0-0-0--2-2-2-2-2--
			 * * * *  * *


REPEAT INTRO x2


Verse 2:
eb|------------------------------------------------
Bb|------------------------------------------------
Gb|--4--4-------------3-3/4---4-------------3-3/4--
Db|--4--4-------------x-x-x---4-------------x-x-x--
Ab|--2--2--2-2-2-2-2--1-1/2---2--2-2-2-2-2--1-1/2--
Eb|--------0-0-0-0-0-------------0-0-0-0-0---------
	   . . . . .		 . . . . .

eb|------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb|------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb|--4-4-4-4--3-3/4--4-4-4-4--3-3/4--4-4-4-4--3-3/4--4-4-4-4--3-3/4--
Db|--4-4-4-4--x-x-x--4-4-4-4--x-x-x--4-4-4-4--x-x-x--4-4-4-4--x-x-x--
Ab|--2-2-2-2--1-1/2--2-2-2-2--1-1/2--2-2-2-2--1-1-2--2-2-2-2--1-1/2--
Eb|------------------------------------------------------------------

eb|-------------------------------
Bb|-------------------------------
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--   x2
Db|--4-4-x-x-4-4-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--
Eb|-------------------------------
     * *     * *


REPEAT PRE-CHORUS
REPEAT CHORUS
REPEAT INTRO


Bridge:
eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4/6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6\3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4--
Db|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--
Ab|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2/4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4\1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1/2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--
Eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------

eb|-----------------------------------------------------------
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------------
Gb|--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-11-xxx-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-xxx--
Db|--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--xxx-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x--xxx--
Ab|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--xxx-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--xxx--
Eb|-----------------------------------------------------------

eb|-----------------------------------------------
Bb|-----------------------------------------------
Gb|--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-xxx-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10--
Db|--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-xxx-x--x--x--x--x--x--x--x---
Ab|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-xxx-8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8---
Eb|-----------------------------------------------

eb|-------------------------------------------------------------------
Bb|-------------------------------------------------------------------
Gb|--4-4-4-4-----------4-4-4-4-----------4-4-4-4-----------4-4-4-4----
Db|--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4~
Ab|--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--4~
Eb|-----------0-0-0-0-----------2-2-2-2-----------0-0-0-0-----------2~


Outro:
eb|--------------------------------------
Bb|--------------------------------------
Gb|--4-4-4-4-----------4-4-4-4-----------   x2
Db|--4-4-4-4--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--4-4-4-4--
Ab|--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--4-4-4-4--
Eb|-----------0-0-0-0-----------2-2-2-2--

eb|-----------------------------------------------------
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------
Gb|--4------------------4-4---6-6---8-8---9---9---------
Db|--4--4-4--2-2--4-4---4-4---6-6---8-8---9---9---------
Ab|--2--4-4--2-2--4-4---2-2---4-4---6-6---7---7---------
Eb|-----2-2--0-0--2-2-----------------------------------
        * *  * *  * *   * *   * *   * *   

eb|-----------------------------------------------------
Bb|-----------------------------------------------------
Gb|--4------------------4-4-4-4--6-6-6--8---9-9-9-9\----
Db|--4--4-4--2-2--4-4---x-x-x-x--x-x-x--x---x-x-x-x-----
Ab|--2--4-4--2-2--4-4---2-2-2-2--4-4-4--6---7-7-7-7\----
Eb|-----2-2--0-0--2-2-----------------------------------
        * *  * *  * *



This song is pretty easy to play, it's just that there
are some parts which are hard to hear. Feel free to post
any questions or comments, or even e-mail if you'd like.

Peace,
"black guitarist"

Comments about this tab

njsk8rboy - 2005-02-24

mostly good


c2gn - 2005-02-27

I talked to Jonathan of Hawk Nelson last night at the concert in Minneapolis and he informed me that they play everything in drop C# tunning. Just thought I'd mention that to be helpful to all.


njsk8rboy - 2005-03-24

true they do use drop c# on ALL of their songs except maybe from underneath


xRoxy2x - 2005-07-24

This song rocks! Hawk Nelson Rocks! I thought i'd let you all know that.


legendary_chin - 2006-05-04

this song is cool, all of hawk nelsons songs are cool! keep up the good job.


hawkNfan94 - 2006-09-28

Dude 2 words FREAKIN AMAZING i liked it and so did my band it was great thanx!


guitardude00 - 2007-01-29

THIS SONG RULEZ I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD BE SO EASY!TY DUDE


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