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Switchfoot - Only Hope

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Switchfoot
Only Hope

I tabbed this song for this site a while back, but after many, many times of 
playing it for church and special events, I've gotten it down to almost 
perfection. This is an awsome song, and you can totally see God it in! This tab 
is detailed as far as all the notes and chord fingerings go, but if you still 
have any input on this please e-mail me at joshdmorris@mchsi.com  Thanks and 
God Bless!
  -Josh Morris


Oh..and I tabbed the piano and bass parts for this as well and if you would 
like either of them, just email me and I'll try to get you the music.



INTRO: Play 2x

E------------------------------------------------------------
B------------------------------------------------------------
G-----------------7-9-\4/7-7-7\5--4-4\2-0--------------------
D------7/9------------------------------------2-4-5-4-2-\1---
A-2/7--------------------------------------------------------
E------------------------------------------------------------


 ** Play 4x
E---------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------3------3-------3----------
G-----7-------4-------2-------0-----------------------------4---
D----9-------5-------4---------------2--------------2------4----
A-7---------------2----------2----3---------2----3-------2------
E---------3---------------0--------------3----------------------

Chorus: 
These are the fingerings I use for these chords.

  E       Esus       B         A      C#m      C7?
|||1||   ||||||   X|||||    X|||||  X|||||   X|||||                            
022|00   022200   X2||00    X02200  X4||00   X3||00                           
||||||   ||||||   X|||||    X|||||  X|||||   X|||||                           
||||||   ||||||   X|44||    X|||||  X|66||   X|55||                        
||||||   ||||||   X|||||    X|||||  X|||||   X|||||                    

       E/Esus, B A 
       E/Esus, B A 
       C#m, A, C#m
       C#m, C7 <(not quite sure of the name of this chord but look above) 

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------3------3-------3----------
G-----7-------4-------2-------0-----------------------------4---
D----9-------5-------4---------------2--------------2------4----
A-7---------------2----------2----3---------2----3-------2------
E---------3---------------0--------------3----------------------
Bass Comes In

**Play 2x

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------3------3-------3-------0--
G-----7-------4-------2-------0-------------0-------0-------2---
D----9-------5-------4---------------2----------2--------1------
A-7---------------2----------2----3------2----------------------
E---------3---------------0-------------------------------------

E---------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------3------3-------3----------
G-----7-------4-------2-------0-----------------------------4---
D----9-------5-------4---------------2--------------2------4----
A-7---------------2----------2----3---------2----3-------2------
E---------3---------------0--------------3----------------------


Play Chorus


Play 2x   (Palm Mute)
E---------------------------------------------------------------
B---------------------------------------------------------------
G---------------------------------------------------------------
D----9-9---9-9---4-4---9-9---5-5---9-9---5-5---4-4--------------
A--7-----5-----2-----7-----3-----5-----3-----2------------------
E---------------------------------------------------------------


I bar these chords, except for the A and B at the end of this section.

  Dm      Bm      F#      B
55||55  22||22  2|||22  X|||||                         
||||||  ||||||  |||2||  X2||00                          
||77||  ||44||  |44|||  X|||||                         
||||||  ||||||  ||||||  X|44||                       
||||||  ||||||  ||||||  X|||||                          

     Dm, Bm
     Dm, Bm
     Dm, Bm
     F#, Bm,
     A, B, A, B

 Chorus

This part you can use 2 guitar's for. But one will do just fine, if you mix the 
2 parts kinda.

Guitar 1 (if you don't have 2 guitars, bass will do just as good)
                                                            
E---------------------------------------------------------------
B-------------------------------------3------3-------3----------
G-----7-------4-------2-------0-----------------------------4---
D----9-------5-------4---------------2--------------2------4----
A-7---------------2----------2----3---------2----3-------2------
E---------3---------------0--------------3----------------------
                                                            

Guitar 2                 
                                                     2nd time only
E---------------------------------------------------------|-0---
B---------------------------------------------------------|-0---
G-----------------7-9-4----7-7-7\9--4-4\2-0---------------|-0---
D------7/9------------------------------------2-4-5-4-2-1-|-2---
A-2/7-----------------------------------------------------|-2---
E---------------------------------------------------------|-0---

Comments about this tab

paaskanama - 2004-01-26

You've probably already been corrected, but the C7? chord is Cmaj7.


Jesse1021 - 2004-03-21

the Esus in the chorus should be an Emaj7


watacool - 2004-09-06

i get evrything except for the intro.


saxman19 - 2004-12-08

The B's listed are Bsus
NICE JOB with this tab man!!! Besides chord names, I see nothing wrong.


little_pilgrim - 2005-01-26

The Bm in the bridge should be 2-2-4-4-3-2 otherwise it's a B and I'm not sure about the Dm whether it should be 5-5-7-7-6-5 or the way you have it, but great job on this tab though


manchahector - 2005-02-13

E--------7---------------------3------------------------------------------------
A-7-------5----5-----2----3---------3----2--2---2-------------------------------
D--5-------7----0-----0----2----0----2------------------------------------------
G----7-----------4-----2----0----0----0----2--2---2-----------------------------
B----------------------------3----3----3----------------------------------------
E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
you did a good job on the chorus but this is how the versus go i gurantee it


trumpetswan - 2006-03-25

manchahector's correction is not right. in fact, by george, it's wrong! the tab's verse is really really good. only one thing. instead of the first three notes
G-----7
D----9-
A-7----
i would play
B-----3
G----4-
D-2----
because after the intro your fingers are right there and it's easier.
thanks for reading this. even though i've never met you, i appreciate it.
little man (let my pride fall down)


rokn4godgrl - 2007-03-26

I agree with trumpetswan, Its easier to drop it.

God loves you ;)


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