Sympathy

Goo Goo Dolls


I AM VERY CONFUSED! It seems to ME as though the people who write tabs for these sites don't actually play them to make sure they're right….cuz EVERY sympathy tab I've seen is wayyy WRONG. So I took it upon myself to write a very correct one.
Here's the scoop – In performance, Johnny plays some funky tuning with a 2nd fret capo, but that only sounds right with the other guitars behind him, not on his own. THIS tab will be perfect for solo play, and sounds awesome. Correct lyrics, too. Sheesh.
Goo Goo Dolls – Sympathy – Album GutterFlower Tabbed by Marty Sedek 2002 ^ = slide h = hammer Tuning: Eb/ Ab/ Eb/ Ab/ Ab/ Eb
Intro and Verses:
Eb / ---------0-0-0--- -0-0-0------0-0-0----0---0-0 Ab/ ---------0-0-0---- 0-0-0------0-0-0----0---0-0 Ab/ ----------0-0-0---- 0-0-0------0-0-0----0---0-0 Eb/ ---------5-5-5-----0-0-0------2-2-2--- 0---0-0 Ab/----- 2^-- 5-5-5-----4-4-4------2-2-2----0---0-0 Eb/ --------xxxxx-----xxxxx-xxxxxx----xxxxxx
Stranger than you sympathy And this is my apology I'm killing myself from the inside out And now my fears have pushed you out
Pre-chorus
Eb / - 0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0 Ab/ 11^12-12-12----0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0 Ab/ -- 0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0 Eb/ - 0-0-0-0-0----7-7-7-7-7-----4-h5-5-5-5---4-4h-5-5-5 Ab/--- 0-0-0-0-0----7-7-7-7-7-----5-5 -5-5-5---5-5- 5-5-5 Eb/ -----xxxxxxxxx xxxxxxx xx xxxxxx xxxxxx
And I wished for things that I don't need All I wanted And what I chased won't set me free It's all I wanted And I get scared but I'm not crawlin' on my knees Oh –
Chorus
Eb / ------0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0------0-0-0-0 Ab/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0------0-0-0-0 Ab/ -------0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0------0-0-0-0 Eb/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0----7-7-7------5-5-5-5 Ab/--------0-0-0-0-0----7-7-7------5-5-5-5 Eb/ -------2-2-2-2-2 xxxxxx xxxxxx
Yeah – Everything all's wrong yeah Everything's all wrong –
Chorus lead-out
Eb / ------0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0-0---^---0-0 Ab/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0-0---^---0-0 Ab/ -------0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-0------0-0-0-0-0---^---0-0 Eb/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0----5-5-5-5-5-5-5------7-7-7-7-7---^---9-9---*9-7-5 Ab/--------0-0-0-0-0----5-5-5-5-5-5-5------7-7-7-7-7---^-- 9-9 Eb/ -------2-2-2-2-2 xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxx xxx xxx
Yeah, where the hell did I think I was *( 9-7-5)*
Back to Verse 2
And stranger than your sympathy I take these things so I don't feel
I'm killin' myself from the inside out And now my head's been filled with down
Pre-chorus And it's hard to lead the life you choose All I wanted When all your luck's run out on you It's all I wanted And I can't see when all your dreams are comin' true
Chorus Oh yeah, It's easy to forget, n' yeah Till you choke on the regrets- yeah Who the hell did I think I was
Verse 3
Stranger than your sympathy And all these thoughts you stole from me Now I'm not sure when I belong Nowhere's home and I'm all wrong
Bridge:
Eb / ------0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0 Ab/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0 Ab/ -------0-0-0-0-0-0-- 0-0-0-0-0-0---- 0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0 Eb/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0 Ab/--------0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5----7-7-7-7-7-7 Eb/ -------2-2-2-2-2-2---4-4-4-4-4-4-----5-5-5-5-5----7-7-7-7-7-7
And I was in love with things I tried to make believe I was
Eb / ------0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0 Ab/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0 Ab/ -------0-0-0-0-0-0-- -0-0-0-0-0-0---- 0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0 Eb/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0-0--- 0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0----0-0-0 Ab/--------0-0-0-0-0-0--- 0-0-0-0-0-0-----5-5-5-5-5----9-9-9----7-7-7 Eb/ -------2-2-2-2-2-2--- 4-4-4-4-4-4-----5-5-5-5-5----9-9-9----7-7-7
And I wouldn't be the one to kneel before the dreams I wanted
Eb / ------0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0--- 0-0-0-0-0-0 Ab/ ----- 0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0--- 0-0-0-0-0-0 Ab/ -------0-0-0-0-0-0-- -0-0-0-0-0-0----0-0-0-0-0-0--- 0-0-0-0-0-0 Eb/ ----- 4-4-4-4-4-4----5-5-5-5-5-5----4-4-4-4-4-4----5-5-5-5-5-5 Ab/--------4-4-4-4-4-4----5-5-5-5-5-5----4-4-4-4-4-4----5-5-5-5-5-5 Eb/ --------xxxxxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxxxxx xxx
And all the talk and all the lies were all the empty things disguised as –
Eb / ----0-0-0-0-0--^---0-0 Ab/ ----0-0-0-0-0--^---0-0 Ab/ -----0-0-0-0-0--^---0-0 Eb/ ----7-7-7-7-7---^--9-9---*9-7-5 Ab/------7-7-7-7-7---^- 9-9 Eb/ --------xxxxxxxxx
Me
Back to intro
Mmmyeah Stranger than your sympathy Stranger than your sympathy Mmm mmmm Mmmm hmmm.
Enjoy! ....and buy GutterFlower








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