Take Me Down

Smashing Pumpkins

 EADGBE
       - - - - - -

E 0 2 2 1 0(0)
E(i) 0 2 2 4 2 x (actually E (no 3rd) (add C#)
Emaj7 0 2 2 4 4 4
Esus2 0 7 9 9 7 7
A x 0 2 2 2 0
A5 x 0 2 2 x x
 G#m466444
 G#5    x
D#\E5 x 6 9 9 x x
C#sus2 x 4 6 6 4 4
Bsus2 x 2 4 4 2 2
F#5 2 4 4 x x x

Intro: E(i) Emaj7, E(i) Emaj7

 E(iEmaj7
   and take me down, to the underground
 E(iEmaj7
   won't you take me down, to the underground
 A5
 why oh why, there is no light
A5 (BASS NOTE: B)
and if i can't sleep, can you hold my life
Esus2 D#\E5 C#sus2 Bsus2
And Allie_________________ (I know these aren't the lyrics, but this bit
is not written in the lyrics)
 A5
 and all i see is you

E(i) Emaj7, E(i) Emaj7

 E(iEmaj7
    and take my hand, i lost where i began
 E(i
in my heart i know all of my faults
 Emaj7E
will you help me understand
 A
   and i believe in you

 G#m
you're the other half of me
Csus2 (Bass Note: High E) Bsus2
soothe... and heal...
 A
when you sleep, when you dream,
 Bsus2Bsus2Bsus2
i'll be there if you need me, whenever i hear you sing...
A5 Emaj7 A Esus2 D#\E5 C#sus2 Bsus2 A5
there is a sun, it'll come, the sun, i hear them call me down
Esus2 D#\E5 C#sus2 Bsus2
i held you once, a love that once, and life had just begun
 A5
 and you're all i see...
Esus2 D#\E5 C#sus2 Bsus2
and trumpets blew, and angels flew on the other side
 A5G#5
and you're all i see, and you're all i'll need
 F#5E
there's a love that god puts in your heart.

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Well...that, I believe, is pretty damn close!
Anyone agree/disagree?

E-mail me with any comments, improvements, and tab requests!

Adam Morris (benmo@deakin.edu.au)

Date: Thu, 1 Feb 1996 11:53:16 -0500 (EST)
From: Blanks
Subject: Tab for Take Me Down by: Smashing Pumpkins

Take Me Down
by: the Smashing Pumpkins
from the album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
as tabbed by Jonathan Blanks (blanks@cnu.edu)

Well here my attempt at it, it should sound alright for the most part.
Tune half step down of course.

Chords

A/F#? G#m/E

     E-A-D-G-B-e----------------------------------|                 E-A-D-G-B-e
  ------------------------------------------------|
     0-2-2-2-2-2                 0-6-6-4-4-4------|


A = play on the 5th as a barre chord
B = play on the 7th
C#m = like normal (the 4th fret)
E = play on the 7th
E* = play normal with open strings
G#m = play normal (the 4th fret)

Intro
A/F#? G#m/E

A/F#? G#m/E
Take me down to the underground
A/F#? G#m/E
won't you take me down to the underground
 AA
 why oh why, there is no light and if I can't sleep
 A
 will you hold my life
 E1BC#mG#mA
                                   and all I see is you
A/F#? G#m/E
A/F#? G#m/E
Take my hand, I lost where I began
A/F#?
In my heart I know all of my faults
 G#m/E
Won't you help me understand
 AG#m
 And I believe in you, you're the other half of me
 C#mG#m
 Soothe and heal
 A
 When you sleep, when you dream, I'll be there when you need me,
 B
Whenever I hear you sing
A E* A
There is sun.......
 EBC#mG#mA
It'll come, the sun,  I hear them call me down...... 
 EBC#mG#m
held you once, a love that once, when life had just begun....
 A
 and you're all I see
 EBC#mG#m
and trumpets blew and angels flew on the other side
 AG#m
and you're all I see, and you're all I need
A E*
there's alove that God puts in your heart...

Well there you have it, I'm sure it's not 100% correct but...
Corrections, comments, questions?.....blanks@cnu.edu

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