Guitar Tabs, Chords and Lyrics
Server problems seems to be fixed. Chordie has been experiencing problems with songs disappearing. These issues now seems to be fixed, but still verifying the fix. If you find anything strange, please email

Come Down  Toad the Wet Sprocket

From Mon May 12 12:51:55 1997
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 19:52:15 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Come Down by Toad the Wet Sprocket
Come Down by Toad the Wet Sprocket
off the album Coil
Transcription by Scott Josselyn (
*Capo 1st Fret*
*All chords are relative to capo but all tab is relative
to nut (i.e. a "1" in tab is an "open" string)
Chords: G=320033 D/F#=200232 Em=0220(3)0 Cadd9=x32033
G/B=x20033 A7sus4=x02233 or 540055
A#6=650066 or x03366*
Cadd9(use this type to follow A#6)=870088 or xx5588*
*Guitar 2(Todd) plays arpeggios of these chords while Glenn
strums the rhythm with the first type
Todd's Riffs:
Riff 1 (intro and over 3rd chorus?)

Riff 2 Riff 3
(over all G-A7sus4 progressions) (over A#6-Cadd9 progressions)
 -13--11---8-----8---4----- -7---7---7---9---9----9---|
 -13--11---9-----9---4----- --7---7-------9---9-------|
 -10---8---1-----1---1----- ---4---4-------6---6------|
 -------------------------- --------------------------|
 -------------------------- --------------------------|
 -------------------------- --------------------------|

Song opens with feedback on an open A chord then:
G-D/F#-Em-Cadd9-G/B-A7sus4 x2
[G]open up and [A7sus4]let me in
[G]i was lucky to live, [A7sus4]dont need to win
[G]forgave myself and if[A7sus4] that's a sin
it's n[A#6]ot enough you'd [Cadd9]even know it
y[G]ou did right [A7sus4]to call my bluff
'ca[G]use i wont [A7sus4]say when i've had enough
a[G]nd i worked so [A7sus4]hard to need this stuff
a[A#6]nd you tried so long [Cadd9]to just ignore it
( Tab from: )
[G] [D/F#] [Em] wont you [Cadd9]come [G/B]down [A7sus4] where i am
[G] [D/F#] [Em] word are [Cadd9]hidden,[G/B] [A7sus4] understand
[G] [A7sus4] [G] [A7sus4]  
i won[G]t repeat my[A7sus4]self again
i wil[G]l not repeat [A7sus4]myself again
it's a[G]nother p[A7sus4]romise d.o.a.
and de[A#6]spite my every [Cadd9]hope
there is no t[A#]ruth behind my[Cadd9] best intentioned oath
[G] [D/F#] [Em] won't you [Cadd9]come [G/B] [A7sus4]down where i am
[G] [D/F#] [Em] words are [Cadd9]hidden[G/B], [A7sus4] understand
G D/F# Em Cadd9 G/B A7sus4 (hold........)
won't you come down
(still holding A chord........)
been away too long i know i have
(Chords:G-A7sus4 x3 A#6-Cadd9 x3)
 -/4-4-4--4-4-4-4-4-4-(times 4)-/4-4-4--4-3-1---3-4-------------------|
 -/12-12-12--/12-12-12-12---14-16-14-12--(times 3 then)--14b(16)------|

[G] [D/F#] [Em] won't you [Cadd9]come [G/B] [A7sus4] down, help me stand
[G] [D/F#] [Em] there is h[Cadd9]ealing[G/B] [A7sus4] in your hands
[G] [D/F#] [Em] won't you [Cadd9]come [G/B] [A7sus4] down where i am
[G] [D/F#] [Em] words all [Cadd9]leave [G/B]me[A7sus4]
[A7sus4]been away to long
i know i've [A7sus4]been away to long
i know i [A7sus4]have[A7sus4]
*the solo sounds like at least 4 guitars.. one playing rythmn one
playing riff 2 and two others that i tired to tab as one guitar...

Important: The song above is NOT stored on the Chordie server. The original song is hosted at Chordie works as a search engine and provides on-the-fly formatting. Chordie does not index songs against artists'/composers' will. To remove this song please click here.

Text color:
Chord color:
Chord grids: 
Font size:    
Page size: 

A# A#6 A7sus4 Cadd9 D/F# Em G G/B
Rate #1 of 3 versions

Jango Player

Login - add to songbook


You need to log in to post comments