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Not When I Need It  Matthew Sweet

ds from: Jake Jaffe
Verse tab transcribed by kevin gardner
Solo from: Jef Lepine (
h = hammer on p = pull off
[D] [A] [Bm] [Bm/A]  

[G] [G/F#] [E]  

[Bm] [Bm/A] [E]  


[D]Look at you you're[Edim] just as [Bm]blind
[A]Trying to [G]grab your little [G/F#]piece of [Em]mind[A]
And you [Bm]want to [A]hold it [E]near
But you know y[A]ou can't k[E]eep it
[D]Say a little [Edim]should suff[Bm]ice
[A]But more than a [G]little of y[G/F#]ou is so n[Em]ice[A]
And you [Bm]give me [A]what I [E]want
Not when I [D]need it (not when I [A]need it)
Not when I [Bm]need it ([A]not when I [E]need it)
Well I [D]find it all the [A]time
But Not when I n[D]eed it[A]
-Verse (chords same as 1st half of 1st verse above)-
No two days are quite the same
I look at me life I really can't complain
And you come so easily
Not when I [D]need it (not when I [A]need it)
Not when I [Bm]need it ([A]not when I [E]need it)
Well I [D]find it all the [A]time

Not when I need it
[Bm]The feeling's [A]getting [G]out of hand
[Bm]But I can't [A]have you [E]on demand
[G]I can hang onto a dre[A]am
D Edim Bm (solo over verse chords)
But I can't hold it
-verse (chords as before)-
Late at night I'm filled with fear
That I can't take for granted that you'll
Always be near
And it makes me hate myself
To think I [D]can't see it (not wh[A]en I need it)
Not when I [Bm]need it ([A]not when I [E]need it)
Well I [D]find it all the [A]time
Not when I n[Bm]eed it ([A]not when I [E]need it)
Well I [D]find it all the [D]time
Not when I n[D]eed it[Edim] [Bm] [A] [G] [G/F#] [Em] [A] [Bm] [A] [E]

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A Bm Bm/A D E Edim Em G G/F#
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