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If You Could Only See by Tonic

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"If You Could Only See" by TONIC
From the album LEMON PARADE (1996)
Words and Music ny Emerson Hart

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***Capo 1st Fret on all guitars (Capo is shown as being the nut)
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Am		C		G5   G5/F  Asus2		Cmaj7/E	G6   Fmaj7#11	Em
0		0		3		3		0			0			0		0			0
1		1		3		3		0			0			0		0			0
2		0		0		0		2			5			4		2			0
2		2		0		0		2			5			5		3			2
0		3		x		x		0			3			5		3			2
x		3		3		1		x			0			3		1			0

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The beginning is only one acoustic guitar, strumming the following chords.

|Am    |C      |G5		|G5/F	  	|
|Am    |C      |G5    |G5/F  	|
|Am    |C      |G5    |G5/F (hold) |


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Here is where the two distorted electric guitars come in:
(The strings are shown in relation to the capo.)

   (Gtr. 2)
F ||-------------------|----------------------------|| Play 2x
C ||-------------------|----------------------------||
G#||.--------------9\7-|-(7)-5/14----------14\-----.||
D#||.---9/10\9---------|---------------------------.||
A#||-------------------|----------------------------||
F ||-------------------|----------------------------||  
  |                                                  |
  |(Gtr. 3)                                          |
F |-0-0--------0-0-----|-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
C |-0-0--------0-0-----|-0-0-----0---0-0-0-0-0-0-0--||
G#|-2-2--------0-0-----|-4-4-----2---2-2-2-2-2-2-2-.||
D#|-2-2--------2-2-----|-5-5-----3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-.||
A#|-0-0--------2-2-----|-5-5-----3---3-3-3-3-3-3-3--||
F |------------0-0-----|-3-3-----1---1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||

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Here is the verse:
   Play entire thing 2x
   Gtr.s 2&3  
F ||------------------------------|------------------------------|
C ||------------------------------|------------------------------|
G#||.-----------------------------|------------------------------| 
D#||.-----------------------------|------------------------------|
A#||-5/7-7-7-7--x-x-x-5/7-7--7--7-|-5/7-7-7-7--x-x-x-5/7-7--7--7-|
F ||-3/5-5-5-5--x-x-x-3/5-5--5--5-|-3/5-5-5-5--x-x-x-3/5-5--5--5-|

   Gtr. 2
F |------------------------------|--------------------------------||
C |------------------------------|-3------------3-3-------3-3-3-3-||
G#|------------------------------|-0------------0-0-------0-0-0-0.||
D#|------------------------------|-4------------4-4-------4-4-4-4.||
A#|-2/3-3-3-3--x-x-x-2/3-3--3--3-|-5------------5-5-------5-5-5-5-||
F |-0/1-1-1-1--x-x-x-0/1-1--1--1-|--------------------------------||
  |                                                               |
  | Gtr. 3                                                        |
F |-0-0-0-0-0--x-x-x-0---0--0--0-|--------------3-------0---------||
C |-0-0-0-0-0--x-x-x-0---0--0--0-|-3--3-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-||
G#|-2-2-2-2-2--x-x-x-3---3--3--3-|-0--0-0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0.||
D#|-3-3-3-3-3--x-x-x-3---3--3--3-|-4--4-4-4-4-4-----4-4-----4-4-4.||
A#|-3-3-3-3-3--x-x-x-3---3--3--3-|-5--5-5-5-5-5-----5-5-----5-5-5-||
F |-1-1-1-1-1--x-x-x-1---1--1--1-|--------------------------------||

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Pre-Chorus:
   Gtr. 2
     1        1        1         1        1        1
F |-------0--------0-------|-0--------0--------0----|
C |-3--3-----3--3-----3--3-|----3--3-----3--3-----3-|
G#|-5^-------5^-------5^---|----5^-------5^-------5^|
D#|------------------------|------------------------|
A#|------------------------|------------------------|
F |------------------------|------------------------|
  |                                                 |
  |  Gtr. 3                                         |
F |-0-----0-----0--0--0--0-|-0-----0-----0--0--0--0-|
C |-0-----0-----0--0--0--0-|-0-----0-----0--0--0--0-|
G#|-2-----2-----2--2--2--2-|-5-----5-----5--5--5--5-|
D#|-2-----2-----2--2--2--2-|-5-----5-----5--5--5--5-|
A#|-0-----0-----0--0--0--0-|-3-----3-----3--3--3--3-|
F |------------------------|------------------------|

           1        1         1
F |----0--------0--------0-|------------------------|
C |-3-----3--3-----3--3----|-3----------------------|
G#|-------5^-------5^------|-5^---------------------|
D#|------------------------|------------------------|
A#|------------------------|------------------------|
F |------------------------|------------------------|
  |                                                 |
  |                                                 |
F |-0---0-0-----0--0--0--0-|------------------------|
C |-0---0-0-----0--0--0--0-|------------------------|
G#|-4---4-4-----4--4--4--4-|------------------------|
D#|-5---5-5-----5--5--5--5-|-5----------------------|
A#|-5---5-5-----5--5--5--5-|-5----------------------|
F |-3---3-3-----3--3--3--3-|-3----------------------|


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Chorus
There are 3 guitar parts here: Gtr. 1 (acoustic), Gtr. 4 (clean w/echo),
and Gtr. 5 (clean). 
Guitar 1 plays the rhythm from the beginning of the song while the others
play this:

   Gtr. 4
F |-----------------0---------|-(0)------3----3-----------|
C |-----------0---0-----------|-------3----3h5--3---------|
G#|--------5------------------|-------------------------5-|
D#|-7----7--------------------|---------------------------|
A#|---------------------------|---------------------------|
F |---------------------------|---------------------------|
  |                                                       |
  | Gtr. 5                                                |
F |--------0--0---0-0---------|---------------------------|
C |------0h1--0---0-0h1-------|-----1--------1-----1-1--1-|
G#|---------------------2-2-0-|-0---0-0--0---0-0---0-0--2-|D#|---------------------2-2-0-|-0h2---2--0-----0h2--------|
A#|-0-------------------0-0-0-|-3-----3--3-----3----------|
F |---------------------------|---------------------------|

   Gtr. 4
F |----------3----3---3-----|-------------------------|
C |-------3----3----3---3---|-------0----0---0---0----|
G#|-4-----------------------|----5-----5-------5------|
D#|-------------------------|-3---------------------5-|
A#|-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-------------------------|-------------------------|
  |                                                   |
  | Gtr. 5                                            |
F |-----3-3--3----3-3---3-3-|-----3-3--3-3-3-3---3--0-|
C |-----3-3--3----3-3---3-3-|-----3-3--3-3-3-3---3--0-|
G#|-0---0-0--2----2-2---0-0-|-----0-0--0-0-0-0---0--0-|
D#|-0--------0----0-0---0-0-|-----0-0--0-0-0-0---0--0-|
A#|-------------------------|-------------------------|
F |-3-----------------------|-1----------------3------|


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This is played by yet another guitar, Guitar 6 (clean) It is played
during the second verse.
F |----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|
C |----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|
G#|----------------------------|---------------------12////14-----------|
D#|-12/14--12/14-----------17\\\\14----------------------|--------------|
A#|----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|
F |----------------------------|-------------------------|--------------|


F |----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|
C |----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|
G#|----------------------|----------------------|-------------------12////
D#|----------------------|-14-------------17\\\\\\14---------------------|
A#|---------------10//14-|----------------------|------------------------|
F |----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|


F |------------------------|-------------------------|
C |------------------------|-------------------------|
G#|/14---------------------|-----------------14\\\\\\|
D#|------------------------|-----------------14\\\\\\|
A#|------------------------|-------------------------|
F |------------------------|-------------------------|

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This is the rhythm played behind the solo, it is played by Gtrs. 1 and 3.
The solo is played by Guitar 7 (distortion).

    Gtrs. 1&3                                                 play 4x
F ||-0--0--x--0-----0--0--0-0-|-3---3-3-3-3-0----0--0-0--0-0--||
C ||-0--0--x--0-----0--0--0-0-|-3---3-3-3-3-0h1--1--1-1--0-0--||
G#||.0--0--x--1-----1--1--0-0-|-0---0-0-0-0-0h2--2--2-2--0-0-.||
D#||.2--2--x--3-----3--3--0-0-|-0---0-0-0-0-0h2--2--2-2--0-0-.||
A#||-2--2--x--3-----3--3--0-0-|-0-----------0----0--0-0--0-0--||
F ||-0--0--x--1-----1--1--0-0-|-0h3-3-3-3-3-------------------||


If you could only see the way she loves me 
Then maybe you would understand 
Why I feel this way about our love 
And what I must do 
If you could only see how blue her eyes can be when she says 
When she says she loves me 
Well you got your reasons 
And you got your lies 
And you got your manipulations 
They cut me down to size 
Sayin' you love but you don't 
You give your love but you won't 
If you could only see the way she loves me 
Then maybe you would understand 
Why I feel this way about our love 
And what I must do 
If you could only see how blue her eyes can be when she says 
When she says she loves me 
Seems the road less traveled 
Show's happiness unraveled 
And you got to take a little dirt 
To keep what you love 
That's what you gotta do 
Sayin' you love but you don't 
You give your love but you won't 
You're stretching out your arms to something that's just not there 
Sayin' you love where you stand 
Give your heart when you can 
If you could only see the way she loves me 
Then maybe you would understand 
Why I feel this way about our love 
And what I must do 
If you could only see how blue her eyes can be when she says 
When she says she loves me 
Sayin' you love but you don't 
You give your love but you won't 
Sayin' you love where you stand 
Give your heart when you can 
If you could only see the way she loves me 
Then maybe you would understand 
Why I feel this way about or love 
And what I must do 
If you could only see how blue her eyes can be when she says 
When she says she loves me