Song name
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Collective Soul - Smashing Young Man chords

Highlighted       Show chord diagrams
Smashing Young Man
Collective Soul
Collective Soul 1995

Version with STANDARD TUNING for anyone who doesn't want to use drop D
or for anyone who wants to pretend that it's written for acoustic...
basically for other novices like me... 

All barred chords... A on 5th fret, Bb on 6th, C and F on 8th, Gm on 3rd

One odd chord:

G#/Abm7 (Unsure of it's real name)
E-4
B-4
G-4
D-4
A-6
E-4

First Riff:
1   2    3-6   7   8  
A  A-Bb   Bb   C   Bb

Second Riff:
F (muted etc for the effect)

Chorus:

Bb          F                 Ab
Help me I plea I don't understand

              Eb                          Bb
your ways and your means you smashing young man

             F                       Ab
help me to see the good you have planned

               Eb                        A --Bb (into first Riff)
you're wearing me thin you smashing young man


Bridge:

Gm                        C
I don't recall asking for guidance

Gm                     F
I don't recall wanting to

G5                           C5
I don't recall bowing before you

           Eb                                     Abm7 ? 
but I'm so impressed, with the kindness in your attitude



Solo: Use the chorus (listen for the timing)



Tap to rate this tab
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z