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Switchfoot - Dont Be There tab

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Switchfoot
Don't Be There
The Legend of Chin -- 1997

These are the chords for Switchfoot's final track off their debut album The Legend of
"Don't Be There". Enjoy!

Drop D - D A D G B E

*Chords are listed at end of song

Riff 1
E|-------------|
B|-------------|
G|-----7--7/9--|
d|-----4--4----|
A|-----0--5/7--|
D|--0--0--0----|

Riff 2
E|--------------------|
B|--------------------|
G|--------------------|
d|--------------8--7--|
A|--------7--8--------|
D|--7--8--------------|


Intro
Riff 1 [2x]


Verse 1
Riff 1
    Don't be there
Riff 1
    Don't be there
D*        A     G   Riff 2
Cause I'm on my way
Riff 1                   Riff 1
    And I'm already gone    over
D*      A     G    Bb
And I'm on my way, hey


Chorus
    B          F#    G
And I can't recall myself
    A      B
How I went down
    F#    G
Did I get shot
   A
Or shoot myself


Interlude - Riff 1 [2x]


Verse 2
Riff 1
    I'm down here
Riff 1
    I'm down here
D*         A      G     Riff 2
And you're way up there
Riff 1                Riff 1
    That doesn't hurt     badly
D*     A            G     Bb
But it stings right here, hey


Chorus


Post-Chorus
D*             C9                   Bm
And I won't pretend there's nothing there
        C9*            C#7 D*
You be around and I'll be square
         C9                 Bm
Don't be alarmed if I'm not there
        C9*          C#7  D*
You be around and I'll be square


Interlude - Riff 1 [2x]


Verse 3
Riff 1
    If you're a rose
Riff 1
    Then I'm the thorn
D*     A       G    Riff 2
That's in your side
Riff 1              Riff 1
    And does it hurt    badly
D*       A           G     Bb
Cause it burns right here, hey


Chorus


Interlude - Riff 1 [2x]


Bridge
B    A      D   B
I'd like to say hello
    D**           A    D
I'd like to say I care
G     A     D       B
I'd like to let you know
     D**
That nothing here's the same with me
A                  Bb
Nothing here's the same


Chorus


Post-Chorus


Outro
          C9
Don't be around
         Bm
Don't be there
            C9*  C#7
Don't be there

Riff 1 [3x]


:Verse/Chorus/Bridge Chord Translations/Technical Name:
D* - D(no3)*
D** - D(no3)**
A - A(no3)
G - G(no3)
Bb - Bb(no3)
B - B(no3)
F# - (no3)
C9 - C9(no5)
Bm - Bm(no5)
C9* - C9(no3/5)*
C#7 - C#7(no3/5)


*Chords Used
    D  D(no5)  D(no3)*  D(no3)**  A(no3)  Bb(no3)  B(no3)  F#(no3)
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7------------7--------12--------9-------7-------10-------11-------6------|
d|--4----4-------0--------10--------7-------5-------8---------9-------4------|
A|--0----5-------0--------10--------7-------5-------8---------9-------4------|
D|--0----0-------0--------10--------7-------5-------8---------9-------4------|

Continued Chords
   C9(no5)  Bm(no5)  C9(no3/5)*  C#7(no3/5)
E|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|----9--------7---------7------------6-------|
d|----0--------0---------x------------x-------|
A|----x--------x---------x------------x-------|
D|---10--------9---------8------------7-------|
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