Alter Bridge - Wonderful Life tab version 6

Open G tuning - DGDGBD                                     RATE AND COMMENT

Because tuning is in drop G, chords are now like this:

Excamples

C D Em G F G - This G sounds better in the chorus, use itD|-3---5--(2)-----8-----5---|B|-3---5--(0)-----8-----3---|G|-0---x--(0)-----x-----0---|D|-5---7---2---5--10----0---|G|-5---7---4---7--10----4---|D|-x---x---2---5--x-----5---|
Its easy to figure out / get the hang of but its worth experimenting around with your barre chord knowledge because it can be a tricky tab ... It might look complex but, seriously, its not =) INTRO x2 (Can fingerpick)
1st time 2nd timeD|-9--10-7---12-10-9------------------/--9--10-7---12-10-9--------------|B|-12-13-10--15-13-12-8-7--3h5-p3-3~--/--12-13-10--15-13-12-8-7--3h5~---|G|-0--0--0---0--0--0--0-0--0------0~--/--0--0--0---0--0--0--0-0--0(0)---|D|------------------------------------/---------------------------------|G|------------------------------------/---------------------------------|D|------------------------------------/---------------------------------|
VERSE 1 (fingerpick!!) (Can use the notes in brackets instead or at the same time) "Close your eyes..." "... long goodbye ..."
D|--9------10-----7------(12)(10)-(9)-----------------------|(2nd time,B|-(12)---(13)---(10)-----15--13---12-8---7----3h5---5------|repeat the G|------0------0------0-----------------0---0------0---0----|"5 0" bitD|----------------------------------------------------------|FOUR times)G|----------------------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------------|then...
"There's so much left to say..."
Em D C C D E C (C) Can hear this just befor 2nd progressionD|-7--------5-------3---3-5-7---3------13---|B|-7--------5-------3---3-5-7---3------13---|G|-x--------x-------0---0-x-x---0------x----|D|-9--------7-------5---5-7-9---5------15---|G|-9--------7-------5---5-7-9---5------15---|D|-x--------x-------x---x-x-x---x------x----| (Strum - listen for the pattern)
"Before this moment slips away" Em D A
D|-7--------5-------7~------|B|-7--------5-------7~------|G|-x--------x-------x-------|D|-9--------7-------7~------|G|-9--------7-------9~------|D|-x--------x-------7~------|
CHORUS (chords) C G Em C What a Wonderful Life, For as long as you've been at my side, C G D And I want you to know, I loved you so ... VERSE 2
D|--9----10------7-------12---10---9---------------------------| B|-(12)--(13)---(10)----(15)-(13)-(12)---8---7----3h5---5------|G|------0-----0------0---------------------0---0------0---0----|D|-------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------| x2
"And soon you will, be gone Em D C C D E C (C)
D|-7--------5-------3---3-5-7---3------13---|B|-7--------5-------3---3-5-7---3------13---|G|-x--------x-------0---0-x-x---0------x----|D|-9--------7-------5---5-7-9---5------15---|G|-9--------7-------5---5-7-9---5------15---|D|-x--------x-------x---x-x-x---x------x----|
"But these words they will live on ... " Em D A
D|-7----------5--------7~------|B|-7----------5--------7~------|G|-x----------x--------x-------|D|-9----------7--------7~------|G|-9----------7--------9~------|D|-x----------x--------7~------|
CHORUS (chords) C G Em C What a Wonderful Life, For as long as you've been at my side, C G D And I want you to know, I'll miss you so, C G Em C And though our days come to an end, no I'll never love like this again, C G D What a Wonderful Life, my friend BIG PICKSLIDE BEFORE BRIDGE BRIDGE
Em F# G G A B C# Em C C B ED|--------------------------------------------------|Listen for timingsB|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|-2---2/4--2/4/5--5-7-9---11--14--10---------9-----|G|-4---4/6--4/6/7--7-9-11--13--16--12---12-11-9-----|D|-2-0h2/4--2/4/5--5-7-9---11--14--10---10-9--------| x2
BRIDGE VERSE (listen for chord pattern) "All that I am you let me be, I will remember ..." F Em G D
D|---8--------------7------------10-----------5-----| B|---8--------------7------------10-----------5-----|G|---x--------------x------------x------------x-----|D|---10-------------9------------12-----------7-----|G|---10-------------9------------12-----------7-----|D|---x--------------x------------x------------x-----|
"... you ... for all that you've done, and give to me .... F Em G
D|---8------------------------7------------------------------------| B|---8------------------------7------------------------------------|G|---x------------------------x------------------------------------|D|---10-----------------------9---------------5--------------------|G|---10-----------------------9---------------7--7/9/11-12-11-9-7--|D|---x------------------------x---------------5--5/7/9--10-9--7-5--| as he sings "meeeee"
"Love will remain" .... F Em G D
D|---8--------------7------------10-----------5-----| B|---8--------------7------------10-----------5-----|G|---x--------------x------------x------------x-----|D|---10-------------9------------12-----------7-----|G|---10-------------9------------12-----------7-----|D|---x--------------x------------x------------x-----|
"Because of you, now I believe ..." F Em D (eep it going until clean chorus)
D|---8--------------7------------5-----| B|---8--------------7------------5-----|G|---x--------------x------------x-----|D|---10-------------9------------7-----|G|---10-------------9------------7-----|D|---x--------------x------------x-----|
CHORUS (clean) C G Em C What a Wonderful Life, For as long as you've been at my side, C G D And I want you to know, I loved you so ...
D|----------| (This harmonic ringsB|----------| at the end of thisG|----5*----| chorus)D|----------| G|----------|D|----------|
- Distortion! - C G Em C What a Wonderful Life, For as long as you've been at my side, C G D And I want you to know, I'll miss you so, C G Em C And though our days come to an end, no I'll never love like this again ... OUTRO - (just like the BRIDGE) Em F# G G A B C# E C What a Wonderful Life a Won-der-ful Life ... (C B E) Em F# G G A B C# E C What a Wonderful Life a Won-der-ful Life ... (still same as brige) (probably not exact chord places) C B A Em F# G G A B C# E C And with one last embrace, as the tears fall like rain - you're gone C B E Em F# G G A B C# E C And with one last goodbye as you fade out tonight - you're gone
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