Chris Cornell - When Im Down tab

Chris Cornell - 'When I'm Down'
From the Album 'Euphoria Morning'
Standard Tuning
tabbed by jjhand

This song is a slow tempo blues/gospel influenced number off Chris's first 
solo album. Great songwriting here! Please Rate/Comment.
Intro & First Verse is Piano Only


Second Verse - (0:51) Distorted Electric

F Am A7 Gm7 Eb Bb Bbme|------13----------|------------------|------------------|------------------|B|------13------13--|------13------14--|------15------16--|------15------14--|G|------14------14--|------14------12--|------15------15--|------15------13--|D|--------------15--|------14------14--|------15------13--|------15------11--|A|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|E|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|"Midnight opens its arms to me Leaving you alone & I fly so far away"
F G/D F Bbm F Fsus Fe|------13----------|------13----------|------13---13--13--|-13---------/13--|B|------13------15--|------13------13--|------14---13-\11--|-10-----10-------|G|------14------12--|------14------14--|------15-----------|--------10--/14--|D|--------------12--|--------------15--|-------------------|-----------------|A|------------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------|E|------------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------| "Until the light blurs my vision & I have nowhere to roam, I only love u when I'm down"
Chorus - Light Fuzz Overdrive Electrice|-----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|B|-----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|G|-----7~~\--------------|----------------------|------------------------|D|--------------7b8r7----|----------3-----------|----------0-3p0---------|A|-5---------0---------0-|-------/5-------------|-----4-2h4-------3--5p3-|E|-----------------------|-6----------5-----3-4-|-5----------------------|"And I only love you when I'm down & I'm only near you when"
e|-----------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|B|-----------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------|G|-----------------------|-------------------------|--------------10---------|D|-------5-----5b6r5-----|-------------------------|-------10---10-----------|A|-----5-------------8---|------------10b11r10-8---|-----8-----8------5/8\5--|E|-6-------7-----------7-|-8--------9------------9-|-10----------------------| "I'm gone But one thing for you to keep in mind, you know"
e|-----------------------|----------------------|-----------Acoustic part--|B|-----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|G|-----------------------|----------------------|---------------9------10)-|D|-----------------------|----------------------|-------------8------9-----|A|-4----------6_______\--|------3~----4~--------|-/8~----------------------|E|-----------------------|-1~~-------------6----|------8---(8------9-------| "I'm down all the time... all the time"
Solo - Distorted Electric w/ reverb & quick delay (chords indicated above)
Dm Asus Eb Bb F/A e|-----------------------------------|-----------------13-------------------|B|--------10~-------13---------------|---------------13--13-------10--------|G|--/10-12-----12b14----12~-10-12/14-|-10b12r10---12b14__14r12b14-----10b12r|D|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
A Dm e|-----------------13b15r13-10---10~------|B|---------------10-----------10-----13p10|G|-9~~------------------------------------|D|-----11---------------------------------|A|-------12-10----------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|
Bb G/B C7|-13~~-10--------------13~~p10------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------||---------12b14-r12-10--------12b14r12-10h12p10-|-\9b10r9b10r9~~--------||-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------||-----------------------------------------------|-----------------------|
Bridge (starts at last note of solo)
e|------------|------------|----------------|----------------|B|------------|------------|----------------|----------------|G|------------|------------|----------------|----------------|D|------------|------------|--------0-------|----------------|A|-3-----4----|-5----7p5---|-2------3-------|-rest-(piano)---|E|------------|------------|-3--------------|----------------| "Well I know you're reaching out and you need to feel my hand... You want to be understood, yeah well I understand ... I know you"
F Am A7 Gm7 C# Bb C# e|------13----------|------------------|------------------|------------------|B|------13------13--|------13------14--|------15------14--|------15------14--|G|------14------14--|------14------12--|------15------13--|------15------13--|D|--------------15--|------14------14--|------15------15--|------15------15--|A|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|E|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------| "hold precious little hope for me, & in your hapiness Bb C# I'm always drowning in my grief"
Final Chorus - Slightly different than beforee|-----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|B|-----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|G|-----7~~---------------|----------------------|------------------------|D|-----------------------|----------3-----------|----------0-3p0---------|A|-5----------------6----|-------/5-------------|-----4-2h4-------3--5p3-|E|---------3/4-5~--------|-6----------5-----3-4-|-5----------------------|"And I only love you when I'm down & I'm only near you when"
e|-----------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------|B|-----------------------|---------------------------|-------------------------|G|-----------------------|-------------------8-------|--------------10---------|D|-------5-----5b6r5-----|---------------6/7---8-7-5-|-------10---10-----------|A|----/5-------------8---|---------------------------|-----8-----8------5/8\5--|E|-6-------7-----------7-|-8-8-8-8-8-8-9----------9--|-10----------------------| "I'm gone But one thing for you to keep in mind, you know"
e|-----------------------|----------------------|B|-----------------------|----------------------|G|-----------------------|----------------------|D|-----------------------|----------------------|A|-4---------------------|----------------------|E|-----------------------|-1~~------------------| "I'm down all the time... all the time... all the time... all the time"
KEY ************************************ | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | + harmonic | x Mute note | b Bend | r Bend release ************************************
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