Green Day – Tell Me When Its Time To Say I Love You tab ver. 2

When It’s Time
Written by Green Day

I tabbed this from the version of the song from the American Idiot musical, not what
Day usually plays live (that version's just chords). Not everything is perfect but I got it
sound really close to the recording. Please rate and comment with improvements.

Intro: (play twice, pause in between)e|---------------------|B|---3---3-------------|G|--0---0--------------|D|-5---5---------------|A|---------------------|E|---------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------0----------------|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3--------------3----------|G|---0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0------------|D|-5-----5--------4-----4--------2-----2--------2-----2--------------|A|----------------------------------------------3-----3--------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------| Words get trapped in my mind, sorry if I don’t take the time tofeel the way I do. ‘Cause the
e|----------------------------------------------------------3--------|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3----------|G|---0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0------------|D|-5-----5--------4-----4--------5-----5--------5-----5--------------|A|----------------5-----5--------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------| first day you came into my life, time ticks around you
e|--------------------------------------------------0----------------|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3--------------3----------|G|---0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0------------|D|-5-----5--------4-----4--------2-----2--------2-----2--------------|A|----------------------------------------------3-----3--------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------| But then I need your voice as the key to unlock all the lovethat’s trapped in me. So tell me
e|----------------------------------------------------------3--------|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3----------|G|---0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0------------|D|-5-----5--------4-----4--------5-----5--------5-----5--------------|A|----------------5-----5--------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------| When it’s time, to say, I love you.
C G All I want is you to understand, that D G when I take your hand, it's 'cause I want to. C G We are all born in a world of doubt D D But there's no doubt, I figured out
e|------------------------|B|--1-----0---------------|G|--0-----0------2--------|D|--2-----2------2--------|A|--3-----3------3--------|E|------------------------| I love you.
(This is played very *faint* (therefore might not be perfectly accurate) after “I loveand before the 2nd verse)e|---------------------------------------------------------|B|-----0----1----3----0----0h1-0---------------------------|G|-------------------------0-------------------------------|D|---0----0----0-----------0-------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------0----------------|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3--------------3----------|G|---0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0------------|D|-5-----5--------4-----4--------2-----2--------2-----2--------------|A|----------------------------------------------3-----3--------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------| And I feel lonely for all the losers that will never take thetime to say What’s
(here it switches to chords just for this line) G D really on their mind, instead, they just hide
e|---------------------------------------------0-----|B|----------------------3-----3--------3-----3---3---|G|--------------------0-----0--------0-----0---------|D|------------------5-----5--------4-----4-----------|A|---------------------------------5-----5-----------|E|---------------------------------------------------| away
e|--------------------------------------------------0----------------|B|-----3-----3--------3-----3--------3-----3--------------3----------|G|---0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0--------0-----0------------|D|-5-----5--------4-----4--------2-----2--------2-----2--------------|A|----------------------------------------------3-----3--------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------| Yet they’ll never have someone like you to guide them and help along the way. Or tell them
G D (play intro) When it's time to say I love you. G D D So tell me when it's time to say I love you.
Outro: (played right after “I love you")e|-----------------------------------------3-----------3-------------|B|-------3--------3--------3---------------3-----------1-------------|G|-----0---0----0---0----0---0-------------0-----------0-------------|D|-----------------------------------------0-----------0-------------|A|---3--------2--------1-------------------2-----------2-------------|E|-----------------------------------------3-----------3-------------| Oooooooooh, oooooooh(not completely sure about that last chord)
Enjoy & play on :)
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