Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight Tonight tab

"tonight, tonight"
performed by the Smashing Pumpkins
from the album Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness

tabbed by perth@nando.net 

Unfortunately, my orchestral string ensemble is in the shop right now, so i
couldn't tab out that part :>

Fortunately, this album, Billy was brave and included the lyrics.

The bass is also tuned down and plays the theme Cb, Bb, Db in the key of Cb.

Key of C flat 

Chords of magic:
                                                                                
eb--3--0---1-----x----Bb--3--0---1-----3----Gb--0--0---0-----2----Db--0--2---2-----0----Ab--2--2---3-----x----Eb--3--x---x-----x---- G Em Cadd9 D
The fingerpicking part for the verses: repeat a few times
eb------------------------------------------------------ |Bb-----0--------0--------0-----0--------0--------0------o|Gb--------0--------0--------------0--------0------------ |Db-----------0--------0--------------0--------0--------- |Ab--4-----------------------3---------------------------o|Eb------------------------------------------------------ | t r m i r m i r t r m i r m i r
t: thumb, r: ring, m: middle, i: index The rythm part: G Em G Em Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D G time is never time at all you can never ever leave without leaving a piece of youth and our lives are forever changed we will never be the same the more you change the less you feel G D Em believe, believe in me, believe (believe) G D Em that life can change, that you're not stuck in vain Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D we're not the same, we're different tonight Cadd9 G D G tonight, tonight, so bright Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D G Em tonight, tonight G and you know you're never sure Em but you're sure you could be right if you held yourself up to the light G and the embers never fade in your city by the lake Em the place where you were born G D Em believe, believe in me, believe (believe) G D Em in the resolute urgency of now Cadd9 G D Cadd9 G D and if you believe there's not a chance tonight Cadd9 G D G Cadd9 tonight, tonight, so bright Cadd9 G D G D Em tonight, tonight G Cadd9 G D Em we'll crucify the insincere tonight (tonight) G Cadd9 G D Em we'll make things right, we'll feel it all tonight (tonight) G Cadd9 G D Em we'll find a way to offer up the night tonight G Cadd9 G D Em the indescribable moments of your life tonight G Cadd9 G D Em the impossible is possible tonight (tonight) G Cadd9 believe in me as i believe in you, tonight G D Em tonight, tonight, tonight, tonight... Ok..goodnight Dennis. Date: Sat, 28 Oct 1995 17:00:43 +0100 From: David Worsley Subject: Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight.tab TONIGHT, TONIGHT - Smashing Pumpkins This song has a very "Disarm-y" feel. It is downtuned half a step. Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb. Tabbed by David Worsley at m.worsley@bbcnc.org.uk I have labelled these as Figs because the order is quite complicated, there is no definite verse/chorus pattern. Strumming patterns and chord changes are easy so I haven=92t bothered illustrating it. Fig1: G E x2=20 (strum each many times) Fig2: C B D x3 G (G at end of third one)
Fig3:|---------------------------------||---0-----0-----0---3-----3-----3-||-----0-----0---------0-----0-----||-------0-----0---------0-----0---||-3---------------5---------------||---------------------------------|
Fig4: D E B E C x2 (Es in this fig are the X799XX ones) Fig5: (C B D) B D E G C (E is X799XX, G is X101212XX) played only on play many times first one Fig6: G F# E Order: Fig1 Fig2 Fig3 Fig4 Fig2x2 Fig1x2 Fig3 Fig4 Fig2 Fig5 Fig3 Fig6 _ _ _ _ =20 / \/ \ \ \__/ / =20 /_/=AF=AF\_\ \_/\_/ =20 m.worsley@bbcnc.org.uk From tor250!org!gryn!pconline!peter.henderson@else.net Sat Oct 28 17:15:38 1995 Received: from post-office.nevada.edu (root@post-office.nevada.edu [131.216.1.11]) by mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu (8.6.12/8.5) with ESMTP id MAA34107; Sat, 28 Oct 1995 12:15:35 -0500 Received: from bonk.io.org (root@bonk.io.org [198.133.36.3]) by post-office.nevada.edu (8.6.12/8.6.4) with ESMTP id KAA05363 for ; Sat, 28 Oct 1995 10:15:10 -0700 Received: from else (root@else.net [204.92.4.245]) by bonk.io.org (8.6.9/8.6.9) with SMTP id MAA07903 for ; Sat, 28 Oct 1995 12:39:17 -0400 Received: by tor250.org (0.99.950801) id AA08815; 28 Oct 95 05:11:54 -0500 From: Peter.Henderson@pconline.gryn.org (Peter Henderson) Date: 25 Oct 95 15:34:48 -0400 Subject: TAB: Tonight, tonight by Smashing Pumpkins Message-ID: To: guitar@nevada.edu Status: O Tonight, tonight By Smashing Pumpkins taken from their Cd, "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" tabbed by Peter Henderson(Saldek), Oshawa, Ontario, Canada... Okay..i rushed out to the store and bought this as soon as i could... I've already learned how to play a lot of the songs on this album. They will be appearing here as soon as i find the time to put them on the ole 'pooter...Of course i can't tab all the orchestrations featured with this song but it's still playable without them.. Here goes..I hope it's right... All guitars tune down 1/2 step Chords Ab - X 0 2 2 2 X Bb - X 2 4 4 4 X B - X 3 5 5 5 X Db - X 5 7 7 7 X Emb - 0 2 2 0 0 0 -- not sure if this is the proper name F - 2 4 4 X X X Gb - 3 2 0 0 3 3
Eb-------------------------------| This is repeated througoutBb-0-----0-----0--0-----0-------:| the song..it will be referedGb---0-----0--------0-----0---0--| to as rhythm figure 1Db-----0-----0--------0-----0---:|Ab-------------------------------|Eb-------------------------------|
these are the chords to the intro in their order they are changed in: Gb Emb Gb Emb B Bb Db B Bb Db B Bb Db Gb -*play rhythm figure 1 and keep repeating it till you get to the Gb*- time is never time at all you can never ever leave without leaving a piece of youth and our lives are forever changed we will never be the same the more you change the less you feel Gb Db Emb believe, believe in me, believe Ab B Gb Db Emb that life can change, that you're not stuck in vain Ab B B Bb Db B Bb Db we're not the same, we're different tonight B Bb Db Emb B tonight, tonight so bright Gb Emb tonight Gb and you know you're never sure but you're sure you could be right Eb if you held yourself up to the light Gb and the embers never fade in your city by the lake Eb the place where you were born -**play rhythm figure 1 till Gb**- Gb Db Emb believe, believe in me, believe Ab B Gb Db Emb in the resoulte urgency of now Ab B B Bb Db B Bb Db and if you believe there's not a chance tonight B Bb Db Emb Ab tonight, tonight so bright B Bb Db Gb Db Emb tonight, tonight Ab B Gb Db Emb we'll crucify the insincere tonight Ab B Gb Db Emb we'll make things right, we'll feel it all tonight Ab B Gb Db Emb we'll find a way to offer up the night tonight Ab B Gb Db Emb the indescribable moments of your life tonight Ab B Gb Db Emb the impossible is possible tonight Ab B *rhythm figure one* believe in me as i believe in you, tonight.... Final chords....Gb F Emb Ok..well looks like that's it...if you have any questions,suggestions, or corrections please let me know..you can reach me at ********************************************* ********peter.henderson@pconline.gryn.org******** ********************************************* -- | Fidonet: Peter Henderson 1:229/125 | Internet: Peter.Henderson@pconline.gryn.org From: Porcelina6@aol.com Date: Sat, 9 Dec 1995 13:48:51 -0500 Subject: Tonight_Tonight.tab Tonight, Tonight by Billy Corgan on MCIS From ROOKSTOOLT@TEN-NASH.TEN.K12.TN.US The song is in Eb. Intro: G Em G Em Rhy Fig 1: |------------------------------|-------------------|--------------------------
--||----0-----0------0-----0------|---0---------0-----|---0---0-----0---0--------
--||-----0------0-----0------0----|-----0---------0---|----0---0-----0---0-------
--||------0-------0----0-------0--|-------0---------0-|--2---2---2/5---5---------
--||--3------5------3-----5-------|--3--------5-------|--------------------------
--||------------------------------|-------------------|----------------------------|
Verse 1: with Rhy Fig 1 Time is never time at all you can never ever leave without leaving a piece of youth and our lives are forever changed we will never be the same the more you change the more you feel believe, believe in me, believe Am C G D Em that life can change, that you're not stuck in vain Am C we're not the same, we're different tonight Chorus: C B D tonight, so bright tonight G And you know you're never sure but you're sure you could be right Em if you held yourself up to the light G and the embers never fade in your city by the lake Em the place where you were born with Rhy Fig 1 ( omit the 3rd Bar) believe, believe in me, believe Am C G D Em in the resolute urgency of now Am C and if you believe there's not a chance tonight C B D tonight, so bright C B D G D Em tonight Am C G D Em we'll crucify the insincere tonight Am C G D Em we'll make things right, we'll feel it all tonight Am C G D Em we'll find a way to offer up the night tonight Am C G D Em the indescribable moments of your life tonight Am C G D Em the impossible is possible tonight Am C if you believe in me as I believe in you , tonight End song with tonight tonight a few times while playing Rhy Fig 1(omit 3rd) The last chords are G D Em. I find that you get a more dramatic exit if you use D/F# instead of D. Enjoy. Alex Spitzer Tonight Tonight Smashing Pumpkins Tabbed by Kris Johansen. The following is not precise. All the chords and picking patterns are here. If youve got the song on cd or tape then you shouldnt have a problem working out the strumming - its mostly down strumming. The chords in the song are G, D, C, Em, Aadd9
E------|-------------2--|-------------------------------------------------|B------|-------------3--|------0--------0--------------0--------0---------|G------|-------------2--|---------0-------0----0----------0-------0---0---|D-0--2-|-0----2------0--|------------0------0----------------0------0-----|A-2--2-|-2----2---------|-3------------------------5----------------------|E-3--0-|-3----0---------|-------------------------------------------------|
"Time is never...
E---------------------------|----------------------------|B--------0-------0----------|-----------0------0---------|G----------0-------0----0---|-------------0------0----0--|D------------0-------0------|---------------0------0-----|A----7----------------------|------10--------------------|E---------------------------|----------------------------|
..."less you feel" it on video and thats what he does in the "piece of youth" and the "less you feel bit">
E-----------------------|---------------------------|B-----0-------0---------|--------0-------0----------|G-------0-------0----0--|----------0-------0----0---|D---------0-------0-----|------------0-------0------|A--3--------------------|----5----------------------|E-----------------------|---------------------------|
"believe" "believe in me"
E-------------2-------|--------------------------|B-------------3-------|----------------1---------|G-----0-------2-------|---------2------0---------|D-----0-------0----2--|---------2------2---------|A-----2------------2--|---------0------3---------|E-----3------------0--|--------------------------|
E----3----------------2---|--------------------|B----3----------------3---|----------------1---|G----0----------------2---|--------2-------0---|D----0-------2--------0---|--------2-------2---|A----2-------2------------|--------0-------3---| E----3-------0------------|--------------------|
<2nd Chorus> <2nd prechorus>
E-------------------------------|----------------------------------------|B-------------------------------|------0------0------------0-----0-------|G------0------------------------|--------0------0---0--------0-----0---0-|D------0-------2----------------|----------0------0------------0-----0---|A------2-------2----------------|--3----------------------5--------------|E------3-------0----------------|----------------------------------------|
And you know you cant be sure... Believe... *****play chorus again********* G Em D Aadd9 C
E----3-----------2-------------------|B----3-----------3-------0-------1---|G----0------0----2-------2-------0---|D----0------2----0-------2-------2---|A----2------2----0-------0-------3---|E----3------0--------------------3---|
"Well crucify..." ****At the end play the picking bit again yada yada yada you know what to do.***** Well hope you find this useful. Enjoy :) Kris.
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