Tonic - Roses tab

Tonic - "Roses"
From "Head On Straight" Album
Standard Tuning
tabbed by jjhand at Ultimate Guitar


There is some random string slides as the song fades in, then


Main Riff - The notes in () are not played during the verse part, it becomes restse|---------------------------|----------------------------|B|---------------------------|----------------------------|G|---------------------------|----------------------------|D|-4/6--4/6--4/6--4/6--(4/6)-|----------------------------|A|-2/4--2/4--2/4--2/4--(2/4)-|-6/7--6/7--6/7--6/7--(6--7)-|E|---------------------------|-4/5--4/5--4/5--4/5--(4--5)-|
e|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|-------------------------------|A|-2-4--2-4--2-4--2-4--(x-x-x-x)-|-2-4--2-4--2-4--2-4--(x-x-x-x)-|E|-0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--(x-x-x-x)-|-0-2--0-2--0-2--0-2--(x-x-x-x)-|
Lyrics: "If you wanna be my best friend, then show it" "If you wanna live inside me, down't blow it"
Prechorus - play Main Riff with () notes, and Lead Guitar plays:e|--------------|--------------|-------------|--------------|B|----2---------|--------------|-------------|--------------|G|-1----------1-|-2------------|-------------|--------------|D|--------------|------------4-|-4---------4-|-4------------|A|--------------|--------------|-------------|--------------|E|--------------|--------------|-------------|--------------|"I don't wanna stand in line, I don't wanna waste my time,I just wanna be the one"
Chorus - Play 2x
Clean Leade|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|----------------------|B|---------4-------|---------4-------|------------4-------|----------4-----------|G|-----6-------6---|-----6-------6---|----------6----6----|--------------6-------|D|---6-------------|---6-----------6-|---3/4-6---------6--|----3/4----------6----|A|-4---------------|-3---------------|--------------------|---0------------------|E|-----------------|-----------------|-6------------------|-1--------------------|
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| Distorted Rhythme|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|B|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|G|-6---------------|-----------------|-3------------------|---------------------|D|-6---------------|-3---------------|-3------------------|-4-------------------|A|-4---------------|-3---------------|-1------------------|-4-------------------|E|-----------------|-1---------------|--------------------|-2-------------------| "I don't wanna be around when you come down, I just wanted you to know" "Oh, Oh, the roses always grow"
Verse 2 (1:23), with Main Riff:
2 Lead Parts (start w/ amp tremelo) -e|-----------4-|-(4)~--------|-2~--------------|---------------| tremelo is offB|-------------|-----------2-|-------------*13-|\11*-----------| for the slide notes **G|-------------|-------------|-------------*13-|\11*-----------|D|-------------|-------------|-----------------|---------------|A|-------------|-------------|-----------------|---------------|E|-------------|-------------|-----------------|---------------|
Verse 2 Lyrics: "If you wanna hear 'I love you', then say it" "If you wanna hear 'I need you', then prove it" Play Prechorus as Before Play Chorus
Solo 1 (2:13)e|---------------------------------------------------|----------------------9-9------------|B|-11b12r11-9-11b12r11-9-11b12r11-9-11b12r11-9-------|---------9------------9-9-12p9-12b14-|G|-11b12r11-9-11b12r11-9-11b12r11-9-11b12r11-9-------|---------9----9-11b13----------------|D|---------------------------------------------11~-9-|-----9h11--11------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------|-9h11--------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
e|-9~----12-9-9~-9-9\----------|---------------------------------11---9--|B|----12--------------------9--|-----------------------------------------|G|--------------------------9--|-11b13-11b13-11b13r11----11--9/11---9----|D|-----------------------------|----------------------11-----------------|A|-----------------------------|-----------------------------------------|E|---------------------0-0-----|-----------------------------------------|
Bridge:
Rhythme|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|B|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|G|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|D|-7---------------|-4---------------|-7------------------|-4-------------------|A|-7---------------|-4---------------|-7------------------|-4-------------------|E|-5---------------|-2---------------|-5------------------|-2---------0h2p0-2p0-|
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| Lead (after Solo)e|-(9)-------------|-(9)--------11-9-|-(9)----------------|-(9)-----------------|B|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|G|-(9)-------------|-(9)----9/11---9-|-(9)----------------|-(9)-----------------|D|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|A|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|E|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|---------------------|
Play Clean Lead part of Chorus alone, then other parts join in on final chorus Outro Solo (Rhythm plays Main Riff)
e|------16-----16-----16-----16------|------16-----16-----16-----16------|B|-19b21--19b21--19b21--19b21--------|-19b21--19b21--19b21--19b21--------|G|-----------------------------18~---|-----------------------------18~---|D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|------------------------------|B|---------9---------11b12r11~----|---------9-----------9qb------|G|---------9-----9---11b12r11~----|---------9-----------9qb------|D|-----9h11---11------------------|-----9h11--------9h11---------|A|-9h11---------------------------|-9h11--------9h11-------------|E|--------------------------------|------------------------------|
key | / slide up | \ slide down | h hammer-on | p pull-off | ~ vibrato | x Mute note | b bend note | r release bent note | qb quarter bend, slight pitch increase
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