• Song:

    What You Want

  • Artist:

    John Butler Trio

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There are quite a few tabs here, all of them very good, but they're all in
open C tuning. I decided to rework the song into standard because it's a
hassle changing tuning so often if you want to busk or whatever. Not being
that good a guitarist though, I only translated the chords and not the riffs,
but I think it went quite well, so enjoy.

Tuning : Standard

Chords used : Cadd9 (x32030@1) Asus2 (x02200@1)   Em (022000@1)    Bm (x24432@1)e:0      e:0      e:0     e:2
              B:3      B:0      B:0     B:3
              G:0      G:2      G:0     G:4
              D:2      D:2      D:2     D:4
              A:3      A:0      A:2     A:2
              E:x      E:x      E:0     E:x

F#5 (244xxx@1)    G (320003@1)     D/F# (200232@1)e:x      e:x      e:x
              B:x      B:x      B:3
              G:x      G:4      G:2
              D:4      D:5      D:0
              A:4      A:5      A:0
              E:2      E:3      E:2

I included the D/F# chord because in the outro it sounds rather nice and
fits just about as well as the F#5 does, so just pick whichever you think
sounds best.


Cadd9 | Asus2 | Em | Bm   x6

Cadd9 | Asus2 | Em
What you want to say,
Bm (x24432@1)              Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)EmWait (022000@1)till you get home. 
    Bm (x24432@1)        Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)EmI'm (022000@1)sick of communicating        over the
Bm    Cadd9 | Asus2 | Em

Bm (x24432@1)            Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)EmBut (022000@1)tell me how you feel,
Bm (x24432@1)        Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)EmI (022000@1)am lonely too
Bm (x24432@1)          Cadd9 (x32030@1) Need you to know
    Asus2 (x02200@1)Em (022000@1)       Bm (x24432@1)  Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)Em| (022000@1)BmI'm (x24432@1)just as cold & numb  as you.


Cadd9 - One bar being the length of the four verse chords, play this for 8
bars. There's lots of fiddlyness here, which you could improvise, or figure
out from the many tabs.


Cadd9 | Asus2 | Em | Bm   x4

Cadd9 | Asus2 | Em
But I could fly away,
  Bm (x24432@1)           Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)EmOr (022000@1)I could be no one. 
    Bm (x24432@1)         
And you could be the
Cadd9 (x32030@1)   Asus2 (x02200@1)Em (022000@1)    Bm (x24432@1)  Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)EmSunshine (022000@1)falling over the Mountains 
Bm (x24432@1)                Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)Em (022000@1)Or you could come today 
Bm (x24432@1)                 Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)EmYou (022000@1)could come right home 
 Bm (x24432@1)             Cadd9I (x32030@1)don't see why I have to
  Asus2 (x02200@1)   Em (022000@1)   Bm (x24432@1) Cadd9| (x32030@1)Asus2| (x02200@1)Em| (022000@1)BmLive (x24432@1)this life all   alone.


Cadd9 (Again, there's more fiddly guitar lines here, best to improvise or
have a look at the other tabs)

I know there is a way to make up for old Mistakes 
I know what's happening is for a reason


Em | F#5 | G | Asus2
Cadd9 (x32030@1)                 x4

John starts singing as he plays the Em chord, and ends on the Cadd9 which
lasts a bar. If he sings words I haven't managed to decipher them, but if you
can get the tone with your voice the details don't matter here.

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