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    Tonight, Tonight

    Smashing Pumpkins

     

    Tune ½ step down.

     

    Intro:  / G riff - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

                 / Em riff - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

                 / G riff - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

                 / Em riff - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

     

                 / Cadd9 - G/B - / Dsus2 - - - /  x3

              / G riff - - - / - - - - /

     

                 Fig. 1  x2

     

     Fig. 1                                Fig. 1

     Time is never time at all

                                       Fig. 1                      Fig. 2

     You can never ever leave without leaving a piece of youth.

     Fig. 1                                               Fig. 1

             And our lives are forever changed,

                                     Fig. 1                                         Fig. 2

     We will never be the same; The more you change the less you feel.

     

     Fig. 1    Fig.1               Fig.1      

     Believe, believe in me, believe

           G (½)   D (½)   Em

     Believe

            Am                         C                         G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     That life can change, that you're not stuck in vain

              Am                         C (2)       

     We're not the same, we're different

         Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2       Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2

     Tonight

     

     

    Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2         Em              Am

       Tonight,                               tonight, so bright

         Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2       Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2

     Tonight                                                                            Tonight

     

    / G riff - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

    / Em riff - - - / - - - - / - - - - / - - - - /

     

     G riff

     And you know you're never sure

                                                    Em riff

     But sure you're sure you could be right

     

     If you held yourself up to the light

     G riff                                                             Em riff

          And the embers never fade in your city by the lake

     

     The place where you were born.

     

     

     

     

    Fig. 1    Fig.1               Fig.1      

     Believe, believe in me, believe

           G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     Believe

              Am      C                G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     In the resolute urgency of now

               Am                     C                  

     And if you believe there's not a chance

     

         Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2       Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2

     Tonight

    Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2         Em              Am

       Tonight,                               tonight, so bright

         Cadd9 (½)   G/B (½)  Dsus2       G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     Tonight                                                                                                                               

     

               Am        C                G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     We'll crucify the insincere tonight (tonight)

               Am                          C           G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     We'll make things right, we'll feel it all tonight (tonight)

            Am              C                G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     We'll find a way to offer up the night (tonight)

                    Am      C                     G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     The indescribable moments of your life (tonight)

                Am         C            G (½)   Dsus4/F# (½)   Em

     The impossible is possible tonight (tonight)

          Am                  C (fermata)           

     Believe in me as I believe in you

     

     Fig. 1      Fig.1                   Fig.1      G (½ hold)    D/F# (½ hold)    Em (hold)

     Tonight, tonight, tonight, tonight.

     

     

     

    Fig. 1

     eb---------------------------------|

     Bb--0-----0---------0-----0--------|

     Gb----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0--|

     Db---------------------------------|

     Ab-3----3-----3----5-----5----5----|

     Eb---------------------------------|

     

    Fig. 2

     eb---------------------------------|

     Bb--0-----0---------0-----0--------|

     Gb----0-----0---0-----0-----0---0--|

     Db---------------------------------|

     Ab-7----7-----7----9----9----9-----|

     Eb---------------------------------|

     

     


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.