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/ Hoobastank / The Reason (2003) / The Reason guitar tab

Band: Hoobastank
Song: The Reason

Tabbed by Evan Bockover 

This song is in standard tuning.... the intro actually starts out with a piano playin single notes, which carries through both verses

Piano - E,C#,E,C#,A,B

Guitar 1 (Electric)
       
Verse 1 
e|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
B|-------9--------9---|-------9--------9---|-------9--------9---|-------9--------9---|--------------------|--------------------|-------9--------9---|-------9--------9---|
G|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|
D|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|--------------------|--------------------|
A|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
E|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|

e|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------11h12-|
B|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
G|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|-----------------------|
D|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|-----------------------| <<===== play last measure for 8 beats (lead into chorus)
A|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
E|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|



Chorus
e|---------|---------|---------|---------|
B|---------|---------|---------|---------|
G|---------|----6----|---------|----4----|
D|----2----|----6----|----7----|----4----|<<====== let each note ring for the whole measure
A|----2----|----4----|----7----|----2----|
E|----0----|---------|----5----|---------|



Verse 2
e|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
B|-------9--------9---|-------9--------9---|--------------------|--------------------|-------9--------9---|-------9--------9---|
G|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|--9-11---8-9-11---8-|
D|--------------------|--------------------|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|--------------------|--------------------|
A|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|
E|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|

e|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------11h12-|
B|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
G|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|-----8-9------8-9---|-----------------------|
D|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|--11-----9-11-----9-|-----------------------| <<===== play last measure for 8 beats (lead into chorus)
A|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|
E|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-----------------------|



Bridge
e|---------|---------|
B|---------|---------|(2X)
G|---------|---------|
D|----7----|----2----|<<======= let each note ring for the whole measure
A|----7----|----2----|
E|----5----|----0----|






Guitar 2 (Acoustic)

There isn\'t any acoustic guitar untill all of the choruses and the bridge

Chorus - E,C#,Amsus2,B

    E        C#      AmSus2       B
e|--0--|  e|--4--|  e|--0--|  e|--2--|
B|--0--|  B|--5--|  B|--0--|  B|--2--|
G|--1--|  G|--6--|  G|--2--|  G|--4--|
D|--2--|  D|--6--|  D|--2--|  D|--4--| listen to the song for the rhythms
A|--2--|  A|--4--|  A|--0--|  A|--2--|
E|--0--|  E|--X--|  E|--X--|  E|--x--|



Bridge
e|----5----|----0----|
B|----5----|----0----|(2X)
G|----6----|----1----|
D|----7----|----2----| listen to the song for the rhythm
A|----7----|----2----|
E|----5----|----0----|



Well folks... thats all... peace
Evan


Hoobastank albums
2003 The Reason
2001 Hoobastank
The Reason tabs
01Same Direction tabbass tab
02Out of Control tabbass tab
03What Happened to Us? tabbass tab
04Escape tabbass tab
05Just One tabbass tab
06Lucky tabbass tab
07From the Heart tabbass tab
08The Reason tabbass tab
09Let It Out tabbass tab
10Unaffected tabbass tab
11Never There tabbass tab
12Disappear tabbass tab

 

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