Oops, an error
Loading. Please wait.

Time Chords


Whole song


More versions @911Tabs.com
7,679 views 64 this week
3 commentsread comments
1 2 3 4 5
x 6
add to favorites
launch autoscroll
font size
highlight chords
display chords
Tab Pro tools
  • play this tab
  • loop segment
  • change instrument
  • show fretboard
  • metronome
set tempo
WARNING: You are trying to view
                                    content from Ultimate-Guitar.com
                                    in an unauthorized application,
                                    which is prohibited.

                                    Please use an official Ultimate
                                    Guitar Tabs application for iPhone,
                                    iPad or Android to access legitimate
                                    chords, guitar, bass, and drum tabs
                                    from Ultimate-Guitar.com database.

                                    Type "ultimate guitar tabs" in Apple
                                    App Store's or Android Market's
                                    search to find the application.
INTRO:  Em  Em7  F  C

Em                                                    F
Time he's waiting in the wings he speaks of senseless things
His script is you and me boys
Em                                               F
Time he flexes like a whore falls wanking to the floor
His trick is you and me, boy
Em                        Dm     C       C9         F
Time in Quaaludes and red wine demanding Billy Dolls
                     D                  C
And other friends of mine take your time
           C/B         Am G           F
The sniper in the brain regurgitating drain
  D/F#         G                   C         C/B
Incestuous and vain and many other last names
  Am                       G          F                D/F#       G
I look at my watch it says 9:25 and I think Oh God I'm still alive
                   C   C/B  Am
We should be on by now
   G               F   D/F#
We should be on by now
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

You are not a victim you just scream with boredom
F                    C
You are not evicting time

SOLO:  Em  F  C

Em                            Dm         C          C9          F
Chimes Goddamn you're looking old you'll freeze and catch a cold
                               D                   C
'Cause you've left your coat behind take your time
         C/B   Am       G               F
Breaking up is hard but keeping dark is hateful
  D/F#        G                    C
I had so many dreams I had so many breakthroughs
           C/B       Am       G                 F
But you my love were kind but love has left you dreamless
    D/F#               G                         C
The door to dreams was closed your path was real dreamless
               C/B     Am  G                    F
Perhaps you're smiling now smiling through this darkness
    D/F#         G                           C
But all I had to give was guilt for dreaming
C/B Am   G               F   D/F#  G                   C
      We should be on by now        We should be on by now
C/B Am   G               F   D/F#  G                   C
      We should be on by now        We should be on by now
C/B Am   G               F   D/F#
      We should be on by now
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la
La, la, la, la, la, la, la, la

Yeah, time!

print report bad tab
3 comments total.
0 reply
jamesvvillis wrote on November 8 2012, 12:47 am

You can play E instead of C/B and D instead of F#/D and it sounds fine.

0 reply
marklr wrote on May 17 2014, 10:42 pm

Nah...stick to C/B....E doesn't sound right at all. oh...and there's no F#/D in the tab....it's D/F#.

0 reply
_August_Eleven_ wrote on February 19 2015, 04:48 pm

Hi! Good chords!
I just think you can play E instead of Em when you sing "Time" for the 3rd time (in Quaaludes and red wine etc).
Sounds, like, more dynamic.
And not sure about G. Feels weird every time I play G.
Good job anyway,
and this is probably my favourite Bowie song ever!)

I want to post or [tab]
You may want to rate the tab now too:
select rating
Please do not post tabs as comments. Select "correction" instead!