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Creed - "Time"
From the Album "Full Circle"
Tuning - Open Em - BEBEGB
         12 string Acoustic, 6Str Elec 
Tabbed by jjhand for ultimate-guitar.com


** Note that the 12 string used for most of the song is tuned where 
the lowest four strings are paired with a string set an octave 
higher. The high G and B strings should be doubled (not octave higher), 
which you can hear on some of the ringing notes during the main riff.

Play all acoustic parts with fingers (not easy, but practice hard!)
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Main Riff (Intro/Verses) - Low notes are triplets

B|----------0---------|----------0-------|-------------------|
G|-----0--------0-----|-----0--------0---|--------------0----|
E|-0------------------|-5----------------|-0---3----3--------|
B|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|
E|--------------------|------------------|-------------------|
B|-5--5--5--5--5--5\3-|-3--3--3--3--3--3\|-1--1--1--1--1--1--|

B|-------------------|----------0---------|------------------|
G|-------------------|-----0--------0-----|-----0------------|
E|-3---2-------------|-0------------------|-5--------2-------|
B|----------3---0----|--------------------|------------------|
E|-------------------|--------------------|------------------|
B|-1--1--1--1--1--1/-|-5--5--5--5--5--5\3-|-3--3--3--3--3--3\|

B|-3-----------------|-------------------|
G|-----0-------------|-------------------|
E|----------2---2----|-0--------0--------|
B|-------------------|--------------0----|
E|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-1--1--1--1--1--1--|-1--1--1--1--1--0--|



Verse 1 - Using Main Riff** 2x (Electric Gtr overlaps some notes) 

**but last bar changes to:
B|-------------------|
G|-0-----------------|
E|----------2---0----|
B|-------------------|
E|-------------------|
B|-1--1--1--1--1--1--|

Lyrics:
"I can't explain, can't quite put my finger on
 the difference that makes us so different.
 We've said everything, our words only betreat us
 nothing is left, nothing was left unsaid"






Chorus - Electric Chords shown (electric plays a single chord)

Chords: G5: x333xx
        E5: x000xx
        D5: 353xxx
        C5: 131xxx 

   G5                         Em7 (E5)
B|-0---0-0-0-0--0-0--|     |-0---0-0-0-0---0-0--|
G|-4---4-4-4-4--4-4--|     |-0---0-0-0-0---0-0--|
E|-3---3-3-3-3--3-3--|     |-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|
B|-3---3-3-3-3--3-3--|x2   |-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|x2
E|-3---3-3-3-3--3-3--|     |-0---0-0-0-0---0-0--|
B|-------------------|     |--------------------|



   Em/D (D5)
B|-----0-0-0-0---0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0--0-0--|
G|-----0-0-0-0---0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0--0-0--|
E|-2---3-3-3-3---3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3--3-3--|
B|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|-3---3-3-3-3--3-3--|
E|--------------------|-------------------|
B|--------------------|-------------------|


 1st Ending                                     2nd Ending
  C5                                             C5
|-0---0-0-0-0---0-0--|-0---0-0-0---0---|       |-0---------------|
|-4---4-4-4-4---4-4--|-4---4-4-4---4---|       |-4---------------|
|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|-3---3-3-3---3---|       |-3---------------|
|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1--|-1---1-1-1---1---|       |-1---------------|
|--------------------|-----------------|       |-----------------|
|--------------------|-----------------|       |-----------------|





Play Intro & Verse Riff Again

Play Chorus Again





Bridge Instrumental - 
B|----------0--------|----------0--------|-------------------|
G|-----0--------0----|-----0--------0----|---------12NH------|
E|-3-----------------|-5-----------------|-12NH--------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
E|-3--3--3--3--3--3--|-2--2--2--2--2--2--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


|-12NH-----7NH------|----------0--------|----------0---------|
|--------------7NH--|-----0--------0----|-----0--------------|
|-------------------|-10----------------|-12-------------0---|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-8--8--8--8--0--3p2-|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|

                           
|-------------------|-5NH---------------|----------0--------|
|-------------------|-----5NH--7NH------|-----0--------0----|
|-0---2----2/3-0----|--------------7NH--|-3-----------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-3--3--3--3--3--3--|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


|----------0--------|-------------------|-12NH-----7NH------|
|-----0--------0----|----------12NH-----|--------------5NH--|
|-5-----------------|-12NH--------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-2--2--2--2--2--2--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|


|-----------0-------|----------0---------|-------------------|
|------0--------0---|------0---------0---|-0---2----2/5-3----|
|-10----------------|-12-----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-8--8--8--8--0--3p2-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|


|-5NH---------------|
|-----5NH-----------|
|----------2---0----|
|-------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|-------------------|




Bridge w/ Lyrics (3:08) - slight changes from last part
B|----------0--------|----------0--------|-------------------|
G|-----0--------0----|-----0--------0----|---------12NH------|
E|-0-----------------|-5-----------------|-12NH--------------|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
E|-3--3--3--3--3--3--|-2--2--2--2--2--2--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
B|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
         "Will you be there?         To catch   me  when   I"

|-12NH-----7NH------|----------0--------|----------0---------|
|--------------7NH--|-----0--------0----|-----0--------------|
|-------------------|-10----------------|-12-------------0---|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-8--8--8--8--0--3p2-|
|-------------------|-------------------|--------------------|
 "stumble, when  I   fall                           when  I"                      

      
|-------------------|-5NH---------------|----------0--------|
|-------------------|-----5NH--7NH------|-----0--------0----|
|-0---2----2/3-0----|--------------7NH--|-3-----------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-3--3--3--3--3--3--|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
 "fall                                          Its so very"

|----------0--------|-------------------|-12NH-----7NH------|
|-----0--------0----|----------12NH-----|--------------5NH--|
|-5-----------------|-12NH--------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
|-2--2--2--2--2--0--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|-------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
 "clear         you  left  me  when  I   had   no one  at"

|-----------0-------|----------0---------|-------------------|
|------0--------0---|------0---------0---|-------------------|
|-10----------------|-12-----------------|-0---2----2/3-0----|
|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
|-10-10-10-10-10-10-|-8--8--8--8--0--3p2-|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|-------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
 "all...                      no one  at  all."

|-------------------|
|-------------------|
|-0---2----2/5-3----|
|-------------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|-------------------|



Heavy Final Bridge- (3:39 - after pick scrape)
- Highest B string rings throughout all chords semi-randomly

Electric W/ Heavy Tube Distortion:
B|-0---0-0-0-0---0-0--|-0---0-0-0-0---0----|-0---0--0---0---0--0--|
G|-x---x-x-x-x---x-x--|-x---x-x-x-x---x----|-x---x--x---x---x--x--|
E|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|-5---5-5-5-5---5----|-12--12-12--14--14-14-|
B|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|-5---5-5-5-5---5-x/-|-x---x--x---x---x--x--|
E|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|-5---5-5-5-5---5-x/-|-12--12-12--14--14-14-|
B|--------------------|--------------------|----------------------|
  1       "Who will be there         to    catch me         to"
  2       "Its so very clear         you   left me         you"

|-0---0--0---0----0---|---------------------|--------------------|
|-x---x--x---x----x---|---------------------|--------------------|
|-15--15-15--14---10--|-5---5-5-5-5---5-5-4-|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|
|-x---x--x---x----x---|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-2-|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1--|
|-15--15-15--14---10--|-5---5-5-5-5---5-5-4-|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3--|
|---------------------|-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-2-|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1--|
  "catch me  when  I   stumble       when I  fall         when I"
  "left me  with no one at all                         no one at"
  
                      1st Ending                2nd Ending
|-----------0---0---|--0---0---0---0-0---|    --0---0---0----0--0----|
|-----------0---0---|--x---x---x---x-x---|    --x---x---x----x--x--0-|
|-0-2-3-3---0---0---|-/5---5---5/7-7-7---|    -/5---5---5/10-10-10---|
|-0-2-3-3---0---0---|--x---x---x---x-x---|    --x---x---x----x--x----|
|-0-2-3-3---0---0---|-/5---5---5/7-7-7---|    -/5---5---5/10-10-10---|
|-------------------|--------------------|    -----------------------|
 "fall"
 "all"





Play Chorus Again (16 bars)



Play Heavy Final Bridge again with both endings (16 bars)




Finish-
Acoustic plays 'Bridge Instrumental' part but slow in last 2 bars:

|-------------------|----------------|
|-------------------|----------------|
|-0---2----2/3-2----|-2/5------------|
|-------------------|----------------|
|-0--0--0--0--0--0--|-0--------------|
|-------------------|----------------|





KEY
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| NH natural harmonic (touch above fret)
| x  Mute note
| () held note (from previous bar)

            
            
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JimBonJovi 830 Jul 09, 2010 09:19 AM

One of my favorites off of Full Circle.

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YRIDEHD 20 Nov 08, 2011 11:16 AM

Not a bad tab. Just FYI, you state the pedal tones are tripelets. They are actuatlly eighths in 6/8 time.

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jjhand 17,911 Nov 21, 2011 05:45 PM

Yeah, it just depends on how you count the timing but 6/8 is more accurate time signature

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