If I Told You Now- Jason Robert Brown Tabbed by Robin Young A7/D D If I told you now Adim Bm That I didn’t have the answers Bm/A Gsus2 D/F That I didn’t know the reasons B7(b9) Em That I didn’t hold the key Em/D A7/C A7 D/F If I told you now Adim/C Adim Bm Bm/A That I couldn’t say for certain G2 D/F That I wouldn’t break my promise E7 A7 Dsus D Dsus D Could you bear to look at me? Dsus A7/D D If I told you now Adim/C Adim7 Bm That in spite of my persistence G2 D/F And my confident demeanor B7(b9) Em Em7/D I am more and more in doubt A7/C A7 D/F If I told you now D Adim Bm Would you smile with understanding G2 D/F Would you burn with disappointment E7 A7 Dsus D Or would you turn and turn me out? Bm B A If I told you now G2 D/F I suspect you still might say G11 D2/F We’ve gone too far to change Em7 D2/F Or push away the tide E7 D/E Would you close us down Edim7 E7 Or would I get extra points D/A Because I tried? Gsus2/A If I tried A/C A7 D/F D If I told you now Adim Bm And I’m not about to tell you G2 D/F But in case I chose to mention D/E Em9 Em6/F Things I know you won’t allow F7 G Em7/G D/A Would it hurt less later E7 A7sus Dsus D Dsus D If I told you now? Adim/D – D – Adim/D – D Adim/C Bm Bm/A If I told you now G2 Dsus2/F That we’re never really safe G11 D2/F From all the fires we set Em7 D2/F Or debts we had to pay Bb7/F E7 D/E Would you hold me now Edim7 E7 So at least for this, for here D/A I know you’d stay Am7 If you’d stay A7/C D2 If I told you now Adim/C Bm It would be for your protection Gsus2 D/F ‘Cause I’m sure I’ll disappoint you D/E Em9 Em6/F F7 Though I can’t imagine how G Gdim D/A Does it make me better G7/A F7/A B B7 If I told you now? Em7 E7/G D/A Would you make me better E7 A7 Dsus Dsus2 D If I told you now?