Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls - Iris Solo guitar tab

Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls

Tabber: Jake Chen

Guitar 2- E Standard, uses some weird effects for that mandolin

sound. Background stuff

Guitar 1 Tuning: BDDDDD, Acoustic

B - (E DOWN to a B, use a low B string if you don't want to tune it)

D - (A DOWN to a D, use a low E string if you don't tune it)

D - (Leave it alone)

D - (G DOWN to a D, or use a high B string and tune it up)

D - (B UP to a D, use a high E string if you don't want it to snap)

D - (E DOWN to a D)

Chords: (these are all D's, so they are just denoted by

their root note in the tab)

D - 3x0000

D/E - 5x0000

D/G - 8x0000

D/B1 - 0x0000

D/B2 - 12x0000

D/A - 10x0000

D/F# - 7x0000

D/C# - 2x0000

Riff 1 (Guitar 2):

E|-----10--12-|

B|---7--------|

G|-7----------|

D||-----------|

A|------------|

E| -----------|

Intro - Kinda screwy but I figured it out

D|-0--0--0---0--0---0----0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|

D|-0--0--0---0--0---0----0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|

D|-0--0--0---0--0---0----0-0-0-0--0-0-0-|

D|-12-12-12--11-11--12---5-5-5-4--5-4-0-|

D|-9--9--9---9--9---9----5-5-5-5--0-0-0-|

B|-0--0--0---0--0---0----0-0-0-0--0-0-0-| x2

Verse - Arpegiated stuff, figure out the timings.

"And I'll give..."

D D/E D/G

D|--------0----|--------0----|--------0----|

D|------0---0--|------0---0--|------0---0--|

D|-----0-----0-|-----0-----0-|-----0-----0-|

D|---0---------|---0---------|---0---------|

D|-------------|-------------|-------------|

B|-3-----------|-5-----------|-8-----------|

"Cos I know..."

D/B1 D/A D/G

D|--------0----|---------0----|--------0----|

D|------0---0--|-------0---0--|------0---0--|

D|-----0-----0-|------0-----0-|-----0-----0-|

D|---0---------|----0---------|---0---------|

D|-------------|--------------|-------------|

B|-0-----------|-10-----------|-8-----------|

etc.

Chorus - Didn't bother showing the strum pattern

"And I don't want....."

D/B2 D/A D/G

D|-0------0-----0--|

D|-0------0-----0--|

D|-0------0-----0--|

D|-0------0-----0--|

D|-x------x-----x--|

B|-12-----10----8--| *riff 1*

Intro

Verse

Chorus

Break - Play this part twice

D/B1 D/C# D

D|--------0----|--------0----|--------0----|

D|------0---0--|------0---0--|------0---0--|

D|-----0-----0-|-----0-----0-|-----0-----0-|

D|---0---------|---0---------|---0---------|

D|-------------|-------------|-------------|

B|-0-----------|-2-----------|-3-----------|

D/B1 D/A D/G

D|--------0----|---------0----|--------0----|

D|------0---0--|-------0---0--|------0---0--|

D|-----0-----0-|------0-----0-|-----0-----0-|

D|---0---------|----0---------|---0---------|

D|-------------|--------------|-------------|

B|-0-----------|-10-----------|-8-----------|

Interlude - Its pretty tricky here, so figure it out.

Play it three times.

D/B1, D/B1, D/B,1 D/B1

D/A, D/A, D/A, D/A

D/B2, D/A, D/G, D/G, D/G, D/F#, D/F#, D/G, D/F#, D/E

Bridge to Solo - Just a small bit

D/B1, D/B1, D/B,1 D/B1

D/A, D/A, D/A, D/A

D/B2, D/A

Solo - The chords are Johnny's part and the rest of it

is for the solo guitar on some pretty wicked distortion

D/G D/F# D/G D/B D/G

E|------|---------|-------|----------|----------|

B|------|---------|-------|----------|----7-----|

G|-/7---|-6----2/-|-7--/9-|-/11--\2/-|-7----6---|

D|------|---------|-------|----------|----------|

A|------|---------|-------|----------|----------|

E|------|---------|-------|----------|----------|

D/F# D/B,D/C#,D,D/E,D/F# D/G D/F# D/B2

E|-----|----------------------|-------|--------|-9--10--9--------9-|

B|-----|-0/12-----------------|-------|-----10-|----------10-------|

G|-(6)\|----------------------|--7--/9|-/11----|--------------11---|

D|-----|----------------------|-------|--------|-------------------|

A|-----|----------------------|-------|--------|-------------------|

E|-----|----------------------|-------|--------|-------------------|

D/B2, D/A, D/G, D/F#, D/E, D, D/B1

Break - Play it twice again.

Chorus - Play it twice but prolong the D/G on the last verse

of the chorus

Break to fade...

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