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   Hoobastank - The Reason 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