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Katy Perry, Thinking Of You Tabs (ver.1)

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Thinking Of You Tabs (ver.1)

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Tuning: Standard


INTRO/FIRST VERSE (2 acoustic gtrs arranged for 1):

   Esus2
       m	            m
       i      m     a       i      m     a
e|------------------7--------------------7-----------------------|
B|------------7--------------------7-----------------------------|
G|-----8h9------------------8h9----------------------------------|
D|-----9---------9----------9---------9--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-------0------------0-------0-------------------------------|
    p       p            p       p

"Compar      i           sons    are...


(continue same fingerpicking pattern for the following)...

    Bsus4
e|------------------7--------------------7-----------------------|
B|------------7--------------------7-----------------------------|
G|-----8h9------------------8h9----------------------------------|
D|-----9---------9----------9---------9--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--7-------7------------7-------7-------------------------------|

    C#m11
e|------------------7--------------------7-----------------------|
B|------------7--------------------7-----------------------------|
G|-----8h9------------------8h9----------------------------------|
D|-----9---------9----------9---------9--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--9-------9------------9-------9-------------------------------|

    A6sus2
e|------------------7--------------------7---------------------|-|
B|------------7--------------------7--------------------------.|-|
G|-----8h9------------------8h9--------------------------------|-|
D|-----9---------9----------9---------9------------------------|-|
A|--0-------0------------0-------0----------------------------.|-|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|-|


PRE-CHORUS:

(the following is strummed with a pick...)

   Bsus4           C#m11           A6sus2
   v  v  v ^ v ^   v  v  v ^ v ^   v  v  v ^ v ^   v  v  v ^ v ^  
e|-------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7-|
B|-------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7-|
G|-------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9-|
D|-------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9-|
A|---------------------------------0--0------------0--0----------|
E|-7--7------------9--9------------------------------------------|

...you said move   on where do i   go...


   Bsus4           C#m11           A6sus2      Am (let ring)
   v  v  v ^ v ^   v  v  v ^ v ^   v     ^     v
e|-------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7---------7-----0-----------------|
B|-------7-7-7-7---------7-7-7-7---------7-----1-----------------|
G|-------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-----2-----------------|
D|-------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-----2-----------------|
A|---------------------------------0-----------0-----------------|
E|-7--7------------9--9------------------------------------------|


Here are the shell chords for the Intro, just so you can get an idea of the 
fingering. Of course the pinky will have to lift off to do the hammer-on and the 
1st finger has to lift up to barre the 2nd and 1st strings while playing the 
C#m11 chord. Notice that you can hold down the 3rd finger for the entire Intro. 

I arranged this for one guitar but it would be a lot easier with two guitars (one 
guitar playing the bass notes and the other guitar playing the melody with a capo 
at the 7th fret).


     Esus2		     Bsus4                   C#m11                   A6sus2
o  x                       x                       x			x  o
|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|     
|  |  |  |  *  * 7th	* (*) |  |  *  * 7th	|  |  |  |  *  * 7th    |  |  |  |  *  * 7th
|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|    
|  |  |  *  |  |	|  |  |  *  |  |	|  |  |  *  |  |	|  |  |  *  |  |
|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|
|  |  * (*) |  |	|  |  * (*) |  |	*  |  * (*) |  |	|  |  * (*) |  |
|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|
|  |  |  |  |  |	|  |  |  |  |  |	|  |  |  |  |  |	|  |  |  |  |  |
|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|	|--|--|--|--|--|
      3  2  1  1	1  1  3  2  1  1	2     3  1  1  1	      3  2  1  1
        (4)                     (4)			(4)			(4)


Learn this chord for the Pre-Verse:

    C#m7b13		    
   x           x          
|--|--|--|--|--|	  
*  |  *  *  |  | 9th	
|--|--|--|--|--|	    
|  |  |  |  *  |	
|--|--|--|--|--|	
|  |  |  |  |  |	
|--|--|--|--|--|	
|  |  |  |  |  |	
|--|--|--|--|--|	
2     3  3  4  	
                          

The rest of the chords are easy...

E    022100
F#m  244222
A    X02220
B    X24442
Am   X02210
C#m  X46654
Eii  X7999X
E/D# X6999X
A    57765X
F#   244322


CHORUS:

         E                 F#m                 A 
cuz when I'm with him i am     thinking of you   thinking of you
B              
  what you would do if
E                        F#m                    A 
you were the one who was     spending the night   oh i wish that i
     Am
was looking into your eyes


PRE-VERSE:  Eii - E/D# - C#m7b13 - Aii (let ring)


VERSE 2:
                E                    B
you're like an indian summer in the middle of winter 
       C#m                    A 
like a     hard candy with a surprise center
       E                      B
how do i get better once ive had the best
                 C#m
you said there's tons of fish in the waters
        A
so the waters i will test

PRE-CHORUS 2:

B              C#m                A 
  he kissed my lips i taste your mouth
B              C#m           A            Am 
  he pulled me in  i was disgusted with myself

(CHORUS)

BRIDGE:

    C#m                  F#       
the best and yes i do regret
             A                 B
how i could let myself let you go
    C#m                   F#
and now, now the lessons learned
                     A
i touched and i was burned
                       B
oh i think you should know

(CHORUS x2)

OUTRO:

   Esus2                 Bsus4
       m	            m
       i      m     a       i      m     a
e|------------------7--------------------7-----------------------|
B|------------7--------------------7-----------------------------|
G|-----8h9------------------8h9----------------------------------|
D|-----9---------9----------9---------9--------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--0-------0------------5-------5-------------------------------|
    p       p            p       p

"...stay..."

    C#m11                Asus2
e|------------------7--------------------7-----------------------|
B|------------7--------------------7-----------------------------|
G|-----8h9------------------8h9----------------------------------|
D|-----9---------9----------9---------9--------------------------|
A|-----------------------0-------0-------------------------------|
E|--9-------9----------------------------------------------------|

   Esus2                 Esus2/D# 
e|------------------7--------------------7-----------------------|
B|------------7--------------------7-----------------------------|
G|-----8h9------------------8h9-------9--------------------------|
D|-----9---------9----------9----9-------------------------------|
A|-----------------------6---------------------------------------|
E|--0-------0----------------------------------------------------|
                         (pivot 1st finger to D string at 7th fret)

                        
   C#m11                 Asus2
                         v
                         i
e|------------------7------------7-----------------------------|-|
B|------------7----------------7-------------------------------|-|
G|-----8h9-------------------9---------------------------------|-|
D|-----9---------9---------9-----------------------------------|-|
A|-----------------------0-------------------------------------|-|
E|--9-------9--------------------------------------------------|-|
  
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p = thumb
i = index finger
m = middle finger
a = ring finger

v = down pick/strum
^ = up pick/strum
| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
            
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