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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
#

Date: Tue, 19 Nov 1996 19:53:49 -0800
From: "Michael A. Mazur" 
Subject: TAB: Counting Crows, "Angels of the Silences"

Tab: "Angels of the Silences," Counting Crows
Transcribed by Michael A. Mazur (mmazur@wpi.edu)

Chords used:
G#5    : 466xxx
A5     : 577xxx
E5     : 022xxx
B5     : x244xx
E      : 079900
G#m    : 466444
B      : 799877
F#m    : 244222
A      : 577655
E5(II) : xx9900

Intro:
Guitar 1 plays chords: G#5 A5 E5 B5
Guitar 2 plays:
|--0----0--0--0--0--0--0----0--0--0--0--0--|
|--0h2--2--2--2--0--0--0h2--2--2--2--0--0--|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|



|--0--0--0--0--0----------0--|
|--5--5--7--7--5h7p5\4\2--0--|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|



|--0----0--0--0--0--0--0----0--0--0--0--0--|
|--0h2--2--2--2--0--0--0h2--2--2--2--0--0--|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|



|--7--7--7--7--7------------------------|
|--5--5--5--5--5------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|-----------------7\6--4----4b(6)r4--2--|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

Verse:
Guitar 1 plays G#5 A5 E5 B5

G#5              A5                E5             B5
Well I guess you left me with some feathers in my hand
Did it make it any easier to leave me where I stand?

*(Guitar 2 plays first three measures of intro)
I guess there might not be too many who would stand beside you now
Where'd you come from?     Where am I going?

          *(Guitar 2 plays fill 1)
Why'd you leave me 'till I'm only good for...

Fill 1
|--0--0--0--0--5--5--5--4--0--|
|--0--0--0--0--5--5--5--5--5--|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|

Chorus: (Guitars 1 & 2 play chords indicated)

E
Waiting for you

G#m    B
All my sins...
            F#m             A
I said that I would pay for them if I could
come back to you
All my innocence is wasted on the dead and dreaming


                                                  *(w/ fill 2)
Every night these silohuettes appear above my head
Little angels of the silences that climb into my bed and whisper

* (w/ first 3 measures of intro, then fill 1)
Every time I fall asleep    Every time I dream
"Did you come?  Would you lie?
Why'd you leave us 'till we're only good for...

Fill 2
|--12~~~--|---NH---------|
|---------|--<12>~~~-----|
|---------|--------------|
|---------|--------------|
|---------|--------------|
|---------|-----------\--|


Waiting for you"
All my sins...
I said that I would pay for them if I could come back to you
All my innocence is wasted on the dead and dreaming

Bridge:
Both guitars play:
|--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0----------|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0----------|
|--7--6--7--6--7--9-----7--6--4--2--1h2--4--|
|-------------------------------------------|
|--5--4--5--4--5--7-----5--4--2--0----------|
|-------------------------------------------|



|--0--0--0--0--0--0----0---0------0---0---0---0---|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0----0---0------0---0---0---0---|
|--7--6--7--6--7--9---/13--11--13/14--13--11--13--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|--5--4--5--4--5--7-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

Solo:
Guitar 1 plays G#5 A5 E5 B5
Guitar 2 plays:
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|--8~~~--8~~~--8--8--8--8/9~~~--9~~~--9--9--9--|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|



|-------------------|--0-0---0--0--0-0---0--0--|
|-------------------|--9/10--9--9--9/10--9--9--|
|--8h9/11--9--8-----|--------9--9--------9--9--|
|----------------9--|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------------|



|---------------0--12------0--------0--------0--------0----|
|--10b(12)--10--9------10b(12)--10b(12)--10b(12)--10b(12)--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|



|---------------------------------------------------|
|--9-----------------------10-----------------------|
|-----9~~~--9~~~--9~~~--9------9~~~--9~~~--9~~~--9--|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|



|------------------------------------------|
|--12------------------------9-------------|
|------9~~~--9~~~--9~~~--11-----11~~~--11--|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------|



|--0---0---0--0--0---0--0--0--|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0------|
|--12--10--9--7--10--9--7--5--|--9--7--5--4--7--5--4--2------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|--------------------------\0~~|

I dream of Michelangelo when I'm lying in my bed
                                     * (w/ fill 3)
Little angels hang above my head and read me like an open book
Suck my blood   break my nerve   offer me their arms
Well, I will not be an enemy of anything
I'll only stand here

Fill 3
|--0-------|
|--4-------|
|--4-------|
|--6-------|
|--6-------|
|--------7\|



|--12----------14p12------12------12----------14p12------12------|
|------12--12---------12------12------12--12---------12------12--|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|



|--12----------14p12------12------12b(14)r12------|
|------12--12---------12------12--------------12--|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|



|--12------12--14--12----------12------12--14--12----------|
|------12--------------12--12------12--------------12--12--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|



|--12------12--14--12----------16b(17)r16--14--|
|------12--------------12--12------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

Waiting for you
All my sins...
I said that I would pay for them if I could come back to you
All my innocence is wasted on the dead and dreaming


Guitar 2 plays this riff twice over the chorus:
|-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--|--12-12--12--12-12--12--12-12--12--|
|/12--12--12/12--12--12/12--|--12/12--12--12/12--12--12/12--12--|
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------------------------|-----------------------------------|



|------11----------11------|----------------|
|----------12----------12--|-----2-------5--|
|--13----------11----------|-----2-------6--|
|--------------------------|--4--4--4/7--7--|
|--------------------------|--4--4--4/7--7--|
|--------------------------|----------------|


Ending:
Guitar 1 plays E5(II) throught the ending

* (Guitar 2 enters here with the part below)
I'm gone...I'm gone...I'll leave today, I'm gone
I'm gone...I'm gone...Take me away, I'm gone
I'm gone...I'm gone...I'll leave today
I'm gone I'm gone I'm gone I'm gone I'm gone
I'm gone


|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|--9--------8-----|--9--------8-----|
|--9--------9-----|--7--------9-----|
|--7--------9-----|--7--------9-----|
|-----7--------7--|-----7--------7--|



|---------------|----------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|
|--9-----11-----|--13------------------|
|---------------|----------------------|
|--7-----9------|--11-----9b(11)r9-----|
|-----7------7--|------7------------7--|



|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|--9--9--9--9--9--9--8--8--8--8--8--8--|
|--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
|--7--7--7--7--7--7--9--9--9--9--9--9--|
|-----------7--7--7-----------7--7--7--|



|--0---0---0---0---0---0---0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|--10--10--10--10--10--10--0--0--0--0--0--0--|
|--9---9---9---9---9---9---8--8--8--8--8--8--|
|--7---7---7---7---7---7---9--9--9--9--9--9--|
|--7---7---7---7---7---7---9--9--9--9--9--9--|
|--------------7---7---7------------7--7--7--|



|-----12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|
|--10/12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|



|-----12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|
|--10/12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|



|-----12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|
|--10/12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|



|---12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|-------|
|--/12--12--12--12--12--12--12--12--|-------|
|-----------------------------------|-1-----|
|-----------------------------------|-2-----|
|-----------------------------------|-2-----|
|-----------------------------------|\0~~~--|


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kdownes wrote on January 19 2008, 02:00 am

Perfect. 5 stars, though it would help to mention the palm muting at the start of the third verse.

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