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"Torch" by The Sisters of Mercy (from the album "Floodland")
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Transcribed by Elissa Feit (feit@cs.Buffalo.EDU)


E             C
Am           Bm
        G                D              A
E            G                 C                  Bm
        G     D         A


C#m                      B
C#m                    B
                D              
          C         Em


*** The bass for the above is simply playing the root note of each
chord (if the chord is a C, play a C; if the chord is a C-, play a C).
(If you don't what notes are what, e-mail me and I will give you a
*quick* theory lesson... this offer for a short time only!)

    D                     C                       G
    1  &  2  &   3   &  4  & 1  &   2  & 3  &  4   &  
G --------------------------|------------------------|
D --------------------------|----------------------4-|
A --5--------5---7---5--7--3|----------3-5--3--5-----|
E --------------------------|------------------------|

     G                Bm
    1 &  2 &  3 &   4 &    1  &  2  &    1---2---3
G -----------------------|---------------------------|
D --5---------5-7---5-4--|---------------5---4-------|
A ---------5-------------|----------5------------5---|
E -----------------------|---------------------------|

                      C                    Em
    1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &   1   & 2 &   3 &   4  &    
G ------------------|-------------------------|
D ----------4---4-2-|---------2---4-2---4-s9--|  <- slide up to 9
A --2---- 5---5-----|-------------------------|
E ------------------|-------------------------|

Hold the next two measures then repeat all 8 measures (the above 6 + the 2)
for the next half a verse.  Notice that what's going on is the final note
in a lot of the measures are "anticipations", that is, the bass note for the
following measure is played a half-beat ahead.

D          C
    G              Bm
            C            Em


Chorus: (repeat)



Break: E

Bass:
G--------------------------------------------------------------
D--7-9-7--------------------------7-9-7------------------------
A--------10--9--7------7-7-7------------10--9--7-----7---------
E------------------10-----------------------------10-----------

G--------------------------------------------------------------
D--7-9-7---------------9--7-7--9--10----7-9-7--------------------
A--------10--9--7--9--10--9-9-10--12----------10--9--7-----7-----
E-----------------------------------------------------10-------
                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
  actually, the bass doesn't really play the top notes (B A A B C),
  some woodwind does, but if you're playing alone, then it sounds 
  better this way.


Elissa Feit (feit@cs.buffalo.edu // {rutgers,uunet}!cs.buffalo.edu!feit)
"I think Philip Roth is a great writer, but I wouldn't want to shake his hand."
                                                          - Jacqueline Susann
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