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The Halcyon Days - The Tea Party

Tuning: D A D G A D (from the official FAQ)
        with Capo behind 4th fret.

Tab is done assuming capoed fret is zero.
i.e. capoed fret = 0  fret after that = 1 etc

Intro (capo behind 4th fret)

Oud (arranged for guitar) and steel string acoustic:
D|----||--------------------------------------------------|
A|----||--------------------------------------------------|
G|--2-||---2----2-3-2p0-----0-2-0-----------0---0h2p0---0-|
D|----||----------------3---------3-1---1-3---3-------3---|
A|----||--------------------------------------------------|
D|----||--------------------------------------------------|

D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|--1h3-1p0-----0-0-0h1p0---0-----0-0--0h1p0---0--|
A|------------------------3------------------3----|
D|----------0~----------------0~------------------|

D|---------------------------------------------||
A|---------------------------------------------||
G|---------------------------------------------||
D|------0-0--0h1p0---0--1h3-1p0--0h1p0---0-----||
A|-----------------3-------------------3-------||
D|--0~-------------------------------------0~~-||

When the singing starts 2 acoustic guitars start playing the same thing
as the oud.  One 6 string and one 12 string.  The 6 string is panned left
and the 12 string is on the right.  The 12 string only plays the second
half of the pattern.

Verse

repeat intro then add this: (both guitars and oud)

D|-----------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------5---3--2--0---------0---0h2p0---0-2-3-2p0---0--------|
D|-------------------4----4---4-------4-----------4---1p0----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--0~----------------------------------------------------0~-|

D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|--0-0-0h1p0---0-----0-0-0h1p0---0--|
A|------------3-----------------3----|
D|----------------0~-----------------|

D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|------0-0-0h1p0---0-1h3-1p0--0h1p0---0-----|
A|----------------3------------------3-------|
D|--0~-----------------------------------0~~-|

Pre Chorus

The acoustics just stum this:        An electric with distortion plays
                                     this:
D|--0---0--0--0---0--0--|           |----------------------------|
A|--0---0--0--0---0--0--|           |----------------------------|
G|--5---5--5--5---5--5--|<--x8      |----------------------------|
D|--0---0--0--0---0--0--|           |----------------------------|
A|--x---x--x--x---x--x--|           |--12p11\9-12p11\9-12/14-----|
D|--5---5--5--5---5--5--|           |----------------------------|


Synth arranged for guitar plays this:

D|---------------------------|
A|---------------------------|
G|--5---4---2---0------------| x2
D|------------------3--------|
A|---------------------------|
D|---------------------------|


2nd Verse

Electric guitar with distortion:

D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|------0--0--3p1p0--0--0--0--0--3p1p0--0--0-----0--|
A|--------------------------------------------3-----|
D|--0~----------------------------------------------|

repeat this over with main verse
|-(0)----(0)-----------------------------------------------------|
|-(0)----(0)-----------------------------------------------------|
|-(0)----(0)-----------------------------------------------------| x2
|--5------1----------0--0--3p1p0--0--0--0--0--3p1p0--0--0-----0--|
|--5------1------------------------------------------------3-----|
|--5------1------0~----------------------------------------------|

'til sleep comes down...


3nd Verse

Pre-Chorus (same as before)


Chorus - Synth and guitar arranged for guitar:

|-----------|----------0---0---0-------------|
|-----------|----------x---x---x-------------|
|-----------|----------7---5---3-------------|  x2
|------3\2--|----------x---x---x--------3\2--|
|--4h5------|-(0)------5---3---1----4h5------|
|-----------|--0--0-0------------------------|

now I see a light...

4rd Verse

Pre-Chorus

Chorus

Solo
(~ = vibrato)

|----------------------------------------------|
|--9-----7-------------5--7--9-----------------|
|-----------7-r5----------------7--r5----------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|--9--10--9--10--9--10b12~~~~-9--10--9--10--9--10b12~~~~~--|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|--6--7--6--7--6--7b9~~~~-6--7--6--7--6-----|
|----------------------------------------7--|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------14r12---14r12---14p12-10h12p10-9----|
|--9~~~~9b10r9--7--6--------------------------------------9--|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|

Chorus

Outro  - play the heavy verse bit first and then play the intro.
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