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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             Silhouette of a Life - 10 Years
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Tabbed by: Zaith

Tuning: C# G# C# F# A# D# (Drop C#)
Key of c#m (E major)

The F# in the verse in minor (F#m), while the F# in the chorus is major (F#)

d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|----------------3---3---3---2---2---2--------------------------------------| x2
G#|--------5+------------5---5-------5---5------------------------------------|
C#|--12+----------------------------------------------------------------------|

d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--------5+------3---3---3---2---2---2------------5+------3---3---3---2-----|
G#|---5+-----------------5---5-------5---5-----5+-----------------5---5-------|
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse (Chords start playing during the 5th repeat)
d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|----3-2---0-2-----3-2---0-2-----3-2---0-2-----5-3---2-0--------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------| x7
G#|--5-----5-----------------------------------1-----1------------------------|
C#|----------------3-----3-------5-----5--------------------------------------|
     C#m                   E             F#m           A

d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|--------------------------------------------3------------------------------|
F#|----3-2---0-2-----3-2---0-2-----3-2---0-2---3------------------------------|
C#|--------------------------------------------3------------------------------|
G#|--5-----5-----------------------------------1------------------------------|
C#|----------------3-----3-------5-----5--------------------------------------|
     C#m                   E             F#m           A

Chorus (Easier to play with 1/2 step down (D# G# C# F# A# D#) instead of Drop C# 
(C# G# C# F# A# D#))

Why ------- we wingless angels fall
C#m    E       F#          A

We'll die ------- if our wings don't grow at all (so tell me)
      C#m    B           F#                  A

Why ------- we wingless angels fall
C#m    E       F#          A

We'll die ------- if our wings don't grow at all
      C#m    B           F#                  A

d#|--5----1----3----6----5----3----3----6----|
A#|--6----1----3----6----6----5----3----6----|
F#|--7----2----4----7----7----5----4----7----|
C#|--7----3----5----8----7----5----5----8----|
G#|--5----3----5----8----5----3----5----8----|
D#|-------1----3----6--------------3----6----|
    C#m   E    F#   A   C#m   B    F#   A 


Post-Chorus
d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--0--------------3---3---3---2---2---2----------3---3---3---2---2---2---0--| x2
G#|--0------5+------------5---5-------5---5\1------------5---5-------5---5----|
C#|--0------------------------------------------------------------------------|


d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
C#|--3---3---3---------0---0--------------------------------------------------|
G#|--------5---5-3---3---3----------------------------------------------------|
C#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Verse 2
d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|----3-2---0-2-----3---2------2--2-2-----3-2---0-2--------------------------|
C#|------------------------0----3--3-3----------------------7-----10-10-10----|
G#|--5-----5-----------------3--3--3-3---5-----5-------5------5----8--8-8-----|
C#|----------------3---3--------3--3-3-----------------5--5-----5--8--8-8-----|
                                E                                 A2
d#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A#|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#|----3-2---0-2-----3---2------2--2-2-----3-2---0-2-------------------10-----|
C#|------------------------0----3--3-3----------------------7--------10--10---|
G#|--5-----5-----------------3--3--3-3---5-----5-------5------5----8----------|
C#|----------------3---3--------3--3-3-----------------5--5-----5--8----------|
                                E                                 A2

Interlude
d#|--------5-------------------------1p0--------------------------------------|
A#|--1/3-----3----1-3-1---1--------------1-3-------5-3-3----------------------|
F#|---------------------3---3--0-2-----------------5-3-3-4--------------------|
C#|--0---------0--3-----3-----------------------0--5-3-3-5--------------------| x3
G#|----------------------------0---0----------3----3-1-1-5--------------------|
C#|------0-----------------------------------------------5--------------------|

d#|--------5-------------------------1p0--------------------------------------|
A#|--1/3-----3----1-3-1---1--------------1-3-------5\3-3----------------------|
F#|---------------------3---3--0-2-----------------5\3-3-4-4\2----------------|
C#|--0---------0--3-----3-----------------------0--5\3-3-5-5\2----------------|
G#|----------------------------0---0----------3----3\1-1-5-5\3----------------|
C#|------0-----------------------------------------------5-5\3----------------|

Chorus (Easier to play with D# G# C# F# A# D# instead of C# G# C# F# A# D#)

Why ------- we wingless angels fall
C#m    E       F#          A

We'll die ------- if our wings don't grow at all (so tell me)
      C#m    B           F#                  A

Why ------- we wingless angels fall
C#m    E       F#          A

We'll die ------- if our wings don't grow at all
      C#m    B           F#                  A

Outro
d#|--------5-------------------------1p0--------------------------------------|
A#|--1/3-----3----1-3-1---1--------------1-3-------5-3-3----------------------|
F#|---------------------3---3--0-2-----------------5-3-3-4--------------------|
C#|--0---------0--3-----3-----------------------0--5-3-3-5--------------------| x3
G#|----------------------------0---0----------3----3-1-1-5--------------------|
C#|------0-----------------------------------------------5--------------------|


d#|--------5-------------------------1p0--------------------------------------|
A#|--1/3-----3----1-3-1---1--------------1-3---------3---3------3-------------|
F#|---------------------3---3--0-2------------2------5---3------2-------------|
C#|--0---------0--3-----3----------------------------5---3------0-------------|
G#|----------------------------0---0-------------0---3---1------0-------------|
C#|------0------------------------------------------------------0-------------|
           ^   
(Tempo slows here)



************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

************************************
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klemaniac 10 Jan 09, 2012 04:58 PM

Dude. Hell of a tab. Been meaning to work this one out for awhile, but you hit it spot on. Congrats on tabbing out the first accurate full version of this soul-crushingly depressing and wonderfully ethereal song.

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Zaith 178 Jan 10, 2012 09:19 AM

hah thanks! your description of this song is also very accurate xD

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Unkempt 42 May 15, 2013 06:57 PM

What's the purpose in writing the song in two different keys?

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