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The Puppeteer Tab

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Author
Difficulty
Tuning
novice
C G C F A D
Song: The Puppeteer
Artist: Alesana
Album Confessions (2015, track 6)
Tuning: Drop C (CGCFAD)

Thanks to Xsick dudeX (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHBNX35JqDnDMUI4RAfvapQ) for supplying me with the 
tabs for the song. I fixed the formatting and made it UG-friendly, but he actually tabbed it and gave the OK 
to upload.


Part A (guitar comes in at 0:03 after some feedback)
“I welcome you to paradise”
                       x4
D||--------------------||--------------------|--------------------|
A||--------------------||--------------------|--------------------|
F||--------------------||--------------------|--------------------|
c||--------------------||--------------------|--------------------|
G||-------/5-------/5--||-0-3-1-0--0-1-3-0-0-|-------/5-------/5--|
C||-0-3-1----0-1-3-----||-0-3-1-0--0-1-3-0-0-|-0-3-1----0-1-3-----|
                         . . . .  . . . . .
 

Part B (0:29)
“Time stops…”                                                                      x2
D||-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------|------------|------------||
A||-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------|------------|------------||
F||-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------|------------|------------||
G||----------x4-|----------x2-|----------x2--|--------x4-|---------x2-|---------x2-||
G||-(8-8-11p8)--|-(6-6-10p6)--|-(7-7-10p7)---|(4-4-8p4)--|-(3-3-7p3)--|(7-7-10p7)--||
C||-------------|-------------|--------------|-----------|------------|------------||
     . . .  .      . . .  .      . . .  .      . . . .      . . . .     . . .  .

   
Part C (0:50)
“Step right up”                                   x4
D||---------|-----------------|---------|---------||----|
A||---------|-----------------|---------|---------||----|
F||---------|--------|-5------|-3-------|-5-------||----|
C||-3-------|-1------|-x-(x8)-|-x-(x16)-|-x-(x16)-||-1--|
G||-3-(x16)-|-1-(x8)-|-3------|-1-------|-3-------||-1--| 
C||-3-------|-1------|--------|---------|---------||-1--|

  
Part D (1:34)
“Foolish Mortal…”                      x4 (don't play the * on the 2nd)
D|-------------------------------------||------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------4*-||------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------||---------------------------------4b-|-------------------------------|
C|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-----||-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1----|-1---1-1-1-1--1----------------|
G|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-----||-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1----|-1---1-1-1-1--1-------------5*-|
C|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-----||-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1----|-1---1-1-1-1--1-0-1-3-0-3-5----|
       . . . .   . . .  . . . .  .        .   . . . .   . . .  . . . .  .      .   . . . .  .

                                       x2
D|-------------------------------------||------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------4*-||------------------------------------|-------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------||---------------------------------4b-|-------------------------------|
C|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-----||-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1----|-1---1-1-1-1--1----------------|
G|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-----||-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1----|-1---1-1-1-1--1-------------5*-|
C|-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-----||-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1----|-1---1-1-1-1--1-0-1-3-0-3-5----|
       . . . .   . . .  . . . .  .        .   . . . .   . . .  . . . .  .      .   . . . .  .


Part E (2:06)
“Pretty lady, let’s dance"                                                      x4
D||-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------||
A||-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------||
F||-7-----7-----7-----7-----|-------------------------|-------------------------||
C||---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5-|-7-----7-----7-----7-----|-8-----8-----8-----8-----||
G||-------------------------|---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5-|---5-5---5-5---5-5---5-5-||
C||-------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------||
    . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . .   . . . . . . . . . . . . 

  1st/3rd ending             |2nd ending                 |4th ending
C|---------------------------|---------------------------|-----5---|
G|---------------------------|---------------------------|---6---6-|
C|---------------------------|---------------------------|-7-------|
F|-------------10-8----------|-------------10-8----------|---------|
A|-6-5-5-6-5-5------10-8-6-5-|-6-5-5-6-7-7------10-8-6-5-|---------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|---------|  
   . . . . . . .  . .  . . .   . . . . . . .  . .  . . .

Part F (2:31)
“Feeling the pressure” 
D||-----5-------5----|| x8
A||---6---6---6---6--||
F||-7-------7--------||
C||------------------||
G||------------------||
C||------------------||


Part G (2:57) NO GUITAR
“Everything’s gone…”


Part H (3:22)
SOLO           
D|---------------|-------------|---------|-------------|--------------|-------------|
A|---------------|-------------|---------|-------------|--------------|-------------|
F|----5/7--7h9-5-|-5/10-9-5-3--|-2b------|---5/7-7h9-5-|-5/10-9-10-12-|-10-12/14b15-|
C|-3h5-----------|-------------|----5-3--|-3-----------|--------------|-------------|
G|---------------|-------------|---------|-------------|--------------|-------------|
C|---------------|-------------|---------|-------------|--------------|-------------|


Repeat part E (3:48)


Repeat part F x2 (4:14)


Repeat part D (5:05)
   But play the (111xxx) chord and let it ring first
        

Part I (5:40)
“Parting is such sweet sorrow”       
D||----------------------------------||----|       
A||----------------------------------||----| 
F||----------------------------------||----|
C||----------------------------------||-1--|
G||-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1--------------||-1--|
C||-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1--||-1--|

Part J (~6:24)
String Outro, NO GUITAR


LEGEND
h       hammer on
p       pull off
*       pinch harmonic
b       bend
.       palm mute
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