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Song: Nightfall (Acoustic)
Artist: Blind Guardian
Album: Nightfall in Middle-Earth
Year: 1998

Tabbed by: andback@gmail.com

In my opinion one of the best Blind Guardian songs ever, and one
of the few that actually sounds good with chords on an acoustic 
guitar. Here's how I play it...


Intro: Gm   D#   Gm   Cm
       D#   D    D#   D

   Gm               D#
No sign of life did flicker

   Gm                    Cm
In floods of tears she cried

 D#                    D
"All hope's lost it can't be undone

D#                  D
They're wasted and gone"
"Save me your speeches

  D#                    Gm
I know (They blinded us all)

What you want                 

You will take it away from me

Gm                     D#
Take it and I know for sure

The light she once brought in

    F           Gm
Is gone forevermore"

     Gm                      D#
Like sorrowful seaguls they sang

"(We're) lost in the deep shades

The misty cloud brought

(A wailing when beauty was gone
Come take a look at the sky)

Gm                       D#
Monstrous it covered the shore

Gm                  F
Fearful into the unknown"

Quietly it crept in new horror
C          G
Insanity reigned
It spilled the first blood

C                      G
When the old king was slain

Am   F

C                       Dm        E
Quietly it crept in and changed us all

Am   F

C                       Dm        E
Quietly it crept in and changed us all

Am   F

  C       F         C      G   Am
Immortal land lies down in agony

"How long shall we

C            G
Mourn in the dark

    Am              C
the bliss and the beauty

Will not return

     Am          C            G
Say farewell to sadness and grief

       Am        C        G      
Though long and hard the road may be"

But even in silence I heard the words    | This part doesn't really have
"An oath we shall swear                  | any chords it's basically just 
By the name of the one                   | the lead guitar over the singing
Until the world's end                    | but if you anyone figures anything
It can't be broken"                      | out be sure to let me know :)
Just wondering how                       | By the way if you want the lead
I can still hear these voices inside     | check out the mighty 5-star tab
The doom of the Noldor drew near         | for Nightfall here on UG.

The words of a banished king

G#  D#      Bb
"I swear revenge"

             G#     D#         Bb
Filled with anger aflamed our hearts

        G#    D#      Bb
Full of hate full of pride

      G#          D#
We screamed for revenge


"Vala he is that's what you said

           C                   G
Then your oath's been sworn in vain

(But) freely you came and
You freely shall depart

(So) never trust the northern winds

C               G
Never turn your back on friends"

         Am          C 
"Oh I'm heir of the high lord!"

"You better don't trust him"

    C        G
The enemy of mine

      E           Am
Isn't he of your kind and

C   G            Dm    Am      G   F G
Finally you may follow me

Am                  C   G   F G
Farewell he said


Am                   F      
Back to where it all began
Am                   E7
Back to where it all began


F   E   F   E

Am  F   Am  E7

F   E   F   E   Am

e-mail me if you've got any questions or corrections.

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