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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: Gary Chapman 

Dream Theater - Surrounded    - transcribed by Gary Chapman
==========================

This transcription is copyright (c)1994 Gary Chapman.

---

/   = slide
^   = hammer/pull
~   = vibrato
+   = tap
(+) = tap 12 frets above indicated note to get an octave harmonic

---


(piano chords used)

  Dsus4 Cadd9  Am/C    E   GaddA  G(1) G(2)  C(1) C(2)  D(1)   D6   Am7   Cmaj7
E ----- -----  --8--  -7-  --5--  -3-  -10-  ---  ----  -10-  ----  ----  --7--
B ----- -----  --10-  ---  --3--  -3-  -12-  -5-  -8--  -10-  -12-  -8--  --8--
G --2-- --7--  --9--  -9-  --4--  -4-  -12-  -5-  -9--  -11-  -11-  -9--  --9--
D --5-- --5--  --10-  ---  --5--  -5-  -12-  -5-  -10-  -12-  -12-  -10-  --10-
A --5-- --3--  -----  ---  -----  ---  ----  -3-  ----  ----  ----  -0--  -----
E ----- -----  --8--  ---  --3--  -3-  ----  ---  ----  ----  ----  ----  -----

  D(2) Bm   Em7  Dsus4(2)
E -5-  -7-  -7-  ---10---
B -7-  -7-  -8-  ---8----
G -7-  -7-  -7-  ---7----
D -7-  -9-  -9-  ---0----
A -5-  ---  -7-  --------
E ---  ---  ---  --------

Intro:

(keyboard arranged for guitar)
E -10----------
B ----10-------
G -------12----  (repeatedly - alternate Dsus4 and Cadd9 piano chords)
D ----------12-
A -------------
E -------------


Dsus4                           Cadd9
        Morning comes too       early, 
        and nighttime falls too late.

    Am/C      E     GaddA   G(1)  C(1)
And sometimes all I want to do is wait.

    Am/C   E         GaddA  G(1)   D(1)      D6   Am7
The shadow I've been hiding in has fled from me today.

Cmaj7             D(2)      D(1) D6                       Em7
      I know it's easier to walk away than look in in the eye.

Am                 G(2)           C(2)
And I will raise a shelter to the sky.

    Am                G(2)              C(2)
And here beneath this star tonight I'll lie.

    Am          G(2)               C(2)     Dsus4(2)
She will slowly yield the light as I awaken from the longest

 
        G                          Cadd9             D             F
E -------------------------------------------------------------------------
B -8-10-10/12-8-----------------------------------------------------------
G ---------------7/9-7~--/7-7-5-4--5-4-------9-9-7\5-7---------------------
D -------------------------------------5~--------------7~-----7--9-9/10--9-
A ----------------------------------------------------------7--------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  night.

E ----------------
B ----------------
G ----------------
D -7/9--7^8^7-----
A ------------10~-
E ----------------

E ---------------------------------------------------------------------
B ---8-10-10/12-8--8-10-8~----------------------5-^6^5^3----3-----------
G -7---------------7/9--7~--/7-7-5-4--5-4----------------5----2---/14~-
D ----------------------------------------5~---------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------------

E -------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------
G -14-16-16/17--16-14/16--14^16^14-12~-
D -------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------

Keyboard/guitar duet:
(keyboard arranged for guitar)
E -------------------------------------------------
B -12-10--------12-10--------12-10--------12-10----
G -------12-12--------12-12--------12-12--------12-
D -------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------
(guitar)
E -------------------------------------------------
B -8---------------------8---8--8--8--8----8--8----
G -7---------------------7---7--7--7--7----7--7----
D -5---------------------7---7--7--7--7----5--5----
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------

(keyboard)
E -------------------------------------------------
B -13-12-10-----13-12-10-----13-12-10-----13-12-10-
G ----------12-----------12-----------12-----------
D -------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------
(guitar)
E ------------------------------------------------- 
B ------------------------------------------------- 
G -5~---------------------0----4--4--4^5-----4-4--- 
D -5~---------------------0----5--5--5-5-----5-5--- 
A ------------------------------------------------- 
E ------------------------------------------------- 

(keyboard)
E -10-----------10-----------10-----------10-------
B ----13-12--------13-12--------13-12--------13-12-
G ----------12-----------12-----------12-----------
D -------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------
(guitar)
E -------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------------------------------
G -7~---------------------7----7--7--7--7----7-7---
D -7~---------------------7----7--7--7--7----7-7---
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------

(keyboard)
E -------------------------------------------------
B -13-12-10-----13-12-10-----13-12-10--------------
G ----------12-----------12-----------12-----12----
D ----------------------------------------12----12-
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------
(guitar)
E -----------------------8---8---------------------
B -----------------------8---8--------------------- 
G -10~-------------------10--10--------------------
D -10~-------------------10--10--------------------
A -------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------


E ---------------------------------------------
B ----------8---8------------------------------
G ----5--7----7----7-----7-----7-5---5\4-------
D -5------------------5-----5------7-----5-----
A -----------------------------------------5-3-
E ---------------------------------------------

  Dreams are shaking set sirens waking up 
  tired eyes.                           With the 
  light the memories all rush into his
  head.


E -----------------------------------------------------------------
B -----8---------------8---------8---------------------------------
G -----7---------------7---------7---5------------------5--------5-
D -----5---------------5---------5---5------------------5--------5-
A -----------------------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------
  By a candle stands a mirror of his heart and soul she dances.  She was

E -----------------------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------------------8----------------
G -7--------7---7------7-----------7---10-----10--10--------5------
D -7--------7---7------7-----------7---10-----10--10--------5------
A ----------------------------------------------------------3------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------
   dancing through the night above his bed.             And walking to the

E -3--------------------------------------------------------------------
B ---3----------------------3----------------------------8----8---8--8--
G -----5----------------0--------------------------------7----7---7--7--
D -----5------------4------------------------------------5----5---5--5--
A -----------5----------------------------------------------------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------
   window he throws the shutters out against the wall.

E -----------------------------------------------------------------3----
B -8----8---8--8----8----8---8--8----8----8---8------3---------------3--
G -5----5---5--5----7----7---7--7----7----7---7------5-----------------5
D -5----5---5--5----5----5---5--5----7----7---5------5------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------3------------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                 And from an ivory tower

E ---------------------------------
B --------------------3------------
G -----------------0---------------
D -5------------4------------------
A -3---------5---------------------
E ---------------------------------
   hears her call    "let light surround you".

(keyboard/guitar duet)

E ------------------------------
B ------------------------------
G ------------------------------
D -----5----5----------5----5---
A ------------5---------------5-
E -3------------3---3-----------
  It's been a long long time he's had a 
  while to think it over.
  But in the end he only sees the change, light to dark
  dark to light, light to dark, dark to light.


E ------------------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------------------------------------
G -0-------------2---------0---------5------------4------5--4-
D -0-------------0---------0---------5------------5------5--5-
A ------------------------------------------------------------
E -3----------------------------------------------------------
   Heaven must be more than this when angels waken with a kiss.

E -------------------------------------------------------
B ----------------------------------------------------8--
G -7-------------7------7--------------7---10-----10--10-
D -7-------------7------7--------------7---10-----10--10-
A -------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------
   Sacred hearts won't take the pain.  But mine will never be the same.
    

E ---------------------3--------------------------
B ----3------------------3----------------------3-
G ----5--------------------5----------------0-----
D ----5--------------------5------------4---------
A ----3------------------------------5------------
E ------------------------------------------------
   He stands before the window, his shadow slowly fading from the wall. 

                                                    +     (+)
E ---------------------------------------------------------------------
B -12---12--12-12---12---12--12-12---12---12---------------------------
G -12---12--12-12---10---10--10-10---12---12-----12-19-12-12(b)14-12~\-
D -10---10--10-10---10---10--10-10---10---10---------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------------


E ------------------3----------------------------------------------------------
B ----3---------------3----------------------3---------------------------------
G ----5-----------------5-----------------0------------------------------------
D ----5-------------------5------------4---------------------------------------
A ----3-----------------------------5------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
  and from an ivory tower hears her call  "let the light surround you" 


Solo:  Requires a single slap-back delay of ~200-300 ms.  My timing isn't
       good enough to get it sounding right, or indeed work out exactly 
       what is being played.  What's below is a rough idea of what I think 
       is going on.  To confuse matters even further it sounds as though 
       there are regular pull-offs onto the open G.  Knowing what John 
       Petrucci is capable of, he probably didn't even use a delay !
 
E -------------------------                ------------------------- 
B -------------------------                -------------------------
G -14-14-14\12-12-11-11/12- (repeat x 3)   -17-17-17\16-14-16-16/17-
D -------------------------                -------------------------
A -------------------------                -------------------------
E -------------------------                -------------------------

E -------------------------
B -------------------------
G -19-19-19\17-17-16-16/17- (repeat x 3)
D -------------------------
A -------------------------
E -------------------------

E -13-15-12-15----15----15----15----15----15----15-----
B -------------15----13----12--------------------------
G -------------------------------14----12--------------
D -------------------------------------------15----14~-
A -----------------------------------------------------
E -----------------------------------------------------

E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B ------------------------------3----------------------------------------------
G -2----------------------------2----------------------------------------------
D -2------------------------2---0----------------4-------5-------------4---5---
A -0------------------------2---0------7~----------------------5~--------------
E ---------------------2~---0--------------------------------------------------
   Once lost but I was found.   When I heard the stained glass shatter all a -

E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B -----------------------------------------3----------------3-----------------0
G --------------------------------------------5-------0----------0---------5---
D -----------x--x---2~-----------------5--------------------------------5------
A -4~--------x--x-------0---3----------------2-----------------0---------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
   round me.                    I sent the spirits tumbling down the hill.

E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------------------3---------------2---------------
G -------2--0--------------------0---------0-----------2---------------2-------
D ----0---------------------4----------4-------------------5---------------5---
A ---------------------2-----------5---------------4---------------0-----------
E -3--------------0------------------------------------------------------------
      But I will hold this one on high            above me still.

E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B --------------1----------------0---------------------------------------3-----
G ------------------2--------0-------0--------------2----0-----------0---------
D ----------2----------------------------------2-----------------4-------------
A -----0-----------------2----------------3------------------5-----------------
E -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
   She whispers words to clear my mind, I once could see but now at last I'm

E --------
B --------
G -0------
D -0------
A --------
E -3------
   blind.


Cmaj7       D(2)      D(1) D6                        Em7
I know it's easier to walk away, than look it in the eye.

    Am           G(2)             C(2)
But I have given all that I could take.

    Am            G(2)           C(2)
And now I've only habits left to break.

  Am                  G(2)          C(2)         Dsus4(2)  G(1)
Tonight I'll still be lying here, surrounded in all the    light.

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Harker 10 Feb 11, 2006 07:21 PM

increible el tab che, la verdad q sos un genio

amazing tab dude, truly you are awesome

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pgfan92 63 May 03, 2008 02:51 PM

you may want to make this a little easier to figure out where the lyrics are in the song, the intro is good, and also, try to include chords for the fast part of the song too so us improvisers can improvise more quickly

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SupaDrumma 10 Jan 17, 2013 03:18 PM

Awesome Tab but would appreatiate delay specifications

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