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Crown of Thorns
For Today

Transcribed by Colton Wood

I basically tried to put this together as fast as humanly possible, so don’t 
expect everything to look all fancy like usual. But of course, I promise that 
the notation is spot on! FYI, For Today, doesn't use a Verse, Chorus, 
structure, but I will use Verse, Chorus, etc. to label the sections, for the 
readers sake.

You can also use this cover as a reference: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytqM88nYihI

Tuning: Drop B (B, F#, B, E, G#, C#)
3/4 times, about 110 BPM.

Intro:

 Lead 1
|-------------------------------------------|
|---------11-----11------------11-----11----|
|-----14------14----14-----14------14----14-|
|-12-------------------12-------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|

|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|-----14--12--14-------14--12-----------|
|-12---------------11----------14b15r14-|
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

The above riff repeats as the rhythm plays:

|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-0-----0------------------------|
|-0-----0-----5-----4------4-4-4-|
|-0-----0-----8-----7------7-7-7-| x2
                           . . .

We Crown Him: The rhythm’s pretty straight forward.

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------2--3--2--|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-------0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--4--5--4--|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-------0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-----------| x2
  . . .  .  .  .  .  .       . . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

Pre Verse:

|Guitar 1
|------------------------12h15p12-9----------|
|---------------------14-------------10------|
|------------------15-------------------9----|
|---------------14------------------------11-|
|-5------------------------------------------|
|-8------------------------------------------|
|
|Guitar 2
|-------------------------9/12/9-------------|
|---------------------11---------10----------|
|-----14-----------12---------------9--------|
|-12------------11---------------------11----|
|---------10-12---------------------------12-|
|--------------------------------------------|

Verse 1:

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------7-----------------------|
|-5-----------5---4---5---------------------0h4---|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0h5h8----h7-|
    . . . . .   .   .   .   . . . . .

|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-5-----------5---4---5---8---8---8---4---4---4---|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---8---8---8---7---7---7-|
    . . . . .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

Play both bars above x2, then Harmonies enter.

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------7-----------------------|
|-5-----------5---4---5---------------------0h4---|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0h5h8----h7-|
|   . . . . .   .   .   .   . . . . .
|Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------11-----------------------|
|-8-----------8---7---8---------------------0h7p0-|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0h8h12------|
    . . . . .   .   .   .   . . . . .

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-5-----------5---4---5---8---8---8---10--10--10--|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---8---8---8---7---7---7-|
|   . . . . .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
|Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------8---8---8---|
|-8-----------8---7---8---12--12--12--------------|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---8---8---8---7---7---7-|
    . . . . .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------7-----------------------|
|-5-----------5---4---5---------------------0h4---|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0h5h8----h7-|
|   . . . . .   .   .   .   . . . . .
|Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------11-----------------------|
|-8-----------8---7---8---------------------0h7p0-|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---0-0-0-0-0-0h8h12------|
    . . . . .   .   .   .   . . . . .

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-5-----------5---4---5---8---8---8---4---4---4---|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---8---8---8---7---7---7-|
|   . . . . .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .
|Guitar 2
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-8-----------8---7---8---12--12--12--7---7---7---|
|---0-0-0-0-0---0---0---0---8---8---8---7---7---7-|
    . . . . .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .

Chorus:

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
|
|Guitar 2 (these are eighth notes)
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-111111111111111111101010-------------------------|
|-------------------------1010101010109-9-9-121212-|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7--------------------------|
|-------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-101010-|
|--------------------------------------------------|

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-7-----------------------------------7--6--|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-5--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--5--4--|
|----0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------|
|    . . . . .  . . . . .  . . . . .
|Guitar 2 (This is one part)
|----------------------------------------|
|-14h15-11h14-10h11----------------------|
|-------------------12h14-10h12-9h10-----|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-7-----------------------------------7--6--|
|-------------------------------------------|
|-5--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--5--4--|
|----0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0--------|
|    . . . . .  . . . . .  . . . . .
|Guitar 2 (This is the harmony, both are played simultaneously)
|-12h13-10h12-9h10-----------------------|
|------------------11h14-10h11-8h10------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|

Repeat all of the above again, and then move on to the next part:

|Guitar 1
|-------------------------------------------------|---| It
|-------------------------------------------------|---| Should’ve
|-------------------------------------------------|---| Been...
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-------------|---|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-4-----5-5-5-|-0-|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-----8-8-8-|-0-|
|                                           . . .   . 
|Guitar 2 (these are eighth notes)
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-111111111111111111101010------------------------|
|-------------------------101010101010-9----------|
|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-------------------------|
|-------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8--7----------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


Verse 2: Part A (This switches to 4/4 times)

|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------------|
|-0-0--0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0--0-0-----1~-1~-1~-|
|-0-0--0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0--0-0-----0~-0~-0~-|
  . .  . .     . . . . . .   . .  . .     .  .  .

|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|------------------------|-----------------------------|
|-0-0--0-0-----0-0--0-0--|-0-0~-0-0~-0-0~--1-1-1-1-1-1-|
|-0-0--0-0-----0-0--0-0--|-0-0~-0-0~-0-0~--0-0-0-0-0-0-|
  . .  . .     . .  . .    . .  . .  . .  . . . . . .

Play both of the above bars x2, then move on:

|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|-0----------------------|
|-0----------------------|
|-0----------------------|
|
|
|------------------------|
|---------11-------------|
|-----14------14--12-14--|
|-12---------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|

Verse 2: Part B, the part A breakdown is played over this lead:

|------------------------10--9------------------------------|
|---------11--------------------11--10--10h11p10------------|
|-----14------14--12-14--------------------------12-11-8/11-|
|-12--------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|

|------------------------10--9----------------|
|---------11--------------------11--10--11----|
|-----14------14--12-14--------------------14-|
|-12------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|

Bridge: Part A

|Guitar 1 (sixteenth notes)
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-8-------10------0-------7------|
|-8-------10------0-------8------|
|-8-(x24)-10-(x8)-0-(x24)-7-(x8)-|
|
|Guitar 2 (Sixteenth notes)
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|-7-(x14)-5-5-9-(x14)-7-7-10-(x16)-9-(x8)-5-(x8)-|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|

|Guitar 1 (sixteenth notes)
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-8-------10------0-------7------|
|-8-------10------0-------8------|
|-8-(x24)-10-(x8)-0-(x24)-7-(x8)-|
|
|Guitar 2 (Sixteenth notes)
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------10------|
|-7-(x14)-5-5-9-(x14)-7-7-10-(x16)-9-(x8)----(x8)-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|

|Guitar 1 (Eighth Notes)
|-13-12-------------------------------------------|
|-------13----13----------------------13----13/15-|
|----------14----14-12\10----10-12/14----14-------|
|-------------------------12----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------| x2
|
|Guitar 2 (Sixteenth notes)
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|-7-(x14)-5-5-9-(x14)-7-7-10-(x16)-9-(x8)-5-(x8)-|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|

|Guitar 1 (Eighth Notes)
|-13-12-------------------------------------------|
|-------13----13----------------------13----13/15-|
|----------14----14-12\10----10-12/14----14-------|
|-------------------------12----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------| x2
|
|Guitar 2 (Sixteenth notes)
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------10------|
|-7-(x14)-5-5-9-(x14)-7-7-10-(x16)-9-(x8)----(x8)-|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------|


Transition: (Back to 3/4 times)

|Guitar 1
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------|
|-5--5--5--5--5--5--4--4--4--4--4--4-|
|-8--8--8--8--8--8--7--7--7--7--7--7-|
|
|Guitar 2
|-13~---------------12~-----12b13r12-|-10~-|
|------------------------------------|-----|
|------------------------------------|-----|
|------------------------------------|-----|
|------------------------------------|-----|
|------------------------------------|-----|


Build-up: One guitar plays the open B over this lead:

|----------------------|
|---------11-----11----|
|-----14------14----14-|
|-12-------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------| x3

Pause...

We Crown Him: 

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------2--3--2--|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0----------0-0-0--0--0--0--0-----4--5--4--|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0----------0-0-0--0--0--0--0--------------| x2
  . . .  .  .  .  .          . . .  .  .  .  .     .  .

This time, with the lead from the Build-up over it.

|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------2--3--2--|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-------0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0--4--5--4--|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-------0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-----------| x2
  . . .  .  .  .  .  .       . . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .


Ending:

|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-|
|-0-0-0--0--0--0--0--0-|
  . . .  .  .  .  .  .

Well that's it, let me know if I missed anything and I'll add it in.
Good luck! \m/
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