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D G C F A D
Nightwish - Storytime
Tuning: D Standard (D G C F A D)

[Intro] 
0:12 - 0:43
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------3-3------------|
C|-5-5---------5-5--------------3-3-3-3--------|
G|-5-5---------5-5--------------1-1-3-3--------|
D|-3-3---------3-3------------------1-1--------|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|
                                                     
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3---4--2------------|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|

D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6-6--4-4-----------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6-6--4-4-----------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3---4-4--2-2-----------|

[Verse] 
0:53 - 1:07
D|-----------------|
A|-----------------|
F|--3-3------------|
C|--3-3-3-3--------|
G|--1-1-3-3--------|
D|------1-1--------|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|
                                                     
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3---4--2------------|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|

D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5----1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3-----------------------------|

[Chorus] 
(1:08 - 1:32)
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|--------3-------------5----------------------|
C|-5------3-x16--3------5-x16------------------| repeat 2x
G|-5-x16--1------3-x16--3----------------------|
D|-3-------------1-----------------------------|

D|------|
A|------|
F|------|
C|-5-5--| 
G|-5-5--|
D|-3-3--|

[After Breakdown] 
(1:37 - 1:50)
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-----5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-----5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-----3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|
                                                     
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3---4--2------------|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|

D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---6-6--4-4-----------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---6-6--4-4-----------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---4-4--2-2-----------|

[Verse] 
(1:51 - 2:15)
D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|
                                                     
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3---4--2------------|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|

D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
F|--------------------3-3-3-3-----------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---|
G|-5---5--6--5---5----1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3---|
D|-3---3--4--3---3------------1-1-1-1---|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|
                                                     
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|---------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5---6--4------------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3---4--2------------|

D|------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
G|-5---5--6--5---5---5--8--5----5-6-2-3-----|
D|-3---3--4--3---3---3--6--3----3-4-0-1-----|

D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|--------------------3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
C|-5---5--6--5---5----3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------|
G|-5---5--6--5---5----1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----------|
D|-3---3--4--3---3-----------------------------|

[Chorus] 
(2:16 - 2:53)
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
F|--------3-------------5----------------------|
C|-5------3-x16--3------5-x16------------------| repeat 3x
G|-5-x16--1------3-x16--3----------------------|
D|-3-------------1-----------------------------|

D|------|
A|------|
F|------|
C|-5\0--| 
G|-5\0--|
D|-3\0--|

[Bridge]
(3:33 - 4:13 (Care with the rhytm. Its shown here imprecisely))
D|------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------|
F|--5---------------------------------------------|
C|--5-5-5---5\4/5----7-5-7----4\2/4-5\4/5---------| 
G|--3-5-5---5\4/5----7-5-7----4\2/4-5\4/5---------|
D|----3-3---3\2/3----5-3-5----2\0/2-3\2/3---------|
                                                     repeat 2x 
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|--5--------------------------------------------|
|--5-5-5---5\4/5-7-5-7----4\2/4----5\4/5--------| 
|--3-5-5---5\4/5-7-5-7----4\2/4----5\4/5--------|
|----3-3---3\2/3-5-3-5----2\0/2----3\2/3--------|

D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
C|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| 
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|------|
A|------|
F|-12p*-|
C|------| 
G|------|
D|------|

[Chorus]
D|--------------------------------------|---------|
A|--------------------------------------|---------|
F|--------3-------------5---------------|---------|
C|-5------3-x16--3------5-x16-----------|---5-5---| 
G|-5-x16--1------3-x16--3---------------|---5-5---|
D|-3-------------1----------------------|---3-3---|
(repeat until end but change rhythm at 4:59.) 

(Rhythm goes nearly like this)
D|-----------------|----------------------|
A|-----------------|----------------------|
F|-----------------|----------------------|
C|-x-x-x-x-x---x---|-x-x-x---x-x-x-x------|
G|-x-x-x-x-x---x---|-x-x-x---x-x-x-x------|
D|-x-x-x-x-x---x---|-x-x-x---x-x-x-x------|


 -Thanks to mgbevan for pointing out a mistake
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mgbevan 10 Nov 21, 2011 07:03 AM

Very accurate, the only discrepancy I find is the bridge:
5-7-8-10 sounds better alternating between (what would normally be) the G and D strings, and the final pinch harmonic personally sounds better on 12 of the G.

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