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The Escapist Tab

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Band: Nightwish


Song: The Escapist          Tabbed by Lionguitar

                      e-mail:MegSelvVel@hotmail.com

Album: Dark Passion Play(bonus track)

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do the two first parts two times
00.51
x3 intro:                           x1                         |x1
e |---------------------------|---------------------------------|-----------|
b |---------------------------|---------------------------------|-----------|
g |---------------------------|---------------------------------|-----------|
d |---------------------5-----|---------------------------------|---5-4--5~-|
a |-5-----5/6-----5/6-8---5-3-|-5-----5/6-----5/6-8-3-6-5-5/6-5-|-5---------|
d |---5-5-----5-5-------------|---5-5-----5-5-------------------|-----------|

01.30
x3                            x1
e ---------------------------|------------------------------|
b ---------------------------|------------------------------|
g ---------------------------|------------------------------|
d ---------------------5-----|------------------------------|
a -5-----5/6-----5/6-8---5-3-|-5-----5/6-----5/6-8-3-6-5-6--|
d ---5-5-----5-5-------------|---5-5-----5-5----------------|

01.57
Riff 1
e ----------------------|
b ----------------------|
g ----------------------|
d -5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-3~-|
a -5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-3~-|
d -5-5-5--5-5--5-5-5-3~-|


02.10
x2 Verse
e --------------------------------------------------|
b --------------------------------------------------|
g --------------------------------------------------|
d -5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-3-3-5-5------|
a -5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-3-3-5-5-1----|
d -5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-7-7-3-3-5-5---3*-|


02.37
 Riff 2     Riff 3
x1         x2
e --------|---------------------------|
b --------|---------------------------|
g --------|---------------------------|
d -5~-3-2-|-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0----------|
a -5~-3-2-|-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-3-1-0-1*-|
d -5~-3-2-|-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0----------|
            . . .  . . . . .

02.47
Riff 4
e ----------------------------------|
b ----------------------------------|
g ----------------------------------|
d -2-2-2-2-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5-7-7-7-7--|
a -0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-3-3-3-3-5-5-5-5--|
d ----------------------------------|

02.51
Riff 5
e ------------------|
b ------------------|
g ------------------|
d -5-5-5-5-3-3-2-2--|
a -5-5-5-5-3-3-2-2--|
d -5-5-5-5-3-3-2-2--|

02.54
Riff 3

03.01
Riff 4

03.05
Riff 5

03.07
Riff 6
e ------------------------------|
b ------------------------------|
g ------------------------------|
d -5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-5-5--|
a -5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-5-5--|
d -5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-7-7-7-7-5-5--|
   . . . .


e ---------------------------------------------------|
b ---------------------------------------------------|
g ---------------------------------------------------|
d -5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3--(3)-(1)--|
a -5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3--(3)-(1)--|
d -5-5-5-5-0-0-0-0-1-1-1-1-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3--(3)-(1)--|

03.37
x3 Verse


in the final part of the verse
they play this

04.27
Riff 7
x15
e ------------|
b ------------|
g ------------|
d -5-3/5-3-5--|
a -5-3/5-3-5--|
d -5-3/5-3-5--|

FIN!!
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marianoarnaiz wrote on February 8 2008, 11:29 am

ITS MOSTLY OK, I WISH YOU HAVE PUY VERSE-CHORUS .BRIDGE ETC INSTEAD OF THE TIMES, MY OPINION. I WAS ACTUALLGOING TO TAB THIS ONE, LET ME SEE IF I GET ANY BIG DIFERENCE AND I´LL TELL YOU

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grohl1987 wrote on January 9 2011, 05:13 am

It's actually played in D Standard and most of the notes are played one string up, important for the tone and it makes some of the parts a little easier. But otherwise good.

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