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Cygnus X-1 Book Ii Hemispheres V Cygnus - Bringer Of Balance Tab

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Rush - V Cygnus - Bringer of Balance

 [Intro]
     Ebm   Em9       Em
e|---6~----0~--------0~--------------------|
B|---7~----0~--------0~--------------------|
G|---8~----0~--------0~--------------------|
D|---8~----4~--------2~--------------------|
A|---6~----2~--------2~--------------------|
E|---------0~--------0~--------------------|

 [Riff 1] (notes in ()'s are overdubbed)
e|-----------------------(4)---------|
B|---------------------(5)-(5)-------|
G|o------------------(4)--1--(4)----o|
D|o-------7~---2--------2-----------o|
A|--4-5-7----0~--4-5--2--------------|
E|--------------------------4~--0~---|


Progression:

[Intro] x1

Keyboard arr. for guitar:

(D)                                     G
   I have mem'ry and awareness, but I have no shape or form.
          Em                      Bm
   As a disembodied spirit, I am dead and yet unborn.
            G                           D
   I have passed into Olympus, as was told in tales of old.
            A                        D
   To the City of Immortals, marble white and purest gold.

A
   I see the Gods in battle rage on high,
  C
   Thunderbolts across the sky.
      F
   I cannot move, I cannot hide.
            E
   I feel a silent scream begin inside.

[Riff 1] x4 w/ lyrics:

  Then all at once the chaos ceased.
  A stillness fell, a sudden peace.
  The Warriors felt my silent cry and stayed their struggle, mystified.

[Riff 1] x1

Play this 2 times with lyrics below:

    E      A    F#                  D   A7  Bm A/C#  A5         E
e|--0~----------------------------------------------------------0~---|
B|--0~-----2------------------------3---2---3-------------------0~---|
G|--1~-----2----3~--3-3-3-3-3-3-3---2---0---4--2--2--2-2--------1~---|
D|--2~-----2----4~--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---0---2---4--2--2--2-2--------2----|
A|--2~-----0----4~--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------2--4--4--0-0--------2----|
E|--0~----------2~--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------0~--0-0----|
     A   F#                  D   A7  Bm  A/C#   A
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---2-----------------------3---2---3----------2--2-----------------|
G|---2---3~--3-3-3-3-3-3-3---2---0---4---2--2---2--2-----------------|
D|---2---4~--4-4-4-4-4-4-4---0---2---4---2--2---2--2-----------------|
A|---0---4~--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-----------2---4--4---0--0-----------------|
E|-------2~--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-------------------------------------------|

 E            A F#            D      A7    Bm  A/C# A5
   Apollo was astonished; Dionysus thought me mad.
 E                A  F#                       D        A7   Bm   A
   But they heard my story further, and they wondered, and were sad.
 E                   A F#           D       A7    Bm  A/C# A5
   Looking down from Olympus on a world of doubt and fear.
 E          A   F#              D     A7 Bm  A/C#  A
   Its surface splintered into sorry hemispheres.

[Guitar Solo] - As in previous solo, there may be some legato hand
        sliding that sounds like pick sliding.

(Rhythm guitar plays above riff 2 times)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------11~------6--7~---6--7--9--7--6h7p6------------------------|
D|------2~---------9-----------------------------9-7-------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------9-9h10p9------7~-|
E|--0~-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------x-15b17---15---15--15--14---------------------------|
G|--------------11~----------------------------16--14--14h16p14--12-----|
D|--9p7--[9]b11------------------------------------------------------14-|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

[Riff 1] x2 w/ lyrics:

They sat a while in silence, then they turned at last to me:

(With lyrics below:)

      G      B      F
e|----3~------------1~------|
B|----3~-----4~-----1~------|
G|----4~-----4~-----2~------|
D|----5~-----4~-----3~------|
A|----5~-----2~-----3~------|
E|----3~------------1~------|

      F#7/11                        A9
e|----0~---------0~------0~-----|---0~-----0~---0-----|
B|----0~---------0~------0~-----|---0~-----0~---0-----|
G|o---3~---------3~------3~----o|---6~-----6~---6-----|
D|o---4~---------4~------4~----o|---7~-----7~---7-----|
A|----4~---------4~------4~-----|---7~-----7~---7-----|
E|----2~---------2~------2~-----|---5~-----5~---5-----|

 G                BaddC#               F              F#7/11   A9
"We will call you Cygnus, The God of Balance you shall be."


[Outro] - strum each chord

    F      C/E      C      G        Bb       F       C        G
e|--1------0--------0------3---|----1--------1-------0--------3------|
B|--1------1--------1------3---|----3--------1-------1--------3------|
G|o-2------0--------0------0---|----3--------2-------0--------0-----o|
D|o-3------2--------2------0---|----3--------3-------2--------0-----o|
A|--3------3--------3------2---|----1--------3-------3--------2------|
E|--1------0---------------3---|-------------1----------------3------|

e|--0~-0--0~-0--|-0~-0--0~-0--|---------------------------------------|
B|--0~--0-0~--0-|-0~--0-0~--0-|------1~--1~--1--1--1.---2~~~----------|
G|--6~----6~----|-0~----0~----|--2~--0~--2~--0--0--0.---2~~~----------|
D|--7~----7~----|-2~----2~----|--3~--2~--2~--2--2--2.---2~~~----------|
A|--7~----7~----|-3~----3~----|--3~--3~--0~--3--3--3.---0~~~----------|
E|--5~----5~----|-------------|--1~--3~--1~--3--3--3.-----------------|
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