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!!! Puerto Rico !!!Author/Artist: System Of A Down
Title: Chop Suey
Album: Toxicity
Transcribed by: Juan C. Moreno Ortiz
Email: Manars_2000@yahoo.com


The asterisks (*) mean that the measures are repeated. If you have
any comments, suggestions, or want to point out a mistake, please email
me.

The tuning for this song is as follows:
D 
A        (Tune the guitar to drop D, and then 
F         tune down one whole step on every string).
C
G
C


Intro 1 (gtr 1).
Clean
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|*-5---5-5-5--5---5-5--5/(7)-|--7---7-7-7--7---7-7--7/(4)-|
|*-7---7-7-7--7---7-7--7/(9)-|--9---9-9-9--9---9-9--9/(5)-|
|--0---0-0-0--0---0-0--0/(0)-|--0---0-0-0--0---0-0--0/(0)-|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|


|----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------|
|--4---4-4-4--4---4-4--4/(2)-|--2---2-2-2--2---2-2--2/(5)-*|
|--5---5-5-5--5---5-5--5/(3)-|--3---3-3-3--3---3-3--3/(7)-*|
|--0---0-0-0--0---0-0--0/(0)-|--0---0-0-0--0---0-0--0/(0)--|
|----------------------------|-----------------------------|
                                                      (*) 
                                                Sound out only
                                                on first time.
Intro 2 (gtr 2).
Dist.
PM...............................................|
|------------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|------------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|-5---5---5--|7---7---7--|4---4---4--|2---2---2--|
|---7---7---7|--9---9---9|--5---5---5|--3---3---3|
|------------|-----------|-----------|-----------|
|------------|-----------|-----------|-----------|

At first only play intro 1.
On repeat combine intro 1 with intro 2. 


Intro 3 (gtr 2).
Clean. (strum each chord 16 times every measure)
|-/8--|/10-|-7-|-12-|-12-|-13-|-10-|-13-|
|-/10-|/12-|-8-|-13-|-13-|-15-|-12-|-15-|
|-----|----|---|----|----|----|----|----|
|-----|----|---|----|----|----|----|----|
|-----|----|---|----|----|----|----|----|
|-----|----|---|----|----|----|----|----|

And combine with intro 1 (gtr 1).


Riff 1 (Both gtrs). 
Dist. (play each hammer-on 4 times). 
|----------|-------------|---------------------------------|
|----------|-------------|---------------------------------|
|*---------|------------*|*--------------------------------|
|*---------|------------*|*--------------------------------|
|-7h8--6h7-|-9h10--11h12-|---------------------------------|
|-7h8--6h7-|-9h10--11h12-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|


|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------*|
|---------------------------------------*|
|----------------------------------------|
|9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-|


Riff 2 (both gtrs).
Dist.
|-----------------------|-------------------------|-------|
|-----------------------|-------------------------|-------|
|*----------------------|------------------------*|-------|
|*----------------------|------------------------*|-------|
|-7h8---7h8-7h8-7h8-7h8-|--6h7---6h7-6h7-6h7-6h7--|--7h8--|
|-7h8---7h8-7h8-7h8-7h8-|--6h7---6h7-6h7-6h7-6h7--|--7h8--|

Play first hammer on wait a moment and continue. 
Then take the last five hammer-ons and distance 
them from one another. 


Riff 3 (gtr 1).
Dist.
PM..............................................|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|
|*------5-----------5---|-------7-----------7---|
|*----------7-----------|-----------9-----------|
|---0-----------0-------|---0-----------0-------|
|-----------------------|-----------------------|


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

On repeat don't palm mute the last compass and let it ring. 
And you must also combine this with intro 3.

  Play Again riffs 1, 2 and 3.

  And now play riff one again, however this time play the 
hammer-ons part twice one normal and the other one palm-muted.
Then continue normaly to the second part of riff 1.

Riff 4 played during the verses  (repeat as necessary)

|--------|-------|-------|--------|
|--------|-------|-------|--------|
|*-2-----|-------|-5-----|-------*|
|*-2-----|-3-----|-5-----|-3-----*|
|--0-----|-3-----|-3-----|-3------|
|--------|-3-----|-------|-3------|
"...forsaken me, in your eyes forsaken me, in your thoughts..."

Riff 4 is played as the outro. Repeat until song ends.


Any questions doubts or whatever... don't ask me everything in there is perfectly clear!!! 

Enjoy...

Juan here finishing whats left unfinished, and turning a couple lines into gold.

I would like to thank those who weren't quite there but prepared the way for me.
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Park 10 Jan 23, 2002 07:00 PM


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Park 10 Jan 23, 2002 07:00 PM

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