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Tuning: CGCFAD

[Intro] 
(clean strumming)
(suppose to be done on 12 string)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---555555555555\\777777777777\\444444444444\\222222222222---|
C|---777777777777\\999999999999\\555555555555\\333333333333---|
G|---000000000000-000000000000-000000000000-000000000000------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|

(distorted)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|---5-5-5--7-7-7--4-4-4--2-2-2-------------------------------|
C|----7-7-7--9-9-9--5-5-5--3-3-3------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|
 p.m. ______ ______ ______ ______

D|---55555555-77777777-44444444-99999999----------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|

[main riff]
(full distortion 2x's)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
G|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|

[main riff part 2]
(full distortion 2x's)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-1010101010101010----------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-1010101010101010----------|

[Verse 1]
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--66-6666666655-5555555566-6666666655-5555555566------------|
G|--66-6666666655-5555555566-6666666655-5555555566------------|
C|--66-6666666655-5555555566-6666666655-5555555566------------|

[Part 2]
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--5-5-------5-7-7-------7-4-4-------5-2-2-------2-----------|
C|------7---7-------9---9-------5---5-------3---3-------------|
G|--------7-----------9-----------5-----------3---------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 1]
(part 2 part 2)
D|---55555555-777777777-44444444-99999999---------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|

[main riff again ]
(full distortion 2x's)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
G|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|

[main riff part 2 again]
(full distortion 2x's)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-1010101010101010----------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-1010101010101010----------|

[Verse 2]
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--66-6666666655-5555555566-6666666655-5555555566------------|
G|--66-6666666655-5555555566-6666666655-5555555566------------|
C|--66-6666666655-5555555566-6666666655-5555555566------------|

[Verse 2] 
(part 2)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|--5-5-------5-7-7-------7-4-4-------5-2-2-------2-----------|
C|------7---7-------9---9-------5---5-------3---3-------------|
G|--------7-----------9-----------5-----------3---------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|

[Verse 2] 
(part 2 part 2)
D|---55555555-777777777-44444444-99999999---------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|

[breakdown]
(play really fast)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
G|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|

[second part of a breakdown]
(father, father, father, father)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
G|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-99889988------------------|
p.m.      ________ ________ ________ ________

(last part of breakdown)
(i commend my spirit)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-1010101010101010----------|
C|-------55555555-44444444-77777777-1010101010101010----------|

[Ending]
(forsaken me)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|--5------1------8------1------5------1------8------1--------|
G|--5------1------8------1------5------1------8------1--------|
C|--5------1------8------1------5------1------8------1--------|

[Ending verse]
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------5555-1111-8888-1111-5555-1111-8888-1111------------|
G|---------5555-1111-8888-1111-5555-1111-8888-1111------------|
C|---------5555-1111-8888-1111-5555-1111-8888-1111------------|

[last verse/outro]
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---------5555-1111-8888-1111-5555-1111-8888-1-1-1-1-1--0----|
G|---------5555-1111-8888-1111-5555-1111-8888-1-1-1-1-1--0-~--|
C|---------5555-1111-8888-1111-5555-1111-8888-1-1-1-1-1--0----|


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| \  Slide down
| ~  Vibrato

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verymadmatt316 15 Nov 23, 2001 07:00 PM

Amazing song!

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raymackay 0 Jan 10, 2002 07:00 PM

its not a 12 string and u got it all wrong.... he uses an ibanez iceman ICX-120 and ive got the right tab but i havent posted it yet cuz some other guy did(the guy with all of the ppl that visited) i think its the first ver.

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Gibson1099 10 Feb 01, 2002 07:00 PM

This is definately fucking not even close to being right, and I have the right tab to, its in one of the Guitar World magazine issues...cheap motherfucker.

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