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This tab is the completed tab to this song. Hope you enjoy it.

Drop D-Tuning (D, A, D, G, B, E)

Intro       (4x)    (for best sound, use a delay effect)
----------------------------|----------------------|
------------1---------------|----------------------|
----2--0h2-----2---0h2-0----|-------2----------2---|
--------------------------0-|----------------------|
----------------------------|----------------------|
-0--------------------------|--5-----------3-------|

Play 6x
---------------------------------------------------|
------------1--------------------------------------|
----2--0h2-----2---0h2-0------------2----------2---|
--------------------------0------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------|
-0-----------------------------5----------3--------|

Chorus
------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------|
--0--0---x0--0---5--5--5--3--3--0--3--3--x3--3--|
--0--0---x0--0---5--5--5--3--3--0--3--3--x3--3--|
--0--0---x0--0---5--5--5--3--3--0--3--3--x3--3--|

------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------|
--0--5--5--5--0--3--5--5--5-----5-5--3-/10--12--|
--0--5--5--5--0--3--5--5--5-----5-5--3-/10--12--|
--0--5--5--5--0--3--5--5--5-----5-5--3-/10--12--|

End of 3rd part of chorus
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
-------------------------|
---3---3h5---------0-----|
---3---3h5----3----0-----|
---3---3h5----3----0-----|

Verse   "As below so above and beyone I imagine"
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-0-0-0-0---0-3-3-3-3---0-0-0-0---0-5-5-5-5---0-0-0-0-------

"Drawn beyond the lines___"
----------------------------------|
----------------------------------|
----------------------------------|   (repeat one more 
----------------------------------|     time)
----------------------------------|
-0-3-3-3-3---0-0-0-0---0-5-5-5-5--|

Interlude                   (play 4x)
-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------|
7-5-3-0---0-3-3-3-3---0-0-0-0---0-5-5-5-5--|

play for the first time          play for the 2nd time
-------------------------------|------------|
-------------------------------|------------|
-------------------------------|------------|
-----------------5--5--5--5----|--5-5-5-5---|
-----------------5--5--5--5----|--5-5-5-5---|
--5-5-5-5--------5--5--5--5----|--5-5-5-5---|

Solo       (7x)
-------|-----------|---------------------------------------
-------|-----------|---------------------------------------
--5h7--|-----5---7-|-----9h10-9p7------------9h10p9-0------
--0----|--0--------|--0-----------7~~~~~~~~0----------7\5--
-------|-----------|---------------------------------------
-------|-----------|---------------------------------------

-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------
---------------------9h10p9-0--5--4--5p0-------------------
---3~~~~~~~~~~~~--0-----------------------7~~~~~~~/12~~~~~~
-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------

-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------
----9h10p9-0------------9h10p9-0---------------------------
--0-----------7\5--3/7------------10--9--10p0---7>let ring-
-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------

"the line____"        "Reaching out to embrace the random"
-------------------|---------------------------------------
-------------------|---------------------------------------
----------------0--|---------------------------------------
--7/12-10h12p10----|0--10-12---0-0--10--12--(repeat)-------
-------------------|0--10-12---0-0--10--12-----------------
-------------------|0--10-12---0-0--10--12-----------------

"Reaching out to embrace whatever may come"
-----------------------------------------------------|
-3----3----3--3--3--3--------3----3-------3--3--3--3-|
-2----2----2--2--2--2--------2----2-------2--2--2--2-|
-0----0----0--0--0--0--------0----0-------0--0--0--0-|
-0----0----0--0--0--0--------0----0-------0--0--0--0-|
-0----0----0--0--0--0--------0----0-------0--0--0--0-|

The next part is just like playing the intro...only going backwards in a slow pace. Listen to the song to help you out.

After "Swing on the spiral...to"
-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------
----2-------2--------2---0h2p0----------2---0h2p0----------
---------------------------------------------------0-------
-5------3---------0----------------3-----------------------
-5------3---------0----------------3-----------------------

"Swing on the spiral of our divinity and still be a human"
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---2------2------2----0h2p0--------------------------------
----------------------------0-----3-/10--10-----5-----3----
-5-----3------0----------------3--3-/10--10-----5-----3----
-5-----3------0----------------3--3-/10--10-----5-----3----

2nd Solo (Hit each part very rapidly/w/wah or whammy effect
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--2-----2--------2^~~~~~2^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~2~~~2~~~2~~~2~-~---
-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-7-------7---7---7\/7--7~~~7~~~7~~~7---5-------------------
-------------------------------------------5^h3---5^---3---
-----------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------

                                          (start repeating)
--------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|----------------------------------------------------------|--------------------------------
--5^h3---5^---3-----3h5h6-|---5-----3-------0--0---x-0--0--
-----------------3--------|---5-----3-------0--0---x-0--0--
--------------------------|---5-----3-------0--0---x-0--0--

"Following our will and whim______"
-----------------------------------------------------------
-15--15---13--13---15--15--/18--18---15--15---13--13---18--
--x---x----x---x----x---x----x---x----x---x----x---x----x--
-12--12---12--12---12--12--/15--15---12--12---12--12---15--
--x---x----x---x----x---x----x---x----x---x----x---x----x--
--0---0----0---0----0---0----0---0----0---0----0---0----0--

             |(repeat twice)    |
---------------------------------
-18---15--15---------------------
--x----x---x---------------------
-15---12--12--5--5----5--5-------
--x----x---x--5--5----5--5-------
--0----0---0--5--5--0-5--5--0--0-

"May just go where no one's been"
-----------------------------------------------------------
-0---------0--0--0--0----0---0--0--0-----------------------
-0---------0--0--0--0----0---0--0--0-----------------------
-5---5-5-5-5--5--5--5----5---5--5--5---3--0-0--------------
-5---5-5-5-5-----5-------5---5--5--5---3--0-0--------------
-5---5-5-5-5-----5-------5---5--5--5---3--0-0--------------

"Spiral out_____keep going"    (Mute fast)        (4x)
------------------------------------------------------
----------------------3---3---------------------------
-2------2--x-x-x-x-x--2---2--x-x-x-x-----x--2--x-x-x--
-0--3---0--x-x-x-x-x--0---0--x-x-x-x--3--x--0--x-x-x--
-0--3---0--x-x-x-x-x--0---0--x-x-x-x--3--x--0--x-x-x--
-0--x---0--x-x-x-x-x--0---0--x-x-x-x--3--x--0--x-x-x--

Outro              (10x)
-------------------------|---------------------------------
-------------------------|---------------------------------
-7~~~~------------5------|---------------------------------
--------------5----------|--0--------------5---------------
------8---8--------------|--5---3---3---5------5-----------
---------------------0---|---------------------------------

-----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--5---3-----10---12------0---------------------------------
--5---3-----10---12------0---------------------------------
--5---3-----10---12------0---------------------------------


That's it, have a blast.....

            
            
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rockorager 10 Apr 20, 2002 08:00 PM

Good job

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Ranso28 47 May 28, 2012 03:25 AM

i think the intro is supposed to go more like:


----------------------------| |----------------------|
----------------------------| |----------------------|
------------5---------------| |----------------------|
----7--5h7-----7--75--75--0-|x4 |-------7-----------7--|
----------------------------| |----------------------|
-0--------------------------| |--5-----------3-------|

----------------------------|----------------------|
----------------------------|----------------------|
------------5---------------|----------------------|
----7--5h7-----7--75--75--0-|-------7-----------7--|
----------------------------|----------------------|
-0--------------------------|--5-----------3-------|

Good job though :)

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Ranso28 47 May 28, 2012 03:26 AM

second bit then follows rest of your times

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