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King Diamond:  Lies

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                 Jordan B.       (sansamppsa1@hotmail.com)

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://abysslord.com/thetabcrypt/

Date last modified:  November 19, 2004

PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Standard

Intro
E|-----------|
B|-----------|
G|-----------|
D|-----------|
A|---7-6-5---|
E|-0-------7-|
   * * * * * 


Riff 1
E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-7/6--6--6--6--6-6-6--6-6-6-6-|
A|-5/4--4--4--4--4-4-4--4-4-4-4-|
E|------------------------------|
        *  *  *  * * *  * * * * 
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-7-6--6--6--6-6-6--6-6---------|
A|-5-4--4--4--4-4-4--4-4-7-6-5---|
E|-----------------------------7-|
   * *  *  *  * * *  * * * * * *
                                                      

Riff 2                          x2
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-----9-8-----------------------|
A|---7---------------------------|
E|-7-------0-0-0-6-0-0-0-6-0-0-0-|
           * * * * * * * * * * * 
                                x2     
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-----7-6-----------------------|
D|---5---------------------------|
A|-5-------------4-------4-------|
E|---------3-3-3---3-3-3---3-3-3-|
           * * * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 3
Guitar 1
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-7-6-5---5-----5------------|
E|-------7---7------7-6-5-3-0-|

E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------10-9~-|
D|--------------------9-8-------|
A|-7-6-5---5----/8--7-----------|
E|-------7---7------------------|

E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-7-6-5---5-----5------------|
E|-------7---7------7-6-5-3-0-|

E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------10-9~--9-10-9------------|
D|--------------------9-8---------------9-8--------|
A|-7-6-5---5----/8--7-----------------------8~---\-|
E|-------7---7-------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-7-6-5---5-----5------------|
E|-------7---7------7-6-5-3-0-|

E|-------------------------------|
B|------------------------11-10~-|
G|--------------------9-8--------|
D|-7-6-5---5----/8--7------------|
A|-------7---7-------------------|
E|-------------------------------|
   * * * * * * 
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-7-6-5---5-----5------------|
E|-------7---7------7-6-5-3-0-|

E|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------11-10~---10-11-10------------|
G|--------------------9-8-------------------9-8--------|
D|-7-6-5---5----/8--7---------------------------9~---\-|
A|-------7---7-----------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|
   * * * * * * 

Lead into next section:
Guitar 1
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-----5---5-----5-------4--4-4/5-|
D|-----2---2-----2-------1--1-1/2-|
A|-0-0---0---0-0---0-0-0----------|
E|--------------------------------|
   * *   *   * *   * * * 
E|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-----5---5-----5---------|
D|-----2---2-----2-------4-|
A|-0-0---0---0-0---0-0-0-2-|
E|-------------------------|
   * *   *   * *   * * * 

Guitar 2 (Play 2x, Let chords ring)
E|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-2------------2-------1--|
A|-0------------0-------2--|
E|-------------------------|


Riff 4
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-----5---5-----5-------4--4-4/5-|
D|-----2---2-----2-------1--1-1/2-|
A|-0-0---0---0-0---0-0-0----------|
E|--------------------------------|
   * *   *   * *   * * * 
   "Yesterday I spent an hour..."
E|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-----5---5-----5---------|
D|-----2---2-----2-------4-|
A|-0-0---0---0-0---0-0-0-2-|
E|-------------------------|
   * *   *   * *   * * * 
   "...a full hour in therapy..."


Riff 5
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|-------7-----------7-----7---7---|
D|-5-----5-----5-----5-----5---5---|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-0-|
E|---------------------------------|
     * *   * *   * *   * *   *   *
  "He asked me questions..."
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|---------------4-4-----7--7-|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-1-0-2-2-0-0-5--5-|
E|----------------------------|
   * * * * * * *     * * 
  "That kind of fool..."
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-------7-----------7-----7---7/-|
D|-5-----5-----5-----5-----5---5/-|
A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3/-|
E|--------------------------------|
     * *   * *   * *   * *   * 
  "I gave him answers..."
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|-------9-----------9------------|
D|-7-----7-----7-----7-----12--12-|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-10--10-|
E|--------------------------------|
     * *   * *   * *   * * 
  "The kind of answers..."


Play Riff 4   "Yes, I gave him a bunch of lies..."
Play Riff 5   "He asked me questions..."


Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)
Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------0-----0-|
D|-9--9-8-7--5--------9--9-8-7----2-----4---|
A|-7--7-6-5--3--------7--7-6-5--3-----5-----|
E|------------------------------------------|
      * * *              * * *
E|------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|
D|-9--9-8-7--5--------9--9-8-7--|
A|-7--7-6-5--3--------7--7-6-5--|
E|------------------------------|
      * * *              * * *
E|-------0---------------------------0---------------------|
B|---------0---------------------------0-------------------|
G|-----------8---------11-9--------------8---------11-9----|
D|-----9------------10------10-----9------------10------10-|
A|---9-----------10--------------9-----------10------------|
E|-7-----------8---------------7-----------8---------------|

E|-------0---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------0-------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------8---------11-9-------------12-11-------------14-12----|
D|-----9------------10------10-------12-------12-------13-------13-|
A|---9-----------10---------------12----------------13-------------|
E|-7-----------8---------------10----------------11----------------|

E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------0-----0-|
D|-9--9-8-7--5--------9--9-8-7----2-----4---|
A|-7--7-6-5--3--------7--7-6-5--3-----5-----|
E|------------------------------------------|
      * * *              * * *
E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------0-----0-|
D|-9--9-8-7--5--------9--9-8-7----2-----4---|
A|-7--7-6-5--3--------7--7-6-5--3-----5-----|
E|------------------------------------------|
      * * *              * * *

Guitar 2
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|------4-5-4~--5~---------4-5-7~--5-4-5~--4h5p4---|
A|-7--7---------------7--7-----------------------7-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|------4-5-4~--5~---------4-5-|
A|-7--7---------------7--7-----|
E|-----------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-4----5----4----5----4----5----7----8----|
A|-2----3----2----3----2----3----5----6----|
E|-----------------------------------------|

E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|
D|------4-5-4~--5~---------4-5-7~--5-4-5~--4h5p4---|
A|-7--7---------------7--7-----------------------7-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------4-5-4~--5~---------4-5-7~-----------|
A|-7--7---------------7--7---------3~----5~-|
E|------------------------------------------|



Play Riff 4  "The doctor looked..."
Play Riff 5  "I should have taken..."


Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)                     x2
E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------|
D|-------------------7--------------------|
A|-2-2-2-2-2-0-2-2-2-5--2-2-2-2-2-0--5--7-|
E|-----------------------------------3--5-|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * * * * 
E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------6--7-|
D|-------------------9---------------4--5-|
A|-4-4-4-5-4-4-5-4-4-7--4-4-4-5-4-4--4--5-|
E|----------------------------------------|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * * * * 
E|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------9--------------------------|
A|-4-4-4-5-4-4-5-4-4-7--4-3-3-3-3-3-4-3-3-3-3-3-|
E|----------------------------------------------|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * * * * * * * * * * 
E|----------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------6--7-|
D|-------------------9---------------4--5-|
A|-4-4-4-5-4-4-5-4-4-7--4-4-4-5-4-4--4--5-|
E|----------------------------------------|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * * * * 
E|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------9---------------------------6--|
A|-4-4-4-5-4-4-5-4-4-7--4-3-3-3-3-3-4-3-3-3-3-3--4--|
E|-----------------------------------------------4--|
   * * * * * * * * *    * * * * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 8
Guitar 1
E|-----------3------|
B|-----------3----3-|
G|-----------0----2-|
D|------4---------0-|
A|-2----2-----------|
E|-0----------------|

Guitar 2
E|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------|
D|------------------|
A|-7----5---------8-|
E|-----------6------|


Riff 9                          x2
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|---------4-3---4-3-------------|
E|-2-2-2-2-----2-----2-2-2-5-4-0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   
  "That night I cleaned the entire house..."
                                x2
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|---------7-6---7-6-------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-----5-----5-5-5-8-7-3-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
  "No dust, no tea, ah stupid me..."


Riff 10 
Guitar 1
E|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------|
E|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-0-0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
Guitar 2
E|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-5-5-5-5-----|
E|-------------------------0-0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 


Riff 9a
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|---------4-3---4-3-------------|
E|-2-2-2-2-----2-----2-2-2-5-4-0-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   
  "The sun is up..."
E|-------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------|
A|---------7-6---7-6-------------|
E|-5-5-5-5-----5-----5-5-5-8-7-3-|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
  "Oh, I'm so tired..."


Play Riff 10  2 times

Riff 10a
Guitar 1
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------2-|
A|-----------------8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7--0-|
E|-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7--------------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
  "I can't wait no more!"

Guitar 2
E|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-----------------7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6--2-|
A|-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6------------------0-|
E|------------------------------------|
   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
  

Play Intro
Play Riff 2   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 3

Ending Chord
E|------|
B|------|
G|------|
D|--9\--|
A|--7\--|
E|--7\--|


notation:
^   =  bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ]
^r  =  bend and release
x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  mute with palm-hand
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  tap-on
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  harmonics
ah  =  artificial harmonic
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking
tr  =  trill

            
            
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