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King Diamond: Lurking In The Dark

transcribed by:  Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
                 
FIND NEARLY EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://priv6.onet.pl/war/tlange/

Date last modified:  13-7-00
  
PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE 
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU

Tuning: Standard

RIFF 1

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--7-------7-------7---8-------8-------8----|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--7-------7-------7---6-------6-------6----|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--7-------7-------7---8-------8-------8----|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

GIT 2 fills:
    Let ring
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|--7-----------------7-8--|
A|--5-----------------5-5--|
E|-------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--7-------7-------7---6-------6-------6----|
A|--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   *

GIT 2 fills:
    let ring
e|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|--7-----------------7-6--|
A|--5-----------------5-5--|
E|-------------------------|


RIFF 2 (2 times) (solo)
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---5-------5-------5----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---3-------3-------3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---5-------5-------5----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---3-------3-4-5-6--|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3-4--|
E|---------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *

REPEAT RIFF 1 (without 2 GIT fill) When nightfall...

REPEAT RIFF 2  It's time to...
last 1/4 is played like this:
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---3-------3-------3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 
Chorus:
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|--4----6----7----9----7---6--|
A|--2----4----5----7----5---4--|
E|-----------------------------|
    Oh,            is   something
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---4-------4-------4----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   *  
   wrong
e|-----------------------------|
B|-----------------------------|
G|-----------------------------|
D|--4----6----7----9----7---6--|
A|--2----4----5----7----5---4--|
E|-----------------------------|
   they  are  lurking...
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--5-------5-------5---4-------4-------4----|
A|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   *  
   Dark
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|--5-------5-------5---4-------4-4-5-6--|
A|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-3-4--|
E|---------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * * 

REPEAT RIFF 1 (without 2 GIT fill) (Solo)

REPEAT RIFF 2 Heavy breathing...
last 1/4 is played like this:
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---3-------3-------3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

REPEAT CHORUS
last 1/5 is played like this                Let ring
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|--5-------5-------5---4-------4-------4---6--|
A|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4--|
E|---------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   *

RIFF 3

e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|----7------7---|
A|------6------6-|
E|--5------5-----|

RIFF 4

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|--5--7---10-9-10--7---3-5-5-5-3-5--|
A|--3--5----8-7--8--5---1-3-3-3-1-3--|
E|-----------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--7---10-9-10--7---3-5-5-5-3-5--|
A|--5----8-7--8--5---1-3-3-3-1-3--|
E|--------------------------------|



RIFF 5 (2 times)
e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------|
D|--9---------------------------------12-11--12--9--|
A|--7---------------------------------10--9--10--7--|
E|----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------|
      * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------5-7--7-7-5-7--|
A|----------------------------------3-5--5-5-3-5--|
E|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------|
    * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 

RIFF 6

e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|--6---11---9-8-9--6--2-4-4-4-2-4-|
A|--4----9---7-6-7--4--0-2-2-2-0-2-|
E|---------------------------------|

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|--6---11---9-8-9--6--2-4-4-2-5-6--|
A|--4----9---7-6-7--4--0-2-2-0-3-4--|
E|----------------------------------|

REPEAT LAST HALF OF RIFF 1 with GIT 2 fill

REPEAT RIFF 2

REPEAT RIFF 1 (without 2 GIT fill) How does it....
REPEAT RIFF 2  They can see...
last 1/4 is played like this:
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--4-------4-------4---3-------3-------3----|
A|--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2--|
E|-------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

REPEAT CHORUS
last 1/5 is played like this                Let ring
e|----------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|--5-------5-------5---4-------4-------4---6---|
A|--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-4---|
E|----------------------------------------------|
      * * *   * * *   *   * * *   * * *   * 

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

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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