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King Diamond:  The Candle

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@poczta.onet.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
            
FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://republika.pl/tlange/

Date last modified:  26-09-01

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

Tuning: Standard


Riff 1
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------666-------------|
E|-666666666666-999999999999-888888888888-----999-888-999-|
   ************ ************ ************ *** *** *** ***    

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----888-999-888-----888-999-888-----888-999-888-666-------------|
E|-666-------------666-------------666-----------------999-888-999-|
   *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***



Riff 2
Guitar 1
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------333-------------|
E|-333333333333-666666666666-555555555555-----666-555-666-|
   ************ ************ ************ *** *** *** ***    

Guitar 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----555-666-555-----555-666-555-----555-666-555-333-------------|
E|-333-------------333-------------333-----------------666-555-666-|
   *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***



Riff 3
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------3-3-----------4-4-----------|
A|-2-2-2222-2222-2-2-2222-2222-2-2-2222-2222-|
E|-------------------------------------------|
       **** ****     **** ****     **** ****       
   "Here I am..."
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-6-6-----------5-5-----------6-6-----------5-5-----------|
E|-4-4-4444-4444-4-4-4444-4444-4-4-4444-4444-4-4-4444-4444-|
       **** ****     **** ****     **** ****     **** ****
   "...again by that flame..."
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-6----2------------------------------------|
A|-4----0--------666-777-666-----666-777-666-|
E|-----------444-------------444-------------|
             *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
   "In every candle..."
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-6----2------------------------------|
A|-4----0------------------------------|
E|-----------222222222222-444444444444-|
             ************ ************
   "I see the same face..."


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3   "Eyes in pain..."
Play Riff 1   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 2   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 3   "Time has come..."

Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------2---------------5--5-7-|
A|-2--2-xx-2--0-2-3-5----2--2-xx-2----3--3-5-|
E|-0--0-xx-0-------------0--0-xx-0--0--------|
                                    *
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------2---------------7--7-5-|
A|-2--2-xx-2--0-2-3-5----2--2-xx-2----5--5-3-|
E|-0--0-xx-0-------------0--0-xx-0--0--------|
                                    *


Riff 5
e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------|  
D|-0-----0-----0-2-2-----2-----2-2-0-----0-----0h2-| 
A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0h2-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|
     * *   * *       * *   * *       * *   * *
   "Ohhhh...."

Riff 6
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|-------5-----7----------5-----7---|
A|---------7-----8----------7-----8-|
E|-0-0-0-----0------0-0-0-----0-----|
   * * *     *      * * *     *


Repeat Riff 6  "...ah!"
Play Riff 5    "Ohhhh..."
Play Riff 6    "The jonah..."
Play Riff 5    "Ohhhh..."
Play Riff 6

Lead into next section:
e|----------------------|
B|----------------------|
G|----------------------|
D|-5-----7----5-----7---|
A|---7-----8----7-----8-|
E|-----0----------0-----|
       *          *


Riff 7
e|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|-10-9----5-7-8-|
A|--8-7----3-5-6-|
E|---------------|
      "Ah..."


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2
Play Riff 3    "In twisted key..."


Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm)                          x2
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-|
A|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-|
E|---000---000---000----------000---000--------|
     ***   ***   ***          ***   *** 
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-|
D|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-|
A|---000---000---000----------000---000--------|
E|---------------------------------------------|
     ***   ***   ***          ***   *** 
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-9-7-9-|
D|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-7-5-7-|
A|---000---000---000----------000---000--------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|
     ***   ***   ***          ***   *** 
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------|
D|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-|
A|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-|
E|---000---000---000----------000---000--------|
     ***   ***   ***          ***   *** 
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----|
A|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----|
E|---000---000---000----------000---000-|
     ***   ***   ***          ***   *** 


Ending:
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|-8-6---6------8-6---6------8-6---6-----|
E|-----8---8-7------8---8-7------8---8-7-|

e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|-----666-777-6----9-----|
E|-444--------------7--4\-|
   ***


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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sergiorivera.wu 10 Oct 26, 2016 11:34 PM

This tab is awesome, ! great song by the way lml

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