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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

ANGELS FALL FIRST
As recorded by Nightwish
(From the 2004 Album ANGELS FALL FIRST)

Transcribed by Eoin Moriarty
        

Words and Music by Tuomas Holopainen
Arranged by Tuomas Holopainen

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Steel Acoustic'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Nylon Acoustic'

 Intro
  Em                G       C                 Asus2
 4/4
  Gtr I
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|-----------------|-0----------------|
|-----------0-----|---------------1-|---1-----------0--|
|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-----0-------2----|
|-----2---------2-|-----0-----2-----|-------2---2------|
|---2-------------|---2-----3-------|---------0--------|
|-0---------------|-3---------------|------------------|


  Em                G       C                     Asus2
  Gtr I
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E    E  E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|---------------------|-0---------------|
|-----------0-----|-------------------1-|---1-----------0-|
|-------0-----0---|-------0---------0---|-----0-------2---|
|-----2---------2-|-----0---------2-----|-------2---2-----|
|---2-------------|---2--------3--------|---------0-------|
|-0---------------|-3-------------------|-----------------|
|
| Gtr II
| W                 H          H          W
|-----------------|---------^<12>-------|-----------------|
|-----------------|---------^<12>-------|-----------------|
|-----------------|---------^<12>-------|-----------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|---------------------|-----------------|


 Guitar solo
  Em                  G       C                   Asus2
   E  E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E E
|-----------0-------|-----------------|--0----------------|
|-------------0-----|---------------1-|-----1-----------0-|
|---------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-------0-------2---|
|-------2---------2-|-----0-----2-----|---------2---2-----|
|-----2-------------|---2-----3-------|-----------0-------|
|--0----------------|-3---------------|-------------------|
|
|  H.           E E   H       E E Q     +W
|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-^2----------------|-----------------|-------------------|
|-^2----------------|---------0-2-3---|-(3)---------------|
|-^0------------0-2-|-3---------------|-------------------|


  Em                    G       C                   Asus2
  E E     E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E    E  E E E E E E     E
|-------------0-------|-----------------|--0--------------------|
|---------------0-----|---------------1-|-----1---------------0-|
|-----------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-------0-------2-------|
|---------2---------2-|-----0-----2-----|---------2---2---------|
|---2-----------------|---2-----3-------|-----------0-----------|
|-0-------------------|-3---------------|-----------------------|
|
| E T S T E E H         Q   E E E E E E   +H        E E T S T E
|---------------------|-----------------|-----------5-8-7h8p7-5-|
|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-5-4h5p4-2-0---------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|-------------2-------|-----2-2-4-4S5-5-|-(5)-------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|
|---------------------|-----------------|-----------------------|


  Em                G       C                 Asus2
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|-----------------|-0---------------|
|-----------0-----|---------------1-|---1-----------0-|
|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-----0-------2---|
|-----2---------2-|-----0-----2-----|-------2---2-----|
|---2-------------|---2-----3-------|---------0-------|
|-0---------------|-3---------------|-----------------|
|
| E E E E H         W                 W
|-3S5-5S7-7-------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  Em                G       C                 Asus2
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|-----------------|-0---------------|
|-----------0-----|---------------1-|---1-----------0-|
|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-----0-------2---|
|-----2---------2-|-----0-----2-----|-------2---2-----|
|---2-------------|---2-----3-------|---------0-------|
|-0---------------|-3---------------|-----------------|


   Verse
    Em
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||----------0-------|---------0-------|
||o-----------0-----|-----------0-----|
||--------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|
||------2---------2-|-----2---------2-|
||o---2-------------|---2-------------|
||--0---------------|-0---------------|


  G                 D D/A
  E E E E E E E E   E  E  E  T S T E E E E
|---------3-------|---^2-(2)-2h3p2----------|
|-----------0-----|---^3--3--------3--------|
|-------0-----0---|---^2-------------2------|
|-----0---------0-|-0------------------0-0--|
|---2-------------|-------------------------|
|-3---------------|-------------------------|


  Em                                  G                 B7
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|---------0-------|---------3-------|---------2--------||
|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-------4---------o||
|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-----2-----2------||
|-----2---------2-|-----2---------2-|-----0---------0-|---4---------4----||
|---2-------------|---2-------------|---2-------------|-2-------------2-o||
|-0---------------|-0---------------|-3---------------|------------------||


 Pre-Chorus
  Wx4
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


   Chorus
    Em                C                 Dadd11            Am
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||----------0-------|---------3---0---|---------0-------|-------0-----------||
||o-----------0-----|-------1---1---1-|-----------------|---------1---0----o||
||--------0-----0---|-----0-----------|-----0-7---7-----|-----2-----2---0---||
||------2---------2-|---2-------------|---4---------4---|---2---------------||
||o---2-------------|-3---------------|-5-------------0-|-0----------------o||
||--0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||


  F                 C                 G
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------1-------|-------3-----0---|---------3-------|
|-----------1-----|---------1-----1-|-----------0-----|
|-------2-----2---|-----0-----0-----|-------0-----0---|
|-----3---------3-|---2-------------|-----0---------0-|
|---3-------------|-3---------------|---2-------------|
|-1---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|


  Em                C                 Dadd11            Am
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|---------3---0---|---------0-------|-------0---------|
|-----------0-----|-------1---1---1-|-----------------|---------1---0---|
|-------0-----0---|-----0-----------|-----0-7---7-----|-----2-----2---0-|
|-----2---------2-|---2-------------|---4---------4---|---2-------------|
|---2-------------|-3---------------|-5-------------0-|-0---------------|
|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


   Verse
    Em
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||----------0-------|---------0-------|
||o-----------0-----|-----------0-----|
||--------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|
||------2---------2-|-----2---------2-|
||o---2-------------|---2-------------|
||--0---------------|-0---------------|


  G                 D D/A
  E E E E E E E E   E  E  E  T S T E E E E
|---------3-------|---^2-(2)-2h3p2----------|
|-----------0-----|---^3--3--------3--------|
|-------0-----0---|---^2-------------2------|
|-----0---------0-|-0------------------0-0--|
|---2-------------|-------------------------|
|-3---------------|-------------------------|


  Em                                  G                 B7
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|---------0-------|---------3-------|---------2--------||
|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-----------0-----|-------4---------o||
|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-----2-----2------||
|-----2---------2-|-----2---------2-|-----0---------0-|---4---------4----||
|---2-------------|---2-------------|---2-------------|-2-------------2-o||
|-0---------------|-0---------------|-3---------------|------------------||


 Pre-Chorus
  Wx4
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


    Em                C                 Dadd11            Am
    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||----------0-------|---------3---0---|---------0-------|-------0-----------||
||o-----------0-----|-------1---1---1-|-----------------|---------1---0----o||
||--------0-----0---|-----0-----------|-----0-7---7-----|-----2-----2---0---||
||------2---------2-|---2-------------|---4---------4---|---2---------------||
||o---2-------------|-3---------------|-5-------------0-|-0----------------o||
||--0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------||


  F                 C                 G
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------1-------|-------3-----0---|---------3-------|
|-----------1-----|---------1-----1-|-----------0-----|
|-------2-----2---|-----0-----0-----|-------0-----0---|
|-----3---------3-|---2-------------|-----0---------0-|
|---3-------------|-3---------------|---2-------------|
|-1---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|


  Em                C                 Dadd11            Am
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|---------0-------|---------3---0---|---------0-------|-------0---------|
|-----------0-----|-------1---1---1-|-----------------|---------1---0---|
|-------0-----0---|-----0-----------|-----0-7---7-----|-----2-----2---0-|
|-----2---------2-|---2-------------|---4---------4---|---2-------------|
|---2-------------|-3---------------|-5-------------0-|-0---------------|
|-0---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|


 Bridge
  Wx4
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


 Guitar solo
  Em                 G         C                       Em/D   Asus2
  Gtr I
  E  E E E E E E E    E  E E E E       E   E E       E  E E E E     E E E
|----------0-------|-------------------------------|-0--------------------|
|------------0-----|-------------------------1-----|----1---------------0-|
|--------0-----0---|---------0-------------0-------|------0-----------2---|
|------2---------2-|-------0-----------2-----------|--------2-------2-----|
|----2-------------|-----2-----3-------------------|----------0-----------|
|-0----------------|--3----------------------------|----------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| Q.     Q   E Q     +E  E E E T T T E   Q     +T    E  Q   E T S T E E E
|-0------2---3-----|-------------------------------|---^0---3-2h3p2-0-----|
|--------------0---|-(0)-0-1-3-1h3p1-0-------------|---^0-------------3-5-|
|------------------|---------------------0-----(0)-|---^0-----------------|
|------------------|-------------------------------|---^0-----------------|
|------------------|-------------------------------|----------------------|
|------------------|-------------------------------|----------------------|


  Em                G       C                               Asus2
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E       E   E E       E   E E E E E E   E
|---------0-------|-----------------------------|-0--------------------|
|-----------0-----|-----------------------1-----|-----1-------------0--|
|-------0-----0---|-------0-------------0-------|-------0-------2------|
|-----2---------2-|-----0-----------2-----------|---------2---2--------|
|---2-------------|---2-----3-------------------|-----------0----------|
|-0---------------|-3---------------------------|----------------------|
|
| E Q   Q   E Q     E E E E T T T E   Q     +T    H..               E
|-----------------|-----------------------------|-----------------<12>-|
|-5-5---7---8-0---|-0-0-1-3-1h3p1-0-------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------0-----(0)-|----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|-----------------------------|----------------------|


  Em                     G       C                 Asus2
     E   E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|--------------0-------|-----------------|-0---------------|
|----------------0-----|---------------1-|---1-----------0-|
|------------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-----0-------2---|
|----------2---------2-|-----0-----2-----|-------2---2-----|
|--------2-------------|---2-----3-------|---------0-------|
|----0-----------------|-3---------------|-----------------|
|
|   +W                   W                 W
|-(<12>)---------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  Em                G       C                 Am
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E H
|---------0-------|-----------------|-0-------0----|
|-----------0-----|---------------1-|---1-----1----|
|-------0-----0---|-------0-----0---|-----0---2----|
|-----2---------2-|-----0-----2-----|-------2-2----|
|---2-------------|---2-----3-------|---------0----|
|-0---------------|-3---------------|--------------|


 Outro
  Wx50
|---------*|
|---------*|
|---------*|
|---------*|
|---------*|
|---------*|



Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths


            
            
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stewie123 10 Jan 23, 2009 01:57 PM

its funny how your tab has a lower rating, but is much more accurate. The only thing I found, was your 2,4,2,4,2 is actually a B7. But over all a better tab, I wish I can vote more then once.

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