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Opeth - The Leper Affinity
From the Album Blackwater Park
September 2003

Transcribed by: Jonathan Richards a.k.a. ambush
E-mail: super_hemi_8@yahoo.com if there are any questions about notation or this tab.

THIS WAS ORIGINALY BY A MAN CALLED ambush ON TTABS


Key:

| ~ - sustain
| m - palm mute
| / - slide up to
|  - slide down to
| b - bend from note before 'b' to pitch of note after 'b'
| r - release from pitch of note before 'r' to note after 'r'
| (#) - # is the finger you use for that note
| ph - pinched harmonic
| vib - vibrato
| (_x) - Repeat _ times
|--------------------------


 Riff A (8x)
                                        m m m m
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-10-10-10-10-9-9-9-----8-8-8-7~----------|
|-8-8-8-9--9--9--9--8-8-8-x-x-5-5-5-4~----------|
|-7-7-7-8--8--8--8--7-7-7-x-x-6-6-6-5~------2-5-|
|---------------------------------------0-3-----|


 Riff B (4x)

|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------7---/15-------13--------------------|
|-6----6-8-9-8--8-----------------------------------|
|-6----6-8-9-8--8---/13-------11-8-7-6-5------------|
|-4--0-4-6-7-6--6-----------------------------------|
|                                                   |
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------/11-11-11-11-9-9-9-9-6-6-6-6-6~-|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------0---/8--8--8--8--6-6-6-6-3-3-3-3-3~-|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|


 Riff C (1x)

|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------7---8p7-----------------------|
|-----6-7p6---7---7-----9-8h9p8-5-8-----------|
|---6-------6-----------------------5-4-------|
|-4-------------------------------------6h7-1-|


 Riff D (6x)
                                                 m m m m
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------9-9-9-11-11-11-12-12-12----------------|
|-2-4-5---8~------------------------------9-8--7---------|
|-2-1-2-3-5~------7-7-7-9--9--9--10-10-10----------------|
|-0-2-3-5-6~------------------------------7-6--5-0-2-3-5-|
|                                                        |
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-9-9-9-9-9-7-------7-------7-------7-----9-9-9-9--------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|-7-7-7-7-7-5-------5-------5-------5-----7-7-7-7--------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|


 Riff E (1x)

|---------|
|---------|
|---------|
|-2-2-2-2-|
|-2-2-2-2-|
|-0-0-0-0-|


 Riff F (4x)
      m m m m m m m m m m     m m m m m m m           m m m m m m m m m m
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------4----------------------------------------------------|
|-------------5-6-5-------------------5-6-5---3p2-------------5-6-5-------10-9-7-9----9------9---|
|---------6-7-------7-6-7---------6-7---------------------6-7-------7-6-7----------10---9--7---6-|
|-6p0-0-0-----------------6p0-0-0-----------------6p0-0-0----------------------------------------|


 Riff G (8x) (Played under Solo 1)

|---------|
|---------|
|-5-2-----|
|-5-2-2---|
|-3-0-2---|
|-----0---|


--Solo 1--

(It may look difficult, but just take it slow and follow my notation, you'll get it)

                    m m m                                                  (1)
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|-----------9-11-11h12p11p9-11--9-11-12-14-|
|-/14~-14-12-10-12h14p1210h12p10/9-10p9~--|---------9--------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|--7-9-10----------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|------------------------------------------|

-------------------|
12-13-15-15b17~r15-|
-------------------|
-------------------|
-------------------|
-------------------|

|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-16h19p1614h16p14-14b16r14b16r14-12---11h12p11--------------------|
|------------------------------------------------14----------------|
|---------------------------------------------------10-9-10-12-10~-|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

                                                                                    ph
|----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|-------12-13-12------------------|
|-9-7-----------------------9---9--------------------|----12----------12---------------|
|-----7p5-7b9r7p5-7p5-4-5/9---9---9-12-9-12-14-12-14-|-14----------------14~---8b9--9--|
|----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------|---------------------------------|

                                                               vib
|--------------------|-------------------15-----------|-------------|
|--------------------|-------17-15-17-19----19-15-----|-------------|
|--------------------|----16----------------------16~-|-19b21~-21---|
|-9b10r9p75h7-9-10~-|--------------------------------|--------------|
|--------------------|-14-----------------------------|-------------|
|--------------------|--------------------------------|-------------|


|-------------------------------------|---------------------|
|-17-19-20-19h20p19p17-19p17-15-------|--15-----------------|
|-------------------------------14-12-|-14b16r1412----------|
|-------------------------------------|-------------14------|
|-------------------------------------|----------------14---|
|-------------------------------------|---------------------|

  gtr 1
|----------------------------7--10-10-13-10-------------|
|-----------------------6--9----------------12-9--------|
|------------------4--7--------------------------10-----|
|-------------3--6----------------------------------12~-|
|-------2--5--------------------------------------------|
|-1--4--------------------------------------------------|
|                                                       |
| gtr 2                                                 |
|-13-10----10-------------------------------------------|
|-------12----12-9-12-9----9----------------------------|
|-----------------------10---10-7--10-7---7-------------|
|---------------------------------------9---9-6-9-6-----|
|----------------------------------------------------8~-|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|                                                       |
| gtr 3                                                 |
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|----12-13-15p12----------------------------------------|
|-14b------------14b------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|


--End Solo 1--


 Riff H (4x)                 Fill

|--------------------------| |---|
|--------------------------| |---|
|--------------------------| |---|
|----5-5h6p5---5-----------| |---|
|------------7---6-7-------| |---|
|-0------------------7-8-5-| |-0-|


 Play Riff H Again (8x) (After Fill)


 Riff I (4x)

|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|----------------------|
|-----3--3h4p3p1-3p1---|
|--------------------4-|
|-1-1------------------|


 Play Riff H Again (8x)

 Play Riff I Again (2x)


 Riff J (1x)

|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------2-4-5-7-------------|
|-----3--3h4p3p1-3p1---1-----------------------2-4-5-7-------5-7-9-|
|--------------------4---4-3-4-3-1-3-1-----2-3-0-2-3-5-0-2-3-------|
|-1-1----------------------------------4-3-------------------------|


 Riff K (6x)

|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------|
|-10~--9-7-9h10p97-9~--9h10p97----------------|
|--------------------------------7-5--3/5-7---|
|---------------------------------------------|


 Riff L (2x) (Play with Riff J during Riff J's 5th and 6th Repeats)

|----12--10----------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-10-13--12-12-13-12-13----------------------------------------------------------|
|-9---------9--7-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------9--8-----------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


 Riff M (8x)

|-------------------------|
|-------0-----------------|
|-----2---2---------0-----|
|---2-------2-----0-------|
|-0-----------2h3-----2h3-|
|-------------------------|


 Riff N (4x)

|----------------------------------------------|
|-------0-----------0--------------------------|
|-----0---0-------0---0-------0-----0----------|
|---2-------2---2-------2---2-----2---2--2-2-2-|
|-4-----------3-----------1-----------2--2-2-2-|
|-------------------------------3-----0--0-0-0-|


 Play Riff M Again (8x)

 Play Riff N Again (2x)


 Riff O (8x) (Played before and under Solo 2)     Fill
                                                  vib
|-----------------|                 |-20----|
|-----------------|                  |------|
|-----------------|                 |-------|
|-2---2---2-2-2---|                 |-------|
|-4---3---1-1-2---|                 |-------|
|-----------3-0---|                 |-------|


--Solo 2--

 (Slight variation from Ramon's tab)

|---------------------------|--------------------|
|---------------------------|--------------------|
|-------12-13--12---9-------|---------------9----|
|-11---------------------10-|--8----10-11-8------|
|---------------------------|--------------------|
|---------------------------|--------------------|


|-------------15-16-15-------------|-----------------------------|
|----------18----------17----------|-----------------------------|
|-------18----------------17-------|-----------------------------|
|----18----------------------17----|-----------15-17-15-14~------|
|-16----------------------------15-|--13-15-16-------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------|


|----------------------|--------------------|-------------20-21-20----------------|
|----------------------|--------------------|----------21----------21-------------|
|----------------------|--12----15----17~---|-------22----------------22----------|
|--15--------14--------|--------------------|-18-22----------------------22-18----|
|----------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------20-|
|----------------------|--------------------|-------------------------------------|

                         (echo effect)
|---------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|
|----------------------------21\--------|
|-----------14-15-17-17~----------------|
|--13-15-16-----------------------------|
|---------------------------------------|

--End Solo 2--


 Riff P (4x)

|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|
|-------------------10-10---|
|-------------------9--9----|
|-------7------7----8--8----|
|-7*0-7---7-10---7--------0-|


 Riff Q (1x)
  m m  m  m
|------------------|
|------------------|
|------------9-9-9-|
|-2-2--2--2--8-8-8-|
|-2-2--2--2--7-7-7-|
|-0-0--0--0--------|

 Riff R (4x)

|---------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|---------------------------|---------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------10-10---|-------------------10-10---|-------------------10-10---|
|-------------------9--9----|-------------------9--9----|-------------------9--9----|
|-------7------7----8--8----|-------7------7----8--8----|-------7------7----8--8----|
|-7*0-7---7-10---7--------0-|-7*0-7---7-10---7--------0-|-7*0-7---7-10---7--------0-|

                     m m m m m
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|------------------------------|
|-------7------7-8-7-----------|
|-7*0-7---7-10-------6-5-3-5-0-|


 Riff S (2x) (Played with Riff R)

|------------------------/14-|-------------------------|
|-17~12~-15~10~-12~8~-----|-17~12~-15~10~-10b9~--------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------------------------|


 Play Riff O (2x)

 Play Riff A (8x)

 Play Riff B (4x)

 Play Riff P (4x)

 Play Riff Q (1x)


 Riff R (10x)

|-7---4---0---0---|
|-8---5---0---0---|
|-9---6---0---0---|
|-9---6---2---2---|
|-7---4---3---1---|
|-----------------|

 Riff S (6x) (Played during Riff R's 5th - 10th repeats)   Fill

|--------15/17--------------------------------------|     |--------|
|--------------17-----------------------------------|     |--------|
|-----------------16--------------------------------|     |--------|
|--------------------17-17/19--16-16-16h17p16-------|     |--------|
|-9~------------------------------------------19-12-|     |-12/14~-|
|---------------------------------------------------|     |--------|

            
            
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Mr_CiNiC 81 Aug 26, 2009 03:01 PM

Dude, WTF?

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hirohammet96 31 Jul 23, 2011 07:17 PM

Hey I liked this tab. So cool the solo
I think that tomorrow i complete the learning

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