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Highly Strung tab

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Song Structure

Main Riff
Verse I
Chorus I
Main Riff (only played once, the last 2 parts of it)
Verse II
Chorus II
Solo I
Solo II
Solo III
Solo IV
[Bridge]
Chorus III
Main Riff (played twice but it's the last 2 parts repeated and no chords at the end)
Ending


Main Riff

Orianthi (right channel)

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------55-------------------------|
D|---------3-----------55----------3--------------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-33--5---3h5---5-5-3--------|
E|---5-------------5---------5-------------5-3-3~-|

Vai (left channel)

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|---------3-----------------------3-------------------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-----5---3h5---5-3---------------|
E|---5-------------5---------5-----------5-3-1h3~-1h3~-|

Orianthi (right channel)

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------6----|
G|---------------------55----------------------7--|
D|---------3-----------55----------3---3h5/7------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-33--5---3h5---5------------|
E|---5-------------5---------5--------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------6----|
G|---------------------------------------------7--|
D|---------3-----------------------3---3h5/7------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-----5---3h5---5------------|
E|---5-------------5---------5--------------------|

Orianthi (right channel)

e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------55-----------------------------|
D|---------3-----------55----------3------------------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-33--5---3h5---5-5---3----------|
E|---5-------------5---------5-----------5---5-3-3-3~-|

Vai (left channel)

e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------3-----------------------3-----------------------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-----5---3h5---5-5---3---------------|
E|---5-------------5---------5-----------5---5-3-1h3~-1h3~-|

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------6-----|
G|---------------------55----------------------7~~-|
D|---------3-----------55----------3---3h5/7-------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-33--5---3h5---5-------------|
E|---5-------------5---------5---------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------6-----|
G|---------------------------------------------7/--|
D|---------3-----------------------3---3h5/7-------|
A|-5---3h5---5-5-3---3-----5---3h5---5-------------|
E|---5-------------5---------5---------------------|

Both

e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-5-5-3-|
A|-5-5-3-|
E|-3-3-1-|


[Verse I]

(0:23)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-----------------------------------|
B|-9^-6-6---6-8-6-9^-----------------|
G|--------5--------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------9^-6-6------------|
G|--------------------------7-5--------|
D|------------------------------7-5----|
A|----------------------------------5--|
E|-------------------------------------|

(0:27)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|---------------------------------------|
B|--/15----------13----------------------|
G|------14-12-14----14~------------------|
D|---------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|---------------------17^*-13---------13----|
B|-----------------------------15-13------15-|
G|-----------------------------------14------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

(0:31)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-9-------------10-------------------|
D|---10-12-10-12----------------------|
A|-----------------12-----------------|
E|------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

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

(0:35)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-------------------8-12----12-15-17^~-------------|
B|-----------6-8--10------13------------------------|
G|--------/7----------------------------------------|
D|----3-5-------------------------------------------|
A|-/5-----------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|--------------------8-12-15/17-20p18p17-20p18p17-20~-|
B|-------------6-8-10----------------------------------|
G|-----------7-----------------------------------------|
D|-------3-5-------------------------------------------|
A|-----5-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus I]

(0:44)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-9/10-9----11/12-11----------7/8-7-------------------|
A|--------10----------12----12-------8-10/12-10-8---10-|
E|-----------------------12-----------------------8----|

Vai (left channel)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-12/13-12-----14/15-14------------------------------------------|
G|----------12-----------14----14--14/15-14-----------------------|
D|--------------------------14--------------15-17/19-17-15----17--|
A|---------------------------------------------------------15-----|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

(0:52)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-16/17-16----18/19-18--------21-22-21/22-21----|
D|----------17----------19-/21----------------22-|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|--------------------------17-18/-/17-15------|
B|-/17-15----17/18-17---------------------17---|
G|--------16----------18/19--------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

(0:59)

(both playing the same thing here, only Vai adds the ghost note)

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13h15-15-13h15-15-13h15-15-15^~-15h17-17-15h17-17-15h17-17-17^~-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------(22)--|
B|-18h20-20-18h20-20-18h20-20-20^~-20h22-22-20h22-22-20h22-22-22^~-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse II]

(1:17)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|---------------------------------------------|
B|-15^-15-13-----------------------------------|
G|-----------14-12-10-12~~---------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-------------------------^17p15-15-13----^13~-|
B|--------------------------------------15------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

(1:21)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|-18^-17-15----18^-------------------------------------|
G|-----------17----------17----17~----------------------|
D|-----------------19-17----19--------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|--------------------------------15^-15^-15^-15-13----|
B|--------------------------------------------------15-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

(1:25)

(There is a pick scratch here on both guitars that I'm not tabbing
first one scratches up the fretboard, second goes down it, both on
the first string.)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|---------(scratch)----------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|----------------------------(scratch)---------|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

(1:28)

(there is a ton of tremolo on both ends during this part)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-5h7p5---5h7p5---7h8p7---7h8p7---9h10p9----9h10p9----|
A|-------8-------8-------9-------9--------12--------12-|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-8h10p8---8h10p8---10h11p10----10h11p10----12h13p12----12h13p12----|
G|--------8--------8----------12----------12----------14----------14-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------|

(1:30)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-9-10-10-13-10-12-12-14-12-14-14-15-15-17---|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--12-13-13-15-13-15-15-17-15-17-17-18-18-20-|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

(1:33)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-19-21-21-22-21-22-21-21-21h22~-------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-17-19-19-20-19-20-19-19-19h20~-------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------|


[Chorus II]

(need a 24 fret guitar to play Vai's part here)

(1:37)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-12/13-12----14/15-14--------------------------------|
G|----------12----------14-14/16-14~-(14)/15-14^-14----|
D|--------------------------------------------------15-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-19/20-19----21/22-21-17-17h19-17-(17)/18-18-17----|
B|----------20------------------------------------18-|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------|

(1:42)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------17-16----18/19-18----------21~-22-22-21-----|
D|-17/19-17-15----17--------17----------19-19/21--------------22~-|
A|-------------15-------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-------------------19/20-19-----21/22-21----------24~-24^-24------|
B|-20/22-20-18----20----------20~----------22-22/24------------24^~-|
G|-------------17---------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

(1:50)

(both play this part, identical to the first chorus ending)

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13h15-15-13h15-15-13h15-15-15^~-15h17-17-15h17-17-15h17-17-17^~-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------(22)--|
B|-18h20-20-18h20-20-18h20-20-20^~-20h22-22-20h22-22-20h22-22-22^~-|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|


[Solo I]

(Vai repeats that one part during the whole solo)

Orianthi (right channel)

(2:00)

e|---------------------------/12-12-------10-10---------|
B|-12~-10h12p10----12---------------12-12-------10-10/p-|
G|--------------12----9-/(2)----------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

(2:05)

e|--------------------------------------|
B|-10^-10-8-----8^----------------------|
G|----------9-7-7^-(9)------------------|
D|---------------------7/9-7-5-----5----|
A|-----------------------------7-5---7~-|
E|--------------------------------------|

(2:07)

e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----X5-X5-X5-X7-X8-8-7~--5---7/9~-|
A|-X7------------------------7------|
E|----------------------------------|

(2:10)

e|------------------------|
B|--------------------5---|
G|----5---5---5-7-5-7---7-|
D|-X7---7---7-------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

(2:12)

e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|-/9^-/11^-/12^-/14^-/16^-16^-16^~~--|
D|------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------|


Vai (left channel)

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

[Solo II]

(Orianthi repeats that one part during the whole solo)

Vai (left channel)

(2:16)

e|-------------------------13^----|
B|-14^-14-13-15~~-15-13-15-----15-|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------|

(2:20)

e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13h15p13h15-13-15-13-12~-/12-13-12---------------------|
G|------------------------------------13-13-15-12^~~/10~~-|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

(2:24)

e|--------------------------------------|
B|-11^/12~-11-------------11------------|
G|------------12-10-10-12----12-10-12^~-|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

(2:26)

e|----------------------------------------|
B|-13-11---------------13-11--------------|
G|-------12-10-10h12~--------12-10-10h12~-|
D|----------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------|

(2:28)

e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-(12)/------------------------------------------|
D|-------9h10p9h10p9h10p9h10p9h10p9h10p9h10p9h10p-|
A|------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------|

(2:29)

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-10-8-10p8h10p8-8/10-8-10-8----------|
E|----------------------------10-8/10~-|


Orianthi (right channel)

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


[Solo III]

(Vai repeats that one part during the whole solo)

Orianthi (right channel)

(2:32)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------15--------|
G|--------------------------------------14-16-17-16-14-14/16----16/14~-|
D|-----------------14-16^17v16-14-16-17--------------------------------|
A|-7-9-10-9~-7/14~-----------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

(2:37)

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-14-12-14-14^-14v-12-------12~-----------------|
D|---------------------14-12-----14-12----12-14~-|
A|-------------------------------------14--------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

(2:41)

e|-18^1818^1818^1818^1818V1818V18V-18^-17-15-|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|

(2:44)

e|---------19-----17-------------19-----17-------------19-----17-------------19-----17----|
B|-1717-20----20-----20--1717-20----20-----20--1717-20----20-----20--1717-20----20-----20-|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(2:46)

e|-------17---------------------------------------------------|
B|-20-20----20-17-17----------------20------------------------|
G|-------------------19-16-16-19/21---------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------19^/17-------19----17~-|
A|--------------------------------------------19-19----19-----|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|


Vai (left channel)

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

Solo IV

(Orianthi repeats that one part during the whole thing)

(This solo has a ton of tremolo acrobatics, as one would expect)

Vai (left channel)

(2:49)

e|--------------------------------------|
B|------------------6~~6~6~6~6~6~-------|
G|-7^v~-7^~-7^~-7^~--------------7~5~7~-|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

(2:53)

e|-----13~------------------------------|
B|-/15~---15~---------------------------|
G|------------7~-5~---------------------|
D|------------------8~-7~-5~------------|
A|--------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------|

(2:55)

e|-13p10p8-13p10p8-15p10p8-15p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-15p10p8-15p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-10-13-10-8-10~-|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(2:59)

e|-13-11h13p11-11h13p11p10---------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------13------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------/13-12-13-15-13--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------15-----------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------15-14-15-17-15-14-----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------15~15~15~-|

Orianthi (right channel)

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


[Bridge]

(These parts go back and forth like the verses)

(3:09)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-/10~--------------------------|
B|-----12-10----10---------------|
G|-----------12----11-9-7--------|
D|------------------------9-7----|
A|----------------------------5~-|
E|-------------------------------|

(3:12)

Vai (left channel)

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

(3:14)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-/14~12-------------------------|
B|--------13-12-10-7/8------------|
G|---------------------7-5--------|
D|-------------------------9-7----|
A|-----------------------------9~-|
E|--------------------------------|

(3:16)

Vai (left channel)

e|--------------7--------7-9-10-12-13~-|
B|-------7-8-10---7-8-10---------------|
G|---7-9-------------------------------|
D|-9~----------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

(3:18)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-13~10-------------10-------------------------------|
B|-------13-11-11-13----13----------------------------|
G|-------------------------/12-10--10-----------------|
D|------------------------------------12-10-----------|
A|------------------------------------------13-12-11~-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

(3:20)

Vai (left channel)

e|-------------------------------10-13-------10-13-15~-|
B|-------------------------11-13-------13-11-----------|
G|---------8-10-12-8-10-12-----------------------------|
D|----8-10---------------------------------------------|
A|-10~-------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------|

(3:22)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-15~-(15)p12-----------12------------------------|
B|-------------15--13-15----15-13------------------|
G|--------------------------------12-9-------------|
D|-------------------------------------12-10-------|
A|-------------------------------------------12-10-|
E|-------------------------------------------------|

(3:24)

(These parts are played at the same time)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|---------------------8h10p8------------10h12p10-------------12h15p12-------------|
B|-----8h10p8-----8/10--------10-8-10/13----------13-10-13/15----------15-13-15/17-|
G|-7/9--------9-7------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-15h17p15-------17/19~-|
B|----------17-15--------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-----------------------|
A|-----------------------|
E|-----------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-12-------------12-15-12----------15-17-------------17-19-----------17-19-22-19-|
B|----15-12-13-15----------14-15-17-------17-17-18-20--------20-17-20-------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----19-20-22-22-19-19-------19-22-|
B|-20-------------------20-18-------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------|


[Chorus III]

(3:31)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|
G|-16/17-16----18/19-18--------20-21-20/21-20----|
D|----------17----------19-/20----------------21-|
A|-----------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|---------------------------17-18/-18-15----|
B|-/17-15----17/18-17---------------------17-|
G|--------16----------18-/19-----------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------|


[Ending]

(4:00)

Orianthi (right channel)

e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-15/-|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

Vai (left channel)

e|-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-13p10p8-17/-|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------|



************************************

| h    Hammer-on
| ~    Vibrato
| /    Slide up
| p    Pull-off
| (n)  Ghost note  

************************************

            
            
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FIORANO 75 Feb 04, 2010 05:48 AM

YeAh! thanks for uploading this great tab, this is great!

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80smetalfreke 735 Feb 11, 2010 05:16 PM

Holy shit man you tabbed the whole thing thank you sooo much 5 stars all the way.

This should take a few months.

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Scythuz 10 Feb 20, 2010 10:14 PM

Awesome tab, i really wish there was a guitar pro version now tho :P

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