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The Gathering/Strange Machines
(Music: The Gathering. Lyrics: Anneke van Giersbergen. From the album ‘Mandylion’, 1995)

Guitar 1 (René Rutten): electric 6-string (with distortion), tuned DADGBe
Guitar 2 (Jelmer Wiersma): electric 6-string (with distortion), tuned DADGBe

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INTRO


 |Guitar 1 (2x)                                                            |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
A|--5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|/8---8---8---8---|-7---7---7---5----|
D|--5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-----------------|------------------|


 |Guitar 1 (2x)                                                            |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
A|--5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|/8---8---8---8---|-7---7---7---5----|
D|--5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-----------------|------------------|
 |                                                                         |
 |Guitar 2 (2x)                                                            |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|--5---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-2-----------0----|
A|--5---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-2-----------0----|
D|--5---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-2-----------0----|


 |Guitar 1 + 2                                                             |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|--5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-3---3---3---3---|------------------|
A|--3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---|-1---1---1---1---|-3---3---3--------|
D|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3---3---3--------|

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RHYTM FIG. 1


 |Guitar 1 (4x)                                                            |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
A|--5-------5-------|-5-------5-------|/8---------------|-7-----------5----|
D|--5-------5-------|-5-------5-------|-----------------|------------------|
 |                                                                         |
 |Guitar 2 (4x)                                                            |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|--5---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-2-----------0----|
A|--5---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-2-----------0----|
D|--5---------------|-----------------|-3---------------|-2-----------0----|


Verse 1    It has always been in the back of my mind
           Dreaming about going through the corners of time
           I always wanted to fly in strange machines

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RHYTHM FIG. 2


 |Guitar 1 + 2
 |/------------------------------- part 1 -------------------------------\ /-----------------
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------+
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------+
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------+
D|--5---5---5---5---|-5---5---5---5---|-3---3---3---3---|-----------------|------------------+
A|--3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3---|-1---1---1---1---|-3---3---3---3---|-1---1---1---1----+
D|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3---3---3---3---|-1---1---1---1----+


  --------------------------------- part 2 -------------------------------------------------\|
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-3---3---3---3---|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
A|--1---1---1---1---|-1---1---1---1---|-6---6---6---6---|-3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3----|
D|--1---1---1---1---|-----------------|-6---6---6---6---|-3---3---3---3---|-3---3---3---3----|


Chorus 1   I wanna do centuries in a lifetime
           And feel it with my hands
           Touch world war II and Cleopatra
           Flying...

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RHYTM FIG. 1 (2x)


RIFF 1


 |Guitar 1                                                                 |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
A|----------5-------|---------6-5-3-5-|---------5-------|---------6-5-3-5--|
D|--0---0-0-----0-0-|---0-0-0---------|-0---0-0-----0-0-|---0-0-0----------|
        

Verse 2    Could it be that my dream would come true
           Building a machine that would actually do
           What I want it to do

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RIFF 1 (Guitar 1 + 2) (2x)


RIFF 2


 |Guitar 1 + 2 (2x)
e|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
B|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
G|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
D|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
A|--3---x-x-3---3---x-x-3---|-3---x-x-3---6---6-6-5---|-3---x-x-3---3---x-x-3---+
D|--3---x-x-3---3---x-x-3---|-3---x-x-3---6---6-6-5---|-3---x-x-3---3---x-x-3---+


e|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
B|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
G|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
D|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
A|--3---x-x-3---6---6-6-5---|-1---x-x-1---1---x-x-1---|-1---x-x-1---5---5-5-5---+
D|--3---x-x-3---6---6-6-5---|-1---x-x-1---1---x-x-1---|-1---x-x-1---5---5-5-5---+


e|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
B|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
G|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
D|--------------------------|-------------------------|-------------------------+
A|--6---x-x-6---6---x-x-6---|-6---x-x-6---6---6-6-5---|-1---x-x-1---1---x-x-1---+
D|--6---x-x-6---6---x-x-6---|-6---x-x-6---6---6-6-5---|-1---x-x-1---1---x-x-1---+

                                                                                 |
e|--------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
G|--------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
D|--------------------------|-------------------------|--------------------------|
A|--1---x-x-1---5---5-5-5---|-6---x-x-6---6---x-x-6---|-6---x-x-6---6---6-6-5----|
D|--1---x-x-1---5---5-5-5---|-6---x-x-6---6---x-x-6---|-6---x-x-6---6---6-6-5----|

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RHYTM FIG. 1 (4x)


Verse 3    Russian revolution, let’s do that in one day
           Beethoven and Gershwin I think that would be o.k.
           More than anything I wanna fly in strange machines

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RHYTM Fig. 2


Chorus 2   I wanna do centuries in a lifetime
           And see it with my eyes
           Watch Jesus rise, if he ever did
           Flying...

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RHYTM FIG. 3


 |Guitar 1 + 2 (3x)                                                        |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-------------0-0-|-----------------|-------------0-0--|
A|--0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0-0-|-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0-0--|
D|--0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0-0-|-0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0-0--|


(RHYTM FIG. 3) Ending


|Guitar 1 + 2                                                              |
e|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-------------0-0-|-----------------|------------------|
A|--0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0-0-|-0---0---0---0---|-0----------------|
D|--0---0---0---0---|-0---0---0---0-0-|-0---0---0---0---|-0----------------|

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RHYTM FIG. 2


Chorus 3   I wanna do centuries in a lifetime
           And feel it with my hands
           Touch renaissance and Chaka Khan
           Flying...


RHYTM FIG. 2 (part 2 only)

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RIFF 1


RIFF 1 (Guitar 1 + 2) (2x)


RIFF 2


RHYTM FIG. 4 (7x)


 |Guitar 1 + 2                         |
e|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|
G|------------------|------------------|
D|------------------|------------------|
A|--0-------0-------|-0-------0--------|
E|--0-------0-------|-0-------0--------|


(RHYTM FIG. 4) Ending


 |Guitar 1 + 2                                           |
e|------------------|-----------------|------------------|
B|------------------|-----------------|------------------|
G|------------------|-----------------|------------------|
D|------------------|-0---0---0---0---|-0----------------|
A|--0-------0-------|-0---0---0---0---|-0----------------|
E|--0-------0-------|-0---0---0---0---|-0----------------|

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LEGEND

/       = slide up
x       = muted note

            
            
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