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Mercyful Fate - Sold My Soul tab

Mercyful Fate:  Sold My Soul

transcribed by:  Langus      :  tlange@promail.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton  :  webmaster@abysslord.com    

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Date last modified:  January 20, 2003

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6--6-8-8-8-8-5-5-5--5-5-6-5-5-5-|
G|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-7-7-7-7-4-4-4--4-4-5-4-4-4-|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|

Riff 2
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-5-5-5-5-2-2-2--2-2--3-2-2-2-|
E|-1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-1--1-3-3-3-3-0-0-0--0-0--1-0-0-0-|
   "I sold my soul to you..."


Play Riff 1   "Ohhh, I sold my soul..."
Last time:
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-6-6-6-6-6--6-6-6-6-6--6-8-8-8-8-5-5-5--5-5-6-5------|
G|-5-5-5-5-5--5-5-5-5-5--5-7-7-7-7-4-4-4--4-4-5-4------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------2-5-|
E|-------------------------------------------------0-3-|


Riff 3
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-------7----------5----------7----------5-|
E|-5-5-5---5--3-3-3---3--5-5-5---5--3-0-3---|
   * * *      * * *      * * *          
  "That night was..."


Riff 4
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------|
D|------------------------------/10-|
A|------------------------------/-8-|
E|-0000-000000000000000-0000000-----|
   **** *************** *******
  "you...To the Devil his due..."

Riff 3a
e|-------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------|
A|--------7----------5----------7----------5-|
E|--5-5-5---5--3-3-3---3--5-5-5---5--3-0-3---|
    * * *      * * *      * * *          
  "That night was the darkest of all..."

e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|--------7----------5----------7------|
E|--5-5-5---5--3-3-3---3--5-5-5---5--3-|
    * * *      * * *      * * *          
  "That night, I sold my soul to you..."

Riff 5                                                      
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-------5-------5-----------------|
E|-0-3-5---0-3-5---0-3-5-6-5-6-5-3-|
   * * *   * * *   * * * * * * *    
                                    Last time
e|----------------------------------|---------|
B|----------------------------------|---------|
G|----------------------------------|---------|
D|----------------------------------|---------|
A|-------5-------5------------------|-------2-|
E|-0-3-5---0-3-5---0-3-5-6-5-6-5tr6-|-0-3-5-0-|
   * * *   * * *   * * * * * *        * * *  
  "To the devil his due..."
  "So many angels were falling from the sky..."

Play Riff 1   "A black candle..."
Play Riff 2   "I sold my soul..."
Last time:
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------|
A|-3-3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3-3--3-5-5-5-5-2-2-2--2-2--3-2-2-5-|
E|-1-1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1-1--1-3-3-3-3-0-0-0--0-0--1-0-0-3-|
   "I sold my soul..."

Play Riff 3   "That night was the darkest..."
Play Riff 4   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 3   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 4   "No point in turning around..."
Play Riff 3a  "That night was the darkest..."

Play Riff 5   

Ending:
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------|
A|-------5-------5--------------------------|
E|-0-3-5---0-3-5---0-3-5-6--5--6--5tr6--3~~-|
   * * *   * * *   * * * *  *  *   

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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