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Porcupine Tree - Strip The Soul tab

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STRIP THE SOUL
As recorded by Porcupine Tree
(From the 2002 Album IN ABSENTIA)

Transcribed by Joe Harris
	

Words by Steven Wilson Music by Steven Wilson, Colin Edwin
Arranged by Steven Wilson

Gtr I (D A D G B E) - 'Distorted Guitar'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Distorted w/delay'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Wah Wah Guitar'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Clean w/Chorus/Trem'
Gtr V (D A D G B E) - 'Acoustic Guitar'

 Intro
  Q=78
  N.C.
 4/4
  Gtr I
  Wx8
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


 Verse 1
  Wx8
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|
|--------|


   Pre-Chorus
    D5   C5 D5   C5   D5   C5 D5   C5
   6/8
    S e.  E S e.  E   S e.  E S e.  E
||------------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------o||
||------------------|------------------||
||--0-0--10-0-0--10-|-0-0--10-0-0--10--||
||o-0-0--10-0-0--10-|-0-0--10-0-0--10-o||
||--0-0--10-0-0--10-|-0-0--10-0-0--10--||


   Chorus
    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5
    PM--|                PM--|
    E S S  S S S e  E.   E S S  S S S e  E.  4x
||---------------------|---------------------||
||o--------------------|--------------------o||
||---------------------|---------------------||
||--0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10---||
||o-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--o||
||--0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10---||


   Verse 2
    D5/A    G5   D5/A       D5/A    G5   D5/A    G5/A
   4/4
    Gtr IV
    H.      Q    W          H.      Q    H.      S S E
||-------------|----------|------------|---------3------||
||o-3-------3--|-3--------|-3-------3--|-3---------3---o||
||--2-------0--|-2--------|-2-------0--|-2-----------2--||
||-------------|----------|------------|----------------||
||o------------|----------|------------|---------------o||
||-------------|----------|------------|----------------||


   Pre-Chorus
    D5   C5 D5   C5   D5   C5 D5   C5
   6/8
    Gtr I
    S e.  E S e.  E   S e.  E S e.  E
||------------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------o||
||------------------|------------------||
||--0-0--10-0-0--10-|-0-0--10-0-0--10--||
||o-0-0--10-0-0--10-|-0-0--10-0-0--10-o||
||--0-0--10-0-0--10-|-0-0--10-0-0--10--||


   Chorus
    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5
    PM--|                PM--|
    E S S  S S S e  E.   E S S  S S S e  E.  6x
||---------------------|---------------------||
||o--------------------|--------------------o||
||---------------------|---------------------||
||--0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10---||
||o-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--o||
||--0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10---||


   Guitar Break
    N.C.
    Gtr II
    E E H      +E  E E Q.     +E  E H      +H.
||-----------|--------------|------------|--------|
||o---4------|---------7----|-(7)-4------|--------|
||------7----|-(7)-5--------|-------7----|-(7)----|
||-----------|-------7------|------------|--------|
||o----------|--------------|------------|--------|
||-----------|--------------|------------|--------|


                                         Gm/BBbm/C#m/E
  E E H      +E  E E Q.     +E  E H       Q   Q   Q
|----------|--------------|------------|-^3--^6--^9---||
|---4------|---------7----|-(7)-4------|-^3--^6--^9--o||
|-----7----|-(7)-5--------|-------7----|-^3--^6--^9---||
|----------|-------7------|------------|--------------||
|----------|--------------|------------|-------------o||
|----------|--------------|------------|--------------||


  Bb5         B5           C#5          C5
  Gtr I
  H.           H.           H.           H.
|-----------|------------|------------|------------|
|-----------|------------|------------|------------|
|-3---------|--4---------|--6---------|--5---------|
|-3---------|--4---------|--6---------|--5---------|
|-1---------|--2---------|--4---------|--3---------|
|-----------|------------|------------|------------|
|
| Gtr II
| E  E H      +E  E H      +E  E H      +E  E H
|-----------|------------|------------|------------|
|----4------|-----3------|-----2------|-----3-3----|
|------7----|-(7)---6----|-(6)---5----|-(5)--------|
|-----------|------------|------------|------------|
|-----------|------------|------------|------------|
|-----------|------------|------------|------------|


  Bb5          B5           C#5          C5
   H.           H.           H.           H.          +H.        H.
|------------|------------|------------|------------|----------|-------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|----------|-------|
|--3---------|--4---------|--6---------|--5---------|-(5)------|-------|
|--3---------|--4---------|--6---------|--5---------|-(5)------|-------|
|--1---------|--2---------|--4---------|--3---------|-(3)------|-------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|----------|-------|
|
| +E  E H      +E  E H      +E  E H      +E  E H      +H.        H.
|------------|------------|------------|------------|----------|-------|
|-(3)-4------|-----3------|-----6-6----|-(6)-5-5----|-(5)------|-------|
|-------7----|-(7)---6----|-(6)--------|------------|----------|-------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|----------|-------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|----------|-------|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|----------|-------|


   Bridge/Chorus Reprise
    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5
    Gtr V
    e S S  S S S e  E.   e S S  S S S e  E.  4x
||---------------------|---------------------||
||o--------------------|--------------------o||
||---------------------|---------------------||
||---------------------|---------------------||
||o-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--o||
||--0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10---||


 Guitar Break
  D5      C5 B5A5B5  C5        D5      C5   B5  A5B5C5
  e   S S  S S S e    E.       e   S S  S   S   S e  E.
|----------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------|
|-0---0-0-10-9-7-9---10------|-0---0-0-10---9---7-9-10------|
|-0---0-0-10-9-7-9---10------|-0---0-0-10---9---7-9-10------|
|
| Gtr III
| S S S S  S S S S S  S  S S   S S S S  T T T T S E  S  S S
|-5-5-5-x--x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-5-5-5-x--x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|
|-6-6-6-x--x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-6-6-6-x--x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|
|-7-7-7-x--x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-7-7-7-x--x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|
|----------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------------|


  D5      C5 B5A5B5C5        D5      C5   B5  A5B5    C5
  e   S S  S S S e  E.       e   S S  S   S   S e      E.
|--------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|-0---0-0-10-9-7-9-10------|-0---0-0-10---9---7-9-----10---------|
|-0---0-0-10-9-7-9-10------|-0---0-0-10---9---7-9-----10---------|
|
| S S S S  S S S E  S  S S   S S S S  T T T T S S T T  S  S T T
|-5-5-5-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-5-5-5-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-x--|
|-6-6-6-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-6-6-6-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-x--|
|-7-7-7-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-7-7-7-x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--x--x-x-x--|
|--------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|-------------------------------------|


    D5      C5 B5A5B5C5        D5      C5 B5A5B5C5
    e   S S  S S S e  E.       e   S S  S S S e  E.      4x
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||o--------------------------|--------------------------o||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||o-0---0-0-10-9-7-9-10------|-0---0-0-10-9-7-9-10------o||
||--0---0-0-10-9-7-9-10------|-0---0-0-10-9-7-9-10-------||
|
|   S S S S  S S S E  S  S S   S S S S  S S S E  S  S S  4x
||--5-5-5-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-5-5-5-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x--||
||o-6-6-6-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-6-6-6-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x-o||
||--7-7-7-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x-|-7-7-7-x--x-x-x-x--x--x-x--||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||
||o--------------------------|--------------------------o||
||---------------------------|---------------------------||


 Guitar Solo
  D5       C5 B5A5B5   C5          D5        C5 B5A5B5  C5
  e   S  S  S S S e     E.           e   S S  S S S   e  E.
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|-0---0--0-10-9-7-9----10--------|---0---0-0-10-9-7---9-10-------|
|-0---0--0-10-9-7-9----10--------|---0---0-0-10-9-7---9-10-------|
|
|                              ~~~~~~~~~~
| E   Q.             S  T   T  E    +Q..              Q      +S
|---/15--------------------------|------------------/13-----(13)-|
|--------------------------15-14-|-(14)--------------------------|
|-------------------15-15--------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|


  D5      C5   B5A5B5C5             D5     C5      B5A5B5C5
   e  S S   S  S S e  E.             e S S   S     S S e  E.
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--0--0-0--10--9-7-9-10-----------|--0-0-0--10-----9-7-9-10--------------|
|--0--0-0--10--9-7-9-10-----------|--0-0-0--10-----9-7-9-10--------------|
|
|  Q        Q.            S  T  T    Q      +Q.               T  T  T  T
|-14\-----/19------------17-15-17-|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|-10-----(10)b11r===================20-|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------13-10-13----|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


  D5     C5 B5A5B5   C5
   e S S  S S S e     E.
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|--0-0-0-10-9-7-9----10-----------|
|--0-0-0-10-9-7-9----10-----------|
|
|                         |--3--|
|  H              E.      T  T  T
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|-12------------------------12-15-|
|------------------------15-------|
|---------------------------------|


  D5                        C5       B5    A5B5C5
   e             S  S        S        S    S e  E.
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--0-------------0--0-------10--------9----7-9-10---------------------|
|--0-------------0--0-------10--------9----7-9-10---------------------|
|
|  |--3--|          |------5-------|            |-----5------|
|  T  T  T  E       T  T  T     T  T  Q         T   T  T  T  T  T  T
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------10b12r==12---------------------------------------------12--|
|-15-12-15------------15-12-------12-13b15r====12-----------12-15-----|
|------------------------------15------------------15-12-15-----------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|


  D5            C5    B5   A5    B5         C5          D5      C5 B5A5B5C5
   e  S    S     S    S     S    e           E.          e  S S  S S S e  E.
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|--0--0----0----10----9-----7----9----------10--------|--0--0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|
|--0--0----0----10----9-----7----9----------10--------|--0--0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|
|
|     |---3---|  |---3---|  |---3---|  |----3----|
|  E  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S    S  S  S      S  E    H.
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-12-12-12---12-12-12---12-12-12---12-12-12-----12-12-|-14-------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------|----------------------|


 Reprise
  D5    C5 B5A5B5C5    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5    D5    C5 B5A5B5C5    G5 Bb5C#5
  Gtr I
  PM--|                PM--|                PM--|
  E S S  S S S e  E.   E S S  S S S e  E.   E S S  S S S e  E.   Q  Q  Q
|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|----------|
|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|----------|
|--------------------|--------------------|--------------------|----3--6--|
|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-5--3--6--|
|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-5--1--4--|
|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-0-0-0-10-9-7-9-10--|-5--------|


   Guitar Break
    Bb5             B5                C#5               C5
   5/8
     H        +E      H         +E      H         +E      H         +E
||----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||---3--------(3)-|---4---------(4)-|---6---------(6)-|---5---------(5)-|
||---3--------(3)-|---4---------(4)-|---6---------(6)-|---5---------(5)-|
||o--1--------(1)-|---2---------(2)-|---4---------(4)-|---3---------(3)-|
||----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|
|   Gtr II
|    H        +E     +H         +E     +H         +E     +H         +E
||--10-------(10)-|-(10)-------(10)-|-(10)-------(10)-|-(10)-------(10)-|
||o----4----------|------3----------|------2----------|------3-3--------|
||-------7--------|--------6--------|--(6)---5--------|--(5)------------|
||----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||o---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
||----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
     E E Q.           E  E Q.          +E  E Q.          +E  E Q.


  Bb5             B5                C#5               C5
   H        +E      H         +E      H         +E      H         +E
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
|--3--------(3)-|---4---------(4)-|---6---------(6)-|---5---------(5)--||
|--3--------(3)-|---4---------(4)-|---6---------(6)-|---5---------(5)--||
|--1--------(1)-|---2---------(2)-|---4---------(4)-|---3---------(3)-o||
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|
|  H        +E     +H         +E     +H         +E     +H         +E
|-10-------(10)-|-(10)-------(10)-|-(10)-------(10)-|-(10)-------(10)--||
|----4----------|------3----------|------6-6--------|--(6)-5-5--------o||
|------7--------|--------6--------|--(6)------------|------------------||
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
|---------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
   E E Q.           E  E Q.          +E  E Q.          +E  E Q.


 Break
  Bb
 4/4
    >
   +W                   Wx7
|---------------------|--------|
|---------------------|--------|
|--(5)----------------|--------|
|--(5)----------------|--------|
|--(3)----------------|--------|
|---------------------|--------|
|
| Gtr II
|               >
|  +W                   Wx7
|-(10)----------------|--------|
|--(5)b6--(5)--(5)----|--------|
|---------------------|--------|
|---------------------|--------|
|---------------------|--------|
|---------------------|--------|
   +Q     +Q   +H


   Outro
    D5               Eb5              F5               E5
    Gtr I
    Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E E E E E   4x
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------||
||o----------------|----------------|----------------|-----------------o||
||-----------------|----------------|----------------|------------------||
||--0----0-0-0-0-0-|-1----1-1-1-1-1-|-3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2---||
||o-0----0-0-0-0-0-|-1----1-1-1-1-1-|-3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2--o||
||--0----0-0-0-0-0-|-1----1-1-1-1-1-|-3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2---||


  D5               Eb5               F5                E5
  Q.   E E E E E    Q.   E E E E E    Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E E E E E
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|-0----0-0-0-0-0-|--1----1-1-1-1-1-|--3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2-|
|-0----0-0-0-0-0-|--1----1-1-1-1-1-|--3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2-|
|-0----0-0-0-0-0-|--1----1-1-1-1-1-|--3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2-|
|
| Gtr II
| <
| W                +W                +H      H         H.         Q
|----------------|-----------------|---------6-------|-5----------4---|
|-3--------------|-(3)-------------|-(3)-------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|


  D5                Eb5                  F5               E5
   Q.   E E E E E    Q.      E E E E E   Q.   E E E E E   Q.   E E E E E
|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|
|--0----0-0-0-0-0-|--1-------1-1-1-1-1-|-3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2-|
|--0----0-0-0-0-0-|--1-------1-1-1-1-1-|-3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2-|
|--0----0-0-0-0-0-|--1-------1-1-1-1-1-|-3----3-3-3-3-3-|-2----2-2-2-2-2-|
|
| +H      H         +Q    H.             H      H         W
|-(4)-------------|------[3]-----------|-3--------------|-4--------------|
|---------3-------|-(3)----------------|--------1-------|----------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|
|-----------------|--------------------|----------------|----------------|


  D5
  W           +W           +W           +W
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-0---------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|
|-0---------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|
|-0---------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----|
|
|      >
| H    H      +W           +W           +W
|-4----5----|-(5)--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----|
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|
|-----------|------------|------------|--------|


  +W           +W           +W           +W           +W           Wx2
|------------|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------*|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------*|
|------------|------------|------------|------------|------------|--------*|
|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|--------*|
|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|--------*|
|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|-(0)--------|--------*|



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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