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Porcupine Tree - Time Flies tab

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Time Flies (edit) - Porcupine Tree
From the 2009 album 'The Incident'
Tuning: EADGBe (Standard)
Tabbed by Dabog701
Email: dabog701 at gmail.com
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This was quite a tricky song to tab, especially the solo section. Enjoy.



Listen to the track to get the rhythm of the notes. 


[Intro Part I (0:01 - 0:43)]
Play these three bars 3 times. The palm mutes are very short, they keep the 
strumming rhythm going.


e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|---8-8-8-8---x-x-8-8-8-8---x-x-8-8-8-8---x-x-8-8-8-8---x-x-|
G|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-|
D|---7-7-7-7---x-x-7-7-7-7---x-x-7-7-7-7---x-x-7-7-7-7---x-x-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|


e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-8-8-8-8---x-x-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
G|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5-5-5---|
D|---7-7-7-7---x-x-7-7-7-7---x-x-7-7-7-7---x-x-7-7-7-7-7-7---|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|


e|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-|
B|---6-6-6-6---x-x-6-6-6-6---x-x-6-6-6-6---x-x-6-6-6-6---x-x-|
G|---3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-|
D|---3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|  -x2

Alternatively, if you find it easier, replace the above chord with this one:

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


[Intro Part II (0:43 - 1:13) -'But after a while, you realise time flies']
Play these 2 bars twice.


e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x--|
G|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x--|
D|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x--|
A|---3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x--|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|  -x2


e|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x--|
B|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x--|
G|---5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x-5-5-5-5---x-x--|
D|---3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x-3-3-3-3---x-x--|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|  -x2


[Verse Part I (1:13 - 1:43) - 'She said "Love is what you make it..."']

Guitar with (I think) A fair amount of reverb, a small bit of delay, and some 
chorus flange. Again, listen to the track for the rhythm. Small bit of vibrato on 
each note.
             

       hold ~~~~~~~~       ~~~~~~~~       ~~~~~~
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------10-------------6-------------|
G|------9-7------------9-7------------5-3---------------|
D|---7--------------7--------------3--------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

            ~~~~~~~        ~~~~ ~~             ~~~~~~~
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------10-------------10--13-------------6---------|
G|------9-7------------9-7----------------5-3-----------|
D|---7--------------7------------------3----------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|


[Chorus (1:42 - 2:19) 'But after a while, you realise time flies']


Lead Guitar plays:
           ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|------------------------------------------------------|   |
B|------5-------------------------5---------------------|   |
G|---------4-------------------------4------------------|   |
D|---5-------------------------5------------------------|   |
A|------------------------------------------------------|   |
E|------------------------------------------------------|   |
                                                            |
And Rhythm: (All palm muted, and in time with the lead)     |     <
e|------------------------------------------------------|   |      |
B|------------------------------------------------------|   |      |
G|------------------------------------------------------|   |      |
D|------------------------------------------------------|   |
A|---3333--3333--3333--3333--3333--3333--3333--3333-----|   |[Play this 
E|------------------------------------------------------|   | 3 times.
                                                              But on the 3rd
                                                              time, only play
Lead Guitar plays:                                            the bar above.]
           ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~       ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
e|------------------------------------------------------|   |      |
B|------1-------------------------1---------------------|   |      |
G|---------2-------------------------2------------------|   |      |
D|---3-------------------------3------------------------|   |     <
A|------------------------------------------------------|   |
E|------------------------------------------------------|   |
                                                            |
And Rhythm: (All palm muted, and in time with the lead)     |
e|------------------------------------------------------|   |
B|------------------------------------------------------|   |
G|------------------------------------------------------|   |
D|------------------------------------------------------|   |
A|------------------------------------------------------|   |
E|---1111--1111--1111--1111--1111--1111--1111--1111-----|   |


[Solo (2:19 - 2:41)]
Listen to the track for the rhythm of the notes.


e|---14-14-14--12-12-12-12--7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5--------|
B|---10-10-10--10-10-10-10--8-8-8-8--8-8-8-8-8-8--------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

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

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

e|---15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15-15----|
B|---13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13-13----|
G|---12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-12----|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|

Repeat the first two bars of this section again, and end the section with the 15 - 
13 -14 chord in the third bar.


[Bridge Part I (2:42 - 2:48)]


e|------------------------0-----------------------------|
B|------0-----1-----0-----------0-----1-----0-----------|
G|--------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2---------|
D|----------2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-----2-------|
A|---0--------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|  -x2


[Bridge (2:49 - 3:17) - 'How does time break down...']

This is the exact same as 'Intro part I', so just play that here.


[Verse (3:17 - 3:47) - 'I could tell you what I'm thinking...']

Just repeat the Verse again.


[Chorus (3:47 - 4:24) - 'But after a while, you realise time flies']

Just repeat the Chorus here.


[Solo (4:24 - 5:25)]

Repeat the solo section here to finish the song.
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