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Porcupine Tree - Dark Matter tab

From their 1996 album "Signify".

Guitar 1(Steven Wilson): EADGBe (Standard)
Guitar 2 (John Wesley) : DADGBe (Drop D)

-John Wesley does indeed play this song in drop D. Since there's no low D in this song, 
 I assume the reason is for more comfort playing the power chords. For this reason you can 
 play the 2nd guitar part in standard. Just move every note on the low E string down two frets.

-This song uses the time signature 7/8.
-This tab is based off the live version played on their DVD "Anesthetize".
-Chords shown using chord symbols are only played by the keyboards 
 unless told to be played on the guitar.
-This song can be soloed over in A pentatonic for beginners, and for more
 experienced soloists the chord changes are shown.


INTRO:

  Guitar 2:  
   E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------| Bass ONLY first 8x
D|--------7-------7-| Then Guitar 2 plays as well
A|------------------|
E|-7--7-------7-----|

Keyboard Chords- A F#m7 F G


VERSE 1:

  Guitar 2:  
   E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------| 
D|--------7-------7-| 
A|------------------|
E|-7--7-------7-----|

A                                   F#m7
   Inside the vehicle the cold is extreme
F                                                G
   Smoke in my throat kicks me out of my dream
A                                    F#m7  
   I try to relax but it's warmer out-side
F                                             G
   I fail to connect, it's a tragic divide


BREAK 1:

  Guitar 1: Arpeggiating- A F#m7 F G

  Guitar 2:
   E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.  E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.  E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.  E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.
e|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
B|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
G|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
D|--------7-------7-|--------4-------4-|--------3-------3-|--------3-------5-|
A|------------------|------------------|------------------|------------------|
E|-7--7-------7-----|-4--4-------4-----|-3--3-------3-----|-3--3-------5-----|


VERSE 2:

   E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------| 
D|--------7-------7-| 
A|------------------|
E|-7--7-------7-----|

A                               F#m7
   This has become a full time career
F                                                  G
   To die young would take only twenty-one years
A                                 F#m7  
   Gun down a school or blow up a car
F                                             G
   The media circus will make you a star


PRE-CHORUS:

  Guitar 1:
   B                   G                     F                   
   W                   W                     W                   W
e|-7-----------------|-3-------------------|-1-----------------|-L-----------------|
B|-7-----------------|-3-------------------|-1-----------------|-L-----------------|
G|-8-----------------|-4-------------------|-2-----------------|-L-----------------|
D|-9-----------------|-5-------------------|-3-----------------|-L-----------------|
A|-9-----------------|-5-------------------|-3-----------------|-L-----------------|
E|-7-----------------|-3-------------------|-1-----------------|-L-----------------|
 |       Crash like a  rose    in the river  flow                I------------ am I| 
 |                                                                                 |
 |Guitar 2:                                                                        |
 | B                   G                    F                                      |
 | W                   W                    W                    W                 |
e|-------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
G|-------------------|--------------------|--------------------|-------------------|
D|-9-----------------|-5------------------|-3------------------|-L-----------------|
A|-9-----------------|-5------------------|-3------------------|-L-----------------|
E|-9-----------------|-5------------------|-3------------------|-L-----------------|
         Crash like a  rose    in the river  flow                I------------ am I


CHORUS: 

  Guitar 1:
   A5         G   F5         G   A5         G   F5         G   A5   G5 B5 F5
   E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.
e|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
B|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
G|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
D|-2-2--2--2----|--------------|-2-2--2--2----|--------------|-7-7--5--9--3-|
A|-0-0--0--0--2-|-3-3--3--3--2-|-0-0--0--0--2-|-3-3--3--3--2-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
E|------------3-|-1-1--1--1--3-|------------3-|-1-1--1--1--3-|-5-5--3--7--1-|
 | know                I  am I   know                                       |      
 |                                                                          |
 |Guitar 2:                                                                 |
 | A5         G   F5         G   A5         G   F5         G   A5   G5 B5 F5|
 | E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.|
e|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
B|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
G|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
D|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
A|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
E|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
   know                I  am I   know            


GUITAR SOLO 1

*Guitar 2 solos*

Keyboard Chords- A F#m7 F G


VERSE 3:

  Guitar 2:  
   E  Q.  Q.  H   Q.
e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|------------------| 
D|--------7-------7-| 
A|------------------|
E|-7--7-------7-----|

A                                   F#m7
   Dark matter flowing out on to a tape
F                                            G
   I only as loud as the silence it breaks
A                                   F#m7  
   Most things decay in a matter of days
F                                         G
   The product is sold the memory fades


PRE-CHORUS:

  Guitar 1:
   B                   G                     F                   
   W          H.       W            H.       W          H.       W          H.
e|-7----------L------|-3------------L------|-1----------L------|-L----------L------|
B|-7----------L------|-3------------L------|-1----------L------|-L----------L------|
G|-8----------L------|-4------------L------|-2----------L------|-L----------L------|
D|-9----------L------|-5------------L------|-3----------L------|-L----------L------|
A|-9----------L------|-5------------L------|-3----------L------|-L----------L------|
E|-7----------L------|-3------------L------|-1----------L------|-L----------L------|
 |       Crash like a  rose    in the river  flow                I------------ am I| 
 |                                                                                 |
 |Guitar 2:                                                                        |
 | B                   G                     F                                     |
 | W                   W            H.       W          H.       W          H.     |
e|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
B|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
G|-------------------|---------------------|-------------------|-------------------|
D|-9----------L------|-5------------L------|-3----------L------|-L----------L------|
A|-9----------L------|-5------------L------|-3----------L------|-L----------L------|
E|-9----------L------|-5------------L------|-3----------L------|-L----------L------|
         Crash like a  rose    in the river  flow                I------------ am I


CHORUS: 

  Guitar 1:
   A5         G   F5         G   A5         G   F5         G   A5   G5 B5 F5
   E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.
e|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
B|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
G|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
D|-2-2--2--2----|--------------|-2-2--2--2----|--------------|-7-7--5--9--3-|
A|-0-0--0--0--2-|-3-3--3--3--2-|-0-0--0--0--2-|-3-3--3--3--2-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
E|------------3-|-1-1--1--1--3-|------------3-|-1-1--1--1--3-|-5-5--3--7--1-|
 | know                I  am I   know                                       |      
 |                                                                          |
 |Guitar 2:                                                                 |
 | A5         G   F5         G   A5         G   F5         G   A5   G5 B5 F5|
 | E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.  E Q. Q. H  Q.|
e|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
B|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
G|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|--------------|
D|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
A|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
E|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--7--7--5-|-3-3--3--3--5-|-7-7--5--9--3-|
   know                I  am I   know            


BRIDGE 1:

  Guitar 1:
   A5                C5   A5                C5   A5                C5   A5                C5
   E Q. Q  E E E E E Q.   E Q. Q  E E E E E Q.   E Q. Q  E E E E E Q.   E Q. Q  E E E E E Q.
e|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
G|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
D|-2-2--2--2---2---2-5--|-2-2--2--2---2---2-5--|-2-2--2--2---2---2-5--|-2-2--2--2---2---2-5--|
A|-0-0--0--0---0---0-3--|-0-0--0--0---0---0-3--|-0-0--0--0---0---0-3--|-0-0--0--0---0---0-3--|
E|-----------3---3------|-----------3---3------|-----------3---3------|-----------3---3------|
 |                                                                                           |
 |Guitar 2:                                                                                  |
 | A5                C5   A5                C5   A5                C5   A5                C5 |
 | E Q. Q  E E E E E Q.   E Q. Q  E E E E E Q.   E Q. Q  E E E E E Q.   E Q. Q  E E E E E Q. |
e|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
B|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
G|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------|
D|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-| x2
A|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|
E|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|-7-7--7--7-5s7-5s7-10-|


  Guitar 1 (SECOND REPEAT):
   A5                        C5        A5                        C5
   E  Q.  Q   E  E  E  E  E  E  E  E   E  Q.  Q   E  E  E  E  E  Q.
e|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|---------------------------13------|---------------------------13------|
G|-14-14--14--------12----------12---|-14-14--14--------12---------------|
D|------------14-14----14-14-------14|------------14-14----14-14---------| x2
A|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|


PRE-GUITAR SOLO 2:

  Guitar 2:
 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E |
|----5---7-----5---------5--|-----5---7-----5---------5--|
|--5---5---5-----5-----5---5|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|
|6-----------6-----6h7------|-6-----------6-----6h7------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|

 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-----5---8-----5---------5--|-----5---8-----5---------5--|
|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|
|-5-----------5-----5h7------|-5-----------5-----5h7------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|

GUITAR SOLO 2 (PART 1):

  *Guitar 1 solos*

  Guitar 2:
 A                            F#m7                        |
 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|
|----5---7-----5---------5--|-----5---7-----5---------5--|
|--5---5---5-----5-----5---5|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|
|6-----------6-----6h7------|-6-----------6-----6h7------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|

 F                                          G
  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-----5---8-----5---------5--|-----5---8-----5---------5--|
|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|
|-5-----------5-----5h7------|-5-----------5-----5h7------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|


GUITAR SOLO 2 (PART 2)

  *Guitar 1 still soloing*

  Guitar 2:
 A                     G      F                     G    
 E E E E E E E E E E E E E E  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E|
|----5---7-----5---------5--|-----5---7-----5---------5--|
|--5---5---5-----5-----5---5|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|
|6-----------6-----6h7------|-6-----------6-----6h7------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------------------|

 A                     G      F                     G
  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E  E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
|-----5---8-----5---------5--|-----5---8-----5---------5--|
|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|---5---5---5-----5-----5---5|
|-5-----------5-----5h7------|-5-----------5-----5h7------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------|


BRIDGE 2:
 
  Guitar 1:
     A5                          C5                       
   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E |
e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-------------5------------|-------------5----7---8---|
D|----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7----5h7----7---7---7-|
A|-------7----------7-----7-|-------7------------------|
E|-5------------------------|-5------------------------|

  A5                         C5
  Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E 
|--------------------------|---------------------------|
|--------------------------|---------------------------| 
|-------------5------------|---------------------------|
|----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7-----------7----------|
|-------7----------7-----7-|-------7h8-7---------------|
|-5------------------------|-5-----------8----5h7-8p7--|

Guitar 2: 
  A5                         C5                         
 | Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E  |
e|--------------------------|--------------------------||
B|--------------------------|--------------------------||
G|-------------5------------|-------------5----7---8---||
D|----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7----5h7----7---7---7-||
A|-------7----------7-----7-|-------7------------------||
E|-7------------------------|-7------------------------||

A5                         C5                        
 Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E  E |
--------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------| 
-------------5------------|---------------------------|
----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7-----------7----------|
-------7----------7-----7-|-------7h8-7---------------|
-7------------------------|-7-----------10---7h9-10p9-|

  Guitar 1:
    Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E  
e|--------------------------|--------------------------|
B|--------------------------|--------------------------|
G|-------------5------------|-------------5----7---8---|
D|----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7----5h7----7---7---7-|
A|-------7----------7-----7-|-------7------------------|
E|-5------------------------|-5------------------------|


A5                         C5
 Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E E  H. 
--------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------| 
-------------5------------|---------------------------|
----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7----------------------|
-------7----------7-----7-|-------7h8-7---------------|
-5------------------------|-5-----------8-------------|

L----------|
Guitar 2:
  A5                         C5                        
   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E  |
e|--------------------------|--------------------------||
B|--------------------------|--------------------------||
G|-------------5------------|-------------5----7---8---||
D|----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7----5h7----7---7---7-||
A|-------7----------7-----7-|-------7------------------||
E|-7------------------------|-7------------------------||
|
A5                         C5                         
 Q  Q  E E E Q  E E E E E   Q  Q  E E E E  H.         |
--------------------------|---------------------------|
--------------------------|---------------------------| 
-------------5------------|---------------------------|
----7----5h7----7---5h7---|----7----------------------|
-------7----------7-----7-|-------7h8-7---------------|
-7------------------------|-7-----------10-L----------|



OUTRO:

  Guitar 1:
   A5
   W                  H.    
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|-5------------------L------------|
 |                                 |
 |Guitar 2:                        | Hold the A, and you're finished at the end of 
 |                                 |       the sixteen bar outro!!
 | A5                              |
 | W                  H.           |
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|-7------------------L------------|


Fin.



Guitar 1 (Standard) Chords:

A-       577655
A5-      x02xxx
B-       799877
B5-      799xxx
F-       133211
F5-      13xxxx
F#sus2-  244222
G-       355433
G-       32xxxx


Guitar 2 (Drop D) Chords:

A5-      777xxx
B5-      999xxx
C5-      10-10-10xxx
F5-      333xxx   
G5-      555xxx


|-------------------------------|
| LEGEND:                       |
|                               |
| E-  Eight note                |
| Q-  Quarter note              |
| Q.- Dotted quarter note       |
| H-  Half note                 |
| H.- Dotted half note          |
| W-  Whole note                |
|                               |
| L-  Tie                       |
| h-  Hammer-on                 |
| s-  Slide                     |
| p-  Pull-off                  |       
|-------------------------------|
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