Promise tab with lyrics by Alex Lifeson - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

Alex Lifeson – Promise tab

Victor: Promise
From the album Victor (Atlantic Records)
Copyright 1996 Lerxst Music Inc.
Music by Alex Lifeson and Bill Bell
Lyrics by Alex Lifeson

Comments/corrections to Rich Soto 

Transcribed by Richard J. Soto

A very Rushesque sort-of song; Signature Lifeson!
Thanks go out to Eric Harris for his helpful suggestion.

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---------------------------------------------------------------||-------------|----------------------------0----------------------------------||-------------|-----4-----2-------2------2-------4-----2----------------------||-------------|---4-----2---0---2----0-4-------4-----2---0------------2-0-----||-------------|-2-----4----------------------2-----4--------------0-2-----4-0-||-------------|---------------------------------------------0-2-4-------------||-------------| Riff-A (Play 4x)
----------------|-----------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------------|---------|----------------|-----------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--2--2--2--2------|---------|-9\-------------|-7---7-7---4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4\-2--2--2--2------|---------|-9\-------------|-7---7-7---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\-2--2--2--2------|---------|-7\--2--p-0h3h5-|-5---5-5---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\-0--0--0--0--0---|---------|-----0----------|-----------3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3\---------------3-|---------| Rhy.2 (Play 3x) . . d d u u d u u d u u d
----------------|--------------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-----------------|-------|----------------|--------------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-----------------|-------|----------------|-7-7--7-7-7---4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4\----6---6-6\----|-------|----------------|-7-7--7-7-7---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\----7---7-7\----|-------|----------------|-5-5--5-5-5---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\----7---7-7\----|-------|----------------|--------------3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3\----5---5-5\----|-------| (Rhy.2 Play 3x) . . d d u u d u u d u u d .
----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------------------|----------------|----------------|---------------|----------------------------| (Rhy.1 Play 8x) (Riff-A Play 4x) (Rhy.2 Play 3x)
----------------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x---------------------------|------------|----------------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-------|------------|-7----7---7-7---4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4\-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-------|------------|-7----7---7-7---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\-2-2--2-2--2-2--2-2-------|------------|-5----5---5-5---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0----|------------|----------------3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3\-----------------------3b-|------------| d d u u d u u d u u d . . . .
----------------|--------------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--------------|----------|----------------|--------------x--x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x-x--------------|----------|----------------|-7-7--7-7-7---4--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4\----6---6-6--|----------|----------------|-7-7--7-7-7---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\----7---7-7--|----------|----------------|-5-5--5-5-5---5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5\----7---7-7--|----------|----------------|--------------3--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3\----5---5-5--|----------| (Rhy.2 Play 3x) . . d d u u d u u d u u d . .
----------------------------------------------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------------------------------------------|-------|-2---2---2---2---2-2--------------------------------------------------|-------|-0---0---0---0---0-0-3b-----------------------------------------------|-------| . . . . x x This Riff is repeated until end of guitar solo
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-/14-12vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv--------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Bar gradually down than return up
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|-/14-12/17vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv-12\11vv----/17-14----------------------------------|----------------------------------14---------17-14\12vv\10\7\5\2vv------------|-------------------------------------------------------------------3p0--------|
----------------------------------------|-18b-18b---r-17-15-17b---------------|----------------------------------------|-----------------------15-15-17b-----|----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|-----5---------5------------------7^----|-------------------------------------|-5/7---7p0-5/7---7-5vv---------7^-------|-------------------------------------|----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------| A.H.*************** Solo
---------------------------20b---15-17-15-17-15-------------------------------|-17b-r----12-12vv-15-12\------------------------17b-r-15-17vvvv---------------|------16----------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Bar
----12-----------12-----------------12----12-----------14b-r----12-12---------|-12----15vvv--12----12-12-15vvv--12----12----12-15vvv--------15-------15-12---|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|------------------------------------------------------------------------------| Bar Bar Bar A.H.******************
-------19^---------15-15-15-15-15vvvv-12-12-12-12-12\10-10-10-10-10\-3--3-3--|-15vvv----19^------15-15-15-15-15vvvv-12-12-12-12-12\10-10-10-10-10\-3--3-3--|---------------19^-14-14-14-14-14vvvv-11-11-11-11-11\-9--9--9--9--9\-2--2-2--|---------------------------------------------------------------------2--2-2--|---------------------------------------------------------------------0--0-0--|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------| **Bar Bar . .
----------------|----------------|--------------------------------------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------------------------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------------------------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------------------------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------------------------------|----------------|----------------|--------------------------------------------| (Rhy.1 Play 8x) (Riff-A Play 4x)
----------------------------0---------------------------------||--------------|-----5-----3-------3------3-------5-----3---------------------||--------------|---4-----2---0---4----0-4-------4-----2---0-------------------||--------------|-2-----2----------------------2-----2-----------------2-0-----||--------------|--------------------------------------------------0-2-----4-0-||--------------|--------------------------------------------0-2-4-------------||--------------| Riff-B (Play 2x)
---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------| (Riff-A Play 1x, begin fade while repeating over & over) END
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