Dream Theater - Carpe Diem tab

A Change Of Seasons (Medley) / III Carpe Diem / By Dream Theater

Tabbed By Juan Carlos Sandoval
August 22, 2004


I guess this is the easiest way to play this song because I have played
it before and also Im not the best guitarist in the world. So enjoy this
tab!

r= Let It Ring
s= Slide
h= Hammer

INTRO  ACOUSTICS

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LYRIC
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I'll always remember
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The chill of November
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The news of the fall The sounds in the
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hall The clock on the wall Tickin´ Away
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"Seize the day" I heard him say
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Life will not always Be this way
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Look around Hear the sound
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Cherish your life while You're still a...
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...round
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Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying
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And this same flower that smells today, Tomorrow will be dying. We can
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Learn... From the past But those
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Days are gone We can hope For the future
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But there may not be one... CLEAN
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The words stuck in my mind Alive from what I've learned
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I have to seize the day To home I returned...
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( Bass Solo )
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( Bass Solo ) DISTORTION
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Preparing for her flight I held with all my might
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Fearing my deepest fright She walked into the night
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She turned for one last look She looked me in the eye
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I said, "I Love You"... ...Good-bye"
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It's the most awful thing you'll ever hear If you're lying to me...
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Oh, you dearly love her ...just have to leave... all our lives
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Seize the day! Something happened
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Gather ye rosebuds while ye may She was killed This is all the song, I´m not sure about the CLEAN part of the song, but it sounds pretty good. Enjoy!
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