Iq – Sacred Sound tab

                                          Artist - IQ
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                                      Song - Sacred Sound
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                                      Album - Dark Matter
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                                      Tabbed By - Ayreon77
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This is a long song 11:40 minutes long. Its been difficult one too tab out. 
because there are so many verses and choruses, and solos in between. 
So I hope i did it justice and someone finds it helpful and useful. 


INTRO - Keyboards 
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Cymbals
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---------------------------------------------------------------------------SECTION 1 - Play through the Verses********** these 3 high note01:28 are played on another guitar[----------------------------------22----19-\s-------------------------][-------------------------------------20-------------------repeat this-][---s---s---s---s---s-----s---s---s---s-----s---s--6--6--6--6-section 1][-10\-10\-10\-10\-10\---12\-12\-12\-12\---10\-10\--6--6--6--6-throught-][-8-\-8-\-8-\-8-\-8-\---10\-10\-10\-10\---8-\-8-\--4--4--4--4-verses---][----------------------------------------------------------------------]
Verse 1 ******** Even after all the days are gone Even though the writer knows he's wrong Still the words are written and recalled In the empty isolated halls Held in high regard, he comes again Surface gone from under me, no more security The future lies erased These are the last remaining days
---------------------------------------------------------------------------02:04Guitar Notes*************[-------------------10-12-13-12-10----][-12--13-10---12-13----------------10-][-------------------------------------][-------------------------------------][-------------------------------------][-------------------------------------]
[-12----10-----------------------------s--s-][----13-------10-----13---15---17----20\19\-][----------12-----10---12---14----17--------][-------------------------------------------][-------------------------------------------][-------------------------------------------]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 02:14 Verse 2 ******** Repeat SECTION 1 ***************** If in doubt about the meaning meant Make this one decision your defense Stay alive to calculate the dead Lines of color radiate ahead Silence now descends upon the earth Can't deny the evidence Not now, not even once The future lies erased These are the last remaining days
---------------------------------------------------------------------------02:50Guitar Notes*************[-------------------10-12-13-12-10----][-12--13-10---12-13----------------10-][-------------------------------------][-------------------------------------][-------------------------------------][-------------------------------------]
[-12----10-----------------13-12-10---s-][----13----10-13----10--------------13\-][----------------12-----10--------------][---------------------------------------][---------------------------------------][---------------------------------------]
Extremley fast part[----------------------------------------|-------------------------------][-----------h--h--p--p-------------------|---------------------------s---][--h--h----9-11-12-11-9---p--p-----------|-------------------12-14-14\16-][-9-11-12---------------12-11-9---p----b-|---p-----s---12-14-------------][-------------------------------12-10-12-|-12-10-12\14-------------------][----------------------------------------|-------------------------------]
[-------|-------------------|--------------------------------------------][-------|---h--p------------|-----------------------------------------s--][-14-12-|-11-12-11------s---|---h--p------14--------16-14-----17-16-17\19][-------|----------14-12\14-|-12-14-12-------17-14--------14-------------][-------|-------------------|----------14--------------------------------][-------|-------------------|--------------------------------------------]
[---------------------------------|----------------------------][--b-r-------------------13-15-17-|-18-15-17-13-15-10--b--r--s-][-16---12-------12-14-16----------|-------------------12-----\-][---------12-14-------------------|----------------------------][---------------------------------|----------------------------][---------------------------------|----------------------------]
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SECTION 2********** Surface gone from under me no more security[---------------------------|---------------------------][------------------------11-|--------------11-13-11-----][-12--12--13--10--12--13----|-12--12--13-------------13-][---------------------------|---------------------------][---------------------------|---------------------------][---------------------------|---------------------------]
The future lies erased These are the last remaining days[----------------------------|------------------------------------s-][----------------------------|--------------11----------11--15--14\-][-12--12--13--10--12--13-----|-12--12---13------12--13--------------][----------------------------|--------------------------------------][----------------------------|--------------------------------------][----------------------------|--------------------------------------]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 03:27 CHORUS ******* The only thing I'll take While I'm alive and half awake Is what I've made, no surrender set to fade The only thing I want is taken out and rained upon Heart beaten down No surrender to the sacred sound
[-----------|-----------------|--------------|-----------][-----------|-----------------|--------------|-----------][-10-9---s--|-10-12-9------s--|-10-12-9---s--|-----------][------10\8-|---------10-12\8-|---------10\8-|-8-12-8-10-][-----------|-----------------|--------------|-----------][-----------|-----------------|--------------|-----------]
from here play this on the second time around |----------------|
| |[----------|----------|do not----] [----------|------s-][----------|----------|-play this] [----------|-15-13\-][----------|----------|--2nd-time] [----------|--------][-15-12-14-|-17-14-15-|-14-14----] [-19-15-17-|--------][----------|----------|-------15-]X2 [----------|--------][----------|----------|----------] [----------|--------]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 04:06 Keyboards & Organ - F ****************** --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 04:24 VERSE 3 ******** Repeat Section 1 ***************** When the vision cuts across the sky There is no reflection in my eye All the undertakes talk the same Saving pressure and appointing blame States of independence form anew Can't deny the evidence, not now, not even once (PLAY SECTION 2 FROM HERE) The future lies erased These are the last remaining days
---------------------------------------------------------------------------05:00Chorus*******[--------------|-----------------|--------------|-----------][--------------|-----------------|--------------|-----------][-10-12-9---s--|-10-12-9------s--|-10-12-9---s--|-----------][---------10\8-|---------10-12\8-|---------10\8-|-8-12-8-10-][--------------|-----------------|--------------|-----------][--------------|-----------------|--------------|-----------]
[----------|----------|----------][----------|----------|----------][----------|----------|----------][-15-12-14-|-17-14-15-|-14-14----][----------|----------|-------15-][----------|----------|----------]
[------------|---------------|------------|----------][------------|---------------|------------|----------][-9-11-8--s--|-9-11-8---br---|-9-11-8--s--|----------][--------9\7-|--------9-9--7-|--------9\7-|-7-11-7-9-][------------|---------------|------------|----------][------------|---------------|------------|----------]
[---------|----------|----------|----------|------s-][---------|----------|----------|----------|-14-12\-][---------|----------|----------|----------|--------][-13-9-11-|-14-11-13-|-16-13-14-|-18-14-16-|--------][---------|----------|----------|----------|--------][---------|----------|----------|----------|--------]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- This part i think plays distorted chords Slightly Muted
05:39 guitar 2 2nd time 6:09 |repeat from here X3 guitar 3 3rd time 6:18[-------------------------------|------------------------------------------][-------------------------------|------------------------------------------][-------------------------------|--------4-4-4---------6-6-6---------8-8-8-][--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2---|-2-2-2--4-4-4--4-4-4--6-6-6--6-6-6--8-8-8-][--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2---|-2-2-2--2-2-2--4-4-4--4-4-4--6-6-6--6-6-6-][--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0--0-0-0-X2|-0-0-0---------2-2-2---------4-4-4--------]
[-------------------][-------------------][---------10-10-10--][--8-8-8--10-10-10--][--8-8-8---8--8--8--][--6-6-6------------]
06:09Guitar 2 - All Palm Muted*********[---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------------][---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------------] [---------------|---------------|-----------------|---------------------] [---------4-5-4-|---------6-7-6-|-----------8-9-8-|-------------10-9----][---4-5-7-------|---6-7-9-------|----8-9-11-------|----10-11-13------13-][-7-------------|-9-------------|-11--------------|-13------------------]X2
06:18Guitar 3 - this maybe a keyboard. but you can play it for guitar too.*********[--------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------------][--------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------------][-9------------|-11-----------|--13---------------|-15---------------s---][---------9----|---------11---|------------13-----|------------15----\20-][--------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------------][--------------|--------------|-------------------|----------------------]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 06:29 Keyboards & Bells - Bbm ****************** --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 06:59 BRIDGE ******* Bbm D#m Bbm D#m Light shatters the skeleton circus Bbm C# Bbm And the carnival's deadly host Bbm D#m Bbm D#m No memory, nothing remembered Bbm C# Bbm From the pages of the Book of Ghosts G#m D#m Bbm F Though the system stays in place C G D A What if I'm no longer safe Bbm F Bbm D#m Night falling gathers at my heels Bbm C# Bbm Lines the contours of the cold parade Bbm D#m Bbm D#m Search everywhere, nothing is revealed Bbm C# Bbm Fear creeps along the cavalcade G#m D#m Bbm F Through the fields of evergreen C G D A Passing by as if unseen G#m D#m Bbm F Though the system stays the same C G D f What if I'm no longer sane. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 08:14 Keyboards - F# E D C# X2 ********** F# Weird bit ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
09:10Guitar Solo************ Tricky bit[-----------------------------------------|-----------][--br-----------s----s-------h-b-r--------|--p-p------][--9-8---7--6--6\11--\13-9--8-9---8--7--6-|-9-7-6--p--][-----------------------------------------|-------9-7-][-----------------------------------------|-----------][-----------------------------------------|-----------]
[----------------------------------|---------------------------------------][----------------------------------|---------------------------------------][--brp-----9--s-----b-------h-p----|------brp-----9--s-----b-------h-p-----][--9--7-9----9\11---9-9-7--6-7-6---|-7----9--7-9----9\11---9-9-7--6-7-6----][--------------------------------9-|------------------------------------9--][----------------------------------|---------------------------------------]
09:47 rake h[----------------------|-----7------------|----------7-7-10-7-------h-p----][-------------7-9-10---|--h----7----------|---7-9-10----------10-9-7-9-7---][---------7-6--------9-|-8-9-----9-8--7-6-|--7---------------------------9-][--s--6-7--------------|------------------|-7------------------------------][-6\9------------------|------------------|--------------------------------][----------------------|------------------|--------------------------------]
10:01 Extremley hard part (Not certain its right)[-----7----------|----------------h-h--p-p-----------------------][--h----7--------|--h-h----h-h---7-9-10-9-7--p-p----h-h-p-p------][-8-9-----9-8--7-|-6-7-9--6-7-9-------------9-7-6--6-7-9-7-6--p--][----------------|-------------------------------------------9-7-][----------------|-----------------------------------------------][----------------|-----------------------------------------------]
10:10 Trill......[---------------------------------|----------------------------------------][---------------------------------|----------------------------------------][-brp-----9--s-----b-------h-p----|--h-p-h-p-h-p-h-p-h-p---brp-----9--s----][-9--7-9----9\11---9-9-7--6-7-6---|-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-7--9--7-9----9\11--][-------------------------------9-|----------------------------------------][---------------------------------|----------------------------------------]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10:23 Keyboards ********** --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 10:47 CHORUS *******
[---------------|------------------|---------------|---------][---------------|------------------|---------------|---------][-11-13-10---s--|-11-13-10------s--|-11-13-10---s--|---------][----------11\9-|----------11-13\9-|----------11\9-|-13-9-11-][---------------|------------------|---------------|---------][---------------|------------------|---------------|---------]
[----------|----------|----------|----------][----------|----------|----------|----------][----------|----------|----------|----------][-15-11-13-|-16-13-15-|-18-15-16-|-15-15----][----------|----------|----------|-------16-][----------|----------|----------|----------]
pinch harmonic PH[-----------------|--------------------|-----------------][-----------------|--------------------|-----------------][-11-11-13-10--s--|-11-13-10-----b-r---|-11-11-13-10--s--][-------------9\7-|----------11-11---9-|-------------9\7-][-----------------|--------------------|-----------------][-----------------|--------------------|-----------------]
[---------|----------|----------|----------|----------|------s-][---------|----------|----------|----------|----------|-16-14\-][---------|----------|----------|----------|----------|--------][-13-9-11-|-15-11-13-|-16-13-15-|-18-15-16-|-20-16-18-|--------][---------|----------|----------|----------|----------|--------][---------|----------|----------|----------|----------|--------]
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- Outro 11:27 Keyboards ********** --------------------------------------------------------------------------- This is a nice IQ song. Hope someone finds it usefull. Enjoy...............
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