King Diamond - Pictures In Red tab

King Diamond:  Pictures In Red

transcribed by:  Rami Nuotio     :  midiamond@sci.fi
                 Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com

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Date last modified:  July 07, 2007

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Tuning: Standard

Rhythm is played with electric clean guitar with reverb

NOTE: For Riffs 1 and 2 one channel plays the slide shown,
the other channel just plays the top notes as a pull-off.
They switch back and forth between which one does the slide
and which one does the pull-off.

Riff 1e|-----------------------------------|B|-----6-----5-----6-----5------6\-5-|G|---7---7-----7-----7-----7---(7)\6-|D|-7-------7-----7-----7-----7-(7)\6-|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|-----5-----4-----5-----4-----5p4-|G|---6---6-----6-----6-----6-------|D|-6-------6-----6-----6-----6-----|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|B|-----6-----5-----6-----5------6\-5-|G|---7---7-----7-----7-----7---(7)\6-|D|-7-------7-----7-----7-----7-(7)\6-|A|-----------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------|
"In the hallway..."e|----------------------|B|-----5-----4-------4--|G|---6---6-----6-----5--|D|-6-------6-----(0)-6--|A|----------------------|E|----------------------| "...on the floor."
Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|---------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------|G|-12b14----(14)r12----------------------------------------|D|------------------/12----14--15--14----(14)\-------------|A|---------------------------------------------11----(11)/-|E|---------------------------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------------------|B|--------------15----(15)\--9----(9)\------------|G|-14----(14)\--------------------------8----(8)\-|D|------------------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 1 "I hear voices..."
Riff 2e|----------------------------------------------|B|-------9-------8-------9-------8---------9\-8-|G|----10---10------10------10------10----(10)\9-|D|-10---------10------10------10------10-(10)\9-|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
"Go to sleep..."e|---------------------------------|B|-----8-----7-----8-----7-----8p7-|G|---9---9-----9-----9-----9-------|D|-9-------9-----9-----9-----9-----|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
"I will tell..."e|----------------------------------------------|B|-------9-------8-------9-------8---------9\-8-|G|----10---10------10------10------10----(10)\9-|D|-10---------10------10------10------10-(10)\9-|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
"I will tell you..."e|----------------------|B|-----8-----7-------7--|G|---9---9-----9-----8--|D|-9-------9-----(0)-9--|A|----------------------|E|----------------------| "...why I'm here."
Play Riff 1 "Am I dreaming..."
Ending:e|---------------------|B|-5p4----------5p3----|G|-----5------------4--|D|---------------------|A|---------------------|E|---------------------| "Pictures in red."
Notation: 10^ = bend a quarter step. 10b11 = bend a half step. 10b12 = bend a full step. 10b12r10 = bend and release. [10]12 = pre-bend. [10]12r10 = pre-bend and release. {14} = pick the 14th fret while holding the most previous bend. <17> = touch the string above the 17th fret while previous note(s) is(are) still ringing. 10b13* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret. 7d4* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 12~* = tremolo bar vibrato. x = mute with fret-hand * = palm mute X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = finger tap / = slide up \ = slide down h. = natural harmonics a = artificial harmonics (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill
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