The Curse tab with lyrics by King Diamond - Easy chords and tabs for guitar

King Diamond – The Curse tab

King Diamond:  The Curse

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@polbox.com
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com

FIND EVERY MERCYFUL FATE/KING DIAMOND SONG AND
THE MOST UPDATED VERSION OF THIS SONG AT:

                          The Tab Crypt
                  http://abysslord.com/thetabcrypt/

Date last modified:  December 17, 2004

PLEASE DO NOT COPY THIS TAB TO ANOTHER SITE
WITHOUT AUTHORS' PERMISSION.  THANK YOU.

Tuning: Standard

Riff 1 (Play 2x)E|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-9-9---10-9-9---10---12-14-16-14-12-10-12-|A|-7-7----8-7-7----8---10-12-14-12-10--8-10-|E|------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-9-9---10-9-9---7---5---7---|A|-7-7----8-7-7---5---3---5---|E|----------------------------|
Riff 1aE|----------------|B|----------------|G|----------------|D|-9-9---10-9-9---|A|-7-7----8-7-7---|E|----------------|
Riff 2E|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|---4-5---9-7-5-4----4-5--9-7-7-|D|-------------------------------|A|-0-2-3---7-5-3-2--0-2-3--7-5-5-|E|-------------------------------|
"I know what you're thinking..."E|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---4-5---9-7-5-4----4-5----------|D|------------------------(0)------| <-- Guitar 2 plays notesA|-0-2-3---7-5-3-2--0-2-3--2-(3-3)-| in ()E|----------------------------5-5--| "I know what you're doing..."
Play Riff 1 "The power I get..."
Riff 3E|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|---------------------12---------------------11-|D|---------------------10----------------------9-|A|---------------------10----------------------7-|E|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0------0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0----|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * E|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------12------------------5-4-|D|---------------------10--------------5-4-----|A|---------------------10------------------3-2-|E|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0------0--0-0--0-0-3-2-----| * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 4E|----------|B|----------|G|----------|D|--4----5--|A|--2----3--|E|----------| "It was only yesterday..."
E|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|----------4------5----------4----7-6-|A|---------------------------------5-4-|E|-0-222222----0-3----0h22222----0-----| ****** **** * "...thunder rolling by..."
Riff 5E|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|--7----5----4--5-|A|--5----3----2--3-|E|-----------------| "The curse of the eye..."
Riff 3a (Play 2x)E|-----------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------|G|---------------------12---------------------11-|D|---------------------10----------------------9-|A|---------------------10----------------------7-|E|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0------0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0----| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 4 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 5 "The curse of the eye..."
Lead into next section:E|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--9--|A|--7--|E|-----|
Riff 6Guitar 1E|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|---10----9-----10----9-----10----9-----12-12-12-|A|----8----7------8----7------8----7-----10-10--9-|E|-0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----------|
* * * * * * *E|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|---10----9-----10----9-----10----9------7--7--7-|A|----8----7------8----7------8----7------5--5--4-|E|-0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0----------| * * * * * * *
Guitar 2 (Comes in for the second bar only)E|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|----9-----------9-----------9-----------7--7--7-|A|----7-----------7-----------7-----------5--5--4-|E|-0-----------0-----------0-----------0----------| * * * *
Play Riff 2 "I know what you're thinking..." Play Riff 6 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 2 "I know there's a bad side..." Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 4 "It was on the 1st of May..." Play Riff 5 "The curse of the eye..."
Ending:E|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-9--------------10---12-14-16-14-12-10-12-|A|-7---------------8---10-12-14-12-10--8-10-|E|------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-9-9---10-9-9---7---5---7---|A|-7-7----8-7-7---5---3---5---|E|----------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-9-9---10-9-9---10---12-14-16-14-12-10-12-|A|-7-7----8-7-7----8---10-12-14-12-10--8-10-|E|------------------------------------------|
"The power I get ..."E|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-9-9---10-9-9---7---5---7---|A|-7-7----8-7-7---5---3---5---|E|----------------------------|
"...is mine..."e|------------|B|------------|G|------------|D|-9--9---10--|A|-7--7----8--|E|------------| "...use it."
notation: ^ = bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ] ^r = bend and release x = mute with fret-hand * = mute with palm-hand X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = tap-on / = slide up \ = slide down h. = harmonics ah = artificial harmonic (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill
Please rate this tab:
x1.0