King Diamond – The Candle tab

King Diamond:  The Candle

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@poczta.onet.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com
            
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Date last modified:  26-09-01

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------666-------------|E|-666666666666-999999999999-888888888888-----999-888-999-| ************ ************ ************ *** *** *** ***
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----888-999-888-----888-999-888-----888-999-888-666-------------|E|-666-------------666-------------666-----------------999-888-999-| *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Riff 2Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------333-------------|E|-333333333333-666666666666-555555555555-----666-555-666-| ************ ************ ************ *** *** *** ***
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|A|-----555-666-555-----555-666-555-----555-666-555-333-------------|E|-333-------------333-------------333-----------------666-555-666-| *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Riff 3e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-4-4-----------3-3-----------4-4-----------|A|-2-2-2222-2222-2-2-2222-2222-2-2-2222-2222-|E|-------------------------------------------|
**** **** **** **** **** **** "Here I am..."e|---------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------------------|A|-6-6-----------5-5-----------6-6-----------5-5-----------|E|-4-4-4444-4444-4-4-4444-4444-4-4-4444-4444-4-4-4444-4444-|
**** **** **** **** **** **** **** **** "...again by that flame..."e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-6----2------------------------------------|A|-4----0--------666-777-666-----666-777-666-|E|-----------444-------------444-------------|
*** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** "In every candle..."e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-6----2------------------------------|A|-4----0------------------------------|E|-----------222222222222-444444444444-| ************ ************ "I see the same face..."
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2 Play Riff 3 "Eyes in pain..." Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 3 "Time has come..."
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|--------------------2---------------5--5-7-|A|-2--2-xx-2--0-2-3-5----2--2-xx-2----3--3-5-|E|-0--0-xx-0-------------0--0-xx-0--0--------|
*e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|--------------------2---------------7--7-5-|A|-2--2-xx-2--0-2-3-5----2--2-xx-2----5--5-3-|E|-0--0-xx-0-------------0--0-xx-0--0--------| *
Riff 5e|-------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------| D|-0-----0-----0-2-2-----2-----2-2-0-----0-----0h2-| A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-1-1-1-1-1-1-2-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0h2-|E|-------------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * "Ohhhh...."
Riff 6e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-------5-----7----------5-----7---|A|---------7-----8----------7-----8-|E|-0-0-0-----0------0-0-0-----0-----| * * * * * * * *
Repeat Riff 6 "...ah!" Play Riff 5 "Ohhhh..." Play Riff 6 "The jonah..." Play Riff 5 "Ohhhh..." Play Riff 6
Lead into next section:e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|----------------------|D|-5-----7----5-----7---|A|---7-----8----7-----8-|E|-----0----------0-----| * *
Riff 7e|---------------|B|---------------|G|---------------|D|-10-9----5-7-8-|A|--8-7----3-5-6-|E|---------------| "Ah..."
Play Riff 1 Play Riff 2 Play Riff 3 "In twisted key..."
Riff 8 (Solo Rhythm) x2e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-|A|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-|E|---000---000---000----------000---000--------|
*** *** *** *** *** e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-|D|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-|A|---000---000---000----------000---000--------|E|---------------------------------------------|
*** *** *** *** *** e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-9-7-9-|D|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-7-5-7-|A|---000---000---000----------000---000--------------|E|---------------------------------------------------|
*** *** *** *** *** e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----5-9-10-|A|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----5-7--8-|E|---000---000---000----------000---000--------|
*** *** *** *** *** e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-5-----5-----5-----10--9--5-----5-----|A|-5-----5-----5------8--7--5-----5-----|E|---000---000---000----------000---000-| *** *** *** *** ***
Ending:e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------|A|-8-6---6------8-6---6------8-6---6-----|E|-----8---8-7------8---8-7------8---8-7-|
e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|------------------------|A|-----666-777-6----9-----|E|-444--------------7--4\-| ***
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
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