Mercyful Fate - Thirteen Invitations tab

Mercyful Fate: Thirteen Invitations

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

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Date last modified:  October 28, 2003

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1Guitar 1e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-12-12-----------12-12-----------|A|-10-10-----------10-10-----------|E|-------000000000-------000000000-|
********* *********e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-12-12------15-15------9-9--|A|-10-10------13-13------7-7--|E|-------0000-------0000------|
**** ****e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-12-12-----------12-12-----------|A|-10-10-----------10-10-----------|E|-------000000000-------000000000-|
********* *********e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-12-12------15-15-----------|A|-10-10------13-13------2-2--|E|-------0000-------0000-0-0--| **** ****
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-9-9-----------9-9-----------|A|-7-7-----------7-7-----------|E|-----------------------------|
e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-9-9------7-7------9-9--|A|-7-7------5-5------7-7--|E|------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-9-9-----------9-9-----------|A|-7-7-----------7-7-----------|E|-----------------------------|
e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-9-9------7-7-----------|A|-7-7------5-5------2-2--|E|-------------------0-0--|
Riff 2Guitar 1e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-12-12-----------12-12-----------|A|-10-10-----------10-10-----------|E|-------000000000-------000000000-|
********* *********e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-12-12---------------9-9-----------|A|-10-10------8-8------7-7-----------|E|-------0000-6-6-0000-----000000000-|
**** **** *********e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-12-12-----------12-12-----------|A|-10-10-----------10-10-----------|E|-------000000000-------000000000-|
********* *********e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|-12-12---------------9-9--------------|A|-10-10------8-8------7-7--------------|E|-------0000-6-6-0000-----000000-0-17\-| **** **** ******
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-9-9-----------9-9-----------|A|-7-7-----------7-7-----------|E|-----000000000-----000000000-|
********* *********e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-9-9------7-7------9-9-----------|A|-7-7------5-5------7-7-----------|E|-----0000-----0000-----000000000-|
**** **** *********e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-9-9-----------9-9-----------|A|-7-7-----------7-7-----------|E|-----000000000-----000000000-|
********* *********e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-9-9------7-7------9-9--------------|A|-7-7------5-5------7-7--------------|E|-----0000-----0000-----000000-0-17\-| **** **** ******
Riff 3 e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-----6h7p6-----6h7p6-----6h7---9--8-|A|-------------------------------7--6-|E|-4-4-------4-4-------4-4-----0------|
"The mansion was right on the shore..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-----6h7p6-----6h7p6-----6h7---7--|A|-------------------------------5--|E|-4-4-------4-4-------4-4-----0----| "Down by the lake..."
Riff 4Guitar 1 x2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|------6--5---------------------6--5--------|A|-4----4--3----------------4----4--3----7-6-|E|-2------------3-4-5-3-4-5-2------------5-4-| * * * * "Thirteen invitations..."
Guitar 2 x2e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|------4--3---------------------4--3--------|E|-2------------3-4-5-3-4-5-2------------5-4-| * * * *
Guitar 3e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|------6--5---------------------6--5--------|A|-4----4--3----------------4----4--3----7-6-|E|-2------------3-4-5-3-4-5-2------------5-4-|
* * * *e|-------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------|D|------6--5---------------------------------------------|A|-4----4--3--------------------------777-666666---------|E|-2------------3-4-5-3-4-5-555555555------------555-444-| * * * * ********* *** ****** *** ***
Riff 5Guitar 1e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------5-----|A|---7-----8-5----7-------8-5-|E|-0----0-------0----0--------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---7----8-5--8-------5-------|E|-0----0--------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------5-----|A|---7-----8-5----7-------8-5-|E|-0----0-------0----0--------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|---7----8-5--8-------5-------|E|-0----0--------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-7-----------------|A|-5-----------------|E|-5----000000000000-| ************
Guitar 2e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|-0--------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-------------8-------5-------|E|-0-------------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------------|E|-0--------------------------|
e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-------------8-------5-------|E|-0-------------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-7-----------------|A|-5-----------------|E|-5----000000000000-| ************
Riff 2a (Solo Rhythm)Guitar 1e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-12-12-----------12-12-----------|A|-10-10-----------10-10-----------|E|-------000000000-------000000000-|
********* *********e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-12-12------15-15------9-9-----------|A|-10-10------13-13------7-7-----------|E|-------0000-------0000-----000000000-|
**** **** *********e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-12-12-----------12-12-----------|A|-10-10-----------10-10-----------|E|-------000000000-------000000000-|
********* *********e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|-12-12------15-15------9-9--------------|A|-10-10------13-13------7-7--------------|E|-------0000-------0000-----000000-0-17\-| **** **** ******
Guitar 2e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-9-9-----------9-9-----------|A|-7-7-----------7-7-----------|E|-----000000000-----000000000-|
********* *********e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-9-9------7-7------9-9-----------|A|-7-7------5-5------7-7-----------|E|-----0000-----0000-----000000000-|
**** **** *********e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-9-9-----------9-9-----------|A|-7-7-----------7-7-----------|E|-----000000000-----000000000-|
********* *********e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------|D|-9-9------7-7------9-9--------------|A|-7-7------5-5------7-7--------------|E|-----0000-----0000-----000000-0-17\-| **** **** ******
Solo x2e|-12^--12^--12^--12^~~~----10^--9^-----7^-10^~~-|B|-15^--15^--15^--15^~~~----13^-12^----10^-13^~~-|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3 "They gathered around..." Play Riff 4 "Thirteen invitations..."
Riff 5aGuitar 1e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------| ---|D|----------------------5-----| |A|---7-----8-5----7-------8-5-| |E|-0----0-------0----0--------| |
|--> Play 2xe|-----------------------------| |B|-----------------------------| |G|-----------------------------| |D|-----------------------------| --|A|---7----8-5--8-------5-------|E|-0----0--------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|---7----8-5-8----------7----8-5-8--|E|-0----0--------------0----0--------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-8-------5-------8-------5-------|E|---5-6-7---7-6-5---5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|--------------|A|---7----8-5-8-|E|-0----0-------|
Guitar 2e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------| ---|D|----------------------------| |A|----------------------------| |E|-0--------------------------| |
|--> Play 2xe|-----------------------------| |B|-----------------------------| |G|-----------------------------| |D|-----------------------------| --|A|-------------8-------5-------|E|-0-------------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-9---------------------------------|A|-7---------------------------------|E|-0-------------------0-------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-8-------5-------8-------5-------|E|---5-6-7---7-6-5---5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|--------------|A|--------------|E|-0------------|
Riff 6 (Slight Distortion) x4e|-------0-------------------------|B|-----3---3-----------3-------3---|G|---2-------2-------2---2---0---0-|D|-0-----------0-------------------|A|---------------0-3-------2-------|E|---------------------------------|
"So you want to be alive forevermore..."e|--------------------------|B|-3--------3-------3----3--|G|-2------2---2---0---0--2--|D|-0---------------------0--|A|-0----3-------2--------0--|E|--------------------------| "Turning the wheel, turning the wheel of time."
Riff 7e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-8-----7-----7-8-8-----7-----7-8-|E|---0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
"But first we must play a game..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-----------------5---------------|A|-8-----7-----7-8---8-7-8-7-5-----|E|---0-0---0-0-----------------8-7-| "...a game of souls..."
Riff 7aGuitar 1 e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-8-----7-----7-8-8-----7-----7-8-|E|---0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
"Sit down!"e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-----------------5---------------|A|-8-----7-----7-8---8-7-8-7-5-----|E|---0-0---0-0-----------------8-7-| "Deal those cards!"
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-8-----7-----7-8-8-----7-----7-8-|E|---0-0---0-0-------0-0---0-0-----|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|------------------7------------------|D|-------------9-10---10-9-10-9-7------|A|-8-----7------------------------10-9-|E|---0-0---0-0-------------------------|
Riff 7be|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-10-----9-----9-10-10-----9-----9-10-|A|--8-----7-----7--8--8-----7-----7--8-|E|----0-0---0-0---------0-0---0-0------|
* * * * * * * * "They played all night..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-10-----9---------5---------------|A|--8-----7-----7-8---8-7-8-7-5-----|E|----0-0---0-0-----------------8-7-| * * * *
Riff 8Guitar 1e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-----6-----6---6-----5-----6--5-|E|-4-4---4-4---4---3-3---3-3------| * * * * * * * * * "High will win, low is the sin"
Guitar 2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-6---------------5--------------|E|--------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-6-----------8-6-5--------------|E|--------------------------------|
Play Riff 7b "They played all night..." Play Riff 8 "High will win..." Play Riff 7a "The final card..."
Lead into the solo rhythme|---------|B|---------|G|---------|D|----6--7-|A|-6--4--5-|E|-4-------|
Play Riff 6 Solo Rhythm
Soloe|---------------------------------------------|B|-5-6--8-6h8p6-5--------5-6p5-----------------|G|----------------7~~----------5---------------|D|-------------------------------5-\3-\2-3-3~~-|A|---------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------12~~--10p9h10p9h10p9~-|D|-2-------2-3-----------------------------------------------|A|---5-3-5-----5~~----5/12~\--9/15~\-------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------19----18----17h18p17----|B|------17-18--------17-18-19----19----19----------19-|G|-7/19-------19~~------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------|
e|-17--------------------------------------------------|B|----19-18p17-----17-18-20^-(20)p18p17-18-17h18p17----|G|-------------19-----------------------------------19-|D|-----------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------|
e|---------------------|B|-17-------17h18------|G|----17h19-------19~~-|D|---------------------|A|---------------------|E|---------------------|
End Solo
Lead into the next section:e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|--------------|A|--------------|E|-000000000000-| ************
Play Riff 2 Solo Rhythm
Solo x2e|-12^--12^--12^--12^~~~----10^--9^-----7^-10^~~-|B|-15^--15^--15^--15^~~~----13^-12^----10^-13^~~-|G|-----------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------|
End Solo Play Riff 3 "They could never..." Play Riff 4 "Thirteen invitations..."
Riff 5bGuitar 1e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------| ---|D|----------------------5-----| |A|---7-----8-5----7-------8-5-| |E|-0----0-------0----0--------| |
|--> Play 2xe|-----------------------------| |B|-----------------------------| |G|-----------------------------| |D|-----------------------------| --|A|---7----8-5--8-------5-------|E|-0----0--------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-----------------|A|-8-------5-------|E|---5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * * * e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|--------------|A|---7----8-5-8-|E|-0----0-------|
Guitar 2e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------| ---|D|----------------------------| |A|----------------------------| |E|-0--------------------------| |
|--> Play 2xe|-----------------------------| |B|-----------------------------| |G|-----------------------------| |D|-----------------------------| --|A|-------------8-------5-------|E|-0-------------5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * *e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-----------------|A|-8-------5-------|E|---5-6-7---7-6-5-|
* * * * * * * * e|--------------|B|--------------|G|--------------|D|-9------------|A|-7------------|E|-0------------|
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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