Mercyful Fate - Under The Spell tab

Mercyful Fate: Under The Spell

transcribed by:  Mikko Laakso
       solo by:  Serkan Gunturk
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
      2nd solo:  Rami Nuotio     :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1Guitar 1 e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4---------|A|-------------------------5-4-5-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2-------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4-----|A|-------------------------3-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2---|
Guitar 2 (only during intro)e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-11\---------------------------|A|--9\-------------------10-9-10-|E|-------------------------------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-11\-----------------------|A|--9\---------------------8-|E|---------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-11\---------------------------|A|--9\------------------12-11-12-|E|-------------------------------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-11\-----------------------|A|--9\--------------------10-|E|---------------------------|
Riff 1a (Solo Rhythm, Guitar 2 plays notes in () )e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4---------|A|-------------------------5-4-5-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2-------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4-----|A|-------------------------3-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2---|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4--(7-6-7)-|A|-------------------------5-4-5--|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2--------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4---5-|A|-------------------------3-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2---|
Soloe|---------------------------------------------------|B|-9---10-9h10p9------------9---10-9h10p9----9-12b14-|G|---------------11-9-11------------------11---------|D|---------------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------------------|
e|-14-16-17-16-14h16p14-----------14-16-17-16-14-------------|B|----------------------17b19-19-----------------17p16-14-13-|G|-----------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------|
e|-16-17-16h17p16-------------16-17-16h17p16----16(19b)21-|B|----------------19-17-19-19----------------19-----------|G|--------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------------------------|
e|-19b21-19-17-19-17h19p17-16-17-19s21p19s17----|B|-------------------------------------------19-|G|----------------------------------------------|D|----------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
End solo
Riff 2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-9-9--10---9---7---12--10---9---|A|-7-7---7---7---7---10---8---7---|E|-----0---0---0---0----0---0---0-|
* * * * * * * "There is something..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-7-9-9-----------------------------|A|-5-7-7-----------------------------|E|-------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "...with an evil glow..."
Riff 3e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-10----9--------10----9---------|A|--8----7---------8----7---------|E|----------0-0-0----------0-0-0--|
* * * * * * "Twisting, turning..."e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|-10-10-10---12---10---10-9--------------|A|--8--8--8---10----8----8-7--------------|E|---------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0--| * * * * * * "I'm looking out for my soul..."
Riff 3aGuitar 1e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-10----9--------10----9---------|A|--8----7---------8----7---------|E|----------0-0-0----------0-0-0--|
* * * * * * "Twisting, turning..."e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-10-10-10---12---10---10-9-------------|A|--8--8--8---10----8----8-7---8-7-8-7-5-|E|---------------------------------------| "I'm looking out for my soul..."
Guitar 2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--7----6---------7----6---------|A|--------------------------------|E|----------0-0-0----------0-0-0--|
* * * * * * "Twisting, turning..."e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|--7--7--7----9----7----7-6---7-6-7-6-7--|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------| "I'm looking out for my soul..."
Riff 1be|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4---------|A|-------------------------5-4-5-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2-------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|----------------------------5~-|D|-----4-----4---------4------a--|A|-------------------------3-----|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2-------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4---------|A|-------------------------5-4-5-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2-------|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-----4-----4---------4---5-|A|-------------------------3-|E|-0-2---0-2---2-0---2---2---|
Play Riff 2 "I have seen the..." Play Riff 3 "Dancing, blasphemous..."
Riff 3bGuitar 1e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-10----9--------10----9---------|A|--8----7---------8----7---------|E|----------0-0-0----------0-0-0--|
* * * * * * "Dancing, blasphemous..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-10-10-10---12---10---10-9-------|A|--8--8--8---10----8----8-7---8-7-|E|---------------------------------| "...uniting them all..."
Guitar 2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--7----6---------7----6---------|A|--------------------------------|E|----------0-0-0----------0-0-0--|
* * * * * * "Dancing, blasphemous..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|--7--7--7----9----7----7-6-------|A|-----------------------------8-7-|E|---------------------------------| "...uniting them all..."
Riff 4 (Solo Rhythm)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---------------------3-----|E|-0-3-4-5---3-5---3-5---5~~-|
* * * * * e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------7---6---5---|E|-0-3-4-5---3-5---5---5---5---8-|
* * * * * * e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------3-----|E|-3-4-5---3-5---3-5---5~~-|
* * * * e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------7---6---5---|E|-0-3-4-5---3-5---5---5---5---8-| * * * * * *
Riff 5 (solo rhythm)e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------5-----|E|-5-6-7---5-7---5-7---7~~-|
* * * * e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-------------------9---8---7----|E|-0-5-6-7---5-7---7---7---7---10-| * * * * * *
Lead into next section:e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------3-----|E|-3-4-5---3-5---3-5---5~~-|
* * * * e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|----------------------3--5--3--3-|E|-0-3-4-5---3-5---3-5-------------| * * *
Solo (over riffs 4 and 5, and leading into chorus)e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|-12-11-9-11-9h11p9----9----9\-------------------|D|-------------------12---12-----10---------------|A|----------------------------------12~~-10h12p10-|E|------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|------------------------9-10-9----9-9----9-10-12-10--9---9-10-9----9--------|A|-10--9----9-----9-10-12--------12-----12--------------12--------12---12-12~-|E|-------12----12-------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-14-----------------14-------------------14-----------------14---------------|G|----14-12-14-14--14----14-12-14----12-14----14-12-14-12--14----14-12-14-12~~-|D|--------------------------------14-------------------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-14-------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----1412-----12------------------------------------------------------|D|-----------14----14-1212-14-12-11--12-11--11--------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------12--10----10------------|E|-----------------------------------------------------12-----12-10-9~~-|
e|-----------------------------------------15------14----|B|-19---\-15-17-15-15-14----------14-15-17-----17-----15-|G|-----------------------16-15-16------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------|
e|---14-15--17-1514----14151514-----------------|B|-17--------------1717---------17---1715-14----|G|--------------------------------16---------16-|D|----------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------14-17^^--17^^r--15-17--1517--14-15-------14--|B|-1415--14----14-------14-1517-------------------------------------17--------|G|----------16---15--16-------------------------------------------------17----|D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|-1415--14----14-------14-15-17-15-15-15-14-15-14---14----10--------------|B|----------17----15-17----------------------------17---17-----14----14----|G|---------------------------------------------------------------16-----16-|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
(This bar blends into the chorus)e|--------------------------|B|-----------15~-sustain----|G|-16^---14-----------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|--------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 5aGuitar 1e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------5-5-5-5-6-6-6-|A|-5---------3---------1-------3-3-3-3-4-4-4-|E|-------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * "And I know this night so well..."e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-----------------------------2-2-2-2-5-5-5-|A|-8---------7---8-7-5---------0-0-0-0-3-3-3-|E|-------------------------------------------| * * * * * * * "Cause I have walked from here to hell..."
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------8-------------------|G|----------------10-9-10------9---------------------|D|-----12--------------------8-----------------------|A|---12------------------------------10101010-111111-|E|-10--------10-8---------------------8-8-8-8--9-9-9-|
* * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------|G|----------------10-9-10----------------------------|D|-----12------------------------8-------------------|A|---12------------------------8------7-7-7-7-101010-|E|-10--------10-8----------5-6--------5-5-5-5--8-8-8-| * * * * * * *
Play Riff 1aPlay Riff 2 "Was it the..."Play Riff 3 "Twisting, turning..."Play Riff 3a but use this ending:(Guitar 2 plays top notes)e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|-------(9)-(7)-(5)--|A|-8--7---5---3---2---|E|--------------------| "And then HE came at last..."
Riff 6e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------4----4-2-|A|---0--2-3-4-----0--2-3-4----0--2-3-4---2--0-2-0-|E|-2-----------2------------2---------------------|
Riff 6aGuitar 1e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------4----4-2-|A|---0--2-3-4-----0--2-3-4----0--2-3-4---2--0-2-0-|E|-2-----------2------------2---------------------|
Guitar 2e|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------4--2-4-2-|D|---0--2-3-4-----0--2-3-4----0--2-3-4------------|A|-2-----------2------------2---------------------|E|------------------------------------------------|
Play Riff 6 Solo Rhythm
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------6--4--6-4---|A|------4-5-6-------4-5-6-------4-5-6---4--2--4-2---|E|-4-7---------4-7---------4-7----------------------|
Play Riff 6 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 5a Solo Rhythm
Ending: (don't play the notes in () the first time)e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|-----------------------------|A|-----------------------5-----|E|-(5)-(6)-7---5-7---5-7---7~~-|
* * * * "Suddenly..."e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-------------------9---8---7----|E|-0-5-6-7---5-7---7---7---7---10-|
* * * * * * "And I..."e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|-------------------------|A|-------------------3-----|E|-3-4-5---3-5---3-5---5~~-|
* * * * "...as I saw HIM..."e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-------------------------------|A|-------------------7---6---5---|E|-0-3-4-5---3-5---5---5---5---8-| * * * * * * "...HE was drinking all the wine..."
Repeat the above, then:
e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-----------------|A|---9---8---7-----|E|-7---7---7----10-| * * * "I never should have seen it..."
e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|--------------------|A|---7---6---5----7\--|E|-5---5---5---8--5\--| * * * "I never should have understood."
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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