Mercyful Fate - Church Of Saint Anne tab

Mercyful Fate:  Church Of Saint Anne

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
     edited by: Rami Nuotio     :  rami.nuotio@nic.fi

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Date last modified:  October 24, 2003

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Tuning: 7-string guitar


Riff 1 (intro)e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------9-7-------------|D|-9----7----9----7----6--------9-8-7-------|A|-7----5----7----5----4--------------10-7~-|E|---------------------------------------a--|B|------------------------------------------|
Guitar fill over introe|---------------------------------------|B|-5-------3-------5-------3-------2-----|G|-7b9~----5b7~----7b9~----5b7~----4b6~--|D|---------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|
Riff 2 e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|---------2--------4------2-4-5~-|E|-----------------------------a--|B|-2-2-2-2----2-2-2----2-2--------|
* * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|------------------4b5r4p2---4b5r4p2----|A|---------4--------a-------4-a-------5~-|E|------------------------------------a--|B|-2-2-2-2----2-2-2----------------------| * * * * * * *
Lead in to the versee|------------|B|------------|G|------------|D|-5----------|A|-5----------|E|------//\\--|B|------------|
Play Riff 2 (Verse) "Oh Father, did you speak to God?"
Riff 3 (Slight palm mutes on chords)e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-5-5-5--5--5--5----7-5-|A|-5-5-5--5--5--5----7-5-|E|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|
"In the church...."e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|-3-3-3--3--3--3-----------|A|-3-3-3--3--3--3---/10--8~-|E|-----------------------a--|B|--------------------------| "...of Saint Anne..."
Play Riff 2 "Oh Father, your eyes could heal the sick"
Riff 1ae|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|----------------9-7-------------|D|-9----7----6--------9-8-7-------|A|-7----5----4--------------10-7~-|E|-----------------------------a--|B|--------------------------------| "Yeah, heal the sick"
Guitar fill over Riff 1ae|-----------------------|B|-5-------3-------2-----|G|-7b9~----5b7~----4b6~--|D|-----------------------|A|-----------------------|E|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|
Play Riff 2 "Oh Father, no one could ever forget" Play Riff 3 "In the Church of Saint Anne." Play Riff 2 "Oh Father, God left you for dead!"
Riff 4 (Slight Distortion) x2 x4e|------------------0-----0-----|--------0-----|B|------------------------------|------0---0---|G|--------------------8-----8---|----5-------5-|D|-7----9--9--7--9------9-----9-|--3-----------|A|-0---(0)(0)-0-(0)-------------|--------------|E|------------------------------|--------------|B|------------------------------|--------------| "It was a black year..."
Riff 4a (Full Distortion) x2 x4e|------------------0-----0-----|--------0-----|B|------------------------------|------0---0---|G|--------------------8-----8---|----5-------5-|D|-7----9--9--7--9------9-----9-|--3-----------|A|-0---(0)(0)-0-(0)-------------|--------------|E|------------------------------|--------------|B|------------------------------|--------------| * * * "It was a black year..."
Lead in to the solo rhythme|-----|B|-----|G|-----|D|--5--|A|--5--|E|-----|B|-----|
Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-------------------------------------------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|B|-------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------|D|---------------------------------------------|A|---------------------------------------------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|B|---------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-----------------------------------|A|-----------------------------------|E|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0-|B|-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 4
Riff 6e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-----5---3---5-3~--3-5---6---3-5~-|E|----------------------------------|B|-3-3---3---3-----------3---3------|
* * * * * * "The sick got sicker..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----------------------3------|A|-5-3---5---6-5~--5-6-------6~-|E|---------------------------a--|B|-----3---3-----------3---3----| * * * *
Riff 4a (Slight Distortion) x4e|--------0-----|B|------0---0---|G|----5-------5-|D|--3-----------|A|--------------|E|--------------|B|--------------| "But God was never there..."
Riff 6ae|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|----------------------------------|A|-----7---5---7-5~--5-7---8---5-7~-|E|-0-0---0---0-----------0---0------|B|----------------------------------|
* * * * * * "So they threw you out..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-----------------------5------|A|-7-5---7---8-7~--7-8-------8~-|E|-----0---0-----------0---0-a--|B|------------------------------| * * * *
Riff 4a (Full Distortion) x2 x2e|------------------0-----0-----|--------0-----|B|------------------------------|------0---0---|G|--------------------8-----8---|----5-------5-|D|-7----9--9--7--9------9-----9-|--3-----------|A|-0---(0)(0)-0-(0)-------------|--------------|E|------------------------------|--------------|B|------------------------------|--------------|
* * * "It was a black year..."e|------------------0-----0-------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------8-----8-----------------------|D|-7----9--9--7--9------9-----9----7----9--9--7--9--|A|-0---(0)(0)-0-(0)----------------0---(0)(0)-0-(0)-|E|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------| "It was a black year, when the miracles began."
Riff 2ae|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|---------2--------4------2-4-5~-|E|-----------------------------a--|B|-2-2-2-2----2-2-2----2-2--------|
* * * * * * * * * e|------------------|B|------------------|G|------------------|D|------------------|A|---------4--------|E|------------------|B|-2-2-2-2----2-2-2-|
* * * * * * *e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-4b5r4p2----4b5r4p2----4b5r4p2----|A|-a-------4~-a-------4~-a-------4~-|E|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|
Riff 7e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-4-------6-------4-------7-6-7-|A|-2-------4-------2-------5-4-5-|E|-------------------------------|B|---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2-------|
* * * * * * * * * "They saw him in the chapel"e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-4-------6-------7---------4--|A|-2-------4-------5---------2--|E|------------------------------|B|---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2-2----|
* * * * * * * * * *e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-4-------6-------4-------7-6-7-|A|-2-------4-------2-------5-4-5-|E|-------------------------------|B|---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2-------|
* * * * * * * * *e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|-4-------6-------7-|A|-2-------4-------5-|E|-------------------|B|---2-2-2---2-2-2---|
* * * * * *e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-4b5r4p2----4b5r4p2----4b5r4p2----|A|-a-------4~-a-------4~-a-------4~-|E|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|
Song fades out with this:e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-------------------------------|D|-4-------6-------4-------7-6-7-|A|-2-------4-------2-------5-4-5-|E|-------------------------------|B|---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2-------|
* * * * * * * * *e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|------------------------------|D|-4-------6-------7---------4--|A|-2-------4-------5---------2--|E|------------------------------|B|---2-2-2---2-2-2---2-2-2-2----| * * * * * * * * * *
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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