Mercyful Fate - Mandrake tab

Mercyful Fate:  Mandrake

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
     edited by: Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com
               
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Date last modified: October 22, 2003

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Tuning: Standard

Introe|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|----------4/5-----5-----------|D|----------4/5-----5-----------|A|------------------------------|E|-0h2-2222-----222------000000-|
**** *** ****** e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|----------4--------3------2--2--------|A|----------4--------3------2--2--------|E|-0h2-2222---222222---2222------000000-|
**** ****** **** ****** e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|----------4/5-----5-----------|D|----------4/5-----5-----------|A|------------------------------|E|-0h2-2222-----222------000000-|
**** *** ****** e|-----------------------------|B|-----------------------------|G|-----------------------------|D|----------4--------3------2--|A|----------4--------3------2--|E|-0h2-2222---222222---2222----| **** ****** ****
Riff 1e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|----------4/5-----5-----------|D|----------4/5-----5-----------|A|------------------------------|E|-0h2-2222-----222------000000-|
**** *** ****** "Poisonous mandrake..." e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|D|----------4--------3------2--2--------|A|----------4--------3------2--2--------|E|-0h2-2222---222222---2222------000000-|
**** ****** **** ****** "You dangerous root..."e|------------------------------|B|------------------------------|G|----------4/5-----5-----------|D|----------4/5-----5-----------|A|------------------------------|E|-0h2-2222-----222------000000-|
**** *** ****** "One of the three..." e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|----------4--------3------2--2--|A|----------4--------3------2--2--|E|-0h2-2222---222222---2222-------| **** ****** **** "...when a man's time..."
Riff 2e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------9--11-|A|-5h7------12p11------7---9-|E|-0---0000-------0000-------|
**** **** "You look so human..."e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------9--12-|A|------12p11------7--10-|E|-0000-------0000-------|
**** ****e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-----------------4--3------------|A|------12p11------2--1------------|E|-0000-------0000-------00-3h5-3~-| **** **** ** "So different than any..."
Play Riff 1 "White Mandragora..." Play Riff 2 "You look so human..."
Riff 3e|--------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|G|--------5p3------5---------5p2-4----4-|D|-5------------------4-----------------|A|-3-3333-----3333----2-2222-------22---|E|--------------------------------------|
**** **** **** ** "Your leaves spread out..."e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|-------------------------10-------|D|---------3------------------9-----|A|----3------3-2-3-0-5-6-x------8-7-|E|-00-1-----------------------------| ** "So close to the ground..."
Riff 4 (chorus) x3e|--------------------------|--------------------|B|--------------------------|--------------------|G|--------------------------|-----------10-------|D|--------------------------|----7--8------9-----|A|------7p5---5-7-5-7~------|-5--5--6-x------8-7-|E|-0000-----7----------0000-|-3------------------|
**** **** "Mandrake root..." x3e|--------------------------|------|B|--------------------------|------|G|--------------------------|------|D|--------------------------|----7-|A|------7p5---5-7-5-7~------|-5--5-|E|-0000-----7----------0000-|-3----| **** **** "Mandrake root..."
Riff 5 (Guitar 2 plays notes in () )e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-6-6-xxx-6-6-xxx-4-4-xxx-2-2-xxx-|A|-4-4-xxx-4-4-xxx-2-2-xxx-0-0-xxx-|E|---------------------------------|
"Your juice..."e|-(3)-----------------------------|B|-(3)-----------------------------|G|-(0)-----------------------------|D|-------------------------------7-|A|--2-[let ring]--------------5--5-|E|--3-------------------------3----|
"...has been known to take away life."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-6-6-xxx-6-6-xxx-4-4-xxx-2-2-xxx-|A|-4-4-xxx-4-4-xxx-2-2-xxx-0-0-xxx-|E|---------------------------------|
"Cause insanity..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-5-5-555-5-5-555-5-5-555-5-|A|-3-3-333-3-3-333-3-3-333-3-|E|---------------------------| "Am I losing my mind?"
Riff 6 (Solo Rhythm)e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------2-|A|---------------------------------0-|E|-3p2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3p2-2---|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------4-|A|---------------------------------2-|E|-3p2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3p2-2---|
* * * * * * * * * * * * e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-7---------7--------------7-6-----|A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-4-----5-4-|E|----------------------------------|
* * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------2-|A|---------------------------------0-|E|-3p2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3p2-2---|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|---------------------------------4-|A|---------------------------------2-|E|-3p2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3p2-2---|
* * * * * * * * * * * * e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|----------------------------------|D|-7---------7--------------7-6-----|A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--5-4-----5-4-|E|----------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-5---------5------------5-4------5-|A|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3-----/5-7---|E|-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * *
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-7--------------------8---------| -----|A|--------------------------------| |E|---5-5-5-5-6--5-5-5-5---5-5-5-5-| |
* * * * * * * * * * * * |e|---------------------------| |--> Play 3xB|---------------------------| |G|---------------------------| |D|-5h7-5---------------------| ----------|A|-------7-8~--7~--5~--4-----|E|-----------------------6-5-|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-----------5-------------------------|A|---------------------5---------5-----|E|-3-3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---3-3-3-3---6-5-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-----------5---------3---------------|A|-------------------------------------|E|-1-1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1---1-1-1-1-1-3-1-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------|A|-5h7---------5h7---------5h7---------2-3-3-|E|-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0---0-0-0-0-0-1-1-|
* * * * * * * * * * * * e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|-----------------------|D|-----------------------| ---> Play 4xA|-2--2-2--2-2--2-2--3-3-|E|-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--1-1-|
Riff 7 x7e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|---------------0--5-|D|-7-------7-----0--5-|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|E|--------------------|
* * * * * "In the olden days..."e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|---------------0--5-------------------------------|D|-7-------7-----0--5--8--7-5-7--5---5--------------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-------------------8----8-7-8--7--5-|E|--------------------------------------------------| * * * * * "...you had to, tie a string from the neck of a..."
Riff 7aBoth guitars x3e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|---------------0--5-|D|-7-------7-----0--5-|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0------|E|--------------------| * * * * * "Black dog..."
Guitar 1e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|---------------0--5-------------------------|D|-7-------7-----0--5-------------------------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0----------4-5-7--5-7-8--5-7-8-|E|---------------------6----------------------|
* * * * * "And with meat..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|------5--------------------------|A|--7-8----8-7-8--7-5-7--5-4-5-4---|E|-------------------------------6-| "...you must lure the dog..."
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|---------------0--5-----6-7-9--7-9-10--7-9-10-|D|-7-------7-----0--5--8------------------------|A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
* * * * * "And with meat..."e|------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------|G|-9-10-12--10-9-10--9-7-9--7-6-7-6---|D|----------------------------------8-|A|------------------------------------|E|------------------------------------| "...you must lure the dog..."
Riff 8e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-----------------5-3-6-6-------------------|A|-5--5----6--6--------4-4----3-1-3-1-3-1----|E|-3--3----4--4---------------------------1~-|
"...ground. Cover your ears!"e|--------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------|D|-----------------5-3-6-6--------------------|A|-5--5----6--6--------4-4----3-1-3-1-3-1-----|E|-3--3----4--4---------------------------3-4-|
Play Riff 7 (the first bar only 3 times)
Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-10----3----2----7--------3----7----5------|A|--8----1----0----5--------1----5----3----5-|E|-----------------------------------------3-|
e|-------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------|D|-10----3----2----7-------------3----7----5-|A|--8----1----0----5--------5----1----5----3-|E|--------------------------3----------------|
Soloe|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|--------------------------7-9-10~-|D|--3~--5-7-8-7-5-7~--5-7-8---------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------|B|-------------------------------|G|-10b12-10~--9-10-9h10p9----10~-|D|------------------------12-----|A|-------------------------------|E|-------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------8-|G|------------------------7-9-10\9-10---|D|-7-8-7---------------7----------------|A|-------10-8-7----7-8------------------|E|--------------10----------------------|
e|----------------------------------------|B|-10h11-10h11p10-8-----------------------|G|-------------------10-9-10-9--7----7-9--|D|--------------------------------10------|A|----------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------|B|----10-13-10--13b15r13-10h13p10-------|G|-10-----------------------------10~~\-|D|--------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------|E|--------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-3b5r3-3-2-3~--2-3-2-0-2-0-----------|D|-----------a-------------------------|A|----------------------------5~--7-8~-|E|-------------------------------------|
e|------15--12h15p12----------------------------------|B|----x--------------13-------------------------------|G|---x-----------------12\9-12\9----------------------|D|--x----------------------------10-14\10-------------|A|-x--------------------------------------10\7--(7)\3-|E|----------------------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 9e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|--------8------8--------------------------|D|--------8------8--------------------------|A|------------------------------------------|E|-555555---5555------555555-5\3-333333-3/5-|
****** **** ****** ******e|--------5---------------------------|B|--------5-------9------8--8---------|G|----------------8------7--7---------|D|------------------------------------|A|------------------------------------|E|-555555---55555---5555-------000000-| ****** ***** **** ******
Play Riff 1 "White Mandragora..." Play Riff 2 "You look so human..." Play Riff 3 "Your leaves spread out..." Play Riff 4 "Mandrake root..." Play Riff 5 "Your juice has been known..."
This is right after riff 5e|------------|B|------------|G|---10-------|D|------9-----|A|-x------8-7-|E|------------|
Riff 4a (chorus) x3e|--------------------------|--------------------|B|--------------------------|--------------------|G|--------------------------|-----------10-------|D|--------------------------|----7--8------9-----|A|------7p5---5-7-5-7~------|-5--5--6-x------8-7-|E|-0000-----7----------0000-|-3------------------|
**** **** "Mandrake root..." x3e|--------------------------|B|--------------------------|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|------7p5---5-7-5-7~------|E|-0000-----7----------0000-| **** ****
EndingBoth guitarse|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-------------------------|D|----------6--5--6--------|A|----5--6-----------8-----|E|-3--------------------7--| "...poisonous thing that everyone is calling..."
Guitar 1e|------------|B|------------|G|------------|D|--9-9-9-9\--|A|--7-7-7-7\--|E|------------| "...LOVE!"
Guitar 2e|-12----12----12----12------|B|-15b17-15b17-15b17-15b17\--|G|---------------------------|D|---------------------------|A|---------------------------|E|---------------------------| "...LOVE!"
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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