Holy Water tab with lyrics by Mercyful Fate for guitar @ Guitaretab

Mercyful Fate – Holy Water tab

Mercyful Fate:  Holy Water

transcribed by: Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com
                Mika Ristiranta :  m_ristiranta@hotmail.com

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Date last modified:  October 23, 2003

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Tuning: Standard


Riff 1Guitar 1e|-----------------------|B|-----------------------|G|--------------10----9--|D|-7-------------8----7--|A|-5---------------------|E|-----------------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-0-|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *e|----------|B|----------|G|-10----9--|D|--8----7--|A|----------|E|----------|
Guitar 2e|----------------------|B|----------------------|G|-2------------3----2--|D|-0------------0----0--|A|-0--------------------|E|----------------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|-2-------------------------------|D|-0-------------------------------|A|-0-------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E|---------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 2Guitar 1e|---------------------------------------|B|-6------6------6----6------6------6----|G|-7------7------7----7------7------7----|D|---0-0----0-0----0----0-0----0-0----0--|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|-8------8------8----8------8------8----|G|-7------7------7----7------7------7----|D|---0-0----0-0----0----0-0----0-0----0--|A|---------------------------------------|E|---------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------------|B|-10-----10-----10---10-----10-----10---|G|--7------7------7----7------7------7---|D|----0-0----0-0----0----0-0----0-0------|A|-------------------------------------0-|E|---------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * *
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|-2-----2-----2---2-----2-----2---|D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|-3-----3-----3---3-----3-----3---|D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|A|---------------------------------|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|-5-----5-----5---5-----5-----5---|D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|A|-------------------------------0-|E|---------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * *
Riff 3Guitar 1e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-14-14---12---14---15---14---12---14-14---|A|--0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0--0-0-|E|------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * "I don't want that holy water..."e|---------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------|D|-14-14---12---9---10-10-10-------------|A|--0--0-0--0-0-0-0--0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|E|---------------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * "...it makes me burn..."
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------|D|-10-10---9---10---12---10---9---10-10---|A|--0--0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0--0-0--0-0-|E|----------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * "I don't want that holy water..."e|-----------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------|D|-10-10---9---5---7-7-7-------------|A|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|E|-----------------------------------| * * * * * * * * * * "...it makes me burn..."
Riff 4Guitar 1e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-15-15--14-------15-15--14-------15-15---14---|D|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0--0-0-|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * "I'd rather drink..." e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|-12---10---12---14---10-----|D|--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-0-|A|----------------------------|E|----------------------------| * * * * * * "...go to hell..."
Guitar 2e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-12-12--10-------12-12--10-------12-12---10---|D|--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0-0-0-0-0--0--0-0--0-0-|A|----------------------------------------------|E|----------------------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * * "I'd rather drink..." e|-------------------------|B|-------------------------|G|-9---7---9---10----7-----|D|-0-0-0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0-|A|-------------------------|E|-------------------------| * * * * * * "...go to hell..."
Ending to riff 4:Guitar 1e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|-----------3-----5--|D|-7---------0-----0--|A|-5------------------|E|--------------------|
Guitar 2e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|-2--------10----12--|D|-0---------8----10--|A|-0------------------|E|--------------------| "Oh yeah..."
Riff 5e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|-2-4---4---4---10---9---12---10-|A|-0-2-x-2-0-2-0--8-0-7-0-10-0--8-|E|--------------------------------|
* * * * * "High on the..."e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-2-4---4---4---10---9---12-|A|-0-2-x-2-0-2-0--8-0-7-0-10-|E|---------------------------| * * * *
Riff 6Guitar 1e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7\6-----------4---6---7---6---4-|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * "Wash away..."e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-7\6--------------7-----|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-0--7-----|E|------------------------|
* * * * * * "If that's what you believe..."e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7\6-----------4---6---7---6---4-|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * "But keep in mind..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-7\6------------------------|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4--------------|E|---------------0-3--2--3--5-| * * * * * "...who is it..."
Guitar 2e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7\6-----------4---6---7---6---4-|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * "Wash away..."e|------------------------|B|------------------------|G|------------------------|D|-7\6--------------7--9--|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-0--7--7--|E|------------------------|
* * * * * *e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|-7\6-----------4---6---7---6---4-|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|E|---------------------------------|
* * * * * * * * * "But keep in mind..."e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|-7\6------------------------|A|-5\4-4-4-4-4-4--------------|E|---------------0-3--2--3--5-| * * * * * "...who is it..."
Play Riff 5 "Cast a stone..." Play Riff 6 "Wash away..."
Riff 7 (Solo Rhythm)Guitar 1 x3e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-2-4----2-4----4-7--------7-6-5-|E|-0-2----0-2----2-5--------5-4-3-|
Guitar 2e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-----------------4--------------|E|-0-2----0-2----2----------5-4-3-|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-2-4----2-4----4----------------|E|-----------------5--------5-4-3-|
e|--------------------------------|B|--------------------------------|G|--------------------------------|D|--------------------------------|A|-----------------4--------------|E|-0-2----0-2----2----------5-4-3-|
RIFF 8 (2 times)e|----------------------------|B|----------------------------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|----------------------3-5-3-|E|-5-5--3-6-6--3-5-5--3-------|
* * * * * * * * * * * *e|---------------------------------|B|---------------------------------|G|---------------------------------|D|---------------------------------|A|-------------------3-5---3-5-3---|E|-3-5-5--3-6-6--3-5-----3-------3-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Play Riff 1 "Oh Holy Water..." Play Riff 2 Play Riff 3 "I don't want..." Play Riff 4 "I'd rather..." Play Riff 5 solo rhythm Play Riff 6 solo rhythm Play Riff 5 "Deep in the..." Play Riff 6 "Wash away..." Play Riff 7 "I don't want..." Play Riff 8 solo rhythm
Ending:e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------|D|-------------------------------------|A|-------------------3-5---3-5-3---4-4-|E|-3-5-5--3-6-6--3-5-----3-------0-2-2-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
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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