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                              DISTANT EARLY WARNING
                               As recorded by Rush
       (From the 1984 Album GRACE UNDER PRESSURE (MERCURY 314 534 634-2))

Words by PeartMusic by Lee and Lifeson
Arranged by Rush
Transcribed by Richard J. Soto  hrhkinglerxst@comcast.net
Last Updated: 2002-11-25

         Am11                 Csus2                Gsus2                 Am7
      x 0 5 5 3 3          x 3 5 5 3 3       x 10 12 12 10 10        x 0 5 5 8 5

     Gsus2add11/A              Am6                  Am                   DmV
      x x 7 5 8 5          x x 7 5 7 5          x x 7 5 5 5          x 5 7 7 6 5

         CIII              Dm(type 2)              FVIII                 GX
      x 3 5 5 5 x          x 5 7 7 6 x        x 8 10 10 10 x       x 10 12 12 12 x

Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Main Guitar1'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Muted Guitar'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Distorted Guitar'
Gtr IV (E A D G B E) - 'Solo'

 Intro
  Moderately Fast Rock Q=150
             Am11                                    Csus2
 4/4
             Gtr I
  W          W          +W           +H     +Q   +E  E
|----------|-3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----(3)--(3)-3--||----------|-3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----(3)--(3)-3--||----------|-5--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-5--||----------|-5--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-5--||----------|-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----(0)--(0)-3--||----------|----------|------------|--------------------|
Gsus2 Am11 +W +H +Q +E E +W +H +Q +E E|-(3)--------|-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-(10)----(10)--(10)-3-||-(3)--------|-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-(10)----(10)--(10)-3-||-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-12-|-(12)--------|-(12)----(12)--(12)-5-||-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-12-|-(12)--------|-(12)----(12)--(12)-5-||-(3)--------|-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-(10)----(10)--(10)-0-||------------|--------------------|-------------|----------------------|
Csus2 Gsus2 Gtrs I, II Gtr I Gtrs I, II Gtr I PM----------| PM---------------|
+W E E E E E E E E +W E E E E E E E E|-(3)--------|---------------3-|-(3)--------|----------------------10-||-(3)--------|---------------3-|-(3)--------|----------------------10-||-(5)--------|---------------5-|-(5)--------|----------------------12-||-(5)--------|-----5---------5-|-(5)--------|-------12-------------12-||-(0)--------|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-(3)--------|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-||------------|-----------------|------------|-------------------------|
Am7 Gtrs I, II Gtr I PM----------|
+W E E E E E E E E +W|-(10)--------|---------------5-|-(5)----|||-(10)--------|---------------8-|-(8)----|||-(12)--------|---------------5-|-(5)----|||-(12)--------|-----7---------7-|-(7)----|||-(10)--------|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-(0)----|||-------------|-----------------|--------||
Pre-Chorus Double Time E=300 GsuAm6Am11/A F G F G 7/8 5/8 7/8 Q Q Q. 4x E +E +E q E +E +E E E q||--5--5--5-----||-||--1-(1)-(1)-3--|-1-(1)-(1)-3---3---||||o-8--7--5----o||-||o-1-(1)-(1)-3--|-1-(1)-(1)-3---3--o||||--5--5--5-----||-||--2-(2)-(2)-4--|-2-(2)-(2)-4---4---||||--7--7--7-----||-||--3-(3)-(3)-5--|-3-(3)-(3)-5---5---||||o------------o||-||o-3-(3)-(3)-5--|-3-(3)-(3)-5---5--o||||--------------||-||--1-(1)-(1)-3--|-1-(1)-(1)-3---3---||
Verse Moderately Fast Rock Q=150 Am11 Csus2 4/4 W +W +H +Q +E E +W|-3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----(3)--(3)-3-|-(3)----||-3--------|-(3)--------|-(3)----(3)--(3)-3-|-(3)----||-5--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-5-|-(5)----||-5--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-5-|-(5)----||-0--------|-(0)--------|-(0)----(0)--(0)-3-|-(3)----||----------|------------|-------------------|--------|
Gsus2 Am11 +H +Q +E E +W +H +Q +E E +W|-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-(10)----(10)--(10)-3-|-(3)----||-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-(10)----(10)--(10)-3-|-(3)----||-(5)----(5)--(5)-12-|-(12)--------|-(12)----(12)--(12)-5-|-(5)----||-(5)----(5)--(5)-12-|-(12)--------|-(12)----(12)--(12)-5-|-(5)----||-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-(10)----(10)--(10)-0-|-(0)----||--------------------|-------------|----------------------|--------|
G/B Gtrs I, II Gtr I PM----------|
+H +Q +E E +W E E E E E E E E +Q E E E E Q|-(3)----(3)--(3)-7-|-(7)--------|---------------3-|-(3)--(3)-------3--||-(3)----(3)--(3)-8-|-(8)--------|---------------3-|-(3)--(3)----------||-(5)----(5)--(5)-7-|-(7)--------|---------5-5-5-5-|-(5)--(5)---5-5----||-(5)----(5)--(5)-9-|-(9)--------|-----5-5-------5-|-(5)---5--5--------||-(0)----(0)--(0)---|------------|-0-0-------------|-------------------||-------------------|------------|-----------------|-------------------|
Gtrs I, II Gtr I PM----------|
E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E Q|---------------3-|-(3)--------------||---------------3-|-(3)-3-3-3-----3--||---------5-5---5-|-(5)-------5-5----||-----5-5-----5---|------------------||-3-3-------------|------------------||-----------------|------------------|
Gtrs I, II Gtr I PM---------------|
E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E Q|----------------------10-|-(10)--------------------||----------------------10-|-(10)----10-10-------10--||-------------12-12----12-|-(12)-12-------12--------||-------12-12-------12-12-|-(12)-------------12-----||-10-10-------------------|-------------------------||-------------------------|-------------------------|
Gtrs I, II Gtr I PM----------|
E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E Q|---------------5-|-(5)-(5)-----5------|||---------------8-|-(8)-(8)-8-------8--|||---------5-5---5-|-(5)--5----5---5----|||-----5-5-----5---|--------------------|||-0-0-------------|--------------------|||-----------------|--------------------||
Pre-Chorus Double Time E=300 $ $$ GsuAm6Am11/A F G F G 7/8 5/8 7/8 Q Q Q. 4x E E E q E E E E E q
||--5--5--5-----||-||--1-1-1-3--|-1-1-1-3---3---||||o-8--7--5----o||-||o-1-1-1-3--|-1-1-1-3---3--o||||--5--5--5-----||-||--2-2-2-4--|-2-2-2-4---4---||||--7--7--7-----||-||--3-3-3-5--|-3-3-3-5---5---||||o------------o||-||o-3-3-3-5--|-3-3-3-5---5--o||||--------------||-||--1---1-3--|-1---1-3---3---||
Chorus Dm C Dm F G Dm 4/4 Gtrs I, III Gtr I Gtrs I, III E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +Q. H E|-----------5-----|-----------------|-------5-------1-|-(1)---3-------||-6---------6---5-|-----------5---6-|---6-----6p5-6-1-|-(1)---3----6--||-7-7-7-7-7-7---5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|-----7---------2-|-(2)---4----7--||-7-7-7-7-7-----5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|---------------3-|-(3)---5----7--||-5-5-5-5-5-----3-|---3-3-3-3-----5-|---------------3-|-(3)---5----5--||-----------------|-----------------|---------------1-|-(1)---3-------|
Dm C Dm F G Dm Gtr I Gtrs I, III E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E +Q. H E|-----------5-----|---------------5-|---------5----1-|-(1)---3----5-||-----------6---5-|-----------5---6-|-------6------1-|-(1)---3----6-||---7-7-7-7-7---5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|-----7--------2-|-(2)---4----7-||---7-7-7-7-----5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|---7----------3-|-(3)---5----7-||---5-5-5-5-----3-|---3-3-3-3-----5-|--------------3-|-(3)---5----5-||-----------------|-----------------|--------------1-|-(1)---3------|
Dm C Dm F G Dm Gtr I Gtrs I, III E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +Q. H E|-----------5-----|---------------5-|-------5-------1-|-(1)---3----5-||-----------6---5-|-----------5---6-|---6-----6p5-6-1-|-(1)---3----6-||---7-7-7-7-7---5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|-----7---------2-|-(2)---4----7-||---7-7-7-7-----5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|---------------3-|-(3)---5----7-||---5-5-5-5-----3-|---3-3-3-3-----5-|---------------3-|-(3)---5----5-||-----------------|-----------------|---------------1-|-(1)---3------|
To Coda To Coda Dm C Dm F G Am7/G Gtr I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q. E +Q. H E|-----------5-----|-----------------|---------5----1-|-(1)---3----5-|||-----------6---5-|-----------5---6-|-------6------1-|-(1)---3----8-|||---7-7-7-7-7---5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|-----7--------2-|-(2)---4----5-|||---7-7-7-7-----5-|---5-5-5-5-5---7-|---7----------3-|-(3)---5----5-|||---5-5-5-5-----3-|---3-3-3-3-----5-|--------------3-|-(3)---5------|||-----------------|-----------------|--------------1-|-(1)---3------||
Verse Moderately Fast Rock Q=150 Csus2 +W +W +H +Q +E E +W|-(5)--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-3-|-(3)----||-(8)--------|-(8)--------|-(8)----(8)--(8)-3-|-(3)----||-(5)--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-5-|-(5)----||-(5)--------|-(5)--------|-(5)----(5)--(5)-5-|-(5)----||------------|------------|-----------------3-|-(3)----||------------|------------|-------------------|--------|
Gsus2 +H +Q +E E +W E E E E E E E E +Q E E E E E E|-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|---------------3-|-(3)--3-3---------||-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-------------3-3-|-(3)------3-3-----||-(5)----(5)--(5)-12-|-(12)--------|---------5-5---5-|-(5)----------5---||-(5)----(5)--(5)-12-|-(12)--------|-----5-5-------5-|-(5)--------------||-(3)----(3)--(3)-10-|-(10)--------|-0-0-------------|------------------||--------------------|-------------|-----------------|------------------|
Csus2 E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|---------------3-|-(3)-3-------------||---------------3-|-(3)---3-3---------||---------5-5---5-|-(5)-------5-5-4---||-----5-5-----5-5-|-(5)---------------||-3-3-----------3-|-(3)---------------||-----------------|-------------------|
E E E E E E E E +Q E E E E E E|--------------------10-|-(10)-------------------||-0------------------10-|-(10)--13-13-10-10------||---0-------10-10-------|-------------------10---||-----12-12-------12----|------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------||-----------------------|------------------------|
Am7/G E E E E E E E E +Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E +E E E E E E E E|---------------5-|-(5)--------------|---------------7-|-(7)----------------||---------------8-|-(8)--8-8---------|---------8-8---8-|-(8)------8-----8---||---------5-5---5-|-(5)------7-7-5---|-----7-7-----7-7-|-(7)----7-----7-----||-----5-5-----5-5-|-(5)--------------|-9-9-------------|-----10-----9-------||-0-0-------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------|------------------|-----------------|--------------------|
Q Q Q E E +E Q Q E Q Q Q E Q E +E Q Q E E E|--------------|-----------------|--------------|--------3--------||-------8------|-------------8\--|-------3------|-----3-----------||----5-----5-7-|-(7)-5-----5-----|----5----5--4-|-(4)-------5-4---||-5------------|--------5--------|--------------|-----------------||--------------|-----------------|-3------------|-----------------||--------------|-----------------|--------------|-----------------|
E E Q E Q E +E Q Q Q +E|---------------------|-----------------------||-----------10-----13-|-(13)-12--10-----------||-------10-----10-----|--------------10--(10)-||----12---------------|-----------------------||-10------------------|-----------------------||---------------------|-----------------------|
D.S. al Coda E E Q Q E E +Q +E Q E Q|---------------|------------------|||--------8----7-|-(7)--(7)-5-------|||-----5-----7---|-------------5----|||---7-----------|---------------7--|||-0-------------|------------------|||---------------|------------------||
Bridge & F G Q. H E +E E E E Q E E|-(1)---3------||-------5---5--5---||-(1)---3------||---------6--------||-(2)---4----7-||-(7)-7----------5-||-(3)---5----7-||-(7)------------5-||-(3)---5----5-||-(5)------------3-||-(1)---3------||------------------|
+E E E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E +Q. H E|------------------|-----------------8-|--(8)---5------||-------5---5--5---|-------6---6--6--8-|--(8)---8------||-(5)-5---5------7-|-(7)-7---7------10-|-(10)---5----7-||-(5)------------7-|-(7)------------10-|-(10)---7----7-||-(3)------------5-|-(5)-------------8-|--(8)--------5-||------------------|-------------------|---------------|
+E E E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E +E E E E Q E E +Q. E +H|-------5---5--5---|------------------|-----------------8-|--(8)---5-(5)----|||---------6--------|-------5---5--5---|-------6---6--6--8-|--(8)---8-(8)----|||-(7)-7----------5-|-(5)-5---5------7-|-(7)-7---7------10-|-(10)---5-(5)----|||-(7)------------5-|-(5)------------7-|-(7)------------10-|-(10)---7-(7)----|||-(5)------------3-|-(3)------------5-|-(5)-------------8-|--(8)------------|||------------------|------------------|-------------------|-----------------||
Guitar Solo Gtrs I, III, IV ~ ~ ~~~ q q E E Q q q E E Q q e. S E E Q q q E E Q|-5------------|-5------------|-5----------------|-5-------------||----8--6-5----|----8--6-5----|----8--6-6-5------|----8--6-5-----||-----------7--|-----------7--|-------------[7]--|-----------7/--||--------------|--------------|------------------|---------------||--------------|--------------|------------------|---------------||--------------|--------------|------------------|---------------|
E S S E S S E E E E S S S S E S S E E E E|-13-12-12-12-------------------|-13-13-13-13-12-------------------||-------------15-15-15-13-12----|----------------15-15-15-13-12----||----------------------------14-|-------------------------------14-||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------||-------------------------------|----------------------------------|
Gtr I S S S S E S S E E E E S S S S E S S E E e E|-13-13-13-13-12-------------------|-13-13-13-13-12------------------|||----------------15-15-15-13-12----|----------------15-15-15-13-12-5-|||-------------------------------14-|-------------------------------5-|||----------------------------------|---------------------------------|||----------------------------------|---------------------------------|||----------------------------------|---------------------------------||
+E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E +E Q E E E q|-------------5-----|-5----------------|--------3-------|----------3------||-(5)-----------8---|-----8-8-8-7-5h7\-|----------3-----|--------3---3----||-(5)-5-5-5-5-----5-|---5--------------|-5-5-5--------4-|-(4)-4-----------||-------------------|------------------|-5-5-5------5---|--------------5--||-------------------|------------------|-3---3----------|-----------------||-------------------|------------------|----------------|-----------------|
E E Q E E E E +E Q Q E E E|----------10----------|----------------------||------10-----10----12-|-(12)-12--13--12-10---||----------------------|----------------------||---12-----------12----|----------------------||----------------------|--------------------0-||----------------------|----------------------|
E E Q Q +E E E E E E E E Q|---------------5-|---5---5-5-5-5--|||--------8--(8)-7-|---7---8-8-8-8--|||-----5---------5-|---5---5-5-5-5--|||---7-------------|----------------|||-0---------------|----------------|||-----------------|----------------||
Pre-ChorusD.S.S. al Dbl. Coda && GsuAm6Am11/A F G Dm 7/8 4/4 Q Q Q. 4x Q. S S Q. E||--5--5--5-----||-|-1----3-3-3------||||o-8--7--5----o||-|-1----3-3-3----6-||||--5--5--5-----||-|-2----4-4-4----7-||||--7--7--7-----||-|-3----5-5-5----7-||||o------------o||-|------5-5------5-||||--------------||-|------3----------||
Outro DmV CIII Dm(type 2) F G Gtr I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E W | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
Gtr I W W W E E E E E E q|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-1-1-1-3-3-3-3--||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-1-1-1-3-3-3-3--||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-2-2-2-4-4-4-4--||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3-3-3-5-5-5-5--||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|-3---3-5-5---5--||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------|
DmV CIII Dm(type 2) FVIII GX Gtr I E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
W W W W|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------||-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|
Dm(type 2) CIII E S S E S S E S S Q E S S E S S E S S Q | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
W W|----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------||----------------------|----------------------|
Dm(type 2) FVIII GX E S S E S S E S S Q E E E S S E E E E | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /
W W|----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------||----------------------|---------------------|
DmV q H. +W +W +W | | | | | / / / / /
W W W W|------------|-----------|-----------|-------*||------------|-----------|-----------|-------*||------------|-----------|-----------|-------*||------------|-----------|-----------|-------*||------------|-----------|-----------|-------*||------------|-----------|-----------|-------*|
Duration Legend --------------- W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura + - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration) Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi- bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low melody durations appear below the staff Tablature Legend ---------------- h - hammer-on p - pull-off b - bend pb - pre-bend r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately) /\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere") s - legato slide S - shift slide - natural harmonic [n] - artificial harmonic n(n) - tapped harmonic ~ - vibrato tr - trill T - tap TP - trem. picking PM - palm muting \n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip \n - tremolo bar down n/ - tremolo bar up /n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip = - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls <> - volume swell (louder/softer) x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash Misc Legend ----------- | - bar || - double bar ||o - repeat start o|| - repeat end *| - double bar (ending) : - bar (freetime) $ - Segno & - Coda Tempo markers - = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths *************************************************************************************** * Generated using Power Tab Editor by Brad Larsen - http://powertab.guitarnetwork.org * ***************************************************************************************
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