Sisters Of Mercy – Black Planet tab

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From: cy888@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Paul Thompson)
Subject: REPOST: Sisters of Mercy, Various

>THE SISTERS OF MERCY - "Black Planet"

>Comments, corrections etc. welcome.

>Par Svensson,
I find this riff a little easier to play than all the stretching in the
previous version:
Main riffs:

e ---5---0-------------------|B ----------6--------0-------|G -------------7--6----------|D -7---7---------------7-----|A ---------------------------|E ---------------------------|
>e -------------------------3---1-0---|>B -0/1-1--0/1-1--1/3-3-3-3---3-------|>G -----------------------------------|>D -----------------------------------|>A -----------------------------------|>E -----------------------------------|
>A twelve string guitar plays, at "Run around in the radiation":
>e -0-1-----0--0-1-----0--0-1-----0--0-1-----0---|>B ---------------------------1----------1-------|>G -----2-2--------2-2----------2----------2-----|>D ----------------------------------------------|>A ----------------------------------------------|>E ----------------------------------------------|
>...and an Am Gm F pattern at "So still, so dark..." >Listen where to play the respective part. Not that tricky. >The chords are pretty easy, simply Am F in the intro, Am D in >the verses, and Am F in the chorus. >There are several guitars playing on the record. To play it on just >one guitar, the following blend of the chords & riffs can be used >(leave the notes ringing for as long as possible) : >For the Am F pattern :
>e ---0---0----1---0----------|>B ------------1-------3-1-0--|>G -2---2---2--2-2---2--------|>D -2----------3--------------|>A -0-------------------------|>E ---------------------------|
>, and for the Am D one :
>e -------------------------------------------------------------|>B -0/1-1-1--1-1-1--0/1-1-1--1-1-1--1-3-3-3--3-3-3--3---1---0---|>G -2---2-2--2-2-2--2---2-2--2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2--3---1---0---|>D -2---2-2--2-2-2--2---2-2--2-2-2--2-0-0-0--0-0-0--2-2---2-----|>A -0---0-0--0-0-0--0---0-0--0-0-0--0---------------0-0---0-----|>E -------------------------------------------------------------|
>(The rhythm of this can look difficult to follow, however it will >hopefully make sense when you listen to the song.) >In the western sky, My kingdom come >So still so dark all over Europe >And I ride down the highway 101 >By the side of the ocean headed for sunset >For the kingdom come >for the >CHORUS >Black, Black planet >Black, Black world >(repeat) >Run around in the radiation >Run around in the acid rain >On a >Black, Black planet >Black planet hanging over the highway >Out of my mind's eye >Out of the memory >Black world out of my mind >So still so dark all over Europe >And the rainbow rises here >In the western sky >The kill to show for >At the end of the great white pier >I see a >CHORUS >Run around in the radiation >Tune in turn on burn out in the acid rain on a.. >CHORUS >(repeat to fade) >(Lyrics transcribed by Corey W. Nelson) I happened to have FALAA on tonight, and got inspired to figure out what he's *really* playing. Close to what I had, but not exactly. (It's almost exactly what I'd had about two revisions ago... :) Here's the Real Thing.
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