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This is the accoustic intro to this song as I play it - dont know if its right..


                       Silent Lucidity - Queensryche
                          Tabbed by Mike Bremford


E+-----7-----7-----5-----5-----5---+-----7-----7-----5-----5-----5---+
B+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+
G+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+
D+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
A+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
E+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+


E+-----2-----2---------------------+-----2-----2---------------------+
B+-------0-----0---3-----3-----3---+-------0-----0---3-----3-----3---+
G+-------------------0-----0-------+-------------------0-----0-------+
D+-2-------2-----2-----2-----2-----+-2-------2-----2-----2-----2-----+
A+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
E+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+


E+-----7-----7-----5-----5-----5---+-----7-----7-----5-----5-----5---+
B+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+
G+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+
D+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
A+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
E+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+


E+-----2-----2---------------------+-----2-----2---------------------+
B+-------0-----0---3-----3-----3---+-------0-----0---3-----3-----3---+
G+-------------------0-----0-------+-------------------0-----0-------+
D+-2-------2-----2-----2-----2-----+-2-------2-----2-----2-----2-----+
A+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
E+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+





+-----0-----0---------------------+-----0-----0---------------------+
+-----------------3-----3-----3---+-----------------3-----3-----3---+
+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
+-3-------3-----3-----3-----3-----+-3-------3-----3-----3-----3-----+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+


+-----0-----0---------------------+-----0-----0---------------------+
+-----------------3-----3-----3---+-----------------3-----3-----3---+
+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+


+-----0-----0---------------------+-----0-----0---------------------+
+-----------------3-----3-----3---+-----------------3-----3-----3---+
+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
+-3-------3-----3-----3-----3-----+-3-------3-----3-----3-----3-----+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+


+-----0-----0---------------------+-----0-----0---------------------+
+-----------------3-----3-----3---+-----------------3-----3-----3---+
+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+-------0-----0-----0-----0-------+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+-0-------0-----0-----0-----0-----+
+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+





+----------+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
+----------+-----0-----0---------------------+-----0-----0---------------------+
+--------0-+-------0-----0---2-----2-----2---+-------0-----0---2-----2-----2---+
+-0--0h2---+-------------------0-----0-------+-------------------0-----0-------+
+----------+---------------------------------+---------------------------------+
+----------+-3-------3-----3-----3-----3-----+-3-------3-----3-----3-----3-----+

 etc... Goes on and on.

  Cheers... Mike









"Silent Lucidity" by Queensryche
Total Time 5:46
August 17, 1994

This is my first attempt at tab, so give me a little freedom
here...

**************************************************************
Rhythm Figures:

Rhy Fig 1:
---7-----7-----5-----5-----5|
-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
----------------------------|
-5-----5-----5-----5-----5--|
----------------------------|
----------------------------|

Rhy Fig 1a:
---7-----7-----5-----5-----5--|
-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0|
------------------------------|
-5-----5-----5-----5-----5----|
------------------------------|
------------------------------|

Rhy Fig 2:
---2-----2------------------|
-----0-----0---3-----3-----3|
-----------------0-----0----|
-2-----2-----2-----2-----2--|
----------------------------|
----------------------------|

Rhy Fig 2a:
---2-----2----------------------|
-----0-----0---3-----3-----3----|
-----------------0-----0-----0-0|
-2-----2-----2-----2-----2------|
--------------------------------|
--------------------------------|

Rhy Fig 2b:
---2-----2--------------------|
-----0-----0---3-----3-----3--|
-----------------0-----0-----0|
-2-----2-----2-----2-----2----|
------------------------------|
------------------------------|

Rhy Fig 2c:
---2-----2--------------------|
-----0-----0---3-----3-----3--|
-----------------0-----0-----0|
-------2-----2-----2-----2----|
------------------------------|
-0----------------------------|

Rhy Fig 3:
---0-----0--------------------|
---------------3-----3-----3--|
-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0|
------------------------------|
-3-----3-----3-----3-----3----|
------------------------------|

Rhy Fig 4:
---0-----0--------------------|
---------------3-----3-----3--|
-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0|
------------------------------|
-0-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
------------------------------|

Rhy Fig 5:
------------------------------|
------------------------------|
---4-----4-----2-----2-----2--|
-----0-----0-----0-----0-----0|
------------------------------|
-3-----3-----3-----3-----3----|

Rhy Fig 6:
--------------------------------|
---8-------8-----6-----6-----6--|
-----8-------8-----8-----8-----8|
-------8-------8-----8-----8----|
-6-------6----------------------|
--------------------------------|

Rhy Fig 7:
------------------------------|
---3-----3-----5-----5-----5--|
-----5-----5-----5-----5-----5|
-------5-----5-----5-----5----|
-3----------------------------|
------------------------------|

|  | - phrases, not measures
***************************************************************
SOLO:
----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------
-8--10^12^10--12^15^12--10^12^10--8--3--3^5-----5---5-----
----------------------------------------------5---5-------
----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------

                                        repeat this
                                           ||
------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------|
-5/7/5-----8--10^12^12--12^15^12--10^12^10---8--/7^8^5---4-4|
------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------|

^ - hammer OR release
/ - slide
***************************************************************
Chords:
          (from lowest to highest strings)
     D: power  xx023x    strum  x00232
     C: power  x320xx    strum  x32010
     C6: power  x322xx   strum  x32210

     I know that Queensryche loves barre chords, but I play it
with open chords since the song needs space.  Long drawn out open
chords are mighty powerful in creating that 'dreamy, spatial'
feeling.  
***************************************************************   
Lyrics/Arrangement:

Opening: Rhy Fig 1 twice | Rhy fig 2 | Rhy fig 2a |

Rhy Fig 1 twice                              
Hush now, don't you cry,   

             Rhy Fig 2                  Rhy Fig 2a
wipe away the teardrop from your eye.

Rhy Fig 1a twice              
You're lying safe in bed, 

                    Rhy Fig 2b twice
it was all a bad dream spinning in your head.

Rhy Fig 3 twice
Your mind tricked you to feel the pain,

                Rhy Fig 4 twice
Of someone close to you leaving the game (of life).

Rhy Fig 3 twice                                   Rhy Fig 4
So here it is, another chance, wide awake you face the day. 

               &&
The dream is over, or has it just begun....?

Rhy Fig 5 twice | Rhy Fig 2c twice


Rhy Fig 5 twice
There's a place I like to hide, 
If you open your mind for me,

               Rhy Fig 2c twice
a doorway that I run through in the night.
you won't rely on open eyes to see.

Rhy Fig 5 twice
Relax child, you were there, 
The walls you built within

               Rhy Fig 2c twice
but only didn't realise that you were scared.
come tumbling down and a new world will begin.

Rhy Fig 3 twice
It's a place where you will learn
Living twice at once you learn,

                  Rhy Fig 4 twice
to face your fears, retrace the years,
you're safe from pain in the dream domain,

and ride the whims of your mind.
a soul set free to fly.

Rhy Fig 3 twice
Commanding in another world,
A round trip journey in your head,

          Rhy Fig 4 twice
suddenly you hear and see this magic new dimension....
master of illusion, can you realise your dream's alive 

2nd time: (you can be the guide, but)


D                C6
I.................will be watching over you

D                C6
I.................am gonna help to see you through

D                C6
I.................will protect you in the night

D                C6 $$$       2nd time &&&
I.................am smiling next to you, in silent lucidity....

Rhy Fig 1b twice


Rhy Fig 6 twice (Begin solo)| Rhy Fig 7 twice | 
Rhy Fig 6 twice | Rhy Fig 7 twice | (rhythm section rest)

Voice: Visualise your dream,
     Record it in the present tense,
     Put it into a permanent form, 
     If you persist in all efforts,
     You can achieve a dream come true...
     ...a dream come true...
     ...a dream come true...
(Go to 2nd verse)

---------------------------------------------------------------
$$$ Play (along with "am smiling next to you")
------------------------|
------------------------|
-9--7--5-----5----------|
10--9--5-----5----------|
----------7-------------|
------------------------|

&& Strum :
     E x
     B 3
     G 0
     D 5
     A x
     E x

&&& Rhy Fig 1b 5 times  and pluck :
               E 7
               B 0
               G x
               D 5
               A x
               E x



***************************************************************
Notes:
EXTRA LITTLE NOTES: Play an E at the 5th fret of the second
string right before "Your mind tricked you to feel the pain."
After "or has it just begun...?" hammer an E from the open D
string followed by an open G string before entering Rhy Fig 5.

CHORUS: depending on my mood, I either play whole note power
chords or strum (eighth notes) the chords.  Depending on what
sounds good at the time, I play either a C or a C6 chord. 
Technically, it's supposed to be a C6 chord (my two versions o'
tab confirm this), but some days it just doesn't sound right.

PLAYING: Chris DeGarmo plays a spanish, nylon 6-string acoustic
for the rhythm part.  I'm pretty sure a normal 6-string and a 12-
string join in along the way.  As the the song progresses, I
think a 6-string electric (clean) comes in.  Another electric
comes in for the solo (see below).  I always play this song with
a steel 6-string and it sounds fine.  If you play with steel
strings play without a pick: it sounds better IMHO.  Any nylon
string players probably want to follow DeGarmo's part with a
pick.  This info is just IMHO, not written in stone.

SOLO: Playing the heavily repeated part of the solo on acoustic
is kinda tough (which is what I always play the entire song
with).  It never really sounds right.  I freelance that part just
about every time I play it.  If you have an electric with a
tremolo bar (sp) and all the effects (I think Chris DeGarmo likes
chorus, octave, and overdrive, but don't hold me to that), you
can make it sound perfect.

STRING ARRANGEMENT: I have no idea what the string arrangement is
(done by Michael Kamen of _Robin Hood_, etc, etc fame), nor do I
even have a clue.  I would like to play them on my 'board, so if
anybody knows it, I would be glad if they sent it my way.

***************************************************************
Sources:
Lyrics: _Selections from Empire_ and Dave
Music: _Guitar_ magazine with Silent Lucidity tab (EVH cover), 
     _Selections from Empire_, Dave, his six-string acoustic,
     and a CD player programmed to play Track 8 from 
     _Empire_ 20 times.

Hope you all liked it.  As this is my first tab, comments, as
always, are appresciated.  Flame, as always, is not.

Play on.....

Dave "Let's have a new album, it's been FOUR years!!" Schmitt
Email: schmittd@freenet.fsu.edu

-- 

Dave Schmitt
Email:schmittd@freenet.fsu.edu
     




This is my first attempt at tab, so give me a little freedom
here...

**************************************************************
Rhythm Figures:

Rhy Fig 1:
---7-----7-----5-----5-----5|
-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
----------------------------|
-5-----5-----5-----5-----5--|
----------------------------|
----------------------------|
Isn't this played as:

---7-----7-----5-----5-----5|
-----0-----0-----0-----0----|
-0-----0-----0-----0-----0--|
----------------------------|
----------------------------|
----------------------------|

and similarly for Rhy.Fig.1a. This is the way I play it and seems a little
easier. (Thanks for the rest of the post!)

Martyn Quick (quick@maths.ox.ac.uk)



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