King Diamond: Blue Eyes
transcribed by: Russ Elton : webmaster@abysslord.com
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Date last modified: December 05, 2003
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Tuning: Standard
Riff 1 e|---------------------------| B|---------------------------| G|---------------------------| D|------9-9\--4-4--5-5--5--4-| A|-2-2--7-7\--3-3--3-3--3--3-| E|-0-0-----------------------|
e|----------------------------| B|----------------------------| G|----------------------------| D|------9-9\--4-4--5-5--5/7-7-| A|-2-2--7-7\--3-3--3-3--3/5-5-| E|-0-0------------------------|
Play Riff 1 "I'm stone cold..."
Riff 2 e|-----------------------------| B|-----------------------------| G|-----------------------------| D|------12-12\--7-7--8-8--8--7-| A|-5-5--10-10\--6-6--6-6--6--6-| E|-3-3-------------------------| "My hands are..." e|--------------------------------| B|--------------------------------| G|--------------------------------| D|------12-12\--7-7--8-8--8/10-10-| A|-5-5--10-10\--6-6--6-6--6/-8--8-| E|-3-3----------------------------| "An iron chain..."
Play Riff 1 "...all..."
Riff 3 Guitar 1 e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|----------------------------------| A|----------------------------------| E|-3----6----5----6--2--3---6----5--| "My eyes are..." e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|--------------------------7----6--| A|--------------------------5----4--| E|-3----6----5----6--2--3-----------| "My eyes are..."
Guitar 2 e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|----------------------------------| A|-5----8----7----8--4--5---8----7--| E|-3----6----5----6--2--3---6----5--|
e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|--------------------------7----6--| A|-5----8----7----8--4--5---5----4--| E|-3----6----5----6--2--3---5----4--|
Riff 4 Guitar 1 e|------------------------------| B|------------------------------| G|------------------------------| D|------------------------------| A|-5-5--5-8-8--8-7-7--7-8-8-4-4-| E|-3-3--3-6-6--6-5-5--5-6-6-2-2-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Full of skeletons..." e|------------------| B|------------------| G|------------------| D|------------------| A|-5-5--5-8-8--8-7--| E|-3-3--3-6-6--6-5--| * * * * * * * "...dressed in human..." e|------------------------------| B|------------------------------| G|------------------------------| D|------------------------------| A|-5-5--5-8-8--8-7-7--7-8-8-4-4-| E|-3-3--3-6-6--6-5-5--5-6-6-2-2-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * "They're sitting..." e|------------------------------------| B|------------------------------------| G|------------------------------------| D|------------------------------------| A|-5-5--5-8-8--8-7----------7---7-----| E|-3-3--3-6-6--6-5--------6---6----6\-| * * * * * * * "...cellar full of..."
Guitar 2 e|------------------------------| B|------------------------------| G|------------------------------| D|------------------------------| A|-5-5--5-8-8--8-7-7--7-8-8-4-4-| E|-3-3--3-6-6--6-5-5--5-6-6-2-2-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|------------------| B|------------------| G|------------------| D|------------------| A|-5-5--5-8-8--8-7--| E|-3-3--3-6-6--6-5--| * * * * * * * e|----------------------------------------| B|----------------------------------------| G|----------------------------------------| D|----------------------------------------| A|-5-5--5-12-12--12-11-11--11-12-12-11-11-| E|-3-3--3-10-10--10--9--9---9-10-10--9--9-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * e|-------------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------------| A|-12-12--12-15-15--15-14----------7---7-----| E|-10-10--10-13-13--13-12--------6---6----6\-| * * * * * * *
Riff 5 e|-------------------| B|-------------------| G|-------------------| D|-[key board]-------| A|-------------------| E|----------------0--|
e|-------------------| B|-------------------| G|-------------------| D|-7----5----3-------| A|-7----5----3----2--| E|----------------0--| "So many puppets..."
Riff 5a Guitar 1 e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|-7----5----3----------------------| A|-7----5----3----2----7----2----7--| E|----------------0----5----0----5--| "There are eyes..."
Guitar 2 e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|-7----5----3----------------------| A|-7----5----3----7----0----7----0--| E|----------------------------------|
Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm
Solo e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo
Play Riff 2 "My hands are tied..." Play Riff 1 Solo Rhythm Play Riff 3 Solo Rhythm
Solo e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo
Play Riff 4 "Full of skeletons..."
Riff 6 e|-------------------| B|-------------------| G|-------------------| D|-7----5----3-------| A|-7----5----3----2--| E|----------------0--| "I open my..." e|------------------------------| B|------------------------------| G|------------------------------| D|-7----5----3------------------| A|-7----5----3------------2-3-5-| E|----------------0-1-3-5-------| "All the tears..."
Riff 6a (Solo Rhythm) Guitar 1 e|-------------------| B|-------------------| G|-------------------| D|-7----5----3-------| A|-7----5----3----2--| E|----------------0--|
e|------------------------------| B|------------------------------| G|------------------------------| D|-7----5----3------------------| A|-7----5----3------------2-3-5-| E|----------------0-1-3-5-------|
Guitar 2 e|-------------------| B|-------------------| G|-------------------| D|-7----5----3----9--|
A|-7----5----3----7--| E|-------------------|
e|------------------------------| B|------------------------------| G|------------------------------| D|-7----5----3------------------| A|-7----5----3------------2-3-5-| E|----------------0-1-3-5-------|
Solo e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
e|-------------------------------------| B|-------------------------------------| G|-------------------------------------| D|-------------------------------------| A|-------------------------------------| E|-------------------------------------|
End Solo
Riff 7 Guitar 1 e|---------------------------------| B|---------------------------------| G|---------------------------------| D|---------------------------------| A|-7-7-------------5-5-------------| E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| * * * * * * * * * * * * "Blue eyes, blue eyes..." e|---------------------------------| B|---------------------------------| G|---------------------------------| D|---------------------------------| A|-3-3-----------------------------| E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| * * * * * * * * * * * * * * "Blue eyes I recognize..." e|---------------------------------| B|---------------------------------| G|---------------------------------| D|---------------------------------| A|-7-7-------------5-5-------------| E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| * * * * * * * * * * * * "Blue eyes in the night..." e|-------------------------------| B|-------------------------------| G|-------------------------------| D|-------------------------------| A|-3-3---------------------2-3-5-| E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-1-3-5-------| * * * * * * "They see nothing..."
Guitar 2 e|---------------------------------| B|---------------------------------| G|---------------------------------| D|---------------------------------| A|-7-7-------------5-5-------------| E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-| * * * * * * * * * * * * e|---------------------------------| B|---------------------------------| G|---------------------------------| D|---------------------------------| A|-3-3-------------2-------(2)-----| E|-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-0-------(0)-----| * * * * * * e|-------------------------------| B|-------------------------------| G|------------------4------(4)---| D|-2-2---------------------------| A|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--2------(2)---| E|-------------------------------| * * * * * * e|-------------------------------| B|-------------------------------| G|-5----------7--9---------------| D|-------------------------------| A|-3----------5--7---------2-3-5-| E|-----------------0-1-3-5-------|
Play Riff 6a "...alive!" Play Riff 7 "Blue eyes..."
Ending: Guitar 1 e|--------------------| B|--------------------| G|--------------------| D|--------------------| A|-7------------2-3-5-| E|-5----0-1-3-5-------| "...alive!" e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|----------------------------------| A|-7------------2-3-5-0--[let ring]-| E|-5----0-1-3-5---------------------| "..alive, yet they're so alive!"
Guitar 2 e|--------------------| B|--------------------| G|--------------------| D|--------------------| A|-7------------2-3-5-| E|-5----0-1-3-5-------|
e|----------------------------------| B|----------------------------------| G|----------------------------------| D|----------------------------------| A|-7------------2-3-5-7--[let ring]-| E|-5----0-1-3-5---------------------|
Notation:
10^ = bend a quarter step. 10b11 = bend a half step. 10b12 = bend a full step. 10b12r10 = bend and release. [10]12 = pre-bend. [10]12r10 = pre-bend and release. #cutline# = pick the 14th fret while holding the most previous bend. <17> = touch the string above the 17th fret while previous note(s) is(are) still ringing.
10b13* = tremolo bar bend, from the 10th fret to the 13th fret. 7d4* = tremolo bar dive, from the 7th fret to the 4th fret. 12~* = tremolo bar vibrato.
x = mute with fret-hand * = palm mute X\\ = pick slide h = hammer-on p = pull-off ~ = vibrato t = finger tap / = slide up \ = slide down h. = natural harmonics a = artificial harmonics (9) = ghost note tm = trem picking tr = trill

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