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The Empyrean  John Frusciante

[Em]E       [D/F#]x       [G]x       [C/E]x       x
A 7 9 10 7
[G]B       [9]8       [7]7       [12]12      [5]5
e 7 x x x

This throughout
Em – D/F# – G – G – C/E – C/E – Em – Em

-Song for the Siren

[Bb]Long afloat on s[F]hipless oceans
[Eb]I did all my bes[Gm]t to smile
[Bb]'Til your singing[F] eyes and fingers
[Eb]Drew me loving to [Gm]your isle

[Bb]And you sang, [Bb/Ab]"Sail to me, sail [Bb/G]to me, let me unfold you"    [Bb]
[Bb]Here I am, h[Gm]ere I am, waitin[F]g to hold you   [Eb]
[Bb]Did I dream you d[F]reamed about me?
[Eb]Were you hare when i w[Gm]as fox
[Bb]Now my foolish[F] boat is leaning
[Eb]Broken lovelorn [Gm]on your rocks,
[Bb]For you sing, [Bb/Ab]"Touch me not, tou[Bb/G]ch me not, come back tomorrow[Bb]
[Bb]O my heart, O [Gm]my heart shies fr[F]om the sorrow"         [Eb]
[Bb]I am puzzled [F]as the newborn child
[Eb]I am troubled[Gm] at the tide
[Bb]Should I sta[F]nd amid the breakers?
[Eb]Should I lie with[Gm] Death my bride?
[Bb]Hear me sing, [Bb/Ab]"Swim to me, Swim [Bb/G]to me, Let me enfold you     [Bb]
[Bb]Here I am, Her[Gm]e I am, Waiting [F]to hold you"   [Eb]

Credits for these chords go to SURFSUNADAM, great job, well done mate...I just thought I
it in here, because lots of people are looking for tabs here ;)

Db: X4666X
Eb: X6888X
Ab: X66544
Fm: 133111
Bb: x13331

[Db]Are[Eb] we
[Ab]Down for the [Eb]same [Fm]cause
We don't [Ab]know what we [Eb]stand[Fm] for
When the [Ab]moments [Eb]start to[Fm] crack
You do lose [Db]track where [Eb]your head's [Bb]at
And I am [Ab]unre[Eb]acha[Fm]ble
What do you [Ab]think when your [Eb]head's [Fm]full?
We don't [Ab]rely on [Eb]what we [Fm]get
We're picking [Db]up where [Eb]we aren't [Bb]yet

[Fm]   [Ab]   [Fm]   [Ab]   [Fm]   [Ab]   [Fm]   [Ab]                
[Fm]One [Ab]time, [Eb]hit me where I [Bb]turn white   [Fm]   [Ab]
[Eb]I don't mean to be [Bb]polite
[Fm]Unifo[Ab]rmed, [Eb]spinning the world to the [Bb]beat of my drum
[Fm]Unifo[Ab]rmed   [Eb]       [Bb]

[Fm]Reach into the darkness for [Ab]what you can find
[Eb]Travel great distance [Bb]in your mind
[Fm]The world gets stronger as [Ab]you start trying things
[Eb]Turn around towards being born [Bb]away from dying
[Fm]I've run out again, there's no [Ab]one on my side
[Eb]We to disappear, well, [Bb]I know I tried
[Bb]You know we tried, you know we tried

[Db]Heeeeeeey [Fm]shoot me[Eb] heeee[Fm]eeeey
Heeeeeeey [Bb]shoot me shoot me shoot me yeah yeah yeah hey hey yeah
The swirling instruments outline the chords Fm Eb many times, then towards the end it
into the same chords for the "shoot me" section.


[C]So each day would be [D]new I [Bb]build you to [F]sleep
[C]That's the idea of dy[D]ing but you'll [Bb]just have to [F]see
[C]You can do what you w[D]ant or[Bb] so you [F]think
[C]But til you stop all your [D]thoughts you are [Bb]tied to your [F]surrounding[Em]s

[Em]When the fog spreads [G]out in the [C]rainy season
[Em]It comes from my in[G]sides [C]
[Em]When the thunderous [G]lightning [C]strikes down
[Em]You're seeing your real [G]I     [C]
[Em]People,[G] You [C]blaspheme my n[Em]ame         [G]     [C]
But [Em]still I love you, Still I love you[G], I [C]love you just the same [Em]
[C]I hear all your [G]prayers because [Am]I'm each one of [Em]you     [Esus4]
[C]Creations not som[G]ething I did it's [Am]something that I [Em]do
The [C]reason for the [G]bad is so there'd [Am]be such thing as [Em]good
Oh [C]I'd do anyt[G]hing for you, [Am]you all know [Em]I would
[C]Be for me, [G]be for me, [Am]be for me,  [Em]Yeah    [Esus4]
[C]Before me, [G]before me, [Am]before me,  [Em]Yeah
[C]You know that I [G]try to [Am]repair and [Em]repay      [Esus4]
As [C]life goes by a [G]thousand times it [Am]gets a little [E]better
[C]All is be[G]lief, All [Am]is be[Em]lief,
[C]All is [G]belief, [Am]All is [Em]belief

[Bbm]Remember all you've fo[Fm]rgotten
[Gb]I can't [Db]put those [Ab]thoughts[Bbm] away
Everyt[Gb]hing I've t[Db]hought's in my [Ab]head to [Bbm]stay
Now [Ebm]what do we [Ab]get for trying to [Db]follow to a [Gb]tee
[Ebm]All the ins[Ab]tructions you [Db]gave to [Gb]me       [F]

Did you ever notice
That it's for you that I've lived my life
Every time I had fun you were on my mind
I've lost my perspective
I've gone off the wall
Really not sure if I'm needed here at all

This is my last shot
I'll always be less that my other selves
So I feel like I'm competing with someone else
Who I could never beat in a million years
I was made to think that we would wind up round here

[Eb]Will we ever [Bb]get together [Cm]in a song    [Ab]
[Eb]Will you ever [Bb]tell everybody bout [Cm]right and wro[Ab]ng
[Eb]Will you let ev[Bb]eryone in on [Cm]the meaning o[Ab]f life and death
[Eb]Do you need m[Bb]e or are you waiting[Cm] for my last [Ab]breath [G]

Then repeat:
Cm – Eb – Bb – Ab – G – G – G – G


Well I [Dm]spent the night in [Am]heaven
[Dm]I wanted to [Am]figure it [Dm]out for my[Am]self     [Dm]       [Bb]   [C]
I [Dm]spin around the [Am]fortress
You [Dm]never know the [Am]currency that [Dm]we all r[Am]un on    [Dm]      [Bb]   [C]

[Bb]We run [F]on, we [Gm]run [Dm]on
You once told me
You keep a billion frequencies on your person
End the night with channel four
You don't see me looking you up when I'm here
We live fast cuz time won't last
See me freezing like the bum I am

From where you start there's endless information drilled into your eyes
Well, I don't need protection
One life begins, another dies
Bad timing
I won't last
Man, that's the facts
It is a feeling that will never pass

And you [Eb]know you could be taking us [Dm]far [Cm]     [Gm]
When I s[Eb]peak to you [Dm]again through the [Cm]stages of [Gm]pleasure

Well, I [Bb]don't have my [F]own face[Gm]
So [Bb]c'mon and be r[F]eplaced [Gm]
There's a [Bb]future that's [F]calling [Gm]
But I [Bb]don't see it c[F]oming   [Gm]
No, I[Bb] don't have my[F] own fac[Gm]e
So c'[Bb]mon and be rep[F]laced   [Gm]
[Bb]There's a futu[F]re that'[Gm]s calling
But I [Bb]don't see it c[F]oming   [Gm]
No, I [Bb]don't see it c[F]oming   [Gm]
No, I [Bb]don't see it c[F]oming   [Gm]

-Enough of Me

The A/E is played x77655

[D]This precise [A]time and right [G]here
Are [D]not going [A]any[G]where
I`ve [D]had enough of [A]new to[G]days
For once [D]I`d like to [A]go another[G] way
I s[D]peak my last [A]words and [G]then
re[D]member it [A]may never [G]end
All [D]that I`ve won [A]I have [G]lost
Each passing [D]moment cuts me [Bm]off  [F#m]     [A]   [E]

[Bm]Well, I don`t li[A/E]ke to waste a ch[Bm]ance but they`re ove[A]rflow[E]ing
[Bm]What I don`t do [A/E]will get don[Bm]e by som[A]ebody[E]
[Bm]When I was fi[A/E]ve I saw some pl[Bm]ants ung[A]rowin[E]g
[Bm]Whether seen for[A/E]wards or bac[Bm]k they`d[A] keep[E] going
They`d [Bm]keep going
If the [G]seasons which [D]change were all [A]still    [Em]
It`s so [G]easy to [D]see life would [A]fail    [Em]
Wha[G]tever slips [D]out of our [A]hands     [Em]
Will [G]find its way [D]back to us [G]once [Bm]again
If the seasons which change were all still
It`s so easy to see life would fail
Whatever slips out of our hands
Will find its way back to us once again
Will find its way back to us once again
Will find its way back to us once again
Once again

[Bm]   [-]  [Em]                                


Verse 1
Im [Am]central to [C]nowhere thinking [F]of sweeping it [Dm]clean
When we [Am]choose to go were [C]losing more than [F]just our surroun[Dm]dings
Ive [Am]gone around the [C]sides of this u[F]niverse as it s[Dm]tands
Out[Am]side the limits of a[C]ll existence; [F]where light never [Dm]ends

[F]We should be [C]grateful to the [Dm]gods
[F]Whoever theyre [C]real to they [Dm]are [F]   [Am]    [C]   [Dm]
I [F]value my [C]placement as in [Dm]Hell
Re[F]member that [C]moment that I f[Dm]ell [F]   [Am]    [C]   [Dm]

Verse 2 (same as verse 1)
Anything that could one day be is as real as what Im saying
If something is nothing it must not be something in any possible way
Lose yourself in the far off worlds that are right under your feet
Switch below with above all the way up into infinity

We should be thankful who we are
Whether we know ourselves or not
Walking alongside myself
Neither of us listens very well

Am – Am – G – F x4
Dm – Dm – Dm - Dm

Im [Am]dreading a time that [G]is not [F]near
As a [Am]man on cross I [G]have no [F]fear
I [Am]cant believe these [G]words Im s[F]aying
[Dm]You gotta feel your lines
You gotta feel your lines

End on Am

-One More of Me

Along with its title, it’s really similar to Enough of Me

[D]Now that the [A]day is [G]come
I [D]see myself [A]as ever[G]yone
[D]I am what’s [A]all around [G]me
No [D]Nothing, it [A]just cannot[G] be
[D]Feeling has c[A]ome from the [G]sun
[D]Like most eve[A]rything and ever[G]yone
What seems l[D]ost is free f[A]rom the[G] force
It slowly [D]destroys us and kills [Bm]all m[F#m]atter o[A]f [E]

[Bm]Well we don’t [A/E]control the [Bm]chance that p[A]lays [E]with us
[Bm]And we get exi[A/E]stence [Bm]back by [A]hurting o[E]thers
[Bm]When we [A/E]go the other [Bm]way, its ours[A]elves[E] we hurt
[Bm]But who pushes[A/E] on through [Bm]eventually wi[A]ll se[E]e every moment’s first
[Bm]Every moment is first
[G]What’s gone will [D]never come [A]back   [Em]
But it e[G]xists when [D]you think of [A]it     [Em]
[G]What is anyt[D]hing a[A]nyway  [Em]
But a [G]series of [D]things running t[Bm]hrough your brain
[G]All of the [D]fucked things you [A]do   [Em]
All the [G]product of what’s [D]happened to [A]you    [Em]
What[G]ever you [D]create from [A]love  [Em]
Is a [G]gift from a [D]place which some [A]call a[Bm]bove
There’s [G]only the [D]forces of h[G]ate and[Bm] love
[G]One breaks things [D]down and one [G]builds [Bm]them up
Bm something

-After the Ending

[F#m]Pain runs [D]through [A]life      [D]
[F#m]Pleasures'[D] other s[A]ide       [D]
[F#m]Fear, some[D] say, gives us such long [A]lives     [D]
[F#m]Leads u[D]s where we [A]drive     [D]

[F#m]Time will [E]soon be [D]born
It is [F#m]starting [E]at the [D]dawn  [A]    [Bm]     [F#m]
And the [A]world is [C#m]moving to[Bm]wards [F#m]
Things like [A]oppos[C#m]ites and [Bm]wars    [F#m]
And one [A]knows to [C#m]hear birds[Bm] sing     [F#m]
There was [A]nothing til [C#m]the beginn[Bm]ing
And the [A]water [C#m]from my [Bm]eyes  [F#m]
Is be[A]cause I [C#m]care who [Bm]dies  [F#m]
Although [A]death is [C#m]transformin[Bm]g      [F#m]
There is [A]nothing [C#m]after the endin[Bm]g
Everything is eternal
Nothingness does no exist
No thing has ever become nothing
And nothing has never become something
What is has always been and will always back


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