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Meet Me At Midnight    King Diamond



King Diamond:  Meet Me At Midnight

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@poczta.onet.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  mercyfuldiamond@yahoo.com

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Date last modified:  12-07-01

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Tuning: Standard

Riff 1
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-------5-5---------5-4-----|
A|-----------------------5~~-|
E|-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0---------|
   * * *     * * * *
E|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|-------5-5---------5-4-----|
A|-----------------------3~~-|
E|-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0---------|
   * * *     * * * *


Riff 2 (let all notes ring)
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---2-----2-----2-----2-----2---2-|
D|-----2-----2-----2-----2---------|
A|-0-----4-----3-----4-----3---4---|
E|---------------------------------|

Play Riff 1

Lead into next section:
E|-----|
B|-----|
G|--5--|
D|--5--|
A|--3--|
E|-----|


Riff 3
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------9-------7---|
D|-6--6--6----/9----9-/7----7-|
A|-4--4--4----/7------/5------|
E|-4--4--4----/7------/5------|
  "Yesterday..."
E|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------4-------7---|
D|-6--6--6-----4----4-/7----7-|
A|-4--4--4-----2------/5------|
E|-4--4--4-----2------/5------|
  "...last of the seven......."


Play Riff 2  "Oh revenge is sweet...."
Play Riff 3  "Up and awake......"

Riff 4
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-----------10-----------9---------------------|
D|-9-----------10-----------9-----------7-9-10-12-|
A|-7------------8-----------7-----------5-7--8-10-|
E|---0-0--0-0-----0-0--0-0----0-0--0-0--5-7--8-10-|
     * *  * *     * *  * *    * *  * *
  "He is such a sick little man..."
E|-------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------|
G|-9-----------10-----------9----------------------|
D|-9-----------10-----------9-----------9-10-12-14-|
A|-7------------8-----------7-----------7--8-10-12-|
E|---0-0--0-0-----0-0--0-0----0-0--0-0--7--8-10-12-|
     * *  * *     * *  * *    * *  * *
  "He's so much sicker than me..."


Riff 5 (alternate picking)
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
  "Ah ah..."
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
  "Ah ah..."
E|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|
  "Meet me at midnight..."
E|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--6--6--|
E|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--4--4--|
  "...cemetary gates..."


Play Riff 1
Play Riff 2  "Revenge is sweet..."
Play Riff 1  "Revenge......"
Lead into next section:
E|-----|
B|-----|
G|--5--|
D|--5--|
A|--3--|
E|-----|

Play Riff 4   Solo Rhythm
Play Riff 3   "Call me sick....."
Play Riff 2   "Who do you think....."

Riff 6  (solo rhythm)
E|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|---------7---------6---------7---------6/7--6/7-|
A|---------5---------4---------5---------4/5--4/5-|
E|-7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7---7-7-7-7----------|
   * * * *   * * * *   * * * *   * * * *

Play Riff 4  "He is such......"
Play Riff 5  "Ah ah ah ah....."

Riff 7
E|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------|
A|-4--5--7-5-4--2--4---6--7--9-7-6-4--6-|
E|-2--3--5-3-2--0--2---4--5--7-5-4-2--4-|
   *  *  * * *  *      *  *  * * * *
  "McKenzie did you hear me?"

E|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------5--6--8--6--5--3--5--|
A|-8--9-11-9-8--6--8---3--4--6--4--3--1--3--|
E|-6--7--9-7-6--4--6------------------------|
   *  *  * * *  *
  "She's sleeping....."


Riff 8   (Solo Rhythm)
E|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-10-----------11----------10-------------------|
G|--9-----------10-----------9-----------0-2-3-5-|
D|--7------------8-----------7-----------0-2-3-5-|
A|----0-0--0-0-----0-0--0-0----0-0--0-0----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
      * *  * *     * *  * *    * *  * *
E|-----------------------------------------------|
B|-10-----------11----------10-------------------|
G|--9-----------10-----------9-----------2-3-5-7-|
D|--7------------8-----------7-----------2-3-5-7-|
A|----0-0--0-0-----0-0--0-0----0-0--0-0----------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|
      * *  * *     * *  * *    * *  * *

Play Riff 4   "He is such......"
Play Riff 5   "Ah ah ah ah...."


notation:
^   =  bend [ ^ = half, ^^ = whole, etc. ]
^r  =  bend and release
x   =  mute with fret-hand
*   =  mute with palm-hand
X\\ =  pick slide
h   =  hammer-on
p   =  pull-off
~   =  vibrato
t   =  tap-on
/   =  slide up
\   =  slide down
h.  =  harmonics
ah  =  artificial harmonic
(9) =  ghost note
tm  =  trem picking


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