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Twilight Symphony    King Diamond



King Diamond: Twilight Symphony
(THEM)
Copyright (c)  (Roadrunner Records) (1988)

transcribed by:  Langus          :  tlange@promail.pl
     edited by:  Russ Elton      :  webmaster@abysslord.com

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Tuning: Standard

Intro                             x2
e|---------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------|
A|---------------------------------|
E|-0-000-0-000-0-0-0-000-0-000-0-0-|
   * *** * *** * * * *** * *** * *


Riff 1
e|---------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------|
D|-9----10---------9-----8---------9----10---9-------|
A|-7-----7---------7-----7---------7-----7---7-------|
E|---000---000-0-0---000---000-0-0---000---0---0-0-0-|
     ***   *** * *   ***   *** * *   ***   *   * * *
   "Morning came and so did they..."

1st ending
e|---------|
B|---------|
G|---------|
D|-7-7-7-7-|
A|-5-5-5-5-|
E|-5-5-5-5-|
  "...from the police..."

2nd ending
Guitar 1
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|

D|---------6-7-6-----|
A|-5-7--8---------8--|
E|-------------------|
          "...to return..."
Guitar 2
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|---------8-9-8-----|
D|-7-9-10--------10--|
A|-------------------|
E|-------------------|



Riff 2                                               x2
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-----4-5-7--5-----5-4-2--4-----4-5-7--5-4-2-4-5-7-|
E|-2-222-2-3-5--3-333-3-2-0--2-222-2-3-5--3-2-0-2-3-5-|
   * *** * * *  * *** * * *  * *** * * *  * * * * * *
  "Nobody found a trace..."
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-----4-5-7--5-----5-4-2--4-----4-5-7--5-4-2-4-5-7-|
A|-2-222-2-3-5--3-333-3-2-0--2-222-2-3-5--3-2-0-2-3-5-|
E|----------------------------------------------------|
   * *** * * *  * *** * * *  * *** * * *  * * * * * *
  "I'd be the last..."
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------|
A|-4-----4-5-7--5-----5-4-2--4-----4-5-7--5-4-2-4-5-7-|
E|-2-222-2-3-5--3-333-3-2-0--2-222-2-3-5--3-2-0-2-3-5-|
   * *** * * *  * *** * * *  * *** * * *  * * * * * *
  "How could I ever ever explain..."


Riff 3
e|-----------------------------------------|
B|-------------3---------------------------|
G|-----------0-----------------------------|
D|-4--4----0--------4--4-------------------|
A|-2--2-------------2--2--00-22-33-22-00---|
E|-------3-------------------------------3-|
                          ** ** ** ** ** *
       "Now I hear "Them" again..."
e|-----------------------------|
B|-------------3----------3----|
G|-----------0------------2----|
D|-4--4----0--------4--4--0--2-|
A|-2--2-------------2--2--0--0-|
E|-------3---------------------|
   "Twilight symphony..."


Play Riff 2   "Grandma was dead..."
Play Riff 3   "Now I hear "Them" again..."


Riff 4
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|---------------10---10-|
A|----------------8----8-|
E|-0-000-0-0-0-0-----0---|
   * *** * * * *     *
  "Dr. Landau returned..."
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|----------------12---12-10-|
A|----------------10---10--8-|
E|-0-000-0-0-0-0-----0-------|
   * *** * * * *     *
  "...and I told him the story..."
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|---------------10---10-|
A|----------------8----8-|
E|-0-000-0-0-0-0-----0---|
   * *** * * * *     *
  " 'Are you mad or just insane ?'..."

1st ending
e|-----------------------|
B|-----------------------|
G|-----------------------|
D|-------5---5-3-2-------|
A|-0-2-3---3-------3-5---|
E|---------------------3-|

2nd ending
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|-------5---5-3-2------5-|
A|-0-2-3---3-------3-5--3-|
E|-------------------3----|
     "Oh no, no!"


Riff 5 (Solo Rhythm)
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------3-|
A|-5\4----------------5\4--------5--4--1-|
E|-3\2-22222222222222-3\2-222222-3--2----|
       **************     ****** *  *
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------2--4-|
A|-5\4----------------5\4--------0--2-|
E|-3\2-22222222222222-3\2-222222------|
       **************     ******
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------5-|
D|-7\6----------------7\6--------7--6--3-|
A|-5\4-44444444444444-5\4-444444-5--4----|
E|---------------------------------------|
       **************     ****** *  *
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-7\6----------------7\6--------4--2-|
A|-5\4-44444444444444-5\4-444444-2--0-|
E|------------------------------------|
       **************     ******
e|---------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------5-|
A|-7\6----------------7\6--------7--6--3-|
E|-5\4-44444444444444-5\4-444444-5--4----|
       **************     ****** *  *
e|------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------2--4-|
A|-7\6----------------7\6--------0--2-|
E|-5\4-44444444444444-5\4-444444------|
       **************     ******


Riff 6
e|---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|
D|-12\--------------------10/12\10---------------------12\-|
A|-10\---------------------8/10\-8---------------------10\-|
E|-----0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----------0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----|
       * *  * *  * *  * *           * *  * *  * *  * *
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-5-5--5-5--5-7--7-7--7-9-10-|
E|-3-3--3-3--3-5--5-5--5-7--8-|
   * *  * *  * *  * *  * *


Riff 7
e|----------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------12\--------------------10/12\10-|
A|--------------------10\---------------------8/10\-8-|
E|-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0----------|
   * *  * *  * *  * *     * *  * *  * *  * *
e|------------------------|
B|------------------------|
G|------------------------|
D|--------------------12\-|
A|--------------------10\-|
E|-0-0--0-0--0-0--0-0-----|
   * *  * *  * *  * *


Riff 8
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-5-5--5-5--5-7--7-7--7-9-10-|
E|-3-3--3-3--3-5--5-5--5-7--8-|
   * *  * *  * *  * *  * *  *
  "I haven't seen my mother..."
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------|
A|-9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9--7--5-5--5-5--5-7--7-7--7-9-10-|
E|-7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7--5--3-3--3-3--3-5--5-5--5-7--8-|
   * *  * *  * *  * *  *  *  * *  * *  * *  * *  * *
                              "...since they put me away..."

Play Riff 7

Riff 8a
e|----------------------------|
B|----------------------------|
G|----------------------------|
D|----------------------------|
A|-5-5--5-5--5-7--7-7--7-9-10-|
E|-3-3--3-3--3-5--5-5--5-7--8-|
   * *  * *  * *  * *  * *  *
  "And Dr. Landau..."
e|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------5-|
A|-9-9--9-9--9-9--9-9--9--7--5-5--5-5--5-7--7-7--7-5-2--3-|
E|-7-7--7-7--7-7--7-7--7--5--3-3--3-3--3-5--5-5--5-3-0----|
   * *  * *  * *  * *  *  *  * *  * *  * *  * *  * *
                          "He wouldn't tell me anything..."


Riff 9 (Solo Rhythm)
e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------------5--4-4----------5--5-|
A|-4-4-----------------5--4-4----------3--3-|
E|-----2-2--2-2-2--2-2--------2-2--2-2------|
       * *  * * *  * *        * *  * *
                      "Oh..."
e|--------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------------5--4-4-----------------|
A|-4-4-----------------5--4-4----------7--6-5-|
E|-----2-2--2-2-2--2-2--------2-2--2-2-5--4-3-|
       * *  * * *  * *        * *  * *
                        "I'm back on the outside..."

Riff 10 (Solo Rhythm)
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|------------------------------5--5-|
D|-4-4------------5--4-4--------3--3-|
A|-2-2--222222222-3--2-2--22222------|
E|-----------------------------------|
        *********         *****
e|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-4-4------------5--4-4---------7--6-5-|
A|-2-2--222222222-3--2-2--22222--5--4-3-|
E|--------------------------------------|
        *********         *****

Riff 11
e|------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------|
D|-11--7--9----14-13-12-11--14--9----9-8-7--5-6-7-|
A|--9--5--7----12-11-10--9--12--7----7-6-5--5-6-7-|
E|------------------------------------------------|
   "Time has caught up with me..."


Riff 12
e|-----------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------------5--4-4--------------------------|
A|-4-4-----------------5--4-4--------------------------|
E|-----2-2--2-2-2--2-2--------2-2--2-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-|
       * *  * * *  * *        * *  *
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------------5--4-4--------|
A|-4-4-----------------5--4-4--------|
E|-----2-2--2-2-2--2-2--------2-2--2-|
       * *  * * *  * *        * *  *
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-|

e|------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------------5--4-4----------5--5-|
A|-4-4-----------------5--4-4----------3--3-|
E|-----2-2--2-2-2--2-2--------2-2--2-2------|
       * *  * * *  * *        * *  * *
  "Grandma, I'm coming..."
e|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|
D|-4-4-----------------5--4-4--------|
A|-4-4-----------------5--4-4--------|
E|-----2-2--2-2-2--2-2--------2-2--2-|
       * *  * * *  * *        * *  *
  "...home now..."                    x2
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-0h3h6-|

e|-------|
B|-------|
G|-------|
D|-------|
A|--4-4--|
E|--2-2--|
   "...home now!"


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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