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Afterimage  Rush

Rush - Afterimage
From the CD 'Grace Under Pressure'
Written by Lee/Lifeson/Peart
Mercury/Polygram Records 818476-2
This song is in the key of C. Standard tuning [EADGBe] (low to
high). 4/4 time. Play with some distortion.
Jimmy Pena - jimmy@walrus.com
= not a standard bar line; just used to separate music
~ = vibrato or held note
x = percussive note with no pitch; muted note
. = staccato; mute the note immediately after striking it
h = hammer on
p = pull off
s = slide
b = bend string up to indicated pitch/fret
r = release bend to indicated string/fret
/ = slide up from infinity
\ = slide down into infinity
[5] = artificial harmonic (use thumb to follow through the pick attack)
o \_
o / repeat sign (always look for these!)
[x35553] = fret box; this is a C chord - this is the same as standard
tablature, only turned on its side. Tilt your head clockwise to read.
Chord legend:
Dm : [x57765]
C : [x3555x]
Dm11 : [x53553]
Csus2 : [x35533]
[Riff 1] 
[Am] [Em]  
 
 e:-0--0~-------------------------------0~--------------------------
 B:-1--1------------------------------0-0---------------------------
 G:-2--2------------------------------0-0---------------------------
 D:-2--2---2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2---------------------------
 A:-0--0---0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2
 E:-----------------------------------0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0 

[G] [F]  
 
 e:---3~-----------------------------1--1~--------------------------
 B:-3-3------------------------------1--1---------------------------
 G:-0-0------------------------------2--2---------------------------
 D:-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0--0-0-0-0---3--3---------------------------
 A:-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2--2-2-2-2---3--3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3
 E:-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--3-3-3-3---1--1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1--1-1-1-1 

[Riff 2] 
[Am7] [Dm] [C]  
 
 e:--------------------5-- ---5--5--5--5--5-------------------------
 B:--------------------5-- ---6--6--6--6--6---5~--------------------
 G:o-------------------5-o ---7--7--7--7--7---5~--------------------
 D:o---------------------o ---7--7--7--7--7---5~--------------------
 A:-----------5--5-7------ ---5--5--5--5--5---3~--------------------
 E:--3--5-----3--3-5------ ----------------------------------------- 

[Riff 3] 
[Bbsus2] [Gm7sus4]  
 
 e:--1--1--1--1------1~---------------------------------------------
 B:--1--1--1--1------1~---------------------------------------------
 G:--3--3--3--3------3~---------------------------------------------
 D:--3--3--3--3------3~---------------------------------------------
 A:--1--1--1--1------x----------------------------------------------
 E:------------------3~--------------------------------------------- 

[Riff 4a] [Riff 4b] 
 
 e:------13--12--10--12------------- ------13--12--10--12-----------
 B:--10------------------13--10~~--- --10------------------10~~-----
 G:--------------------------------- -------------------------------
 D:--------------------------------- -------------------------------
 A:--------------------------------- -------------------------------
 E:--------------------------------- ------------------------------- 

[Riff 4c] [Riff 4d] 
 
 e:------13--12--10--12--[15]~~-- ------13--12------12--[17]~~------
 B:--10-------------------------- --------------15------------------
 G:------------------------------ --14------------------------------
 D:------------------------------ ----------------------------------
 A:------------------------------ ----------------------------------
 E:------------------------------ ---------------------------------- 

[Riff 5] 
 
 e:--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-------------------------------------
 B:--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6--6-6-6-------------------------------------
 G:--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------------------------------------
 D:--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7-------------------------------------
 A:--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5-------------------------------------
 E:----------------------------------------------------------------- 

[Riff 6] 
[Am] [Em] [G]  
 
 e:--------------------- ---------------------- --------------------
 B:--------------------- ---------------------- --------------------
 G:o--4-4-5-5-7-7-5-5--o o------4-4-----------o o------7-7-5-5-4-4-o
 D:o-------------------o o--5-5------7-7-5-5--o o--5-5-------------o
 A:--------------------- ---------------------- --------------------
 E:--------------------- ---------------------- -------------------- 

[F]  
 
 e:---------------------
 B:---------------------
 G:o------5-5-4-4-2-2--o
 D:o--3-3--------------o
 A:---------------------
 E:--------------------- 

[Riff 7] 
[Dm] [C]  
 
 e:-13-13-13---13-13-13---12-12-12---15-15-15-----------------------
 B:-15-15-15---15-15-15---13-13-13---17-17-17-----------------------
 G:-14-14-14---14-14-14---12-12-12---17-17-17-----------------------
 D:-----------------------------------------------------------------
 A:-----------------------------------------------------------------
 E:----------------------------------------------------------------- 

[Riff 8] 
[Gm7sus4]  
 
 e:--1---1----1-1-1-1-----3---3----3-3-3-3-------3-3--3~~-----------
 B:--1---1----1-1-1-1-----3---3----3-3-3-3-------5-5--6~~-----------
 G:--3---3----3-3-3-3-----5---5----5-5-5-5-------5-5--5~~-----------
 D:--3---3----3-3-3-3-----3---3----3-3-3-3------------0~~-----------
 A:--1---1----1-1-1-1-----5---5----5-5-5-5--------------------------
 E:-----------------------3---3----3-3-3-3-------------------------- 

[Riff 9] 
[Dm] [C/D] [Dm]  
 
 e:--13-13-13---13-13-13---15-15-15---17-17-17----------------------
 B:--15-15-15---15-15-15---15-15-15---15-15-15----------------------
 G:--14-14-14---14-14-14---12-12-12---14-14-14----------------------
 D:-----------------------------------------------------------------
 A:-----------------------------------------------------------------
 E:----------------------------------------------------------------- 

Song progression:
[Riff 1] x2
[Riff 1] x1 /w lyrics:
[bit xtra F cymbal crasbes] 
Suddenly you were gone from all the lives you left your mark upon.
[Riff 2] x4 /w lyrics:
I remember -
how we talked and drank into the misty dawn. I hear the voices.
We ran by the water on the wet summer lawn. I see the footprints.
I remember...
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel the way you would. ([Riff 4a] x1)
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel the way you would. ([Riff 4b] x1)
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel, I feel the way you would. ([Riff 5] x1)
[Riff 6] x1 /w lyrics:
Tried to believe but you know it's no good.
This is something that just can't be understood.
[Riff 2] x4 /w lyrics:
I remember -
the shouts of joy skiing fast through the woods. I hear the echoes.
I learned your love for life. I feel the way that you would. I feel your
presence. I remember...
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel the way you would. ([Riff 4a] x1)
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel the way you would. ([Riff 7] x1)
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel, I feel the way you would. ([Riff 4c] x1)
[Riff 8] x1 /w lyrics:
This just can't be understood...
Keyboard arr. for guitar:
This is a little sloppy but the keyboard plays each chord on the beat.
[Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] 
[Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm]  
[C] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C] [C] 
[Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] [Dm] 
[C]Dm [C]Dm [C]Dm [C]Dm11*[C] [C]Dm [C]Dm [C]Dm Dm[C] [C]Dm [C]Dm [C]Dm Dm
C C C Csus2* C C C C C C C C
Dm Dm Dm Dm* Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm
C C C C* C C C C C C C C
Dm Dm Dm Dm11* Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm Dm
C C C C* C C C C C C C C C C
The noise you hear in the background is a keyboard. The guitar
strikes all notes with an asterisk.
[Guitar Solo] 
 
 e:---------5--------- ---------------------- ----------------------
 B:--6--x---6-----6--- ---6--------6p5--6---- ----------------6-----
 G:--7--x---7--7--7--- ---7---7----7p5--7---- --------7--7p5--------
 D:--7--x---7--7--7--- ---7---7----7p5--7---- -----7----------------
 A:--5--x---5--5--5--- ---5---5----5----5---- ---5------------------
 E:------------------- ---------------------- ----------------------
 e:----------------------- --------------------- ---5--5--5--3--3---
 B:--5--5--5-------5------ --8--8--8--8\6---6\-- ---6--6--6--5--5---
 G:--5--5--5-------5------ --9--9--9--9\7---7\-- -------------------
 D:--5--5--5----5--5--5--- --------------------- -------------------
 A:--3--3--3-------3------ --------------------- -------------------
 E:----------------------- --------------------- -------------------
 e:----------------5----- -----10--10~--10--10-- ----13-13-13-13-13-
 B:--6---------6---6----- -----10--10~--10--10-- -15-15-15-15-15-15-
 G:--7---------7---7----- -----12--12~--12--12-- -14----------------
 D:--7---7-----7---7----- ---------------------- -------------------
 A:--5------5------5----- ---------------------- -------------------
 E:---------------------- ---------------------- -------------------
 e:----13-------- --------------12------------------ ---------------
 B:-15-15-15----- --13--13------13----------13------ ---------------
 G:-14----14----- --12--12--12--12------12--12--12-- ---------------
 D:-------------- --14--14--14----------14--14--14-- ---------------
 A:-------------- ---------------------------------- ---------------
 E:-------------- ---------------------------------- ---------------
 e:--12--13--12---15-12-15--- --13-12------13-12-----13\------------
 B:--13--13--13---13-13-13--- --13-13-13---13-13-13--13\------------
 G:--12--12--12---12-12-12--- --12-12-12---12-12-12--12\------------
 D:-------------------------- --------------------------------------
 A:-------------------------- --------------------------------------
 E:-------------------------- --------------------------------------
 e:------5------5--- --8---8---8---5-- -----------------------------
 B:------6------6--- --6---6---------- --6---6s8--------------------
 G:--7---7------7--- --9---9---------- -----------7-----------------
 D:--7---7------7--- --7---7---------- -----------------------------
 A:--5---5------5--- ----------------- ----------------------10-----
 E:----------------- ----------------- -----------------------8-----
 e:-----------------8----/5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---3~~--------------
 B:--8----8--8--8---8----/6--6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6---5~~--------------
 G:--9----9--9--9---9----/5--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5~~--------------
 D:-10---10-10-10--10-----------------------------------------------
 A:-10---10-10-10---------------------------------------------------
 E:--8--------------------------------------------------------------
 e:--------------------20---20~~------------------------------------
 B:--17--17--15-18p17--17---17~~------------------------------------
 G:--17--17--16-17-----17---17~~------------------------------------
 D:--17--17--17-17-----17---17~~------------------------------------
 A:-----------------------------------------------------------------
 E:----------------------------------------------------------------- 

[Riff 6] x1
[Riff 6] x1 /w lyrics:
I tried to believe but you know it's no good.
This is something that just can't be understood.
[Riff 2] x2 /w lyrics:
I remember -
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel the way you would. ([Riff 4a] x1)
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel the way you would. ([Riff 9] x1)
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
I feel, I feel the way you would. ([Riff 4d] x1)
[Riff 3] x1 /w lyrics:
This just can't be understood.
 
 e:------10~------10~------20b22~~~~~-------------------------------
 B:------10~------10~-----------------------------------------------
 G:--12~------12~---------------------------------------------------
 D:--12~------12~---------------------------------------------------
 A:-----------------------------------------------------------------
 E:----------------------------------------------------------------- 

No!
 
 e:---1------1--1-----3------3--3-------3~~-------------------------
 B:---1------1--1-----3------3--3-------6~~-------------------------
 G:---3------3--3-----5------5--5-------5~~-------------------------
 D:---3------3--3-----3------3--3-------3~~-------------------------
 A:---1------1--1-----5------5--5-------5~~-------------------------
 E:-------------------3------3--3----------------------------------- 


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