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The Enemy Within  Rush

Rush - The Enemy Within
From the CD 'Grace Under Pressure'
Written by Lee/Lifeson/Peart
Mercury/Polygram Records 818476-2
This song is in D. The guitar is chorused. This tab is not
entirely correct as there are many picking nuances throughout the song
and I didn't tab out each and every one. I just tabbed the main ones and
you are free to experiment with them.
Jimmy Pena - jimmy@walrus.com
| = not a standard bar line; just used to separate music
~ = vibrato or held note
s = slide
/ = slide up from infinity
\ = slide down into infinity
[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.
PM = Palm Mute; lightly touch the strings at the bridge with the edge of
the fret hand
Chord legend:
A : [x0222x]
[Riff 1] - Let each note ring out
Bm some kind of D Bm? Asus4 addD?
 
 e:-------------------|------------0---|------2--------|--------------|
 B:--------0----3-----|------0--3------|----3----------|------3---2---|
 G:------4---------0--|----2---------0-|--4------2-----|----2-------4-|
 D:----0--------------|-0--------------|2------------2-|--0-----------|
 A:--2----------------|----------------|-----------0---|0-------------|
 E:-------------------|----------------|---------------|--------------|

[Riff 2] 
[Bm] [G] [A]  
 
 e:--------------7---------------7\---------------3----------------5----|
 B:--------------7---------------7\---------------3----------------5----|
 G:--------------7---------------7\---------------4----------------6----|
 D:--------------9---------------9\-------------------------------------|
 A:--9--9-9-9-9------9--9-9-9-9-------5--5-5-5-5-------7--7-7-7-7-------|
 E:--7--7-7-7-7------7--7-7-7-7-------3--3-3-3-3-------5--5-5-5-5-------|
 PM ----------| PM ----------| PM ----------| PM -----------------|

[Riff 3] 
[Bm] [D] [A] [A/C#]  
 
 e:-------7~--------7~--------7~---------------|----------------------|
 B:-------7~--------7~--------7~-----10~-------|----------------------|
 G:-------7~--------7~--------7~-----11~-11----|--2--2-2-2--2-2--2----|
 D:-------9~--------9~--------9~-----12~-12----|--2--2-2-2--2-2--2----|
 A:--9-9-----9-9-9-----9-9-9-----9---12~-12----|--0--0-0-0--0-0--4----|
 E:--7-7-----7-7-7-----7-7-7-----7---10~-10s12-|----------------------|
 e:----------------------------|
 B:-------------------2--------|
 G:-----2-------------2--------|
 D:-----2--2----0-----2--------|
 A:--4--4--4------0---0---0----|
 E:----------------------------|

[Riff 4] 
[Bm] [G] [A]  
 
 e:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B:--------------------7------------------------------------------------|
 G:---------7--------7------------------4----------6--------------------|
 D:-----------9----9------------------5----------7----------------------|
 A:------9--------------------------5----------7------------------------|
 E:---7---------------------------3----------5--------------------------|
 PM ------------------------------------------------------------------|

Progression:
[Riff 1] x2
[Riff 2] x4
[Riff 2] x8 /w lyrics:
Things crawl in the darkness that imagination spins.
Needles at your nerve ends crawl like spiders on your skin.
Pou - pou - pou - pounding in your temples, and a surge of adrenalin.
Every muscle tense to fence the enemy within.
[Riff 3] x1
[Riff 3] x2 /w lyrics:
I'm not not giving in to security under pressure,
I'm not missing out on the promise of adventure,
I'm not giving up on implausible dreams,
Experience to extremes, experience to extremes...
[Guitar tacet] while keyboard and bass imply [Riff 2] x4
[Riff 2] x8 /w lyrics:
Suspicious looking stranger flashes you a dangerous grin.
Shadows across your window, was it only trees in the wind?
Every breath a static charge, a tongue that tastes like tin.
Steely-eyed outside to hide the enemy within.
[Riff 3] x1
[Riff 3] x2 /w lyrics:
I'm not not giving in to security under pressure,
I'm not missing out on the promise of adventure,
I'm not giving up on implausible dreams,
Experience to extremes, experience to extremes...
[Riff 4] x8
[Riff 1] x3
To you is it movement or is it action? Is it contact or just reaction?
And you, revolution, just resistance? Is it living or just existence?
Yeah you, it takes a little more persistance to get up and go the
d[A]ist[A]ance.
[Riff 3] x2 /w lyrics:
I'm not not giving in -
I'm not missing out -
I'm not giving up on implausible dreams,
Experience to extremes...
[Riff 3] x2 /w lyrics:
I'm not not giving in to security under pressure,
I'm not missing out on the promise of adventure,
I'm not giving up on implausible dreams,
___(some kind of weird chord here
\/ can't make it out)
Experience to extremes, experience to extremes...
[Riff 4] x5
 
 e:---------------------------------------------------------------------|
 B:----------------------7----------------------------------------------|
 G:---------7----------7------------------------------------------------|
 D:------------9-----9----------------5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-----------------|
 A:------9----------------------------5-5-5-5---7-7-7-7-----------------|
 E:---7-------------------------------3-3-3-3---5-5-5-5-----------------|
 PM ------------------------------------------------------------------|

Hey hey hey yeah!
Until fadeout:
[Bm] [G] [A]  
 
 e:-----7--7-----7--7-----7-----7-------3-------3------5-5-----5------|
 B:-----7--7-----7--7-----7-----7-------3-------3------5-5-----5------|
 G:-----7--7-----7--7-----7-----7-------4-------4------6-6-----6------|
 D:-----9--9-----9--9-----9-----9-------------------------------------|
 A:--9--------9--------9-----9------5--------5------7-------7---------|
 E:--7--------7--------7-----7------3--------3------5-------5---------|


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