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Shamandalie  Sonata Arctica

Track number 10 from Reckoning night (2004)
&
Track number 8 from For The Sake Of Revenge (live vertion)
Tabbed By: Mariano Arnaiz
Anything to : marianoarnaiz@hotmail.com
Tunning: 1/2 step down (EbAbDbGbBbeb)
This song is for two guitars, the acoustic one plays the chords all along the song.
the second guitar plays the fill (clean when theres no distortion, and the distorter
part along with the acustic guitar struming once)
Piano Intro: Piano only, follow the picking and struming as the piano plays
[Dmadd13-] [Dm] [C] [F] [Bb] [Gm] [Csus4] [C]  
 
 eb||--5----5--|--3--------|--1--|--1-----------|--3-------|--1---0---||
 Bb||--6----6--|--5-----5--|--1--|--3--------3--|--3--3----|--1---1---||
 Gb||--7----7--|--5-----5--|--2--|--3----3------|--3----3--|--0---0---||
 Db||--8----7--|--5--5-----|--3--|--3--3---3----|--5-------|--3---2---||
 Ab||--5----5--|--3--------|--3--|--1-----------|--5-------|--3---3---||
 Eb||----------|-----------|--1--|--------------|--3-------|----------||

[Gm] [Dm] [C] [F] [Bb] [Gm] [Asus4] [A]  
 
 eb||--3--3--|--1--1--|--0---0--|--1--|--1----3------|--3---------|--0--(0)--||
 Bb||--3-----|--3-----|--1--1---|--1--|--3------3----|--3--3------|--3.\.2---||
 Gb||--3-----|--2-----|--0------|--2--|--3--------3--|--3----3----|--2--(2)--||
 Db||--5--5--|--0--3--|--2------|--3--|--3--3--------|--5------5--|--2--(2)--||
 Ab||--5-----|--0-----|--3------|--3--|--1-----------|--5---------|--0--(0)--||
 Eb||--3-----|--------|---------|--1--|--------------|--3---------|----------||

Verse 1: Piano and guitar, the guitar strums the chords following the rhythm, no picking.
[Am]In good old [Dm]times, rem[Bb]ember my fr[C]iend
(FILL 1)
[F]Moon was so br[Bb]ight and so c[Dm]lose to us, so[F]met[F/E]imes
[Am]We were still [Dm]blind and [Bb]deaf, what a [C]bliss?
(___FILL 2___)
P[F]ainting the wo[Bb]rld of our ow[Dm]n, for our [F]own [F/E]eyes, [C]now?
FILL 1 FILL 2
[F] [F/E] [F] [F/E] [C]  
 
 eb||--------------|| ||-------------------||
 Bb||---10----10---|| ||---10----10----5---||
 Gb||---10----9----|| ||---10----9-----5---||
 Db||---10----10---|| ||---10----10----5---||
 Ab||---8-----7----|| ||---8-----7-----3---||
 Eb||--------------|| ||-------------------||

Chorus: play as the verse (the struming i mean)
[(C)]"Can we ever [Bb]have what we had the[F]n?
[Gm]Friendship un[Dm]breakable
[C]Love means [F]nothing to me
[Bb]Without [Gm]blinking an[Csus4] eye
[C]I'd... f[Gm]ade, if so [Dm]needed,
[C]All those [F]moments with you
(_FILL 3_)
[Bb]If I [Gm]had you [Asus4]beside [A]me"
FILL 3
[Asus4] [A]  
 
 eb||---0----0---||
 Bb||---3----2---||
 Gb||---2----2---||
 Db||---2----2---||
 Ab||---0----0---||
 Eb||------------||

Verse 2: Piano and guitar, the guitar strums the chords following the rhythm, no picking.
[Am]One cloudy [Dm]day we [Bb]both lost the [C]game?
(FILL 1)
[F]We drifted so [Bb]far and a[Dm]way[F] [F/E]
[Am]Nothing is [Dm]quite as [Bb]cruel as a [C]child
(___FILL 2___)
[F]Sometimes we b[Bb]reak the unbr[Dm]eakable, so[F]met[F/E]imes?[C]
FILL 1 FILL 2
[F] [F/E] [F] [F/E] [C]  
 
 eb||--------------|| ||-------------------||
 Bb||---10----10---|| ||---10----10----5---||
 Gb||---10----9----|| ||---10----9-----5---||
 Db||---10----10---|| ||---10----10----5---||
 Ab||---8-----7----|| ||---8-----7-----3---||
 Eb||--------------|| ||-------------------||

Chorus
[(C)]"And we'll never [Bb]have what we had t[F/A]hen
[Gm]Friendship unb[Dm]roken
[C]Love means no[F]thing to me
[Bb]Without b[Gm]linking an[Csus4] eye
[C]I'd... f[Gm]ade, if so n[Dm]eeded,
[C]All those mo[F]ments with you
(_____FILL 4_____)
[Bb]If I [Gm]had you b[Asus4]eside [A]me [Am]now"
FILL 4
[Asus4] [A] [Am]  
 
 eb||---0----0----0---||
 Bb||---3----2----1---||
 Gb||---2----2----2---||
 Db||---2----2----2---||
 Ab||---0----0----0---||
 Eb||-----------------||

Middle: Nice thing to rest form all those chords.
After the First line play the chords from the middle OVER THE LYRICS.
[(Am)] [F] [Dm] [C] [Em] [E5] [C] [D]  
 
 eb||--(0)----1----1----0----0-------0----5-------------------||
 Bb||--(1)----1----3----1----0-------1----7-------------------||
 Gb||--(2)----2----2----0----0-------0----7-------------------||
 Db||--(2)----3----0----2----2--2----2----7-------------------||
 Ab||--(0)----3----0----3----2--2----3----5----7-8-7-5--------||
 Eb||---------1--------------0--0----------------------8-7-5--||

(FILL 5 x4)
[A5]I [B5]was [C5]un-a[Bb]ble to c[F]ope with what [G]you said
[A5]Some- [B5]times [C5]we [Bb]need to be [F]cruel to be [G]kind
[A5]Child [B5]that [C5]I w[Bb]as, could n[F]ot see the r[G]eason
[A5]Fee-[B5]lings [C5]I h[Bb]ad were but[F] sham and a [G]lie?
FILL 5
[A5] [B5] [C5] [Bb] [F] [G]  
 
 eb||-----------|-------|-------|-------||
 Bb||-----------|---3---|-------|-------||
 Gb||--2--4--5--|---3---|---2---|---4---|| x4
 Db||--2--4--5--|---3---|---3---|---5---||
 Ab||--0--2--3--|---1---|---3---|---5---||
 Eb||-----------|-------|---1---|---3---||

Bridge:
[Cm]I h[A]ave n[D#]ever forg[Bb]otten your sm[G#]ile
[Bb]Your eyes, oh, [Cm]Shamandalie
[G#]Time went [Bb]by, many mem[D#]ories d[G#]ied
(___FILL 6___)
Fm G D#5 D#5*(no3)
I'm writing this down to ease my pain
[Cm]You [G#]saw [D#]us always [Bb]clearer than [G#]me
(FILL 7)
How [Bb]we were n[Cm]ever meant to be
[G#]Love den[Bb]ied meant the [D#]friendship would [G#]die
[Fm]Now I have seen the l[Gsus4]ight[G]
[Fm]These memories make me [G]cry
FILL 6 FILL 7
D#5 D#5*(no3) Cm
 
 eb||------------|| eb||--(3)---------------||
 Bb||------------|| Bb||--(4)---------------||
 Gb||---8----6---|| Gb||--(5)---------------||
 Db||---8----8---|| Db||--(5)---5-3---------||
 Ab||---6----5---|| Ab||--(3)-------6-5-3---||
 Eb||------------|| Eb||--------------------|| 

Intrumental: every instrument on the track plays this, I actually like to play only the lows notes
you can play the full chords if you want but is kind of difficult at that speed.
 
 eb||-------------|-------|-------|-------|-------------|----------------|--------------|-----------------||
 Bb||-------------|---6---|---3---|---5---|-------------|----------------|--------------|--(10)-(10)--5---||
 Gb||---2--4--5---|---7---|---3---|---5---|----------2--|---3--5--7--7---|---7--9--7----|---10---9----5---||
 Db||--(2)(5)(5)--|---7---|---3---|---5---|---3--5--(2)-|--(3)(5)(7)(7)--|--(7)(9)(7)---|---10---10---5---||
 Ab||---0--2--3---|---5---|---1---|---3---|--(3)(5)--0--|---1--3--5--5---|---5--7--5----|---8----7----3---||
 Eb||-------------|-------|-------|-------|---1--3------|----------------|--------------|-----------------||

Chorus
[(C)]"Can we ever [Bb]have what we had t[F/A]hen?
[Gm]Friendship un[Dm]broken
[C]Love means [F]nothing to me
[Bb]Without [Gm]blinking an[Csus4] eye
[C]I'd... f[Gm]ade, if so n[Dm]eeded,
[C]All those [F]moments with you
[Bb]see the w[Gm]orld with my [Csus4]wide o[C]pen [Gm]eyes
[(Gm)]Friendship got b[Dm]roken
[C]There's no [F]other for me
[Bb]Like the [Gm]one of my [Csus4]childhood [C]days
[Gm]Can you [Dm]forgive me?
[C]Love's got [F]better off me,
(_FILL 3_)
[Bb]On that d[Gm]ay back in [Asus4]old [A]times"
FILL 3
[Asus4] [A]  
 
 eb||---0----0---||
 Bb||---3----2---||
 Gb||---2----2---||
 Db||---2----2---||
 Ab||---0----0---||
 Eb||------------||

Piano Outro (WELL NO IDEA)
 
 eb||--------------------------------------------------------||
 Bb||--------------------------------------------------------||
 Gb||--------------------------------------------------------||
 Db||--------------------------------------------------------||
 Ab||--------------------------------------------------------||
 Eb||--------------------------------------------------------||

WEIRD CHORDS USED ALL ALONG THE SONG
[Dmadd13-] [Csus4] [F/E] [Gsus4] [F/A]  
 
 eb||--5-----|--1---|------|---3---|--1--||
 Bb||--6-----|--1---|-(10)-|---1---|--1--||
 Gb||--7-----|--0---|--9---|---0---|--2--||
 Db||--8-----|--3---|--10--|---0---|--3--||
 Ab||--5-----|--3---|--7---|---2---|--0--||
 Eb||--------|------|------|---3---|-----||


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