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Benighted  Opeth

As recorded by Opeth
From the 1999 Album STILL LIFE
Words by Mikael Akerfeldt
Music by Mikael Akerfeldt and Opeth
Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Peter Lindgren'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Mikael Akerfeldt'
Gtr III (E A D G B E) - 'Mikael Akerfeldt'
Intro
Q=148
[D5/G] [G5] [B5/G] [G] [E5/B] [G5/A] [Em/A] [Bm/A] [D5/A] 
[4/4] Gtrs I, III
Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q E E E E E E E E E E +E E Q
 
 ||-----5------3------|--2-------3------0---|-----------------|-----------------|
 ||o------3-------3---|-----0-------0-----0-|----3-----/5-----|-----------------|
 ||---------0-------0-|-------0-------0-----|------0------0---|-4-----2-(2)-----|
 ||-------------------|---------------------|-----------------|---0---------0---|
 ||o------------------|---------------------|-0------0------0-|-----0---------0-|
 ||--0--------(0)-----|-(0)-----(0)---------|-----------------|-----------------|

1.,2.,3.
[B7]E E E E +E E E E +E [B7/Eb]E E E Q +Q
 
 |-------------------|-----2-------------|
 |-------0-(0)-------|-------0-----------|
 |-----2-------2-----|---------2---------|
 |---1-----------1---|-----------1--(1)--|
 |-2---------------2-|-(2)---------------|
 |-------------------|-------------------|

E E E E E E E E E [Em/G]E +E E E E E E 4x
 
 |--3s=2-------------|---0-(0)------------||
 |-------3S5---------|-------------------o||
 |-----------4S2-0---|---0-(0)-----0------||
 |-------------------|-4-------2-2-0------||
 |-------------------|---------------0h2-o||
 |-(0)-------------0-|--------------------||

4.
[B7]E E E E +E E E E +E [B7/Eb]E E E Q +Q
 
 |-------------------|-----2-------------|
 |-------0-(0)-------|-------0-----------|
 |-----2-------2-----|---------2---------|
 |---1-----------1---|-----------1--(1)--|
 |-2---------------2-|-(2)---------------|
 |-------------------|-------------------|

[Em/G]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [+E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |--3s=2-------------|----0--(0)-----------|
 |-------3S5---------|---(0)-(0)-----------|
 |-----------4S2-0---|----0--(0)-----0-----|
 |-------------------|-4---------2-2-0-----|
 |-------------------|-----------------0h2-|
 |-(0)-------------0-|---------------------|

[Em7/Bb]E E E E +E E E E +E E E E Q E E
 
 ||--------------------|-------------------|
 ||o-------3-(3)-------|-------------------|
 ||------0-------0-----|-------0-----------|
 ||----2-----------2---|-----2---2-----0---|
 ||o-1---------------0-|-(0)---------------|
 ||--------------------|-----------/3----0-|

[D/F#]E E E E +E E S E. +E E Q E E E E 4x
 
 |---------------------|---------------------||
 |-3-------------------|----------0---------o||
 |-2-----0-(0)---2S=4--|-(4)-0----0----------||
 |-0-------------3S=5--|-(5)-2S4--2----------||
 |---------------------|------------0h2p0/--o||
 |-2p0-0-0-(0)-0---(0)-|---------------------||

1st Verse
[Em]Q E E E E E E E E E E H [Gmaj7/E]E E E E E E E E
 
 |------------0h2-|-----3--------||------------------|
 |--------0-----0-|---------5----||o-----------0---0-|
 |----------0-0---|-0S4---4------||----------0---0---|
 |------2---------|--------------||--------4---------|
 |----2-----------|--------------||o---0h2-----------|
 |-0--------------|--------------||--0---------------|

[Dadd9/F#] [Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----0---------------|-----------------|
 |---3---0-------------|-----------0---0-|
 |-----------(0)---(0)-|---------0---0---|
 |-4-------------------|-------4---------|
 |---------3-----2-----|---0h2-----------|
 |---------------------|-0---------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |------0-----------|-----------------|
 |--------0---------|-----------0---0-|
 |-(0)--------------|---------0---0---|
 |--4S5-------0---0-|-------4---------|
 |----------3---2---|---0h2-----------|
 |------------------|-0---------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [B]  
 
 |------0-----------|-----------------|---------------||
 |--------0---------|-----------------|--------------o||
 |-(0)--------------|-----2-----0-----|-0-----0-------||
 |--4S5-------0---0-|---2-----4-----4-|-----4---------||
 |----------3---2---|-0-----2-----3---|---5----------o||
 |------------------|-----------------|---------0-----||

Chorus
Q. E E E E [Dadd11/F#]E E E E E +H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q
 
 ||-----------------|-5--------------|-----------------|------------------||
 ||o--------------3-|---3------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
 ||-------------0---|-----0----------|-----------------|-0-----0----------||
 ||---------2S4-----|-------4-(4)----|-----4-----4---4-|-----4------------||
 ||o-0----0---------|----------------|---2-----2---0---|---3-----3-3-2---o||
 ||-----------------|----------------|-0-----3---------|------------------||

2nd Verse
[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 ||------------------|-----0---------------|
 ||o-----------0---0-|---3---0-------------|
 ||----------0---0---|-----------(0)---(0)-|
 ||--------4---------|-4-------------------|
 ||o---0h2-----------|---------3-----2-----|
 ||--0---------------|---------------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----------------|------0--------------|
 |-----------0---0-|--------0------------|
 |---------0---0---|-(0)-----------------|
 |-------4---------|--4S5-------0---0----|
 |---0h2-----------|----------3---2------|
 |-0---------------|---------------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [B]  
 
 |-----------------|------0-----------|-----------------|---------------||
 |-----------0---0-|--------0---------|-----------------|--------------o||
 |---------0---0---|-(0)--------------|-----2-----0-----|-0-----0-------||
 |-------4---------|--4S5-------0---0-|---2-----4-----4-|-----4---------||
 |---0h2-----------|----------3---2---|-0-----2-----3---|---5----------o||
 |-0---------------|------------------|-----------------|---------0-----||

Chorus
1.
Q. E E [Dadd9/F#]E E E E E E E +H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q
 
 ||-----------------|-5--------------|-----------------|------------------||
 ||o--------------3-|---3------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
 ||-------------0---|-----0----------|-----------------|-0-----0----------||
 ||---------2S4-----|-------4-(4)----|-----4-----4---4-|-----4------------||
 ||o-0----0---------|----------------|---2-----2---0---|---3-----3-3-2---o||
 ||-----------------|----------------|-0-----3---------|------------------||

Interlude
2.
E E E E E E E E E E +E E E E Q [Em]E E E E H +W
 
 |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|---------5--------|---------0-------|-(0)---------------|
 |-----------------|-4---------4------|-------0---------|-------------------|
 |-----4-----4---4-|------------------|-----2-----------|-------------------|
 |---2-----2---0---|---3-(3)-----3-2--|---2-------------|-------------------|
 |-0-----3---------|------------------|-0---------------|-------------------|

|
| Gtr III
| W W H Q E E E E E E E E E E
 
 |-----------------|------------------|------------/2h3-|--2----2-----2-3-5-|
 |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-----5---4-5-------|
 |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|
 |-----------------|------------------|-----------------|-------------------|

9[G/E]/8 [Gadd9/G/B] 4[Am]/4 6[Am/C]/4[C] [Dsus4/D/F#]
Gtrs I, III
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 ||--7-----5-----3-----|-----------------|--------------------------|
 ||o---0-----0-----0---|-1-------1-------|-1-----1------------------|
 ||------0-----0-----0-|---2-------2-----|---2-----0---0-----2------|
 ||--------------------|-----2-------2---|-----2-----2---0-----0----|
 ||o-------3-----2-----|-0-----0-------0-|-------3---------0-----0--|
 ||--0-----------------|-----------------|-------------3-----2------|

Q=129
[B5/E] [E5/B] 
[4/4] E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E [3/4] E E S S E E E
 
 |-----------------|-----------------|---------0-2-3/----||
 |-----------------|-----------------|-------0----------o||
 |-4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-------------------||
 |---4-------4-----|---4-------4-----|-----2-------------||
 |-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-0h2--------------o||
 |-0-----0-------0-|-------0-------0-|-------------------||

Q=148
9[G/E]/8 [Gadd9/G/B] 4[Am]/4
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-7-----5-----3-----|-----------------|
 |---0-----0-----0---|-1-------1-------|
 |-----0-----0-----0-|---2-------2-----|
 |-------------------|-----2-------2---|
 |-------3-----2-----|-0-----0-------0-|
 |-0-----------------|-----------------|

[Am/C] [C] [Dsus4/D/F#] [B5/E]  
[6/4] [4/4]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-------------------------|------------------|
 |-1-----1-----------------|------------------|
 |---2-----0---0-----2-----|-4-------4--------|
 |-----2-----2---0-----0---|---4-------4------|
 |-------3---------0-----0-|-----2-------2----|
 |-------------3-----2-----|-0-----0-------0--|

Gtr I
E E E E E E E E S S E E E E E Q
 
 |-----------------|---------------------|
 |-----------------|-------10-x-7-8------|
 |-4-------4-------|----------------7S5--|
 |---4-------4-----|--7S=9---------------|
 |-----2-------2---|---------------------|
 |-------0-------0-|---------------------|

|
| Gtr III
| E E E E E E E E +H. Q
 
 |-----------------|---------------------|
 |-----------------|---------------------|
 |-4-------4-------|---------------------|
 |---4-------4-----|---------------------|
 |-----2-------2---|---------------------|
 |-------0-------0-|-(0)-----------------|

Guitar Solo
Q=148
7/8 4[Gmaj7/E]/4
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-7p0-------0---||---------------------------------|
 |-----0-------0-||-------------------0-------0-----|
 |---------------||----------------0----0-----------|
 |-------7S9-----||------------4--------------------|
 |---------------||-----0h==2-----------------------|
 |---------------||--0------------------------------|

|
| Gtr II
| W E E +Q +E E S S S S
 
 |---------------||---------------------------------|
 |---------------||---------------------------------|
 |---------------||--------------------------12-14--|
 |---------------||-12S14-(14)---(14)-----14--------|
 |---------------||-12S14-(14)---(14)---------------|
 |---------------||---------------------------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----------0-------------------|
 |----3------------0-------------|
 |-------------------------0---0-|
 |--4----------------------------|
 |-----------------------3---2---|
 |-------------------------------|

|
| ~~
| E S S +S S S S H
 
 |-------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-15---15-(15)-14---12----------|
 |----------------------14-------|
 |-------------------------------|
 |-------------------------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |----------------------------|------------0---------------|
 |--------------------0-----0-|---------------0------------|
 |-----------------0-----0----|-(0)------------------------|
 |--------------4-------------|--4S=5-------------0---0----|
 |-----0h=2-------------------|-----------------3---2------|
 |--0-------------------------|----------------------------|

|
| ~~~~~~~
| E E S E. E E E E E S S +H E S S
 
 |----------------------------|----------------------------|
 |----------------------------|-------------------------x--|
 |-12-11-12S14----12-11-------|-----------------------x----|
 |----------------------14-12-|----------------------------|
 |----------------------------|-14S12-10-(10)--------------|
 |----------------------------|----------------------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-----------------------------------------|-----------0--------------|
 |------------------------0-----------0----|----------------0---------|
 |--------------------0----------0---------|-(0)----------------------|
 |-----------------4-----------------------|--4S==5-------------0---0-|
 |----0h=====2-----------------------------|------------------3---2---|
 |--0--------------------------------------|--------------------------|

|
| ~
| E S S +S S E S E S +S S S S E +S S S E. H
 
 |-15---14-(14)----------------------------|--------------------------|
 |--------------12-------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-------------------12-----11-(11)-9---11S|=12-(12)-9-9-9----7-------|
 |-----------------------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------|--------------------------|
 |-----------------------------------------|--------------------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [B]  
 
 |--------------------|------------------------|
 |--------------------|------------------------|
 |------2------0------|-0------0---------------|
 |----2------4------4-|------4-----------------|
 |--0------2------3---|----5-------------------|
 |--------------------|-----------0------------|

|
| E E E E Q E E E E Q S S E +Q
 
 |-12-----------------|------------------------|
 |--------12-----13---|---10-------------------|
 |--------------------|----------11S9S11-(11)--|
 |--------------------|------------------------|
 |--------------------|------------------------|
 |--------------------|------------------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |--------------------------|---------0------------------|
 |--------------------0---0-|-----3-------0--------------|
 |---------------0------0---|-------------------(0)---(0)|
 |------------4-------------|-4--------------------------|
 |------0h=2----------------|-----------------3-----2----|
 |-0------------------------|----------------------------|

|
| S E. +Q +S S E E E S E S S S S S Q E E
 
 |--------------------------|----------------------------|
 |--------------------------|----------------------------|
 |-7S9----(9)---(9)-----7S9-|----------------------------|
 |--------------------------|-9-----8---7---5------------|
 |--------------------------|-----------------7--------5S|
 |--------------------------|----------------------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |--------------------|---------0---------------|
 |-----------0---0----|-------------0-----------|
 |---------0---0------|-(0)---------------------|
 |-------4------------|--4S=5-----------0---0---|
 |---0h2--------------|---------------3---2-----|
 |-0------------------|-------------------------|

|
| E E E E E E E S S E E +E E E E Q
 
 |--------------------|-------------------------|
 |---------------8S10-|----12-(12)--------------|
 |-----9---7S9--------|-11---------11S9-9S7-----|
 |---9---9------------|-------------------------|
 |-7------------------|-------------------------|
 |--------------------|-------------------------|

[Gmaj7/E]  
[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E]  
 
 |-------------------|------0-----------|
 |-------------0---0-|--------0---------|
 |----------0----0---|-(0)--------------|
 |-------4-----------|--4S5-------0---0-|
 |---0h2-------------|----------3---2---|
 |-0-----------------|------------------|

|
| Q Q +E E E E E E E E E E E E
 
 |-------------------|------------------|
 |-------------------|----8-------------|
 |---------------7-7-|--7s9-7---7h9-7h9-|
 |-7S==9---(9)---9-9-|--9-9---9-9-9-9-9-|
 |-------------------|------------------|
 |-------------------|------------------|

[E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [E] [B]  
 
 |-------------------|--------------------|
 |-------------------|--------------------|
 |-----2-------0-----|--0------0----------|
 |---2------4------4-|-------4------------|
 |-0-----2-------3---|-----5--------------|
 |-------------------|-----------0--------|

|
| Q E E +E E Q +Q. E E E E E
 
 |-------------------|--------------------|
 |-------------------|--------------------|
 |-7---7-------------|-----------9---7S9--|
 |-9---9S7-(7)-5-----|--------------------|
 |---------------7---|-(7)----------------|
 |-------------------|--------------------|

Chorus
Q. E E [Dadd11]E E E E E E E +H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E Q
 
 |-------------------------|-5--------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-----------------------3-|---3------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |---------------------0---|-----0----------|-----------------|-0-----0---------|
 |----------------2S=4-----|-------4-(4)----|-----4-----4---4-|-----4-----------|
 |-0----------0------------|----------------|---2-----2---0---|---3-----3-3-2---|
 |-------------------------|----------------|-0-----3---------|-----------------|

|
| E E +Q +H W W W
 
 |-------------------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-9--10-(10)---(10)-------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|
 |-------------------------|----------------|-----------------|-----------------|

Q. E E E E E E E E E +H E E E E E E E E E E +E E E E Q
 
 |----------------|-5--------------|-----------------|------------------|
 |--------------3-|---3------------|-----------------|---------5--------|
 |------------0---|-----0----------|-----------------|-4---------4------|
 |--------2S4-----|-------4-(4)----|-----4-----4---4-|------------------|
 |-0----0---------|----------------|---2-----2---0---|---3-(3)-----3-2--|
 |----------------|----------------|-0-----3---------|------------------|

3rd Verse
Gtrs I, III
Q S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E
 
 ||-------------------|-----0---------------|
 ||o------------0---0-|---3---0-------------|
 ||-----------0---0---|-----------(0)---(0)-|
 ||---------4---------|-4-------------------|
 ||o----0h2-----------|---------3-----2-----|
 ||--0----------------|---------------------|

Q S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E
 
 |------------------|------0------------|
 |------------0---0-|--------0----------|
 |----------0---0---|-(0)---------------|
 |--------4---------|--4S5-------0---0--|
 |----0h2-----------|----------3---2----|
 |-0----------------|-------------------|

[Gmaj7/E] [Gmaj7/E] 
[4/4] Q S S E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E H
 
 |------------------|------0-----------|-----------------|---------------||
 |------------0---0-|--------0---------|-----------------|--------------o||
 |----------0---0---|-(0)--------------|-----2-----0-----|-0-----0-------||
 |--------4---------|--4S5-------0---0-|---2-----4-----4-|-----4---------||
 |----0h2-----------|----------3---2---|-0-----2-----3---|---5----------o||
 |-0----------------|------------------|-----------------|---------0-----||

[Cmaj7/A]Q E E E E E E E E E E E E E S S [Emadd9]E E E E [Dadd11]E E E E Q Q +E E E E [E5/B] 4x
 
 ||---------0-------|-------------------|-----------------|---------------0----||
 ||o------0---0-----|-----0-------------|-----------------|-------------5-----o||
 ||-----5-------0---|---0-------0-------|-----0-------0---|-----------4--------||
 ||---------------5S|=7-----7S9---5-4h5-|---4---4---4---5p|=4------------------||
 ||o-0--------------|-------------------|-7-------5-----3-|-------------------o||
 ||-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|----1--(1)----------||

Outro
[E]E E +E [Em]E +Q E E E E E E E E E E Q Q +H +W
 
 |----------------2p0-|-----------------|--------------------|-----------|
 |--------------------|-0---------------|----<12>--(<12>)----|-(<12>)----|
 |---------0-(0)------|---2p0-----0-----|----<12>--(<12>)----|-(<12>)----|
 |-2S4-(4)-2-(2)------|-------0h2-------|--------------------|-----------|
 |--------------------|-----------------|--------------------|-----------|
 |-0-------0-(0)------|-------------3p2-|-0------------------|-----------|

+W +W +W +W
 
 |---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------*|
 |-(<12>)--------|-(<12>)--------|-(<12>)--------|-(<12>)----*|
 |-(<12>)--------|-(<12>)--------|-(<12>)--------|-(<12>)----*|
 |---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------*|
 |---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------*|
 |---------------|---------------|---------------|-----------*|

Duration Legend
 
 ---------------
 W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura

+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for. Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests. Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for. Low
melody durations appear below the staff
Tablature Legend
 
 ----------------

h - hammer-on
p - pull-off
b - bend
pb - pre-bend
r - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
/\ - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
s - legato slide
S - shift slide
<n> - natural harmonic
(n) - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
~ - vibrato
tr - trill
T - tap
TP - trem. picking
PM - palm muting
\n/ - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
\n - tremolo bar down
n/ - tremolo bar up
/n\ - tremolo bar inverted dip
= - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
<> - volume swell (louder/softer)
x - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
o - on rhythm slash represents single note slash
Misc Legend
 
 -----------

| - bar
|| - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*| - double bar (ending)
: - bar (freetime)
$ - Segno
& - Coda
Tempo markers - <E/E./Q/Q./H/H.> = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

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Am Am/C B B5/E B5/G B7 B7/Eb Bm/A C Cmaj7/A D/F# D5/A D5/G Dadd11 Dadd9/F# E E5/B Em Em/A Em7/Bb Emadd9 G G/E G5 G5/A Gmaj7/E
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