Iron Maiden - The Mercenary Chords & Tabs

 

The Mercenary Chords & Tabs

Iron Maiden Chords & Tabs

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The Mercenary Bass Tab

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Bass tab 
Transcribed by Erradicator ( erradicator@ironmaiden.com )

All textual notes refer to the tab ABOVE it. Any comments, suggestions, 
or errors refering to the tab below that should be brought to my attention, 
please e-mail me.

Tab explanations
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>   Accent                 |      /   Slide up
.   Staccatto              |      \   Slide down
h   Hammer-on/ pull off    |      :   Repeat
†   Harmonic               |      ~   slight bend 
-----------------------------------------------------

The Mercenary ( Gers, Harris )
 ( From the album " Brave New World " )      
 

G|--9--|-------------------------------------------------------|
D|.-9-.|.------------5--4--------------------5--4--7----------.|
A|.-7-.|.--7--5--7---------5--------7--5--7-------->----------.|
E|-----|----------------------7--------------------------------|
                                                   Play 2 times

|--------------------------------------------------|
|.--------------4----5----------------------------.|
|.--7--5--7------------------7--5--7-----3----5---.|
|--------------------------------------------------|
  Lyrics enter                         Play 4 times

|---9------------------------7------------------------5------------------------
|.--9------------------------7------------------------5------------------------
|.--7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7---5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5---3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3---
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   Bridge  (Nowhere to run...)       

7-------------------------|
7------------------------.|
5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5---.|
--------------------------|
            Play 2 times

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|.------------5--4--------------------5--4-------------.|
|.--7--5--7---------5--------7--5--7--------5----------.|
|----------------------7-----------------------7--------|


|---5------------------7-------------------9-------------|
|.--5------------------7-------------------9------------.|
|.--3--3-3-3-3---------5--5-5-5-5----------7--7-7-7-7---.|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
   Bridge  (Should have no fear...)        Play 4 Times

|--------------------------------------------------|
|.--------------4----5----------------------------.|
|.--7--5--7------------------7--5--7-----3----5---.|
|--------------------------------------------------|
                                      Play 5 times

|---9------------------------7------------------------5------------------------
|.--9------------------------7------------------------5------------------------
|.--7--7-7-7--7-7-7--7-7-7---5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5---3--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-3-3---
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   Bridge  (Nowhere to run...)       
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/i/iron_maiden/the_mercenary_btab.html ]
7-------------------------|
7------------------------.|
5--5-5-5--5-5-5--5-5-5---.|
--------------------------|
            Play 2 times

|-------------------------------------------------------|
|.------------5--4--------------------5--4-------------.|
|.--7--5--7---------5--------7--5--7--------5----------.|
|----------------------7-----------------------7--------|


|---5------------------7-------------------9-------------|
|.--5------------------7-------------------9------------.|
|.--3--3-3-3-3---------5--5-5-5-5----------7--7-7-7-7---.|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
   Bridge  (Should have no fear...)        Play 4 Times


|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|.------------------------------------------------------------------.|
|.--2-2-2-2-2------2-2-2--3--2--------0-0-0-0-0--------0-0-0---2-3--.|
|-------------------------------5-3----------------------------------|
   Solo 1                                            Play 2 Times

|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|.------------------------------------------------------------------.|
|.--2-2-2-2-2------2-2-2--3--2--------5-5-5-5-5--------3-3-3-3--5---.|
|-------------------------------5-3----------------------------------|
                                                                      

|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|.--------------------5---5--------------------------5----5-------.|
|.--7--7--7--7----------------------5--5--5--5--------------------.|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Solo 2                                           Play 2 Times                                                       

|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|.--------------------5----5---------------------------------------.|
|.--7--7--7--7-----------------------5--5--5--5--------------------.|
|-----------------------------------------------------5-5---5-5-----|
                                                                              

|---9-----------------7-------------------5-----------------7-----------------|
|.--9-----------------7-------------------5-----------------7----------------.|
|.--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3---5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5--.|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   Interlude

  Only Nicko, then ...

|---7-------------------9-------------|
|.--7-------------------9------------.|
|.--5--5-5-5-5----------7--7-7-7-7---.|
|-------------------------------------|
   Chorus  (Should have no fear...)       

|---5------------------7-------------------9-------------|
|.--5------------------7-------------------9------------.|
|.--3--3-3-3-3---------5--5-5-5-5----------7--7-7-7-7---.|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
   Bridge  (Should have no fear...)        Play 4 Times

  Then the end...
|------------------------------------------|
|.------------4--5----------------4--7----.|
|.--7--5--7-------------7--5--7------
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