Queensryche - The Needle Lies Chords & Tabs

 

The Needle Lies Chords & Tabs

Queensryche Chords & Tabs

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The Needle Lies Tab

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Author/Artist: Queensryche
Title: The Needle Lies
Album: Operation: Mindcrime
Transcribed by: Raven
Email: grans@earthlink.net

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--------------|---------------------------------------------------------------
-x------------|---------------------------------------------------------------
-x-\----------|-7----10--7----7----10---10----7----10--7----7----10---10------
-x------------|-5----8---5----5----8----7-----5----8---5----5----8----7-------
--------------|---------------------------------------------------------------
 intro- pick scrape and riff                                                  

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------7--------7--------7--------7--------7-----------7--------7--------7----
-5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5--5-----5--5-----5--5-------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 verse riff                                                                   

------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
-------7--------7-----------3--------3--------3--------3--------3-|-----------
-5--5-----5--5-----5--5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5-----5--5----|3--3--3----
------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------
                                                                    end # 1   

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-----------------------------------------*|-----------------------------------
------------------------------------------|----5------------------------7-----
-5--------5--------5--------5--------5----|----5------------------------7-----
----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----3--3-----5*|----3------------------------5-----
------------------------------------------|-----------------------------------
                                            end #2  you'll never get away     

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-12b14----rp10--12b14v-----10h12p10------10-----------------------------------
-------------------------------------12------12--10------10--12b14-12b14------
-----------------------------------------------------12-----------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 Guitar Solo #1                                                               

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-10h12p12--9h10p9--7--9--7------7--9-----------------------------------7------
----------------------------10--------10--9--10--7--9--7--9--7--9--10---------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                       pm---------------------                

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-9h10p9--7--9--10--12v--------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                              

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--------------------------------6-p-5--6--------------------------------------
--------------------------------5------5--------------------------------------
---7------7---7----5-----5-5----5------5----3-----3-3--3-/-5-\-3--------------
---5------8---5----3-----3-3----------------1-----1-1--1---3---1---5-5-5-5-5--
-------------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3-3-3--
 chorus                pm---                    pm---           pm----------- 

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------7-----7---7---5------3---0---3--3----3-3--3---3---3----
-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5---5-----7---8---3------3---3---3--1----1-1--1---0---1----
-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3----------------------------------------------------------
 -------------------                                      pm---               

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-----------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------
-----------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------
-----------------------------|------------------|-----------------------------
-5----5-5----5-5----5-5----5-|-12--11--10--9--8-|7----------5---5---5---7-----
-3----3-3----3-3----3-3----3-|-10--9---8---7--6-|5---5--5---6---5---6---5-----
                                                 solo riff                    

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--------------------------------------------------------*|--------------------
---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------
---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------
---------------5--7----7----------5---5---5---3-------5-*|--------------------
--5-5-5--7--8----------5----5--5--6---5---6---1-------3--|--------------------
 pm--                    pm-----                                              
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/q/queensryche/the_needle_lies_tab.html ]
-----------------------------------------------------------15--13--12---------
---------------------------------------8b10r----12b13r-10--------------15-----
-/7v---5--3---------7b9r---9--8--7--8-----------------------------------------
-------------7--5-------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 Guitar Solo #2- great example of Michael Wilton's style.                     

-12h13h15p13p12-10h13p12p10h13p12p10h13p12p10--------15b17--r15-p-13-15b17v---
----------------------------------------------13p10---------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                              

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
--13h15p13-12h13p12----12-----------------------------------------------------
--------------------14----14--12--11--12------11------------------------------
------------------------------------------14------12--14--12--10--9h10h12-----
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                              

------------------------------------------------------12h13h15-/-17v----------
---------------------------------------------12h13h15-------------------------
-9h10h12----------10h11h13----------11h12h14----------------------------------
---------10h11h13----------11h12h14-------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------3-----------
------------------------------------------------------------------1-----------
                                                                              

-17-/-19v----19----24v----\----/-\-----/\-----/-------------------------------
----------------------------\/-----\-/----\-/---------------------------------
------------------------------------*------*----------------------------------
-------------------2----------------------------------------------------------
-3-----5-----5-----2----------------------------------------------------------
-1-----3-----3-----0----------------------------------------------------------
                          wag the bar really fast                             

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------5--3--2---------2----------------------5--3--2---
-----------3--2--0--5--3--0----------5--3----0----3--2--0--5--3--0------------
 cool riff- palm mute everything except E5 chords                             

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------2--2----------------------5--3--2----------2----------------------5--
-5--3----0--0----3--2--0--5--3--0-----------5--3----0----3--2--0--5--3--0-----
                                                                              

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
---------------------------------------------------2--------------------------
--3--2--------------------------------5--3--2------2---------------------5----
--------5--3--2--0--3--2--0--5--3--0----------5----0----3--2--0--5--3--0------
                                                                              

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------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-3--2---------2---------------------------------------------------------------
------5--3----0---------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                              

---------------------------------------------------------|--------------------
-*----------------3-------------------------------------*|--------------------
--------------------0------------------------7---7-7---7-|----9---------------
-------------5-------------------------------7---7-7---7-|-/--9---------------
-*-7---------5-----------3----3--3--3--3--3--5---5-5---5*|----7---------------
---5---------3-----------1----1--1--1--0--1--------------|----0---------------
 chorus #2- key change       pm---                                            

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-*----------------------------------------------------------------------------
------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------------------------------------2----------------------------------------
-*-------------------5--3--2---------2---------------------5--3--2------------
----3--2--0--5--3--0---------5--3----0----3--2--0--5--3--0---------5--3--2----
 cool riff #2- again, palm mute everything except E5's                        

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-------------------------------------*|---------------------------------------
--------------------------------------|---------------------------------------
-----------------------------------2--|---------------------------------------
----------------------5--3--2------2-*|---------------------------------------
-0--3--2--0--5--3--0----------5----0--|---------------------------------------
         the 3rd time end here^                                               

h  - hammer on
p  - pull off
* - trill
b  - bend (use tremolo bar for downbend)
r  - release bend
/  - slide up
\  - slide down
v  - vibrato
t  - tap (with strumming hand)
x  - fret-hand muting
^ -  natural harmonics
ph- artificial (pinch) harmonics
PM palm mute
					-\----------/----
Lines going diagonally up and down   --\--------/-----
These mean whammy bar                     --\------/-------
 		 -                                    --\----/------
\ - bar down
/- bar up

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