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

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------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------|
------------------------------------------------------------------|-----------|
-------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-----------------------|
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 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_ver_2.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---------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


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--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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-*----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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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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