Rush - Superconductor Chords & Tabs

 

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Superconductor Tab

   
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Date: Thu, 19 Oct 1995 20:05:58 -0700 (MST)
From: "Anthony John Zimmermann" <97445@ef.gc.maricopa.edu>

Rush
Superconductor
Presto
Music and Lyrics by Lee, Lifeson, and Peart

Transcribed by Tony Zimmermann
<97445@ef.gc.maricopa.edu>
Comments welcome


         (7/4)    Rhy.Fig.1
---------||----------------------------------------------------------|
--x------||----------------------------------------------------------|
--x------||-----2----2-----------2-------2---2-----------------------|
------X--||-----2----2-----------2-------2---2-------2---------------|
------X--||-----0----0-----------0-------0---0---Q---2---------------|
------X--||---------------3----------3-----------3---0---------------|
cowbell/
    snare                                    Q=quarter step bend


Rhy.Fig.2
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----2----2-----------2-------2---2--------------------------------|
|-----2----2-----------2-------2---2-----------2--------------------|
|-----0----0-----------0-------0---0-----------2--------------------|
|---------------3----------3-----------3---2---0--------------------|


Rhy.Fig.3
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------6----------------------|
|-----5----5----3------5---3---5---5----3----5----------------------|
|-----5----5----3------5---3---5---5----3----3----------------------|
|-----3----3-----------3-------3---3---------3----------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Rhy.Fig.4
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----5----5----3------5---3---5---5--------------------------------|
|-----5----5----3------5---3---5---5--------------------------------|
|-----3----3-----------3-------3---3--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------6--5--3----------------------|


Rhy.Fig.5  (4/4 time)
||------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
||------------------------|---------------|--------------------------|
||---------------7---8--7-|---------------|--------8-----7-----8--7--|
||------8--6--------------|----6--5-----5-|-----8-----8-----8--------|
||------------8-----------|----------6----|--6-----------------------|
||---6--------------------|-4-------------|--------------------------|

Rhy.Fig.5 (cont.)
|---------------------------------||----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------||----------------------------------|
|--------------8--/12--10~~~~~----||----------------------------------|
|-------8--10---------------------||----------------------------------|
|--/10----------------------------||----------------------------------|
|---------------------------------||----------------------------------|


Rhy.Fig.6 (4/4)               Rhy.Fig.7            slight trem vibrato
|----------------------------|----------------------------------------|
|----------------------------|-------6-----6-------6-~~~~-------------|
|------5--5--5--3--3--5--5---|-------5-----5-------3------------------|
|--R---5--5--5--3--3--5--5---|---R---3-----3-------3------------------|
|------3--3--3--------3--3---|-------3-----3--------------------------|
|----------------------------|----------------------------------------|

Rhy.Fig.8
||-----------------------------------|-------------------------------||
||-----------------------------------|-------------------------------||
||------------------------------2----|--2--2--------2-----2--2-------||
||--2--2--0-----2--0--2--2--0---2----|--2--2--------2-----2--2-----2-||
||--2--2--0-----2--0--2--2--0---0----|--0--0--------0-----0--0--Q--2-||
||--0--0--------0-----0--0-----------|---------3-------3-------(3)-0-||

Rhy.Fig.9  (synth arr. for guitar)
||------------------------------------------------------------------||
||------------------------------------------------------------------||
||------------------7------6----------------------------------------||
||--9-----------------------------7-------4-------------------------||
||------------------0-----(0)----(0)-----(0)------------------------||
||--0---------------------------------------------------------------||
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/r/rush/superconductor_tab.html ]
Rhy.Fig.10
||--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
||--------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
||--5--5--3-----5----3--5--5--3---|--2--2-------2-------2--2----------|
||--5--5--3-----5----3--5--5--3---|--2--2-------2-------2--2--------2-|
||--3--3--------3-------3--3------|--0--0-------0-------0--0--------2-|
||--------------------------------|--------3---------3--------3--2--0-|

Rhy.Fig.11 (synth arr. for guitar)
||------------------------------------------------------------------||
||--2---------------5------4----------------------------------------||
||--------------------------------4---------------------------------||
||----------------------------------------6-------------------------||
||------------------2-----(2)----(2)-----(2)------------------------||
||--2---------------------------------------------------------------||

Rhy.Fig.12                     Rhy.Fig.13          slight trem vibrato
||---------------------------|----------------------------------------|
||---------------------------|-------8-----8-------8-~~~~-------------|
||-----7--7--7--5--5--7--7---|-------7-----7-------5------------------|
||-R---7--7--7--5--5--7--7---|---R---5-----5-------5------------------|
||-----5--5--5--------5--5---|-------5-----5--------------------------|
||---------------------------|----------------------------------------|

Rhy.Fig.14                     Rhy.Fig.15           slight trem vibrato
||---------------------------|----------------------------------------|
||---------------------------|-------10----10-----10-~~~~-------------|
||-----9--9--9--7--7--9--9---|-------9-----9-------7------------------|
||-R---9--9--9--7--7--9--9---|---R---7-----7-------7------------------|
||-----7--7--7--------7--7---|-------7-----7--------------------------|
||---------------------------|----------------------------------------|

Rhy.Fig.16 (synth arr. for guitar)
||------------------------------------------------------------------||
||--4---------------7------6----------------------------------------||
||--------------------------------6---------------------------------||
||----------------------------------------8-------------------------||
||------------------4-----(4)----(4)-----(4)------------------------||
||--4---------------------------------------------------------------||


[w/Rhy.Fig.1]
   Packaged like a rebel or a hero

   Target mass appeal

   to make an audience feel
                  [w/Rhy.Fig.2]
   He really needs it

[alternate Rhy.Figs. 3&4]
   Package the illusion of persona

   Careful to conceal
[Rhy.Fig.4 twice]
   the fact that she's only too real

   she's got to screen it


   [w/Rhy.Fig.5]
   Hit you in a soft place
   a melody so sweet
   a strong and simple beat
   that you can dance to


[Rhy.Fig.6 twice, then Rhy.Fig.7, repeated]
Watch his every move
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Orchestrate illusions
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Watch his every move
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Hoping you'll believe
Designing to deceive
That's entertainment

[w/Rhy.Fig.8 into next verse]

[sim.]
He can put a target on the market
bask in your applause
reality withdraws
no he believes it

the role becomes the actor
she's addicted to applause
the stage a world because
she never leaves it

[sim.]
hit you in a soft place
with sentimental ease
they know the fantasies
that you romance to

[sim.]
Watch her every move
SUPERCONDUCTOR
She can manipulate reactions
SUPERCONDUCTOR
Watch her every move
SUPERCONDUCTOR
Pin the donkeys on her tail
Fantasy for sale
That's entertainment...

[Rhy.Fig.9]
(Guitar tacet)

[Rhy.Fig.10]
[Rhy.Fig.5]
Hit you in a soft place
a melody so sweet
a strong and simple beat
that you can dance to

[Rhy.Fig.5]
hit you in a soft place
with sentimental ease
they know the fantasies
that you romance to

[Rhy.Fig.6 twice, then Rhy.Fig.7, repeated]
WATCH his every move
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Orchestrate illusions
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Watch his every move
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Hoping you'll believe
Designing to deceive

[Rhy.Fig.12 twice, then Rhy.Fig.13, repeated,
                         with synth playing Rhy.Fig.11]
Watch her every move
SUPERCONDUCTOR
She can manipulate reactions
SUPERCONDUCTOR
Watch her every move
SUPERCONDUCTOR
Pin the donkeys on her tail
Fantasy for sale
That's entertainment...

[Rhy.Fig.14 twice, then Rhy.Fig.15, repeated,
                         with synth playing Rhy.Fig.16]
Watch his every move
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Watch his every move
   SUPERCONDUCTOR
Hoping you'll believe
Designing to deceive

[Repeat :Rhy.Fig.6 twice, then Rhy.Fig.7]
That's entertainment...
That's entertainment...
That's entertainment...
[Last Chord: C5 x355xx]
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