David Bowie - The Man Who Sold The World
The Width Of A Circle Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=169 Transcribed By: ZL THE WIDTH OF A CIRCLE from The Man Who Sold The World INTRO: Lead Riff, Acoustic comes in Bass comes in, Full band plays riff E E7 E E E7 E A E E7 E In the corner of the morning in the past A E E7 E I would sit and blame the master first and last G A All the roads were straight and narrow G A And the prayers were small and yellow G G# E E7 E and the rumour spread that I was aging fast A C#m F#m D Then I ran across a monster who was sleeping by a tree F F# A G E E7 E E7 E And I looked and frowned and the monster was me A E E7 E Well I said hello and I said hello A E E7 E And I asked why not and I replied I don't know G A G A So we asked a simple blackbird who was happy as can be G G# E E7 E And he laughed insane and quipped Kahil Gibran A C#m F#m D So I cried for all the others till the day was nearly through F F# A G E E7 E E7 E For I realised that Gods a young man too SOLO: E E E7 E E E7 E A E E7 E So I said so long and I waved bye bye A E E7 E And I smashed my soul and traded my mind G A G A Got layed by a young bordello I was vaguely half asleep G G# E E7 E For which my reputation swept back home in drag A C#m F#m D And the moral of this magic spell negotiate my hide F F# A G When God did take my logic for a ride E E7 E E7 E Riding a long INTRO CHORD BIT: Bm7 E9 A6 A7 Bm7 E9 A6 A7...guitar comes in on last A7 LEAD GUITAR BIT: F Eb D Dsus4 D F Eb D Dsus4 D F Eb D Dsus4 D Ah...ah..ah..ah..ah..ah..ah F Eb D C G D C G Ah...ah..ah..ah..ah..ah..ah D C G He swallowed his pride and puckered his lips D C G And showed me the leather belt round his hips D C my knees were shaking my cheeks aflame G D He said you'll never go down to the Gods again C G Turn around go back G He struck the ground a cavern appeared A And I smelt the burning pit of fear G We crashed a thousand yards below D I said do it again do it again C G Turn around go back D C G His nebulous body swayed above D C G His tongue swollen with devils love D C The snake and I a venom high G D I said do it again do it again C G Turn around go back G Breathe breathe breathe deeply A And I was seething breathing deeply G A spitting sentry horned and tailed D C G Waiting for you SOLO 2: A G D many times! Ends on an A OUTRO: F Eb D Dsus4 D F Eb D ----------------------------------------- INTRO: The feedback at the very start of the song is from the 7th fret of the 'A' string, and a very loud amp. I'm going to transcribe the lead guitar and the acoustic. Here's the lead: E---------------------- B---------------------- G---------------------- D---------------------- A-77-75455-54244-42022- E---------------------- And here's the acoustic. These are just the notes. The changes are with the lead guitar: E---------------- B---------------- G---------------- D---------------- A-11-979-757-545- E-0--000-000-000- FIRST SOLO: This is very hard to transcribe because it is so 'off-the-wall' and quite definately improvised. E E--------------------------------------------------------------0-------- B----------------------------------------------------------------------- G-9B12-9B12-9B12-9B12-9B12-9B12-9B12-9B12-9B12-7H9P766H711112H4-432-4vv- D----------------------------------------------------------------------- A----------------------------------------------------------------------- E----------------------------------------------------------------------- E E---14-14-+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------- B-12------+ +-12-12-12------------------15P12--12H15P12--12H15P12--12H15P12----0- G-12------+ 9 +-12-12-12-14-12-14-12-14-12-----14--------14--------14--------14B-0- D---------+Times+-------------------------------------------------------------------- A---------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------- E---------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------- E E------+ +---------------------------------0-----0-0---0-0-0-0-------0---------- B------+ +----------8-----10B10P8H10-----8----------------------------3--------- G-9B12-+ 15 +-7H9P7-779-9P8H9----------9P8H9---1-2/4-4-4H7-6-4-2-1H2-1H4-3-4vv-3vv- D------+Times+---------------------------------------------------------------------- A------+ +---------------------------------------------------------------------- E------+ +---------------------------------------------------------------------- It's impossible to transcribe the noisy bits so you'll just have to make noises!!! LEAD GUITAR BIT: I hope you know where I am. It's about 4:40 into the song or there abouts. A6 A7 F Eb D F Eb D F Eb D F Eb D E--------------------------------------------------------- B--------------------------------------------------------- G-2-------------------------------------------------77777- D-------2/7535314B5B4-7535314B5B4-10-878757-10-8787577777- A----024--------------------------------------------55555- E--------------------------------------------------------- Ah (vocals join in) He Struck The Ground... The lead guitar plays a cool lick over the top of the chords in these bits: G A E--------------------------- B--------------------------- G---53~4--53~4---75~6--75~6- D-55----55-----77----77----- A--------------------------- E--------------------------- SOLO 2: A E-----------------5-------------5---------------10B10-8------------------- B---8------------5-8-8B12-8B12-8-8B-8B-85-----8--------10B10-875--------5- G-7B-7B7-5H7P5--6------------------------8P7P6------------------6---55---- D-------------7--------------------------------------------------75-55---- A------------------------------------------------------------------7--7--- E------------------------------------------------------------------------- A E-----+ +----------------------5---------7B-7B7--------------12---12---------------------17- B---8-+ +----555-7B8B7B8------5-87-7-10-8-----------10-10-12B--12B--12B12-10H12P10--10-17--- G-7B--+ 9 +-7B-555-7B8B7B8-7P5-5------------------9/11------------------------------11-------- D-----+Times+-------------------7--------------------------------------------------------------- A-----+ +----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E-----+ +----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A E-17-17-----17-----17-----17-----17-----17---17-17-17-----17-----17----------------- B---------17-----17-----17-----17-----17--------17------17-----17------------------- G------19B----19B----19B----19B----19B----19B--------19B----19B----19-17-18--------- D--------------------------------------------------------------------------19-19-19- A----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A E------------------------------------------------------------------------------ B--------------555----10B-8B-8-8B-8B-85-----------------------------5---------- G-19B19P17--18-555---------------------876759B12-5H7P5P4-4H5P4------5-7B7B7P5-- D---------19------775-----------------------------------------5H7-77---------7- A------------------------------------------------------------------------------ E------------------------------------------------------------------------------ A A G D A G D E--5-------------------------------------------------------- B------------5-----5---------------------------------------- G-6-6--------5-----5-------------------7----------------7-2- D----77-7P5H7-7P5H7-7\4-224422442244-5-7-224422442244-5-7-2- A-----------------------000000000000-5-5-000000000000-5-5-0- E------------------------------------3----------------3----- OUTRO: The guitar doubles the vocals the same as in the Lead Guitar Bit. ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 F 133211 G# 466544 C 332010 A X02220 Eb XX5343 C#m X46654 E 022100 A6 X04650 E7 020100 Bm7 X24232 D XX0232 A7 X02020 F# 244322 Dsus4 XX0233 EA D G BE ------ E9 011121100 =================================================================== =================================================================== All The Madmen Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=170 Transcribed By: ZL ALL THE MADMEN from The Man Who Sold The World INTRO: See tab at end... E5 E7sus4 E Day after day they send my friends away E7sus4 E F To mansions cold and grey to the far side of town Dm Em F E5 Where the thin men stalk the streets while the sane stay underground E7sus4 E E7sus4 E Day after day they tell me I can go they tell me I can blow F Dm Em To the far side of town where it's pointless to be high F E For it's such a long way down, so I tell them that Dm F I can fly I will scream I will break my arm Dm E I will do me harm Dm F Here I stand foot in hand talking to my wall Dm E I'm not quite right at all am I? F G Don't set me free I'm as heavy as can be F E Just my librium and me and my EST makes three CHORUS 1: A E 'Cause I'd rather stay here with all the madmen F#m A C# Than perish with the sad men roaming free A E And I'd rather play here with all the madmen F#m A Bm E For I'm quite content they're all as sane as me SOLO: A F#m Bm G SPOKEN: Where can the horizon lie when a nation hides its organic minds In a cellar dark and grim they must be very dim E E7sus4 E Day after day they take some brain away E7sus4 E F Then turn my face around to the far side of town Dm Em F E And tell me that it's real then ask me how I feel SOLO 2: E F Dm E F Here I stand foot in hand talking to my wall Dm E I'm not quite right at all F G Don't set me free I'm as helpless as can be F E My libido's split on me gimme some good ole lobotomy CHORUS 2 A F#m Zane zane zane ouvre le chien Bm G Zane zane zane ouvre le chien A F#m Zane zane zane ouvre le chien Bm G Zane zane zane ouvre le chien Repeat until fade... ----------------------------------------- INTRO: This whole intro is played with lots of open strings ringing. I've just mentioned the fingered notes. Em7 Em Em7 G E5 E---------------------------------------------3-0- B---------------------------------------------3-0- G---------------------------------------------0-4- D-9/12-12-12-12-12-7/9--9/12-12-12-12-12-7/9--0-2- A-7/10-12P10-12P10-5/7--7/10-12P10-12P10-5/7--2-2- E---------------------------------------------3-0- SOLO: Two guitars playing a harmony together. This is the same for the outro, just repeated many times. Bm E A F#m Bm G E-----------------------+ +------------------------------------------- B----23B5B3P2----2B3B2--+Repeat+-----2B3B2-----2B3B2----23B5B3P2----2B3B2-- G-4-4--------4-24-----4-+ From +-2-24-----42-24-----44-4--------4-24-----4- D-----------------------+ Here +------------------------------------------- A-----------------------+ +------------------------------------------- E-----------------------+ +------------------------------------------- Bm E A F#m Bm G E-----------------------+ +------------------------------------------- B----57B9B7P5----5B7B5--+Repeat+-----5B7B5-----5B7B5----57B9B7P5----5B7B5-- G-7-7--------7-67-----7-+ From +-6-67-----76-67-----77-7--------7-67-----7- D-----------------------+ Here +------------------------------------------- A-----------------------+ +------------------------------------------- E-----------------------+ +------------------------------------------- SOLO 2: Two guitars in harmony again. The sequence repeats with vocals over it the second time: E F Dm E E----------------------------------------------------------- B-9-10-B12--9-10-B12B10--9-10-12B13B12-10--10-9-10-B12B10-9- G----------------------------------------------------------- D----------------------------------------------------------- A----------------------------------------------------------- E----------------------------------------------------------- E F Dm E E----------------------------------------------------------- B----------------------------------------------------------- G-9-11-B13--9-11-B13B11--9-11-13B14B13-10--10-9-10-B12B10-9- D----------------------------------------------------------- A----------------------------------------------------------- E----------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 F 133211 Bm X24432 C# X46664 F#m 244222 E 022100 A X02220 Dm XX0231 E5 022400 E7sus4 020200 =================================================================== =================================================================== Black Country Rock Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=171 Transcribed By: ZL BLACK COUNTRY ROCK from The Man Who Sold The World INTRO: A9 G#/E Esus4+9 E (with riff 1) E (with riff 2) E G Pack a pack horse and rest up here on black country rock A E (with riff 1) You never know you might find it here on black country rock E G Pack a pack horse and rest up here on black country rock A E (with riff 1) You never know you might find it here on black country rock C G F#m C A (with riff 3) Some say the view is crazy but you may adopt another point of view C G F#m C A (with riff 4) So if it's much too hazy you can leave my friend and me with fond adieu SOLO END: G D E (with riff 2) E G Pack a pack horse and rest up here on black country rock A E (with riff 1) You never know you might find it here on black country rock C G F#m C A (with riff 3) Some say the view is crazy but you may adopt another point of view C G F#m C A (with riff 4) So if it's much too hazy you can leave my friend and me with fond adieu G D C G F#m C A (with riff 3) Some say the view is crazy but you may adopt another point of view C G F#m C A (with riff 4) So if it's much too hazy you can leave my friend and me with fond adieu ----------------------------------------- RIFF 1: E E---------------15B- B---------------15B- G------------------- D------------------- A------57/9757------ E-035/7------------- RIFF 2: E---------------- B---------------- G-11B13B11-9--9/- D-----------11--- A---------------- E---------------- RIFF 3: A E----------- B----------- G----------- D----------- A-7/97------ E-----7/975- RIFF 4: E-------------------------------------------------------------- B----------------------------10-------------------------------- G-11-11-11B12B11B12B11-9-9-11----11-11-11B12B11B12B11-9-7P4-4/- D----------------------------------------------------------5--- A-------------------------------------------------------------- E-------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 E 022100 D XX0232 F#m 244222 Esus4+9 2XX200 C 332010 A X02220 A9 5XX600 G#/E 4XX400 =================================================================== =================================================================== After All Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=172 Transcribed By: ZL AFTER ALL from The Man Who Sold The World Em Em7 A Am Please trip them gently they don't like to fall Em Em7 F Oh by jingo Em Em7 A Am There's no room for anger we're all very small Em Em7 F Oh by jingo C G E E7 Am Am/G We're painting our faces and dressing in thoughts from the skies from paradise D7 Em F They think that we're holding a secretive ball won't someone invite them G Am Am/G Am/F# Am/F They're just taller children that's all after all Em Em7 A Am Man is an obstacle sad as the clown Em Em7 F Oh by jingo Em Em7 A Am So hold on to nothing and he won't let you down Em Em7 F Oh by jingo C G E E7 Am Am/G Some people are marching together and some on their own quite alone D7 Em F Others are running the smaller ones crawl but some sit in silence G Am Am/G Am/F# Am/F They're just older children that's all after all SOLO: F#m B Bm F#m G F#m B Bm F#m G C G E E7 Am Am/G I sing with impertinence shading impermanent chords with my words D7 Em I've borrowed your time and I'm sorry I called F G Am Am/G Am/F# Am/F But the thought just occured that we're nobody's children at all after all Em Em7 A Am Live 'till your rebirth and do what you will Em Em7 F Oh by jingo Em Em7 A Am Forget all I've said please bear me no ill Em Em7 F Oh by jingo Em Em7 A Am Em Em7 F Em Em7 A Am Em Em7 A Am Em Em7 A Am Em After all After all ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 F 133211 Bm X24432 F#m 244222 E 022100 A X02220 D7 XX0212 Am/G 3X2210 C 332010 Em 022000 E7 022130 Am/F# 2X2210 B X24442 Am X02210 Em7 020000 Am/F 1X2210 =================================================================== =================================================================== Running Gun Blues Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=173 Transcribed By: ZL RUNNING GUN BLUES from The Man Who Sold The World INTRO: D C G D C G D C G D C G A C G I count the corpses on my left I find I'm not so tidy A So I better get away better make it today C G I've cut twenty three down since friday D E Esus4 A Asus4 A But I can't control it D E Esus4 A My face is drawn my instinct still emotes it D C G D C G D G D I slash them cold I kill them dead G C A I broke the gooks I cracked their heads D G D I'll bomb them out from under their beds C F C But now I've got the running gun blues D C G D C G G A It seems the peacefuls stopped the war C G Left Generals squashed and stifled A But I'll slip out again tonight C G 'Cause they haven't taken back my rifle D E Esus4 A Asus4 A For I promote oblivion D E Esus4 A And I'll plug a few civilians D C G D C G D G D I'll slash them cold I'll kill them dead G C A I'll break the gooks I'll crack their heads D G D I'll slice them till they're running red C F C D C G D C G But now I've got the running gun blues D C G D C G C G D C G D D C G D C G C G D C G D D G D I'll slash them cold I'll kill them dead G C A I'll break the gooks I'll crack their heads D G D I'll slice them till they're running red C F C D C G D C G But now I've got the running gun blues D C G D C G C G D C G D D C G D C G C G D C G D Repeat until fade... ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 F 133211 C 332010 Esus4 022200 E 022100 A X02220 D XX0232 =================================================================== =================================================================== Savior Machine Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=174 Transcribed By: ZL SAVIOUR MACHINE from The Man Who Sold The World INTRO: Am Bb Am G...repeat for fade in Am F President Joe once had a dream E The world held his hand gave their pledge Am Em So he told them his scheme for a Saviour Machine Am F They called it The Prayer, its answer was law E Its logic stopped war, gave them food Am E How they adored till it cried in its boredom G F#m Am Bb Please don't believe in me please disagree with me G F#m Am Bb C Life is too easy, a plague seems quite feasible now Bb C Bb Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D Or maybe a war I may kill you all 1st SOLO: Am7 F Ab Bb Am F Am F Ab Bb Am G F Don't let me stay, don't let me stay G Am My logic says burn so send me away Bb F Your minds are too green, I despise all I've seen G Am7 D You can't stake your lives on a Saviour Machine 2nd SOLO: Am7 D...(11 times) G F#m Am Bb I need you flying and I'll show that dying G F#m Am Bb C Is living beyond reason sacred dimension of time Bb C Bb Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D I perceive every sign I can steal every mind 1st SOLO Am G F Don't let me stay, don't let me stay G Am My logic says burn so send me away Bb F Your minds are too green, I despise all I've seen G Am7 D You can't stake your lives on a Saviour Machine OUTRO SOLO: Am7 Bb Am7 D Am7 G Am7 Bb Am7 G Am7 Bb Am7 G...repeat until fade ----------------------------------------- 1st SOLO: This solo is about 1:27 into the song and has two guitars playing fairly similar things: Am7 F Ab Bb Am F Am F Ab Bb E--------------------------------1-4--6- B-------6B-6---------------------1-4--6- G-7B-54-------45--5B-7B9B75--7B--2-5--7- D------7-----7-------------7-----3-6--8- A--------------------------------3-6--8- E--------------------------------1-4--6- 2nd SOLO: This solo starts at about 2:08 in the song: Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D E--------------------4P2P0-------------------------------------------------7H8P7-7H8P7------ B-------------------------4P2P0----------------------------7B8B7B8B7------------8-----8-5-5- G-----5P4-4H5P4----------------2-245-545-757577B-75H7P5445-7B9B7B9B7P5-------------------7-- D--------------5/7----------------------------------------------------757H9----------------- A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D Am7 D E--------------------------------------------------------------------- B---5-----7------8-------10-------12-------13-------15----17-------17- G-7B-7B-9B-9B-10B-10B-12B--12B-14B--14B-15B--15B-17B--17B---19B-19B--- D--------------------------------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------------------------------------------- E--------------------------------------------------------------------- OUTRO SOLO: Starts at about 3:47. There are two guitars playing fairly similar things but it does get a bit manic as it goes on. I shall try and outlin some of the ideas for the solo but this is certainly not a note for note transcription: Am7 Bb Am7 D Am7 G Am7 Bb Am7 E-----5H8P5-------8P5H8----------------------------------------------------7H8P7--+ B----------8P55--------5H8P5----------------------5-5-7B8B7B8B7-----------------8-+Repeat G--------------7P5----------7P5-----------7P5-----5-5-7B9B7B9B7P5--4H5P4----------+ 20 D------------------------------77P5H77P5H7---77----7-------------7------5H7-------+ Times A---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ E---------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ Am7 Bb Am7 G E-10P9P8-10P9P8-----------------------------------------------------------------------+etc B--------------10-10---5-----7------8-------10-------12-------13-------15-------17----+etc G--------------------7B-7B-9B-9B-10B-10B-12B--12B-14B--14B-15B--15B-17B--17B-19B--19B-+etc D-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+etc A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+etc E-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+etc ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 F 133211 Ab 466544 Am7 X02010 E 022100 C 332010 Am X02210 F#m 244222 D XX0232 Em 022000 Bb X13331 =================================================================== =================================================================== She Shook Me Cold Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=175 Transcribed By: ZL SHE SHOOK ME COLD from The Man Who Sold The World INTRO: E...see tab A B E G We met upon a hill the night was cool and still E A B G F# She sucked my dormant will Mother she blew my brain A G F# G I will go back again my God she shook me cold E A B E G I had no time to spare I grabbed her golden hair E A B G F# And threw her to the ground Father she caved my head A G F# G Oh lord the things she said my God she should be told E D A I was very smart broke the gentle hearts of many young virgins E G I was quick on the ball left them so lonely D They'd just give up trying E D A And then she took my head smashed it up left my young blood rising E G Crushed me mercilessly kept me going around D So she don't know how I crave her so, oh, oh E A B Uh uh uh uh uh uh E G Uh uh uh uh uh uh E A B Uh uh uh uh uh uh G F# Uh uh uh uh uh uh A G Uh uh uh uh uh uh F# B Uh uh uh uh uh uh SOLO: E A B E G I'll give my love in vain to reach that peak again E A B G F# We met upon a hill Mother she blew my brain A G F# G I will go back again my God she shook me cold ----------------------------------------- INTRO: E----------------------------------- B-5B6B53-5B6------------------------ G-------5----2B4B2P0---------------- D-------------------2-2~0-----2~0--- A------------------------20-------2- E--------------------------3B4----0- Uh, uh, uh bit: E AB E G E AB G F# A G F#B E------------------------------------------------------------------------------ B------------------------------------------------------------------------------ G----79B11B97-----79B11B979----79B11B97-----------------7/97-------9B119P79B11- D-7/9--------9-7/9----------7/9--------9-7/97-7---7/97-7-----7/97-7------------ A--------------------------------------------9-99-----9----------9------------- E------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ A X022XX B X244XX D X577XX E 022XXX F# 244XXX G 355XXX =================================================================== =================================================================== The Man Who Sold The World Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=83 Transcribed By: Zowie HE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD INTRO: A7 Dm F Dm A7 We passed upon the stair Dm We spoke of was and when A7 Although I was'nt there F He said I was his friend C Which came as some surprise A7 I spoke into his eyes Dm I thought you died alone C A long long time ago CHORUS 1: C F Oh no not me Bbm F I never lost control C F You're face to face Bbm With the man who sold the world BREAK: A7 Dm F Dm A7 I laughed and shook his hand Dm And made my way back home A7 I searched for form and land F For years and years I roamed C I gazed a gazley stare A7 At all the millions here Dm We must have died alone C C A long long time ago CHORUS 2: C F Who knows, Not me Bbm F We never lost control C F You're face to face Bbm With the man who sold the world BREAK: A7 Dm F Dm CHORUS 3: C F Who knows, Not me Bbm F We never lost control C F You're face to face Bbm A7 With the man who sold the world Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=176 Transcribed By: ZL THE MAN WHO SOLD THE WORLD from The Man Who... INTRO: A7 Dm F Dm A7 We passed upon the stair Dm We spoke of was and when A7 Although I was'nt there F He said I was his friend C Which came as some surprise A7 I spoke into his eyes Dm I thought you died alone C C A long long time ago CHORUS 1: C F Oh no not me Bb F I never lost control C F You're face to face Bb With the man who sold the world BREAK: A7 Dm F Dm A7 I laughed and shook his hand Dm And made my way back home A7 I searched for form and land F For years and years I roamed C I gazed a gazley stare A7 At all the millions here Dm We must have died alone C C A long long time ago CHORUS 2: C F Who knows, Not me Bb F We never lost control C F You're face to face Bb With the man who sold the world BREAK: A7 Dm F Dm CHORUS 3: C F Who knows, Not me Bb F We never lost control C F You're face to face Bb A7 With the man who sold the world OUTRO: A7 Dm F Dm...Repeat many times ----------------------------------------- MAIN RIFF: The famous guitar riff: E------------- B------------- G-2220-2B3B20- D------------- A------------- E------------- CHORUS: Standard scales in F Major: C C C F Bb F C F Bb E-------------------------------------------------------------------- B--------1-------1-------1---------------------------1--------------- G-----023-----023-----023-------------------------023---------------- D--023-----023-----023---------023---3------023-023---------023---3-- A-3-------3-------3---------013----11-1--013---3---------013----11-1- E-------------------------13-----------13--------------13------------ ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ C X32010 F 133211 Bb X13331 Dm XX0231 A7 X02020 =================================================================== =================================================================== The Supermen Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=177 Transcribed By: ZL THE SUPERMEN from The Man Who Sold The World INTRO: F G F G F G F G Ooh, ah Ooh, ah Ooh, ah Ooh, ah Ooh, ah F When all the world was very young G And mountain magic heavy hung F The supermen would walk in file G Guardians of a loveless isle A G And gloomy browed with super fear C Esus4 Their tragic endless lives could heave nor sigh E In solemn perverse serenity F G Wonderous beings chained to life CHORUS 1: F G Strange games they would play then F G No death for the perfect men Ab Bb Life rolls into one for them Am F Ab C So softly a super God cries F G F G Ooh, ah Ooh, ah F Where all were minds in uni-thought G Power weird by mystics taught F No pain no joy no power too great G Colossal strength to grasp a fate A G Where sad eyed mermen tossed in slumber C Esus4 Nightmare dreams no mortal mind could hold E Man would tear his brothers flesh F G A chance to die to turn to mould CHORUS 2: F G Far out in the red sky F G Far out from the sad eyes Ab Bb Strange mad celebration Am F Ab C So softly a super God cries SOLO: D E D E D E F# G A B A B A B A B C D C D C D C D C CHORUS 3: F G Far out in the red sky F G Far out from the sad eyes Ab Bb Strange mad celebration Am F Ab C So softly a super God cries ----------------------------------------- MAIN RIFF: Plays the root and octave of the chords: F G E-------- B-------- G-------- D--3---5- A-------- E-1---3-- SOLO: Three guitars in harmony. Repeat the last bar, D and C, four times: D E D E D EF#GA B A B A B A B C D C E---------8B10B8----------------------------------------------------------------------------8B10B8------ B-8B10B8P7--------7B8B7------------2-35-5B7-7-7B9B7P5-5B7-7-7B9B7P5---7-7B9B7P5-7-8-8B10B8P7------7B8-8- G-----------------------4-2-2B4-2-4--------------------------------------------------------------------- D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- B---------10B12B10-------------------------------------------------------------------------10B12B10----- G-9B11B9P7------------7-9-7-9---7-----6---8-8B9B8B9B8P6-8-8B9B8B9B8P6-8-8B9B8P6-8-99B11B9P7-----------7- D------------------7H9------------68-9-------------------------------------------------------------7H9-- A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E---------32-------------------------------------------------------------------------------32----------- B-------------------------------------2-----4B5B4B5B4P2---4B5B4B5B4P2----------------------------------- G-5B7B5\2---------2H4P2-1-2-1---2-13-4----4-------------4-------------4-4B6B4P2-4-5-5B7B5\2-------2H4P2- D------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- E------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------- CHORDS: EADGBE ------ G 320033 F 133211 E 022100 Bb X13331 C 332010 D XX0232 Ab 466544 F# 244322 B X24442 A X02220 Am X02210 Esus4 022200 =================================================================== ===================================================================

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