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Another Day Tab by Dream Theater

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Artist: Dream Theater


Song: Another Day

Dream Theatre - Another Day


- transcribed by gavin savage

Key:

^ = hammer/pull
/ = slide
(b) = bend
~ = vibrato
~~ = heavy vibrato
t = trill (repeated hammers/pulls)
ah = artificial (pinched) harmonic

Intro: (guitar + piano arranged for guitar)

E ------------------------------------------
B --0--------0-----------0--------0---------
G ------3-------3------------3-------3-3---- (repeat)
D --------4-------4------------4---------4--
A --------------------------------4---------
E --4--------2--------2--0-------------2----

Intro solo:

G#m F# E C# F# G#m F# C#
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
B --12~---11--9--------------------------------------------------------11--13~
G --------------8~\--------------/8--6----------------------------------------
D ------------------------/6--9----------9--8---9^11^9~-----11--8~--8/9-------
A ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

E
E ----------14~-
B --11-12-------
G --------------
D --------------
A --------------
E --------------

Rhythm fig. 1: (volume swells)


E -------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------------------------------------------7------5--------
G --4---6---8------9------8------6------4--------------------4-
D -------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------

Verse 1: (piano arranged for guitar)


G#m G#m+5 F#sus4 F#maj Emaj
E ------------------------------------------------2-------4-----------
B --4------4-----5-----5-----4-----4--------2-----2-------5-----5-----
G --4------4-----4-----4-----4-----4--------4-----3-------4-----4-----
D --6---6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----6-----4--4-----4-------6-----6--
A --------------------------------------------------------------------
E --4------------4-----------4--------------2-------------0-----------

Live another day, climb a little higher. Find

(w/rhythm fig. 1)
Bmaj Amaj F#sus4 F#maj G#m G#m+5
E --2--------------0-----0---------------------------------4-------------4--
B --4-----4--------2-----2--------2-----2---------4-------------5-----------
G --4-----4--------2--2-----2-----4-----3---------4------4------4------4----
D --4--4-----4--------------------4--4-----4------6---6------6--6---6------6
A --2--------------0--------------------------------------------------------
E --------------------------------2---------------4-------------4-----------

another reason to stay. Ashes in your hands,

G#m F#sus4 F#maj Emaj Bmaj Amaj Emaj


mercy in your eyes. If you're searching for a silent sky...

Chorus:

E --------------0-------------0--------------0-----------0------
B ----------0-------------0--------------0-------------4---4----
G ------6---------------8--------------9-------------4-------4--
D ----6---6-----------9--------------9--------------------------
A --4---------------6--------------7---------------2------------
E --------------------------------------------------------------

You won't find it here. Look another way.

E --------------0-------------0--------------0------------------
B ----------0-------------0--------------0---------------0------
G ------6---------------8--------------9---------------3----3---
D ----6---6-----------9--------------9---------------4--------4-
A --4---------------6--------------7----------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------2------------

You won't find it here. So die another day.

Sax solo: (same as intro solo, but raised an octave + minor variations)
E -------------------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------0-----------0-----------0-----------0----------0-----------0----
G -------3---3-------3---3-------3---3-------3---3------3---3-------3---3--
D -----4-----------4-----------4-----------4----------4-----------4--------
A --------------------------------------4----------------------------------
E --4----------2-------------0---------------------4----------2------------

E -----------0--
B ---------0----
G -------6------
D -----6--------
A --------------
E --0-----------

Verse 2:
(pick through verse 1 chords)

The coldness of his words. The message in his silence.


"Face the candle to the wind..."

(sax arranged for guitar)


E --/19-19-----------------------
B ----------19-19-17--17--16-----
G ---------------------------16--
D -------------------------------
A -------------------------------
E -------------------------------

This distance in my voice. Isn't leaving you a choice.


So if you're looking for a time to run away...

(chorus)

ah
E ----------------------------
B ----------------------------
G ----------------------------
D --4~---2-2-1----------------
A -------------4-2-4-2-1------
E -----------------------4-2--
|<--- palm mute -->|

(arranged for 2 guitars - E and B strings are clean, chords distorted)


E --------------0-------------------------------0---------------------
B -----4-----------------4--------------4--------------4--------------
G --4----------------------------2------------------------------------
D --4----------------------------2------------------------------------
A --2----------------------------0------------------------------------
E --------------------------------------------------------------4~----

They took pictures of our dreams, ran to hide behind the stairs

E ----------0----------------------------0--------------0--
B --4-------------4-------------------4--------------4----- (play twice,
G ---------------------------------4--------------4-------- with lyrics
D ---------------------------4----------------2------------ 2nd time)
A ---------------------------4----------------2------------
E ---------------------------2----------------0------------

And said maybe when it's right for you, they'll fall.

G C
E --------------------------------------------0-----------------------------
B -----------3----------------------------1--------1------------------------
G --------0-----2----0-----------------0------------------------------------
D -----0----------------------------2---------------------------------------
A -------------------------------3------------------------------------------
E --3-----------------------------------------------------------------------

But if they don't come down, resist the need to pull them in.

D/F# E D C
E --------------0----------------------------------------------------------
B -----------3-----3------------------------------0------------3-----------
G -------2---------------------------0---------0------------5-----5--------
D --0-----------------------------4---------4------------5-----------5-----
A -----------------------------7---------5------------3-----------------3--
E --------------------------0----------------------------------------------

And throw them away. Better to save the mystery,

Bsus4 Bmaj
E --------------------------------------------------------------------------
B --5-----4-----------------------------------------------------------------
G --4-----4-----------------------------------------------------------------
D --4-----4----------------2---2---------------2---2--------4---4--4--4--4--
A --2-----2------------2-5---------5-2-----2-5--------5-2---4---4--4--4--4--
E -----------------0-------------------0--------------------2---2--2--2--2--

Than surrender to the secret...

Solo:

G#m G#m+5 G#m F#sus4


E -------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
B 11(b)12- -(b)12-11-9--11(b)12~~---9--12(b)14-(b)14-12~---11^12^11---------
G -------- ---------------------------------------------------------11------
D -------- ------------------------------------------------------------\11~-
A -------- -----------------------------------------------------------------
E -------- -----------------------------------------------------------------

E B A F#sus4
E --------------------------------------------------------------------------
B ---------------12~--------------------------------------------------------
G ---------8-9~-------8(b)9--8~--8-9-11---9^8-------------------------------
D --8-9-11------------------------------------11--11^9^7----7---------------
A -------------------------------------------------------11---9(b)11--9-9~--
E --------------------------------------------------------------------------

G#m G#m+5 G#m F#sus4

E --21(b)23----(b)23~---(b)24~~\------------19--21--21(b)23---(b)24---21~--
B ------------------------------------/21----------------------------------
G -------------------------------------------------------------------------
D -------------------------------------------------------------------------
A -------------------------------------------------------------------------
E -------------------------------------------------------------------------

E B
E --19--18---19-21--19--16--------------------------------------------------
B -------------------------19-16-----19--16---------------------------------
G -------------------------------18---------18-16----18-16~~------16--------
D ------------------------------------------------18-----------16---16------
A --------------------------------------------------------------------18----
E ----------------------------------------------------------------------19--

A E
E ------------------16-19-17~~---21-----19-----16-----14----11---9-----------
B ---------------19------------19--19\17--17\14--14\12--12\9--9\7-7t9--------
G --16--18(b)20-------------------------------------------------------8t9--6~
D ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
A ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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