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The Silent Man Tab
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Dream Theater - The Silent Man
from Awake
for questions, comments see end of file

1. A question well served,      "Is
2. Has man been a victim of his

Gtr.1 12 string acoustic
||---------3----------3---------2---|-----------2-------------2-----------|
||---------3----------3---------3---|-----------3-------------3-----------|
||o--------0----------0---------2---|-----------2---------2---2-----------|
||o--------0----------0----0----0---|----0------0---------2---0---0---0---|
||-------------------------0----0---|----0------0---------0-------0---0---|
||----3----------3------------------|-------------------------------------|


silence like a fever?
woman, of his father?

|--0------------0------------0-------|-------------------1---1---x---0----|
|--0------------0------0----------3--|--------3----x--x--1---1---x---0----|
|--0------------0------0----------0--|--------0----x--x--0---0---x---0----|
|--2------2------------2----------2--|--------2----x--x--3---3---x---0----|
|--4------4-----------------------3--|--------3----x--x--3---3---x--------|
|------------------------------------|---3--------------------------------|


"A voice never heard?"           "Or a
If he elects not to bother,     will he
w/fill 1
|-------3----0---------------2---|-----------2----------2-----------------|
|-------3----3---------------3---|-----------3----------3----3----0-------|
|-------0----0---------------2---|-----------2----------2----2----0-------|
|-------0----0----------0----0---|-----------0------0---0----0------------|
|-------x-----------0---0----0---|------0-----------0---------------------|
|--3----3------------------------|----------------------------------------|

Fill 1
|-------3---3---3----------------2--|-------------------------------------|
|-------3---3---3--3---3---------3--|-------3---------------3--x--x-------|
|-------0---0---0--0---0---------2--|-------2---------------0--x--x-------|
|-------0---0------0---x---x--x--0--|-------0-----------4---4--x--x-------|
|------------------2---3---x--x--0--|---0-------0---5-------5--x--x-------|
|---3-------------------------------|-------------------------------------|


message with no receiver?"                   
suffocate their faith?                       

|--0---------0-----0----0--------|-----------------------1--1----x----0---|
|--0---------0-----0----0---3----|----------3----x----x--1--1----x----0---|
|--0---------0-----0----0---0----|----------0----x----x--0--0----x----0---|
|--2----2-------------------2----|----------2----x----x--3--3----x----0---|
|--4----4-------------------3----|----------3----x----x--3--3----x--------|
|--------------------------------|----3-----------------------------------|
                                    Thumb


Pray they won't ask.                                  Be  -
Desperate to fall                                     Be  -

|--0---------0----------0----0---x--|--0----------0---------0-------------|
|--0---------0----------0----0---x--|--1----------1---------1---1----1----|
|--0---------0----------0----0---x--|--0----------0---------0---0----0----|
|--2---------4----------2----2------|--2----2----------2----2---2----2----|
|--2---------2----------------------|--0----0----------0----0-------------|
|--0----0----------0----------------|-------------------------------------|


hind the stained glass
hind the Great Wall

|--0-----------------------------0--|--0-------0---------0---0---0--------|
|--1/3---------3------------3----0--|--0-------0---------0---0---0--------|
|--0-----------0------------0-------|--0-------0---------0---0------------|
|--2/4----4----4------------4-------|--2-------4---------4----------------|
|--0------0--------------0----------|--2-------2---------2----------------|
|-----------------------------------|--0---0--------0---------------------|


there's always one more mask.
that separates us all.

|-----------------------------------|------------------------------------||
|--3---------3---------3----x----x--|---7---------------7----------------||
|--0---------0---------0----x----x--|---7---------------7---------------o||
|--4---------4---------4----x----x--|---7---------------7---------------o||
|--3----3---------3----3----x----x--|---x---------------x----------------||
|-----------------------------------|---8------8--------8----------------||


Chorus
When there is reason, Tonight I'm awake
                  (Tonight I'm awake)
let ring
|--------0--------0--------|-----------------|----------0---------0-------|
|-----0--------0--------0--|--(0)------------|-------0------2--0----------|
|--1--------1--------1-----|-----------------|----6-----------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------|-7--------------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|-----------------|----------------------------|


                  When there's no answer.            Arrive
(The Silent Man)

|---0------------|--------0--------0----------|---------------------------|
|---0------------|-----0--------0---------0---|---------------------------|
|---8------------|--1--------1---------4------|---2-----------------------|
|---9------------|----------------------------|---------------------------|
|----------------|----------------------------|---------------------------|
|----------------|----------------------------|---------------------------|


the silent man.                             If there is bal - 

|-----------0------------0--|-(0)------------|-------0--------0-----------|
|--------0------------0-----|----------------|----0--------0--------0-----|
|-----6------------8--------|----------------|-1--------1--------1--------|
|--7------------9-----------|----------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------|----------------------------|
|---------------------------|----------------|----------------------------|


ance         tonight   he's awake
       (Tonight he's awake)           (The Silent man)

|--------0--------0-------0--|-------0--------0-----0-|-------0-------0---0|
|-----0--------0----------0--|----0--------0----------|----0-------0-------|
|--2--------2---------2------|-6--------6--------6----|-8-------8-------8--|
|----------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|
|----------------------------|------------------------|--------------------|


If they have to suffer                          there lies

|-------0--------0--------|-------0--------0-----0------------------------|
|----0--------0--------0--|----0--------0--------0------------------------|
|-1--------2--------4-----|-2--------2--------2---------------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------------------------------------|


the silent man.

|-----------0-------------0---|---(0)-------------------------------------|
|--------0-------------0------|-------------------------------------------|
|-----6-------------8---------|-------------------------------------------|
|--7-------------9------------|-------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------|-------------------------------------------|




|--2---------0----2-------------0--|--1---1----1----1----0---------7--7---|
|--3---------3----3-------------3--|--3---3----3----3----3---3--0--8--8---|
|--2---------2----2-------------3--|--3---3----3----3----3---3--0--7--7---|
|--0----0----0---------0----0---0--|--0---0---------0----0---0-----0------|
|--0----0--------------0----0------|--------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


|--7--------5--5---5------3--3--|----3--------0--0---0--0--0--|-0--0--x---|
|--8--------7--7---7------5--5--|----0--------0--0---0--0--3--|-3--3--x---|
|--7-----7--7--7---7------5--5--|----5--5--5--5--5---5--5--4--|-4--4--x---|
|--0--0--0--0------0---0-----0--|----0--0--0--5--5---------5--|-5--5--x---|
|-----0----------------0--------|----0--------0--0---------0--|-0--0------|
|-------------------------------|-----------------------------|-----------|


|---------------------1---|---1--------0----0--0--0--7--7--|-7-------5--5--
|--3------------------1---|---1--------1----1--1--1--8--8--|-8-------7--7--
|--2------------------3---|---3--3--x--0----0--0--0--7--7--|-7-------7--7--
|--0------------------3---|---3--3--x--3----2--2-----0-----|-0--0--0-0-----
|--x---------------0--1---|---1--1--x--3----3--3-----------|-------0-------
|--2---2--0--2--3---------|--------------------------------|---------------


--5---------3---|-3--------0--0--0--0---0--|--0--0---x--------------------|
--7---------5---|-0--------0--0--0--0---3--|--3--3---x--------------------|
--7---------5---|-5--5--5--5--5--5--5---4--|--4--4---x--------------------|
--0---0--0--0---|-0--0--0--5--5---------5--|--5--5---x--------------------|
------0--0------|-0--------0--0---------0--|--0--0------------------------|
----------------|--------------------------|--------------0---------------|


Guitar Solo

|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------
|--------------8--7h8p7---------|------------10------12-----10-------------
|--------7--9------------9--7~--|---7--9/11------11------11-----119p7-----
|--7--9-------------------------|--------------------------------------9---
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------|------------------------------------------
 
 
--------|-------------------9--7h9p7--5--------|--------------------------|
--------|----------------------------------8---|-------6---6--------------|
---7h9--|--(9)~------6-------------------------|-----5h7---5--------------|
--------|---------------7----------------------|---------------75p32----|
--------|--------------------------------------|--------------------------|
--------|--------------------------------------|--------------------------|

Sin without deceivers,   a God with no believers

|-------------------------|------------------------|-----------------------|
|-------------------------|----------1-------------|------3-----------7----|
|-----------0-------------|-------0--------0-------|---------0----------0--|
|--------4-------4--------|----2--------------2----|-2/4----------4/7-----7|
|-----2-------------2-----|-0-----------0--------0-|------------0----------|
|--0-------------------0--|------------------------|-----------------------|


I could sail by on the winds

|----------------------------------|----------0---------------------------|
|----------8--------75---------3--|----------3---3------3----------------|
|----------------------------------|-------0------0------0----------------|
|-----7/9-----97---75---2/4------|----4----------------4----------------|
|----------------------------------|-3------------------------------------|
|--0-------------------------------|--------------------------------------|


of silence and maybe they won't notice    But this

|---------------------x--x--|---------0-------0--x--x-|-0-----0-------0---|
|-----------7-----7---x--x--|---------0-------0--x--x-|-0-----0-------0---|
|--------7--7-----7---x--x--|---------6-------6-------|-0-----0-------0---|
|-----7-----7-----7---------|-------------------------|-2-----2-------2---|
|---------------------------|-9-----------9-----------|-2-----------------|
|--8--------------8---------|-7---7-------7-----------|-0--0------0-------|


time, I think it'd be better if I swim.

|-------------------------|---0h2-----------|---(2)-----------------------|
|--3---------3---------3--|---3-------------|---(3)-----------------------|
|--0---------0---------0--|---2-------------|---(2)-----------------------|
|--2---------2---------2--|---0-------------|---(0)-----------------------|
|--3----3---------3-------|-----------------|-----------------------------|
|-------------------------|-----------------|-----------------------------|


The silent man.  There lies

|--0---0--0---0----0--0--0--0---|-------------------0--0---0--0-----------|
|--0---0--0---0----0--0--0--0---|-10--10--10--------0--0---0--0-----------|
|--6---6--6---6----8--8--8--8---|--9---9---9--------8--8---8--8-----------|
|--7---7--7---7----9--9--9--9---|--7---7---7--------7--7---7--7-----------|
|--7---7------7----9--9-----9---|--x---x---x--------9--9---9--9-----------|
|-------------------------------|--9---9---9--------7--7---7--7-----------|


|--4----x---x----------------------------|---0----------------------------|
|--5----x---x---4----x----x----2----0----|---0----------------------------|
|--6----x---x---4----x----x----2----2----|---1----------------------------|
|--6----x---x---4----x----x----2----2----|---2----------------------------|
|--4------------2----x----x----0----x----|---2----------------------------|
|-----------------------------------2----|---0----------------------------|



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~ = vibrato                     * = picked harmonic
bf = bend full                  tr = trill
rb = release bend               p.s. = pick scrape
dive = dive with bar            b = bend / step written over note
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