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Close My Eyes Forever
Device: Close My Eyes Forever

Transcribed by: mysticguitar77

YouTube Username: MysticGuitar77

Date last modified: April 3, 2013

Tuning: Drop A (A,E,A,D,G,B,E)

Note: You can also play it on a 6-string tuned to Drop A (A,E,A,D,F#,B),
      however, you'll have to alter a few notes in the solo for the F# string.

Guitar doesn't enter the song until the first chorus.

Riff 1   "If I close my eyes forever..."
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-12-12-12-10-10-10-9-9-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-|
E|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-10-10-10-8--8--8--7-7-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|

E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-10-10-10-12-12-12-9-9-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-x--x--x--x--x--x--x-x-|
E|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-8--8--8--10-10-10-7-7-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----------------------|

Repeat top half of Riff 1 again, then:
E|-----------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10------| the 10-10-10 chord gets played
E|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-(x32)| 32 times
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10------|

Fill 1 (w/ modulation effect)
E|---------------|
B|---------------|
G|---------------|
D|-7-(7)-(7)-(7)-|
A|-x--x---x---x--|
E|-5-(5)-(5)-(5)-|
A|---------------|

Play Riff 1 x1   "If I close my eyes forever..."

Riff 1 ending this time:
E|--------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------|
A|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7------|
E|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7-(x32)|
A|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-7------|

Riff 2   "I know I've been so hard on you..."
E|--------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------|
D|-8----5--------------8----5---------7-|
A|-8----5----5----3----8----5----5----7-| just the chords, the strumming
E|-6----3----5----3----6----3----5----5-| pattern you can figure out on
A|-----------5----3--------------5----0-| your own

Solo (w/ delay)
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------15-15-15\14-14-14-14\12-12-12-12\10-10-10-|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-13-12-13-12-13~---------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------|
G|-12-14-14-12-14b15r14p12\10-------------14----14----12~-|
D|----------------------------12~---10/12----12----12-----|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|

Top half of solo repeats again, then:
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------15----15----14~---13~---|
G|-12-14-14-12-14b15r14p12\10-------10/12----12----12-------------|
D|----------------------------12~---------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 3 (just chords again and a lot of delay)
E|-------------------------|
B|-------------------------|
G|-------------------------|
D|-7----5----3----7----5-5-|
A|-7----5----3----7----5-5-|
E|-5----3----1----5----3-3-|
A|-------------------------|

Riff 3 then repeats again except add a heavy modulation effect (similar to
the one used in Fill 1) and strum each chord once and let ring out with the
effect.

Play Riff 1 x1   "If I close my eyes forever..."
Play Riff 3 x1   (w/ modulation effect)

Enjoy!!
 
 
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