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As I Am
Band - Dream Theater
Song - As I Am
Album - Train Of Thought
Tuning - C,F,Bb,Eb,G,C

Intro(0:00) - Let ring
     Moderately = 104
Synthesizer(16 seconds)
|-----------|
|------5--5-|
|-4----4--3-|
|-2---------| x4
|-2---------|
|-0---------|

Faster = 130
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------|
|-----7---7------------7---7------------7---7-------| Repeat
|-0-----0---6fb----0-----0---6fb^----0-----0---6fb^-|

(1:15)
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------|
|---------------------------------| x4
|-2-------7---7-------7-------7-5-|
|-0-0-0-0---0---6-(6)---5-(5)---3-|
    . . .

(1:29)
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-2-------8-7-5-8-7-5-8--7-------8-7-5-8-7-5-7-|
|-0-0-0-0------------------0-0-0---------------|
    . . . . . . . . .      . . . . . . . . .

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|---------8-7-5-8-7-5-8--7--------5-5-5--3-3-3-|
|-0-0-0-0------------------0-0-0--3-3-3--1-1-1-|
  . . . . . . . . . .      . . .  . . .  . . .

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|-2-------8-7-5-8-7-5-8--7-------8-7-5-8-7-5-7-|
|-0-0-0-0------------------0-0-0---------------|
    . . . . . . . . .      . . . . . . . . .

|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|---------8-7-5-8-7-5-8--7--------5-5-5--8-8-8-|
|-0-0-0-0------------------0-0-0--3-3-3--6-6-6-|
  . . . . . . . . . .      . . .  . . .  . . .

1st Verse(1:44) - Same as above

Pre-chorus(2:13,3:56)
(Half-time feel) - Let ring
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----0-----0---------0---------0---------0-----0---------0-----0-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-2---------------------0-(0)-----3---2--------------------------| Repeat
|-------3-----2-(2)-------------------------3-----2-(2)-----0----|

|---------------|
|------0--------|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|---------------|
|-(2)-----2--1~-|

Chorus(2:44,4:26,6:21)
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|-2----(2)-----5----(5)-2---4----(4)-2---3--(3)---5-4-3--0-2-|
|-0----(0)-0-2-3----(3)---3-2----(2)---2-1--(1)-1------------|
           . .

|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------5--5--5---|
|-2----(2)-----5----(5)-2---4----(4)-2---3--3--3--3--3-2-|
|-0----(0)-0-2-3----(3)---3-2----(2)---2-1--1----------0-|
           . .

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0-(0)-------------0-----0-(0)---------------0----------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------5--(5)-------------2------------------2------------5-4-3--0-2-|
|--------0-2-3--(3)----3----------3-2-(2)--2-----2---2-1-(1)--1------------|
         . .

Fill(3:12) - Play Intro

2nd Verse(3:27) - Play 1st Verse

1st Interlude(4:55)
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------|
|-2----(2)-1ph--(1)-------------5-4-3ph--(3)-----|
|-0----(0)-----------0-1-2--(2)--------------2-3-|

|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------5-|
|-2----(2)-1ph--(1)-------------5-4-3ph--(3)--6-(6)-------------5-4-3-|
|-0----(0)-----------0-1-2--(2)---------------------3ph--2--(2)-------|

Guitar Solo(5:24)
(w/ half-time feel)
|-------------------------19^-(19)-(19)-17----17--(17)-17-|
|------------20--(20)-17-------------------20-------------|
|-------17------------------------------------------------|
|-/19-----------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------|

|-------20^-20-(20)-17-19-17-------20-17-------|
|-20-17----------------------20-17-------20-17-|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------|

|-22-17-------20-17-------19-17-----------------|
|-------20-17-------20-17-------20-17-----------|
|-------------------------------------19-17-----|
|-------------------------------------------19~-|
|-----------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------|

|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------19-18-17----------------------------|
|----------------------------19-18-17----------19-18-17----------19-18-17-|
|----------17-16-15-19-18-17----------------------------19-18-17----------|
|-17-16-15----------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------22-21-20-|
|-------------------22-21-20----------------------------22-21-20----------|
|----------21-20-19----------21-20-19----------21-20-19-------------------|
|-21-20-19----------------------------21-20-19----------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-23-22-20-23-22-20-23-22-20-23-22-20-23-22-20-23-22-20-20-19-17----------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------20-19-17-|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-20-19-17----------20-19-17----------20-19-17-------------------------------|
|----------20-19-17----------20-19-17----------20-19-17-20-19-17-------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------20-19-17----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------19-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------20-22-24-24^----24--23-|
|----------------------------------------20-22------------------------|
|-(17)~------------17-19/21^-(21)-21^-21------------------------------|
|------------17-19----------------------------------------------------|
|--------/19----------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-22-20-22---------------------------------------------|
|----------22~-----------------------17-20-17-20-17----|
|------------------17-19-17----17-19----------------19-|
|---------------19----------19-------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------|

|--------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------17-20-17--------------------|
|-17-------17-19-17----17-19----------19-17--------------|
|----19-19----------19----------------------19-17--------|
|-------------------------------------------------19-----|
|----------------------------------------------------15~-|

|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------14-|
|-------------------------------14-16-17-16-14----14-16-17----|
|----14-15-17-15-14----14-15-17----------------17-------------|
|-17----------------17----------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------17----------17----17-|
|----16-17-16----------16-17-16-17-19----19-17-19----19----|
|-19----------19-17-19-------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------|

|----17----------------17-------17-19-17----------17-19-17----19-22-19----19-22-19----19-22-|
|-20----20-19-17-19-20----20-19----------20-19-20----------20----------22----------22-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-19----19-22-19----19-22-19-22-19----19-22-19----19-22-19----19-23-19----19-23-19----19-23-19---19-|
|----22----------22----------------22----------22----------22----------22----------22----------22---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

(5:53)
("regular" feel)
|-24-19----19-24-19----19-24-19----19-24-19----19-24-19----19-24-19----19-|
|-------22----------22----------22----------22----------22----------22----|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-22-19----19-22-19----19-22-19----19-22-19----19-22-19----19-22-19----------|
|-------23----------23----------23----------23----------23----------23-22-21-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------17-19-17----------17-19-17----------17-19-17----------17-19-17-|
|-20-17-20----------20-17-20----------20-17-20----------20-17-20----------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-19-20-19-17----17-19-20-19-17----17-19-20-19-17----17----------------------|
|-------------19----------------19----------------19----19-17-16-17-16-------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------19-17-|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-----------------------------------12--------12-------17-15----------------|
|---------14^-14-12--------------------12-15^----15-12-------17-15----------|
|------12-14^-14-12-14p12-------14^--------------------------------17-16-15-|
|-14~---------------------14p12---------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-15-14----------14-15-14----17-15-14----14-15-17-15-14-19-17-15----15-17-|
|-------17-15-17----------17----------17-------------------------19-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-19-17----20-19-17----17-19-20-19-17-22-20-19----19-20-22-20-19----19-20-|
|-------20----------20-------------------------22----------------22-------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

|-22^-------(22)----(22)-|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|
|------------------------|

2nd Interlude(6:08) - Mess around with these chords, play them in this order.
|----0--0--0-----10--9---8--|
|-5--0--0--0--5--10--9---8--|
|-4--4--3--2--4--12--11--10-|
|-2--5--4--3--2--12--11--10-|
|-2--5--4--3--2--10--9---8--|
|-0--3--2--1--0-------------|

Play Chorus

Play Intro

End With this - Feedback
|----|
|-5~-|
|-4~-|
|-2~-|
|-2~-|
|-0~-|

Enjoy!!




 
 
Dream Theater - As I Am :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
As I Am tabs @ 911Tabs

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