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Carpe Diem
A Change Of Seasons (Medley) / III Carpe Diem / By Dream Theater

Tabbed By Juan Carlos Sandoval
August 22, 2004

I guess this is the easiest way to play this song because I have played
it before and also Im not the best guitarist in the world. So enjoy this
tab!

r= Let It Ring
s= Slide
h= Hammer

INTRO  ACOUSTICS

E---------0----------------0----------------0-----------------0--------------|
B-----------0----------------0----------------0-----------------0------------|
G-----4-5-----5-4------4-5-----5-4------4-5-----5-4-------4-5-----5----------|
D---2----------------2----------------4-----------------3--------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-0----------------0----------------0-----------------0----------------------|

E---------3----------------2----------------7----------------------5-r-------|
B-----------0----------------0------------5---5---------------3--------------|
G-----4-5-----5-4------4-5-----5-4------0------------------0-----------------|
D---2----------------2----------------4---------5-4-----4--------------------|
A-----------------------------------5----------------3-----------------------|
E-0----------------0---------------------------------------------------------|

LYRIC

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

I'll always remember

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

The chill of November

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

The news of the fall            The sounds in the

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

hall             The clock on the wall      Tickin´ Away

E-----------0--------------0-----------------0-------------------------------|
B---------6---6----------6---6------------11---11----10-----8-----6----------|
G-------7-------7------5-------5-------10---------10-------------------------|
D-----0--------------0---------------0-------------------0-----0-----0-------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

"Seize the day"                        I heard him say

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

Life will not always          Be this way

E-----------5--------------8----------------13--------12-------10------------|
B---------6---8----------6---6-----------11----11--------10-------8----------|
G-------7-------7------5-------5------10----------10--------9-------7--------|
D-----0--------------0--------------0----------------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Look around               Hear the sound

E---------1-0-1----------1-0-1-------------0-1-r-----------0-1-r-------------|
B----------------------------------------1---------------1-------------------|
G-------3-------3------2-------2-------0---------------2---------------------|
D-----0--------------0-------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------3---------------0-----------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Cherish your life while         You're still a...

E-------------------1----------------------0-1-r-----------0-1-r-------------|
B-----------1---------------1------------1---------------1-------------------|
G---------3---3--------3------3--------0---------------2---------------------|
D-------3-------3--------3------3--------------------------------------------|
A-----1------------------------------3---------------0-----------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

...round

E-----------------------|----------------------------------------------------|
B----------4-----3-r----|----------0------------------------------0----------|
G--------3---3----------|------------3--------------------------3---3--------|
D------3-------3--------|--------4-----4--------4-----4--------4------4------|
A----1------------------|------4--------------4-----4---------4--------------|
E-----------------------|----2--------------0-----3--------2-----------------|

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,  Old Time is still a-flying

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------0-----------------------------------------1-----|
G--------------------------3---3-----------------2-------------------0---0---|
D--------4-----4----------4------4-----------4-0-------------------2-------2-|
A------4-----4-----------4-----------------4---------------------3-----------|
E----0-----3----------2------------------0-----------------------------------|

And this same flower that smells today, Tomorrow will be dying.    We can

E---------------------------0---------------2-------------3------------------|
B------------3------------1---1-----------3-------------1---1----------------|
G----------0---0--------0-------0-------2-------------0-------0--------------|
D--------4-------4----2---------------4-------------2------------------------|
A----3s5---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Learn...       From the past               But those

E------------5------------------0-------------0-------------0-------------0--|
B----------3---3--------------0-------------0-------------0-------------0----|
G--------0-------0----------4-------------4-------------3-------------3------|
D----2s4------------------5-------------5-------------4-------------4--------|
A-----------------------5-------------5-------------4-------------4----------|
E---------------------3-------------3-------------2-------------2------------|

Days are gone       We can hope               For the future

E--------------0--------------0--------------0s7---12-12-12-r----------------|
B------------0--------------0--------------0---------------------------------|
G----------2--------------2--------------0-----------------------------------|
D--------3--------------3--------------4-------------------------------------|
A------3--------------3--------------2---------------------------------------|
E----1--------------1--------------0-----------------------------------------|

But there may not be one...

CLEAN

E----5--------------7---------------2--------------3-------------------------|
B----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-------------------------|
G----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-------------------------|
D----5--------------7---------------2--------------3-------------------------|
A----5--------------7---------------2--------------3-------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

The words stuck in my mind      Alive from what I've learned

E----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
B----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-s-0---------------------|
G----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-s-0---------------------|
D----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
A----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

I have to seize the day          To home I returned...

E----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
B----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-s-0---------------------|
G----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-s-0---------------------|
D----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
A----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

( Bass Solo )

E----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
B----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-s-0---------------------|
G----0--------------0---------------0--------------0-s-0---------------------|
D----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
A----5--------------7---------------3--------------4-s-5---------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

( Bass Solo )

DISTORTION

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----77777777--7--7777------------77777777--7--7777--------------------------|
A----77777777--7--7777------------77777777--7--7777--------------------------|
E----55555555--5--5555------------55555555--5--5555--------------------------|

Preparing for her flight        I held with all my might

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----77777777--7--7777------------77777777--7--7777--------------------------|
A----77777777--7--7777------------77777777--7--7777--------------------------|
E----55555555--5--5555------------55555555--5--5555--------------------------|

Fearing my deepest fright       She walked into the night

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----77777777--7--7777------------77777777--7--7777--------------------------|
A----77777777--7--7777------------77777777--7--7777--------------------------|
E----55555555--5--5555------------55555555--5--5555--------------------------|

She turned for one last look    She looked me in the eye

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----77777777--7--7777-----------1010101010101010----------------------------|
A----77777777--7--7777-----------1010101010101010----------------------------|
E----55555555--5--5555------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8----------------------------|

I said, "I Love You"...                       ...Good-bye"

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7-----------------------------7-7-7-7---7-0---5----------|
A----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7-----------------------------7-7-7-7---7-0-7-5----------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------7--------------|

It's the most awful thing you'll ever hear     If you're lying to me...

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7-----------------------------7-7-7-7---0h5---5h7--------|
A----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7-----------------------------7-7-7-7-------7-----7------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Oh, you dearly love her            ...just have to leave... all our lives

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7-----------------------------7-7-7-7---7-0---5----------|
A----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7-----------------------------7-7-7-7---7-0-7-5----------|
E-------------------------------------------------------------7--------------|

Seize the day!                                Something happened

E----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7--------------------1010101010101010--10--10--10--------|
A----7-7-7-7--5s7-5s7--------------------1010101010101010--10--10--10--------|
E-----------------------------------------8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8---8---8---8--------|

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may                        She was killed

This is all the song, I´m not sure about the CLEAN part of the song, but it
sounds pretty good. Enjoy!
 
 
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