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Opeth, Benighted Tabs (ver.3)

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Benighted Tabs (ver.3)

Opeth Tabs
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                    ______________
   / Opeth       /  I think benighted means being mentally enclosed by something.
  / Benighted   /  This song is about someone who suffers from a loss and is
 / Still Life  /  benighted by it, and about this person, who reached out for her.
/_____________/  Unfortunately (my opinion) this person offers her to fall into
                a deeper mental slumber, into this night - sorta satanic, eh?...

Tuning: Standard (E A D G B E)
Gtr I - Steel-Stringed Acoustic
Gtr II - Steel-Stringed Acoustic
Gtr III - Jazzy-Clean Electric


 Intro:
  4/4
  Q=147 bpm
  Gtr I
    Q   E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   Q  E E E a E E E   E E E Q   E Q
||------5-----3-----|-2-----3-----0---|------------------|-----------------|
||o-------3-----3---|---0-----0-----0-|----3-----3s5-----|-0---------------|
||----------0-----0-|-----0-----0-----|------0-------0---|---0---2---------|
||------------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------2-----|
||o-----------------|-----------------|-0------0-------0-|-----0-------0---|
||--0---------------|-----------------|------------------|-----------------|


  E E E Q   E E E   +E  E E E Q.   S S   E E E E E E E E   E Q   E E E a Q    4x
|-----------------|-----2--------------|-3s2-------------|---0----------------||
|-------0---------|-------0----------0-|-----3s5---------|-----------0-------o||
|-----2-----2-----|---------2----------|---------4s2-0---|---0-------0--------||
|---1---------1---|-----------1--------|-----------------|-4-----2-2----------||
|-2-------------2-|-(2)----------------|-----------------|-------------0h2---o||
|-----------------|----------------0---|---------------0-|--------------------||



  Q   E E E E E E   +E  E E E a Q   E E   E E E Q   E S E.   +E  E Q   Q   a E E
|-----------------|---------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|---------3-------|---------------------|------------------|---------------------|
|-------0---0-----|-------0-------------|-2-----0-----2s4--|-(4)-0-----0---------|
|-----2-------2---|-----2---2-------0---|-0-0---------3s5--|-(5)-2s4---2---------|
|-1-------------0-|-(0)-----------------|-----0------------|---------------3s2-0-|
|-----------------|-----------1s3-----0-|-2-----0---0------|---------------------|


    E E E Q   E E E   +E  E E E a Q   E E   E E E Q   E S E.   +E  E Q   Q   a E E  3x
||------------------|---------------------|------------------|----------------------||
||o-------3---------|---------------------|------------------|---------------------o||
||------0-----0-----|-------0-------------|-2-----0-----2s4--|-(4)-0-----0----------||
||----2---------2---|-----2---2-------0---|-0-0---------3s5--|-(5)-2s4---2----------||
||o-1-------------0-|-(0)-----------------|-----0------------|---------------3s2-0-o||
||------------------|-----------1s3-----0-|-2-----0---0------|----------------------||



  E a E E E E E E E   E E E E H
|---------------0---|-----3-----------|
|-----------0-------|-0-------5~------|
|-----------0-0---2-|---2---4---------|
|-------2-----------|-2---------------|
|---0h2---2---------|-----------------|
|-0-----------------|-----------------|




 1st Verse:
  Gtr I
    E a E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E a E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
||--------------------|-----0-----------|-------------------|-----0-----------|
||o-----------0---0h3-|---3---0---------|-----------0---0h3-|---3---0---------|
||----------0---0-----|-----------0---0-|---------0---0-----|-----------0---0-|
||--------4-----------|-4---------------|-------4-----------|-4---------------|
||o---0h2-------------|---------3---2---|---0h2-------------|---------3---2---|
||--0-----------------|-----------------|-0-----------------|-----------------|


  E a E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E H
|-------------------|-----0-----------|-----------------|------------------||
|-----------0---0h3-|---3---0---------|-----------------|-----------------o||
|---------0---0-----|-----------0---0-|-----2-----0-----|-0-----0----------||
|-------4-----------|-4---------------|---2-----4-----4-|-----4------------||
|---0h2-------------|---------3---2---|-0-----2-----3---|---5-------------o||
|-0-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------0--------||


 " Come into this night
   Here we'll be gone
   So far away
   From our weak and crumbling lives
   Come into this night
   When days are done
   Lost and astray
   In what's vanished from your eyes "




 Chorus:
                                         1.
    Q.    E E E E E   E E E E +H          E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E Q
||------------------|-5-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o---------------3-|---3---------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||--------------0---|-----0-------------|-----------------|-0-----0----------||
||----------2s4-----|-------4-(4)-------|-----4-----4---4-|-----4------------||
||o-0-----0---------|-------------------|---2-----2---0---|---3-----3-3-2---o||
||------------------|-------------------|-0-----3---------|------------------||


 2.
  E E E E E E E E   E Q   E E E Q     
|-----------------|-------0---------|
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-4-------4-------|
|-----4-----4---4-|-----------------|
|---2-----2---0---|---3-------3-2---|
|-0-----3---------|-----------------|


 " What came and distorted your sight
   Saw you benighted by your fright "



        
 2nd Verse:
similar to previous


 " Come into this night
   Your plight alone
   Carry your weight
   You are flawed as all of us
   Come into this night
   Your only home
   It's never too late
   To repent, suffer the loss "




 Chorus:
similar to previous




 Interlude:
 Gtr I
  E E E E H         +W
|-----------------|-------------------|
|---------0-------|-(0)---------------|
|-------0---------|-------------------|
|-----2-----------|-------------------|
|---2-------------|-------------------|
|-0---------------|-------------------|
|
|Gtr II
| H.          E E    E  E E E E E E E
|-------------2-3-|--2----2-----2-3-5-|
|-----------------|-----5---4-5-------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|



 Gtrs I, II (Gtr II plays along with Gtr I from now on)
 9/8                   4/4               6/4
    E E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E E E E E
||--7-----5-----3-----|-----------------|-------------------------|
||o---0-----0-----0---|-1-------1-------|-1-----1-----------------|
||------0-----0-----0-|---2-------2-----|---2-----0---0-----2-----|
||--------------------|-----2-------2---|-----2-----2---0-----0---|
||o-------3-----2-----|-0-----0-------0-|-------3---------0-----0-|
||--0-----------------|-----------------|-------------3-----2-----|


                                     1.,2.
 4/4                                 7/8
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   a E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------0-2-3--||
|-----------------|-----------------|---------0-------o||
|-4-------4-------|-4-------4-------|-------0----------||
|---4-------4-----|---4-------4-----|-----2------------||
|-----2-------2---|-----2-------2---|-0h2-------------o||
|-0-----0-------0-|-------0-------0-|------------------||


 3.
 Gtr I
 7/8                4/4
  S S  E E E E E E   +E  E E E E E E E   
|------------------|-----7p0-------0---|
|-----10---7h8-----|---------0-------0-|
|--------------7s5-|-(5)---------------|
|-7s9--------------|-----------7s9-----|
|------------------|-------------------|
|------------------|-------------------|




 Jazz Solo:
 Gtr III
 w/2x Verse for back-up
                  |--3--|    |------3-----|              
   E  H        E  E  E  E    q    q    E  E  H          
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------12-14-|-15---15---14-12-----------|
|-12s14~---------14-------|-----------------14~-------|
|-12s14~------------------|---------------------------|
|-------------------------|---------------------------|


   E  E  S  E.  E  E  E  E    +E   a  E  E Q.     E S S
|--------------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------x-|
|-12-11-12s14--12-11-------|------------------------x---|
|--------------------14-12-|-(12)-----------------------|
|--------------------------|------14s12-10-9~-----------|
|--------------------------|----------------------------|


   |-------3-------|   |-----3-----|     |-----3-----|            
   q    q     E    E   q    q   E  E     Q   a Q   a Q   H         
|-15---14---<12>----------------------|--------------------------|
|----------------<12>-----------------|--------------------------|
|---------------------12---11---9-11s=|=12---7s9---7s9---7-------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|--------------------------|


                                  |------3-----|
   E Q    E Q   E E   E  E Q   a  Q   a  Q    +Q
|-12----------------|-------------------------------|
|--0-----12----13---|---10--------------------------|
|-------------------|----------9s11---9s11---(11)---|
|-------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------------------|


                       |----3----|               
  a H        Q   E E   q   q   E E Q   E E    
|--------------------|----------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------|
|-7s9~-----------7h9-|----------------------|
|--------------------|-9---8---7s5----------|
|--------------------|-------------7-----5s=|
|--------------------|----------------------|


  E E E E E E E S  S    +E   E  E  E E  E E E   
|--------------------|------------------------|
|---------------8s10-|-(10)----12------10-----|
|-----9---7s9--------|------11----11s9----9s7-|
|---9---9------------|------------------------|
|=7------------------|------------------------|
|--------------------|------------------------|


  Q   Q.     E E E   E E E E +Q    S S E
|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|-8-------------------|
|--------------7---|-7h9-7---------7s9---|
|-7s==9-----/9-9-9-|-9-----9-(9)---7s9---|
|------------------|---------------------|
|------------------|---------------------|


                                             (in chorus)
  S S +Q    E E E E a E   +E  E E E q   E E   E  E   +H.
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|
|-7s9-(9)---------7-----|-----------9---7h9-|----------------------|
|-7s9-(9)---5-7s5---9s7-|-(7)-5-------------|-9s10~-(10)-----------|
|-----------------------|-------7-----------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|-------------------|----------------------|




 Chorus:
similar to previous




 3rd Verse:
similar to previous


 " Come into this night
   When you're able
   To undo your deeds
   And atone with your lonely soul
   Once you're into this night
   All minds are stable
   Forget all your needs
   Lose the grip of all control "




 Outro:
 Gtrs I, II
    Q   E E E E E E    E E E a E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E Q.    E E E  4x
||----------0--------|-------------------|-----------------|-------------0-0--||
||o-------0---0------|-----0-------------|-----------------|-----------------o||
||------5-------0----|---0-------0-------|-----0-------0---|-----------4------||
||----------------5s=|=7-----7s9---5-4h5-|---4---4---4-----|-5p4--------------||
||o-0----------------|-------------------|-7-------5-----3-|-----------------o||
||-------------------|-------------------|-----------------|-----1------------||


  E Q   Q.    E E   E E E E E E E E   Q     H.               +W
|-------------2p0-|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|-----<12>-----------|-(<12>)-------------||
|-------0---------|-4s2-0-----0-----|-----<12>-----------|-(<12>)-------------||
|-2h4---2---------|-------0-2-------|--------------------|--------------------||
|-----------------|-----------------|--------------------|--------------------||
|-0-----0---------|-------------3-2-|-0------------------|--------------------||



- 24th /July /06
            
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