Tabulature for "Edge of Thorns"
Off the album "Edge of Thorns"
Written by Savatage

Transcribed by Andrew Wehrstedt Mr.Lycan@softhome.net

Dropped D-Tuning

-------------|-------|---------|-------|------|-------------------------------
-------------|-------|---------|-------|------|-------------------------------
-------------|-------|---------|-------|------|-7-7-7-7-----------------------
-------------|-0-----|--0------|-0-----|-0----|-7-7-7-7-----------------------
-------------|-0-----|--0------|-0-----|-0----|-5-5-5-5-----------------------
-------------|-0-----|--0------|-0-----|-0----|----------0-0--0-0--0-0--------
 Piano Intro                                                                  

----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------------
----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------------
-5-5-5-5--------------|-7-7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5------------------------
-5-5-5-5--------------|-7-7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5------------------------
-3-3-3-3--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-3-3-3-3------------------------
---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--\------------
                                                                              

-----------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------
-----------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------
-3-------10-9----|-7-7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7------
-3-------10-9----|-7-7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7------
-1--1-/--8--7----|-5-5-5-5--------------|-3-3-3-3--------------|-3/5-5-5------
-----------------|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--
                   (verse)                                                    

---------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------
---------|----------------------|----------------------|----------------------
---------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------
---------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------
---------|-3-3-3-3--------------|-3/5-5-5--------------|-3-3-3-3--------------
-0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0--
                                                                              

---|----------------------|----------------------|--------------|-------------
---|----------------------|----------------------|--------------|-------------
---|-5/7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|--------------|----9--10----
---|-5/7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5-----------\|-0-----------
---|-3/5-5-5--------------|-3-3-3-3--------------|-5-----------\|-0--7/-8/----
-0-|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-\|-5-----------\|-0-----------
                                                   A solitary dancer          

---|------------------|-----------|------------------------|------------------
---|------------------|-----------|------------------------|------------------
-12|------------------|-----------|-3-------5--------------|-7----5---3-------
---|-5----------------|-0-------\-|-3-------5--------------|-7----5---3-------
-10|-5----------------|-0-------\-|-1-------3--------------|-5----3---1-------
---|-5----------------|-0-------\-|------------------------|------------------
     So lost upon her   stage       I have seen you on the  edge of dawn      

-----------------------|---------------|-------------------------------|------
-----------------------|---------------|-------------------------------|------
-3----------5----------|-7----5-----3--|-3---------------5-------------|-7----
-3----------5----------|-7----5-----3--|-3---------------5-------------|-7----
-1----------3----------|-5----3-----1--|-1---------------3-------------|-5----
-----------------------|---------------|-------------------------------|------
 felt you here before    you were born   balanced your dreams upon the  edge  

-----------|--------------------------------------|---------------------------
-----------|--------------------------------------|---------------------------
-5----3----|--------------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-------------------
-5----3----|--------------------------12\---------|-7-7-7-7-------------------
-3----1----|--------------------------12\---------|-5-5-5-5-------------------
-----------|--------------------------12\---------|---------0-0--0-0--0-0-----
 of thorns    But I don't think about you anymore                             

----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|-------
----------------------|----------------------|------------------------|-------
-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5----------------|-3-----
-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5----------------|-3-----
-3-3-3-3--------------|-3/5-5-5--------------|-3-3-3-3----------------|-1-1/--
---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0-\|-------
                                                                              

------|----------------------|----------------------|-------------------------
------|----------------------|----------------------|-------------------------
-10-9-|-7-7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7-----------------
-10-9-|-7-7-7-7--------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7-----------------
-8--7-|-5-5-5-5--------------|-3-3-3-3--------------|-3/5-5-5-----------------
------|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0---
       (verse 2)                                                              

----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|--------
----------------------|-----------------------|----------------------|--------
-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7---------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7--
-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7---------------|-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7--
-3-3-3-3--------------|-3/5-5-5---------------|-3-3-3-3--------------|-3/5-5--
---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0-|---------0-0--0-0--0-0|--------
                                                                              

----------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|----------
----------------|-----------------------|--------------------------|----------
-7--------------|-5-5-5-5---------------|--------------------------|----9-----
-7--------------|-5-5-5-5---------------|-5---------------------5-5|-0--------
-5--------------|-3-3-3-3---------------|-5---------------------5-5|-0--7/----
---0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0\|-5---------------------5-5|-0--------
                                          And so we end the chapter           

-------|--------------------------|--------------|-------------------------|--
-------|--------------------------|--------------|-------------------------|--
-10--12|--------------------------|--------------|-3---------5-------------|--
-------|-5------------------------|--0---------/-|-3---------5-------------|--
-8-/-10|-5--------------------\---|--0---------/-|-1---------3-------------|--
-------|-5--------------------\---|--0---------/-|-------------------------|--
         And let the stage lights   fade           I have seen you on the     

--------------|---------------------|--------------|--------------------------
--------------|---------------------|--------------|--------------------------
-7----5---3---|-3---------5---------|-7---5----3---|-3--------------5---------
-7----5---3---|-3---------5---------|-7---5----3---|-3--------------5---------
-5----3---1---|-1---------3---------|-5---3----1---|-1--------------3---------
--------------|---------------------|--------------|--------------------------
 edge of dawn   Felt you here before you were born   Balanced your dreams     

----------|-----------------|-------------------------------------|-----------
----------|-----------------|-------------------------------------|-----------
----------|--7----5----3----|-------------------------------------|---2---0---
----------|--7----5----3----|-----------------------------------0-|-----0-----
----------|--5----3----1----|-------------------------------------|-----------
----------|-----------------|-------------------------------------|-----------
 upon the   Edge of thorns..  But I don't think about you anymore             

--------------------------|--------------------------------|------------------
--------------------------|--------------------------------|------------------
--------------------------|-2---0--------------------------|-2---0------------
-0-3-0-2-0-2-3-2-0^--0-0-0|---0---0-3-0-2-0-2-3-2-0^--0-0-0|---0---0-3-0-2-0--
--------------------------|--------------------------------|------------------
--------------------------|--------------------------------|------------------
                                                                              

---------------|---------------------------------|----------------------------
---------------|---------------------------------|----------------------------
---------------|-2---0---------------------------|-2---0----------------------
-2-3-2-0--0-0-0|---0---0-3-0-2-0-2-3-2-0^--0-0-0-|---0---0-3-0-2-0-2-3-2-0^---
---------------|---------------------------------|----------------------------
---------------|---------------------------------|----------------------------
                                                  (whole band comes in)       

------|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|------
------|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|------
------|-2---0--------------------------|-2---0-------------------------|-2----
-0-0-0|---0---0-3-0-2-0-2-3-2-0^--0-0-0|---0---0-3-0-2-0-2-3-2-0^-0-0-0|---0--
------|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|------
------|--------------------------------|-------------------------------|------
                                                                              

---------------------------|--------------|--------|--------------|-----------
---------------------------|--------------|--------|--------------|-----------
-0-------------------------|-5----2--5----|--------|-5----2--5----|-----------
---0-3-0-2-0-2-3-2-0^-0-0-0|-5----2--5--0-|-0------|-5----2--5--0-|-0---------
---------------------------|-3----0--3--0-|-0------|-3----0--3--0-|-0---------
---------------------------|------------0-|-0------|------------0-|-0---------
                            (Guitar solo)                                     

-------------|---------|--------------|------------------------|--------------
-------------|---------|--------------|------------------------|--------------
-5---2--5--7-|--7------|-5----2--5----|------------------------|-7------------
-5---2--5--7-|--7------|-5----2--5--0-|------------------------|-7------------
-3---0--3--5-|--5------|-3----0--3--0-|------------------------|-5------------
-------------|---------|------------0-|------------------------|--------------
                                        (bass and leads break)                

-----|------|------|-----|-------|----|-----|------------------------|--------
-----|------|------|-----|-------|----|-----|------------------------|--------
-9---|-10---|-12---|--7--|---9---|-10-|--12-|-14-12-10-9--14-12-10-9-|-14-12--
-9---|-10---|-12---|--7--|---9---|-10-|--12-|-14-12-10-9--14-12-10-9-|-14-12--
-7---|-8----|-10---|--5--|---7---|-8--|--10-|-12-10-8--7--12-10-8--7-|-12-10--
-----|------|------|-----|-------|----|-----|------------------------|--------
                                                                              

------------------|-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------
------------------|-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------
-10-9--14-12-10-9-|-2---------|-3-------5-------------|-7----5----3-----------
-10-9--14-12-10-9-|-2---------|-3-------5-------------|-7----5----3-----------
-8--7--12-10-8--7-|-0---------|-1-------3-------------|-5----3----1-----------
------------------|-----------|-----------------------|-----------------------
                                I have seen you on the edge of thorns         

---------------------|--------------|-----------------------------|-----------
---------------------|--------------|-----------------------------|-----------
-3---------5---------|-7---5----3---|-3---------------5-----------|--7----5---
-3---------5---------|-7---5----3---|-3---------------5-----------|--7----5---
-1---------3---------|-5---3----1---|-1---------------3-----------|--5----3---
---------------------|--------------|-----------------------------|-----------
 Felt you here before you were born   Balanced your dreams upon the edge of   

--------|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------
--------|-------------------------------------|-------------------------------
--3-----|-------------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-----------------------
--3-----|-------------------------------------|-7-7-7-7-----------------------
--1-----|-------------------------------------|-5-5-5-5-----------------------
--------|-------------------------------------|---------0-0--0-0--0-0---------
 thorns   But I don't think about you anymore                                 

----------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------
----------------------|--------------------|----------------------------------
-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7------------|-5-5-5-5--------------------------
-5-5-5-5--------------|-5/7-7-7------------|-5-5-5-5--------------------------
-3-3-3-3--------------|-3/5-5-5------------|-3-3-3-3--------------------------
---------0-0--0-0--0-0|---------0-0-0-0-0-0|---------0-0--0-0--0-0------------
                 (play riff till end of song)                                 

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-7----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-7----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-5----------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 (final chord)