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Flight Of Icarus (By IRON MAIDEN)
 
From: robs@violet.berkeley.edu (Rob Schenk)
Subject: Tab: Iron Maiden "Flight of Icarus"
Date: Tue Jun  7 10:36:55 CDT 1994


                   Flight of Icarus
              by Iron Maiden(Smith Dickinson)
      Transcribed by Eddie Breslin(caladan@maths.tcd.ie)


   A    E    F#m
|--5----0----2-------------------------|
|--5----0----2-------------------------|
|--6----1----2-------------------------|
|--7----2----4----4-4--4----4-4--------|
|--7----2----4----4-4--4----4-4--etc---|
|--5----0----2----2-2--2----2-2--------|

     LET RING        [2nd Verse-hold chord position]
|--2----------------|-2-------------------------------------------|
|--2----------------|----2-----5----------------------------------|
|--2----------------|-------2-------------------------------------|
|--4----------------|---------------------------------------------|
|--4----------------|---------------------------------------------|
|--2----------------|---------------------------------------------|
   As the sun...

                       A    E
|----------------------5----0-------------------------------------|
|----------------------5----0-------------------------------------|
|----------------------6----1-------------------------------------|
|----------------------7----2-------------------------------------|
|----------------------7----2-LET RING----------------------------|
|----------------------5----0-------------------------------------|
   Stands on the Hill

   A    F#m
|--5----2---------------------------------------------------------|
|--5----2---------------------------------------------------------|
|--6----2---------------------------------------------------------|
|--7----4---------------------------------------------------------|
|--7----4---------------------------------------------------------|
|--5----2---------------------------------------------------------|
        A bird song shatters the still


BRIDGE:
   F#(m)            Ab+5 (E/Ab)     A             B    C#
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-(4)-------------------------------2-------------4----6----------|
|--4----------------7---------------0-------------2----4----------|
|--2----------------4---------------------------------------------|
   His eyes seem so glazed, see the madman in his gaze

CHORUS:
I'll try and show the idea of the chorus, listen for the
strumming and chord slides. At the end go back to strumming
the F# power chord as in the intro.

   F#m          E            D C# D                        E
|--2------------0-------------------------------------------------|
|--2------------0-------------------------------------------------|
|--2------------1-------------------------------------------------|
|--4------------2------------76/7--6/76/7-etc-------6/7--9------|
|--4------------2------------54/5--4/54/5-----------4/5--7------|
|--2------------0-------------------------------------------------|
   Fly, on your way, like an eagle,            fly as high as the
   Sun, on your way, like an eagle,            fly as high as the

RHYTHM FOR SOLO'S:
   F#m                 A    E    F#m
|----------------------5----0----2--------------------------------|
|----------------------5----0----2--------------------------------|
|----------------------6----1----2--------------------------------|
|--4---4-4-4-----------7----2----4---4-4-4------------------------|
|--4---4-4-4-etc-------7----2----4---4-4-4-etc--------------------|
|--2---2-2-2-----------5----0----2---2-2-2------------------------|

   A    E                       A    E    F#m
|--5----0-----------------------5----0----2-----------------------|
|--5----0-----------------------5----0----2-----------------------|
|--6----1----1------------------6----1----2-----------------------|
|--7----2----2---2-2-2----------7----2----4---4-4-4---------------|
|--7----2----2---2-2-2-etc------7----2----4---4-4-4-etc-----------|
|--5----0----0---0-0-0----------5----0----2---2-2-2---------------|

For Solo 2 use BRIDGE

ENDING:
Play through BRIDGE several times then on the last one
stop at the B power chord(let it ring) and then strum
F#m fast and end with A E F#m as in the intro.
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