Hark! The Herald Angels Sing


By Derrick

Here is my attempt at covering and writing the tabs for "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" by Lincoln Brewster.


Note: The video is sped up by 2% to avoid copyright and thus, the pitch is changed so don't play along with my video but use it as a reference.

Intro Riff:
0:00 – 0:23
1:06 – 1:13
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----------15---15---15---15---15---13---12----13---------
----------12---12---12---12---12---12---12----13---------
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----------13---13---13---13---13---12---13--13--15------
----------12---12---12---12---12---12---12--12--12------
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Verses:
0:26 – 1:06
1:14 – 1:28

----------3----------
-------3----3--------
-----0---------0----- Repeat this for patter for verse
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---------3------------
------3-----3--------
---2------------2---- Change to this for Dsus chords
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----------2----------
------3------3-------
---2------------2---- Change to this for D chords
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Second Part of Second Verse
1:28 – 1:52
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----------------------  Strum this for second half of second verse with quieter overdrive
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Guitar Solo:
1:53 – 2:08

------17---------15---17---17--17/---19---17--15-----15/19-19--19---19--19----17-----
-------x---(x5)---x-----x----x----x-----x----x----x-------x---x---x----x-----x----x-----x------
------14---------12---14---14--14/---16---14--12-----12/16-16--16---16--16----14-----
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---20--x--x--19--x--17--x--x--17/--19\-17---15----------------
----x---x--x---x---x---x--x--x---x-----x----x-----x----------------
---17--x--x--16--x--14--x--x--14/--16\-14---12----------------
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-----19/15---15----15/10--10----------------------------------------------------
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-----12h13h15--0---12---12h13h15--0-------------------12h13h15--0----12---
------------------------------------------------------14----12--------------------------------
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-------14---14---14---14---12---14---15\-----------------------------------------------
-------15---15---15---15---13---15---15\-----------------------------------------------
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Breakdown/Tag:
2:09 – 2:30
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-------8--8--8--8--7--7--7--7--10--10--10--10--8--8--7--8---
-------7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---7----7----7---7---7--7--7--7--- (x6)
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2:30 – 2:45

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-----8----------10----------12--------10----------13----------8-----------10-----------
-----x---(x8)---x---(x8)---x---(x4)--x—(x2)--x--(x2)---x--(x8)-----x---(x8)---
-----5-----------7------------9---------7-----------10----------5------------7------------
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---8-------------10-----------12------------15-------------13-------------
---x---(x8)-----x----(x8)----x----(x4)----x-----(x2)-----x-----(x8)---
---5-------------7--------------9-------------12-------------10-------------
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14 comments:

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Bobby Kittleberger said...

Awesome man! Lincoln Brewster is great. Props for taking on his guitar work.

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E. Eaton Barry said...

Wow!!! Conjuring 2 bring me here.
It's a peaceful song. When you listen this song when alone in house so cried in Christmas time.

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