My Own Prison

Creed

Bb5
134
X133XX
C5
134
X355XX
D5
134
X577XX
E5
12
022XXX
Eb5
134
X688XX
F5
134
133XXX
Tom: F
CHORDS: ------- DADGBE DADGBE D5 (00023x) Eb5 (1113xx) F5 (3335xx) Bb5 (x133xx) E5 (2224xx) C5 (x355xx) This song uses Drop-D tuning. Drop your low E string down two notes to D. From low to high: DADGBE I've figured out the slide I was talking about in the acoustic version. First you play the D5 chord as usual (see MAIN-RIFF) then you play the first F5 chord like this: F5 E|----------------------------- B|----------------------------- G|--------5---5---------------- D|--3-----3---3---0----0-0-0--- A|--3-----3---3---10\9-9-9-9\7- D|--3-----3---3---0----0-0-9--- D5 |---| |---| |---| |0--| |0--| |0--| TAB SYMBOLS USED IN THIS TAB: ----------------------------- h = hammer-on b = bend note \ = slide down MAIN-RIFF: D5 E|---------------------------- B|---------3---3-------------- G|---------2---2------------0- D|---------0---0--------0h3--- A|---0-----0---0----0h1------- D|---0-----0---0-------------- F5 |---------------------------------- |---------------------------------- |----------5---5------------------- |3---3-----3---3------3---------0-- |--0-3-----3---3---0--3h5-3-------- |----3-----3---3------------5-3---- D5 E|---------------------------- B|---------3---3-------------- G|---------2---2------------0- D|---------0---0--------0h3--- A|---0-----0---0----0h1------- D|---0-----0---0-------------- F5 |----------------------------------| |----------------------------------| |----------5---5-------------------| |3---3-----3---3------3------------| |--0-3-----3---3---0--3h5-3--------| |----3-----3---3------------5-3b---| b = bend note slightly up INTRO: ------ [Play MAIN-RIFF twice] VERSE 1: [play MAIN-RIFF twice] -------- Court is in session a verdict is in No appeal on the docket today Just my own sin The walls are cold and pale On the cage made of steel Screams fill the room Alone I drop and kneel VERSE 2: [play MAIN-RIFF once then MAIN-RIFF-VARIATION (below) once] -------- Silence now the sound My breath the only motion around Demons cluttering around, My face showing no emotion Shackled by my sentence Expecting no return Here there is no penence My skin begins to burn [The last time you play the MAIN-RIFF in the verse before going into the chorus you play it like this:] MAIN-RIFF-VARIATION: D5 E|---------------------------- B|---------3---3-------------- G|---------2---2------------0- D|---------0---0--------0h3--- A|---0-----0---0----0h1------- D|---0-----0---0-------------- F5 |---------------------------------- |---------------------------------- |----------5---5------------------- |3---3-----3---3------3---------0-- |--0-3-----3---3---0--3h5-3-------- |----3-----3---3------------5-3---- D5 E|---------------------------- B|---------3---3-------------- G|---------2---2------------0- D|---------0---0--------0h3--- A|---0-----0---0----0h1------- D|---0-----0---0-------------- F5 |----------------------------------| |----------------------------------| |----------5---5----5--5----5-5-5--| |3---3-----3---3----3--3----3-3-3--| |--0-3-----3---3----3--3----3-3-3--| |----3-----3---3----3--3----3-3-3--| CHORUS: [see tab for D5 chord below] ------- F5 (And I said oooooooooooooooh...) E5
So I held my head up high Eb5 Hiding hate that burns inside Which only fuels their selfish D5 pride (And I said F5 ooooooooooooooooooooh...) E5 We're all held captive out from the sun Eb5 A sun that shines on only some D5 We the meek are all in one [Whenever you play a D5 in the chorus, you play it like this:] D5 E|---------------------------| B|--3---3--3--5--5-5-6--6-6--| G|--2---2--2--4--4-4-5--5-5--| D|--0---0--0--0--0-0-0--0-0--| A|--0---0--0-----------------| D|--0---0--0-----------------| | |I'm not sure if he plays it like |this on the CD but he definitely |plays it like this in concert. | | [Play MAIN-RIFF once] VERSE 3: [play MAIN-RIFF twice] -------- I hear a thunder in the distance See a vision of a cross I feel the pain that was given On that sad day of loss A lion roars in the darkness Only he holds the key A light to free me from my burden And grant me life eternally PRE-CHORUS: [see tab below play with distortion] ----------- Should have been dead On a sunday morning Banging my head No time for mourning Ain't got no time Should have been dead On a sunday morning Banging my head No time for mourning Ain't got no time TAB FOR PRE-CHORUS: [basically the MAIN-RIFF with a few changes] D5 Bb5 E|----------------------------- B|----------------------------- G|----------------3-3--3--3-3-- D|---0-----0---0--3-3--3--3-3-- A|---0-----0---0--1-1--1--1-1-- D|---0-----0---0--------------- F5 |------------------------------- |------------------------------- |------------------------------- |-3-----3---3------3---------0-- |-3-----3---3---0--3h5-3-------- |-3-----3---3------------5-3---- D5 Bb5 E|----------------------------- B|----------------------------- G|----------------3-3--3--3-3-- D|---0-----0---0--3-3--3--3-3-- A|---0-----0---0--1-1--1--1-1-- D|---0-----0---0--------------- F5 |------------------------------- |------------------------------- |------------------------------- |-3-----3---3------3------------ |-3-----3---3---0--3h5-3-------- |-3-----3---3------------5-3b--- D5 Bb5 E|----------------------------- B|----------------------------- G|----------------3-3--3--3-3-- D|---0-----0---0--3-3--3--3-3-- A|---0-----0---0--1-1--1--1-1-- D|---0-----0---0--------------- F5 |------------------------------- |------------------------------- |------------------------------- |-3-----3---3------3---------0-- |-3-----3---3---0--3h5-3-------- |-3-----3---3------------5-3---- D5 Bb5 E|----------------------------- B|----------------------------- G|----------------3-3--3--3-3-- D|---0-----0---0--3-3--3--3-3-- A|---0-----0---0--1-1--1--1-1-- D|---0-----0---0--------------- F5 |----------------------------| |----------------------------| |----------------------------| |-3-----3---3---3-3---3-3-3--| |-3-----3---3---3-3---3-3-3--| |-3-----3---3---3-3---3-3-3--| CHORUS: [play like first chorus] ------- So I held my head up high Hiding hate that burns inside Which only fuels their selfish pride We're all held captive out from the sun A sun that shines on only some We the meek are all in one GUITAR-SOLO: ------------ F5 C5 D5 E|---------------1--1---------- B|----------------------------- G|--2--------2h3------3-2------ D|----------------------------- A|---------0------------------- D|----------------------------- Bb5 F5 C5 |------1--1---------------1--1---- |--------------------------------- |--2h3------3-2-------2h3-------3- |--------------------------------- |--------------------------------- |--------------------------------- D5 Bb5 |1--| |---| |---| |---| |---| |---| BRIDGE: ------- F5 I cry out to God C5 D5 Seeking only his decision Bb5 Gabriel stands and confirms F5 C5 D5 I've created my own prison Bb5 [the crowd sings the next three lines] F5 I cry out to God C5 D5 Seeking only his decision Bb5 Gabriel stands and confirms F5 C5 D5 I've created my own prison Bb5 CHORUS: [play like first and second choruses] ------- So I held my head up high Hiding hate that burns inside Which only fuels their selfish pride We're all held captive out from the sun A sun that shines on only some We the meek are all in one CHORUS/OUTRO: ------------- F5 (And I said oooooooooooooooh...) E5 So I held my head up high Eb5 Hiding hate that burns inside Which only fuels their selfish D5 pride F5 (I've created, I've created, E5 I've created, I've created my own prison) We're all held captive out from the sun Eb5 A sun that shines on only some D5 We the meek are all in one F5 Should have been dead on a E5 sunday morning banging my head Eb5 No time for mourning, ain't D5 got no time F5 Should have been dead on a E5 sunday morning banging my head Eb5 No time for mourning, ain't D5 got no time
Composição: Tremonti / Stapp / Günter Schulz / Scott StappColaboração e revisão: Paulo Souza

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