Twilight zone intro and verse

Golden Earring - Twilight Zone

Standard tuning: (E-A-D-G-B-e)

Instructional notes to help with parts of the song that were
difficult to play or tab are at the bottom of the page.

Chords:
A-(577655)
Bm-(799777)
Em-(022000)
F#-(244322)
G-(355433)

h - hammer on
p - pull off
b - bend string up
r - release bend
/ - slide up
\ - slide down
~ - vibrato (let ring)
()- optional notes, but it's how I play it.

Intro:

Play the Bm and Em chords softly with a bit of whammy after each, then:

E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
D|---0-2-0---0-2--0---0-2-0---0-2--0-|---0-2-0---0-2--0---0-2-0---0-2--0-|
A|-2-------2--------2-------2--------|-2-------2--------2-------2--------|
E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|

E|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------|-----2-------2--------2-------2----|
D|-----2-0-----2--0-----2-0-----2--0-|---4---4---4----4---4---4---4----4-|
A|---2-------2--------2-------2------|-----------------------------------|
E|-0-------0--------0-------0--------|-2-------2--------2-------2--------|

E|-----------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------| (Somewhere in a lonely hotel room,
G|-----------------------------------| There's a guy starting to realise
D|---0-2-0---0-2--0---0-2-0---0-2--0-| that eternal fate has turned its
A|-2-------2--------2-------2--------| back on him, It's two a.m........)
E|-----------------------------------|

Verse:

Bm
It's two a.m., the fear has gone
Em
I'm sittin' here waitin', the gun still warm
F# Bm
Maybe my connection is tired of takin' chances

Bm
Yeah there's a storm on the loose, sirens in my head
Em
I'm wrapped up in silence, all circuits are dead
F# Bm
I cannot decode, my whole life spins into a frenzy

(Power slide into chorus)

Chorus: -note 1

Bm
Help I'm steppin' into the twilight zone
A
The place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned
G
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
F#
Where am I to go, now that I've gone too far?

Bm
Help I'm steppin' into the twilight zone
A
The place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned
G
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
F#
Where am I to go, now that I've gone too far?

G
Soon you will come to know,
Em
When the bullet hits the bone

E|------5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----|
B|----------------------------------------------| -note 2
G|--7b9-----7b9-----7b9-----7b9-----7b9---------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

G
Soon you will come to know,
Em Bm
When the bullet hits the bone


Verse 2:

Bm
I'm falling down a spiral, destination unknown
Em
A double-crossed messenger, all alone
F# Bm
I can't get no connection, can't get through, where are you?

Bm
Well the night weighs heavy on his guilty mind
Em
This far from the borderline
F#
When the hit man comes
Bm
He knows damn well he has been cheated

And he says

(Power slide into chorus)

Chorus 2:

Bm
Help I'm steppin' into the twilight zone
A
The place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned
G
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
F#
Where am I to go, now that I've gone too far?
Bm
Help I'm steppin' into the twilight zone
A
The place is a madhouse, feels like being cloned
G
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
F#
Where am I to go, now that I've gone too far?

G
Soon you will come to know,
Em
When the bullet hits the bone

E|------5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----5-5-----|
B|----------------------------------------------|
G|--7b9-----7b9-----7b9-----7b9-----7b9---------|
D|----------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------|

G
Soon you will come to know,
Em
When the bullet hits the bone

E|--3-3---3-x-2-0~~--|
B|--3-3---3-x-2-0~~--| (this was just
G|--4-4---4-x-3-0~~--| my best guess)
D|--5-5---5-x-4-2~~--|
A|--5-5---5-x-4-2~~--|
E|--3-3---3-x-2-0~~--|

When the bullet hits the bone

(Bass plays the main riff for a while)
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