ARTIST: Creed
SONG: My Sacrifice 
TUNING: E a d g b e 

I started tabbing this song and went online to see if I was
 on the right lines, but all the songs were in dadadd tunings.
 Anyway I finished it in standard and I’m pretty sure it’s all
 correct, but you can see what you think. I think the guitarist
 plays it in the dadadd tuning, but this sounds perfect enough
 to me. Please notify me of any corrections etc. @ nathanu_project@hotmail.com
Enjoy! 


INTRO (RIFF1): There’s some kind of flanger effect in the clean electric,
 which then changes to a more acoustic sound in mostly the same 
effect. Listen to the song, and try to match the sound. To play 
the intro I play barred chords, obviously picking them first for
 the clean electric, and strumming for the acoustic bit. E.g the
 first chord is D barred on the 5th fret. You’ll need to listen 
for the timing and strum pattern. I’ve showed what chord to hold
 in brackets so you know where you’re goin, but obviously don’t
 play that!

^ = Strum up 
* = Strum down
/ = Slide

(5)---------------(3)---------------5-5-5--4-5--5-5-5--4-9-------
(5)---------------(3)-----3-----3---5-5-5--4-5--5-5-5--4-9-------
(7)-------7-------(3)---------------7-7-7--6-7--7-7-7--5-11------
(7)---7-----7-----(5)-------3-----3-7-7-7--6-7--7-7-7--5-11------
(5)-5---5-----5-0-(5)---5-----3-----5-5-5--4-5--5-5-5--4-9-------
(5)---------------(3)-3-------------5-5-5--4-5--5-5-5--4-9-------
                                    * ^ *  * *  * ^ *  * *                    

-9--/-10----(5)---------------(3)--------------------------------
-9--/-10----(5)---------------(3)-----3-----3--------------------
-11-/-12----(7)-------7-------(3)--------------------------------
-11-/-12----(7)---7-----7-----(5)-------3-----3------------------
-9--/-10--0-(5)-5---5-----5-0-(5)---5-----3----------------------
-9--/-10----(5)---------------(3)-3------------------------------
 *    ^                                      

VERSE (RIFF2): At the end of the intro there’s feed back that fades in.
Now on the recording there’s obviously two guitars, but you
 can change quickly and still get it in, but it’s fair enough to
 leave it out. You play this riff once before the singer comes in,
and then the rest of the verse, although exactly the same, is
 slightly quieter. You’re mainly concentrating on the top 3
 strings eg Ead. I’ve got the gain right up. You’ve gotta make the
 slide pretty suttle. I don’t even slide my hand down, I just kind 
of roll it back, and just concentrate on the top 2strings this time.






-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10---10-10-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10-10----
-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10---10-10-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10-10----
-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10---10-10-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10-10----
-12-/-11-12-12-/-11-12-12---12-12-12-/-11-12-12-/-11-12-12-12----
-12-/-11-12-12-/-11-12-12---12-12-12-/-11-12-12-/-11-12-12-12----
-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10---10-10-10-/-9--10-10-/-9--10-10-10----
 *    *  *  ^    ^  *  *     *  ^ *    *  *  ^    ^   *  *  ^



-(5)-/-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--------------------------
-(5)-/-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--------------------------
-(5)-/-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3—--------X3-FROM THE INTRO
-(7)-/-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--/--5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------------
-(7)-/-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--/--5-5-5-5-5-5-5--------------------------
-(5)-/-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3--------------------------
       * ^ * ^ ^ ^ *      * ^ * ^ ^ ^ *
The 577555 in brackets is to show you where you slide up from, to
 go to the chord 799777. You just slide your hand along the strings,
 but don’t depress any strings. This is used quite a bit during
 the song, so listen out for when and how much.  The same is the
 case with the symbols /  . just slide your hand along the strings.


CHORUS (RIFF3): 
-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-/--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--/--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-/--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--/--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-/--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--/--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-/--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-/--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
-12-12-12-12-12-12-12-/--11-11-11-11-11-11-11-/--9-9-9-9-9-9-9-
-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-/--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--/--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-
 *  *   ^  *  *  ^  *     *  *  ^  *  *  ^  *      * * ^ * * ^ *               

-/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------------
-/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3---X2-IN-1ST-CHORUS-----------------------------
-/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------------
-/--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------
-/--5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----------------------------------------------
-/--3-3-3-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------------------
     * * ^ * * ^ *                          

VERSE: (Same as in first Verse)

CHORUS: (Same as in first chorus)

BRIDGE (RIFF4):
-14-/12-12-12--12-/10-10-10--10-/9--9--9---9--9--/10--10-10-9--9-
-14-/12-12-12--12-/10-10-10--10-/9--9--9---9--9--/10--10-10-11-11
-14-/12-12-12--12-/10-10-10--10-/9--9--9---9--9--/10--10-10-11-11
-16-/14-14-14--14-/12-12-12--12-/11-11-11--11-11-/12--12-12-11-11
-16-/14-14-14--14-/12-12-12--12-/11-11-11--11-11-/12--12-12-11-11
-14-/12-12-12--12-/10-10-10--10-/9--9--9---9--9--/10--10-10-11-11
 *    ^  * ^    *   ^  *  ^   *  ^  *  ^   *  *    *   ^ *   ^ * 

-/-12-12-10-10-10—PLAY THIS 4 TIMES AND THEN AT THE END OF------
-/-12-12-10-10-10-THE 4TH TIME ADD IN THE RIFF BELOW. THE NEXT TIME
-/-12-12-10-10-10-YOU PLAY THE BRIDGE YOU PLAY IT 3 TIMES, ADDING
-/-12-12-10-10-10-IN THE NEXT RIFF AT THE END OF THE 3RD TIME.---
-/-12-12-10-10-10------------------------------------------------
-/-12-12-10-10-10------------------------------------------------
   *  *  ^   *  ^


-13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--/-X-X--10----
-13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--/-X-X--10----
-15-15-15-15--15-15-15-15--15-15-15-15--15-15-15-15--/-X-X--10----
-15-15-15-15--15-15-15-15--15-15-15-15--15-15-15-15--/-X-X--12----
-13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--/-X-X--12----
-13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--13-13-13-13--/-X-X--10----
 *  ^  *  ^   *  ^  *  ^   *  ^  *  ^   *  ^  *  ^           *               


LIGHT CHORUS: This is just the chorus played lightly with the flanger 
Effect on again.

CHORUS: (Same as first chorus.)

BRIDGE: Played 3 times this time, but identical.

Now, that’s the song over, although you should be able to hear
Another guitar in the background at the end. Here’s the riff for it, 
But it only lasts a few seconds!

OUTTRO (RIFF6):

-10-10-10--12-10--10-10--9--9--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-3------------------
-10-10-10--12-10--10-10--9--9--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-3------------------
-10-10-10--14-12--10-10--9--9--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-3------------------
-12-12-12--14-12--12-12--11-11-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-5------------------
-12-12-12--12-10--12-12--11-11-9-9-9-9-9-9-9--9-5------------------
-10-10-10--12-10--10-10--9--9--7-7-7-7-7-7-7--7-3------------------
                                             
SONG ORDER: 
RIFF1 X1
RIFF2 X3
RIFF3 X2
RIFF2 X3
RIFF3 X2
RIFF4 X4
RIFF5 X2
RIFF2 X2
RIFF4 X3
RIFF6 X1
Tabbed by Nathan McAuley.
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