VGJam Tabs Silent Hill 2
Silent Hill 2
"Promise" - Guitar tab
Platform(s):PlayStation 2
Composed by:Akira Yamaoka
Soundtrack:Silent Hill 2 Original Soundtracks [KMCA-120] (track 30)
Tabbed by:Deezer
Last modified:2011-05-09
Print it:Original file (.TXT)
Hear it:MIDI file
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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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Silent Hill 2 (PlayStation 2)
"Promise"

Originally composed by: Akira Yamaoka
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Tabbed by: Deezer (deezer AT videogamejam DOT com)
For http://www.videogamejam.com
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Symbols used:
   \ = slide down
   / = slide up
 <<< = gradually pick louder

All guitars, standard tuning: (low to high) EADGBe
Inspired by the first two Promise tabs on http://www.kontek.net/vgjam/


Background riff:
================
(Guitar one.)

 (Am)            (F5/A)          (C5)            (G)
-----------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------
----------5---------------5---------------5---------------4------
------2-------2-------3-------3-------5-------5-------5-------5--
--0---------------0---------------3---------------5--------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- x4

(Drums enter the third time. Guitar two enters during the end of the fourth
 time, while the background riff continues.)

|----------------------------------------------------------------
|-------------------------------------------------------------15-
|*---------------------------------------------------------------
|*---------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------
|----------------------------------------------------------------

 -------------------------------15-------------------------------
 -17-------------------------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------17------------------------14-
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------

 -12-------------------------------------------------------------
 -------------------------------13-------------------------------
 ------------------------------------12--------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------

 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 -------/12-12-12-\-10-\9-9~~~~~~~-------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------12-12/14-14\10-10--
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------

 -------------------------------------------------------------------
 --------------------------------------------/13-13-13--------------
 -------/12-12-12/14-12---------------------------------16\12-12\9--
 -------------------------------------------------------------------
 -------------------------------------------------------------------
 -------------------------------------------------------------------

 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 -------/12-12-12-\-10-\9-9~~~~~~~-------------------------------
 ---------------------------------------------12-12/14-14\10-10--
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
 ----------------------------------------------------------------

 ------------------------------------------------------------
 --------------------------------------------/13-13-13-12-12-
 ---------/12-12-12/14-12------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------------------

 (Guitar one tacit.)

 ------------------------------------------------
 -/13---12------12-13-13/15------\-13-12---13-12-
 ----------14------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------
 ------------------------------------------------

 -----------------------------------------------
 ---------12-13-13-12-13-13/15---13-15---15/17--
 --14-------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------

 -----------------------------------------------
 -\13--12------12-13-13/15------\-13-12---13-12-
 ---------14------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------

 -----------------------------------------------
 ---------12-13-13-12-13-13/15---13-15---15/17--
 --14-------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------
 -----------------------------------------------

 1.____[end_of_first_time]_______________________________________
 |
 (Background riff returns.)
 ----------------------------------------------------------------|
 ----------------------------------------------------------------|
 --14~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~--------------*|
 ---------------------------------------------------------------*|
 ----------------------------------------------------------------|
 ----------------------------------------------------------------|

  2.____[end_of_second_time]_____________________________________
  |  E5
G1|--------------------------------------------------------------
U |--------------------------------------------------------------
I |--------------------------------------------------------------
T |--2--2--2-----------------------------------------------------
A |--2--2--2-----------------------------------------------------
R |--0--0--0-----------------------------------------------------
  |
  |                                          Em
G3|--------------------------------------3---0-------------------
U |------------------------------------0-----0-------------------
I |------------------------------------------0-------------------
T |------------------------------------------2-------------------
A |--------------------------------------------------------------
R |--------------------------------------------------------------


     E5
G1|--------------------------------------------------------------|
U |--------------------------------------------------------------|
I |--------------------------------------------------------------|
T |--2--2--2-----------------------------------------------------|
A |--2--2--2-----------------------------------------------------|
R |--0--0--0-----------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                              |
  |                                          Em                  |
G3|--------------------------------------3---0-------------------|
U |------------------------------------0-----0-------------------|
I |------------------------------------------0-------------------|
T |------------------------------------------2-------------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------|
R |--------------------------------------------------------------| x2

     E5
G1|---------------------------------------------
U |---------------------------------------------
I |---------------------------------------------
T |--2--2--2------------------------------------
A |--2--2--2------------------------------------
R |--0--0--0------------------------------------
  |
  |                                          Em
G3|--------------------------------------3---0--
U |------------------------------------0-----0--
I |------------------------------------------0--
T |------------------------------------------2--
A |---------------------------------------------
R |---------------------------------------------


(Guitar one tacit. Guitar two returns.)

G2|--------------------------------------------
U |--------------------------------------------
I |--------------------------------------9--11-
T |-----------------------------------9--------
A |--------------------------------------------
R |--------------------------------------------
  |
  | Cmaj7
G3|------------0-------------------------------
U |---0--------------0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-
I |---------------0-----0--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-
T |---------------------2--2--2--2--2--2--2--2-
A |-/3------------------------3--3--3--3--3--3-
R |--------------------------------------------
    let ring..........  <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

(Just guitar 2.)

----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------
-11/12-----------\-----9--11--11/12-----------\-----9--11-
--------------------9----------------------------9--------
----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------

--------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------
-11/12-----------\-----9--11--11/12-----------\--11-----9--11-
--------------------9--------------------------------9--------
--------------------------------------------------------------
--------------------------------------------------------------

----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------
-11/12-----------\-----9--11--11/12-----------\-----9--11-
--------------------9----------------------------9--------
----------------------------------------------------------
----------------------------------------------------------

Guitar three comes back at the end here...

G2|----------------------------------------------------------------
U |----------------------------------------------------------------
I |-11/12-----------\-----9--11--11/12-----------\--11-------------
T |--------------------9-------------------------------------------
A |----------------------------------------------------------------
R |----------------------------------------------------------------
  |
G3|----------------------------------------------------------------
U |-------------------------------------------------------------10-
I |-----------------------------------------------------11--12-----
T |----------------------------------------------------------------
A |----------------------------------------------------------------
R |----------------------------------------------------------------


G2|---------------------------------------------------------------
U |---------------------------------------------------------------
I |---------------------------------------------------------------
T |--------------4--5----------------------------4--5-------------
A |--------5--7----------------------------5--7-------------------
R |---------------------------------------------------------------
  |
G3|---------------------------------------------------------------
U |-10/12-----------------------10--10/12----------------------10-
I |---------------------11--12-------------------------11--12-----
T |---------------------------------------------------------------
A |---------------------------------------------------------------
R |---------------------------------------------------------------


G2|----------------------------------------------------------------
U |----------------------------------------------------------------
I |----------------------------------------------------------------
T |--------------4--5----------------/7----------------------------
A |--------5--7-----------------------------10------9-------9--\-7-
R |----------------------------------------------------------------
  |
G3|----------------------------------------------------------------
U |-10/12----------------------10--10/12---------\--10----------10-
I |--------------------11--12---------------------------11--12-----
T |----------------------------------------------------------------
A |----------------------------------------------------------------
R |----------------------------------------------------------------


G2|---------------------------------------------------------------
U |---------------------------------------------------------------
I |---------------------------------------------------------------
T |--------------4--5----------------------------4--5-------------
A |-----7--5--7----------------------------5--7-------------------
R |---------------------------------------------------------------
  |
G3|----------------------------------------------------------------
U |-10/12-----------------------10--10/12-----------------------10-
I |---------------------11--12--------------------------11--12-----
T |----------------------------------------------------------------
A |----------------------------------------------------------------
R |----------------------------------------------------------------


G2|----------------------------------------------------------------
U |----------------------------------------------------------------
I |----------------------------------------------------------------
T |--------------4--5----------------/7----------------------------
A |--------5--7-----------------------------10------9-------9--\-7-
R |----------------------------------------------------------------
  |
G3|----------------------------------------------------------------
U |-10/12----------------------10--10/12---------\--10-------------
I |--------------------11--12--------------------------------------
T |----------------------------------------------------------------
A |----------------------------------------------------------------
R |----------------------------------------------------------------


G2|--------------------------------------------------------------
U |--------------------------------------------------------------
I |--12----------------------------------------------------------
T |--------------------------------------------------------------
A |--------------------------------------------------------------
R |--------------------------------------------------------------
  |
  |  E5
G1|--------------------------------------------------------------|
U |--------------------------------------------------------------|
I |--------------------------------------------------------------|
T |--2--2--2-----------------------------------------------------|
A |--2--2--2-----------------------------------------------------|
R |--0--0--0-----------------------------------------------------|
  |                                                              |
  |                                          Em                  |
G3|--------------------------------------3---0-------------------|
U |------------------------------------0-----0-------------------|
I |------------------------------------------0-------------------|
T |------------------------------------------2-------------------|
A |--------------------------------------------------------------|
R |--------------------------------------------------------------| x4


(Guitar one takes it home.)

 (Am)            (F5/A)          (C5)            (G)
-----------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------
----------5---------------5---------------5---------------4------
------2-------2-------3-------3-------5-------5-------5-------5--
--0---------------0---------------3---------------5--------------
----------------------------------------------------------------- x3

 (Am)            (F5/A)          (C5)            (G)
-----------------------------------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------
----------5---------------5---------------5---------------4------
------2-------2-------3-------3-------5-------5-------5-------5--
--0---------------0---------------3---------------5--------------
-----------------------------------------------------------------
  rit.


  Asus2
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-(0---------------------------------------------
-)2---------------------------------------------
-(2---------------------------------------------
-)0---------------------------------------------
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Revision history:
 03/29/2002 - First draft.
 05/09/2011 - Changed fingering in main background riff based on footage of
              Yamaoka's performance at Video Games Live 2009:
              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUIZpcAnqik

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