Blind Guardian

Run for the Night

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Run for the Night

Year: 1990 - Album: Follow the Blind

	  		Run For the Night (live) by Blind Guardian 
   off Tales from the Twilight World 
 
Transcribed by Stefan Gabriel 
e-mail: [email protected] 
 
* Words and music by Blind Guardian (1991) 
 
Legend 
fb  - full bend 
fbr - full bend then release 
hb  - half bend 
~   - vibrato 
h p - hammer-on, pull-off 
{{  - tremolo picking 
T   - tap 
tr  - trill 
 
Fast Tempo 
 
 
Intro                          x3 
|---------------------------------|-------|| 
|---------------------------------|-------|| 
|---------------------------------|-------|| 
|-7-------------------------------|-9-7-9-|| 
|-5-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4---|-7-5-7-|| 
|---------------------------------|-------|| 
    P.M........................} 
 
 
Riff A 
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|*-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|*-9-----------------------------|------------------------------7-| 
|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-| 
|--------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
    P.M.......................................................} 
 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-5-----------------------------|--------------------------5--4-| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3--2-| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
    P.M..................................................} 
 
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-2-------------------------------|-----------------------------2-| 
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| 
|---------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
    P.M........................................................} 
 
|------------|-------------| 
|------------|-------------| 
|------------|------------*| 
|-12--11--12-|-14--12--11-*| 
|-10--9---10-|-12--10--9---| 
|------------|-------------| 
 
 
Riff B 
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|*-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|*-6-----------------------------|-----------------------------4-| 
|--4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-|-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-2-| 
|--------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
    P.M......................................................} 
 
|-------------------------------|----|---------|-----------| 
|-------------------------------|----|---------|-----------| 
|-------------------------------|----|---------|----------*| 
|-2---------------------------4-|-6\-|-9--8--9-|-11--9--8-*| 
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-|-4\-|-7--6--7-|-9---7--6--| 
|-------------------------------|----|---------|-----------| 
    P.M.....................} 
 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
|-9-----------------------------|------------------------------7-| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-| 
|-------------------------------|--------------------------------| 
    P.M......................................................} 
 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
|-5-----------------------------|--------------------------5--4-| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--3--2-| 
|-------------------------------|-------------------------------| 
    P.M.................................................} 
 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-2-----------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
    P.M.........................................................} 
 
|------------|------------|| 
|------------|------------|| 
|------------|------------|| 
|-12--11--12-|-14--12--11-|| 
|-10--9---10-|-12--10--9--|| 
|------------|------------|| 
 
 
Riff C   with fill (high fret notes) 
|---|-----|---|-----|---|------------|-----------------|----------------| 
|---|-----|---|-----|---|-15fb 15fbr-|-(15)p13p12----12|-----------tr---| 
|---|-----|---|-----|---|------------|------------14---|-12-14--11h12p11| 
|-9-|-(9)-|-7-|-(7)-|-5-|-(5)--------|-7---------------|-12------11-----| 
|-7-|-(7)-|-5-|-(5)-|-3-|-(3)--------|-5---------------|-10------9------| 
|---|-----|---|-----|---|------------|-----------------|----------------| 
 Run for the night.... 
 
|------|------|------|------|------|------|------|--------|| 
|------|------|------|------|------|------|------|--------|| 
|-14~--|------|------|------|------|------|------|--------|| 
|-9----|-(9)--|-7----|-(7)--|-5----|-(5)--|-7----|-12--11-|| 
|-7----|-(7)--|-5----|-(5)--|-3----|-(3)--|-5----|-10--9--|| 
|------|------|------|------|------|------|------|--------|| 
 
 
Riff D 
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
|-----------------------------|-------------------------7-6-| 
|-5-------5-------5-------4-5-|-7-------7-------7-------5-4-| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-----| 
|-----------------------------|-----------------------------| 
    P.M..   .....   .....         .....   .....   .....} 
 
|-----------------------------|-----------------------|| 
|-----------------------------|-----------------------|| 
|-----------------------------|-----------------7---6-|| 
|-5-------5-------5-------4-5-|-7-------7-------5---4-|| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-2-3-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-------|| 
|-----------------------------|-----------------------|| 
    P.M..   .....   .....         .....   ....} 
 
 
 Riff E 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|-5-------------------------------|------------------4---5---| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-3-3-| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
    P.M.............................................   ..  ..} 
 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|------------------7---6---| 
|-7-------------------------------|------------------5-5-4-4-| 
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5----------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
    P.M............................................    ..  ..} 
 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
|-5-------------------------------|------------------4---5---| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3--2-2-3-3-| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------------| 
    P.M.............................................   ..  ..} 
 
|---------------------------------|--------------------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------| 
|---------------------------------|-7--6------*--------| 
|-7-------------------------------|-5--4-----(7)-------| 
|-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|----------(5)-------| 
|---------------------------------|--------------------| 
    P.M.........................}         *2nd time only 
 
 
Riff F 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
|-9-----------------------------|-9-7-9-|-12-------------------------------| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-5-7-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-| 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
    P.M........................              ............................} 
 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
|-14-12-11-|-12-11-9---------------------------|-9--7--9-| 
|-12-10-9--|-10-9--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7--5--7-| 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
                     P.M......................} 
 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|| 
|-5---------------5-------------|-4---------------7---------------|| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------|| 
    P.M............   .........     .............   .............} 
 
 
Riff G 
half tempo 
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---|-----|---|-----|| 
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---|-----|---|-----|| 
|---------|---------|---------|---------|---|-----|---|-----|| 
|---------|---------|---------|---------|-5-|-(5)-|-7-|-(7)-|| 
|-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-|-3-|-(3)-|-5-|-(5)-|| 
|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-|---|-----|---|-----|| 
 
 
Solo 
       E5          E5 D5 E5 
|-------||------|---|---|-15fb~-12|-17-12-12-12-17-12-12-12-| 
|-12-15-||-15fb-|---|---|---------|-------------------------| 
|-------||--{{--|---|---|---------|-------------------------| 
|-------||------|-%-|-%-|---------|-------------------------| 
|-------||------|---|---|---------|-------------------------| 
|-------||------|---|---|---------|-------------------------| 
 
|-17-12-12-12-17-12-12-12-|-17fb--17fb--17fb-|-17fb~-15-| 
|-------------------------|------------------|----------| 
|-------------------------|------------------|----------| 
|-------------------------|------------------|----------| 
|-------------------------|------------------|----------| 
|-------------------------|------------------|----------| 
 
|-19p15----15h17p15----15-|---|---|-20fb~-|-19-17-15-|-17-15-14-| 
|-------17----------17----|---|---|-------|----------|----------| 
|-------------------------|---|---|-------|----------|----------| 
|-------------------------|-%-|-%-|-------|----------|----------| 
|-------------------------|---|---|-------|----------|----------| 
|-------------------------|---|---|-------|----------|----------| 
 
|-15-17-15-|-----17p15p|14-15-----|------17p15p|14-15--------| 
|----------|-17~-------|------17~-|-(17)-------|------15~----| 
|----------|-----------|----------|------------|-------------| 
|----------|-----------|----------|------------|----------14-| 
|----------|-----------|----------|------------|-------------| 
|----------|-----------|----------|------------|-------------| 
 
|----------|----------|----------|----------|-----|---------------| 
|-13-12----|-15-13-12-|-13-12----|----------|-----|---------------| 
|-12-11-14-|-14-12-11-|-12-11-14-|-12-11-12-|-12~-|-(12)-12-14-16-| 
|-------14-|----------|-------14-|-12----12-|-14~-|-(14)-14-16-17-| 
|----------|----------|----------|----14----|-----|---------------| 
|----------|----------|----------|----------|-----|---------------| 
 
|-----|---------------|-----|------------|-------------------| 
|-----|---------------|-----|------12-13-|-15-13h15p13-12----| 
|-14~-|-(14)-14-12-11-|-12~-|-(12)-11-12-|-14-12h14p12-11-14-| 
|-16~-|-(16)-14-12-14-|-14~-|-(14)-------|----------------14-| 
|-----|---------------|-----|------------|-------------------| 
|-----|---------------|-----|------------|-------------------| 
 
|-------------|-----|---------------|---------|------------| 
|-12----------|-----|------12h15p12-|-15fb-15-|-12~-15-----| 
|-11-14-12-11-|-12~-|-(12)--11-12---|-11------|-(11)-------| 
|----14-12-11-|-14--|-(14)----------|---------|------14-12-| 
|-------------|-----|---------------|---------|------------| 
|-------------|-----|---------------|---------|------------| 
 
|---------------------|-----------|--T--------T--------T--------T-------| 
|-15fb-15fb-15fb-15fb-|-15fb~--12-|-19p15p12-20p15p12-19p15p12-20p15p12-| 
|---------------------|-----------|-------------------------------------| 
|-10~-----------------|-----------|-7-----------------------------------| 
|---------------------|-----------|-5-----------------------------------| 
|---------------------|-----------|-------------------------------------| 
 
|--T--------T--------T-----|| 
|-19p15p12-20p15p12-19p12~-|| 
|--------------------------|| 
|-12-------11--------------|| 
|-10--------9--------------|| 
|--------------------------|| 
 
 
Outro Solo (starts at fill from Riff C) 
|------------|------------------|-----------------|-----|---------------| 
|-15fb 15fbr-|-(15)p13p12----12-|-----------tr----|-----|---------------| 
|------------|-------------14---|-12-14--11h12p11-|-----|---------11-12-| 
|------------|------------------|-----------------|-14~-|-(14)-14-------| 
|------------|------------------|-----------------|-----|---------------| 
|------------|------------------|-----------------|-----|---------------| 
 
|-----|------------|-----|------|----------------------|-------------------| 
|-----|------------|-----|------|----------------------|---12h13h15p13p12~-| 
|-11~-|-(11)-------|-----|------|----11h12p11----11h12h|14-----------------| 
|-----|------14-12-|-10~-|-(10)-|-14----------14-------|-------------------| 
|-----|------------|-----|------|----------------------|-------------------| 
|-----|------------|-----|------|----------------------|-------------------| 
 
|-----|------------|-----|------------|-----|------------| 
|-----|------------|-----|------------|-----|------12-13-| 
|-----|------11-12-|-11~-|-(11)-------|-----|------------| 
|-14~-|-(14)-------|-----|------14-12-|-14~-|-(14)-------| 
|-----|------------|-----|------------|-----|------------| 
|-----|------------|-----|------------|-----|------------| 
 
|-------------------|-------------|-----|------------|-----|------------| 
|-15-13h15p13p12----|-12----------|-----|------------|-----|------------| 
|----------------14-|----14-12-11-|-12~-|-(12)-11-12-|-11~-|-(11)-------| 
|-------------------|-------------|-----|------------|-----|------14-12-| 
|-------------------|-------------|-----|------------|-----|------------| 
|-------------------|-------------|-----|------------|-----|------------| 
 
|--------|--------|--------------|-------------|| 
|--------|--------|-------12-13--|-15fb~-(15)r-|| 
|--------|-----11-|-12-14-{{-{{--|-------------|| 
|-10--12-|-14--{{-|-{{-{{--------|-------------|| 
|-{{--{{-|-{{-----|--------------|-------------|| 
|--------|--------|--------------|-------------|| 
 
Coda 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
|-9-----------------------------|-9-7-9-|-12-------------------------------| 
|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7-5-7-|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-| 
|-------------------------------|-------|----------------------------------| 
    P.M........................              ............................} 
 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
|-14-12-11-|-12-11-9---------------------------|-9--7--9-| 
|-12-10-9--|-10-9--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|-7--5--7-| 
|----------|-----------------------------------|---------| 
                     P.M......................} 
 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
|-5-----------------5-----------|-4---------------7---------------| 
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-| 
|-------------------------------|---------------------------------| 
    P.M............   .........     .............   .............} 
 
half tempo 
|---|----|----|---------|----|| 
|---|----|----|---------|----|| 
|---|----|----|---------|----|| 
|-9-|-12-|-5--|-*-------|-9--|| 
|-7-|-10-|-3--|-10-\\---|-7--|| 
|---|----|----|-{{------|----|| 
          P.M..} *slide down neck while tremolo picking 
 
Song Structure 
Intro         - intro x6 
Verse 1       - with Riff A 
Verse 2       - with Riff B 
Chorus        - with Riff C 
Interlude     - with intro 
Verse 3        - with Riff A 
Verse 2 
Chorus 1 
Interlude     - with Riff D 
Verse 4       - with Riff E 
Chorus 2      - with Riff F 
Interlude     - with Riff F, Riff G 
Solo 
Chorus 1 (x2) - with outro solo 
Coda          - with coda 
 
Intro 
 
Verse 1 
There comes the last part and end of our old age 
with thunder and lightning the dark lord is taking 
the crown of the whole world 
his creatures will kill me and poisons my soul 
to the end I'll fight 
 
Verse2 
but I know that the things 
that I do are so meaningless - Oh no 
I see the hill but it's so far away 
I know I can't reach it 
but I try it again and again in my dark dreams 
he's wasting my last will how long can I stay here 
when the mightiest of all will now 
 
Chorus 1 
Run for the Night burn away 
the times of his fall I've to pay 
 
Interlude 
 
Verse 3 
Visions of darkness prepared for the last strike 
and bloodlust their weapons and madness 
you see to their 
eyes there's no way out 
I'm lost in a dark dream and losing control 
to the end I'll fight 
 
Verse 2 
 
Chorus 
 
Interlude 
 
Verse 4 
You see them running in the shadows of the night 
It is not what it used to be 
they've been scared and they've been anxiously tonight 
you see them running with the wind they 
 
Chorus 2 
Run for the Night (x3) 
 
Interlude 
 
Solo 
 
Chorus 1 (x2) 
 
Coda 
 
The End 
		  

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