Darkness (L'Immoraliste)

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Darkness L'immoraliste - Be Bop Deluxe

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Tabbed by twilightcapers

From the Axe Victim album, just a basic sketch of the song for you 

to interpret.

 

Tuning: EADGBe

Intro:

 

__Csus4__C______________Csus4__C____Bb____Am_______________________

 

e|-0-----0-0---------------0---0--|-1-----0-0----------------------|

B|-1-----1-1---------------1---1--|-3-----1-1----------------------|

G|-0-----0-0---------------0---0--|-3-----2-2----------------------|

D|-3-----2-2---------------3---2--|-3-----2-2----------------------|

A|-3-----3-3---------------3---3--|-1-----0-0----------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

___G_______________________Am__G____F______________________________

 

e|-3-----------------------0---3--|-1------------------------------|

B|-0-----------------------1---0--|-1------------------------------|

G|-0-----------------------2---0--|-2------------------------------|

D|-0-----------------------2---0--|-3-------------------------0-2-3-

A|-x-----------------------0---x--|-3-------------------0-1-3------|

E|-3---------------------------3--|-1---------------1-3------------|

 

 

__Csus4__C______________Csus4__C____Bb____Am_______________________

 

e|-0-----0-0---------------0---0--|-1-----0-0----------------------|

B|-1-----1-1---------------1---1--|-3-----1-1----------------------|

G|-0-----0-0---------------0---0--|-3-----2-2----------------------|

D|-3-----2-2---------------3---2--|-3-----2-2----------------------|

A|-3-----3-3---------------3---3--|-1-----0-0----------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___G_______________________Am__G____F______________________________

 

e|-3-----------------------0---3--|-1------------------------------|

B|-0-----------------------1---0--|-1------------------------------|

G|-0-----------------------2---0--|-2------------------------------|

D|-0-----------------------2---0--|-3------------------------------|

A|-x-----------------------0---x--|-3------------------------------|

E|-3---------------------------3--|-1------------------------------|

 

 

Verse: (strum freely, this is just a rough guide...)

 

___Csus2___C________________________F/C___________Fadd2/C__________

 " Dark -  ness,         you are my Priestess... "

e|-0-------0-------0-------0------|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|

B|-1-------1-------1-------1------|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|

G|-0-------0-------0-------0---0--|-2-------2-----0-0---0---0------|

D|-0-------2-------2-------2-3----|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|

A|-3-------3-------3-------3------|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 | 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -| 1 - & - 2 - & - 3 - & - 4 - & -|

 

 

 

___Csus2___C________________________F/C_____________Fadd2/C________

 " Dark -  ness,         you are my pride... "

e|-0-------0-----0-0-------0------|-1-------1-------1---1-1-1------|

B|-1-------1-----1-1-------1------|-1-------1-------1---1-1-1------|

G|-0-------0-----0-0-------0---0--|-2-------2-------0---0-0-0------|

D|-0-------2-----2-2-------2-3----|-3-------3-------3---3-3-3------|

A|-3-------3-----3-3-------3------|-3-------3-------3---3-3-3------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___Am______________G________________F_______________Dm_____________

    " My Knight in shining armour, Disarmer of every tide...    that... "

e|-0-------0-------3-------3------|-1-------1-------1-------1------|

B|-1-------1-------0-------0------|-1-------1-------3-------3------|

G|-2-------2-------0-------0------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

D|-2-------2-------0-------0------|-3-------3-------0-------0------|

A|-0-------0-------x-------x------|-3-------3----------------------|

E|-----------------3-------3------|-1-------1----------------------|

 

 

___Am______________G________________F_______________Dm_____________

" swept the beaches clean of starfish, a death-wish to my kind... "

e|-0-------0-------3-------3------|-1-------1-------1-------1------|

B|-1-------1-------0-------0------|-1-------1-------3-------3------|

G|-2-------2-------0-------0------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

D|-2-------2-------0-------0------|-3-------3-------0-------0------|

A|-0-------0-------x-------x------|-3-------3----------------------|

E|-----------------3-------3------|-1-------1----------------------|

 

 

___Em______________F________________G______________________________

" Helpless, heedless, selfish, needless to say, it's no surprise, you're... "

e|-0-------0-------1-------1------|-3---3---3---3---3-------3------|

B|-0-------0-------1-------1------|-3---3---3---3---3-------3------|

G|-0-------0-------2-------2------|-0---0---0---0---0-------0------|

D|-2-------2-------3-------3------|-0---0---0---0---0-------0------|

A|-2-------2-------3-------3------|-x---x---x---x---x-------x------|

E|-0-------0-------1-------1------|-3---3---3---3---3-------3------|

 

 

___Csus4___C_______Cadd2___C________G5_____________________________

 " with    me            most every night...                    you're... "

e|-0-------0-------0-------0------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

B|-1-------1-------1-------1------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

G|-0-------0-------0-------0------|-0-------0-------0-------0------|

D|-3-------2-------0-------2------|-0-------0-------0-------0------|

A|-3-------3-------3-------3------|-x-------x-------x-------x------|

E|--------------------------------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

 

 

___Csus4___C_______Cadd2___C________G5_____________________________

 " with    me            most every night... "

e|-0-------0-------0-------0------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

B|-1-------1-------1-------1------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

G|-0-------0-------0-------0------|-0-------0-------0-------0------|

D|-3-------2-------0-------2------|-0-------0-------0-------0------|

A|-3-------3-------3-------3------|-x-------x-------x-------x------|

E|--------------------------------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

 

 

 

Instrumental section:

 

 

___F#sus4___________________________F#_____________________________

 

e|-2-------2-------2-------2------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

B|-2-------2-------2-------2------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

G|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

D|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-4-------4-------4-------4------|

A|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-4-------4-------4-------4------|

E|-2---2---2-----2-2---2---2---2--|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2------|

 

 

___C#_______________________________Dm_____________________________

 

e|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|

B|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|

G|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

D|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|-0-------0-----0-0---0---0------|

A|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___F______________________________

 

e|-1-------1-------1-------1------|

B|-1-------1-------1-------1------|

G|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

D|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

A|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

E|-1---1---1---1---1---1---1------|

 

 

 

 

Repeat verse, more or less the same:

 

 

Darkness, you are my true love

Darkness, you are my bride

My consummated passion, no fashionable disguise

A sleeping kiss and my demon twin lays dreaming by my side

Screaming, grinning,

Beating pinioned wings against the skies...

 

 

 

 

___Csus4___C_______Cadd2___C________G5_____________________________

" I sail with you        most every night... "

e|-0-------0-------0-------0------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

B|-1-------1-------1-------1------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

G|-0-------0-------0-------0------|-0-------0-------0-------0------|

D|-3-------2-------0-------2------|-0-------0-------0-------0------|

A|-3-------3-------3-------3------|-x-------x-------x-------x------|

E|--------------------------------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

 

 

___F#sus4___________________________F#_____________________________

 " I know the truth, the secrets of a soul, I know, I know, but no-one... "

e|-2-------2-------2-------2------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

B|-2-------2-------2-------2------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

G|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

D|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-4-------4-------4-------4------|

A|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-4-------4-------4-------4------|

E|-2---2---2-----2-2---2---2---2--|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2------|

2

 

___C#_______________________________Dm_____________________________

 " listens               no, no-one hears... "

e|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|

B|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|

G|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

D|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|-0-------0-----0-0---0---0------|

A|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___F#sus4___________________________F#_____________________________

     "I've seen the light, the poets bright and distant mirror, they are... "

e|-2-------2-------2-------2------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

B|-2-------2-------2-------2------|-2-------2-------2-------2------|

G|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

D|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-4-------4-------4-------4------|

A|-4-------4-------4-------4------|-4-------4-------4-------4------|

E|-2---2---2-----2-2---2---2---2--|-2---2---2---2---2---2---2------|

 

 

___C#_______________________________F#_____________________________

 " searching there           I have seen them there,    and they are... "

e|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

B|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

G|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|

D|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|

A|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|

E|--------------------------------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

 

 

___C#_______________________________F#_____________________________

 " searching there       for I have travelled there     and they are... "

e|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

B|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

G|-1-------1-----1-1---1---1------|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|

D|-3-------3-----3-3---3---3------|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|

A|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|-4-------4-----4-4---4---4------|

E|--------------------------------|-2-------2-----2-2---2---2------|

 

 

___C#_______________________________Bb_____________________________

 " searching there            for a home... "

e|-1-------1-------1--------------|-1-------1-------1-------1------|

B|-2-------2-------2--------------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

G|-1-------1-------1--------------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

D|-3-------3-------3--------------|-3-------3-------3-------3------|

A|-4-------4-------4--------------|-1-------1-------1-------1------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

___Bb______________________________________________________________

 

e|-1-------1-------1--------------|--------------------------------|

B|-3-------3-------3--------------|--------------------------------|

G|-3-------3-------3--------------|--------------------------------|

D|-3-------3-------3--------------|--------------------------------|

A|-1-------1-------1--------------|--------------------------------|

E|--------------------------------|--------------------------------|

 

 

 

 

Words & Music by Bill Nelson

© Bill Nelson 2020

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