Annihilation

Annihilation is a 2018 science fiction movie starring Natalie Portman and directed by Alex garland (Ex Machina).

The ambient soundscape, by composers Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury, is punctuated and contrasted with a steel string guitar theme known from the soundtrack as: What Do You Know?, Disoriented, and The Watchtower.

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How to play the Annihilation guitar theme

Annihilation is easy to play. Mostly, you’ll have a single finger on the guitar at any given time. The rapid fingerstyle will give novice guitar players and issue — but I easily recommend this for beginner guitar players.

The guitar tab is beautifully written on one page. The timing of¬†Annihilation has no rhyme or reason. I think the composer/guitar player just did it according to feel. I’ve given you breaks within the guitar tablature — to split up the sections and make it easier to read.

It’s a short piece so I added a few extra go-arounds. You’ll play the section within the repeat brackets three times, and follow the arrow on the third go-around.

Have fun. The guitar tab is available below:

**Annihilation: guitar theme

Annihilation is played in an unusual tuning (from low to high): D A D E A D.

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