Box Car Racer - Boxcar Racer tab

Box Car Racer's self titled full album tabs

>>>>EACH SONG PERFECT OR CLOSE TO IT !!<<<<

Tabbed by: TheMutts
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Key                                   |
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h = hammer on                         | My Notes: Well heres what I have to
p = pull off                          | say.. I have seen the songs and
b = bend                              | other full album tabs for Box Car
/ = slide up                          | Racer and some are pretty damn
\ = slide down                        | good. So I'm gonna do my best
~ = vibrato                           | to make this as perfect as I can
* = immediatly stop from ringing      | without really bitin` anyone elses
() = harmonics                        | tabs to much, because some are
r = release                           | almost right on the 100% line, but
b^ = bend up and down                 |
< = pick slide                        | most arn't. So I'm gonna put my 
x = stop from playing w/ fret fingers | two cents in and I hope you all
--------------------------------------- enjoy. This is the self-titled
--------------------------------------- Box Car Racer full album guitar
Tracks                                | tablature and I did it without
                                      | using a tab book or anything like
1  - I Feel So                        | that. I played these songs on my
2  - All Systems Go                   | Standard Strat and it sounded good 
3  - Watch The World                  | I go by track listing order and
4  - Tiny Voices                      | some songs are tabbed for 2 guitars
5  - Cat Like Thief                   | others tabbed for one guitar..
6  - And I                            | All songs are standard tuning...
7  - Letters To God                   |
8  - My First Punk Song               |
9  - Sorrow                           |
10 - There Is                         |
11 - End With You                     |
12 - Elevator                         |
13 - Instrumental                     |
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1 - I Feel So
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Introe|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------121212121212121212121212121212-12b~------------------------------|D|-5~----------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-5~-----101010101010101010101010101010-10b~--<<-10b----------------------|E|-3~-------------------------------------------------<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<----|
let this chord^ ring.. keep it ringing so you bend the A string on the 10th fret without picking it.. but still pickslide before bending Riff Ae|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-----------7777-----------7777------7777------4444*----------------------|D|-5-55-5-55------5-55-5-55------5-55------5-55----------------------------|A|-5-55-5-55-5555-5-55-5-55-5555-5-55-5555-5-55-2222*----------------------|E|-0h33-0h33------0h33-0h33------0h33------0h33----------------------------|
Verse (clean) pick kinda softly Riff Be|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|-0-0---------------0-0---------------|D|-----4-4--2-2-4-4------4-4--2-2-4-4--|A|-------------------------------------|E|-------------------------------------|
(dist.) Riff C Choruse|--------------| |---------------------------------------------|B|--------------| |---------------------------------------------|G|--------------| |---------------------------------------------|D|--------------| |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-99999999-6-6-6-6-6-6-99999999-|A|-55-44-22-44--| |-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----------6-6-6-6-6-6----------|E|-33-22-00-22--| |-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-77777777-4-4-4-4-4-4-77777777-| [-palm mute-] repeat as needed repeat as needed
(The rest is simple, and mostly just repeating stuff) Preverse (Play Riff A again) Verse (Play Riff B again) then (Play Riff C again) Chorus (Play Chorus riff again)
Bridgee|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------7777------------7777------------7777------------7777--|D|-5~-----5-55-55-55------5-55-55-55------5-55-55-55------5-55-55-55-------|A|-5~-----5-55-55-55-5555-5-55-55-55-5555-5-55-55-55-5555-5-55-55-55-5555--|E|-3~-----0-33-30-33------0-33-30-33------0-33-30-33------0-33-30-33-------| [palm muted] [palm muted] [palm muted] [palm muted]
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-4444-4444-4444-4444-44444444444-4444-4444-4444-4------------------------|D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-2222-2222-2222-2222-22222222222-2222-2222-2222-2------------------------|E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------| thats the chord for the bridge part, you know the rhythem to play it so just play that same chord like the rythem..
Chorus (Play Chorus riff again) 2 - All Systems Go ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
Intro Riff A Riff Be|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------|-----666--------------------------|D|-7777-777-77777777--7777-777-77777777-|-777-666-666-77-66-22------------|A|-7777-777-77777777--7777-777-77777777-|-777-444-666-77-66-22------------|E|-5555-555-55555555--5555-555-55555555-|-555-----444-55-44-00------------| play this with low gain on amp repeat 4 times
Verse Riff Ce|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------666666-----------------------------------------------------|D|-777777777777--------444444/666666---------------------------------------|A|--------------444444-----------------------------------------------------|E|-555555555555--------222222/444444---------------------------------------| play this with low gain on amp (repeat as needed)
Choruse|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-555555-444444-----------------------------------------------------------|D|-555555-555555-777777-333333---------------------------------------------|A|-333333-222222-777777-333333---------------------------------------------|E|---------------555555-111111---------------------------------------------|
Preverse (Play Riff A again) (Play Riff B again) Verse (Play Riff C again) Prechorus (play Riff A again with effects) Chorus (play Chorus riff again)
Bridge (all palm muted)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|repeat as neededD|---------------------------|A|--5-------7------7b-r0-----|E|-----------------5b-r0-----| play each note as many times as needed
Chorus (play Chorus riff again) Ending (play Riff A again) (play Riff B again) 3 - Watch The World ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
Intro (Gtr. I) Riff A e|------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------|G|-444444/666-444444/666--4444444444/888\444\333333/444-|2xD|------------------------------------------------------|A|-222222/444-222222/444--2222222222/666\222\111111/222-|E|------------------------0000000000--------------------|
Verse Gtr. II (clean) Gtr. I (dist.)e|---2------2----|-------------------|B|--0------0-----|-------------------|G|-4------4------|-4b~~~----4~~~-----|D|---------------|-------------------|<-- repeat 4xA|-repeat8x------|-2b~~~----2~~~-----|E|---------------|----------0~~~-----| ^bend down and hold
End Verse with bending|---||---||-4-||---||-2-||---|
Then play Riff A once... Then play the whole verse thing..
Chorus (Gtr. I) "If we can, we will leave a letter.."e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|-4444444444-4444444444-4444444444-4444444444--|D|----------------------------------------------|3xA|-2222222222-2222222222-2222222222-2222222222--|E|-----------------------0000000000-0000000000--|
Bridge (Gtr. I)e|----------------------------------|B|----------------------------------|G|-88888888---8---8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|3xD|-88888888-8-8-8-8-----------------|A|-66666666-8-6-8-6-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-5-|E|----------6---6-------------------|
Bridge part 2 (acoustic) Gtr. IIe|-----------------------|----------------|B|-------------2---------|----------------|G|-4------4------4-------|----------------|D|------4----------4-----|-4-4444-4444-44-|repeat as neededA|-----------------------|-2-2222-2222-22-|E|-----------------------|----------------|
Repeat Chorus Repeat Riff A 4 - Tiny Voices ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< I know I know! This will look almost exactly like the Tiny Voices tab at UG..and I apologize for it, but I really couldn't make a better tab for this song. And I checked after I tabbed it out and .. its already been tabbed just like I did it...
Intro/Main Riff (Gtr. I)e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|-13-13-x\7-7-7\6-2--|D|-------x------------|Repeat as neededA|-11-11-x\5-5-5\4-0--|E|--------------------|
Intro/Main Riff-2 (Gtr. II)e|------------|B|------------|G|------------|Repeat as neededD|------------|A|-7----------|E|-5-5-5-5-5--| [---pm----]
Verse (Gtr. I)e|---|B|---|G|---|D|-7-| just play til you hit the chorusA|---|E|-5-|
Chorus (Gtr. I)e|---------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------|G|--------888----------------------------------|D|-222222-----222222-666666666666/777777777777-|repeat as neededA|-222222-666-222222-666666666666/777777777777-|E|-000000-----000000-444444444444/555555555555-|
Postchorus (Gtr. I)e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|--------------------|D|--------------------|A|-(0)---(0)---(0)----|E|--5--5--5--5--5--5--| [---palm mute----]
Play Main Riff and Main Riff-2 Play Verse again Play Chorus again Play Postchorus again
Bridge (Gtr. II Clean)e|-------------------|B|-------------------|G|-------------------|D|---2--2-2--4--4-2--|A|-22-22-2-22-22-2-2-|E|-------------------|
Interlude (Gtr. I clean)"Tiny voices.. I hear voices.."e|--------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------|A|--------------------------------------------------|E|-0------4------4------0------4------5------5------|
Play Bridge again Play Chorus again Play Postchorus again 5 - Cat Like Thief ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
Intro/Verse/Main Riff (Gtr. I)e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|---7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|repeat as neededA|-00-00-44-44-55-55-55-55---|E|---------------------------|
Intro/Verse/Main Riff-2 (Gtr. II) e|----|B|-10-|G|-7--|play everytime Gtr. I hits the D stringD|----|in the main riff onlyA|----|E|----|
Chorus (Gtr. I)"Dooooooooon't Leeeeaaaaaave..."e|---|B|---|G|-6-|just keep playingD|-7-|A|---|E|-5-|
Play Main Riff and Main Riff-2 Play Chorus again
Bridge (Gtr. II)e|----------------------------------|B|------14------14--12--12---12-----|G|--9-9-----9-9------------9----9---|D|----------------------------------|A|----------------------------------|E|----------------------------------|
Continue to play Chorus on Gtr. I and Bridge of Gtr. II until the song fades away.. 6 - And I ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
Intro/Main Riff-1Gtr. I (dist.)e|-------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------|G|--111111111111\7777/888\7/111111\777-|D|-------------------------------------|repeat as neededA|--999999999999\5555/666\5/999999\555-|E|-------------------------------------|play this a few times than gtr. II kicks in with..
Intro/Main Riff-2Gtr. II (dist.)e|-----------------------------------------------|------|B|-----------------------------------------------|------|G|-77777777---------------77777777---------------|-7~~--|D|-77777777-999999\555555-77777777-999999\555555-|------|A|-55555555---------------55555555---------------|-5~~--|E|----------777777\333333----------777777\333333-|------| play this^ end of 2nd time
VerseGtr. Ie|------|B|------|G|-7777-|Just play this the whole verseD|------|A|-5555-|E|------|
Chorus (Gtr. I plays Main Riff-1 Gtr. II plays Main Riff-2)
BridgeGtr. II (all p.m.)e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|D|-7-77-777-9-99-999-------------------------------------------------------|A|-5-55-555-7-77-777-9-99-999-5-55-555-------------------------------------|E|-------------------7-77-777-3-33-333-------------------------------------|
Ending ChorusGtr. Ie|-------------------------------------|------|B|-------------------------------------|------|G|-77777777777-11111111-9999999-777777-|-7~~--|D|-------------------------------------|------|A|-55555555555-99999999-7777777-555555-|-5~~--|E|-------------------------------------|------| end on^
7 - Letters To God ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< I know this is how a lot of other people tabbed it, but I'm pretty sure this is the right way to play it so sorry if mine isn't completely unique.
Intro/Verse (clean)e|-----------------|B|-----------------|G|-----------------|D|-222222h4-555555-|repeat as neededA|-222222h4-555555-|E|-000000h2-333333-|
Chorus (clean) I'll do it like the sorrow tab and I'll cordinate the lyrics with the chords for you... (the explaination is in track #9 so scroll down a little bit so see them. But just play the chords with the lyrics.
e|---|B|---|G|---|D|-2-|"And I, I wont.." / "Gooooooo.."A|-2-|E|-0-|
e|---|B|---|G|-5-|D|-5-|"Lie. I wont.." / "ooo. Cant you.."A|-3-|E|---|
e|---|B|---|G|---|D|-5-|"Sin..." / "Wait... Maybe.."A|-5-|E|-3-|
e|---|B|---|G|---|D|-7-|"Maybe I don't Wanna.." / "I don't wanna go.."A|-7-|E|-5-|
Play Verse again Play Chorus again (keep playing the chorus through the piano interlude) Now the song switchs to distortion..
e|--------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------|D|-2-22-2-22-2h4-5-55-5-55-55--2-22-2-22-2h4-5-55-5-55-55-|A|-2-22-2-22-2h4-5-55-5-55-55--2-22-2-22-2h4-5-55-5-55-55-|E|-0-00-0-00-0h2-3-33-3-33-33--0-00-0-00-0h2-3-33-3-33-33-|
e|------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------|D|-2222222h4-55555555--222222222h4-55555555-|A|-2222222h4-55555555--222222222h4-55555555-|E|-0000000h2-33333333--000000000h2-33333333-|
Play Chorus with Distortion 8 - My First Punk Song ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
(get alot of feedback then play..) Intro/Verse Main Riffe|-------------|------------------|---------------|B|-------------|------------------|---------------|G|-------------|---------6--------|----------6----|D|-------------|--777777-6-6-8\7--|-22222222-6-66-|A|-<<<<<<<<<<--|--777777-4-6-8\7--|-22222222-4-66-|E|-<<<<<<<<<<--|--555555---4-6\5--|-00000000---44-| repeat as needed repeat as needed
Play Main Riff Again
Riff A "Theres one problem.."e|---------|B|---------|G|---------|D|-888888--|repeat as neededA|-888888--|E|-666666--|
Then he starts saying "I got no dick" play Main Riff Play Riff A again 9 - Sorrow ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< This song has a few ways to play the intro so I'll give you them and you can decide for yourself...
Intro/Main Riffe|----------------|----------------|---------------|B|----------------|----------------|---------------|G|----------------|----------------|---------------|Pick one,D|-0-----2---0----|----------------|-------2---0---|repeat as neededA|---4-0---0---4--|--5-4-0-7-4-5-4-|-5-4-0---0---4-|E|----------------|----------------|---------------|
Verse "Because I need, you, more...."e|----------------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------------|G|----------------------------------------------|D|-7777777777-6666666666-4444444444/6666666666--|Repeat as neededA|----------------------------------------------|E|-5555555555-4444444444-2222222222/4444444444--| (Tom plays the verse with the gain alittle low)
(Play Main Riff again)
Prechorus (heres what everyone forgot to put in there tabs!) "Because we moved, to fucking fast.."e|---------------------------------------------------------------|B|---------------------------------------------------------------|G|---------------------------------------------------------------|D|-66666666-44444444-10101010/1212121212121212-10101010-66666666-|A|---------------------------------------------------------------|E|-44444444-22222222-88888888/1010101010101010-88888888-44444444-|
e|---------------------------|B|---------------------------|G|---------------------------|D|-10101010/1212121212121212-|A|---------------------------|E|-88888888/1010101010101010-|
Chorus 1 (I'll give you the lyrics over the power chords so you know when to play them.. just play the powerchord over and over until the lyrics the cordinate with them finish. Just listen to the song to figure it out.. jeez!)
e|---| e|---|B|---| B|---|G|---|"I'm Sorry.." G|---|"Please forgive me.."D|-7-| D|-6-|A|-7-| A|-6-|E|-5-| E|-4-|
e|---|B|---|G|---|D|-6-|"Belieeeeeeeve me if you want.."A|---|E|-4-|
At the end of that part of the chorus play this
e|-----------|B|-----------|G|-----------|D|-444444----|A|--------0~-|E|-222222-0~-|
Play Main Riff again Play Verse again Play Chorus again and repeat once
Interlude (clean)e|----------------------|-------------|B|-0-3-2--0-3-2--0-3-2--|--0-2-3-2-0--|G|----------------------|-------------|D|----------------------|-------------|repeat as neededA|----------------------|-------------|E|----------------------|-------------| Listen to song to get rythem
Play Chorus again and repeat once (drum outro) 10 - There Is ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< PUnkKid182 already made one of the best tabs for the song and it wouldn't be right to make one just like his and put it in here so I'm just gonna advise you use his tab. Thanks. 11 - End With You ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
Intro/Riff Ae|------|B|------|G|-6666-|repeat as many times neededD|------|A|-4444-|E|------|
Intro pt. 2"What the fuck!?" Main Riff (3x)e|------------------------|------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------|------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------|-----------------------6------------------------|D|----------------------6-|-444-6/7--77777777\6/7-6------------------------|A|-444-6/7-77777777\6/7-4-|-444-4/5--77777777\6/7-4------------------------|E|-222-4/5-55555555\4/5---|-222-4/5--55555555\4/5--------------------------|
Versee|-----------|-------------------------|B|-----------|-------------------------|G|-----------|-------------------------|Repeat 2nd partD|-222-4-6/7-|-------4-4-4-------------|as needed...A|-222-4-6/7-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|E|-000-2-4/5-|-0-0-0-------0-0-0-0-0-0-| [-------P.M.--------]
Prechorus *repeat RIFF A*
Choruse|----------------------------------------|B|----------------------------------------|G|-----------------------------------6666-|D|-6666666666666666/4444444444444444------|A|-6666666666666666/4444444444444444-4444-|E|-4444444444444333/2222222222222222------|
*repeat MAIN RIFF* *repeat VERSE* *repeat RIFF A* *repeat CHORUS*
Interlude (with effects)e|--------------------|B|--------------------|G|-----------666/7\4~-|D|-444/6/7~-----------|Repeat as neededA|-----------444/5\2~-|E|-222/4/5~-----------|
*repeat CHORUS* *repeat RIFF A* 12 - Elevator ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< This song has only one riff per guitar that they play the entire song... play both with low gain..
Gtr. I (dist.)e|----------------------------|B|------------------0~--------|G|----------------------------|D|----------------------------|A|--------5-------7-------9---|E|-\333333-33/8888-888\777777-|
Gtr. II (dist.)e|------------------------------------------------------------|B|------------------------------------------------------------|G|------------------------------------------------------------|D|-55555555555555555555----101010101010-----99999999999999----|A|----------------------x0---------------x0----------------x0-|E|-33333333333333333333-x0-8888888888888-x0-77777777777777-x0-| do these^ really fast
Elevator is the one song that I'm kinda unsure about.. so I dont know if its right or now.. 13 - Instrumental ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>< ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
Gtr. I (dist. and all p.m.)e|--------------------------------------------------------------------|B|--------------------------------------------------------------------|G|--------------------------------------------------------------------|D|--------------------------------------------------------------------|A|-55-------44-------55------44------55------44------55------44-------|E|---555555---444444---222222--444444--555555--444444--222222--444444-| repeat as needed
Gtr. II (dist.)e|-----------------------------------------|B|-----------------------------------------|G|------8888------9999---------------------|repeat as neededD|-2222-8888-2222-9999-2222-6666-2222-7777-|A|-2222-6666-2222-7777-2222-6666-2222-7777-|E|-0000------0000------0000-4444-0000-5555-|
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