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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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Intro
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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 A
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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 B
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|-0-0---------------0-0---------------|
D|-----4-4--2-2-4-4------4-4--2-2-4-4--|
A|-------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------|

(dist.)
  Riff C           Chorus
e|--------------| |---------------------------------------------|
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)


Bridge
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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
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Intro
  Riff A                                 Riff B
e|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
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 C
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------666666-----------------------------------------------------|
D|-777777777777--------444444/666666---------------------------------------|
A|--------------444444-----------------------------------------------------|
E|-555555555555--------222222/444444---------------------------------------|
    play this with low gain on amp (repeat as needed)

Chorus
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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 needed
D|---------------------------|
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
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Intro (Gtr. I)
  Riff A 
e|------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------|
G|-444444/666-444444/666--4444444444/888\444\333333/444-|2x
D|------------------------------------------------------|
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 4x
A|-repeat8x------|-2b~~~----2~~~-----|
E|---------------|----------0~~~-----|
                   ^bend down
                    and hold

End Verse with bending
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|-4-|
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|-2-|
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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|----------------------------------------------|3x
A|-2222222222-2222222222-2222222222-2222222222--|
E|-----------------------0000000000-0000000000--|

Bridge (Gtr. I)
e|----------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------|
G|-88888888---8---8-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-|3x
D|-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. II
e|-----------------------|----------------|
B|-------------2---------|----------------|
G|-4------4------4-------|----------------|
D|------4----------4-----|-4-4444-4444-44-|repeat as needed
A|-----------------------|-2-2222-2222-22-|
E|-----------------------|----------------|

Repeat Chorus

Repeat Riff A












4 - Tiny Voices
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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 needed
A|-11-11-x\5-5-5\4-0--|
E|--------------------|

Intro/Main Riff-2 (Gtr. II)
e|------------|
B|------------|
G|------------|Repeat as needed
D|------------|
A|-7----------|
E|-5-5-5-5-5--|
  [---pm----]

Verse (Gtr. I)
e|---|
B|---|
G|---|
D|-7-| just play til you hit the chorus
A|---|
E|-5-|


Chorus (Gtr. I)
e|---------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------|
G|--------888----------------------------------|
D|-222222-----222222-666666666666/777777777777-|repeat as needed
A|-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
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Intro/Verse/Main Riff  (Gtr. I)
e|---------------------------|
B|---------------------------|
G|---------------------------|
D|---7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--|repeat as needed
A|-00-00-44-44-55-55-55-55---|
E|---------------------------|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/b/box_car_racer/boxcar_racer_tab_ver_3.html ]
Intro/Verse/Main Riff-2  (Gtr. II) 
e|----|
B|-10-|
G|-7--|play everytime Gtr. I hits the D string
D|----|in the main riff only
A|----|
E|----|

Chorus (Gtr. I)
"Dooooooooon't Leeeeaaaaaave..."
e|---|
B|---|
G|-6-|just keep playing
D|-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
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Intro/Main Riff-1
Gtr. I (dist.)
e|-------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------|
G|--111111111111\7777/888\7/111111\777-|
D|-------------------------------------|repeat as needed
A|--999999999999\5555/666\5/999999\555-|
E|-------------------------------------|
play this a few times than gtr. II kicks in with..

Intro/Main Riff-2
Gtr. 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

Verse
Gtr. I
e|------|
B|------|
G|-7777-|Just play this the whole verse
D|------|
A|-5555-|
E|------|

Chorus

(Gtr. I plays Main Riff-1
 Gtr. II plays Main Riff-2)


Bridge
Gtr. 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 Chorus
Gtr. I
e|-------------------------------------|------|
B|-------------------------------------|------|
G|-77777777777-11111111-9999999-777777-|-7~~--|
D|-------------------------------------|------|
A|-55555555555-99999999-7777777-555555-|-5~~--|
E|-------------------------------------|------|
                                    end on^
       












7 - Letters To God
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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 needed
A|-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
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(get alot of feedback then play..)
 Intro/Verse          Main Riff
e|-------------|------------------|---------------|
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 needed
A|-888888--|
E|-666666--|


Then he starts saying "I got no dick" play Main Riff


Play Riff A again












9 - Sorrow
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This song has a few ways to play the intro so I'll give you them
and you can decide for yourself...

Intro/Main Riff
e|----------------|----------------|---------------|
B|----------------|----------------|---------------|
G|----------------|----------------|---------------|Pick one,
D|-0-----2---0----|----------------|-------2---0---|repeat as needed
A|---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 needed
A|----------------------------------------------|
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 needed
A|----------------------|-------------|
E|----------------------|-------------|
   Listen to song to get rythem


Play Chorus again and repeat once


(drum outro)










10 - There Is
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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
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Intro/Riff A
e|------|
B|------|
G|-6666-|repeat as many times needed
D|------|
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--------------------------|

Verse
e|-----------|-------------------------|
B|-----------|-------------------------|
G|-----------|-------------------------|Repeat 2nd part
D|-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*


Chorus
e|----------------------------------------|
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 needed
A|-----------444/5\2~-|
E|-222/4/5~-----------|


*repeat CHORUS*


*repeat RIFF A*











12 - Elevator
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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
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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 needed
D|-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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